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  • Page 1 Return your Product Registration Card or register online at www.philips.com/usasupport today to get the very most from your purchase. Registering your model with PHILIPS makes you eligible for all of the valuable benefits listed below, so don’t miss out. Complete and return your Product Registration Card at...
  • Page 2: Important Safety Instructions

    IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS Read before operating equipment 1. Read these instructions. 2. Keep these instructions. 3. Heed all warnings. 4. Follow all instructions. 5. Do not use this apparatus near water. 6. Clean only with a dry cloth. 7. Do not block any of the ventilation openings. Install in accordance with the manufacturers instructions.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    If this instruction manual does not give an answer or if ‘Before Calling Service’ does not solve your TV problem, you can call your Local Philips Customer or Service Centre. See the supplied World-wide guarantee booklet. Please, have the Model and Serial number which you can find at the back of your television set or on the...
  • Page 4: Safety Warnings

    Installing the TV requires special skills that should only be performed by qualified personnel.You should not attempt to do the work yourself. Philips bears no responsibility for improper mounting or mounting that results in accident or injury. Make sure that the wall mount is being fixed securely enough so that it meets safety standards.
  • Page 5: Getting Started

    Before you start Warning: do not insert the power plug into the mains at the bottom of the TV and in a wall socket before all connections are made. Before installing your TV or before hanging it on the wall, first connect your accessory devices. See To make video and audio connections, p.
  • Page 6 - To connect a USB device, see Multimedia browser, p. 35. Connect to the TV Your Philips Digital TV will allow you to enjoy digital programs directly from your cable or off air. Connect directly to the TV or connect via your current cable box or Satellite Receiver box.
  • Page 7: Connect The Mains

    Getting started (Continued) Note:Watching Cable TV programs that don’t require the cable box Since you’ve connected the cable TV signal directly to the TV’s tuner, you can also watch the unscrambled programs by simply tuning to the desired channel.You must first use Autoprogram, however, to store channels in the TV’s memory.
  • Page 8: Use Of The Remote Control Rc4403

    Use of the remote control RC4403 When a button enables multiple options, a small list will be shown. Press repeatedly to select the next item in the list.The list will be removed automatically after 6 seconds or press immediately. Attention: this remote control can not be programmed to work accessory devices. POWER POWER FORMAT...
  • Page 9 Use of the remote control RC4403 (Continued) POWER POWER FORMAT MY CONTENT GUIDE GUIDE MUTE MUTE SOURCE SOURCE INFO A/CH Volume Press + or - to adjust the volume. MUTE Interrupt the sound or restore it. Channel selection - To browse through the TV channels or sources stored and marked in the Preferred channels list (see p.
  • Page 10 Use of the remote control RC4403 (Continued) POWER POWER FORMAT FORMAT MY CONTENT MY CONTENT GUIDE GUIDE MUTE MUTE SOURCE SOURCE INFO A/CH FORMAT Press this button to summon a list of available display formats (depending on the receiving signal).This lets you choose the display format of your preference.
  • Page 11: My Content

    Use of the MY CONTENT / OPTION button POWER FORMAT MY CONTENT MY CONTENT GUIDE GUIDE MY CONTENT MY CONTENT MUTE Quick access My Content (Un)Mark Digital audio language Closed caption SOURCE Picture format Equalizer PIP format Clock TV menu Television TV channels Multimedia...
  • Page 12 Quick access My Content (Un)Mark Digital audio language Closed caption Picture format Equalizer PIP format Clock My Content (Continued) (Un)Mark This allows you to add TV channels to or remove TV channels from your favorite channels list. 1. Select (Un)Mark. 2.
  • Page 13: Buttons On The Right Side Of The Tv

    Buttons on the right of the TV VOLUME MENU PROGRAM/CHANNEL < < First time installation 1. After an introduction screen, you are asked to select a 2. Press the cursor up/down to highlight your language. 3. Press the 4. Follow the on-screen instructions to proceed. Should your remote be lost or broken you can still change some of the basic settings with the buttons on the right side of your TV.
  • Page 14: How To Navigate Through The Menus

