Contents To begin TV tour Setting up 8 Keys on the TV Register your TV Help and support Use your TV 18 Remote control Menus Watch TV Watch 3D Watch satellite Watch a connected device Subtitles and languages More TV 32 Net TV Interactive TV Text...
To begin TV tour The remote control To adjust the volume. To switch TV channels. 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. Such as watching TV - Watch TV - or watching a movie from a connected DVD player.
Back È . With Back, you can go back to the previous TV channel or go one step back in a menu. With the red key, you can select the red option or open digital Interactive TV or some TV demonstration clips. Green With the green key, you can select the green option or the Eco settings.
Press Home > Setup > Watch demos (on the second page of the Setup menu). 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...
Wireless home network Simply link up this TV to your wireless home network. There is no need for a network cable. Enjoy your videos, photos and music files from your PC on your TV screen. Read more about Network in Help > Setup > Network. Net TV If you have an Internet connection on your home network, you can connect to Net TV.
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 - 102cm/40" = 300mm - 117cm/46"...
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. VESA info Your TV is prepared for a VESA-compliant wall mount bracket (not included).
TV and the stand. • When wall mounted, 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.
Care • Never touch, push, rub or strike the screen with any object. • Unplug the TV before cleaning. • Clean the TV and frame with a soft damp cloth. Never use substances such as alcohol, chemicals or household cleaners on the TV.
1.3 Keys on the TV Power switch Switch the TV on or off with the power switch at the right-hand side 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.
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.
Screen off If a recent Philips audio device only sends 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.
To replace the batteries of the remote control, slide open the small tray at the bottom of the remote control. Use 2 coin- shaped batteries (Type CR2032 – 3V). Make sure the + side of the batteries (top side) point upwards. The small tray has a + indicator.
2.2 Menus h Home In the Home menu, you start watching TV or start watching a movie disc or any other TV activity. 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.
Ambilight Read more about the Ambilight settings in Help > Setup > Ambilight. Picture format Read more about the Picture format settings in Help > Use your TV > Watch TV > Picture format. Smart picture, Smart sound You can set the TV to the pre-defined setting that best suits what you're watching.
2.3 Watch TV Switch channels To watch TV and switch channels, make sure the Watch TV option is selected in the Home menu. To watch TV, press h , select Watch TV and press OK. To switch channels , press CH+ or CH- on the remote control. You can use the number keys if you know the channel number or press ¬FIND to open the Channel list to select a channel.
Rename You can rename a channel in the Channel list. 1 In the channel list, highlight the channel you want to rename. 2 Press rOPTIONS and select Rename to start renaming. You can enter text directly with the remote control keypad or open a full keyboard on top of the text entry menu.
• Auto zoom Automatically zooms the picture in to fill the screen as much as possible without distortion. Black bars may be visible. Not suitable for PC input. • Super zoom Removes the black bars on the side of 4:3 broadcasts. The picture is adjusted to fit the screen.
2.4 Watch 3D What you need This TV is prepared for the 3D Full HD accessory PTA02 (sold separately). PTA02 Installation 1 Switch off the TV. 2 Connect the 3D transmitter to the 3D connection 3D Out on the back of the TV. 3 Install the 3D transmitter on the top or at the bottom of the TV.
2.5 Watch satellite Switch channels To watch satellite channels, press h (Home), select Watch satellite and press OK. To switch satellite channels, press CH+ or CH- 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.
Enter text with the remote control keypad Use the navigation keys to position the cursor in the text. Press È (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.
2.6 Watch a connected device Select a device Add a connected device to the Home menu for easy selection later on. Read more about Add your devices in Help > Use your TV > Menus > Home menu. Select from the Home menu 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.
2.7 Subtitles and languages Subtitles Programme subtitles are available most of the time. You can switch subtitles on or off. How to set subtitles depends on whether a channel is analogue or digital. Switch on subtitles To open the Subtitle menu, press SUBTITLE. You can switch subtitles On or Off.
Press OK to agree. Press È (Back) to quit Net TV. Register If you agree, you can register with Club Philips. Select Register and press OK. Enter your email address, select Continue and press OK. Confirm the email address.
The App Gallery To look for apps to add to your home page, select App Gallery and press OK. To add an app to the home page, select an app in the list and press Add. To search per category, select the category field (All) and press To open the on-screen keyboard, select a text entry field and press OK.
3.2 Interactive TV What is iTV? 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 Text Text pages Open Text To access Text while you are watching TV channels, press TEXT. To close Text, press TEXT again. Select a Text page To select a page … • Enter the page number with the number keys. •...
To set your primary and secondary Text language, press h > Set up > Channel settings and select Primary or Secondary Text and select your preferred Text languages. Text 2.5 If available, Text 2.5 offers more colours and better graphics. Text 2.5 is activated as a standard factory setting.
3.4 Videos, photos and music Browse USB You can view photos or play your music and videos from a USB memory device. Insert a USB device into 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 rOPTIONS, select Set as Scenea and press OK. By agreeing to overwrite the current photo, the new photo is set.
3.5 Games Play a game Add a game console In the Home menu, start Add your devices to add the console to the Home menu for easy selection later on. When adding a game console to the Home menu, select Game when the TV asks for the device type.
3.6 Locks and timers Child locks To prevent children from watching a channel or a programme, you can lock channels or lock age-rated programmes. Parental rating Some digital broadcasters have rated their programmes. When the rating is equal or higher than the rating you have set for your child’s age, the programme will be locked.
