LG 42LN5700 Owner's Manual

52 pages manual for LG 42LN5700 Flat Panel TV, LED TV

LG 42LN5700 Flat Panel TV, LED TV Manual

Manufacturer: LG

Category of Device: Flat Panel TV, LED TV

Document: LG 42LN5700 Owner's Manual, File Type: PDF

Count of Pages: 52

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LG 42LN5700 Flat Panel TV, LED TV Manual, Summary of Contents:

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LG 42LN5700 Manual Page 1 Page 1 www.lg.com P/NO :  MFL67690902 (1301-REV00) 32LN5700 39LN5700 42LN5700 47LN5700 50LN5700 55LN5700 60LN5700 32LN570B 32LN5750 39LN5750  42LN5750  47LN5750  50LN5750 55LN5750  60LN5750 47LN5790 55LN5790 Please read this manual carefully before operating  your set and retain it for future reference. OWNER’S MANUAL LED TV * LG LED TV refers to an LCD screen with LED backlights. ...

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LG 42LN5700 Manual Page 2 Page 2 ENGLISH 2 IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS Always comply with the following precautions to avoid dangerous situations and ensure peak performance of your product. y y Do not use this apparatus near water. Short-circuit Breaker Power Supply  y y Clean only with a dry cloth. Short-circuit Breaker Power Supply  y y Do not block any ventilation openings. Install in accordance with the manufacturer’s instructions. Short-circuit Breaker Power Supply  y y Do not install near any heat sources such as radiators, heat registe...

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LG 42LN5700 Manual Page 3 Page 3 ENGLISH 3 IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS y y Protect the power cord from being walked on or pinched particularly at plugs, convenience receptacles, and the point where they exit from the apparatus. Short-circuit Breaker Power Supply  y y Only use attachments/accessories specified by the manufacturer. Short-circuit Breaker Power Supply  y y Use only with a cart, stand, tripod, bracket, or table specified by the manufacturer, or sold with the apparatus. When a cart is used, use caution when moving the cart/apparatus combination to a...

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LG 42LN5700 Manual Page 4 Page 4 ENGLISH 4 IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS y y Grounding(Except for devices which are not grounded.) Ensure that you connect the earth ground wire to prevent possible electric shock (i.e. a TV with a three-prong grounded AC plug must be connected to a three-prong grounded AC outlet). If grounding methods are not possible, have a qualified electrician install a separate circuit breaker. Do not try to ground the unit by connecting it to telephone wires, lightening rods, or gas pipes. Short-circuit Breaker Power Supply  y y As long as ...

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LG 42LN5700 Manual Page 5 Page 5 ENGLISH 5 IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS y y Dot DefectThe Plasma or LCD panel is a high technology product with resolution of two million to six million pixels. In a very few cases, you could see fine dots on the screen while you’re viewing the TV. Those dots are deactivated pixels and do not affect the performance and reliability of the TV. y y Generated Sound“Cracking” noise: A cracking noise that occurs when watching or turning off the TV is generated by plastic thermal contraction due to temperature and humidity. This noise ...

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LG 42LN5700 Manual Page 6 Page 6 ENGLISH 6 LICENSES / OPEN SOURCE SOFTWARE NOTICE LICENSES Supported licenses may differ by model. For more information about licenses, visit ‘www.lg.com’. Manufactured under license from Dolby Laboratories. “Dolby” and the double-D symbol are trademarks of Dolby Laboratories. The terms HDMI and HDMI High-Definition Multimedia Interface, and the HDMI logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of HDMI Licensing LLC in the United States and other countries. ABOUT DIVX VIDEO: DivX ®  is a digital video format created by DivX, LLC, a subsidiary of ...

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LG 42LN5700 Manual Page 7 Page 7 ENGLISH 7 TABLE OF CONTENTS TABLE OF CONTENTS 2  IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS 6  LICENSES 6  OPEN SOURCE SOFTWARE NOTICE 7  TABLE OF CONTENTS 8  INSTALLATION PROCEDURE 8  ASSEMBLING AND PREPARING 8  Unpacking 10  Optional Extras 11  Parts and Buttons 12  Lifting and moving the TV 13  Setting up the TV 13  - Attaching the stand 14  - Mounting on a table 15  - Tidying cables 16  - Mounting on a wall 17  MAKING CONNECTIONS 17  Connecting to an antenna o...

