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SERVICE DIVISION
400 Valley Road, Suite 201
Mount Arlington, NJ 07856
TEL: 1-800-SAMSUNG (1-800-726-7864)
www.samsungusa.com
TXN2771HF/TXN3071WHF
TXN3271HF/TXN2798HF
TXN3098WHF/TXN3298HF
TXN2775HF/TXN3075WHF
TXN3275HF/TXN2670WHF
TXN2745FP/TXN3245FP
TXN3234HF/TXN2668WHF
AA68-02942A-00(ENG)
COLOR TELEVISION
Owner's
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Instructions

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  • Page 1 SERVICE DIVISION 400 Valley Road, Suite 201 Mount Arlington, NJ 07856 TEL: 1-800-SAMSUNG (1-800-726-7864) www.samsungusa.com AA68-02942A-00(ENG) TXN2771HF/TXN3071WHF TXN3271HF/TXN2798HF TXN3098WHF/TXN3298HF TXN2775HF/TXN3075WHF TXN3275HF/TXN2670WHF TXN2745FP/TXN3245FP TXN3234HF/TXN2668WHF COLOR TELEVISION Owner’s Instructions...
  • Page 2: Safety Instructions

    To prevent damage which may result in fire or electric shock hazard, do not expose this appliance to rain or moisture. As an ENERGY STAR Partner, Samsung Electronics America, Inc. has determined that this product or product model meets the ENERGY STAR guidelines for energy efficiency. CAUTION...
  • Page 3 Thank You for Choosing Samsung Thank you for choosing Samsung! Your new Samsung TV represents the latest in television technology. We designed it with easy-to-use on-screen menus and closed captioning capabili- ties, making it one of the best products in its class. We are proud to offer you a product that 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 won’t be walked on or pinched by objects placed on or against them. Pay particular attention to cords at plugs, convenience receptacles, and the point where they exit from the unit. •...
  • Page 5 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 6: Table Of Contents

    O N T E N T S Chapter 1: Your New TV ....8 Chapter 2: Installation ....14 Chapter 3: Operation .
  • Page 7 O N T E N T S Chapter 4: Special Features ... . . 42 Customizing Your Remote Control ......42 Setting Up Your Remote Control to Operate Your VCR (or DVD) .
  • Page 8: Chapter 1: Your New Tv

    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: • Full Flat Screen •...
  • Page 9: Familiarizing Yourself With The Tv

    O U R Familiarizing Yourself with The TV Front Panel Buttons 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. • TXN2771HF •...
  • Page 10: Side Panel Jacks

    O U R • TXN3234HF Œ TV/VIDEO Press to change between viewing TV programs and signals from other components. ´ MENU Press to see an on-screen menu of your TV's features. ˇ VOL – , + Press to increase or decrease the volume.
  • Page 11: 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 13 –...
  • Page 12: Remote Control

    Ô MODE Selects a target device to be con- trolled by the Samsung remote control (i.e., TV, Set Top Box, VCR, Cable box, or DVD).  PRE-CH Tunes to the previous channel.
  • Page 13 O U R Remote Control ¿ TV/Component Press to switch the TV, COMPO- NENT1, 2, or DIGITAL mode. Note: The DIGITAL mode does work in TXN2798HF/ TXN3098WHF/ TXN3298HF models. ¸ DNIe (TXN3298HF/TXN3098WHF/ TXN2798HF) Activates DNIe (Digital Natural Image engine). ˛ VCR Controls REW (Rewind) Press to rewind a tape in your 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 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: Connecting A Vcr

    N S TA L L AT I O N Connecting a VCR These instructions assume that you have already connected your TV to an antenna or a cable TV system (according to the instructions on pages 14-16). Skip step 1 if you have not yet connected to an antenna or a cable system.
  • Page 19: Connecting An S-vhs Vcr

    N S TA L L AT I O N Connecting an S-VHS VCR Your 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 section to connect the antenna or cable to your...
  • 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 Digital Tv Set-top Box (480p/1080i)

    N S TA L L AT I O N Connecting a Digital TV Set-Top Box (480p/1080i) Connecting to Y,Pb,Pr Connect the Y, P , and P video outputs of the set-top box to their corresponding inputs on the TV. Next, connect the Left and Right audio from the set-top box to the corresponding L and R terminals on the TV.
  • Page 22: Connecting To Dvi (digital Visual Interface)

