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    Plasma TV user manual imagine the possibilities Thank you for purchasing this Samsung product. To receive more complete service, please register your product at www.samsung.com/register Model Serial No.

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    5. Some Digital TV functions might be unavailable in some countries or regions and DVB-C might not work correctly with all providers. 6. For more information, please contact your local Samsung customer care centre. © 2009 Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. All rights reserved.

  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Contents Connecting and Preparing Your TV Function Description ■ Checking Parts ................4 ■ Configuring the Setup Menu ............ 23 ■ Using the Stand-Base ............... 4 ■ Setting the Time ..............25 ■ How to assemble the Stand-Base (depending on the model) ...

  • Page 4: Checking Parts, Using The Stand-base

    Connecting and Preparing Your TV Checking Parts Owner’s Instructions Remote Control/ Power Cord Cloth-Clean Warranty Card/ AAA Batteries (2ea) Safety Guide Manual (Not available in all locations) Screw (4ea) Cover-Bottom Holder-Ring (4ea) Ferrite Core for Power (Refer to page 34) Cord (1ea) The ferrite core is used to shield the cable from interference.

  • Page 5: Viewing The Control Panel

    Viewing the Control Panel Front Panel buttons Touch each button to The product colour and shape may vary depending on the model. operate. 1 SOURCE 4 < CH > Toggles between all the available input sources Press to change channels. In the on-screen menu, use the (TV, AV, Component 1, Component 2, PC, HDMI1, <...

  • Page 6: Viewing The Connection Panel

    Viewing the Connection Panel TV Rear Panel TV Side Panel Cable Television Network The product colour and shape may vary depending on the model. Whenever you connect an audio or video system to your set, ensure that all elements are switched off. When connecting an external device, match the colour of the connection terminal to the cable.

  • Page 7: Remote Control

    Remote Control You can use the remote control up to a distance of about 23 feet from the TV. The performance of the remote control may be affected by bright light. Teletext Functions 1 POWER button (turns the TV on and off) 2 Exit from the teletext display 2 Selects the TV mode directly.

  • Page 8: Installing Batteries In The Remote Control, Switching On And Off

    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.

  • Page 9: Viewing The Menus, Using The Tools Button

    Viewing the Menus 1. With the power on, press the MENU button. The main menu appears on the screen. The menu’s left side has icons: Picture, Sound, Channel, Setup, Input, Application, Support. 2. Press the ▲ or ▼ button to select one of the icons. Then press the ENTER E button to access the icon’s sub-menu.

  • Page 10: Plug & Play Feature

    Plug & Play Feature When the TV is initially powered on, basic settings proceed automatically and subsequently. The Screen Saver is activated if there is no remote control key input for longer than 1 minute while Plug & Play is running. The Screen Saver is activated if there is no operating signal for longer than 15 minutes.

  • Page 11: Storing Channels

    Channel Control Storing Channels Country ❑ You can change the desired country. Country : Australia The PIN number input screen appears. Enter your 4 digit PIN number. ► The default PIN number of a new TV set is ‘0-0-0-0’. Auto Store Manual Store Auto Store Full Guide...

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    Full Guide / Mini Guide ❑ The EPG (Electronic Programme Guide) information is provided by the broadcasters. Programme entries may appear blank or out of date as a result of the information broadcast on a given channel. The display will dynamically update as soon as new information becomes available.

  • Page 13: Managing Channels

    Managing Channels Using this menu, you can Add / Delete or set Favourite channels and use the programme Mini Guide guide for digital broadcasts. Default Guide : Full Guide Select a channel in the All Channels, Added Channels, Favourites, or Programmed Channel List screen by pressing the ▲...

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    Edit Channel Name (only analogue channel) „ Channels can labeled so that their call letters appear whenever the channel is selected. The names of digital broadcasting channels are automatically assigned and cannot be labeled. Edit Channel Number (only digital channel) „...