    POWER How to navigate through the menus FORMAT FORMAT MY CONTENT GUIDE GUIDE MUTE MUTE Settings SOURCE Picture Sound Setup Ambilight Installation Features Demo Channels Exit Info Settings Picture Auto picture Picture Contrast Sound Brightness Ambilight Color Features Sharpness Channels Color temperature Info Introduction...
  • Page 15: How To Search For And Store Tv Channels

    How to navigate through the menus (continued) Settings Demo Ambilight Pixel Plus Setup Active Control Installation Demo Exit Info How to search for and store TV channels Tip:You will need this chapter only if you want to change the installation settings. Settings Installation Language...
  • Page 16 How to search for and store TV channels (continued) Settings Installation Autoprogram Language Start now Autoprogram Weak channel ins. Software upgrade Info Television installation Installation mode Please select your Antenna installation mode. Cable Previous Next Store TV channels After language is set correctly, you can now search for and store the TV channels.
  • Page 17 How to search for and store TV channels (continued) Channel tuning Important: After the installation of the TV channels has been done, always make a selection in the Installation menu between Antenna or Cable whether you want to watch Antenna TV channels or Cable TV channels. Note: Do not start Autoprogram but press the red color button.Then press the If you make use of a signal splitter do not forget to put the...
  • Page 18 USB device. The USB device must be filled with the appropriate upgrade image (and structure) which can be found on the www.philips.com/support website. How to upload a new software version on your portable memory device, see Annex 1, p. 54.
  • Page 19: Use Of The Setup Menu

    Use of the Setup menu Settings Setup Preferences Source Setup Clock Installation Demo Exit Info Settings Setup Preferences Picture/sound pref. Preferences Features prefer. Source Menu preferences Clock Reset AV settings Info This menu is used to control the settings of special TV functions, features and accessory devices.
  • Page 20 Use of the Setup menu (Continued) Settings/Setup Preferences Picture/sound pref. PIP format Picture/sound pr. Auto surround Features prefer. Menu preferences Reset AV settings Info Settings/Setup Preferences Features preferen. Caption service Picture/sound pr. Digital caption opt. Features prefer. Digital caption serv Menu preferences Reset AV settings Info...
  • Page 21 Use of the Setup menu (continued) Notes: - This television provides display of television closed captioning conforming with the EIA-608 standard and in accordance with Sections 15.119 of the FCC rules. - The captions do not always use correct spelling and grammar. Not all TV programs and product commercials are made for broadcast with Closed Caption informations included.
  • Page 22 Use of the Setup menu (continued) Settings/Setup Preferences Menu preferences Picture/sound pr. Show emergency.. Features prefer. Change PIN Menu preferences Reset AV settings Info Adjust menu preferences 1. Select 2. Press the cursor right to select Minimum or Normal. Minimum to activate the temporarily display of the channel number/input source when either channel or input are changed.
  • Page 23 Use of the Setup menu (continued) Settings/Setup Preferences Reset AV settings Picture/sound pr. start now Features prefer. Menu preferences Reset AV settings Info Set/Change PIN This allows you to set or change the personal 4-digit access code that is used in the different lock functions of the TV. 1.
  • Page 24 Use of the Setup menu (continued) Settings Setup Source Preferences Source Clock HDMI 1 HDMI 2 Side Digital Audio In Info Settings Setup Clock Auto clock mode Preferences Auto clock channel Source Time Clock Time zone Daylight saving Info Select your source This menu allows you to identify the accessory devices you have connected to the external inputs/outputs.
  • Page 25: Use Of The Tv Menu Settings

    Use of the Setup menu (continued) Use of the TV menu settings Settings Picture Sound Setup Ambilight Installation Features Demo Channels Exit Info Auto clock channel (only available when Auto clock mode is set to Automatic) With the cursor buttons, select the channel number where time can be found by the TV.
  • Page 26: Adjust Picture Menu Settings

    Personal refers to the personal preference settings of picture in the picture menu. Note:This Philips TV has been set at the factory to look best in bright store environments which typically use fluorescent lighting. As your home will likely not be as well...
  • Page 27 Adjust Picture menu settings (continued) Settings/TV Picture Active Control Minimum Digital processing Medium Dynamic contrast Maximum Color enhancem. Tint Picture format Active Control Info Digital processing - Standard = line doubling eliminates the flicker. - Pixel Plus = for everyday viewing, Pixel Plus is the most ideal setting, as it fully processes the image to make every single pixel the best it can be, improving contrast, sharpness, picture depth, and color reproduction and brilliance from...
  • Page 28: Adjust Sound Menu Settings

