Combination VHF/UHF Antenna (Single 75 ohm
cable or 300 ohm twin-lead wire)
Connect the 75 ohm cable from a combination VHF/UHF
antenna to the antenna jack.
If your combination antenna has a 300 ohm twin-lead wire,
use the 300-75 ohm matching transformer (not supplied).
Combination VHF/UHF Antenna (Separate VHF
and UHF 300 ohm twin-leads)
Connect the UHF twin-lead wire to a combiner (not supplied).
Connect the VHF twin-lead to the 300-75 ohm matching
transformer (not supplied). Attach the transformer to the
combiner. Attach the combiner to the antenna jack.
Separate VHF/UHF Antennas
Connect the 75 ohm cable from the VHF antenna and the
UHF antenna twin-lead to a combiner (not supplied). Attach
the combiner to the antenna jack.
NOTE:If your VHF antenna has a twin-lead wire, use the
300-75 ohm matching transformer (not supplied), then
connect the transformer to the combiner.
For Subscribers to Basic Cable TV Service
For basic cable service not requiring a converter/
descrambler box, connect the CATV 75 ohm coaxial cable
directly to the antenna jack on the back of the television.
For Subscribers to Scrambled Cable TV Service
If you subscribe to a cable service which requires the use of
a converter/descrambler box, connect the incoming cable to
the converter/descrambler box and connect the output of
the box to the antenna jack on the back of the television.
Follow the connections shown left. Set the television to the
output of the converter/descrambler box (usually channel 3 or
4) and use the converter/descrambler box to select
For Subscribers to Unscrambled Basic Cable
with Scrambled Premium Channels
If you subscribe to a cable service in which basic cable
channels are unscrambled and premium channels require
the use of a converter/descrambler box, you may wish to
use a two-set signal splitter (sometimes called a "two-set
coupler") and an A/B switch box from the cable installer or
an electronics supply store. Follow the connections shown
left. With the switch in the "B" position, you can directly tune
any nonscrambled channels on your TV. With the switch in
the "A" position, tune your TV to the output of the converter/
descrambler box (usually channel 3 or 4) and use the box to
tune scrambled channels.
A single pole antenna is supplied
with the unit (TV1329 only),
insert the antenna holder into
the mounting hole on the back
of the cabinet until it locks into
place. Attach the antenna plug
to the antenna jack. Adjust the
length and angle of the
antenna rod to receive the best
This television has an extended tuning range and
can tune most cable channels without using a cable
company supplied converter box. Some cable
companies offer "premium pay channels" in which
the signal is scrambled. Descrambling these signals
for normal viewing requires the use of a descrambler
device which is generally provided by the cable
Single 75 ohm cable
Combination VHF/UHF Antenna
300 ohm twin-lead wire
Take off the Splitter
300-75 ohm Matching
Single 75 ohm cable
300 ohm twin-lead wire
300 ohm twin-lead wire
300-75 ohm Matching
TV/CATV MODE SELECTION
When shipped from the factory, the TV/CATV menu option is set to the "CATV"
(Cable Television) mode. If not using CATV, set this menu option to "TV " mode.
If you purchase a universal remote control from your local retailer, please contact
the remote manufacturer for the required programming code.
Changes or modifications not expressly approved by the party responsible for
compliance with the FCC Rules could void the user's authority to operate this
Quartz PLL Frequency Synthesized Tuning System - Electronically locks in and
memorizes available channels for perfect reception.
181 Channel Tuner - The tuning system is capable of receiving all 68 VHF/UHF
standard broadcast channels that are available in your area. When operating on a cable
system, it can tune to the standard VHF channel frequencies plus up to 113 cable
channel frequencies. The actual number of channels received depends upon channel
reception in your area or your cable system.
On-Screen 3 Language Display - Consists of channel, sleep timer, volume level,
muting, text/caption indicators and picture control adjustments. These can be displayed
in English, Spanish or French.
Picture Adjustments Using The Remote Control - The On-Screen display allows
precise remote control adjustment of BRIGHTNESS, COLOR, CONTRAST,
SHARPNESS and TINT.
