Inputs and Outputs 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.
Cinespeed: Toshiba's REGZA
Premium LCD Hi-Speed Cinespeed panels offer fast response times of 8ms or less
for an ultra sharp picture, especially when displaying fast-moving action
scenes, and demanding video games.
PixelPure Hi-Bit Digital Video Processing:
Toshiba's PixelPure video
processing system uses a 12-bit video DAC and constantly monitors changes in signal quality, content, and movement
to enhance sharpness, contrast, and color reproduction.
Native Resolution: The 37LX96 displays
all inputs at a resolution of 1366 x 768. The HDMI and component video inputs
will accept 1080i, 720p, 480p, and 480i signals.
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.
Channel Browser: The Channel
Browser allows you to browse and view channels by storing your recently viewed
channels in channel history. You can surf back or forward to channels you viewed prior to
your current channel. Up to 32 previously viewed channels, along with picture
snapshots of the previously viewed channels and inputs, can be stored in history.
The Favorite Browser allows you to quickly set up a favorite channel/inputs list
that is integrated into the Channel Browser.
SurfLock: The SurfLock feature
temporarily memorizes one channel under the Channel Return button, so you can
return to that channel quickly from any other channel.
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
- Theater Wide 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
- Theater Wide 2: entire
picture is uniformly enlarged, used primarily with a widescreen source
- Theater Wide 3: picture is
non-uniformly enlarged; the picture is stretched wider to fill the width of
the screen and stretched slightly taller
- Full: mainly
designed for receiving a squeezed 4:3 signal (a 16:9 programs squeezed into
a 4:3 transmission), the picture is stretched wider to
fill the screen, but not taller, none of the picture is
- Note: Full cannot be
used with 1080i and 720p signals.
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, brightness, color, tint,
Game Mode: When playing a video
game requiring split-second timing (high-action games, music creation, etc.),
the Game Mode shortens the frame delays between the on-screen display and the
input from the controller.
Note: The Game Mode can only be used on the
Video 1, Video 2, ColorStream HD1, ColorStream HD2, HDMI 1 or HDMI 2 inputs.
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
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.
Vertical Edge Enhancer: This
feature strengthens video contour by correcting the edges of the horizontal
bars. The Vertical Edge Enhancer to High, Middle, Low, or Off.
Stable Sound: When the signal
source is changed, this feature limits the highest volume level to prevent
extreme changes in volume.
SRS WOW: WOW is a special
combination of SRS Labs audio technologies that creates a surround sound
experience with deep, rich bass from stereo sound sources, making the TV audio
sound fuller, richer, and wider. WOW consists of these three features:
- SRS 3D: turns on/off the
surround sound effect
- FOCUS: turns on/off the
vocal emphasis effect
- TruBass: selects the
desired bass expansion level (High, Low, or Off)
Sleep Timer: The sleep timer
switches the television off after a specified amount of time. The sleep timer
can be adjusted from 10 minutes to 3 hours in 10-minute increments.
Front Panel Lock: You can lock
the control panel to prevent your settings from being changed accidentally (by
children, for example). When the lock is On, only the power button will operate.
Input Lock: You can use the
Input Lock feature to lock the video inputs so that they cannot be viewed. Input
Lock works for Video 1, Video 2, ColorStream HD-1, ColorStream HD-2, HDMI 1,
HDMI 2, and PC, as well as channels 3 and 4.
You can label each input according to the connected source. The preset list of
labels includes: Cable, DTV, Satellite/DSS, VCR, Laser Disc, DVD, HD-DVD, Audio Receiver, Compact Disc, Video Recorder, Game Console, Hide (so you
don't have to toggle through an input you're not using), and the default label
THINC: The Toshiba Home
Interactive Network Connection (THINC) feature allows you to connect the TV to
your home network which will enable access to file sharing and e-mail scheduling
features. You can access JPEG and MP3 files stored on your network or home PC
and play them on the TV. You can also schedule recordings and reminders by
sending an e-mail from any PC. This feature requires Windows XP Home or
Professional (Service Pack 1 or 2) or Windows 2000 Operating systems.
Note: You cannot access
or browse the Internet through the TV.
DVD Slot: The 37LX96 has a
built-in DVD/CD slot on the left side. The controls for the DVD player are
located beside the slot, and have the following buttons: Play, Stop, >>|Skip,
|<<Skip, and Open/Close.
Playback Options: The built-in
DVD player features fast forward and fast reverse speeds of 2x to 64x for DVDs,
2x to 16x for VCD/CDs. Slow motion playback is available in either direction at
speeds of 1/2x to 1/8x for DVDs and up to 1/3x for VCDs. When the unit is
paused, you can play back the video frame-by-frame in forward direction.
A-B Repeat Play: The DVD
player's A-B Repeat playback feature allows you to repeat material between two
selected points. A-B repeat works when playing DVDs, VCDs, and CDs, but not for
MP3/JPEG discs and interactive DVDs.
Detachable Stand: The TV comes
mounted on a pedestal stand for easy placement on top
of a counter or table. On the pedestal stand, the TV can swivel 15°
left or right for best viewing angle.
Wall Mounting: The TV has 4
threaded inserts on the back for
use with an optional wall-mount bracket. The spacing of the
mounting holes is VESA 200 (200mm x 200mm) in accordance with the industry standards set by the Video
Electronics Standards Association. The threaded inserts require M6 (6mm) machine screws.
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, PVRs, Cable/PVR combos, DBS/PVR
combos, Audio Amps, CD players, and A/V receivers.
Inputs and Outputs Notes
Inputs: This TV is equipped with two HDMI jacks which can
accommodate a copy-protected digital connection (HDCP) from other devices (such as
digital set-top boxes) that have compatible interfaces. The HDMI jacks are
compliant with the EIA/CEA-861/861B standard and are not intended for use with
personal computers. 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 RCA audio input is provided for the HDMI input (shared by the PC input).
Note: The HDMI jacks
will accept 1080i, 720p, 480p, and 480i signals.
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 RGB computer cable and a PC
audio cable. The monitor output resolution of the PC can be set to VGA
(640x480), SVGA (800x600), or XGA (1024x768).
Note: The PC input
shares the audio input with the HDMI/DVI input, so if you are connecting
a device using an HDMI/DVI adapter, you will not be able to plug in the
PC audio cable.
THINC (Ethernet) Port: An RJ-45
jack is provided for connecting the TV to your home network for file sharing and
Component Video Inputs: The two ColorStream
HD Component video inputs will accept 1080i, 720p,
480p, and 480i signals.
A/V Output: Standard composite
video and analog audio outputs are provided for connecting a VCR for editing and
dubbing. The A/V OUT terminals will output audio only when the TV's input mode
is HDMI, Component Video, or PC, or when the MP3 Audio player is active.
Audio Output: An additional
analog audio output (left and right RCA jacks) is provided for connecting the TV
to a receiver or amplifier. When using this output, the TV's built-in speakers
must be turned off. Because this is a variable output, the TV's remote control
can control the volume of the external speakers.
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.
Antenna Input: There is a
single RF coaxial input for analog or digital cable/antenna connections.