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LG 42LN5700 Manual Page 8 Page 8 ENGLISH 8 INSTALLATION PROCEDURE / ASSEMBLING AND PREPARING INSTALLATION PROCEDURE 1   Open the package and make sure all the accessories are included. 2   Attach the stand to the TV set. 3   Connect an external device to the TV set. 4   Make sure the network connection is available. You can use the TV network functions only when the network connection is made. ASSEMBLING AND PREPARING Unpacking Check your product box for the following items. If there are any missing accessories, contact the local dealer where you ...

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LG 42LN5700 Manual Page 9 Page 9 ENGLISH 9 ASSEMBLING AND PREPARING (For LN5700,  LN570B, LN5790 series) (For LN5750 series) Remote Control, Batteries (AAA)(See p. 28) Magic Remote Control, Batteries (AA)(See p. 30) Owner’s Manual   Stand Body , Stand Base(See p. 13) Power Cord Stand Screws 3 EA, P5 x 25 4 EA, M4 x 14 (See p. 13) (For 32/39/42/47/50/60LN5700, 32LN570B, 32/39/42/47/50/60LN5750, 47LN5790) (For LN5790 series) Desk-mount Screw(See p. 14) Cable Holder(See p. 15) Sound Bar  (See p. 26) ...

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LG 42LN5700 Manual Page 10 Page 10 ENGLISH 10 ASSEMBLING AND PREPARING Optional Extras Optional extras can be changed or modified for quality improvement without any notification. Contact your dealer for buying these items. These devices only work with certain models. The model name or design may be changed due to the manufacturer’s circumstances or policies. AN-MR400 Magic Remote AN-VC4**, AN-VC5** Video Call Camera LG Audio Device Tag On Tag On ...

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LG 42LN5700 Manual Page 11 Page 11 ENGLISH 11 ASSEMBLING AND PREPARING Parts and Buttons Button Description  /   (^ / v) Scrolls through the saved channels.  /   (+ / -) Adjusts the volume level.  (OK  ⊙) Selects the highlighted menu option or confirms an input.  (SETTINGS) Accesses the main menus, or saves your input and exits the menus.  (INPUT  ) Changes the input source.  ( ꔰ / I) Turns the power on or off. 1  Intelligent sensor - Adjusts the image quality and brightness based on the surrounding environment. SETTING...

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LG 42LN5700 Manual Page 12 Page 12 ENGLISH 12 ASSEMBLING AND PREPARING Lifting and moving the TV When moving or lifting the TV, read the following to prevent the TV from being scratched or damaged and for safe transportation regardless of its type and size. y y Avoid touching the screen at all times, as this may result in damage to the screen.  CAUTION y y It is recommended to move the TV in the box or packing material that the TV originally came in. y y Before moving or lifting the TV, disconnect the power cord and all cables. y y When holding the TV, the screen shou...

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LG 42LN5700 Manual Page 13 Page 13 ENGLISH 13 ASSEMBLING AND PREPARING Setting up the TV The TV can be mounted to a wall or the stand can be attached if the TV will be positioned on an entertainment center or stand. Attaching the stand If you are not mounting the TV to a wall, use the following instructions to attach the stand. y y When attaching the stand to the TV set, place the screen facing down on a cushioned table or flat surface to protect the screen from scratches. y y Make sure that the screws are fastened tightly. (If they are not fastened securely enough, the TV may tilt forwa...

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LG 42LN5700 Manual Page 14 Page 14 ENGLISH 14 ASSEMBLING AND PREPARING Mounting on a table 1   Lift and tilt the TV into its upright position on a table. - Leave a  10 cm (4 inch) (minimum)  space from  the wall for proper ventilation. 10 cm 10 cm 10 cm 10 cm (4 inches) 2   Connect the power cord to a wall outlet. y y Do not place the TV near or on sources of heat, as this may result in fire or other damage.  CAUTION Securing the TV to a table (For 32/39/42/47/50/60LN5700, 32LN570B, 32/39/42/47/50/60LN5750, 47LN5790) Fix the TV to a table to p...

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LG 42LN5700 Manual Page 15 Page 15 ENGLISH 15 ASSEMBLING AND PREPARING Securing the TV to a wall (optional) (Depending on model) 1   Insert and tighten the eye-bolts, or TV brackets and  bolts on the back of the TV. -  If there are bolts inserted at the eye-bolts position,  remove the bolts first. 2   Mount the wall brackets with the bolts to the wall. Match the location of the wall bracket and the eye-bolts on the rear of the TV. 3   Connect the eye-bolts and wall brackets tightly with  a sturdy rope. Make sure to keep the rope...

