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  • Page 1 For further assistance, call the customer support service in your country. EN User manual • To obtain assistance, contact Philips customer care center; In the U.S.A., Canada, Puerto Rico, or the U.S. Virgin Islands 1 866 813 3283 ES Manual del usuario Mexico city and Metropolitan area;...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    English Contents 1 Notice 4 Getting the most from your TV ..............................Displaying the main menu 2 Getting started ..................PICTURE SOUND Features CHANNEL Included accessories Air/Cable Symbols used in this User manual Auto Scan Installing the stands Favorite Installing the remote control batteries Channel List Remote control...
  • Page 3 Register online today at today to get the most benefits from your purchase. Registering your model with Philips makes you eligible for all of the valuable benefits listed below, so don't miss out. Register online at to ensure:...
  • Page 4 SANUS AST16-B1 M4 x 0.472” (12mm) 24PFL3603 If installed onto a ceiling or slanted wall, the TV and wall mount bracket may fall which could result in a severe injury. Your TV meets the VESA standard for wall mounting. Consult with your local dealer for a wall mount bracket which is compatible with Do not use screws that are longer or shorter than their specified length.
  • Page 5: Notice

    Any modifications to the apparatus must be approved by Funai Corporation. Trademarks are the property of Koninklijke Philips N.V. or their The user could lose the authority to operate this apparatus if an respective owners.
  • Page 6 End of life directives advertising. Funai Corporation Inc. / P&F MEXICANA, S.A. de C.V. or Philips pays a lot of attention to produce environmental-friendly third party content/service providers may, in their sole discretion, products in green focal areas. Your new TV contains materials which add or remove access to any specific services, content, software and can be recycled and reused.
  • Page 7: Getting Started

    You can set the unit to go into standby mode after a specific amount of time. Model Quantity Size Choices for on-screen language 24PFL3603 ST3 x 0.551” (14 mm) Select your on-screen language: English, Spanish or French. Stereo sound function Note(s)
  • Page 8: Installing The Stands

    English Installing the stands Installing the remote control batteries Fasten the stand to the TV with 2 screws. While fastening the screws, hold the stand to prevent it from falling. Both stands should now be securely fastened. Slide the battery cover off the back of the remote control. Insert the two included batteries (AAA, 1.5V).
  • Page 9: Remote Control

    English Remote control (POWER) Turns the TV on from standby or off to standby. HDMI-CEC keys : Starts, pauses or resumes playback. : Stops the disc playback. : Searches backward or forward through the disc. : Skips backward or forward chapters, titles or tracks on a disc.
  • Page 10: Control Panel

    English Control panel Terminals Remote control sensor Headphone audio output jack Receives IR signal from remote control. Headphone 3.5mm stereo jack for personal listening. Do not block this remote control sensor window to allow proper Digital audio output jack operation. Digital audio (S/PDIF) output to home theaters and other digital VOL + / –...
  • Page 11: Connecting Antenna Or Cable / Satellite Set-Top Box

    English Connecting antenna or cable / satellite set-top box Connecting a cable / satellite set-top box, Blu-ray Disc™ / DVD recorder via composite connectors and Be sure your antenna or another device is connected properly before analog audio plugging in the AC power cord. Do not place your recorder too close to the screen because some If connecting to an antenna through an RF cable recorders can be susceptible to signals from the TV.
  • Page 12: Selecting Your Connection Quality

    EasyLink. Note(s) HDMI-DVI connection Philips HDMI supports HDCP (High-bandwidth Digital Contents Protection). HDCP is a form of digital rights management that protects high-definition This unit can be connected to a device that has a DVI terminal. content in Blu-ray Disc™ or DVDs.
  • Page 13 English Component analog video connection Digital audio output connection Component analog video connection offers better picture quality for If you connect this unit to an external digital audio device, you can video devices connected to the unit. enjoy multi-channel audio like 5.1ch digital broadcasting sound. If you connect to the unit’s component video (Y/Pb/Pr) input jacks, Use a digital audio optical cable to connect the unit to external digital connect analog audio cables to the analog audio (L/R) input jacks.
  • Page 14: Hdmi Connection