Setup Picture and sound Smart settings If you select a Smart setting in the ADJUST menu, you can again change the settings of the selected Smart setting with the Picture and sound settings in Setup. The Smart setting remembers your changes.
Auto switch off If no keys on the TV remote control were pressed during a 4- hour period, the TV switches off automatically to save energy. You can switch off this Auto switch off. If you use the TV as a monitor or use a digital receiver to watch TV (a set top box - STB) and you do not use the remote control of the TV, switch off the automatic switch off.
4.2 Ambilight Placement For the best Ambilight effect : • Dim the lighting conditions in the room and position the TV up to 25 cm away from the wall. • Adjust Ambilight according to the colour of your wall at home in the Wall colour setting.
Channel list copy is intended for dealers and expert users. With Channel list copy, you can copy the channels installed on one TV onto another Philips TV of the same range. With Channel list copy, you avoid the time-consuming channel search and you can offer a predefined channel list setup.
DVB-C channel installation For ease of use, all DVB-C settings are set to automatic. If your DVB-C provider gave you specific DVB-C values, like a symbol rate or a frequency, enter these values when the TV asks for them during installation. DVB-T + DVB-C You can set up your TV for DVB-T and DVB-C.
4.4 Satellite channels Introduction As well as the DVB-T and DVB-C reception, this TV has a built - in satellite DVB-S receiver. With a satellite dish antenna connected, you can receive digital satellite channels . You do not need an external satellite receiver. An LNB (Low Noise Block-downconverter) captures the signals from a satellite and is mounted at the end of the pole on the dish antenna.
Update channels If satellite channels are already installed, you can update the channel list with possible new channels from all installed satellites. To update the satellite channels, press h > Setup > Search for satellite. Select Update channels and press OK. The TV scans the satellites for new channels and adds them to the list.
Install Wi-Fi MediaConnect 1 Insert the Wi-Fi MediaConnect CD-ROM into your PC. 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. Setup / Network...
3 Enter the code printed on the CD-ROM envelope. 4 Click the 'Download now' button to download the free Wi-Fi MediaConnect software. 5 Once downloaded, start the file 'Wi-Fi MediaConnect_setup.exe'. Follow the instructions on screen. TV network name If you have more then one TV in your home network, you can rename this TV.
Natural Motion. Select Off and press OK. Auto subtitle shift If you play a DVD or Blu-ray Disc on 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.
4.7 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 during the installation, you can still switch it on in Setup. To switch on Universal access, press h >...
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 (broadband) Internet connection. If you receive this message, we recommend you carry out the update.
Connections First connections Power cable Insert the power cable into 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). Connect the adapter to the SCART connection of the TV. You can add the Audio L/R connections (mini-jack 3.5 mm). 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. If you use a digital receiver to watch TV (a set top box - STB) and you do not use the remote control of the TV, then switch off the automatic switch off. This will prevent the TV from switching off automatically after a 4 hour period without a key press on the remote control of the TV.
Then use an HDMI cable to connect the digital receiver to the Finally, use an HDMI cable to connect the Disc Recorder to the Dig. receiver + Disc-R + Home Theatre If you use a digital receiver to watch TV (a set top box - STB) and you do not use the remote control of the TV, then switch off the automatic switch off.
First, use 3 antenna cables to connect the devices to the TV. Then use an HDMI cable to connect the digital receiver to the 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). Digital HD receiver If you use a digital receiver to watch TV (a set top box - STB) and you do not use the remote control of the TV, then switch off the automatic switch off.
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 home network wireless. With Wi-Fi MediaConnect, you can use the TV as a PC monitor. Read Help > Setup > Network > Wi-Fi MediaConnect. Read on to connect a computer to the TV as a PC monitor wired.
Ideal TV setting Set the TV picture format to Unscaled for the sharpest picture quality. While watching TV, press rOPTIONS, 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.
5.5 Network Wireless To set up the wireless network connection, read Help > Setup > Network. Wired To set up the wired network connection, read Help > Setup > Network Connect the router to the TV with a network cable. To fulfil EMC regulations, use a shielded FTP Cat.
5.6 SD card Memory size To store videos downloaded from a Video store on Net TV, you need to insert an SD memory card into the TV SD card slot. Once formatted, leave the card permanently in the slot. SD memory card size Use a SD HC (High Capacity) memory card with at least 4GB of storage capacity.
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.
5.8 3D This TV is prepared for the 3D Full HD accessory PTA02 (sold separately). PTA02 Installation 1 Switch off the TV. 2 Connect the 3D transmitter to the 3D connection 3D Out on the back of the TV. 3 Install the 3D transmitter on the top or at the bottom 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. Press ¬FIND to open the Channel list, then press rOPTIONS 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 > Picture > 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 Videos, photos and music 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. •...
6.7 Network Wireless network not found or distorted • Microwave ovens, Dect phones or other WiFi 11b devices in your neighbourhood might disturb the wireless network. • Make sure that the firewalls in your network allow access to the TV wireless connection. •...
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, upon request, a copy of the complete corresponding source code for the copyrighted open source software packages used in this product for which such offer is requested by the respective licences.
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 consumption : < 0.15W •...
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7.8 Dimensions and weights 40PFL9715 Width 955 mm Height 596 mm Depth 69mm Weight ±14 kg . . . with TV stand Height 632 mm Depth 240 mm Weight ±16 kg 46PFL9715 Width 1088 mm Height 671 mm Depth 69 mm Weight ±19 kg .