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P/NO : MFL

37405804

(REV00-0

702

)

Colour Television

OWNER’S MANUAL

Please read this manual carefully before operating your set. 
Retain it for future reference.
Record model number and serial number of the set. 
See the label attached on the back cover and quote this
information to your dealer when you require service.

Model number

Serial number

:


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1

INTRODUCTION

CONTROLS

Front panel

21FU1 series

PR

OK

1

4

5

2

3

1. MAIN POWER (ON/OFF)

switches the set on or off.

2. POWER/STANDBY INDICATOR

illuminates brightly when the set is in standby mode.
dims when the set is switched on.

3. REMOTE CONTROL SENSOR

Note :

Only use the supplied remote control handset. (When you use others, they won’t be able

to function.)

4. MENU 

(option)

selects a menu.

5. OK 

(option)

accepts your selection or displays the current mode.

F  

G  

(Volume Up/Down) 

(option)

adjusts the volume.
adjusts menu settings.

D  

E

(Programme Up/Down)

(option)

selects a programme or a menu item.
switches the set on from standby.

Note :

Shown is a simplified representation of front or side panel. What is shown here may be some-

what different from your set or can not be supplied on your area. 


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INTRODUCTION

2

REMOTE CONTROL KEY FUNTIONS

All the functions can be controlled with the remote control handset.
Some functions can also be adjusted with the buttons on the front
panel of the set.

Remote control handset

Before you use the remote control handset, please install the bat-
teries. See the next page.

1. POWER

switches the set on from standby or off to standby.

2. NUMBER BUTTONS

Switches the set on from standby or directly select a number.

3. MENU

selects a menu.

4.

D  

E

(Programme Up/Down)

selects a programme or a menu item.
switches the set on from standby.
scans programmes automatically.

F  

G  

(Volume Up/Down)

adjusts the volume.
adjusts menu settings.

OK

accepts your selection or displays the current mode.

5. TELETEXT BUTTONS (option)

These buttons are used for teletext.
For further details, see the ‘Teletext’ section.

6.

SLEEP

sets the sleep timer.

7. PIP BUTTONS (option)

PIP

switches the sub picture on or off.

PR +/-

selects a programme for the sub picture.

SWAP

alternates between main and sub picture.

INPUT

selects the input mode for the sub picture.

SIZE

adjusts the sub picture size.

STILL

freezes motion of the sub picture.

POSITION

relocates the sub picture in clockwise direction.

(With TELETEXT / PIP)

(With TELETEXT / Without PIP)

0

  

PR

PR

V

O

L

V

O

L

OK

UPDATE/

HOLD/

5

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

0

  

PR

PR

V

O

L

V

O

L

OK

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2

3

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6

5

7

12

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8. FAVOURITE

selects a favorite programme.

9.

EYE/

*

(option)

switches the eye function on or off.

10. MUTE 

switches the sound on or off.

11. TV/AV

selects TV or AV mode.
switches the set on from standby.
exits the Teletext mode

(option)

.

12.

I/II/

*

selects the language during dual language broadcast.
selects the sound output (option).

13. Q.VIEW (or SWAP)

returns to the previously viewed programme.

14.

LIST (or INPUT)

displays the programme table.

*

: No function 

COLOURED BUTTONS :

These buttons are used for teletext (only

TELETEXT models) or programme edit.

Battery installation 

The remote control handset is powered by two AAA type batteries.
To load the batteries, turn the remote control handset over and
open the battery compartment. Install two batteries as indicated by
the polarity symbols (    and    ) marked inside the compartment.

Note :

To avoid damage from possible battery leakage, remove the

batteries if you do not plan to use the remote control handset for an
extended period of time.

+

-

(Without TELETEXT / PIP)

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

0

  

PR

PR

V

O

L

V

O

L

OK

(With PIP / Without TELETEXT)

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

0

  

PR

PR

V

O

L

V

O

L

OK

Q.VIEW

LIST

4

1

3

2

8

12

13

11

14

6

9

10

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4

INSTALLATION

Power

This set operates on an AC mains supply, the voltage is as indicated on the label on the back
cover. Never apply DC power to the set. In the event of thunderstorms or powercuts, please pull
out the aerial and mains plugs.

Warning

To prevent fire or shock hazard, do not expose the set to rain or moisture.
Do not place anything containing liquid on top of the set, this may cause a fire or could give an
electric shock.

Service

Never remove the back cover of the set as this can expose you to very high voltage and other haz-
ards. If the set does not operate properly, unplug it and call your dealer.

Aerial

Connect the aerial cable to the socket on the back cover(some models are not marked). For the
best reception an outdoor aerial should be used.

Location

Position your set so that no bright light or sunlight falls directly onto the screen. Care should be
taken not to expose the set to any unnecessary vibration, moisture, dust or heat. Also ensure that
the set is placed in a position to allow a free flow of air. Do not cover the ventilation openings on
the back cover.

