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Samsung PS-42C91HD Owner's Instructions Manual

Samsung ps-42c91hd: user guide.

 
Owner's Instructions
Before operating the unit,
please read this manual thoroughly,
and retain it for future reference.
ON-SCREEN MENUS
PC DISPLAY
PICTURE IN PICTURE (PIP)
TELETEXT
SRS TruSurround XT
Digital Natural Image engine
Register your product at www.samsung.com/global/register
Record your Model and Serial number here for future reference.
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Summary of Contents

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    ON-SCREEN MENUS PC DISPLAY PICTURE IN PICTURE (PIP) TELETEXT SRS TruSurround XT Digital Natural Image engine Register your product at www.samsung.com/global/register Record your Model and Serial number here for future reference. ▪ Model _______________ ▪ Serial No. _______________...

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    Failure to do so may cause a serious damage to your set. © 2007 Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. All rights reserved.

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    Contents CONNECTINg AND PREPARINg YOUR TV SETTINg THE TIME List of Parts ............3 Setting and Displaying the Current Time ..27 Viewing the Control Panel .........5 Selecting the Sleep Timer .......27 Viewing the Connection Panel ......5 Switching the Television On and Off Viewing the Remote Control Automatically ...........28 (PS42Q91HD,PS50Q91HD)......7...

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    USINg THE TELETEXT FEATURE Selecting the Source ........45 Editing the Input Source Names .....45 Teletext Decoder ..........46 Displaying the Teletext Information ....46 Selecting a Specific Teletext Page ....47 Using Fastext to Select a Teletext Page ..47 Setting Up Your Remote Control .....48 Remote Control Codes ........50 SETTINg THE PC Setting up Your PC Software...

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    Checking Parts Owner’s Instructions Remote Control/ Power Cord Cloth-Clean AAA Batteries Warranty Card/ Cover-Bottom / Screws Ferrite Core for Registration Card/ (2ea) Power Cord Safety Guide Manual (Refer to page 62) Sold Separately S-Video Cable Antenna Cable Component Cables HDMI/DVI Cable (RCA) PC Cable PC Audio Cable...

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    Viewing the Control Panel The product colour and shape may vary depending on the model. Speaker SOURCE Press to change channels. Displays a menu of all of the available input In the on-screen menu, use the sources (TV, AV1, AV2, S-Video, Component1, buttons as you use the buttons on Component2, PC, HDMI1, HDMI2, HDMI and...

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    Viewing the Connection Panel Power Input Whenever you connect an external device to your TV, make sure that power on the unit is turned off. When connecting an external device, match the colour of the connection terminal to the cable. Connecting External A/V Devices (AV IN 1) - Connect RCA cable to an appropriate external A/V device such as VCR, DVD or Camcorder.

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    Connecting DVI IN(HDMI 2)(AUDIO R/L) - When connecting this product via HDMI or DVI to a Set Top Box, DVD Player or Games Console etc, make sure that it has been set to a compatible video output mode as shown in the table below.

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    Viewing the Remote Control (PS42Q91HD, PS50Q91HD) Selects a target device to be P : Next channel controlled by the Samsung P : Previous channel remote control (TV, DVD, Exit the OSD STB, CABLE, VCR) (Refer to page 50-52) Control the cursor in the...

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    (LIST/FLOF) Remote control setup Teletext sub page Selects a target device to be P : Teletext next page controlled by the Samsung P : Teletext previous page remote control (TV, DVD, STB, CABLE, VCR) Teletext cancel Press to backlight the VOL,...

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    Installing batteries in the Remote Control 1. Lift the cover at the back of the remote control upward as shown in the figure. 2. Install two AAA size batteries. Make sure to match the "+" and "–" ends of the batteries with the diagram inside the compartment.

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    Plug & Play When the TV is initially powered on, several basic settings Plug & Play proceed automatically and subsequently. The following settings are available. Start Plug & Play. 1. Press the POWER button on the remote control. The message "Start Plug & Play" is displayed with "OK" selected. Enter Exit Then press ENTER/OK button.

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    Storing Channels Automatically You can scan for the frequency ranges available to you (and Channel availability depends on your country). Auto Store  Automatically allocated programme numbers may not Manual Store  Channel Manager correspond to actual or desired programme numbers. However, ...

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    Storing Channels Manually You can store up to 100 channels, including those received via cable networks. When storing channels manually, you can choose: Whether or not to store each of the channels found. The programme number of each stored channel which you wish to identify. 1.

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    Setting the Channel Manager Set the channels according to your preference. Channel List You can easily delete, add, or lock the channel you want. P 1 C 1. Press the MENU button to display the menu. 1 / 10 Press the ▲ or ▼ button to select "Channel", then press the Prog.

