181 Channel Selection-
All VHF/UHF channels plus up to 125 cable channels.
PLL Frequency Synthesized
T uning- Provides free and easy channel selection and lets
you tune directly to any channel using the channel number buttons on the remote control.
Closed Caption Decoder
uto Shut Off Function- If there is no signal input from the antenna terminal and no user
operation for 15 minutes, the TV
will turn itself off automatically .
CHIP- Enables parents to prevent their children from watching inappropriate material on TV .
Full-Function Remote Control
On-Screen Function Display
Allows you to get better picture detail and clarity .
Note to CA
TV system installer:
This reminder is provided to call the CA
TV system installer's attention to Article 820-40 of the NEC that
provides guidelines for proper grounding and, in particular
, specifies that the cable ground shall be con-
nected to the grounding system of the building as close to the point of cable entry as practical.
ARNING - This equipment may
generate or use radio fr
equency energy .
Changes or modifications to this equip-
ment may cause harmful interference
unless the modifications are expr
approved in the instruction manual.
The user could lose the authority to
operate this equipment if an unautho-
rized change or modification is made.
Y OU NEED ADDITIONAL ASSIST ANCE WITH SET -UP OR OPERA TING AFTER
WNER’S MANU AL, PLEASE CALL TOLL FREE 1-800-968-3429
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L3208UJ / L3218UJ / L3228UJ * * * *
20 INCH LCD
REDUCE THE RISK OF FIRE OR ELECTRIC SHOCK, DO NOT EXPOSE THIS APPLI-
O RAIN OR MOISTURE.
T ANT SAFEGU ARDS
TO REDUCE THE RISK OF ELECTRIC
SHOCK, DO NOT REMOVE COVER (OR BACK) NO
VICEABLE P AR TS INSIDE. REFER SER-
VICING TO QUALIFIED SER
DO NOT OPEN
INDICA TES THA T DAN-
T AGE CONSTITUTING A
RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK IS PRE-
SENT WITHIN THIS UNIT
INDICA TES THA T
IMPOR T ANT OPERA TING
AND MAINTENANCE INSTRUCTIONS
IN THE LITERA
TURE ACCOMP ANYING
The important note is located on the rear of the cabinet.
READ INSTRUCTIONS - All the safety and operating
instructions should be read before the appliance is
RET AIN INSTRUCTIONS - The safety and operating
instructions should be retained for future reference.
HEED W ARNINGS - All warnings on the appliance
and in the operating instructions should be adhered to.
FOLLOW INSTRUCTIONS - All operating and use
instructions should be followed.
CLEANING - Unplug TV from the wall outlet before
cleaning. Do not use liquid cleaners or aerosol clean-
ers. Use a damp cloth for cleaning.
A product that is meant for uninterrupt-
ed service and, that for some specific reason, such as
the possibility of the loss of an authorization code for a
TV converter , is not intended to be unplugged by
the user for cleaning or any other purpose, may
exclude the reference to unplugging the appliance in
the cleaning description otherwise required in item 5.
A TT ACHMENTS - Do not use attachments not recom-
mended by the TV manufacturer as they may cause
W A TER AND MOISTURE - Do not use this TV near
, for example, near a bath tub, wash bowl, kitchen
sink, or laundry tub, in a wet basement, or near a
swimming pool, and the like.
ACCESSORIES - Do not place this
TV on an unstable cart, stand, tripod,
bracket, or table. The TV
causing serious injury to someone, and
serious damage to the appliance. Use
only with a cart, stand, tripod, bracket,
or table recommended by the manufacturer
, or sold
with the TV
Any mounting of the appliance should follow the man-
’ s instructions and should use a mounting
accessory recommended by the manufacturer
. An appli-
ance and cart combination should be moved with care.
Quick stops, excessive force, and uneven surfaces may
cause the appliance and cart combination to overturn.
AMEUBLES - Cet appareil ne doit
être placé que sur un meuble (avec
ou sans roulettes) recommandé par
le fabricant. Si vous l’installez sur
un meuble à roulettes, déplacez les
deux ensembles avec précaution.
