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  • Page 1 Contact SAMSUNG WORLD-WIDE If you have any questions or comments relating to Samsung products, please contact the SAMSUNG customer care centre. Country Customer Care Centre  AUSTRALIA 1300 362 603 www.samsung.com 800-810-5858 CHINA www.samsung.com 010-6475 1880 HONG KONG 3698-4698 www.samsung.com/hk...
  • Page 2: User Instructions

    Failure to do so may cause a serious damage to your set. © 2008 Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. All rights reserved. English - ...
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Contents General Information  User Instructions ... 2  Checking Parts ... 4  Using the Stand-Base ... 4  Control Panel ... 5  Connection Panel ... 6  Viewing the Remote Control ... 8 Operation  Switching Your Television On and Off ... 9 ...
  • Page 4: Checking Parts

    Checking Parts Owner’s Instructions Remote Control/ AAA Batteries Warranty Card/ Cover-Bottom / Registration Card/ Screws (2ea) Safety Guide Manual (Refer to page 41) (Not available in all locations) S-Video Cable Antenna Cable PC Cable PC Audio Cable ➢ Ferrite Core (Power Cord, Headphone) The ferrite cores are used to shield the cables from interference.
  • Page 5: Control Panel

    Control Panel Front Panel ➢ The product colour and shape may vary depending on the model. 1 SOURCE Toggles between all the available input sources (TV, AV1, AV, S-Video, Component1, Component, PC, HDMI1, HDMI, HDMI). ➢ In the on-screen menu, use this button as you would use the ENTER button on the remote control.
  • Page 6: Connection Panel

    Connection Panel Side Panel ➢ The product colour and shape may vary depending on the model. ☛  Whenever you connect an audio or video system to your set, ensure that all elements are switched off.  When connecting an external device, match the colour of the connection terminal to the cable. 1 HDMI IN  Connect to the HDMI jack of a device with HDMI output.
  • Page 7 Rear Panel ➢ The product colour and shape may vary depending on the model. ☛  Whenever you connect an audio or video system to your set, ensure that all elements are switched off.  When connecting an external device, match the colour of the connection terminal to the cable. 1 ANT IN 75Ω...
  • Page 8: Viewing The Remote Control

    Exit the on-screen menu b Picture size selection c DMA (Digital Media Adapter) Use this when connecting a Samsung DMA device through an HDMI interface and switching to DMA mode. For more information on the operating procedures, refer to the user manual of the DMA.
  • Page 9: Switching Your Television On And Off

    Installing Batteries in the Remote Control Lift the cover at the back of the remote control upward as shown in the figure. Install two AAA size batteries. ➢  Make sure to match the “+” and “–” ends of the batteries with the diagram inside the compartment.  Do not mix battery types, i.e.
  • Page 10: Plug & Play Feature

    Plug & Play Feature When the television is initially powered on, several basic customer settings proceed automatically and subsequently. The following settings are available. If the television is in standby mode, press the POWER button on the remote control. The message Start Plug & Play. is displayed.
  • Page 11: Using The Tools Button

    If you want to reset this feature … Press the MENU button to display the menu. Press the ▲ or ▼ button to select Setup, then press the ENTER button. Press the ENTER button again to select Plug & Play. The message Start Plug &...
  • Page 12: Viewing External Signal Sources

    Viewing External Signal Sources You can switch between viewing signals from connected equipment, such as a VCR, DVD, Set-Top Box, and the TV source (broadcast or cable). Press the MENU button to display the menu. Press the ▲ or ▼ button to select Input, then press the ENTER button.
  • Page 13: Editing Device Names

    Editing Device Names You can give a name to the external source. Press the MENU button to display the menu. Press the ▲ or ▼ button to select Input, then press the ENTER button. Press the ▲ or ▼ button to select Edit Name, then press the ENTER button.
  • Page 14: Storing Channels Manually

    Storing Channels Manually You can store television channels, including those received via cable networks. When storing channels manually, you can choose:  Whether or not to store each of the channels found.  The programme number of each stored channel which you wish to identify.
  • Page 15: Adding / Locking Channels

