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Important Warranty Information Regarding Television Format Viewing
See the warranty card for more information on warranty terms.
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Wide screen format LCD Displays (16:9, the aspect ratio of the screen width to height) are primarily designed to view wide screen
format full-motion video. The images displayed on them should primarily be in the wide screen 16:9 ratio format, or expanded to
fill the screen if your model offers this feature and the images are constantly moving. Displaying stationary graphics and images
on screen, such as the dark sidebars on nonexpanded standard format television video and programming, should be limited to no
more than 5% of the total television viewing per week.
Additionally, viewing other stationary images and text such as stock market reports, video game displays, station logos, web sites
or computer graphics and patterns, should be limited as described above for all televisions. Displaying stationary images that
exceed the above guidelines can cause uneven aging of LCD Displays that leave subtle, but permanent burned-in ghost images in
the LCD picture. To avoid this, vary the programming and images, and primarily display full screen moving images, not stationary
patterns or dark bars.
On LCD models that offer picture sizing features, use these controls to view different formats as a full screen picture.
Be careful in the selection and duration of television formats used for viewing. Uneven LCD aging as a result of format selection
and use, as well as burned-in images, are not covered by your Samsung limited warranty.
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The product unit accompanying this user manual is licensed under certain intellectual property rights of certain third parties.
In particular, this product is licensed under the following US patents: 5,991,715, 5,740,317, 4,972,484, 5,214,678, 5,323,396,
5,539,829, 5,606,618, 5,530,655, 5,777,992, 6,289,308, 5,610,985, 5,481,643, 5,544,247, 5,960,037, 6,023,490, 5,878,080,
and under US Published Patent Application No. 2001-44713-A1.
This license is limited to private non-commercial use by end-user consumers for licensed contents. No rights are granted for
commercial use. The license does not cover any product unit other than this product unit and the license does not extend to
any unlicensed product unit or process conforming to ISO/IEC 11172-3 or ISO/IEC 13818-3 used or sold in combination with
this product unit. The license only covers the use of this product unit to encode and/or decode audio files conforming to the
ISO/IEC 11172-3 or ISO/IEC 13818-3. No rights are granted under this license for product features or functions that do not
conform to the ISO/IEC 11172-3 or ISO/IEC 13818-3.
Other countries
The product unit accompanying this user manual is licensed under certain intellectual property rights of certain third parties.
This license is limited to private non-commercial use by end-user consumers for licensed contents. No rights are granted for
commercial use. The license does not cover any product unit other than this product unit and the license does not extend to
any unlicensed product unit or process conforming to ISO/IEC 11172-3 or ISO/IEC 13818-3 used or sold in combination with
this product unit. The license only covers the use of this product unit to encode and/or decode audio files conforming to the
ISO/IEC 11172-3 or ISO/IEC 13818-3. No rights are granted under this license for product features or functions that do not
conform to the ISO/IEC 11172-3 or ISO/IEC 13818-3.
SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS NORTH AMERICAN LIMITED WARRANTY STATEMENT
Subject to the requirements, conditions, exclusions and limitations of the original Limited Warranty supplied with Samsung
Electronics (SAMSUNG) products, and the requirements, conditions, exclusions and limitations contained herein, SAMSUNG
will additionally provide Warranty Repair Service in the United States on SAMSUNG products purchased in Canada, and
in Canada on SAMSUNG products purchased in the United States, for the warranty period originally specified, and to the
Original Purchaser only.
The above described warranty repairs must be performed by a SAMSUNG Authorized Service Center. Along with this
Statement, the Original Limited Warranty Statement and a dated Bill of Sale as Proof of Purchase must be presented to the
Service Center. Transportation to and from the Service Center is the responsibility of the purchaser.
Conditions covered are limited only to manufacturing defects in material or workmanship, and only those encountered in
normal use of the product.
Excluded, but not limited to, are any originally specified provisions for, in-home or on-site services, minimum or maximum
repair times, exchanges or replacements, accessories, options, upgrades, or consumables.
For the location of a SAMSUNG Authorized Service Center, please call toll-free:
In the United States : 1-800-SAMSUNG (1-800-726-7864)
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In Canada : 1-800-SAMSUNG
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Precautions When Displaying a Still Image
A still image may cause permanent damage to the TV screen
Do not display a still image on the LCD panel for more than 2 hours as it can cause screen image retention. This image
retention is also known as screen burn. To avoid such image retention, reduce the degree of brightness and contrast of the
screen when displaying a still image.
Displaying still images from Video games and PC for longer than a certain period of time may produce partial after-images. To
prevent this effect, reduce the 'brightness' and 'contrast' when displaying still images.
© 2009 Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. All rights reserved.
Watching the LCD TV in 4:3 format for a long period of time may leave traces of borders displayed on the
left, right and center of the screen caused by the difference of light emission on the screen. Playing a DVD or
a game console may cause a similar effect to the screen. Damages caused by the above effect are not
covered by the Warranty.

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