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Samsung CL21A11MQ Owner's Instructions Manual

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CL21A11MQ / CL21K5MQ / CL21M5W
CL29K5MQ / CL29V10MN / CL21M6W
CL21S8W
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Printed in Mexico
AA68-02984A (ENG)
COLOR TELEVISION
Owner's
Instructions

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  • Page 1 CL21A11MQ / CL21K5MQ / CL21M5W CL29K5MQ / CL29V10MN / CL21M6W CL21S8W Owner’s Instructions Printed in Mexico AA68-02984A (ENG) COLOR TELEVISION...
  • Page 2: Safety Instructions

    Warning! Important Safety Instructions CAUTION RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK DO NOT OPEN CAUTION: TO REDUCE THE RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK, DO NOT REMOVE COVER (OR BACK). NO USER SERVICEABLE PARTS INSIDE. REFER SERVICING TO QUALIFIED SERVICE PERSONNEL. This symbol indicates high voltage is present inside. It is dangerous to make any kind of contact with any inside part of this product.
  • Page 3 Thank You for Choosing Samsung Thank you for choosing Samsung! Your new Samsung TV receiver represents the latest in television technology. It has easy-to-use, on-screen menus and closed-captioning capabilities, making this TV one of the best products in its class. This product will provide convenient, dependable service and enjoyment for years to come.
  • Page 4 • Protect the power cord. Power supply cords should be routed so that they will not be walked on or pinched by items placed on or against them. Pay particular attention to cord placement at plugs, convenience receptacles, and at the point where they exit from the unit. •...
  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    O N T E N T S Chapter 1: Your New TV ....1.1 List of Features ......... 1.1 Familiarizing Yourself with The TV.
  • Page 6 O N T E N T S Chapter 3: Operation (Cont...) ..3.8 Chapter 4: Special Features ... . 4.1 Chapter 5: Troubleshooting ... . 5.1 Appendix .
  • Page 7: Chapter 1: Your New

    C h a p t e r O n e O U R List of Features Your TV was designed with the latest technology. This TV is a high-performance unit that includes the following special features: • Easy-to-use remote control •...
  • Page 8: Familiarizing Yourself With The Tv

    The buttons on the front panel control your TV’ s basic features, including the on-screen menu. To use the more advanced features, you must use the remote control. CL21K5MQ / CL29K5MQ CL29V10MN CL21A11MQ Œ MENU Press to see an on-screen menu of your TV's fea- tures.
  • Page 9: Side / Front Panel Jacks

    Audio signals from VCRs, DVD players and similar devices. ´ VIDEO INPUT Video signals from VCRs, DVD players and similar devices. CL21A11MQ / CL21K5MQ / CL21M5W CL29V10MN / CL21M6W ˇ HEADPHONE Connect a set of external headphones to this jack for private listening.
  • Page 10: Rear Panel Jacks

    O U R Rear Panel Jacks Use the rear panel jacks to connect an A/V component that will be connected continuously, such as a VCR or a DVD player. Because there are two sets of input jacks, you can connect two different A/V components (i.e., a VCR and a DVD, 2 VCRs, etc.) For more information on connecting equipment, see pages 2.1 –...
  • Page 11: Remote Control

    O U R Remote Control You can use the remote control up to about 23 feet from the TV. When using the remote, always point it directly at the TV. You can also use your remote control to operate your VCR, DVD and cable box. See page 4.1 for details.
  • Page 12 O U R Remote Control ¯ VCR Controls • REW (Rewind) Press to rewind a tape in your VCR. • STOP Press this button to stop a tape during play, record, rewind or fast forward. If the button is pressed during Full-Automatic play, the function will be can- celled.
  • Page 13: Number Buttons

    ˆ CHL and CHM (Channel Up/Down) Press CHL or CHM to change channels. (Also used to highlight selections on the on-screen menus.) CL21A11MQ / CL21K5MQ CL21M5W Ø TV/VIDEO Press to display all of the available video sources (i.e., Antenna/cable, VCR ∏...
  • Page 14: Chapter 2: Installation