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    Sorting the Stored Channels You can exchange the numbers of two channels, in order to: Channel Auto Store   Modify the numeric order in which the channels have Manual Store  Channel Manager  been automatically stored. Sort   give easily remembered numbers to the channels Name ...

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    Fine Tuning Channel Reception Use fine tuning to manually adjust a particular channel for Channel optimal reception. Auto Store  Manual Store  1. Use the number buttons to directly select the channel that Channel Manager  Sort you want to fine tune. ...

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    Changing the Picture Standard You can select the type of picture which best corresponds to Picture your viewing requirements. Mode : Dynamic  Contrast 1. Press the MENU button to display the menu. brightness Press the ENTER/OK button to select "Picture". Sharpness Colour 2.

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    Changing the Colour Tone Picture You can select the most comfortable colour tone to your Mode : Dynamic eyes.  Contrast brightness 1. To select the desired picture effect, follow the Sharpness "Changing the Picture Standard" instructions number 1 to 3 Colour on page Tint...

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    Configuring Detailed Settings on the Picture You can set detailed picture settings. Picture Mode : Movie  Press the MENU button to display the menu. Contrast brightness Sharpness Press the ENTER/OK button, to select "Picture". Colour Tint Press the ▲ or ▼ button to select Detailed Settings, then Colour Tone : Cool1 ...

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    Changing the Picture Size You can select the picture size which best corresponds to Picture your viewing requirements. rMore Size : Zoom  Digital NR : Auto 1. Press the MENU button to display the menu.  Active Colour : Off ...

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    Digital NR / Active Colour / DNIe / Movie Plus If the broadcast signal received by your TV is weak, you can Picture activate the Digital Noise Reduction feature to help reduce rMore any static and ghosting that may appear on the screen. Size : Zoom ...

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    Resetting the Picture Settings to the Factory Defaults You can return to the factory defaults picture settings. Picture 1. To select the desired picture effect, follow the "Changing the Picture Standard" instructions number 1 to 3 rMore Size : Zoom on page Digital NR : Auto...

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    PIP Settings O: PIP operates, X: PIP doesn’t operate S-Video Component1, 2 HDMI1, 2,  Main Component1, 2 HDMI1, 2,  Screen burn protection To reduce the possibility of screen burn, this unit is equipped Setup with screen burn prevention technology. This technology rMore Wall-Mount Adjustment enables you to set picture movement up/down (Vertical Line)

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    Changing the Sound Standard You can select the type of the special sound effect to be used Sound when watching a given broadcast. Mode : Standard  Equalizer  1. Press the MENU button to display the menu. SRS TS XT : Off ...

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    Setting the TruSurround XT (SRS TSXT) TruSurround XT is a patented SRS technology that solves Sound the problem of playing 5.1 multichannel content over two Mode : Standard  speakers. TruSurround delivers a compelling,virtual surround Equalizer  SRS TS XT : Off ...

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    Selecting the Internal Mute If you want to hear the sound through separate speakers, Sound cancel the internal amplifier. Mode : Standard  Equalizer  1. Press the MENU button to display the menu. SRS TS XT : Off  Press the ▲...

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    Resetting the Sound Settings to the Factory Defaults If game Mode is On, the Reset Sound function is activated. Sound Selecting the Reset function after setting the equalizer resets Mode : Custom  the equalizer setting to the factory defaults. Equalizer ...

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    Setting and Displaying the Current Time You can set the TV’s clock so that the current time is Setup displayed when you press the INFO button. You must also Plug & Play  Language : English  set the time if you wish to use the automatic On/Off timers. Time ...

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    Switching the Television On and Off Automatically You can set the On/Off timers so that the set will: Setup Switch on automatically and tune to the channel of Plug & Play  Language : English  your choice at the time you select. Time ...

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    Using game Mode When connecting to a game console such as PlayStation Setup or Xbox , you can enjoy a more realistic gaming experience Plug & Play  by selecting game menu. Language : English  Time  game Mode : Off ...

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    Setting the Home Theatre PC Setup You can view higher quality pictures by configuring the Plug & Play  screen settings in PC Mode. Language : English  If you set the Home Theatre PC function to On, you can Time ...

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    Using the Energy Saving Feature This function adjusts the brightness of the TV so as to reduce power consumption. When you watching TV at night, set the Setup "Energy Saving " mode option to "High" so as to reduce the rMore Wall-Mount Adjustment dazzling of your eyes as well as the power consumption.

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    Previewing the DTV Menu System Mode : Custom  The company does not guarantee the normal  guide Equalizer  operation of the DTV menu for countries other Now & Next guide SRS TSXT : Off  Full guide than the 8 supported countries Auto Volume : Off ...