    N S TA L L AT I O N Connecting to DVI (Digital Visual Interface) (TXN3298HF/TXN3098WHF/ TXN2798HF) By inputting a high-bandwidth Digital Content Protection high-definition picture source to the DIGITAL INPUT jack on the TV, high-definition pictures can be displayed on the screen in their digital form.
  • Page 23: 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 an External Signal Source”...
  • Page 24: 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 AAA size batteries. Replace the cover. Make sure to match the “ ” and – “ ” ends of the batteries with the diagram inside the compartment.
  • Page 25: 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 26 P E R AT I O N Make sure that the antenna is connected to the TV. And then press the œ œ or √ √ button to activate "Auto Program" or press the MENU button to skip. (refer to “Auto program”...
  • Page 27: 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 five icons: Picture, Sound, Channel, Time and Setup.
  • Page 28: Selecting A Menu Language

    P E R AT I O N Selecting a Menu Language Press the MENU button to display the menu. Press the M button to select “Setup”, then press the ENTER button Press the œ œ or √ √ button to select the appropriate language: English, Español, or Français.
  • Page 29: 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 buttons to scan through the channels. This eliminates the need to change chan- nels by entering the channel digits.
  • Page 30: 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 L button to select “Auto program”. Press the ENTER button. The TV will begin memorizing all of the available channels.
  • Page 31: Adding And Erasing Channels (manual Method)

    P E R AT I O N Adding and Erasing Channels (Manual Method) Press the MENU button to display the menu. Press the M button to select “Channel”, then press the ENTER button. Press the L or M button to select “Add/Erase”, then press the ENTER but- ton.
  • Page 32: Changing Channels

    P E R AT I O N Changing Channels Using the Channel Buttons Press the CH When you press CH channels that the TV has memorized. (The TV must have memorized at least three channels.) You will not see channels that were either erased or not memorized. Directly Accessing Channels Use the number buttons to quickly tune to any channel.
  • Page 33: Labeling The Channels

    P E R AT I O N Labeling the Channels 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 34: Setting The Clock

    P E R AT I O N Setting the Clock 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). Option 1: Setting the Clock Manually Press the MENU button to display the menu.
  • Page 35: Option 2: Using The Local Pbs Channel To Automatically Set The Tv Clock

    P E R AT I O N Option 2: Using the Local PBS Channel to Automatically Set the TV Clock Press the MENU button to display the menu. Press the M button to select “Time”, then press the ENTER button. Press the M button to select “Auto Clock Set”...
  • Page 36 P E R AT I O N Press the M button to select “Time Zone”. While “Time Zone” is selected, then press the œ œ or √ √ to change the Time zone. Sequence: ATL., EAST, CEN., MTN., PAC., ALAS., HAW..
  • Page 37: 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, Sharpness, Color, Tint and according to personal preference. (Alternatively, you can use one of the “automatic” settings. See next page.) Press the MENU button to display menu, then press the ENTER button.
  • Page 38: 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 Standard, Mild or Dynamic by pressing the P.MODE button (or by making a selection from the menu). Or, you can select “Custom”...
  • Page 39: Customizing The Sound

    P E R AT I O N Customizing the Sound The sound settings can be adjusted to suit your personal perferences. (Alternatively, you can use one of the “automatic” settings. See next page.) Press the MENU button to display the menu. Press the M button to select the “Sound”, then press the ENTER button.
  • Page 40: 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 either Standard, Music, Movie or Speech by pressing the S.MODE button (or by making a selection from the menu). Or, you can select “Custom,”...
  • Page 41: Viewing An External Signal Source

    P E R AT I O N Viewing an External Signal Source You must select the appropriate mode in order to view the external signal on the TV. Press the MENU button to display the menu. Press the M button to select “Setup”, then press the ENTER button.
  • Page 42: Chapter 4: Special Features

    TV, the universal remote can also operate a VCR, DVD and a cable box (even if your VCR and cable box are made by manufacturers other than Samsung). Note: The remote control might not be compatible with all DVD players, VCRs, and Cable boxes.
  • Page 43 P E C I A L E AT U R E S VCR Codes DVD Codes...
  • Page 44: Setting Up Your Remote Control To Operate Your Cable Box