Note

To remove dirt or fingerprint on the surface of your TV, please rub with a line-free cloth supplied in
the accessory.
Do not pose too much pressure in cleaning so as to prevent any risk of damage to the prod-
uct.(only for 21FU1 series models.)

1. When this crossed-out wheeled bin symbol is attached to a product it means the product is covered by the

European Directive 2002/96/EC. 

2. All electrical and electronic products should be disposed of separately from the municipal waste stream via des-

ignated collection facilities appointed by the government or the local authorities. 

3. The correct disposal of your old appliance will help prevent potential negative consequences for the environ-

ment and human health.

4. For more detailed information about disposal of your old appliance, please contact your city office, waste disposal

service or the shop where you purchased the product.

Disposal of your old appliance


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5

CONNECTION OF EXTERNAL EQUIPMENT

You can connect additional equipment, such as VCRs, camcorders
etc. to your set.
What is shown here may be somewhat different from your set.

Aerial socket

1.  Connect the RF out socket of the VCR to the aerial socket on

the back of the set.

2.  Connect the aerial cable to the RF aerial in socket of the VCR.
3. Store the VCR channel on the programme number 0 using the

‘Manual programme tuning’ section.

4.  Select the programme number where the VCR channel is

stored.

5. Press the 

PLAY

button on the VCR.

Audio/Video in/out sockets (option)

1.  Connect the audio/video out sockets of the VCR to audio/video

in sockets of the set.

2.  If the VCR is connected to the AV sockets on the set, press the

TV/AV

button to select 

AV 

(or 

AV1

)

.

3. Press 

the 

PLAY

button on the VCR.

The VCR playback picture appears on the screen.

You can also record programmes received by the TV on video
tape via audio/video out sockets.

Note : 

If you have a mono VCR, connect the audio cable from the

VCR to the 

AUDIO L/MONO 

socket of the set.

Euro scart socket 

1.  Connect the Euro scart socket of the VCR to the Euro scart

socket of the set.

2. Press 

the 

PLAY

button on the VCR.

If your VCR outputs a switching voltage when connected to
Euro scart socket, the set will switch to 

AV 

(or 

AV1

)

mode auto-

matically. But if you want to keep on watching TV mode, press
the 

D  

E  

or NUMBER buttons.

Otherwise press the 

TV/AV

button on the remote control hand-

set to select 

AV 

(or 

AV1

)

. The VCR playback picture appears

on the screen.

You can also record programmes received by the TV on video
tape.

Note : 

Signal type RGB, i.e. the signals red, green and blue can

only be selected for the Euro scart socket. These signals are trans-
mitted, for example, by a pay TV decoder, game machine or photo
CD unit, etc.

VC

R

IN

ANTENNA

 VIDE

O

 (L) - AUDI

O

 - (

R

)

IN

O

UT

OUT

DVD INPUT (480i)

IN

AV

Y

P

B

P

R

COMPONENT

VC

R

VIDEO        (L/MONO) AUDIO (R)

ANTENNA

IN

ANTENNA

VC

R

1

AV1

IN

OUT

DVD INPUT (480i)

IN

AV

Y

P

B

P

R

VIDEO        (L/MONO) AUDIO (R)

VC

R

COMPONENT

ANTENNA

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BASIC OPERATION

6

On and off

1. Press the main power button to switch the set on.
2. If the set is in standby mode, press the 

POWER

D  

E

TV/AV

or NUMBER buttons on the remote control handset to switch it
on fully. 

3. Press 

the 

POWER

button on the remote control handset. 

The set reverts to standby mode. 

4. Press the main power button again to switch the set off. 

Note :

If, while the set is switched on, the mains plug is discon-

nected the set will switch to standby or power on when the mains
plug is replaced in the mains power socket.

Programme selection

You can select a programme number with the 

D  

E  

or NUMBER

buttons.

Volume adjustment

Press the 

F  

G  

button to adjust the volume.

Q.VIEW (or SWAP)

Press the 

Q.View (or SWAP)

button to view the last programme

you were watching.

Mute function

Press the 

MUTE

button. The sound is switched off and the display

W

appears. 

You can cancel it by pressing the 

MUTE

F  

G

I/II/

*

(option), button. 

On screen language selection (option)

The menu can be displayed on the screen in desired language.
First select your language.

1. Press the 

MENU

button and then 

D  

E  

button to select the

Special menu.

2. Press the 

G

button to select 

Language

.

3. Press the 

G

button and then 

D  

E

button to select your desired

language.
All the on screen displays will appear in the selected language.
Press the 

OK

or 

F  

button to select the Special menu.

4. Repeatedly press the 

MENU

button to return to normal TV

viewing.

