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Samsung CL-29Z30, CL-29Z40 Owner's Instructions Manual

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  • Page 1 CL-29Z30 CL-29Z40 COLOR TELEVISION Owner’s Instructions Register your product at
  • Page 2 Be careful in the selection and duration of television formats used for viewing. Uneven CRT aging as a result of format selection and use, as well as other burned-in images, is not covered by your Samsung limited warranty.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Contents GENERAL INFORMATION List of Features ... Accessories... Viewing the Control Panel... Viewing the Connection Panel ... Remote Control ... Installing Batteries in the Remote Control ... CONNECTIONS Connecting VHF and UHF Antennas ... Connecting Cable TV... Connecting a VCR ... 10 Connecting an S-VHS VCR ...
  • Page 4: General Information

    General Information List of Features Adjustable picture settings that can be stored in the TV’s memory. Automatic timer to turn the TV on and off. A special sleep timer. Excellent Picture Quality - DNIe Jr technology provides life-like clear images. (depending on the model) Accessories Please make sure the following items are included with your TV.
  • Page 5: Viewing The Control Panel

    Viewing the Control Panel Buttons on the Lower-Right Part of the Panel The buttons on the lower-right panel control your TV’s basic features, including the on-screen menu. To use the more advanced features, you must use the remote control. CL29Z30 CL29Z40 POWER Press to turn the TV on and off.
  • Page 6: Viewing The Connection Panel

    Viewing the Connection Panel Rear Panel Jacks Use the rear panel jacks to connect A/V components that will be connected continuously, such as VCR or DVD players. For more information on connecting equipment, see pages 8-12. AV IN 1, 2 Connect to the video output jacks of VCRs, DVD players and similar devices.
  • Page 7: Remote Control

    Remote Control You can use the remote control up to a distance of about 23 feet from the TV. When using the remote control, always point it directly at the TV. You can also use your remote control to operate your VCR, Cable box, DVD player, or Set-Top Box. 1 POWER Turns the TV on and off.
  • Page 8: Installing Batteries In The Remote Control

    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. 3.
  • Page 9: Connecting Cable Tv

    Connecting Cable TV To connect to a cable TV system, follow the instructions below. Cable without a Cable Box 1. Plug the incoming cable into the ANT IN terminal on the back of the TV. ANT IN Connecting to a Cable Box that Descrambles All Channels 1.
  • Page 10: Connecting A Vcr

    Also, you can connect to “AV IN 2” on the side panel of TV. Connecting an S-VHS VCR Your Samsung TV can be connected to an S-Video signal from an S-VHS VCR. (This connection delivers a better picture as compared to a standard VHS VCR.)
  • Page 11: Connecting A Second Vcr To Record From The Tv

    Connecting a Second VCR to Record from the TV Your TV can send out signals of its picture and sound to be recorded by a second VCR. To do this, connect your second VCR as follows: VCR Rear Panel Audio Cable (Not supplied) Video Cable (Not supplied) Antenna Cable (Not supplied) ➢...
  • Page 12: Connecting A Dvd Player/Set-Top Box

    Connecting a DVD Player/Set-Top Box The rear panel jacks on your TV make it easy to connect a DVD player/Set-Top Box to your TV. DVD Player/Set-Top Box ➢ Component video separates the video into Y (Luminance (brightness)), P enhanced video quality. Be sure to match the component video and audio connections. For example, if connecting the video cable to COMPONENT IN, connect the audio cable to AV IN 2 [L-Audio-R] also.
  • Page 13: Operation

    Operation Turning the TV On and Off Plug & Play Feature When the TV is initially powered on, basic customer settings proceed automatically and subsequently: Plug & Play Setup Time Plug & Play Caption Language : English † † More œ...
  • Page 14: Changing Channels

    If you want to reset this feature... Setup Time Plug & Play Caption Language : English † † More Move Enter Return Plug & Play Changing Channels Using the Channel Buttons Using the Number Buttons Use the number buttons to quickly tune to any channel. Using the “-”...
  • Page 15: Adjusting The Volume

    Adjusting the Volume Using Mute Button At any time, you can cut off the sound using the MUTE button. Viewing the Display The display identifies the current channel and the status of certain audio-video settings. Signal : Mono Picture: Dynamic Sound : Custom : Stereo...
  • Page 16: Memorizing The Channels

    Memorizing the Channels Your TV can memorize and store all of the available channels for both “off-air” (antenna) and cable channels. After the available channels are memorized, use the CH This eliminates the need to change channels by entering the channel digits. There are three steps for memorizing channels: selecting a broadcast source, memorizing the channels (automatic) and adding and deleting channels (manual).
  • Page 17: To Select The Source

    To Select the Source Use to select TV or other external input sources connected to the TV. Use to select the input source of your choice. Input Source List : TV Edit Name Move Enter Return Source List ---- ---- S-Video ---- Component...
  • Page 18: Picture Control