    Turn off your cable box. Press the MODE button and make sure that the CABLE LED is illuminated. On your Samsung remote control, press the SET button. Enter 3 digits of the cable box code listed below for your brand of cable box.
  • Page 45: 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 optional reception. Select the appropriate channel. Press MENU to display the menu. Press the M button to select the “Channel”, then press the ENTER button.
  • Page 46: Lna (low Noise Amplifier)

    P E C I A L E AT U R E S LNA (Low Noise Amplifier) (TXN2798HF/ TXN3098WHF/TXN3298HF) 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). Select the appropriate channel.
  • Page 47: Tilt

    P E C I A L E AT U R E S Tilt 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, then press the ENTER button.
  • Page 48: Dnie Tm (digital Natural Image Engine)

    P E C I A L E AT U R E S DNIe TXN2798HF/TXN3098WHF/TXN3298HF Samsung’ s New Technology enables an improved image with detail, contrast and white enhancement and 3D noise reduction. Press the MENU button to display the menu, then press the ENTER button.
  • Page 49: 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. Press the MENU button to display the menu, then press the ENTER button.
  • Page 50: Changing The Screen Size

    P E C I A L E AT U R E S Changing the Screen Size TXN3071WHF/TXN3098WHF/TXN3075WHF/TXN2670WHF Press the P.SIZE button to change the screen. • Wide: • Panorama: • Zoom1: • Zoom2: • 4:3(Normal): Sets the picture to 4:3 normal mode. Notes: Screen size cannot be changed in the PIP mode.
  • Page 51: Changing The Color Tone

    P E C I A L E AT U R E S Changing the Color Tone Press the MENU button to display the menu, then press the ENTER button. Press the M button to select “Color tone”. Press the œ œ or √ √ button to select ”Normal”, “Warm 1”, “Cool 1”, “Warm 2”or “Cool 2”...
  • Page 52: Using The R.surf Feature

    P E C I A L E AT U R E S Using the R.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. You can set the R.Surf to “5 minutes”, then switch channels.
  • Page 53: 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 M button to select "Time", then press the ENTER button. Press the M button to select "On time".
  • Page 54: Setting The Sleep Timer

    P E C I A L E AT U R E S To set the Off time, press the M button to select “Off time.” Press the √ √ button and set the hours and minutes. (Follow the same proce- dure as in steps 1~5 above.) When finished setting the timer, press the MENU button to exit.
  • Page 55: Choosing A Multi-channel Sound (mts) Soundtrack

    P E C I A L E AT U R E S 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 56: Extra Sound Settings

    P E C I A L E AT U R E S Extra sound settings (Turbo Sound, Surround, Auto Volume, Melody, BBE or Woofer) The following sound settings can be adjusted to suit your personal preferences. • Auto Volume Each broadcasting station has its own signal conditions, which can make it necessary to adjust the volume every time the channel is changed.
  • Page 57 E AT U R E S • Surround Your Samsung TV can create a "surround" effect such that the sound seems to come from all directions. Once the “Surround” is set to “On”, the setting applies to sound effects such as Standard, Music, Movie and Speech.
  • Page 58 P E C I A L E AT U R E S • Melody You can hear clear a melody sound when the TV is powered on or Off. Press the MENU button to display the menu. Press the M button to select the “Setup”, then press the ENTER button.
  • Page 59: 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 60: Viewing Picture-in-picture

    P E C I A L E AT U R E S Viewing Picture-in-Picture (TXN2798HF/ TXN3098WHF/TXN3298HF) You can use the PIP feature to simultaneously to watch two video sources. Note:The PIP feature does not work with DVD signals and S-Video mode. When PIP is selected in the Zoom mode, the Mode is automatically converted into the Normal mode.
  • Page 61: Selecting A Signal Source (external A/v) For Pip

    P E C I A L E AT U R E S Selecting a Signal Source (External A/V) for PIP Press the MENU button to display the menu, then press the ENTER button. Press the M button to select PIP, then press the ENTER button.
  • Page 62: Changing The Size Of The Pip Window

    P E C I A L E AT U R E S Changing the Size of the PIP Window Press the MENU button to display the menu, then press the ENTER button. Press the M button to select PIP, then press the ENTER button.
  • Page 63: Swapping The Contents Of The Pip Image And Main Image

    P E C I A L E AT U R E S Swapping the Contents of the PIP image and Main image Press the MENU button to display the menu, then press the ENTER button. Press the M button to select PIP, then press the ENTER button.
  • Page 64: Changing The Pip Channel