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

0

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PR

V

O

L

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O

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OK


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Country Selection 

(option)

1. Press 

the 

MENU

button and then 

 

E

button to select the Special menu.

2. Press the 

G

button and then 

 

 

button to select 

Country.

3. Press the 

G

button and then 

 

E

button to select your correct local country. 

4. Press the 

OK

button .

5. Repeatedly press the 

MENU

button to return to normal TV viewing.

Note : 

If you select wrong local country,the teletext may not appear correctly on the screen and some
problem may happen during teletext operation.

XD

You can enjoy the vivid and hi-definition picture with LG’s excellent Digital Reality processor tech-
nology.

1. Press the 

MENU 

button and then 

D  

E  

button to select the Picture menu.

2. Press the 

G

button and then 

D  

E  

button to select 

XD

.

3. Press the 

G

button and then 

D  

E

button to select 

On

or 

Off

on the 

XD

pull-down menu.

4. Press the 

OK 

or 

F  

button.

5. Repeatedly press the 

MENU 

button to return to normal TV viewing.

Turbo sound selection

When this function is on, the sound will be more emphasized and amplified than normal sound.
1. Press 

the 

MENU 

button and then 

 

E  

button to select the Sound menu.

2. Press the 

G

button and then 

 

 

button  to select 

Turbo Sound

3. Press the 

G

button and then 

 

E

button to select 

On 

or 

off

4. Press the 

OK 

or 

 

button.

5. Repeatedly press the 

MENU 

button to return to normal TV viewing.

X-WAVE (Wireless Sound) (option)

You can also listen to the sound through the FM receiver.

1. Press the 

MENU 

button and then 

D  

E  

button to select the Sound menu.

2. Press the 

G

button and then 

D  

E  

button to select 

X-WAVE

.

3. Press the 

G

button and then 

D  

E  

button to select 

Set Frequency

.

4. Press the 

G

button to tune in a frequency on the X-wave menu.

5. Use the number 

0

to 

9

or press the 

F  

G

button to match the TV’s frequency and the FM

receiver’s.

Note:

a. If the reception is poor or weak, select a different frequency.
b. For best results, there should be no more than 5m (16.4ft) between the TV and FM Receiver.  
c. In certain areas, the FM transmitter ability may be weak, such as near a broadcast tower.
d. The reception sensitivity may depend on the kinds of receiver (FM radio).

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UNIQUE FUNCTIONS


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8

SPECIAL FUNCTIONS

TELETEXT (OPTION)

Teletext (or TOP text) is an optional function, therefore only a set with the teletext system can receive
the teletext broadcast.

Teletext is a free service broadcast by most TV stations which gives up-to-the-minute information on
news, weather, television programmes, share prices and many other topics.

The teletext decoder of this TV can support the SIMPLE, TOP and FASTEXT systems. SIMPLE (stan-
dard teletext) consists of a number of pages which are selected by directly entering the corresponding
page number. TOP and FASTEXT are more modern methods allowing quick and easy selection of tele-
text information.

Switch on/off 

Press the 

TEXT

button to switch to teletext. The initial page or last page appears on the screen.

Two page numbers, TV station name, date and time are displayed on the screen headline. The first
page number indicates your selection, while the second shows the current page displayed.
Press the 

TEXT

or 

TV/AV 

button to switch off teletext. The previous mode reappears.

SIMPLE text

Page selection

1.  Enter the desired page number as a three digit number with the NUMBER buttons. If during selec-

tion you press a wrong number, you must complete the three digit number and then re-enter the
correct page number. 

2. The 

D  

E  

button can be used to select the preceding or following page.

TOP text (option)

The user guide displays four fields-red, green, yellow and blue at the bottom of the screen. The yellow
field denotes the next group and the blue field indicates the next block.

Block / group / page selection

1.  With the blue button you can progress from block to block.
2.  Use the yellow button to proceed to the next group with automatic overflow to the next block.
3. With the green button you can proceed to the next existing page with automatic overflow to the next

group. 
Alternatively the 

D  

button can be used.

4. The red button permits to return to previous selection. Alternatively the 

E  

button can be used.

Direct page selection

Corresponding to the SIMPLE teletext mode, you can select a page by entering it as a three digit num-
ber using the NUMBER buttons in TOP mode. 

FASTEXT

The teletext pages are colour coded along the bottom of the screen and are selected by pressing the
corresponding coloured button.

Page selection

1.  Press the 

button to select the index page.

2.  You can select the pages which are colour coded along the bottom line with the same coloured but-

tons.

3. Corresponding to the SIMPLE teletext mode, you can select a page by entering its three digit page

number with the NUMBER buttons in FASTEXT mode.

4. The 

D  

E  

button can be used to select the preceding or following page.

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9

The dialogue between you and your set takes place on screen with an operator menu. The buttons

required for the operating steps are also displayed.