  • Page 15: Changing The Picture Settings

    Picture Control Changing the Picture Settings Mode ❑ You can select the type of picture which best corresponds to your viewing requirements. • Dynamic : Selects the picture for high-definition in a bright room. Mode : Standard ► • Standard : Selects the picture for the optimum display in a normal environment.

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    Picture Options ❑ Tint (G/R) : G50/R50 You can customize the additional picture settings to suit your preference. Advanced Setting Picture Options PC mode, you can only make changes to the Colour Tone, Size and Screen ► Burn Protection from among the items in Picture Options. Picture Reset Colour Tone →...

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    Film Mode „ You can optimize the picture mode for watching movies. • : Turn the film mode function off. • Auto : Automatically adjusts the picture for the best quality when watching a film. Film Mode is supported in TV, AV, COMPONENT(480i/1080i) and HDMI(480i/1080i). Film Mode is not supported in DTV channel with resolution 576p/720p.

  • Page 18: Using The 3d Function

    If you play a game or watch TV while wearing the 3D glasses for long periods of time, you may experience eyestrain or a headache. 3D glasses (including the Emitter) not manufactured by Samsung may not be supported. If you fi nd the screen fl ickering while the 3D function is used, change the environmental lighting darker or turn off the fl uorescent lamp to watch the screen for its best condition.

  • Page 19: Setting Up The Tv With Your Pc

    Changing the Mode ❑ Provides the function to turn on the 3D Effect. You can choose between Mode1 and Picture Options Mode2. To achieve the 3D effect, the 3D glasses shutter back and forth from the left to ▲ Size : Auto Wide right and vice versa (left/right sync).

  • Page 20: Pc Display

    Windows and your particular video card. However, 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.

  • Page 21: Changing The Sound Setting

    Sound Control Changing the Sound Setting Mode → Standard / Music / Movie / Clear Voice / Custom ❑ You can select the type of special sound effect to be used when watching a given broadcast. Mode : Custom ► Equalizer Press the TOOLS button to display Tools menu.

  • Page 22: Selecting The Sound Mode

    Speaker Select → External Speaker / TV Speaker ❑ If you want to hear the sound through separate speakers, cancel the internal amplifier. – +, M MUTE buttons do not operate when the Speaker Select is set to External Speaker. If you select External Speaker in the Speaker Select menu, the sound settings will be limited.

  • Page 23: Configuring The Setup Menu

    Function Description Configuring the Setup Menu Game Mode ❑ Plug & Play Time When connecting to a game console such as PlayStation or Xbox , you can enjoy a more realistic gaming experience by selecting the game menu. Game Mode : Off ►...

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    Teletext Language ❑ You can set the Teletext language by selecting the language type. English is the default in cases where the selected language is unavailable in the broadcast. Preference ❑ Primary Audio Language / Secondary Audio Language / Primary Subtitle Language / Secondary Subtitle Language / „...

  • Page 25: Setting The Time

    Setting the Time Clock ❑ Plug & Play Setting the clock is necessary in order to use the various timer features of the TV. Time ► The current time will appear every time you press the INFO button. Game Mode : Off If you disconnect the power cord, you have to set the clock again.

  • Page 26: Source List / Edit Name

    Source List / Edit Name Source List ❑ Use to select TV or other external input sources such as DVD players or Cable Box / Source List Satellite receivers (Set-Top Box) connected to the TV. Use to select the input source of Edit Name your choice.

  • Page 27: Supported Program

    Yes. If the test pattern is properly displayed, select No. • : There may be a problem with the TV. Contact Samsung’s Call Center for assistance. • : There may be a problem with your external equipment. Please check your connections. If the problem still persists, refer to the external device’s user manual.

  • Page 28: Connecting Anynet+ Devices

    Anynet + is a function that enables you to control all connected Samsung devices that support Anynet + with your Samsung TV’s remote. The Anynet + system can be used only with Samsung devices that have the Anynet + feature. To be sure your Samsung device has this feature, check if there is an Anynet + logo on it.

