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Setting parental controls

Parental controls allows you to prevent users from viewing movies based on the rating. You can select "Lock Unrated Discs" to block unrated discs or "Lock Discs Rated Above" to block discs above a certain rating. These options are based on MPAA ratings that are typically encoded in the DVD.

Setting parental controls:

Parental control options are based on the MPAA ratings encoded to DVDs. You can settings ratings for rated and unrated DVDs.

Setting parental controls for rated DVDs

The Allowed Ratings setting blocks DVDs rated higher than the selected rating. For example, if Allowed Ratings is set to 5, DVDs with a rating of 6 or higher will be blocked. To select a setting:
  1. On the remote control, press the Settings button
    Tip: If the system menu does not appear on your TV, be sure the correct TV input is selected
  2. Scroll to System Setup, then press the Enter button
  3. Scroll to DVD Setup, then press the Enter button
  4. Scroll to Parental Control setup, then press the Enter button
  5. Enter your password or create one, then press the Enter button
  6. Scroll to Allowed Ratings and select the desired restriction level
  7. Press the Exit button three times to exit the menu.

Setting parental controls for unrated DVDs

The Restrict Unrated Titles setting can block DVDs that do not have a rating. To select a setting:
  1. On the remote control, press the Settings button
    Tip: If the system menu does not appear on your TV, be sure the correct TV input is selected
  2. Scroll to System Setup, then press the Enter button
  3. Scroll to DVD Setup, then press the Enter button
  4. Scroll to Parental Control setup, then press the Enter button
  5. Enter your password or create one, then press the Enter button
  6. Scroll to On or Off
  7. Press the Exit button three times to exit the menu.

Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) Rating System

Parental Control Setting MPAA Rating Audience Restriction
8   None
7 NC-17 Adult audiences
6 R Mature audiences
5   Mature teenage audiences
4 PG-13 Teenage audiences
3 PG Mature young audiences
2   Most audiences
1 G General
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