Menu selection

1. Press the 

MENU 

button and then 

D

 

E

 

button to display each menu.

2. Press the 

G

G

button and then

D

 

E

 

button to select a menu item.

3. Press the 

G

G

button to display the sub menu or the pull-down menu.

4. Change the setting of an item in the sub or pull-down menu with the 

F

 

G

G

or 

D

 

E

E

.

You can move to the higher level menu with the 

OK

or 

F

F

button and to move to the lower level

menu press the 

G

G

button.

Note : 

a.

In the teletext mode, menus are not displayed.

b.

In some models, the 

Normal search

will not display, only the 

Start 

will display in the 

Auto pro-

gramme 

menu.

c.

In some models 

Game

Booster 

or 

Degauss

will not display.

d.

In some models, the 

Language

X-WAVE

Country 

will not display.

TV MENU

Auto

O

programme

{

Manual

O

programme

{

Program me

O

edit

{

Favourite

O

programme

{

()

O

}{

O

OK

O

MENU

Picture menu

Station menu

PSM

{

XD

{

Contrast

{

Brightness

{

Colour

{

Sharpness

{

()

O

}{

O

OK

O

MENU

Sound menu

()

O

}{

O

OK

O

MENU

Special menu

()

O

}{

O

OK

O

MENU

Time menu

()

O

}{

O

OK

O

MENU

Station

Picture

Sound

Time

Special

SSM

{

Turbo   

o

Sound

{

AVL

{

Balance

{

X

-

WAVE

{

Clock

{

Off

o

time

{

On

o

time

{

Auto

o

sleep 

{

Language

{

Country

{

Input

{

Child

o

lock

{

Degauss

{

Game

{


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AUTO PROGRAME TUNING

Up to 100 TV stations can be stored by programme numbers (0 to 99).
Once you have preset the stations, you will be able to use the 

 

E

or NUMBER buttons to scan the stations you programmed.
Stations can be tuned using automatic or manual modes.

All stations that can be received are stored by this method. It is rec-
ommended that you use auto programme during installation of this set.

1. Press the 

MENU 

button to select the Station menu.

2.

Press the 

G

button and then

 

 

button to select 

Auto pro-

gramme

.

3.

Press the 

G

button. Select a TV system with the 

 

E

button

on the 

System

pull-down menu; 

BG

: PAL B/G, SECAM B/G (Europe/East Europe)

I

: PAL I/II (U.K./Ireland)

DK

: PAL D/K, SECAM D/K (East Europe)

L

: SECAM L/L’ (France)

M

: (USA / Korea / Philippines)(option)

4. Press the 

 

button.

5. Press the 

 

 

button to select 

Storage from

.

6. Press the 

G

button. Select the beginning programme number

with the 

F  

 

button or NUMBER buttons on the 

Storage

from

pull-down menu. Any number under 10 is entered with a

numeric 

0

in front of it, i.e.

05

for 5.

7. Press 

the 

OK

button.

8. Press 

the 

 

 

button to select 

Normal

search.

Option:

In some models, you can only select 

Start

.

9. Press 

the 

G

button to begin auto programming.

All receivable stations are stored. The station name is stored for
stations which broadcast VPS (Video Programme Service),
PDC (Programme Delivery Control) or TELETEXT data. If no
station name can be assigned to a station, the channel number
is assigned and stored as 

C

(V/UHF 01-69) or 

S

(Cable 01-47),

followed by a number.
To stop auto programming, press the 

MENU 

button. 

When auto programming is completed, the 

Programme edit

menu appears on the screen. See the ‘Programme edit’ section
to edit the stored programme.

10.  Repeatedly press the 

MENU 

button to return to normal TV viewing.

10

Auto

O

programme

{

Manual

O

programme

{

Program me

O

edit

{

Favourite

O

programme

{

()

O

}{

O

OK

O

MENU

Station

System

{

Storage

from

{

Normal

search

{

()

O

}{

O

OK

O

MENU

System

{

Auto programme

BG

I

DK

L

MENU

OO

C

O

01

O

(

BG

)

7

36

%

Normal search

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

0

PR

PR

V

O

L

V

O

L

OK


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TROUBLESHOOTING CHECK LIST

Symptoms

No picture, no sound

Sound OK, poor picture

Picture OK, poor sound

Picture blurred

Lines or streaks in picture

Poor reception on some channels

No colour

Poor colour

Remote control does not work

The mains plug-(plugged in and
switched on)

Is the TV switched on

Try another channel (weak signal)

Check aerial (plugged into TV?)

Check aerial (broken lead?)

Check aerial

Check for local interference

Adjust contrast

Adjust brightness

Adjust colour

Adjust volume

Check the batteries in remote control

Check Audio/Video sockets (VCR only)

Check these items and try to
adjust these


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