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Philips 37PFL8694H/12 User Manual

Philips lcd tv 37pfl8694h 94 cm (37") full hd 1080p digital tv with ambilight spectra and pixel precise hd
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  • Page 1 Model Serial www.philips.com/support...
  • Page 2 Back connectors Side connectors Connect a computer Connect to a computer network (selected models only) Use a Conditional Access Module Assign a channel decoder Use Philips EasyLink Use a Kensington lock Supported display resolutions Multimedia Tuner/Reception/Transmission Remote control Power Supported TV mounts...
  • Page 3 Philips is committed to develop, produce and market products that cause no adverse health effects. Philips confi rms that if its products are handled properly for their intended use, they are safe to use according to scientifi c evidence...
  • Page 4 Philips plays an active role in the development of international EMF and safety standards, enabling Philips to anticipate further developments in standardisation for early integration in its products. This TV is fi tted with an approved moulded plug. Should it become necessary to replace...
  • Page 5 TV. If liquids are spilt on or into the TV, disconnect the TV from the power outlet immediately. Contact Philips Consumer Care to have the TV checked before use. • Never place the TV, remote control or batteries near naked fl...
  • Page 6 • When you disconnect the power cord, always pull the plug, never the cable. • Disconnect the TV from the power outlet and antenna before lightning storms. During lightning storms, never touch any part of the TV, power cord or antenna cable.
  • Page 7 fl ower– www.ecolabel.eu You can fi nd detailed information on standby energy consumption, warranty policy, spare parts and recycling of this TV on the Philips website for your country at www.philips.com. This TV has features that contribute to energy-effi cient use. This TV was awarded the European Ecolabel for its environmental qualities.
  • Page 8 Congratulations on your purchase, and welcome to Philips! To fully benefi t from the support that Philips offers; register your product at www.philips.com/welcome. This section gives you an overview of commonly used controls and functions. • Switches the product to standby if it is on.
  • Page 9 *Controls other devices such as a DVD player, set-top box or a home theatre system from Philips or other brands. Select task or options. Toggles the home menu on or off. Accesses options relating to the current activity or selection.
  • Page 10 This section helps you perform basic operations . • If the front LED indicator is off, press at the side of the TV. • If the front LED indicator is red, press ) on the remote control. • Press ) on the remote control.
  • Page 11 The channel grid allows you to view all available channels in a grid format. Press » The channel grid appears. RTL 8 BBC 2 KetN KetN KetNet 16 6 17 7 Comedy Euro Press the channel. Press to confi rm your choice. »...
  • Page 12 With the TV connected to the Internet, you can use Net TV to access videos, pictures, music, information, games and other online services. • Koninklijke Philips Electronics N.V. bears no responsibility for content provided by Net TV service providers. •...
  • Page 13 You can mark Net TV pages or services as favourites for easy access. In Net TV, press the to select Press Press the to the page to mark, then press When done, press the to select Clear browsing history to remove passwords, cookies and browsing data from your TV.
  • Page 14 • Skip this step if your language settings are correct. When watching TV, press » The home menu appears. Press the » menu appears. Press the > » A list of languages appears. Press the menu language. Press to confi rm your choice. »...
  • Page 15 Press the home menu item: • Switches back to the aerial source if another source is selected. • Accesses menus to change picture, sound and other settings. • devices to the home menu. • Accesses the content browser of the connected USB storage device.
  • Page 16 Change picture and sound settings to suit your preferences. You can apply pre-defi ned settings or change settings manually. • The fl exibility to change settings is limited if the TV location is set to the TV location to mode to access all TV settings (see ‘Change TV preferences’...
  • Page 17 Use the to access frequently used picture and sound settings. • All picture settings are available via the menu (see ‘Manually adjust picture settings’ on page 16 ). • All sound settings are available via the menu (see ‘Manually adjust sound settings’...
  • Page 18 Settings assistant Smart settings Picture Cont Contr Cont Sound Brightness Brigh Brigh Brigh tness tnes tness tness Featu Feat Featu Colou Installation Softw are update Sharp ness Noise redu redu redu ction ction tion Tint Press the select and adjust a picture setting. Press to exit.
