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Philips 42PFL3604/12 User Manual

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  • Page 1 Register your product and get support at User Manual 19PFL3404/12 22PFL3404/12 26PFL3404/12 32PFL3404/12 42PFL3604/12 19PFL3404/60 22PFL3404/60 26PFL3404/60 32PFL3404/60 42PFL3604/60...
  • Page 2 0844 800 544 Türkiye 0800 261 3302 United Kingdom 0845-6010354 Україна 8-800-500-69-70 This information is correct at the time of press. For updated information, see €0.07 pro Minute €0.06 Per minuut/Par minute Местен разговор Lokalni poziv Bezplatný hovor...
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Rearrange channels 7 Connect devices Back connector for 19-22 inch TV Back connector for TV 26 inch and larger Side connector Connect a computer Use Philips EasyLink Use a Kensington lock 8 Product information Supported display resolutions Tuner/Reception/Transmission Remote control...
  • Page 4: Notice

    1 Notice 2009 © Koninklijke Philips Electronics N.V. All rights reserved. Specifi cations are subject to change without notice. Trademarks are the property of Koninklijke Philips Electronics N.V or their respective owners. Philips reserves the right to change products at any time without being obliged to adjust earlier supplies accordingly.
  • Page 5 In order to maintain conformity to the EMC directive, the mains plug on this product must not be detached from the mains cord cable. Copyright VESA, FDMI and the VESA Mounting Compliant logo are trademarks of the Video Electronics Standards Association. ®...
  • Page 6: Important

    Never place liquid containers, such as vases, near the 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. •...
  • Page 7 the value printed on the back of the TV. Never connect the TV to the power outlet if the voltage is different. • Risk of injury, fi re or power cord damage! Never place the TV or any objects on the power cord.
  • Page 8: Your Tv

    3 Your TV Congratulations on your purchase, and welcome to Philips! To fully benefi t from the support that Philips offers, register your product at TV overview This section gives you an overview of commonly used TV controls and functions.
  • Page 9 ( Standby-On ) • Switches the TV to standby if the TV is on. • Switches the TV on if the TV is in standby. MENU Toggles the main menu on or off. c MHEG/TELETEXT Toggles teletext on or off. SOURCE Selects connected devices.
  • Page 10: Use Your Tv

    4 Use your TV This section helps you perform basic TV operations. Switch your TV on/off or to standby To switch on • If the standby indicator is off, press POWER at the side of the TV. • If the standby indicator is red, press ( Standby-On ) on the remote control.
  • Page 11: Watch Connected Devices

    Watch connected devices Note • Switch on the device before selecting it as a source on the TV. Use the source button SOURCE . Press The source list appears. È Press the Navigation buttons to select a device. Press OK to watch the selected device. The TV switches to the selected È...
  • Page 12: Use More Of Your Tv

    5 Use more of your TV Access TV menus Menus help you to install channels, change picture and sound settings and access other features. MENU . Press The menu screen appears. È Smart picture Picture Contrast Brightness Sound Colour Features Sharpness Noise reduction Installation...
  • Page 13 • [Colour] Adjusts colour saturation. • [Hue] Compensates colour variations in NTSC encoded transmissions. [Sharpness] Adjusts the level of sharpness • in image details. [Noise reduction] Filters and reduces • noise in an image. • [Tint] Adjusts the colour balance in an image.
  • Page 14: Adjust Sound Settings

    [Auto format] (Not for PC mode.) Enlarges the picture automatically to best fi t the screen. The subtitles remain visible. [Super zoom] (Not for HD and PC mode.) Removes the black bars on the side of 4:3 broadcasts. There is minimal distortion.
  • Page 15: Use Advanced Teletext Features

    example, when switching channels. When enabled, this produces a more consistent audio volume. • [Delta volume] Levels out volume differences between channels or connected devices. Switch to the connected device before you change the delta volume. Use advanced teletext features Access the teletext options menu Most of the advanced teletext features are accessed via the teletext options menu.
  • Page 16: Use Timers

