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Samsung PS-42C96HC Owner's Instructions Manual

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PDP-TELEVISION
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Owner's Instructions
Before operating the unit,
please read this manual thoroughly,
and retain it for future reference.
ON-SCREEN MENUS
Picture In Picture (PIP)

Energy Saving

TELETEXT
SRS TruSurround XT
Digital Natural Image engine
This product is only applicable in Finland. Its quality is not guaranteed in other countries.
Register your product at www.samsung.com/global/register
Record your Model and Serial number here for future reference.
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  • Page 1: Energy Saving

    Contact SAMSUNG WORLD-WIDE If you have any questions or comments relating to Samsung products, please contact the SAMSUNG customer care centre. Ota yhteyttä Samsungiin Jos sinulla on kysymyksiä tai kommentteja koskien Samsung tuotteita voitte ottaa yhtyettä Samsung tukeen. Kontakta Samsung Om du har några frågor eller synpunkter om Samsungs produkter, är du välkommen att kontakta...
  • Page 2: User Instructions

    DVB-T signals. Although this TV set follows the DVB-T specification, maintaining compatibility with the future coming DVB-T digital terrestrial broadcasts is not guaranteed. Several functions may not be available in some countries. © 2007 Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. All rights reserved. English - 2...
  • 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 (PS-42Q96HC/ PS-50Q96HC) ... 8  Viewing the Remote Control (PS-42C96HC/ PS-50C96HC) ...
  • Page 4: Checking Parts

    Checking Parts Owner’s Instructions Remote Control/ AAA Batteries Warranty Card/ Cover-Bottom / Screws (2ea) Registration Card/ (Refer to page 59) Safety Guide Manual S-Video Cable Antenna Cable PC Cable Scart Cable ➢ Ferrite Core (Power Cord, Headphones Cable, S-Video Cable) The ferrite core is used to shield the cable from interference.
  • Page 5: Control Panel

    Control Panel Front (or Side) Panel Speaker ➢ The product colour and shape may vary depending on the model. 1 SOURCE Displays a menu of all of the available input sources (TV, Ext.1, Ext.2, AV, S-Video, Component, PC, HDMI1, HDMI2, HDMI3, and DTV).
  • Page 6: Connection Panel

    Connection Panel Side Panel ➢ The product colour and shape may vary depending on the model. 1 HDMI IN 3 (PS-42Q96HC/PS-50Q96HC) Connect to the HDMI jack of a device with HDMI output. 2 S-VIDEO or VIDEO / AUDIO L/R Video (S-Video or Video) and audio inputs for external devices, such as a camcorder or VCR.
  • Page 7: Input/output Specification

    1 POWER IN Connect the supplied power cord. 2 Connecting external Audio Devices Connect RCA audio signals from the TV to an external source, such as Audio equipment. 3 EXT 1, EXT 2 Inputs or outputs for external devices, such as VCR, DVD, video game device or video disc players.
  • Page 8: Viewing The Remote Control (ps-42q96hc/ Ps-50q96hc)

    # Electronic Program Guide (EPG) display $ Sound mode selection % Remote control setup ^ Selects a target device to be controlled by the Samsung remote control (TV, DVD, STB, CABLE, VCR) & Press to backlight the VOL, CH, and the active source button (TV, DVD, CABLE, STB, VCR) on the remote.
  • Page 9: Viewing The Remote Control

    # Electronic Program Guide (EPG) display $ Sound mode selection % Remote control setup ^ Selects a target device to be controlled by the Samsung remote control (TV, DVD, STB, CABLE, VCR) & Press to backlight the VOL, CH, and the active source button (TV, DVD, CABLE, STB, VCR) on the remote.
  • Page 10: 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.
  • Page 11: Viewing The Menus

    Viewing the Menus Press the MENU button. The main menu is displayed on the screen. Its left side has five icons: Picture, Sound, Channel, Setup, and Input. Press the ▲ or ▼ button to select one of the icons. Press the ENTER/OK button to access the icon’s sub-menu. Press the ▲...
  • Page 12 The Auto Store menu is displayed with the Start selected. Press the ENTER/OK button. ➢ The channel search will start and end automatically. The DTV channel scan menu appears and the DTV channel is automatically updated. ➢ If the DTV channel is updated, the Source in the source list of the Input menu is automatically changed to DTV.
  • Page 13: Viewing An External Signal Source

    Viewing an External Signal Source 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/OK button.
  • Page 14: 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/OK button. Press the ▲ or ▼ button to select Edit Name, then press the ENTER/OK button.
  • Page 15: Storing Channels Manually

    Storing Channels Manually ➢ Not available in DTV or external input mode. 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. ...
  • Page 16: Adding / Locking Channels

    Adding / Locking Channels ➢ Not available in DTV or external input mode. Using the Channel Manager, you can conveniently lock or add channels. Press the MENU button to display the menu. Press the ▲ or ▼ button to select Channel, then press the ENTER/OK button.
  • Page 17: Sorting The Stored Channels

    Sorting the Stored Channels ➢ Not available in DTV or external input mode. 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 ▲...
  • Page 18: Fine Tuning Channel Reception

    Fine Tuning Channel Reception ➢ Not available in DTV or external input mode. 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 19: Changing The Picture Standard

    Changing the Picture Standard You can select the type of picture which best corresponds to your viewing requirements. Press the MENU button to display the menu. Press the ENTER/OK button to select Picture. Press the ENTER/OK button again to select Mode. Select the required mode by pressing the ▲...
  • Page 20: Configuring Detailed Settings On The Picture