    P E C I A L E AT U R E S Changing the PIP Channel Press the MENU button to display the menu, then press the ENTER button. Press the M button to select PIP, then press the ENTER button. Press the √...
  • Page 65: Using The V-chip (usa)

    P E C I A L E AT U R E S Using the V-Chip (USA) The V-Chip feature automatically locks out programming that is deemed inappropriate for children. The user must first enter a PIN (personal ID number) before any of the V-Chip restrictions can be set up or changed.
  • Page 66: How To Enable/disable The V-chip

    P E C I A L E AT U R E S How to Enable/Disable the V-Chip Press the MENU button to display the menu. Press the M button to select the “Setup”, then press the ENTER button. Press the M button to select the “V-chip”, then press the ENTER button.
  • Page 67 P E C I A L E AT U R E S Press the M button to select the “TV Guidelines”, then press the ENTER but- ton. The “TV guidelines” screen will appear. Press the L, M buttons to select one of the six age- based categories: TV-Y Young children...
  • Page 68: How To Set Up Restrictions Using The Mpaa Ratings: G, Pg, Pg-13, R, Nc-17, X

    P E C I A L E AT U R E S How to set the FV, D, L, S and V sub-ratings: First, select one of these TV-Ratings: TV-Y7, TV-PG, TV-14 or TV-MA (See Step 4, on previous page). Next, while the TV-Rating is selected , repeatedly press the √...
  • Page 69: How To Reset The Tv After The V-chip Blocks A Channel ("emergency Escape")

    P E C I A L E AT U R E S The “V-chip” screen will appear. Press the M button to select “MPAA rating”, then press the ENTER but- ton. The “MPAA rating” screen will appear. Repeatedly press the M button to select a particular MPAA category.
  • Page 70: Using The V-chip (canada)

    P E C I A L E AT U R E S Using the V-Chip (Canada) The V-Chip feature automatically locks out programming that is deemed inappropriate for children. The user must first enter a PIN (personal ID number) before any of the V-Chip restrictions can be set up or changed.
  • Page 71: How To Enable/disable The V-chip

    P E C I A L E AT U R E S How to Enable/Disable the V-Chip Press the MENU button to display the menu. Press the M button to select the “Setup”, then press the ENTER button. Press the M button to select the “V-chip”, then press the ENTER button.
  • Page 72 P E C I A L E AT U R E S Press the M button to select the “TV Guidelines”, then press the ENTER but- ton. The “TV guidelines” screen will appear. Press the L, M buttons to select one of the six age- based categories: TV-Y Young children...
  • Page 73: How To Set Up Restrictions Using The Mpaa Ratings: G, Pg, Pg-13, R, Nc-17, X

    P E C I A L E AT U R E S How to set the FV, D, L, S and V sub-ratings: First, select one of these TV-Ratings: TV-Y7, TV-PG, TV-14 or TV-MA (See Step 4, on previous page). Next, while the TV-Rating is selected , repeatedly press the √...
  • Page 74: How To Set Up Restrictions Using The Canadian English

    P E C I A L E AT U R E S The “V-chip” screen will appear. Press the M button to select “MPAA rating”, then press the ENTER but- ton. The “MPAA rating” screen will appear. Repeatedly press the M button to select a particular MPAA category.
  • Page 75: How To Set Up Restrictions Using The Canadian French

    P E C I A L E AT U R E S The “V-chip” screen will appear. Press the M button to select “Canadian English”, then press the ENTER but- ton. The “Canadian English” screen will appear. Repeatedly press the M button to select a particular Canadian English category.
  • Page 76: How To Reset The Tv After The V-chip Blocks A Channel ("emergency Escape")

    P E C I A L E AT U R E S The “V-chip” screen will appear. Press the M button to select “Canadian French”, then press the ENTER but- ton. The “Canadian French” screen will appear. Repeatedly press the M button to select a particular Canadian French category.
  • Page 77: Viewing The Demonstration

    P E C I A L E AT U R E S Viewing the Demonstration (TXN2798HF/TXN3098WHF/TXN3298HF) 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 M button to select the “Setup”, then press the ENTER button.
  • Page 78: 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 79: Appendix

    P P E N D I X Cleaning and Maintaining Your TV With proper care, your TV unit will give you many years of service. Please follow these guidelines to get the maximum performance from your TV. Placement • Do not place the TV near extremely hot, cold, humid or dusty places. •...
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