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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  EIRE 0818 717 100 0845 SAMSUNG (7267864) Web Site www.samsung.com/ie www.samsung.com/uk BN68-01936D-00 Plasma TV...
  • Page 2: User Instructions

    6. For more information, please contact your local Samsung customer care centre. Contact SAMSUNG WORLDWIDE If you have any questions or comments relating to Samsung products, please contact the SAMSUNG customer care centre. (See back cover for more informations.) © 2009 Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. All rights reserved.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Contents Connecting and Preparing Your TV ■ Checking Parts ... 4 ■ Using the Stand-Base ... 4 ■ How to assemble the Stand-Base (depending on the model) ... 4 ■ Viewing the Control Panel ... 5 ■ Viewing the Connection Panel... 6 ■...
  • Page 4: Connecting And Preparing Your Tv Checking Parts

    Connecting and Preparing Your TV Checking Parts Owner’s Instructions Screw (4ea) The ferrite core is used to shield the cable from interference. When connecting a cable, open the ferrite core and clip it around the cable near the plug. Using the Stand-Base Two or more people should carry the PDP.
  • Page 5: Viewing The Control Panel

    Viewing the Control Panel The product colour and shape may vary depending on the model. 1 SOURCE Toggles between all the available input sources (TV, Ext. AV, PC, Component, HDMI1, HDMI/DVI, HDMI3). In the on-screen menu, use this button as you would use the ENTERE button on the remote control.
  • Page 6: Viewing The Connection Panel

    Viewing the Connection Panel TV 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 SERVICE1,  Connector for service.
  • Page 7 TV Side Panel The product colour and shape may vary depending on the model. 1 COMMON INTERFACE Slot Insert CI (Common Interface) card into the slot. (refer to page 26) When not inserting CI CARD in some channels, Scramble Signal is displayed on the screen. The pairing information containing a telephone number, CI CARD ID, Host ID, and other information will be displayed in about 2~3 minutes.
  • Page 8: Remote Control

    Remote Control You can use the remote control up to a distance of about 23 feet from the TV. The performance of the remote control may be affected by bright light. 1 POWER button (turns the TV on and off) 2 Selects the TV mode directly.
  • Page 9: Installing Batteries In The Remote Control

    Installing Batteries in the Remote Control 1. 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.
  • Page 10: Viewing The Menus

    Viewing the Menus 1. With the power on, press the MENU button. The main menu appears on the screen. The menu’s left side has icons: Picture, Sound, Channel, Setup, Input, Application, Support. . Press the ▲ or ▼ button to select one of the icons. Then press the ENTER E button to access the icon’s sub-menu.
  • Page 11: Plug & Play Feature

    Plug & Play Feature When the TV is initially powered on, basic settings proceed automatically and subsequently. The Screen Saver is activated if there is no remote control key input for longer than 1 minute while Plug & Play is running. The Screen Saver is activated if there is no operating signal for longer than 15 minutes.
  • Page 12: Channel Control Storing Channels

    Channel Control Storing Channels Country ❑ Digital Channel: You can change the country for digital channels.  Analogue Channel: You can change the country for analogue channels.  The PIN number input screen appears. Enter your 4 digit PIN number. Auto Store ❑...
  • Page 13: Manual Store

    Manual Store ❑ Scans for a channel manually and stores it in the TV’s memory. Digital Channel (Digital)  Manual store for digital channels. Digital Channel is only available in DTV mode. • Channel: Set the Channel number using the ▲, ▼ or number (0~) buttons. •...
  • Page 14: Channel List

    Default Guide ❑ Now/Next / Full Guide: You can decide whether to display either the Now/Next or  the Full Guide when the GUIDE button on the remote control is pressed. You can also display the guide menu simply by pressing the GUIDE button. Using the Now &...
  • Page 15: Managing Channels

    Managing Channels Using this menu, you can Add / Delete or set Favourite channels and use the programme guide for digital broadcasts. Select a channel in the All Channels, Added Channels, Favourites, or Programmed screen by pressing the ▲ / ▼ buttons, and pressing the ENTER E button. Then you can watch the selected channel.
  • Page 16 Edit Channel Name (only analogue channel)  Channels can labeled so that their call letters appear whenever the channel is selected. The names of digital broadcasting channels are automatically assigned and cannot be labeled. Edit Channel Number Number (only digital channel) ...
  • Page 17: Picture Control

    Advanced Settings ❑ Samsung’s new TVs allow you to make even more precise picture settings than previous models. See below to adjust detailed picture settings. Advanced Settings is available in Standard or Movie mode.
  • Page 18 Picture Options ❑ In PC mode, you can only make changes to the Colour Tone, Size and Screen Burn Protection from among the items in Picture Options. Colour Tone → → Cool / Normal / Warm1 / Warm  You can select the most comfortable colour tone to your eyes. The adjusted values are stored according to the selected Picture mode.
  • Page 19 Film Mode  You can optimize the picture mode for watching movies. • Off : Basic video image processing applied and No auto-detection for film-based programs. • Auto: Automatically adjusts for the best image quality between film and video programs. Screen Burn Protection ...
  • Page 20: Using The 3d Function

    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 darker or turn off the fluorescent lamp to watch the screen for its best condition.
  • Page 21: Setting Up The Tv With Your Pc

