Contents To begin TV tour Setting up 10 Keys on the TV Register your TV Help and support Use your TV 20 Remote control Menus Watch TV Watch a connected device Ambilight 32 Net TV More on ... 37 Text Interactive TV Multimedia 40 Locks and timers 42...
To begin TV tour The remote control To adjust the volume. To switch TV channels. To open or close the Home menu h . In the Home menu, you can start or stop a TV activity. Like watching TV or watching a movie from a connected DVD player. To open or close the Browse menu e.
To open or close the Options menu o . In the Options menu, you can select settings related to what is shown on screen. While you watch a channel, mark it as a favourite or stop the slideshow of your photos shown on screen. To open or close the Adjust menu s.
Green With the green key, you select the green option or the Eco settings. Yellow With the yellow key, you select the yellow option or the Help menu. Blue With the blue key, you select the blue option. Read more about the remote control in Help > Use your TV > Remote control >...
To open or close the Home menu h . Open the Home menu as a starting point to operate the TV. In the Home menu, you can start or stop a TV activity. Like watching TV - Watch TV - or watching a movie from a connected DVD player.
To connect a DVD, Blu-ray Disc player or game console, use the HDMI connection. The HDMI connection offers the best picture and sound quality and, if your device has EasyLink (HDMI -CEC), the TV can add the device in the Home menu automatically. When a device is added in the Home menu, you can select it to watch its programme.
Contact your dealer for more information. Go to www.philips.com/support to find FAQs featuring the list of HD channels or providers in your country. Network and Net TV PC network You can connect the TV to your PC network. Enjoy your pictures, videos and music files from your PC on a big TV screen.
TV's weight. Read also the safety precautions before positioning the TV. Koninklijke Philips Electronics N.V. bears no responsibility for improper mounting or any mounting that results in accident or injury. Unmount the TV from the stand if necessary.
Turn the bar as shown. Reposition the bar on the stand and fix the bolt with the hex key. Fix the stand to the TV. To begin / Setting up...
The TV is mounted at the correct height if your eyes are level with the centre of the screen when you sit down. Distance between the 2 fixing points . . . - 81cm/32" = 260mm - 94cm/37" = 300mm - 102cm/40"...
Slide the bottom plate of the stand onto the mounting discs. To level the TV, pull the bottom of the TV towards you slightly and let it slide on the discs. Unscrew the bolt and turn the bar in the position shown. To begin / Setting up...
VESA info Your TV is prepared for a VESA-compliant wall mount bracket (not included). VESA codes to purchase the bracket: - 81cm/32" VESA MIS-F 100,100,M6 - 94cm/37" VESA MIS-F 200, 300, M6 - 102cm/40" VESA MIS-F 200, 300, M6 - 46PFL8505/8605 : VESA MIS-F 200, 300, M6 - 46PFL9705 : VESA MIS-F 300, 300, M6 - 132cm/52"...
TV. • When mounting the TV on a wall, ensure that the wall mount can safely bear the weight of the TV set. Koninklijke Philips Electronics N.V. bears no responsibility for improper wall mounting that results in accident, injury or damage.
1.3 Keys on the TV Power switch Switch the TV on or off with the power switch at the bottom of the TV. When switched off, the TV does not consume any energy. If the red indicator light is off, switch on the TV with the power switch.
CH Channel Press CH (Channel) - or + to switch channels. Or use the W or X keys on the remote control. To begin / Keys on the TV...
1.4 Register your TV Congratulations on your purchase and welcome to Philips. Register your TV and enjoy a range of benefits including full support (including downloads), privileged access to information about new products, exclusive offers and discounts, the chance to win prizes and even participate in special surveys about new releases.
Use your TV Remote control Overview 1 Standby O To switch the TV on or back to standby. 2 Home h To open or close the Home menu. 3 Navigation key To navigate up, down, left or right. 4 OK key To activate a selection.
13 Red colour key To open interactive TV or to select a Text page. 14 Green colour key To open the Eco settings or to select a Text page. 15 Yellow colour key To open and close Help or to select a Text page. 16 Blue colour key To select a Text page.
Remove the batteries if you are not using the remote control for a long time. Dispose of batteries according to the end of use directives. Read Help > To begin > Setting up > End of use. Cleaning Your remote control is treated with a scratch-resistant coating. To clean the remote control, use a soft damp cloth.
2.2 Menus h Home With the Home menu, you can start watching TV or a movie disc or start any other activity. You can add an activity when you connect a device to the TV. Press h to open the Home menu . To start an activity , select it with the navigation keys and press To close the Home menu, press h again.
Find your content While watching TV, open the Browse menu to open the Channel list, the Programme guide or Text. When other activities are selected in the Home menu, like Browse PC or Browse USB, use the Browse menu to find a picture, music or video stored on your computer or USB.