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    Updating the Channel List Automatically You can update the channel list when the broadcaster Mode : Custom  Auto Store Equalizer  adds new Services or if you move the TV to a new SRS TSXT : Off  location. Auto Volume : Off ...

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    Editing Your Favourite Channels You can edit your favourite channels using the four colour Edit Favourite Channels buttons. (no Channels) 1. Press the D.MENU button to display the DTV menu. 2. Press the ▲ or ▼ button to select "Channel", then press the ENTER/OK button.

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    Move Edit Favourite Channels 1. Press the D.MENU button to display the DTV menu. bbC TWO ★ 2. Press the ▲ or ▼ button to select "Channel", then press the bbC THREE ★ ENTER/OK button. abc1 ★ . Press the ▲ or ▼ button to select "Edit Favourite Channels", then press the ENTER/OK button.

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    Selecting Channel List You can exclude the channels you have chosen from the Channel List channels you have scanned.When you scan through the All Channels-All Test Card M' v2.0 stored channels, those you have chosen to skip are not 1 Test Card M' 2 bid-up.tv 0 Television X  Vida00b...

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    Viewing the EPg (Electronic Programme guide) Information The EPg (Electronic Programme guide) information is Now & Next guide 13:28 Wed 16 Feb provided by the broadcasters. Programme entries may 27 Discovery Extreme Machines: Armoured Cars 18:00~22:00 appear blank or out of date as a result of the information All Channels INFO broadcast on a given channel.

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    Using the Scheduled List If you make a scheduled viewing list of programs you may Scheduled List like to see, the channel will be automatically switched to the (No programmes) scheduled program at the scheduled time even if you are watching another program.

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    Viewing All Channels and Favourite Channels In the EPg menu, you can display all channels or favourite channels. 1. Press the D.MENU button to display the DTV menu. 2. Press the ENTER/OK button again, to select "Guide". Now & Next guide 13:28 Wed 16 Feb 27 Discovery .

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    Adjusting the Menu Translucency You can set the translucency of the menu. Setup Time Zone 1. Press the D.MENU button to display the DTV menu. Menu Transparency : Medium High 2. Press the ▲ or ▼ button to select "Setup", then press Parental Lock Medium Subtitle...

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    Viewing Product Information You can view your product information. For service or Product Information repair, please contact a Samsung approved dealer. Software Version: T_bDX2DAU0_0011 1. Press the D.MENU button to display the DTV menu. 2. Press the ▲ or ▼...

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    Checking the Signal Information You can get information about the signal status. Signal Information 1. Press the D.MENU button to display the DTV menu. Service: ? Service ID:0000 2. Press the ▲ or ▼ button to select "Setup", then press the Multiplex: ? (TSID 0000, ONID 0000) ENTER/OK button.

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    1. Press the D.MENU button to display the DTV menu. Software Upgrade 2. Press the ▲ or ▼ button to select "Setup", then press the Current Software: T_bDX2DAUO_1001 ENTER/OK button. Default . Press the ▲ or ▼ button to select "System", then press the Alternative Software: T_bDX2DAUO_1100 (New version) ENTER/OK button.

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    Resetting You can reset the values stored to the factory default Reset values. Enter PIN The Reset operation deletes all channel information and user preferences returning all values to their default factory state. 1. Press the D.MENU button to display the DTV menu. 2.

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    Selecting the Source You can select among external sources connected to your Mode : Custom  Input TV’s input jacks. Equalizer  Source List : TV  SRS TSXT : Off  Edit Name  1. Press the MENU button to display the menu. Auto Volume : Off ...

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    Teletext Decoder Most set channels carry " teletext ", pages of written information that provide information such as: Television programme times. News bulletins and Weather forecasts. Sports results. Subtitles for the hard of hearing. The teletext pages are organized according to six categories: Contents Part Selected page number.

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    Selecting a Specific Teletext Page Press the number buttons on the remote control to enter the page number directly: 1. Enter the three-digit page number listed in the contents by pressing the corresponding numeric buttons. 2. If the selected page is linked with several secondary pages, the secondary pages are displayed in sequence.

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    Setting Up Your Remote Control After it has been set up properly, your remote control can operate in five different modes: TV, DVD, Cable, Set-Top box, VCR. Pressing the corresponding button on the remote control allows you to switch between these modes, and control whichever piece of equipment you choose.

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    Setting Up the Remote to Operate Your DVD 1. Turn off your DVD. 2. Press the DVD button on your TV’s remote control. . Press the SET button on your TV’s remote control. 4. Using the number buttons on your remote control, enter three digits of the DVD code listed on page 51~52 of this manual for your brand of DVD.