  • Page 19 Press » A list of picture formats appears. Auto format Supe Supe Movie expand 16:9 Wide Wide Wide Unsc Press the picture format. Press to confi rm your choice. » The selected picture format is activated. • Picture formats are also accessible via the menu (see ‘Access the setup menu’...
  • Page 20 Bass Smart settings Pictu Picture Treble Sound Volu l um Featu a tures Volume - V Visual isua sual sually im ly im impair a ir Installation Audio Audio lang uage Softw are u update Dual I/II Mono Mono/Stere tere ereo TV speaker Press the...
  • Page 21 The following Ambilight settings can be confi gured: • Turns Ambilight on or off. • Ambilight setting between relaxed and dynamic levels. This feature is only available when Ambilight is set to • Changes the light output from Ambilight. • Selects a predefi...
  • Page 22 Table Of Pages (T.O.P.) teletext broadcasts allow you to jump from one subject to another without using page numbers. T.O.P. teletext is not broadcast on all TV channels. Press » The teletext screen appears. Press » The T.O.P. overview appears. Press the subject.
  • Page 23 Select list Mark as favourite RTL 8 Reorder Rename Show hidden channels Hide channel 6 17 Euro Press the Press » menu appears. Press the • Displays all channels. • Displays channels in a selected favourite list. • Displays radio channels only. •...
  • Page 24 Press the channel to the desired location in the grid. Press to confi rm your choice. » The channel is moved to the selected location. Press to exit the channel grid. Rename channels in the TV channel list. When watching TV, press »...
  • Page 25: Epg Menu

    • EPG is not available in all countries. If available, you will receive either EPG. EPG is an on-screen guide available for digital channels. EPG allows you to: • View a list of digital programmes being broadcast • View upcoming programmes •...
  • Page 26 Press the select and adjust: • Sets programme reminders. • Clears programme reminders. • Sets the EPG day. Select • Displays programme information. • Searches TV programmes by genre. • programme reminders. • Sets preferred EPG channels. Press to exit to the EPG options menu.
  • Page 27 Lock the TV to prevent access to all channels and connected devices. When watching TV, press » The home menu appears. Press the Press » menu appears. Press the > » A message appears prompting you to enter the child lock code. Enter the child lock code with the »...
  • Page 28 You can enable subtitles for each TV channel. Subtitles are broadcast via teletext or DVB-T digital broadcasts. With digital broadcasts, you can select a subtitle language. Switch to an analogue TV channel. Press Enter the three-digit page number of the subtitle page with the Press to switch off teletext.
  • Page 29 » Daylight saving is enabled or disabled for your time zone. • Philips is not responsible if your USB storage device is not supported nor is it responsible for damage or loss of data from use of this feature. to select >...
  • Page 30 While the TV is on, connect the USB device to the USB port on the side of your TV . » The USB content browser appears. Music Coltr Coltra Coltr a ne Red Eyes Photos Photo Miles iles Drivi ving along t Video deos Croco...
  • Page 31 When in the music player, press » The options menu appears. Press the and adjust: • Repeats a song or an album. • disables random play of songs. Press to confi rm your choice. » The music setting is applied. •...
  • Page 32 Select , then press Select , then press Press any key to exit Scenea. Philips continuously tries to improve its products and we recommend that you update the TV software when updates are available. Check www.philips.com/support for availability. mode. When watching TV, press »...
  • Page 33 (Only available in some countries) If available, your TV can receive software updates via digital broadcasts. If an update is available, a message appears prompting you to update the software. We strongly recommend that you update the software when prompted. Follow the instructions below to update the software at a later stage.
  • Page 34 When Control other devices such as a DVD player, a set-top box or a home theatre system from Philips or other brands. To return to TV mode from universal control, press Use these keys to control the devices: Sets the •...
  • Page 35 • In universal remote control mode, the remote control switches to TV mode after 30 seconds if no key is pressed. Enter an RC code to setup a universal mode key (see ‘Universal remote control codes’ on page 57 ). Press the universal mode button ( ) and simultaneously.