  • Page 29: Setting Up Anynet, Scanning And Switching Between Anynet+ Devices

    Setting Up Anynet+ The following settings help set the Anynet+ functions. Press the TOOLS button to display Tools menu. Anynet+ (HDMI-CEC) You can also display Anynet+ menu by selecting Tools → Anynet+(HDMI-CEC). ► Setup ❑ Anynet+(HDMI-CEC) → Off / On „...

  • Page 30: Recording

    The Anynet+ functions do not operate with other manufacturers’ products. operations may differ depending on the device. Recording You can make a recording of a TV programme using a Samsung recorder. 1. Press the TOOLS button. Press the ENTER E button to select View TV Anynet+ (HDMI-CEC).

  • Page 31: Listening Through A Receiver (home Theater), Troubleshooting For Anynet

    Listening through a Receiver (Home theater) You can listen to sound through a receiver instead of the TV speaker. 1. Press the TOOLS button. Press the ENTER E button to select Anynet+ (HDMI-CEC). View TV Device List 2. Press the ▲ or ▼ button to select Receiver. Press the ◄ or ► button to select On or Off. Record DVDR If your receiver supports audio only, it may not appear in the device list.

  • Page 32: Recommendations For Use Teletext Feature

    Recommendations for Use Teletext Feature Most television stations provide written information services via Teletext. The index page of the teletext service gives you information on how to use the service. In addition, you can select various options to suit your requirements by using the remote control buttons. For teletext information to be displayed correctly, channel reception must be stable.

  • Page 33: Wall Mount Kit Specifications (vesa)

    Do not use fasten the screws too strongly, this may damage the product or cause the product to fall, leading to personal injury. Samsung is not liable for these kinds of accidents. Samsung is not liable for product damage or personal injury when a non-VESA or non-specified wall mount is used or the consumer fails to follow the product installation instructions.

  • Page 34: Preparing Before Installing Wall- Mount On The Wall, Securing The Tv To The Wall

    1. Install Wall Mount with the torque range of 15kgf·cm or less. Make sure that parts can be damaged if the torque is out of the specified range. 2. Accessory Kit contains Holder–Ring [①] for installing other company’s Wall-Mount on Samsung TV. (Case B) 경고...

  • Page 35: Securing The Installation Space

    Install the product so the required distances shown in the figure are kept. When using a stand or wall-mount, use parts provided by Samsung Electronics only. If you use parts provided by another manufacturer, it may result in a problem with the product or an injury due to the product falling.

  • Page 36: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting If the TV seems to have a problem, first try this list of possible problems and solutions. Problem Possible Solution Picture Quality First of all, please perform the Picture Test to confirm that your TV is properly displaying test image. * Go to MENU →...

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    Problem Possible Solution No Picture, No Video TV won't turn on. • Make sure the AC power cord is plugged in securely to the wall outlet and the TV. • Make sure the wall outlet is working. • Try pressing the Power button on the TV to make sure the remote is working properly. If the TV turns on, it may be caused by Remote Control.

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    Program the Cable/Set top box remote control to operate the TV. with Cable/Sat box remote control. Refer to Cable/Set top box user manual for SAMSUNG TV code. • Check the supported resolution of the TV and adjust the external device's output “Not Supported Mode”...

  • Page 39: Specifications

    Specifications The descriptions and characteristics in this booklet are given for information purposes only and are subject to modification without notice. Model Name PS42B450 PS50B450 Screen Size (Diagonal) 42 inch 50 inch PC Resolution (Optimum) 1024 x 768 @ 60 Hz 1360 x 768 @ 60 Hz Sound (Output) 10 W x 2...

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    Contact SAMSUNG WORLDWIDE If you have any questions or comments relating to Samsung products, please contact the SAMSUNG customer care centre. Country Web Site Customer Care Centre  AUSTRALIA 1300 362 603 www.samsung.com/au 400-810-5858 CHINA www.samsung.com/cn 010-6475 1880 www.samsung.com/hk HONG KONG 3698-4698 www.samsung.com/hk_en/...

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