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    Remote Control Codes brand Code brand Code SAMSUNG 000 001 002 003 004 005 077 078 079 MONTGOMERY WARD ADMIRAL 002 025 AIWA MULTITECH 002 005 025 038 AKAI 004 027 032 007 008 018 026 037 062 064 AUDIO DYNAMICS...

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    VIEWSTAR 019 021 023 028 PIONEER 004 018 020 044 WAMER AMEX 014 022 040 ZENITH 017 029 035 037 045 REGAL SAMSUNg DVD Product Code Product Code 000 001 002 Home Theatre VCR COMBO 014 015 016 DVDR 003 004...

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    032 063 SHARP YAMAKAWA 040 073 SANSUI XWAVE SANYO 062 090 ZENITH 076 121 SHINSONIC SAMSUNg SET-TOP bOX Product Code Product Code Ground wave STB 001 002 Satellite STB HDD COMBO Premium Satellite STB CABLE STB HDD COMBO Standard CABLE STB...

  • Page 55

    Windows and your particular video card. Even if your actual screens look different, the same, basic set-up information will apply in almost all cases. (If not, contact your computer manufacturer or Samsung Dealer.) 1. First, click on "Control Panel" on the Windows start menu.

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    Setting the PC Coarse and Fine Tuning of the Image (Image Lock): The purpose of picture quality adjustment is to remove or Image Lock  reduce picture noise. Position  Auto Adjustment  If the noise is not removed by Fine-tuning alone, then adjust Image Reset ...

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    Wall-Mount Adjustment (Sold separately) Once the wall mount is installed, the position of your TV can Setup be easily adjustable. Plug & Play  Language : English  1. Press the MENU button to display the menu. Time  Press the ▲ or ▼ button to select “Setup”, then press the ENTER/OK button.

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    What is Anynet+? (Anynet+ function is only for Q9) Anynet+ is an AV network system that enables an easy-to-use AV interface for users by controlling all connected AV devices through the Anynet+ menu when Samsung Electronics AV devices are connected.

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    Setting Up Anynet+ The following settings are to use Anynet+ functions. Using the Anynet+ Function Air28 View TV 1. Press the Anynet+ button. Press the ▲ or ▼ button to select Setup, then press the Select Device  ENTER/OK button. Record ...

  • Page 60

    Scanning and Switching between Anynet+ Devices 1. Press the Anynet+ button. Air28 2. Press the ▲ or ▼ button to select Select Device, then View TV  DVDR1 press the ENTER/OK button. DVDR2 Select Device  . Press the ▲ or ▼ button to select to a particular device DVD1 and press the ENTER/OK button.

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    TV Remote Control buttons Available in Anynet+ Mode Device Type Operating Status Available buttons After switching to the Numeric buttons device, when the menu of ▲/▼/◄/►/ENTER buttons Anynet+ Device the corresponding device is Color buttons displayed on the screen. EXIT button After switching to the device, ◄◄...

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    Listening through a Receiver You can listen to sound through a receiver instead of the TV speaker. Air28 1. Press the Anynet+ button. View TV Press the ▲ or ▼ button to select Receiver, then press the Select Device  ENTER/OK button.

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    Check Points before Requesting Service Symptom Solution Anynet+ does not work. ■ Check if the device is an Anynet+ device. The Anynet+ system supports Anynet+ devices only. ■ Connect only one receiver. ■ Check if the Anynet+ device power cord is properly connected. ■...

  • Page 64

    Always store the TV upright. Troubleshooting before contacting the Samsung after-sales service, perform the following simple checks. If you cannot solve the problem using the instructions below, note the model and serial number of the television and contact your local dealer.

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    Technical and Environmental Specifications Model Name PS42C91HD PS42Q91HD PS50C91HD PS50Q91HD Screen Size 42inch 50inch (Diagonal) Power Consumption 380 W 480W PC Resolution 1024 x 768 @ 60 Hz 1360 x 768 @ 60 Hz Sound Output 10 W X 2 10W X 2 15 W X 2 Dimension (WxDxH)

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    Correct Disposal of This Product (Waste Electrical & Electronic Equipment) (Applicable in the European Union and other European countries with separate collection systems) This marking shown on the product or its literature, indicates that it should not be disposed with other household wastes at the end of its working life.

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    Contact SAMSUNg WORLD-WIDE If you have any questions or comments relating to Samsung products, please contact the SAMSUNG customer care centre. Country Customer Care Centre Web Site AUSTRALIA 1300 362 603 www.samsung.com/au CHINA 800-810-5858, 010- 6475 188038 www.samsung.com/cn HONG KONG 2862 6001 www.samsung.com/hk...

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