A Polaroid LCD TV delivers its picture
via DVD player or cable connection to your home or office. After
setting up your device and using it, you might experience technical
difficulties with power loss and picture quality. Navigating through a
few steps of self-maintenance will have your Polaroid TV running
smoothly again in little time. You can examine your TV's power cord for
damage, rewire a DVD player connection, and adjust your Polaroid's
your Polaroid around so that the back is facing you, as a first step in
correcting a power loss issue. Examine the length of the power cord
from the back panel of the Polaroid to the wall outlet for damage, such
as tears or rips. Replace the cord, if you see damage. Unplug the TV
from the wall outlet and inspect the metal receptors (prongs) for dirt.
If the prongs are dirty, clean them with a dry cleaning cloth. Plug a
separate electrical device into the outlet and turn it on to confirm
that the outlet is performing correctly. Plug the Polaroid TV back into
the outlet, and try again.
the Polaroid TV's back panel towards you so that the connected cables
and jacks are easily accessible to you. If you're experiencing problems
getting a picture from your DVD player, inspect the connection of the
audio/video cables to your "Composite In" jacks. There are three cables
in a standard audio/video setup: a yellow cable, a red cable, and a
white cable. Unplug all three cables from their jacks to reset the
connection. Insert the yellow-tipped cable into the "Video" port, which
is yellow-colored to make matching the cables easier. Insert the
white-tipped cable into the "L" (left audio) port and the red-tipped
cable into the "r" (right audio) port. Perform the same steps on the
audio/video cable out ports of the DVD player, and try again.
the TV's backlight level, if you're having trouble seeing the picture.
Push the "Menu" button (located on your remote control), and the TV
setup menu will appear. Use the navigation buttons located on your
remote control to scroll to "Image," and push "Ok" -- located within
the navigational buttons on your remote control. A list of options will
be displayed, such as "Contrast," "Hue," and "Saturation." Choose
"Brightness" from the options. Use the four-way navigation buttons to
raise the brightness (make your screen brighter and more illuminated)
or lower the brightness (make your screen darker).