    Settings Picture Sound Setup Ambilight Installation Features Demo Channels Exit Info Settings Sound Auto sound Picture Volume Sound Balance Ambilight Headphone volume Features Sound mode Channels Alternate audio Dig.Audio language Mono/Stereo Delta volume Info Manufactured under license from Dolby Laboratories. ‘Dolby’...
  • Page 29: Adjust Feature Menu Settings

    Adjust Sound menu settings (continued) Adjust Features menu settings Settings Features Closed captions Picture Sleeptimer Sound Ambilight Features Channels Info Digital Audio language (only selectable with digital broadcast signals) Allows you to select your language preference in case of multilingual audio track programs if available with digital broadcast signal.
  • Page 30: Enjoy Ambilight

    Settings Ambilight Ambilight Picture Brightness Sound Mode Ambilight Color Features Separation Channels Balance Info Settings/TV Ambilight Mode Color Ambilight Ambience Brightness Relaxed Mode Movie Color Action Separation Balance Info Enjoy Ambilight The ambilight menu contains the settings for controlling the ambient lighting.
  • Page 31 Enjoy Ambilight (continued) Settings/TV Ambilight Color Auto Color Ambilight Palette Brightness Saturation Mode Color Separation Balance Info 7. In case Color has been selected in the Mode menu: < Select Color in the Ambilight menu and press the cursor right. <...
  • Page 32: Control Tv Channels' Special Functions

    Control TV channels’ special functions Settings Channels Lock after Picture Channels lock Sound TV ratings lock Ambilight Movie ratings lock Features Preferred channels Channels Region ratings lock Clear region ratings Info Settings/TV Channels Lock after Timer Lock after Time Channels lock TV ratings lock Movie ratings lock Preferred channels...
  • Page 33 Control TV channels’ special functions (continued) When the contents-based lists are locked. If, while content-based item, is unselected, then All is automatically unselected. No rating information or have a rating of None. Both will be locked. When an item on the age-based list is selected, all items below that item of the same group are locked as well.
  • Page 34 Control TV channels’ special functions (continued) Settings/TV Channels Movie ratings lock Lock after Please enter your Channels lock TV ratings lock Movie ratings lock Preferred channels Region ratings lock Clear region ratings Info Movie ratings lock This function allows you to control access to individual movies based on their MPAA ratings (Motion Picture Association of America).
  • Page 35 Control TV channels’ special functions (continued) Settings/TV Preferred channels Channels Channel 1 Lock after Channel 2 Channels lock TV ratings lock Movie ratings lock Preferred channels Region ratings lock Clear region ratings Info Preferred channels After having finished to search for and to store TV channels, all the installed, non-scrambled,TV channels are marked as preferred by default.
  • Page 36: Electronic Program Guide

    EPG (Electronic Program Guide) POWER POWER FORMAT MY CONTENT GUIDE GUIDE GUIDE GUIDE MUTE SOURCE (only with Digital TV channels) The Electronic Program Guide shows you detailed information about the current program and also about the next program (if this information is available). Note: these instructions may differ according to the type of Electronic Program Guide.
  • Page 37: Multimedia Browser

    JPEG for audio: MP3, MP3 Pro, LPCM - Only FAT/DOS-formatted memory devices are supported. - Philips can not be held responsible if your USB device is not supported. To view content from a USB device Tip: if your USB device does not fit into the USB connector at the side, use an USB extend cable to connect the USB device to the USB port.
  • Page 38 - more technical remarks can be found in Annex 4, Philips TV-Digital camera and USB issues, p. 59. Following icons may appear:...
  • Page 39 Multimedia Browser (Continued) POWER FORMAT MY CONTENT GUIDE MUTE SOURCE SOURCE INFO A/CH Function buttons at the bottom of the screen Details to display a description of the selected file or directory Transitions to select if you like to apply a transition during a slide show Slide time to select the duration a picture will be...
  • Page 40: To Make Video And Audio Connections