    English PC connection USB memory stick This unit offers easy playback of picture (JPEG) files. HDMI connection Insert the USB memory stick into the USB terminal shown below. This unit can be connected to your PC that has an HDMI terminal. Use an HDMI cable for this digital connection.
  • Page 15: Setup Wizard

    English After an setup wizard is completed... These operations are accessible by remote control. Some may also be accessible by the main unit's control If you want to scan the channels automatically again. panel. Auto Scan p. 23 You can add the desired cable and analog channels not memorized by auto scan.
  • Page 16: Use Your Tv

    English 3 Use your TV Switching channels Switching on your TV and putting it in standby mode Remote control Remote control To turn the TV on from standby or off to standby To select channels by using CH + / – Press on the unit or the remote control.
  • Page 17: Watching Channels From An External Device

    English Watching channels from an external Sleep timer device Sleep timer can set the unit to go into standby mode after an incremental period of time. Switching each input mode can easily switch with the remote control between TV and external devices when they are connected to the unit.
  • Page 18: Create A List Of Favorite Channels

    English Create a list of favorite channels Changing picture format You can create lists of your preferred TV channels so that you can find Display modes can be selected when your TV receives a those channels easily. 16:9 or 4:3 video signal. Add channels to create a favorite list, refer to Favorite Two types of display modes can be selected for a PC input signal.
  • Page 19: Tv Screen Information

    English TV screen information You can display the currently selected channel or other information such as the aspect ratio on the TV screen. In the digital mode, the detailed broadcasting information for the current off the air channel, such as program title, are displayed. Press INFO.
  • Page 20: Getting The Most From Your Tv

    English 4 Getting the most from to select the desired menu and an item, then press your TV PICTURE p. 21 This section describes the overview of the main menu displayed when you press Adjusting the picture mode or customize the picture The main menu consists of the function setting items below.
  • Page 21: Picture

    English You can set a particular picture quality using Advanced PICTURE Settings. Press and use to select PICTURE, then press OK. Advanced Settings PICTURE PICTURE Wide Format Standard Picture Mode Advanced Settings Middle Noise Reduction Brightness Dynamic Contrast Contrast Auto HDMI Mode Color 120 PMR...
  • Page 22: Sound

    English You can select audio output through a digital audio output connector. SOUND To set Digital Audio Output to Digital Audio Press and use to select SOUND, then press OK. To output PCM format Output Original image coded date SOUND SOUND Select the speaker sound effect to be surround or not.
  • Page 23: Channel

    English CHANNEL Auto Scan Before you begin: Be sure the RF cable is correctly connected to this unit and you are registered with your cable TV provider when you install cable Make sure the unit is connected to antenna or cable. channels.
  • Page 24: Favorite

    English Favorite Show/Hide Add some channels to the Favorite List. Show or hide the channels in your program list. to select Favorite, then press OK. to select Show/Hide, then press OK. to select the channel you want to add, then press OK. to select the channel you want to show / hide, then press If you need to cancel the favorite setting, select the favorite channel, and press OK to cancel favorite setting.
  • Page 25: Lock

    English LOCK Key Lock Press and use to select LOCK, then press OK. to select Key Lock, then use to select the item. Use the NUMBER buttons to enter the 4-digit numbers for your Unlock the panel buttons on the TV. PIN code.
  • Page 26: Rrt Setting

    English To set the sub ratings (displayed in the right column) Setting US rating As for TV-Y7, TV-PG, TV-14 or TV-MA, you can further set the sub US movie ratings lock is the rating system created by MPAA. ratings to block specific elements within programs. To set the sub US TV ratings lock has controlled access to individual programs based ratings, follow the step below.
  • Page 27: Time