Un arrêt brusque, l’utilisation d’une
force excessive et des surfaces irrégulières risquent de
déstabiliser l’ensemble et de le renverser
VENTILA TION - Slots and openings in the cabinet and
the back or bottom are provided for ventilation and to
ensure reliable operation of the TV and to protect it
from overheating, these openings must not be blocked
or covered. The openings should never be blocked by
placing the TV on a bed, sofa, rug, or other similar sur-
face. This TV
should never be placed near or over a
radiator or heat register
. This TV should not be placed
in a built-in installation such as a bookcase or rack
unless proper ventilation is provided or the manufactur-
’ s instructions have been adhered to.
POWER SOURCES - This TV should be operated only
from the type of power source indicated on the mark-
ing label. If you are not sure of the type of power sup-
ply to your home, consult your appliance dealer or
local power company
. For TVs intended to operate
from battery power
, or other sources, refer to the oper-
. GROUNDING OR POLARIZA TION - This TV is
equipped with a polarized alternating-current line
plug(a plug having one blade wider than the other).
This plug will fit into the power outlet only one way
This is a safety feature. If you are unable to insert the
plug fully into the outlet, try reversing the plug. If the
plug should still fail to fit, contact your electrician to
replace your obsolete outlet. Do not defeat the safety
purpose of the polarized plug.
POWER-CORD PROTECTION - Power -supply cords
should be routed so that they are not likely to be
walked on or pinched by items placed upon or against
them, paying particular attention to cords at plugs, con-
PORTABLE CART WARNING
venience receptacles, and the point where they exit
from the appliance.
OUTDOOR ANTENNA GROUNDING - If an outside
antenna or cable system is connected to the TV
, be sure
the antenna or cable system is grounded so as to pro-
vide some protection against voltage surges and built-
up static charges.
Article 810 of the National Electrical
ANSI/NFP A No. 70, provides information with
respect to proper grounding of the mast and supporting
structure, grounding of the lead-in wire to an antenna
discharge unit, size of grounding conductors, location
of antenna-discharge unit, connection to grounding
electrodes, and requirements for the grounding elec-
LIGHTNING - For added protection for this TV
receiver during a lightning storm, or when it is left
unattended and unused for long periods of time, unplug
it from the wall outlet and disconnect the antenna or
cable system. This will prevent damage to the TV
to lightning and power-line sur
POWER LINES - An outside antenna system should
not be located in the vicinity of overhead power lines
or other electric light of power circuits, or where it can
fall into such power lines or circuits. When installing
an outside antenna system, extreme care should be
taken to keep from touching such power lines or cir-
cuits as contact with them might be fatal.
OVERLOADING - Do not overload wall outlets and
extension cords as this can result in a risk of fire or
OBJECT AND LIQUID ENTR Y - Never push objects
of any kind into this TV through openings as they may
touch dangerous voltage points or short out parts that
could result in a fire or electric shock. Never spill liq-
uid of any kind on the TV
SER VICING - Do not attempt to service this TV your-
self as opening or removing covers may expose you to
dangerous voltage or other hazards. Refer all servicing
to qualified service personnel.
DAMAGE REQUIRING SER VICE - Unplug this TV
from the wall outlet and refer servicing to qualified
service personnel under the following conditions:
When the power supply cord or plug is damaged or
If liquid has been spilled, or objects have fallen into
If the TV has been exposed to rain or water .
If the TV does not operate normally by following the
Adjust only those controls that
are covered by the operating instructions, as improper
adjustment of other controls may result in damage and
will often require extensive work by a qualified techni-
cian to restore the TV to its normal operation.
If the TV has been dropped or damaged in any way .
When the TV exhibits a distinct change in perfor-
mance, this indicates a need for service.
REPLACEMENT P AR TS - When replacement parts
are required, be sure the service technician uses
replacement parts specified by the manufacturer that
have the same characteristics as the original part.
Unauthorized substitutions may result in fire, electric
shock, injury to persons or other hazards.
SAFETY CHECK - Upon completion of any service or
repairs to this TV
, ask the service technician to perform
routine safety checks to determine that the TV is in
proper operating condition.
HEA T - This TV product should be situated away from
heat sources such as radiators, heat registers, stoves, or
other products (including amplifiers) that produce heat.
EXAMPLE OF ANTENNA GROUNDING AS PER
TIONAL ELECTRICAL CODE
NEC - NA
TIONAL ELECTRICAL CODE POWER SER VICE GROUNDING
(NEC ART 250, P
(NEC SECTION 810-21)
(NEC SECTION 810-20)
SYMBOLE D'AVERTISSEMENT POUR
APPAREIL ET MEUBLE A ROULETTES
Place your TV
in a room with adequate ventilation.