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LG 42LN5700 Manual Page 16 Page 16 ENGLISH 16 ASSEMBLING AND PREPARING Mounting on a wall An optional wall mount can be used with your LGTelevision. Consult with your local dealer for a wallmount that supports the VESA standard used by yourTV model. Carefully attach the wall mount bracket at therear of the TV. Install the wall mount bracket on a solidwall perpendicular to the floor. If you are attaching theTV to other building materials, please contact qualifiedpersonnel to install the wall mount. Detailed instructionswill be included with the wall mount. We recommendthat you use an LG brand wall ...

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LG 42LN5700 Manual Page 17 Page 17 ENGLISH 17 MAKING CONNECTIONS MAKING CONNECTIONS y y This section uses illustrations of the LN5790 series. You can connect various external devices to the TV. Supported external devices are: HD receivers, DVD players, VCRs, audio systems, USB storage devices, PC, gaming devices, and other external devices. For more information on external device’s connection, refer to the manual provided with each device. y y If you record a TV program on a DVD recorder or VCR, make sure to connect the TV signal input cable to the TV through a DVD recorder or VCR. For more...

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LG 42LN5700 Manual Page 18 Page 18 ENGLISH 18 MAKING CONNECTIONS Connecting to a HD receiver, DVD Player, or VCR Connect a HD receiver, DVD Player, or VCR to the TV and select an appropriate input mode. HDMI Connection HDMI is the best way to connect a device. Transmits the digital video and audio signals from an external device to the TV. Connect the external device and the TV with the HDMI cable as shown in the following illustration. y y Use the latest High Speed HDMI™ Cable that supports CEC (Customer Electronics Control) function.  y y High Speed HDMI™ Cables are tested to carry an H...

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LG 42LN5700 Manual Page 19 Page 19 ENGLISH 19 MAKING CONNECTIONS DVI to HDMI Connection Transmits the digital video signal from an external device to the TV. Connect the external device and the TV with the DVI-HDMI cable as shown in the following illustration. To transmit an audio signal, connect an audio cable. IN   1  (ARC)   IN   3  (MHL )  IN   2 PC-AUDIO IN COMPONENT IN / AV IN P B P R VIDEO/ Y L/MONO AUDIO   R AUDIO OUT DVI OUT (*Not Provided) (*Not Provided) DVD / Blu-Ray / HD Cable Box WHITE RED ...

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LG 42LN5700 Manual Page 20 Page 20 ENGLISH 20 MAKING CONNECTIONS Connecting to a mobile phone Mobile High-definition Link (MHL) is an interface for transmitting digital audiovisual signals from mobile phones to television sets. y y Connect the mobile phone to the HDMI IN 3 (MHL) port to view the phone screen on the TV. y y This only works for the MHL-enabled phone. y y With some MHL supporting mobile phones, you can use the TV remote to control the phone. y y An MHL passive cable is needed to connect the TV and a mobile phone. y y Remove the MHL cable from the TV when: - the MHL function is disabl...

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LG 42LN5700 Manual Page 21 Page 21 ENGLISH 21 MAKING CONNECTIONS Component Connection Transmits analog video and audio signals from an external device to the TV. Connect the external device and the TV with a component cable as shown in the following illustration. y y If cables are installed incorrectly, it could cause the image to display in black and white or with distorted color. y y Check to ensure the cables are matched with the corresponding color connection.  NOTE PC-AUDIO IN COMPONENT IN / AV IN P B P R VIDEO/  Y L/MONO AUDIO   R AUDIO VIDEO L R (*No t Pro vided) (*No t Pro v...

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LG 42LN5700 Manual Page 22 Page 22 ENGLISH 22 MAKING CONNECTIONS Composite Connection Transmits analog video and audio signals from an external device to the TV. Connect the external device and the TV with the composite cable as shown in the following illustration. y y Check to ensure the cables are matched with the corresponding color connection.  NOTE PC-AUDIO IN COMPONENT IN / AV IN P B P R VIDEO/ Y L/MONO AUDIOO R PC-AUDIO IN VIDEO/  Y L/MONO AUDIO   R VIDEO MONO ( ) AUDIO L R VCR / DVD / Blu-Ray / HD Cable Box (*No t Pro vided) YELL O W WHITE RED YELL O W WHITE R...