    C h a p t e r Tw o N S TA L L AT I O N Connecting VHF and UHF Antennas If your antenna has a set of leads that look like this, see “Antennas with 300-ohm Flat Twin Leads” below. If your antenna has one lead that looks like this, see “Antennas with 75-ohm Round Leads”...
  • Page 15: Antennas With 75-ohm Round Leads

    N S TA L L AT I O N Antennas with 75-ohm Round Leads Plug the antenna lead into the VHF/UHF terminal on the bottom of the back panel. Separate VHF and UHF Antennas If you have two separate antennas for your TV (one VHF and one UHF), you must combine the two antenna signals before connecting the antennas to the TV.
  • Page 16: Connecting To A Cable Box That Descrambles All Channels

    N S TA L L AT I O N Connecting to a Cable Box that Descrambles All Channels Find the cable that is con- nected to the ANTENNA OUT terminal on your cable box. Connect the other end of this cable to the VHF/UHF antenna terminal on the back of the TV.
  • Page 17: Connecting A Vcr

    N S TA L L AT I O N Connect a coaxial cable between the ANTENNA OUT terminal on the cable box and the B–IN terminal on the A/B switch. Connect another cable between the other OUT terminal on the splitter and the A–IN terminal on the RF (A/B) switch.
  • Page 18 N S TA L L AT I O N Connect a coaxial cable between the ANTENNA OUT terminal on the VCR and the antenna terminal on the TV. A coaxial cable is usually included with a VCR. (If not, check your local electronics store).
  • Page 19: Connecting An S-vhs Vcr (option)

    N S TA L L AT I O N Connecting an S-VHS VCR (Option) 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.) To begin, follow steps 1–3 in the previous...
  • Page 20: Connecting A Second Vcr To Record From The Tv

    N S TA L L AT I O N 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: Connect a set of audio cables between the AUDIO OUT jacks on the...
  • Page 21: Connecting A Camcorder

    N S TA L L AT I O N Connecting a Camcorder The side panel jacks on your TV make it easy to connect a camcorder to your TV. They allow you to view the camcorder tapes without using a VCR. (Also see “Viewing a VCR or Camcorder Tape”...
  • Page 22: Installing Batteries In The Remote Control

    N S TA L L AT I O N Installing Batteries in the Remote Control Slide the cover out com- pletely. Install two AA size batteries. Replace the cover. HAPTER NSTALLATION Make sure to match the “ ” and – “...
  • Page 23: Chapter 3: Operation

    C h a p t e r T h r e e P E R AT I O N P E R AT I O N Turning the TV On and Off Press the POWER button on the remote control. You can also use the POWER button on the front panel.
  • Page 24 P E R AT I O N Make sure that the antenna is connected to the TV. And then press the VOL+ or VOL- button to activate "Auto Program" or press the MENU button to skip. (refer to “Auto program” on page 3.6.) Press the VOL+ or VOL- button to move to the hour or minute.
  • Page 25: Viewing The Menus And On-screen Displays

    P E R AT I O N Viewing the Menus and On-Screen Displays Viewing the Menus With the power on, press the MENU button. The main menu appears on the screen. Its left side has four icons: Picture, Sound, Channel, and Function.
  • Page 26: Selecting A Menu Language

    P E R AT I O N Selecting a Menu Language Press MENU to display the menu. Press CH M three times to select “Function”, then press the VOL + but- ton. Press VOL + to select the appropriate language: English, Spanish, or French.
  • Page 27: Memorizing The Channels

    P E R AT I O N 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 L and CH M buttons to scan through the channels. This eliminates the need to change chan- nels by entering the channel digits.
  • Page 28: Storing Channels In Memory (automatic Method)