    To make video and audio connections Tips: - use the inputs that are available on your equipment that provide the best video or audio performance, as below; - if you experience a discolored line on the left or right side of the set, adjust the picture position to the centre of the screen with the cursor buttons.
  • Page 41: Side Panel Overview

    To make video and audio connections (Continued) Notes: - Cables are often color-coded to connectors. Connect red to red, white to white... - Component video (YPbPr) connection is necessary to view video sources, for example digital broadcastings coming from a settop box, in 1080i, 720p, 480i or 480p; - The labels for the component video sockets may differ depending on the DVD player or the device connected.
  • Page 42: Rear Panel Overview

    VIDEO DIGITAL AUDIO S-VIDEO VIDEO S-VIDEO DISPLAY SYNCHRONIZED AUDIO DISPLAY SERVICE HDMI 1 HDMI 2 ANTENNA DIGITAL AUDIO OUT SYNCHRONIZED UART CABLE Cable box Satellite receiver 2 DVD recorder/ 2VCRs / 1DVD player or 1 VCR + another device VIDEO S-VIDEO AUDIO HDMI 1...
  • Page 43: Vcr Or Dvd Recorder

    Connect a VCR or DVD recorder Warning: do not place your recorder too close to the screen as some recorders may be susceptible for signals from the display. Keep a minimum distance of 0,5 m from the screen. AV2 : L + R + VIDEO ANTENNA 1.
  • Page 44: A Recorder And Other A/V Devices

    Connect a recorder and other A/V devices CABLE 1. Connect the RF antenna cable 1 of the 2. Connect the RF output of the AV device to the RF input of the recorder 2. 3. Connect another RF cable 4 from the output CABLE/ANTENNA 75 Ω...
  • Page 45: A Recorder And Cable Box With Rf Output

    Connect a recorder and Cable box with RF output CABLE SIGNAL SPLITTER ANTENNA Cable box 1. Use an optional signal splitter. 2. Connect one of the cable TV signal splitter outputs 1 to the cable box’s 3. Connect the other cable TV signal splitter output 2 to the the bottom of the TV.
  • Page 46: A Satellite Receiver Or Cable Box With A/V Outputs

    Connect a satellite receiver or Cable box with A/V outputs CABLE 1. Connect the satellite antenna cable or the Cable TV cable 1 to the satellite receiver’s or cable box’s jack. 2. Connect another RF cable 2 from the output TV’s CABLE/ANTENNA 75 Ω...
  • Page 47: Cable Box With A/V Outputs

    Connect a recorder and satellite receiver or Cable box with A/V outputs VIDEO S-VIDEO S-VIDEO Cable box 1. Connect the satellite antenna cable or the Cable TV cable 1 to the satellite receiver’s or cable box’s jack. 2. Connect the AV cables 2 to the satellite receiver’s or cable box’s recorder’s jacks.
  • Page 48: Dvd Player, Or Other Accessory Digital Source Devices

    Connect a DVD Player or other accessory digital source devices Note:This TV is capable of displaying 1080i, 720p and 480p DTV signals when connected to a DTV tuner cable box. Select the output of the cable box to either 1080i, 720p or 480p. A DTV signal must be available in your area.
  • Page 49 Connect a DVD Player or other accessory digital source devices VIDEO DIGITAL AUDIO S-VIDEO VIDEO S-VIDEO AV1/AV2 : S-VIDEO DVD / Cable box Devices with an S-Video connector 1. Connect an S-Video cable to the AV2 S-VIDEO Tip:When using the do not connect any device to the VIDEO input that you are using.
  • Page 50: A Device To The Hdmi Connector

    Connect a device to the HDMI (High Definition Multimedia interface) connector Notes: - HDMI is the leading new standard for Digital video and audio interconnection.To the connector you can connect HDMI devices such as a Cable box or compatible DVD-R or DVD player with HDMI, or DVI-equipped devices like a computer.
  • Page 51: Digital Surround Receiver

    Connect a Digital Surround receiver AUDIO DISPLAY SYNCHRONIZED DISPLAY SYNCHRONIZED DIGITAL AUDIO OUT DIGITAL AUDIO POWER FORMAT Record with your recorder MY CONTENT GUIDE MUTE Select connected equipment SOURCE SOURCE INFO A/CH SOURCE SOURCE < Connect a MultiChannel Surround receiver to the connector at the bottom of the TV.
  • Page 52: Select Connected Equipment