    English TIME Daylight Saving Time Set the daylight saving time for your area. Press and use to select TIME, then press OK. to select Daylight Saving Time, then use to select TIME the item. To set Daylight Saving Time to Off Sleep Timer To set Daylight Saving Time to On Pacific...
  • Page 28: Setup

    English SETUP Closed Caption Closed captions displays the audio portion of the program as Press and use to select SETUP, then press OK. superimposed text over the video. SETUP SETUP to select Closed Caption, then press OK. English Menu Language Restore Default Closed Caption Transparent...
  • Page 29 English Note(s) Digital TV operation Digital CC that you can switch differs depending on the broadcast format. In addition to the basic closed caption, DTV has its own closed caption Closed captions service may not be controlled by this unit’s menu options if you called digital caption service.
  • Page 30: Over Scan

    English Over Scan Other Settings Set the parameter of audio only, no signal power off and no operation to select Over Scan, then use to select the item. power off. To set Over Scan to Off to select Other Settings, then press OK. To set Over Scan to On Adjust the following items.
  • Page 31: Cec

    English Device Lists Show the device list menu. This function allows you to operate the linked functions between our brand devices with a HDMI-CEC feature and this unit connecting to select Device Lists, then press OK to enter the sub- through an HDMI cable.
  • Page 32: Multimedia

    English MULTIMEDIA Note(s) Up to 2GB (FAT16) or 8GB (FAT32) capacity can be supported. Your TV is fitted with a USB connection that enables you to view JPEG Up to 10,000 files or 1,000 folders with 19 hierarchies can be recognized. photos stored on a USB memory stick.
  • Page 33: Useful Tips

    English 6 Useful tips Question Answer Check the antenna or cable connection to the main unit. Check the batteries on the remote control. Re-insert or replace the AAA batteries with their polarities (+/–) as indicated on the remote control battery area. Check if there is an obstacle between the infrared sensor window and the remote control.
  • Page 34: Troubleshooting Tips

    Check if your computer is NOT in sleep mode when the input mode of this Universal remote control does not work properly. unit is in HDMI mode. Tap any key on the keyboard to wake up your Refer to the User manual of the universal remote control for the Philips code. computer. Picture Make sure that the sound is not muted.
  • Page 35: Information

    English 7 Information Glossary Maintenance Analog TV (NTSC) Cleaning Acronym that stands for National Television Systems Committee and Clean the front panel and other exterior surfaces of the unit with a the name of analog broadcasting standards. soft microfiber cloth or lens brush. Before cleaning the panel, Off the air analog TV signals are no longer being sent by major disconnect the AC power cord.
  • Page 36: Specifications

    English 8 Specifications Model # 24PFL3603 Picture HD (1366 x 768 pixels 60 Hz) Type 23.6”/ 16:9 Diagonal screen size / Aspect ratio 178° (V) by 178° (H) Viewing angles ATSC (digital) / NTSC (analog) Built-in digital / analog tuner...
  • Page 37: Warranty

    English 9 Warranty LIMITED WARRANTY ONE (1) YEAR This limited warranty does not cover: WARRANTY COVERAGE: This warranty obligation is limited to the terms as set forth below. • Shipping charges to return defective product. • Labor charges for installation or setup of the product, adjustment of customer controls on the product, and installation or repair of WHO IS COVERED: antenna/signal source systems outside of the product.
  • Page 38 English License Funai Corporation, Inc. hereby offers to deliver, upon request, a copy of the complete corresponding source code for the copyrighted open source code packages, on an “AS IS” basis, used in this product for which such offer is requested by the respective licenses. This offer is valid up to three years after the product purchase to anyone in receipt of this information.
  • Page 39 This product has been manufactured by and is sold under the responsibility of Funai Corporation, Inc., and Funai Corporation, Inc. is the warrantor in relation to this product. ABLL0U2-24HB The Philips trademark and the Philips Shield Emblem are registered trademarks of Koninklijke Philips N.V. used under license.