  • Page 36 The fi rst time you set up your TV, you are prompted to select a menu language and to install TV and digital radio channels (if available). This chapter provides instructions on how to re-install and fi ne tune channels. This section describes how to search and store channels automatically.
  • Page 37 This option appears only if your country supports DVB-C (Digital Video Broadcasting- Cable). If you have installed both DVB-C and DVB-T channels, you have to switch to the respective network to watch channels on that network. When watching TV, press »...
  • Page 38 Press: • to manually enter the channel frequency. • , then press automatically search for the next channel. When the correct channel frequency is selected, press the select Press » menu appears. Press the to store the new channel under the current channel; or to store the new channel under a new channel number.
  • Page 39 Re-install channels Select Update channels to update your current Update channels channel list. Select Re- install channels to search and store all channels again. Press » Follow the on-screen instructions to complete channel update. When the update is complete, selected and a list of added channels is displayed.
  • Page 40 • The connectivity diagrams provided in this section are examples only. A comprehensive interactive guide to help you connect your product is available at www.connectivityguide. philips.com. AUDIO EXT 2 SPDIF (RGB/CVBS) AUDIO IN: LEFT / RIGHT...
  • Page 41 Digital audio output to home theatres and other digital audio systems. Analogue audio output to home theatres and other audio systems. AUDIO AUDIO Video input from a computer. Audio input from devices that require a separate audio connection, such as a computer.
  • Page 42 • If connecting thick HDMI cables, use Signal input from an antenna, cable or satellite. TV ANTENNA Data input from a network. NETWORK Audio input from analogue devices connected to Composite video input from analogue devices such as VCRs.
  • Page 43 Video input from analogue devices such as satellite receivers. Stereo audio output to headphones or earphones. Slot for a Conditional Access Module (CAM). Data input from USB storage devices. Digital audio and video input from high- defi nition digital devices such as Blu-ray players.
  • Page 44 • Familiarize yourself with the network router, media server software and networking principles before attempting to connect the TV to a computer network. If necessary, read documentation accompanying network components. Philips is not responsible for lost, damaged or corrupt data.
  • Page 45 • A network router (with DHCP enabled) • A computer with media server software installed. The computer must be connected to the network router via a wired or wireless network connection. • A network cable (RJ45) • Internet connection, for Net TV •...
  • Page 46 Click > » The Media Sharing window appears. Click » Network and Sharing Center appears. Click the arrow next to » options appear. Click click Click the arrow next to » File sharing options appear. Click , then click Go back to the window.
  • Page 47 Click Click » Advanced options appear in the window. Click » window appears. Select a folder to share and click When all folders are added, click window. » Folders are added to the library, and are ready to be accessed from the TV. In Microsoft Windows, start TVersity.
  • Page 48 In TVersity, click the tab. » options appear. Click the green plus icon » Options to add fi les and folders appear. Click » window appears. Click and select folders to share. When all folders are selected, click » Media fi les are ready to be accessed from the TV.
  • Page 49 When the TV is connected to a computer network with Internet access, press » The home menu appears. Press the » menu appears. Press the > » Follow the on-screen instructions that appear to confi gure the TV for access to Net TV .
  • Page 50 Press to confi rm your choice. » The decoder is assigned. Your TV supports Philips EasyLink, which uses the HDMI CEC (Consumer Electronics Control) protocol. EasyLink-compliant devices that are connected through HDMI connectors can be controlled by a single remote control.
  • Page 51 • Do not enable Philips EasyLink if you do not intend to use it. When watching TV, press » The home menu appears. Press the » menu appears. Press the select > » The EasyLink menu appears. Select Press to confi rm your choice.
  • Page 52 Product information is subject to change without notice. For detailed product information, go to www.philips.com/support. • Resolution - refresh rate: • 640 x 480 - 60Hz • 800 x 600 - 60Hz • 1024 x 768 - 60Hz • 1280 x 1024 - 60 Hz (supported on full HD TVs only) •...