    P E R AT I O N Storing Channels in Memory (Automatic Method) First, select the correct signal source (ANT, STD, HRC, IRC). See steps 1~2 on previous page. Press the MENU button, then press the CH M but- ton twice to select “Channel,”...
  • Page 29: Adding And Erasing Channels (manual Method)

    P E R AT I O N Adding and Erasing Channels (Manual Method) Press the MENU button. Press the CH M button twice to select “Channel”, then press the VOL+ but- ton. Labeling Press the CH L or CH M button to select “Add/Erase”.
  • Page 30: Changing Channels

    P E R AT I O N Changing Channels Using the Channel Buttons Press the CH L or CH M button to change channels. When you press CH L or CH M, the TV changes channels in sequence. You will see all the channels that the TV has memorized.
  • Page 31: Labeling The Channels

    P E R AT I O N Labeling the Channels (Only CL29K5MQ / CL29V10MN) Use this feature to assign an easy-to-remember label to any channel (i.e., “CBS”, “ESPN”, “PBS2”, CNN1”, etc.) A label consists of four fields, where each field is a letter, a num- ber, “*”, or a blank.
  • Page 32: Setting The Clock

    P E R AT I O N Setting the Clock Press the MENU button to display the on-screen menu. Press the CH M button three times to select “Function”. Press the VOL + button. Press the CH M button to select “Time”...
  • Page 33: Customizing The Picture

    P E R AT I O N Customizing the Picture You can use the on-screen menus to change the contrast, brightness, tint, color, and sharpness according to personal preference. (Alternatively, you can use one of the “automatic” settings. See next page.) Press MENU to display menu.
  • Page 34: Using Automatic Picture Settings

    P E R AT I O N Using Automatic Picture Settings Your TV has three automatic picture settings (“Dynamic”, “Standard”, and “Movie”) that are preset at the factory. You can activate either Dynamic, Standard, or Movie by mak- ing a selection from the menu. Or, you can select “Custom” which automatically recalls your personalized picture settings.
  • Page 35: Customizing The Sound

    P E R AT I O N Customizing the Sound You can use the on-screen menus to adjust the bass, treble, and balance according to individual preference. (Alternatively, you can use one of the “automatic” settings. See next page.) Press the MENU button to display the menu.
  • Page 36: Using Automatic Sound Settings

    P E R AT I O N Using Automatic Sound Settings Your TV has four automatic sound settings (“Standard”, “Music”, “Movie” and “Speech”) that are preset at the factory. You can activate any of them by making a selection from the on-screen menu.
  • Page 37: Setting The On/off Melody

    P E R AT I O N Setting The On/Off Melody You can hear clear melody sound when the TV is powered On or Off. Press the MENU button to display the menu. Press the CH M button to select “Sound” menu , then press the VOL+ but- ton.
  • Page 38: Viewing A Vcr Or Camcorder Tape

    P E R AT I O N Viewing a VCR or Camcorder Tape You must select the appropriate mode in order to view the VCR or Camcorder signal on the TV. Press the MENU button to display the menu. Press the CH M button twice to select “Channel”, then press the VOL+ button.
  • Page 39: Chapter 4: Special Features

    TV, the universal remote can also operate a VCR, DVD and a cable box (even if your VCR, DVD and cable box are made by manufacturers other than Samsung). Setting Up Your Remote Control to Operate Your VCR or DVD Turn off your VCR or DVD.
  • Page 40 P E C I A L E AT U R E S VCR Codes 016,018,022,054,055,061 003,004,005,006,007,008 017,018,019,022,024,029 032,036,043,050,051,056,058,066,071 011,021,027,028,052,057,067 DVD Codes HAPTER PECIAL EATURES 015,088 026,031,032 011,014,016,017,023,025 022,025 011,017,023,025,039,055 017,062 016,018,022,054,055,061 016,021 009,016,017,023,024 055,062,073,076 011,017,023,025,038,039 022,054,085 023,025 011,023,025,039,055,070,073 074,076,077,079 009,016,017,041,062 018,023,055,069 014,024,044,045 018,021,024,028,036,052,062...
  • Page 41: Setting Up Your Remote Control To Operate Your Cable Box