    Adding / Locking Channels Using the Channel Manager, you can conveniently add or lock channels. Press the MENU button to display the menu. Press the ▲ or ▼ button to select Channel, then press the ENTER button. Press the ▲ or ▼ button to select Channel Manager, then press the ENTER button.
  • Page 16: Sorting The Stored Channels

    Sorting the Stored Channels This operation allows you to change the programme numbers of the stored channels. This operation may be necessary after using the auto store. Press the MENU button to display the menu. Press the ▲ or ▼ button to select Channel, then press the ENTER button.
  • Page 17: Fine Tuning Channel Reception

    Fine Tuning Channel Reception If the reception is clear, you do not have to fine tune the channel, as this is done automatically during the search and store operation. If the signal is weak or distorted, you may have to fine tune the channel manually.
  • Page 18: Customizing The Picture Settings

    Customizing the Picture Settings Your television has several setting options that allow you to control the picture quality. Press the MENU button to display the menu. Press the ENTER button to select Picture. Press the ENTER button again to select Mode. Select the required mode by pressing the ▲...
  • Page 19  Black Adjust: Off/Low/Medium/High You can directly select the black level on the screen to adjust the screen depth.  Dynamic Contrast: Off/Low/Medium/High You can adjust the screen contrast so that the optimal contrast is provided.  Gamma: - ~ + You can adjust the middle brightness of pictures. Press the ◄...
  • Page 20: Picture Options

    Picture Options You can set detailed picture settings. Press the MENU button to display the menu. Press the ENTER button to select Picture. Press the ▲ or ▼ button to select Picture Options, then press the ENTER button. Select the required option by pressing the ▲ or ▼ button, then press the ENTER button.
  • Page 21  Digital NR: Off/Low/Medium/High/Auto If the signal received by the television is weak, you can activate this feature to reduce any static and ghosting that may appear on the screen. ➢ This function is not available in PC mode.  Real 100Hz Demo : Off/On You can get a clear distinction between "Real 100Hz"...
  • Page 22 − White: This function helps remove after images on the screen by changing the colour of pixels to white. Use this function when there are remaining after images or symbols on the screen especially when you displayed a still image on the screen for a long time. −...
  • Page 23 If you play a game or watch TV while wearing the 3D glasses for long periods of time, you may  experience eyestrain or a headache. 3D glasses (including the Emitter) not manufactured by Samsung may not be supported.  If you find the screen flickering while the 3D function is used, change the environmental lighting ...
  • Page 24: Resetting The Picture Settings To The Factory Defaults

    Resetting the Picture Settings to the Factory Defaults You can set detailed picture settings. Press the MENU button to display the menu. Press the ENTER button to select Picture. Press the ▲ or ▼ button to select Reset, then press the ENTER button.
  • Page 25  SRS TS XT: Off/On TruSurround XT is a patented SRS technology that solves the problem of playing 5.1 multichannel content over two speakers. TruSurround delivers a compelling, virtual surround sound experience through any two-speaker playback system, including internal television speakers. It is fully compatible with all multichannel formats.
  • Page 26: Selecting The Sound Mode (depending On The Model)

    Selecting the Sound Mode The DUAL I-II button displays/controls the processing and output of the audio signal. When power is switched on, the mode is automatically preset to either “DUAL-I” or “Stereo”, depending on the current transmission. Easy Setting Press the TOOLS button on the remote control. Press the ▲...
  • Page 27: Time Features

    Time Features Press the MENU button to display the menu. Press the ▲ or ▼ button to select Setup, then press the ENTER button. Press the ▲ or ▼ button to select Time, then press the ENTER button. Select the required option by pressing the ▲ or ▼ button, then press the ENTER button.
  • Page 28: Language / Light Effect / Melody / Entertainment / Energy Saving

    Language / Light Effect / Melody / Entertainment / Energy Saving Press the MENU button to display the menu. Press the ▲ or ▼ button to select Setup, then press the ENTER button. Select the required option by pressing the ▲ or ▼ button, then press the ENTER button.
  • Page 29: Viewing The Picture In Picture (pip)

    Viewing the Picture in Picture (PIP) You can display a sub picture within the main picture. In this way you can watch TV program or monitor the video input from any connected devices. Press the MENU button to display the menu. Press the ▲...
  • Page 30: Setting Up Your Pc Software (based On Windows Xp)