Sleep Timer - Operable from the remote control, this TV can be programmed up to 120
minutes to turn off automatically.
Memory Back Up - This system prevents loss of memorized channel selections in case
a power interruption to the TV should occur.
V-Chip - The V-Chip function can rate a TV program or movie content. It allows you to
set a restriction level.
Closed Captioned Decoder - Displays text captions or 1/3 of full screen text on the
screen for hearing impaired viewers.
Printed in Thailand
ORION warrants this product to be free from manufacturing defects in material and workmanship under
normal use and conditions for a period of twelve (12) months from date of original purchase in the United
Should service be necessary under this warranty for any reason due to manufacturing defect or malfunction
during the first twelve (12) months from date of original purchase, ORION will provide carry-in repair
service at an ORION authorized Independent Service Center at no charge. Also, if an original part fails due
to manufacturing defect in material and workmanship within one year from date of original purchase (two
years from date of original purchase for picture tube) we will replace the defective part only (LABOR NOT
INCLUDED AFTER THE INITIAL ONE YEAR WARRANTY PERIOD) provided the defect or malfunction is
verified along with dated proof of purchase.
There are Independent Service Centers located throughout the country. For the one nearest you, DIAL
TOLL FREE: 1-800-289-0980.
In the event there is no such local Independent Service Center, the product may be returned to the ORION
Factory Service Center* listed below.
• Pack the unit in a well-padded heavy corrugated box.
• Enclose your check or money order payable to ORION in the amount of $19.00 to cover shipping and
• Enclose proof of purchase (warranty service will not be performed without dated proof of purchase).
• Ship the unit prepaid via UPS or parcel post (insured).
Note: This warranty is void if the product is:
(a) Damaged through negligence, misuse, abuse, or accident.
(b) Used in a commercial application or rentals.
(c) Modified or repaired by anyone other than an Independent Service Center authorized by ORION to
effect warranty repairs to the class of product or by the ORION Factory Service Center.
(d) Damaged because it is improperly connected to the equipment of other manufacturers.
This warranty does not cover:
(a) Damage to equipment not properly connected to the product.
(b) Costs incurred in the shipping of the product to an authorized Independent Service Center or ORION
Factory Service Center.
(c) Damage or improper operation of unit caused by customer abuse, misuse, negligence, or failure to
follow operating instructions provided with the product.
(d) Ordinary adjustments to the product which can be performed by customer as outlined in the owner's
(e) Signal reception problems caused by external antenna or cable systems.
THIS WARRANTY IS NON-TRANSFERABLE AND APPLIES ONLY TO THE ORIGINAL PURCHASER
AND DOES NOT EXTEND TO SUBSEQUENT OWNERS OF THE PRODUCT. ANY APPLICABLE
IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING THE WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY, ARE LIMITED IN
DURATION TO A PERIOD OF THE EXPRESS WARRANTY AS PROVIDED HEREIN BEGINNING WITH
THE DATE OF ORIGINAL PURCHASE AT RETAIL AND NO WARRANTIES, WHETHER EXPRESS OR
IMPLIED SHALL APPLY TO THIS PRODUCT THEREAFTER. ORION MAKES NO WARRANTY AS TO
THE FITNESS OF THE PRODUCT FOR ANY PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND USE.
UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES SHALL ORION BE LIABLE FOR ANY LOSS, DIRECT, INDIRECT,
INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGE ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION
WITH THE USE OF THIS PRODUCT.
THIS WARRANTY IS VALID ONLY IN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA. THIS WARRANTY GIVES
YOU SPECIFIC LEGAL RIGHTS, HOWEVER, YOU MAY HAVE OTHER RIGHTS WHICH MAY VARY
FROM STATE TO STATE. SOME STATES DO NOT ALLOW LIMITATION ON IMPLIED WARRANTIES
OR EXCLUSION OF CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGE, THEREFORE, THESE RESTRICTIONS MAY NOT
APPLY TO YOU.
*ORION SALES, INC.
PRINCETON, INDIANA 47670
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