Keep your TV
set away from sources of direct heat, such as heat registers or direct sunlight.
Do not place your TV
on soft surfaces, such as rugs or blankets.
Leave enough room for air to circulate around the bottom, top and back of the set.
Date of Purchase
Dealer Purchase from
Dealer Phone No.
The serial number of this product may be found on the back of the TV
. No others have the same
serial number as yours.
Y ou should record the number and other vital information here and retain
this book as a permanent record of your purchase to aid identification in case of theft.
. will repair this SYL V ANIA product, free of char ge in the USA in the event of defect in materials or workman-
ship as follows:
R TS: FUNAI CORP . will provide parts to replace defective parts without charge for one (1) year from
the date of original retail purchase. Certain parts and LCD image burn-in are not covered under
FUNAI CORP . will provide the labor without charge for a period of ninety (90) days from the date
of original retail purchase.
ARRANTY IS EXTENDED ONL Y TO THE ORIGINAL RET AIL PURCHASER. A PURCHASE RECEIPT
OR OTHER PROOF OF ORIGINAL
RET AIL PURCHASE WILL BE REQUIRED TOGETHER WITH THE
O OBT AIN SER VICE UNDER THIS W ARRANTY .
This warranty shall not be extended to any other person or transferee.
This warranty is void and of no effect if any serial numbers on the product are altered, replaced, defaced, missing or
if service was attempted by an unauthorized service center
. This SYL V ANIA Limited warranty does not apply to any
product not purchased and used in the United States.
This warranty only covers failures due to defects in material or workmanship which occurs during normal use. It does
not cover damage which occurs in shipment, failures which are caused by repairs, alterations or product not supplied
by FUNAI CORP
., or damage which results from accident, misuse, abuse, mishandling, misapplication, alteration,
faulty installation, improper maintenance, commercial use such as hotel, rental or office use of this product or damage
which results from fire, flood, lightning or other acts of God.
ARRANTY DOES NOT COVER P ACKING MA TERIALS, ANY ACCESSORIES (EXCEPT REMOTE
ANY COSMETIC P AR TS, COMPLETE ASSEMBL Y P AR TS, DEMO OR FLOOR MODELS.
. AND ITS REPRESENT A TIVES OR AGENTS SHALL IN NO EVENT BE LIABLE FOR ANY
GENERAL, INDIRECT OR CONSEQUENTIAL
DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF OR OCCASIONED BY THE
USE OF OR THE INABILITY
TO USE THIS PRODUCT . THIS W ARRANTY IS MADE IN LIEU OF ALL
ARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AND OF ALL OTHER LIABILITIES ON THE P AR T OF
ALL OTHER W ARRANTIES INCLUDING THE W ARRANTY OF MERCHANT ABILITY AND FITNESS
A P AR TICULAR PURPOSE, ARE HEREBY DISCLAIMED BY FUNAI AND ITS REPRESENT A TIVES IN
THE UNITED ST
W ARRANTY INSPECTIONS AND REP AIRS MUST BE PERFORMED BY AN AUTHORIZED SER VICE
CENTER. THIS W
ARRANTY IS ONL Y V ALID WHEN THE UNIT IS CARRIED-IN TO AN AUTHORIZED SER-
THE PRODUCT MUST BE
ACCOMP ANIED BY A COPY OF THE ORIGINAL RET AIL PURCHASE RECEIPT .
IF NO PROOF OF PURCHASE IS
A TT ACHED, THE W ARRANTY WILL NOT BE HONORED AND REP AIRS
COSTS WILL BE CHARGED.
T ANT :
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ARRANTY GIVES YOU SPECIFIC LEGAL RIGHTS. YOU MA Y HA VE OTHER RIGHTS THA T
RY FROM ST A TE TO ST A TE. IF , A T ANY TIME DURING THE W ARRANTY PERIOD, YOU ARE UNABLE TO
AIN SA TISF ACTION WITH THE REP AIR OF THIS PRODUCT , PLEASE CONT ACT FUNAI CORP .
. RESER VES THE RIGHT TO MODIFY ANY DESIGN OF THIS PRODUCT
WITHOUT PRIOR NOTICE.
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