Input and Output Notes
HDTV Tuner: The TV has
built-in over-the-air HDTV (ATSC) and Digital Cable (QAM) tuners, so you don't
separate set-top box to receive and decode over-the-air HDTV/SDTV
or unencrypted Digital Cable signals.
LCD Panel: The LCD TV features a 10-bit
video processor, 60Hz refresh rate, and wide viewing angle for clear high-action home theater images.
DynaLight Dynamic Back-Light Control: Toshiba's DynaLight Back-Light Control utilizes advanced
image processing to monitor the brightness of each video frame, and adjust
the backlight intensity accordingly. This precision creates seamless transitions with deep blacks for increased detail and depth analysis.
Native Resolution: The LCD television displays
all inputs at a resolution of 720p (1366 x 768). The HDMI inputs will accept 1080i, 720p, 480p, 480i, VGA,
SVGA and XGA signals while the component video inputs
will accept 1080i, 720p, 480p and 480i.
CableClear DNR: Designed to optimize poor NTSC signals from antenna or cable, this noise
reduction system eliminates video noise ("snow") for a clean crisp image. This
system detects the quality of the incoming video signal, and automatically
applies the needed amount of video optimization.
Picture Size: When viewing a
source, you can choose one of the following picture sizes:
- Natural: image is
displayed close to its originally formatted proportion
- TheaterWide 1: the picture is
non-uniformly enlarged; the center of the picture remains close to its true
proportion, but the left and right edges are stretched wider to fill the
screen, used primarily with a 4:3 source
- TheaterWide 2: entire
picture is uniformly enlarged, used primarily with a letter box source
- TheaterWide 3: picture is
non-uniformly enlarged; the picture is stretched wider to fill the width of
the screen and stretched slightly taller, used primarily with letter box
programs with subtitles
- Full: mainly
designed for receiving a squeezed 4:3 signal (a 480i or 480p16:9 program squeezed into
a 4:3 transmission), the picture is stretched wider to
fill the screen, but not taller, none of the picture is
Auto Aspect Ratio: The Auto Aspect Ratio feature will
automatically select the picture size when one of the following inputs sources
is received - a 480i signal from the Video 1 and 2 inputs or a 480i, 480p, 720p,
from the HDMI 1 and 2 inputs. The aspect ratio will automatically adjust as
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Note: When the TV
cannot identify the aspect ratio of the signal source, the aspect
ratio of the TV will be adjusted to your Picture Size selection in
the TV's menu
Picture Modes: You can select
one of the following picture modes for each input:
- Sports: bright and dynamic
- Standard: standard picture
- Movie: lower contrast for
a darkened room
- Preference: allows you to
adjust and store contrast, back light, DynaLight, Dynamic Contrast, brightness, color, tint,
Dynamic Contrast: When dynamic
contrast is set to On, the TV will detect when changes in picture quality that affect
the appearance of your contrast settings and adjust the video automatically.
Backlight Adjustment: The television features a Backlight Adjustment
function which lets you adjust the TV's screen backlight for better visibility.
Color Temperature: You can
change the quality of the picture by selecting from three preset color
temperatures - Cool (blueish), Medium (neutral), or Warm (reddish). You can also
adjust the levels of greens and blues in each preset temperature.
MPEG Noise Reduction: The MPEG noise reduction feature allows you to reduce visible interference caused by MPEG
compression. You can choose High, Medium, Low, or
Static Gamma Adjustment: The Static Gamma feature allows you to adjust the levels of black in the picture. The adjustment range is with +/-5 from center.
Favorite Browser: The Favorites Browser function allows you
to quickly set up a favorite channels list so you can jump to a preferred
Channel Return: The Channel Return feature
allows you to switch between two channels without entering an actual channel
number each time.
Channel Label: A list of common channel labels for various
channels such as ABC, CBS, etc. are programmed into the TV. You are able to view
and assign these logos to your incoming stations.
Closed Captions: The TVs closed
caption mode has two options:
- Captions: an on-screen
display of the dialog, narration, and sound effects of TV programs and video
that are closed captioned
- Text: an on-screen display
of information not related tot the current program, such as weather or stock
data when provided by individual stations
Digital CC: You can customize
the closed caption display characteristics by changing the background color,
text size, type, edge, and color.