    Press the CABLE button on the top right of your remote con- trol. On your Samsung remote control, press SET. Enter three digits of the cable box code listed below for your brand of cable box. Press POWER. Your cable box should turn on. If your cable box turns on, your remote control is now “set up”...
  • Page 42: Fine Tuning Channels

    P E C I A L E AT U R E S Fine Tuning Channels Use fine tuning to manually adjust a particular channel for optimal reception. Select the appropriate channel. Press the MENU button to display the menu. Press the CH M button twice to select “Channel”...
  • Page 43: Changing The Screen Size

    P E C I A L E AT U R E S Changing the Screen Size Press the MENU button to display the menu. Press the VOL + button to select the “Picture” menu. Press the CH M button to select "Size".
  • Page 44: Digital Noise Reduction

    P E C I A L E AT U R E S 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.
  • Page 45: Tilt

    P E C I A L E AT U R E S Tilt (Only CL29K5MQ) Due to the Earth’ s magnetic field there may be same minor image tilt depending on the TV’ s location. When this occurs, follow the steps below. Press the MENU button to display the menu.
  • Page 46: Using The Surf Feature

    P E C I A L E AT U R E S Using the Surf Feature This feature allows you to set the TV to return to a particular channel after a certain amount of time. For example, you may be watching a channel when commercials start.
  • Page 47: Setting The On/off Timer

    P E C I A L E AT U R E S Setting the On/Off Timer Press the MENU button to display the menu. Press the CH M button three times to select "Function" menu, then press the VOL+ button. Press the CH M button to select "Time", then press the VOL+ button.
  • Page 48: Setting The Sleep Timer

    P E C I A L E AT U R E S Press the VOL + button to select “On/Off.” Press the CH L (or CH M) button to turn the on- timer “On.” (Repeatedly pressing the CH L or CH M button will alter- nate between on and off.) When finished, press the...
  • Page 49: Sound Features

    P E C I A L E AT U R E S Sound Features Choosing a Multi-Channel Sound (MTS) Soundtrack Depending on the particular program being broadcast, you can listen to stereo, mono, or a Separate Audio Program. (SAP audio is usually a foreign-language translation. Sometimes SAP has unrelated information like news or weather.) Press the MENU button to display the menu.
  • Page 50: Extra Sound Settings (turbo Sound, Surround, Or Auto Volume)

    P E C I A L E AT U R E S Extra sound settings (Turbo Sound, Surround, or Auto Volume ) • Turbo Sound Turbo sound suitably emphasizes both higher and lower bands of sound (and includes other effects). •...
  • Page 51: Viewing Closed Captions

    P E C I A L E AT U R E S Viewing Closed Captions Your TV decodes and displays the closed captions that are broadcast with certain TV shows. These captions are usually subtitles for the hearing impaired or foreign-language trans- lations.
  • Page 52: Viewing The Demonstration

    P E C I A L E AT U R E S Viewing the Demonstration To become familiar with the various menus provided by your television, you can view the in built demonstration. Press the MENU button to display the menu. Press the CH M button to select the “Function”...
  • Page 53: Chapter 5: Troubleshooting

    C h a p t e r F i v e R O U B L E S H O O T I N G If the TV seems to have a problem, first try this list of possible problems and solutions. If none of these troubleshooting tips apply, then call your nearest service center.
  • Page 54: Appendix

    TV channel frequencies. Specifications Model Voltage Frequency of Operation PPENDIX CL21A11MQ / CL21K5MQ / CL29K5MQ / CL21M5W CL29V10MN / CL21M6W / CL21S8W 100 ~ 240 V AC 50/60Hz (México: 60Hz)

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