    PC will probably be different, depending upon your particular version of Windows and your particular video card. But even if your actual screens look different, the same, basic set-up information will apply in almost all cases. (If not, contact your computer manufacturer or Samsung Dealer.) Right click the mouse on the Windows Desktop, then click on Properties.
  • Page 31: Input Mode (pc)

     Separate and Composite modes are supported. SOG is not supported.  For the PS42A450, PC text quality is optimum in VESA mode (1024 x 768@60Hz).  For the PS50A450, PC text quality is optimum in VESA mode (1360 x 768@60Hz). Vertical Pixel Clock...
  • Page 32: Setting The Pc

    Setting the PC ➢ Preset to the PC mode by pressing the SOURCE button. Press the MENU button to display the menu. Press the ENTER button to select Picture. Select the required option by pressing the ▲ or ▼ button, then press the ENTER button.
  • Page 33: What Is Anynet

    What is Anynet + ? Anynet+ is an AV network system that enables an easy-to-use AV interface for users by controlling all connected AV devices through the Anynet+ menu when Samsung Electronics AV devices are connected. Connecting Anynet + Devices The Anynet+ system supports AV devices supporting Anynet+ only.
  • Page 34: Setting Up Anynet

    Setting Up Anynet + The following settings are to use Anynet+ functions. Using the Anynet+ Function Press the MENU button to display the menu. Press the ▲ or ▼ button to select Input, then press the ENTER button. Press the ▲ or ▼ button to select Anynet+ (HDMI-CEC), then press the ENTER button.
  • Page 35: Recording

    Anynet+ Menu The Anynet+ menu changes depending on the type and status of the Anynet+ devices connected to the TV. Anynet+ Menu View TV Select Device Record Menu on Device Device Operation Receiver Setup TV Remote Control Buttons Available in Anynet+ Mode Device Type Anynet+ Device Device with built-in Tuner...
  • Page 36: Listening Through A Receiver

    Listening through a Receiver You can listen to sound through a receiver instead of the TV speaker. Press the MENU button to display the menu. Press the ▲ or ▼ button to select Input, then press the ENTER button. Press the ▲ or ▼ button to select Anynet+ (HDMI-CEC), then press the ENTER button.
  • Page 37: Teletext Feature (depending On The Model)

    Teletext Feature (depending on the model) Most television stations provide written information services via teletext. The index page of the teletext service gives you information on how to use the service. In addition, you can select various options to suit your requirements by using the remote control buttons.
  • Page 38 The teletext pages are organized according to six categories: Part Contents Selected page number. Broadcasting channel identity. Current page number or search indications. Date and time. Text. Status information. FASTEXT information. ➢ Teletext information is often divided between several pages displayed in sequence, which can be accessed by: ...
  • Page 39: Wall Mount Kit Specifications (vesa)

    Samsung is not liable for these kinds of accidents. ➢ Samsung is not liable for product damage or personal injury when a non-VESA or non-specified wall mount is used or the consumer fails to follow the product installation instructions.
  • Page 40: Wall- Mount Adjustment (sold Separately)

    Wall- mount adjustment (Sold separately) Once the auto wall mount is installed, the position of your TV can be easily adjusted. Rear Panel Serial Cable(1P to 1P)(Not supplied) Entering the menu Press the ▲, ▼, ◄ or ► button on your remote control. ➢...
  • Page 41: How To Assemble The Stand-base (depending On The Model)

    Moving to the remembered position Complete Step 1 of Entering the menu. Pressing a Colour (Red, Green, Yellow) button moves the auto wall mount to the saved position. You can move the wall mount to one of the 3 pre-set positions ➢...
  • Page 42: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting Before contacting the Samsung after-sales service, perform the following simple checks. If you cannot solve the problem using the instructions below, note the model and serial number of the television and contact your local dealer. No sound or picture ...
  • Page 43: Specifications

    10% to 80%, non-condensing -20 °C to 45 °C (-4 °F to 113 °F) 5% to 95%, non-condensing English - 4 PS50A450 50 inch 1360 x 768 @ 60 Hz 1231 x 756 x 95 mm 1231 x 813 x 316 mm...
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