    Picture Control Using Automatic Picture Settings Your TV has four automatic picture settings (“Dynamic”, “Standard”, “Movie”, “Custom”) that are preset at the factory. You can activate either Dynamic, Standard, Movie, or Custom by making a selection from the menu. Picture Mode : Dynamic Custom...
  • Page 19: Adjusting The Color Tone

    Adjusting the Color Tone You can change the color of the entire screen according to your preference. Picture Mode : Dynamic Custom Color Tone : Normal Size : Normal † † More Move Enter Return Picture Mode : Dynamic Custom Color Tone : Waram1 Cool2...
  • Page 20: Digital Noise Reduction

    Digital Noise Reduction If the broadcast signal received by your TV is weak, you can activate the Digital Noise Reduction feature to help reduce any static and ghosting that may appear on the screen. Picture … … More Digital NR : Off DINe Jr : On...
  • Page 21: Viewing Picture-In-Picture (Depending On The Model)

    Viewing Picture-in-Picture (depending on the model) You can display a sub picture within the main picture of TV program or external A/V devices such as VCR or DVD. In this way you can watch TV program or monitor the video input from any connected devices while watching TV or other video input. Activating Picture-in-Picture Picture …...
  • Page 22: Sound Control

    Changing the Position of the PIP Window : On Source : S-Video Swap Position Channel : Air Move Enter Return Changing the PIP Channel : On Source : S-Video Swap Position Channel : Air œ œ √ √ Move Adjust Return Sound Control Using Automatic Sound Settings...
  • Page 23: Customizing The Sound

    Customizing the Sound The sound settings can be adjusted to suit your personal preference. (Alternatively, you can use one of the “Automatic” settings.) Sound Mode : Custom Custom : Stereo Auto Volume : Off † † More Move Enter Return Custom Bass : 50...
  • Page 24: Automatic Volume Control

    Automatic Volume Control Reduces the differences in volume level among broadcasters. Sound Mode : Custom Custom : Stereo Auto Volume : Off † † More Move Enter Return Sound Mode : Custom Custom : Stereo Auto Volume : Off † †...
  • Page 25: Channel Control

    Sound … … More Turbo Sound : Off Pseudo Stereo : Off Move Enter Return Channel Control Adding and Erasing Channels You can add or delete a channel to display the channels you want only. Channel Auto Program Add/Delete : Deleted Air/CATV : Air Name...
  • Page 26: Lna (Low Noise Amplifier) (Depending On The Model)

    LNA (Low Noise Amplifier) (depending on the model) If the TV is operating in a weak-signal area, sometimes the LNA function can improve the reception (a low-noise preamplifier boosts the incoming signal). Channel Auto Program Add/Delete : Deleted Air/CATV : Air Name : ---- : Off...
  • Page 27: Time Setting

    Time Setting Setting the Time Setting the clock is necessary in order to use the various timer features of the TV. Also, you can check the time while watching the TV. (Just press the INFO button.) Setup Time Plug & Play Caption Language : English...
  • Page 28 Time Clock 12:00am On Timer 12:00am Off Timer 12:00am Sleep Timer : Off On Timer Volume : 10 œ œ √ √ Move Adjust Return Time Clock 12:00am On Timer 12:00am Off Timer 12:00am Sleep Timer : Off On Timer Volume : 10 œ...
  • Page 29: Function Description

    Function Description Viewing Closed Captions(On-Screen Text Messages) The Caption function operates in either analog RF channel mode or external signal mode. (Depending on the broadcasting signal, the Caption function may operate on digital channels.) Setup Time Plug & Play Caption Language : English †...
  • Page 30: Selecting A Menu Language

    Selecting a Menu Language Setup Time Plug & Play Caption Language : English † † More Move Enter Return Setup Time Plug & Play Caption Language : English † † More œ œ √ √ Move Adjust Return Setting the Blue Screen Mode If no signal is being received or the signal is very weak, a blue screen automatically replaces the noisy picture background.
  • Page 31: Setting The On/Off Melody

    Setting the On/Off Melody A melody sound can be set to come on when the TV is powered On or Off. Setup Time Plug & Play Caption Language : English † † More Move Enter Return Setup … … More Blue Screen : On Melody : On...
  • Page 32: Locking The Channel

    Locking the Channel This feature allows you to prevent unauthorized users, such as children, from watching unsuitable programmes by muting out video and audio. Child Lock cannot be released using front (or side) panel buttons. Only remote control can release the Child Lock setting, so keep the remote control away from children.
  • Page 33: Appendix

    Appendix Identifying Problems If the TV seems to have a problem, first try this list of possible problems and solutions. If none of these troubleshooting tips apply, call your nearest Samsung service center. Problem Possible Solution Poor picture Try another channel.
  • Page 34 Contact SAMSUNG WORLD-WIDE If you have any questions or comments relating to Samsung products, please contact the SAMSUNG customer care center. Country ARGENTINE 0800-333-3733 BRAZIL 0800-124-421 CHILE 800-726-7864 (SAMSUNG) COSTA RICA 0-800-507-7267 ECUADOR 1-800-10-7267 EL SALVADOR 800-6225 GUATEMALA 1-800-299-0013 JAMAICA...

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