SoundStrip Speaker System:
The SoundStrip Speaker System utilizes a
thin-line speaker design with enhanced dynamic range. This eliminates the big
round speakers, without losing any of the big home theater sound.
Audio Adjustments: The television features independent bass and treble
controls that are adjustable from 0 to 20. The television's built-in speakers
also can be balanced from left to right.
Mute: The TV mutes the volume half-way when the Mute button is pressed once on the remote; when pressed a
second time the TV will mute the volume completely and when pressed a third time
the volume will resume as normal.
Sleep Timer: The sleep timer switches the television off
after a specified amount of time. The sleep timer can be set to 30 minutes, 60
minutes, 190 minutes or Off.
Parental Control: Some TV programs and movies include signals that
classify the content of the program (violence, dialogue, language, etc). The
V-Chip feature in this television detect the signals and blocks the programs
according to the ratings you select. Your rating setting is protected by a
custom-user 4-digit password.
Last Mode Memory: If the power
is cut off while you are viewing the TV, the Last Mode Memory feature
automatically turns on the TV when the power is re-supplied.
Note: You should unplug the TV's
power cord if it is probable that you will be away from the TV for an
extended period of time after the power is restored.
Auto Power Off: In ANT mode the
TV will automatically turn itself off after approximately 15 minutes if it is
turned to a vacant channel or a station that completes it broadcast for the day.
PC Connection: You can view the
image from your PC on the TV screen by the unit's 15-pin D-sub RGB input or HDMI
input. The television supports the following PC resolutions through its PC
- VGA: 640 x 480 (60Hz)
- SVGA: 800 x 600 (60Hz)
- XGA: 1024 x 768 (60Hz)
- WXGA: 1280 x 768 (60Hz) or 1360 x 768 (60Hz)
PC Settings: When your PC is
connected to the TV's 15-pin D-sub RGB terminal, you can use the TV's PC
Settings features to make adjustments to the image such as picture horizontal
and vertical position, clock phase (helps reduce noise and sharpens picture) and
sampling clock (helps reduce noise and minimize periodic vertical stripes
PC Audio: This function allows you to output the sound from
your PC through the TV's speakers via the PC stereo 3.5mm input on back of the TV.
Pedestal Stand: The 19AV500U comes with a pedestal stand
attached to the TV. The stand adds approximately 1.25" to the height of the TV panel.
The pedestal stand can be removed to wall mount the LCD television.
Wall Mounting: The TV has four threaded inserts on the back
for use with an optional wall-mount bracket. The spacing of the mounting holes
is VESA 100 x 100
(100mm horizontal x 100mm vertical) in accordance with the industry standards set by the Video
Electronics Standards Association. The threaded inserts require M4 (4mm) machine screws
Multi-brand Remote: The supplied remote is
pre-programmed to operate this unit and a number of functions on many other
brand components; including cable boxes, satellite receivers, DVD players
(including portables), VCRs, DVD/VCR combos, HTIBs (Home Theater In a Box), and
Input and Output Notes
Input: The HDMI input consist of a single type-A connector HDMI jack. The HDMI jack can
accommodate a copy-protected digital connection (HDCP) from other devices (such as
digital set-top boxes) that have compatible interfaces. The HDMI jack is compliant with the
E-EDID (Enhanced-Extended Display Identification) standards. If you want to connect a DVI-compatible device, you will
need an HDMI-to-DVI adapter cable. Since DVI does not carry audio signals, a
stereo 3.5mm audio input is provided for the HDMI input. In addition to the
HDMI-to-DVI adapter cable, you will also need a 3.5mm audio cable. The HDMI
input can also be used to connect the TV to your PC along with the shared PC
stereo 3.5mm audio jack.
Note: The HDMI input
will accept 1080i, 720p, 480p, and 480i video signals. The HDMI inputs
will support Linear PCM (sampling rate 32/44.1/48kHz) audio format.
RGB/PC Input: This connection
allows you to view the image of a personal computer on the TV screen. When
connecting the PC to the TV, you will need a 15-pin D-sub RGB computer cable and a PC
audio cable. The PC input shares the same 3.5mm audio input as the HDMI input.
Component Video Input: The ColorStream
HD Component video input will accept 1080i, 720p,
480p, and 480i signals.
Digital Audio Output: An
optical digital output is provided to allow you to connect the unit to a
surround processor. The format can be set to Dolby
Digital or PCM.