Enter text with the remote control keypad Use the navigation keys to position the cursor in the text. Press b (Back) to delete a character. Use the remote control keypad as you do for SMS/text messaging to enter a character. Use the 1 key to select a special character.
In the Adjust menu you can adjust the following: • Ambilight On or Off • Ambilight dynamics • Picture format • Smart picture (presets) • Smart sound (presets) • Speakers • Surround • Picture shift Ambilight Read more about the Ambilight settings in Help > Use your TV >...
2.3 Watch TV Switch channels To watch TV and switch TV channels, make sure the Watch TV activity is selected in the Home menu. To watch TV, press h , select Watch TV and press OK. To switch TV channels , press W or X on the remote control. You can use the number keys if you know the channel number or you can use the Channel list to select a channel.
Set up a favourite channel While watching TV, press e to open the Browse menu. Select Channel list and press OK. Navigate to a channel you want to mark as favourite and press o (Options). Select Mark as favourite. In the Channel list, the favourite channel is marked with a F.
Broadcaster or Network To select where the Programme guide information comes from, press h > Setup > TV settings > Preferences > Programme guide. Select From the network or From the broadcaster. From the network Until you link up with Net TV, programme guide information comes from the broadcaster.
• Movie expand Scales the picture to a 16:9 format. • Wide screen Stretches the picture to a 16:9 format. • Unscaled Expert mode for HD or PC input. Pixel for pixel display. Black bars may appear with pictures from a PC. Switch to standby If the TV is on, press O on the remote control to switch to standby.
2.4 Watch a connected device Select a device When a connected devices is added to the Home menu, you can easily select it. To select and watch a connected device or activity, press h to open the Home menu and select the device or its activity and press OK.
2.5 Ambilight Benefits With Ambilight, you enjoy a more relaxed viewing experience and improved perceived picture quality. Dim the lighting conditions in the room and position the TV up to 25cm away from the wall for the best Ambilight effect. To prevent poor infrared remote control reception, position your devices out of sight of Ambilight.
To change the Lounge light mood colour scheme, press J on the TV again. To switch off Lounge light mood, press and hold J on the TV for 3 seconds. You can also set up the colour scheme in the Setup menu. With the TV switched on, press h and select Setup.
2.6 Net TV What is Net TV ? Net TV offers Internet services and websites tailored for your TV. You can visit popular sites, look at infotainment, or rent a movie from a video store. Net TV pages The most popular websites in your country have tailored their web pages for use on TV.
To switch to the services of another country, select Country : … at the bottom right of the page and press OK. Select a country and press OK. Koninklijke Philips Electronics N.V. bears no responsibility regarding the content and the quality of the content provided by the content service providers.
Clear Net TV history With a site icon selected in the history list, you can clear the whole list. Press o (Options) and select Clear history. Video stores With this TV, you can rent a video from an online video store . 1 Open a video store.
More on ... Text Text pages Open Text To open Text, while watching TV, press e (Browse) and select Text. To close Text, press b (Back). Select a Text page To select a page … • Enter the page number with the number keys. •...
In Text, press o (Options) to select the following: • Freeze page • Dual screen • T.O.P. overview • Enlarge • Reveal • Cycle subpages • Language Freeze page To stop the automatic rotation of subpages, press o (Options) and select Freeze page. Dual screen / Full screen To show the TV channel and Text alongside each other, press o (Options) and select Dual screen .
3.2 Interactive TV Benefits Interactive TV can offer additional infotainment or programmes on a digital TV channel. Interactive TV is dependent on the country or broadcast. Benefits range from enhanced text to online TV and much more. For some iTV services, you need a high-speed connection to the Internet.
3.3 Multimedia Browse USB You can view photos or play your music and videos from a USB memory device. Insert a USB device in the USB connection on the left-hand side of the TV while the TV is switched on. The TV detects the device and opens a list showing its content.
Select a photo for Scenea 1 Select a photo from a connected USB device or from a connected PC. This photo must be in JPEG format. 2 With the photo highlighted in the Browse USB or Browse PC list, press o (Options) , select Set as Scenea and press OK. By agreeing to overwrite the current photo, the new photo is set.
Enter the current code and then enter the new code twice. The new code is set. Forgotten your code? If you have forgotten your unlock code, call Philips Consumer Care in your country. Find the telephone number on the documentation that came with the TV or go to www.philips.com/support.
3.5 Subtitles and languages Subtitles Programme subtitles are available most of the time. You can set subtitles to be constantly displayed. How to set constant subtitles depends on whether a channel is analogue or digital. For digital channels, a preferred subtitle language can be set. For analogue channels To show subtitles of a channel, switch to the channel and press e (Browse), select Text and press OK.
3.6 Universal access Switch on With Universal access switched on, the TV is set for use for hearing and visually impaired people. Switch on If you did not switch on Universal access at first use, you can still switch it on in Setup. To switch on Universal access, press h >...