  • Page 53 • Ambient temperature: 5 to 35 degrees Celsius To mount the TV, purchase a Philips TV mount or a VESA-compatible TV mount. To prevent damage to cables and connectors, be sure to leave a clearance of at least 2.2 inches or 5.5cm from the back of the TV.
  • Page 54 8 days EPG is only available in some countries France Finland Sweden Denmark Norway Spain Germany Italy Greece Netherlands Czech Republic Belgium Austria Switzerland Estonia Lithuania Croatia Hungary Ireland Luxemburg Poland Portugal Russia Slovakia Slovenia Romania Serbia Latvia Ukraine Bulgaria Kazakhstan...
  • Page 55 Disconnect the power cable from the power outlet. Wait until the TV cools down before reconnecting the power cable. If the blinking reoccurs, contact Philips Consumer Care. . All buttons can Enter ‘8888’. Change the TV menu to your preferred language (see ‘Change language settings’...
  • Page 56 Check that the antenna is properly connected to the TV. Check that the correct device is selected as the TV source. Check that the picture settings are correctly set. Check that the antenna is properly connected to the TV. Loudspeakers, unearthed audio devices, neon lights, high buildings and other large objects can infl...
  • Page 57 If you cannot resolve your problem, refer to the FAQs for this TV at www.philips.com/support. If the problem remains unresolved, contact Philips Consumer Care in your country as listed in this user manual. • Do not attempt to repair the TV yourself. This may cause severe injury, irreparable damage to your TV or void your warranty.
  • Page 58 Enter a remote control code from this list to setup universal remote control (see ‘Manually setup universal remote control’ on page 34). Philips - 0000, 0001, 0002, 0003, 0004, 0005, 0006, 0007, 0008, 0009, 0010, 0012, 0064, 0065, 0066, 0067, 0094, 0098, 0103, 0122, 0131, 0132,...
  • Page 59 E-Dem - 0290 Electrohome - 0135 Elin - 0135 Elta - 0093, 0135, 0152, 0285 Eltax - 0297, 0366 Emerson - 0101 Enzer - 0266 Euroline - 0370 Finlux - 0135, 0270, 0288, 0371 Fintec - 0135, 0372 Fisher - 0102 Futronic - 0373 Gericom - 0158 Giec - 0289...
  • Page 60 Mystral - 0286 NAD - 0109, 0387 Naiko - 0135, 0158 Nakamichi - 0111, 0388 Neufunk - 0266 Nevir - 0135 Next Base - 0226 NU-TEC - 0265 Omni - 0268 Onkyo - 0215, 0264, 0293 Oopla - 0287 Optim - 0269 Optimus - 0294 Orava - 0275 Orbit - 0114...
  • Page 61 Yamaha - 0009, 0118, 0120, 0315, 0338 Yamakawa - 0114, 0266 Yukai - 0112, 0160 Zenith - 0101, 0264, 0293 Philips - 0432, 0436, 0437, 0439, 0506 ABC - 0448 ADB - 0461, 0462 Alcatel - 0463, 0540 Allegro - 0464...
  • Page 62 Timeless - 0476 Tiscali - 0523 Tocom - 0524 Philips - 0000, 0001, 0002, 0008, 0020, 0054, 0065, 0069, 0070, 0072, 0075, 0077, 0111, 0119, 0136, 0140, 0144, 0155, 0156, 0159, 0163, 0165, 0388, 0390, 0391, 0392, 0396, 0410, 0412, 0420,...
  • Page 63 Ampere - 0153, 0403 Amstrad - 0026, 0055, 0074, 0108, 0153, 0158, 0164, 0169, 0195, 0394, 0399, 0403, 0415, 0417, 0421, 0426 Amway - 0196 Anglo - 0164 Ankaro - 0010, 0023, 0028, 0164, 0197, 0392, 0395, 0402 AntSat - 0198 Anttron - 0019, 0023, 0390, 0412 AnySat - 0199 Apollo - 0019...