    Audio- and video equipment buttons POWER POWER FORMAT MY CONTENT GUIDE MUTE MUTE SOURCE SOURCE INFO A/CH Most of the audio and video equipment from our range of products can be operated with the remote control of your TV. Press one of the buttons after you pressed one of the mode buttons ( ) according to the equipment you want to operate with this remote control.
  • Page 53: Before Calling Service

    Symptoms Items to Check and Actions to follow “Ghost” or • This may be caused by obstruction to the antenna due to high rise buildings double images or hills. Using a highly directional antenna may improve the picture. No power •...
  • Page 54: Glossary

    Symptoms Items to Check and Actions to follow The software will Possibly the operating system is wrong. Go to www.philips.com/support to not install see which operating systems are supported. No stable or not Check if you have selected the correct VGA mode in your PC.
  • Page 55: With Portable Memory

    Annex 1 - Philips TV software upgrade with portable memory Settings Installation Software upgrade Current softw. info Language Local upgrades Autoprogram Weak channel inst. Software upgrade Info Introduction Philips offers software upgrade capability for your TV using portable memory. After you have completed a software upgrade, your TV will typically perform better.
  • Page 56: Annex 1 - Philips Tv Software Upgrade With Portable Memory

    Software Upgrade Application Upgrade busy... Software Id: TL32E-234 Loading Validating Programming Settings Installation Software upgrade Current softw. info Language Local upgrades Autoprogram Weak channel inst. Software upgrade Info Annex 1 (Continued) Automatic software upgrade procedure 1. Turn off your TV and remove all memory devices. 2.
  • Page 57: With Background Music

    Use the type number of your TV to find this documentation and other related files. - Philips can’t be held responsible for any problems that may occur as a result of the content in this document. Errors reported to Philips will be adapted and published on the Philips support website as soon as possible.
  • Page 58: Annex 2 - Philips Tv-Slideshow Format With Background Music

    Annex 2 (Continued) Description Philips slideshow signature including the version. The title of the playlist. The audio-URL following this tag will define the music playing in the background during the slideshow. A single song or playlist (.m3u & .pls) are the only valid audio references.
  • Page 59: Annex 3 - Philips Tv - Digital Camera And Usb Issues

    Philips support website. Use the type number of your TV to find this documentation and other related files. - Philips can’t be held responsible neither for any errors in the content of this document nor for any problems as a result of the content in this document. Errors reported to Philips will be adapted and published on the Philips support website as soon as possible.
  • Page 60: Annex 4 - Issues Referring To Connected

    Annex 4 - Issues referring to connected esuipment with a HDMI connector connector allows the following TV and monitor display modes: HDMI IN HD Standard Definition TV (SDTV) Enhanced Definition TV (EDTV) High Definition TV (HDTV) PC VGA 640x480 SVGA 800x600 1024x768 If necessary, you can adjust the picture position to the centre of the screen with the cursor...
  • Page 61: Index

    active control...25 adjust picture menu settings ..24 adjust sound menu settings ...26 adjust features menu settings.27 alternate audio ...26 ambilight ...28 antenna ...4 audio/video equipment buttons ...50 audio/video connections ...38 autoprogram ...14 auto picture...24 auto surround...18 auto sound ...26 avl (audio volume leveller)...27 balance...26 batteries...5,61 before calling service ...52...
  • Page 62: Recycling

    Modifications - The FCC requires the user to be notified that any changes or modifications made to this device that are not expressly approved by Philips Consumer Electronics may void the user’s authority to operate the equipment. Cables -...
  • Page 63: Product Information

    - Your TV consumes energy in standby mode. Energy consumption contributes to air and water pollution.Very low standby power consumption. - Specifications: see the product leaflet on www. philips. com/support. - If you need further assistance, please call the customer support service in your country.
  • Page 64 Philips within the Warranty Period. At its option, Philips will either (1) repair the product at no charge, sing new or refurbished replacement parts, or (2) exchange the product with a product that is new or which...