Setup Picture, Sound, Ambilight Smart settings You can adjust each Smart setting with the settings in Picture or Sound in Setup, TV settings. Adjust the brightness for a particular Smart picture or adjust the bass for a Smart sound. To return to the original smart setting values, undoing the adjustments you made, first set up the TV in the smart setting you want to reset.
4.2 Channels Reorder and rename You can reorder and rename channels in the Channel list. To reorder or rename a channel, read Help > Use your TV > Menus > e Browse. Update channels On first use, the TV installed all channels in the Channel list. If the TV installed digital channels, the TV can automatically update the Channel list with new channels.
4.3 Network Benefits Browse PC If you connect the TV to a home network, you can play photos, music and videos from your computer or storage device. Once the network is installed on the TV, you can find and play the files from your PC on the TV screen.
OK. Select a sound mode from the list. • Screen off If a recent Philips device that is selected in the Home menu is only sending audio to the TV, the device may suggest switching off the TV screen. To switch off the screen when this message appears, select Screen off and press OK.
Natural Motion. Select Off and press OK. Auto subtitle shift If you play a DVD or Blu-ray Disc from a recent Philips player, the TV can move the subtitles upwards. Subtitles will then be visible whatever Picture format you select. The TV comes with Auto subtitle shift switched on.
Update from Internet If the TV is connected to the Internet, you may receive a message from Philips to update the TV software. You need a high-speed Internet connection. If you receive this message, we recommend you carry out the update.
Connections First connections Power cable Insert the power cable in the power socket of the TV. When disconnecting the power cable, always pull the plug, never the cable. Although this TV has a very low standby power consumption, switch off the TV with the power switch to save energy if you do not use the TV for a long period of time.
5.2 About cables Cable quality Before you connect devices to the TV, check which connectors are available on the device. Connect the device to the TV with the highest quality connection available. Good quality cables ensure a good transfer of picture and sound. Read the other chapters of About cables .
Video If you have a device with only a Video (CVBS) connection, you need to use a Video to Scart adapter (not supplied). You can add the Audio L/R connections. Connect the adapter to the Scart connection of the TV. Use a VGA cable (DE15 connector) to connect a computer to the TV.
5.3 Connect devices SoundBar Use an HDMI cable to connect the device to the TV. If you use the HDMI -ARC connections on both TV and device, no other cable is needed. If not, read on. If you do not use the HDMI -ARC connection, add a digital audio cable (cinch coaxial).
Home Theatre System with disc player Use an HDMI cable to connect the device to the TV. If you use the HDMI -ARC connections on both TV and device, no other cable is needed. If not, read on. If you do not use the HDMI -ARC connection, add a digital audio cable (cinch coaxial).
Audio to Video synchronisation (sync) If the sound does not match with the video on screen, you can set a delay on most DVD Home Theatre Systems to match the sound and video. Read more about Audio to Video sync in Help > Setup > Devices >...
Digital receiver / Sat. Use 2 antenna cables to connect the antenna to the device and the TV. Add an HDMI cable to connect the device to the TV. Dig. receiver + Disc Recorder First, use 3 antenna cables to connect the devices to the TV. Then use an HDMI cable to connect the digital receiver to the Connections / Connect devices...
Finally, use an HDMI cable to connect the Disc Recorder to the Dig. receiver + Disc-R + Home Theatre First, use 3 antenna cables to connect the devices to the TV. Then use an HDMI cable to connect the digital receiver to the Connections / Connect devices...
Then use an HDMI cable to connect the Disc Recorder to the Then use an HDMI cable to connect the Home Theatre System to the TV. If you do not use the HDMI -ARC connection on the TV and the device, add a digital audio cable (cinch coaxial). Connections / Connect devices...
Digital HD receiver First, use 2 antenna cables to connect the device to the TV. Use an HDMI cable to connect the device to the TV. Connections / Connect devices...
5.4 Connect more devices Game Connect a game console to the side or back of the TV. You can use an HDMI, YPbPr or Scart connection. If your game console only has Video (CVBS) and Audio L/R output, use a Video Audio L/R to Scart adapter to connect to the Scart connection.
If the list with the content of the camera does not appear automatically, your camera might need to be set to transfer its content with PTP (Picture Transfer Protocol). Read the user manual of the digital photo camera. Camcorder Connect a camcorder to the side or back of the TV. You can use an HDMI, YPbPr or Scart connection.
TV as PC monitor You can connect the TV to your computer as a PC monitor. Before connecting the PC, set the PC monitor refresh rate to 60 See the following pages for how to connect your computer. Use a VGA cable to connect the PC to the VGA connector and an audio L/R cable to connect the VGA Audio L/R to the back of the TV.