    View all channels You can exit a favourite list, and view all installed channels. When watching TV, press OK to display the channel grid. OPTIONS . Press The channel options menu appears. È Select [Show favourite ch.] > [All] . Press OK .
  • Page 17: Use Child Control And Rating Locks

    Press MENU . Select [Features] > [Sleeptimer] . [Sleeptimer] menu appears. È Press to set the sleep time. The sleeptimer can be up to 180 È minutes in steps of fi ve minutes. If set to zero minutes, the sleeptimer is switched off.
  • Page 18: Use The Tv Clock

    Lock or unlock all channels and connected devices MENU . Press to select [Features] > [TV Press lock] . to enter the [TV lock] . Press A screen appears prompting you to È enter a code. Enter your code using Numeric buttons . Press to select [Lock] or [Unlock] .
  • Page 19: Start A Tv Demo

    Press to select channel number to map to the decoder/descrambler channel. Press OK . Press to select and enter [Status] . Press to select the connector used by the decoder/descrambler ( [None] , [EXT 1] or [EXT 2] . Press OK . MENU to exit.
  • Page 20: Install Channels

    6 Install channels The fi rst time you setup 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 reinstall and fi ne tune channels. Automatically install channels This section describes how to search and store channels automatically.
  • Page 21: Manually Install Channels

    Press OK to confi rm your choice. When done, press MENU to exit. Manually install channels This section describes how to search and store analogue TV channels manually. MENU . Press Select [Installation] > [Channel install.] > [Analogue: Manual] [Analogue: Manual] menu appears. È...
  • Page 22: Rename Channels

    Rename channels Channels can be renamed so that a name of your choice appears whenever the channel is selected. When watching TV, press OK to display the channel grid . Select the channel you want to rename. Press OPTIONS . The channel options menu appears.
  • Page 23: Connect Devices

    7 Connect devices This section describes how to connect various devices with different connectors and supplements examples provided in the Quick Start. Note • Different types of connectors may be used to connect a device to your TV, depending on availability and your needs.
  • Page 24: Side Connector

    c TV ANTENNA Signal input from an antenna, cable or satellite. d SPDIF OUT Digital audio output to home theatres and other digital audio systems. e EXT 1 ( RGB and CVBS )/ EXT 2 ( CVBS ) Analogue audio and video input from analogue or digital devices such as DVD players or game consoles.
  • Page 25: Use Philips Easylink

    Compliant devices must be connected to your TV via HDMI. Enable or disable EasyLink Note • Do not enable Philips EasyLink if you do not intend to use it. Press MENU . Select [Installation] > [Preferences] > [EasyLink] . Select [On] or [Off] .
  • Page 26: Use A Kensington Lock

    Use a Kensington lock There is a Kensington security slot at the back of the TV. Prevent theft by looping a Kensington lock between the slot and a permanent object, such as a heavy table.
  • Page 27: Product Information

    5.5 cm from the back of the TV. Warning • Follow all instructions provided with your TV mount. Koninklijke Philips Electronics N.V. bears no responsibility for improper TV mounting that results in accident, injury or damage. TV screen Required...
  • Page 28: Troubleshooting

    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. You forgot the code to unlock the TV lock feature • Enter ‘8888’.
  • Page 29: Sound Issues

    • Set the TV picture format to unscaled. Contact us If you cannot resolve your problem, refer to the FAQs for this TV at support. If the problem remains unresolved, contact Philips Consumer Care in your country as listed in this User Manual.
  • Page 30: Index

    10 Index Analogue channel fi ne tune Batteries Bracket Channel list favourite troubleshooting update Channels favourite list install automatic manual rearrange rename tune Computer format technical specifi cations Connections HDMI troubleshooting mains cord technical specifi cations troubleshooting Demo Devices watch Digital services teletext Display...
  • Page 31 One-touch play One-touch standby Parental control TV lock Picture format picture format change troubleshooting Picture settings PIN code Power Reception Remote control overview technical specifi cations troubleshooting Safety Sleep timer Smart settings Sound settings Standby troubleshooting Table of Pages Technical specifcations Teletext features subpages...
  • Page 34 © 2009 Koninklijke Philips Electronics N.V. All rights reserved. Document order number: P70G200001APHI...