  • Page 64 Commander - 0392 Commlink - 0023, 0395 Comtec - 0036, 0395, 0401 Condor - 0010, 0028, 0161, 0240, 0402 Connexions - 0010, 0032, 0402, 0403 Conrad - 0010, 0152, 0153, 0158, 0161, 0402, 0409, 0410 Conrad Electronic - 0161, 0164 Contec - 0036, 0037, 0401, 0410 Continental Edison - 0241 Cosat - 0040...
  • Page 65 Flair Mate - 0164 Fortec Star - 0198 Foxtel - 0071, 0168, 0172 Fracarro - 0271, 0428 France Satellite/TV - 0043 Freecom - 0019, 0045, 0155, 0158 Freesat - 0108, 0414 FTE - 0047, 0402, 0410, 0416 FTEmaximal - 0010, 0164 Fuba - 0010, 0019, 0027, 0028, 0029, 0032, 0033, 0043, 0054, 0152, 0155, 0387, 0402, 0403 Fugionkyo - 0170...
  • Page 66 Kolon - 0177 Konig - 0161, 0294 Kosmos - 0045, 0046, 0047, 0295, 0406 KR - 0023, 0412, 0414 Kreatel - 0296 Kreiselmeyer - 0033, 0155, 0388 K-SAT - 0164 Kyostar - 0019, 0153, 0297, 0412 L and S Electronic - 0010, 0153 Lasat - 0010, 0024, 0028, 0048, 0049, 0050, 0056, 0152, 0153, 0154, 0161, 0401, 0402, 0416 Lemon - 0419...
  • Page 67 NextWave - 0025, 0171, 0262 Nikko - 0026, 0164 Nokia - 0020, 0082, 0083, 0104, 0143, 0145, 0387, 0404, 0409, 0429 Nomex - 0063 Nordmende - 0019, 0020, 0021, 0024, 0060, 0234, 0398 Nova - 0168 Novis - 0035, 0398 Now - 0317 NTC - 0046 Numericable - 0380...
  • Page 68 SatConn - 0335 Satec - 0164, 0390 Satelco - 0010, 0402 Satford - 0034, 0400 Satline - 0413 Satmaster - 0034, 0400 Satplus - 0154 Satstar - 0336 Schacke - 0412 Schneider - 0028, 0059, 0062, 0154, 0163, 0422 Schwaiger - 0037, 0039, 0153, 0154, 0160, 0161, 0169, 0390, 0410, 0411 Scientifi...
  • Page 69 Zinwell - 0071 Zodiac - 0023, 0412 Zwergnase - 0026 Philips - 0000, 0001, 0002, 0003, 0009, 0011, 0022, 0029, 0030, 0031, 0032, 0039, 0044, 0046, 0118, 0119, 0120, 0130, 0131, 0132, 0133, 0137, 0144, 0145, 0146, 0147, 0148, 0189, 0219, 0220...
  • Page 70 BOSE - 0067, 0068, 0072, 0073, 0074, 0075, 0076, 0077 Bush - 0051, 0261, 0262, 0263 Celestron - 0078 Centrum - 0079 Clatronic - 0080 Daewoo - 0060 Daytek - 0081 Denon - 0126, 0127, 0128, 0129, 0138, 0139, 0264, 0265, 0266 Denver - 0156, 0157, 0176, 0177 Digix Media - 0082 DK Digital - 0007...
  • Page 71 batteries your product brightness change settings set active mode switch on or off fi ne-tune manual install Ambilight picture quality access and change channels favourite list hide channels install automatic manual rename reorder/rearrange switch channels test reception (digital channels) tune ratings lock set or change code TV lock...
  • Page 72 access buttons disable enable features RC key forwarding TV speakers create troubleshooting connectors troubleshooting access remove devices automatic manual menu troubleshooting Kensington home menu language setup menu teletext troubleshooting computer network listen to music supported formats watch videos digital radio settings supported formats clear browsing history...
  • Page 73 connect to a network slideshow supported formats settings change troubleshooting batteries key forwarding overview technical specifi cations troubleshooting Ambilight language picture sound TV preferences update version troubleshooting language on analogue channel on digital channel 52 , 54 dual screen enlarge pages features menu search...
  • Page 74 supported formats watch adjust headphones mute visually impaired 10 , 50 4, 52...