Ideal TV setting Set the TV Picture format to Unscaled for the sharpest picture quality. While watching TV, press o , select Picture format and select Unscaled. For a list of supported resolutions see Help > Specifications > Display resolutions. Decoder Use a scart cable to connect a decoder that decodes analogue antenna channels.
ROM disc that came with the PTA01. 2 Your PC starts your Internet browser and opens the Wi-Fi MediaConnect download page - www.philips.com/wifimediaconnect. On the website, you can check the necessary PC system requirements. 3 Enter the code printed on the CD-ROM envelope.
Wi-Fi MediaConnect Help To read the Wi-Fi MediaConnect Help, right click the program icon in the notification tray of the PC and select Help. Specifics You can project high definition (HD) or standard definition (SD) video, depending on the processing power of your PC. The content protection on most DVD or Blu-ray Disc movies might restrict watching the movie on TV when the disc is playing on a PC.
5.6 SD card Memory size To download rented videos from Net TV, you need to insert an SD memory card in the TV SD card slot. Once formatted, leave the card permanently in the slot. SD memory size We recommend an SDHC (High Capacity) Class 2 card with a minimum of 4GB memory.
5.7 Common Interface CAM Scrambled digital TV channels can be decoded with a Conditional Access Module (CAM ). Digital TV service operators provide the CAM when you subscribe to their services. Contact a digital TV service operator for more information and to see terms & conditions. Insert a CAM Switch off the TV before inserting a CAM.
5.8 3D This TV is prepared for the 3D Full HD accessory PTA02 (sold separately - only for 40-46PFL8505/8605 and 52PFL8605). PTA02 Installation 1 Switch off the TV. 2 Connect the 3D transmitter to the 3D connection 3D Out on the back of the TV.
If your TV breaks down, NEVER try to repair the TV yourself. Consumer Care If the TV problem is not solved you can call the Philips Consumer Care hotline in your country. Look up the TV model and serial number before you call. Find the telephone number on the documentation that came with the TV.
6.2 TV and remote control The TV does not switch on • Switch the TV off and on again with the switch on the bottom of the TV. • Check the power cable connection. • Try using the keys on the TV to switch on. The TV does not switch on from standby •...
6.3 TV channels Some TV channels are gone • Check if the correct list is selected in the Channel list. With the Channel list on screen, press o (Options) and select the list you need with Select list. • A channel could be hidden in the Channel list. Read more about Channel list in Help >...
6.4 Picture and sound No picture • Check if the antenna is connected properly. • Check if the correct device is selected and connected properly. • Check the contrast or brightness setting in h > Setup > TV settings > Contrast or Brightness. The picture is poor •...
6.5 Devices HDMI connections • The HDMI -HDCP procedure might take a few seconds before the picture from a device appears. • If the TV does not recognise the device and there is no picture, try switching from one device to another and back again to restart the HDCP procedure.
6.6 Multimedia The files on my USB device are not shown • Set your device (camera) to ‘Mass Storage Class’ compliant. • The USB device may need specific driver software. Unfortunately, this software cannot be downloaded to your TV. • Not all audio and picture files are supported. See the list in Help >...
6.7 Network Net TV does not work • If the connection to the router is OK, check the router connection to the Internet. Browse PC or Net TV work slow • You need a high-speed Internet connection for your router. Troubleshooting / Network...
Software settings and press OK. Select Current software info and read Version:. Open source software This television contains open source software. Philips hereby offers to deliver or make available, upon request, for a charge no more than the cost of physically performing source distribution, a complete machine readable copy of the corresponding source code on a medium customarily used for software interchange.
7.2 Environmental Energy saving Light sensor To save energy, the built-in ambient light sensor lowers the brightness of the TV screen when the surrounding light darkens. Energy saving The Energy saving Smart picture setting, combines several TV settings that result in saving energy. Low standby power The class-leading and highly advanced power circuitry brings down the power consumption of the TV to an extremely low level,...
7.3 Power and reception Power Product specifications are subject to change without notice. For more specification details of this product see www.philips.com/support. Power • Mains power : AC 220-240V +/-10% • Ambient temperature : 5°C to 35°C • Standby power consumtion : < 0.15W •...
7.8 Dimensions and weights 32PFL8605 Width 779 mm Height 496 mm Depth 44 mm Weight ±13 kg . . . with TV stand Height 532 mm Depth 228 mm Weight ±16 kg 37PFL8605 Width 900 mm Height 565 mm Depth 44 mm Weight ±16 kg .
Index 2-in-1 stand 10 Add your devices 23 Adjust menu Ambilight 32 Ambilight colour 32 Audio Out delay Auto subtitle shift Balance 45 Black bars 29 Browse menu Channel list Channel list options Channels CI+ 68 Clear Net TV history 36 Clear Net TV memory 35 Clock Common interface slot...