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LG 42LN5700 Manual Page 23 Page 23 ENGLISH 23 MAKING CONNECTIONS Connecting to a PC y y It is recommended to use an HDMI connection for the best image quality. y y Depending on the graphics card, DOS mode video may not work if a HDMI to DVI Cable is in use. y y In PC mode, there may be noise associated with the resolution, vertical pattern, contrast or brightness. If noise is present, change the PC output to another resolution, change the refresh rate to another rate or adjust the brightness and contrast on the PICTURE menu until the picture is clear. y y The synchronization input form for Ho...

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LG 42LN5700 Manual Page 24 Page 24 ENGLISH 24 MAKING CONNECTIONS Method B: DVI to HDMI Connection HDMI IN   1  (ARC)   IN   3  (MHL)   IN   2 IN   1  (ARC)   IN   3  (MHL )  IN   2 AUDIO OUT DVI OUT PC-AUDIO IN COMPONENT IN / AV IN P B P R VIDEO/  Y L/MONO AUDIO   R PC (*Not Provided) WHITE RED (*Not Provided) Choose any HDMI input port to connect.It does not matter which port you use. ...

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LG 42LN5700 Manual Page 25 Page 25 ENGLISH 25 MAKING CONNECTIONS Connecting to an Audio System You may use an optional external audio system instead of the built-in speaker. Digital Optical Audio Connection Transmits a digital audio signal from the TV to an external device. Connect the external device and the TV with the optical audio cable as shown in the following illustration. y y Do not look into the optical output port. Looking at the laser beam may damage your vision. y y Audio with ACP (Audio Copy Protection) function may block digital audio output.  NOTE OPTICAL DIGITAL AUDIO...

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LG 42LN5700 Manual Page 26 Page 26 ENGLISH 26 MAKING CONNECTIONS Connecting to a Sound Bar You may use a Sound Bar instead of the built-in speaker. y y If you use a Sound Bar instead of the built-in speaker, set the TV speaker to off in the user menu.  NOTE Digital Optical Audio Connection Transmits a digital audio signal from the TV to a Sound Bar. Connect the Sound Bar and the TV with an optical audio cable as shown in the following illustration. For LN5790 series OPTICAL DIGITAL AUDIO OUT OPTICAL AUDIO IN Sound Bar ...

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LG 42LN5700 Manual Page 27 Page 27 ENGLISH 27 MAKING CONNECTIONS Connecting Headphones  You listen to the sound using headphones. y y AUDIO menu options are disabled when headphones are connected. y y When changing AV MODE with headphones connected, the change is applied to video but not to audio. y y Optical Digital Audio Out is not available when headphones are connected. y y Headphone impedance: 16  Ω y y Max audio output: 10 mW to 15 mW y y Headphone jack size: 0.35 cm (0.13 inches)   NOTE (*Not Provided) H/P OUT Headphone Connecting a USB Drive Connect a USB storage device suc...

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LG 42LN5700 Manual Page 28 Page 28 ENGLISH 28 REMOTE CONTROL REMOTE CONTROL The descriptions in this manual are based on the buttons on the remote control.  Please read this manual carefully and use the TV correctly. To install batteries, open the battery cover,  replace batteries (1.5 V AAA) matching the   and   ends to the label inside the compartment, and close the battery cover. To remove the batteries, perform the installation actions in reverse. y y Do not mix old and new batteries, as this may damage the remote control.  CAUTION This remote ...

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LG 42LN5700 Manual Page 29 Page 29 ENGLISH 29 REMOTE CONTROL 1 2 34 5 67 8 0 9 MY APPS TV SMART CH VOL P A G E RATIO INPUT FAV MUTE LIST FLASHBK EXIT BACK OK Q.MENU INFO AV MODE SETTINGS INFO  Shows information on the current program. SMART  Accesses the Smart Home menu.  MY APPS Shows the list of Apps. Q.MENU Accesses the quick menu. Navigation buttons (up/down/left/right) Scrolls through menus or options. OK ꔉ Selects menus or options and confirms your input. ꕣ BACK Returns to the previous level. AV MODE Selects an AV mode. EXIT...

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LG 42LN5700 Manual Page 30 Page 30 ENGLISH 30 MAGIC REMOTE CONTROL FUNCTIONS MAGIC REMOTE CONTROL FUNCTIONS When the message “Magic remote control battery is low. Change the battery.” is displayed, replace the battery. To install batteries, open the battery cover, replace batteries (1.5 V AA) matching   and   ends to the label inside the compartment, and close the battery cover. Be sure to point the remote control at the remote control sensor on the TV. To remove the batteries, perform the installation actions in reverse. y y Do not mix old and new batte...

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