    Changing the Mode ❑ Provides the function to turn on the 3D Effect. You can choose between Mode1 and Mode. To achieve the 3D effect, the 3D glasses shutter back and forth from the left to right and vice versa (left/right sync). •...
  • Page 22: Pc Display

    Windows and your particular video card. However, 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.) 1. First, click on ‘Control Panel’ on the Windows start menu.
  • Page 23: Sound Control

    Sound Control Changing the Sound Setting Mode → Standard / Music / Movie / Clear Voice / Custom ❑ You can select the type of special sound effect to be used when watching a given broadcast. Press the TOOLS button to display Tools menu. You can also configure the sound mode by selecting Tools →...
  • Page 24: Selecting The Sound Mode

    Auto Volume → ��� / �n ❑ Each broadcasting station has its own signal conditions, and so it is not easy to adjust the volume every time the channel is changed. This feature lets you automatically adjust the volume of the desired channel by lowering the sound output when the modulation signal is high or by raising the sound output when the modulation signal is low.
  • Page 25: Function Description

    Function Description Configuring the Setup Menu Language ❑ You can set the menu language. Game Mode → ��� / On ❑ When connecting to a game console such as PlayStationTM or XboxTM, you can enjoy a more realistic gaming experience by selecting the game menu. When the Game Mode is On ...
  • Page 26: Energy Saving

    Teletext Language ❑ You can set the Teletext language by selecting the language type. English is the default in cases where the selected language is unavailable in the broadcast. Preference ❑ Primary Audio Language / Secondary Audio Language / Primary Subtitle Language / Secondary Subtitle Language / ...
  • Page 27: Setting The Time

    Setting the Time Clock ❑ Setting the clock is necessary in order to use the various timer features of the TV. The current time will appear every time you press the INFO button. If you disconnect the power cord, you have to set the clock again. Clock Mode ...
  • Page 28: Source List / Edit Name

    The brief instruction on How to get the best performance from your new HDTV is displayed. We offer the connection method for HD devices. Contact Samsung ❑ You can know the Samsung Call center, website and information for product. You can move the previous or next page by pressing the ▲ or ▼ button. English -  Source List...
  • Page 29: About Anynet

    Anynet + is a function that enables you to control all connected Samsung devices that support Anynet + with your Samsung TV’s remote. The Anynet + system can be used only with Samsung devices that have the Anynet + feature. To be sure your Samsung device has this feature, check if there is an Anynet + logo on it.
  • Page 30: Setting Up Anynet

    Setting Up Anynet+ Press the TOOLS button to display Tools menu. You can also display Anynet+ menu by selecting Tools → Anynet+(HDMI-CEC). Setup ❑ Anynet+(��MI-CEC) → ��� / �n  To use the Anynet+ Function, Anynet+ (HDMI-CEC) must be set to On. When the Anynet+ (HDMI-CEC) function is disabled, all the Anynet + related operations are deactivated.
  • Page 31: Recording

    Recording You can make a recording of a TV programme using a Samsung recorder. 1. Press the TOOLS button. Press the ENTER E button to select Anynet+ (HDMI-CEC). . Press the ▲ or ▼ button to select Record: (device_name), then press the ENTER E button.
  • Page 32: Listening Through A Receiver (home Theater)

    Listening through a Receiver (Home theater) You can listen to sound through a receiver instead of the TV speaker. 1. Press the TOOLS button. Press the ENTER E button to select Anynet+ (HDMI-CEC). . Press the ▲ or ▼ button to select Receiver. Press the ◄ or ► button to select On or Off. If your receiver supports audio only, it may not appear in the device list.
  • Page 33: Recommendations For Use

    Recommendations for Use Teletext Feature 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. For teletext information to be displayed correctly, channel reception must be stable.
  • Page 34: Wall Mount Kit Specifications (vesa)

    Do not use fasten the screws too strongly, this may damage the product or cause the product to fall, leading to personal injury. 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 35: Preparing Before Installing Wall- Mount On The Wall

    4. Verify all connections are properly secured. Periodically check connections for any sign of fatigue for failure. If you have any doubt about the security of your connections,contact a professional installer. Case B. Installing other company’s Wall-Mount [② ] for installing other company’s Wall-Mount on Samsung TV. (Case B) English - 35 Wall...
  • Page 36: 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 37: Specifications

    Specifications The descriptions and characteristics in this booklet are given for information purposes only and are subject to modification without notice. Model Name Screen Size (Diagonal) PC Resolution (Optimum) Sound (Output) Dimension (WxHxD) Body With stand Weight Body With stand Environmental Considerations Operating Temperature Operating Humidity...
  • Page 38 Warning! Important Safety Instructions Please read the appropriate section that corresponds to the marking on your Samsung product before attempting to install the product. CAUTION RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK DO NOT OPEN CAUTION: TO REDUCE THE RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK, DO NOT REMOVE COVER (OR BACK).
  • Page 39: Warranty Card

    3. Warranty repairs must be carried out by Authorised Samsung Dealers or Authorised Service Centres. No re-imbursement will be made for repairs carried out by non Samsung Dealers and, any such repair work and damage to the products caused by such repair work will not be covered by this warranty.
  • Page 40 Correct Disposal of This Product (Waste Electrical & Electronic Equipment) (Applicable in the European Union and other European countries with separate collection systems) This marking on the product, accessories or literature indicates that the product and its electronic accessories (e.g. charger, headset, USB cable) should not be disposed of with other household waste at the end of their working life.

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