    Configuring Detailed Settings on the Picture You can set detailed picture settings. Press the MENU button to display the menu. Press the ENTER/OK button to select Picture. Press the ▲ or ▼ button to select Detailed Settings, then press the ENTER/OK button. Select the required option by pressing the ▲...
  • Page 21: Selecting The Picture Size

    Selecting the Picture Size You can select the picture size which best corresponds to your viewing requirements. Press the MENU button to display the menu. Press the ENTER/OK button to select Picture. Press the ▲ or ▼ button to select Size, then press the ENTER/ OK button.
  • Page 22: Digital Nr / Active Colour / Dnie / Movie Plus

    Digital NR / Active Colour / DNIe / Movie Plus Press the MENU button to display the menu. Press the ENTER/OK button to select Picture. Select the required option by pressing the ▲ or ▼ button, then press the ENTER/OK button. Available options: Digital NR, Active Colour, DNIe, Movie Plus When you are satisfied with your setting, press the ENTER/OK...
  • Page 23: Sound Features

    Sound Features Press the MENU button to display the menu. Press the ▲ or ▼ button to select Sound, then press the ENTER/OK button. Select the required option by pressing the ▲ or ▼ button, then press the ENTER/OK button. Available options: Mode, Equalizer, SRS TS XT, Auto Volume, Internal Mute, Reset (If Game Mode is On) When you are satisfied with your setting, press the ENTER/OK...
  • Page 24: 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. Type of broadcast Regular broadcast (Standard audio) Regular + NICAM Mono...
  • Page 25: Time Features

    Time Features Press the MENU button to display the menu. Press the ▲ or ▼ button to select Setup, then press the ENTER/OK button. Press the ▲ or ▼ button to select Time, then press the ENTER/OK button. Select the required option by pressing the ▲ or ▼ button, then press the ENTER/OK button.
  • Page 26: Language / Blue Screen / Melody / Light Effect / Energy Saving / Hdmi Black Level

    Language / Blue Screen / Melody / Light Effect / Energy Saving / HDMI Black Level Press the MENU button to display the menu. Press the ▲ or ▼ button to select Setup, then press the ENTER/OK button. Select the required option by pressing the ▲ or ▼ button, then press the ENTER/OK button.
  • Page 27: Using The Game Mode

    Using the Game Mode When connecting to a game console such as PlayStation Xbox , you can enjoy a more realistic gaming experience by selecting game menu. Press the MENU button to display the menu. Press the ▲ or ▼ button to select Setup, then press the ENTER/OK button.
  • Page 28: Wall- Mount Adjustment (sold Separately)

    Wall- mount adjustment (Sold separately) Once the wall mount is installed, the position of your TV can be easily adjustable. Rear Panel Serial Cable(1P to 1P)(Not supplied) Entering the menu Press the MENU button to display the menu. Press the ▲ or ▼ button to select Setup, then press the ENTER/OK 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: Screen Burn Protection

    Screen Burn Protection To reduce the possibility of screen burn, this unit is equipped with screen burn prevention technology. This technology enables you to set picture movement up/down (Vertical Line) and side to side (Horizontal Dot). The Time setting allows you to program the time between movement of the picture in minutes.
  • Page 31: Setting Up Your Pc Software (based On Windows Xp)

    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 32: Input Mode (pc)

    Input Mode (PC) Both screen position and size will vary depending on the type of PC monitor and its resolution. The table below shows all of the display modes that are supported: Vertical Video Resolution frequency Signal (Dot X Line) 640 x 350 720 x 400 640 x 480...
  • Page 33: 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 ▲ or ▼ button to select Setup, then press the ENTER/OK button. Press the ▲ or ▼ button to select PC, then press the ENTER/ OK button.
  • Page 34: Setting The Home Theatre Pc

    Setting the Home Theatre PC You can view higher quality pictures by configuring the screen settings in PC Mode. If you set the Home Theatre PC function to On, you can configure the Detailed Settings (when Picture Mode is set to Standard or Movie) as in PC Mode.
  • Page 35: Previewing The Dtv Menu System

    Previewing the DTV Menu System ➢  Available in DTV mode. Preset to the DTV mode by using the TV/DTV button on your remote control. To help you navigate around the on-screen menu system and adjust the various settings available, refer to the following illustration.
  • Page 36: Displaying Programme Information

    Language Audio Language Subtitle Language Teletext Language Preference ➢ The sub-items of the CI Menu may vary depending on the CAM model. (refer to page 46) Displaying Programme Information While viewing a channel, additional information about the current programme may be displayed. ...
  • Page 37: Operating The Dtv Menu

    Operating the DTV Menu Viewing the DTV Menu After installing your antenna system and TV with appropriate connectors.  Plug in the AC main power and switch on the TV.  Press the D.MENU button to bring up the DTV menu. The main menu appears on the screen.
  • Page 38 1.3 Edit Favourite Channels You can edit your favourite channels using the colour buttons. ➢ In the case of DTV mode, OK or Select can be used as the ENTER/OK button.  Press the red button in the Edit Favourite Channels menu to display all currently stored channels.
  • Page 39 1.4 Channel List You can display a list of all channels or your favourite channels.  Press the ▲ or ▼ button to select Channel List, then press the ENTER/OK button. ➢ It can be displayed simply by pressing the CH LIST button.
  • Page 40  To view programme information, press the ▲/▼/◄/► button to select a programme of your choice, then press the INFO button. ➢  Information such as the channel number, programme title and running time, status bar, and brief summary of the highlighted programme will be displayed in the top right corner of the screen.
  • Page 41 2.4 All Channels and Favorite Channels In the EPG menu, you can display all channels or favourite channels.  Press the green button repeatedly to toggle between the all and favourite channels list. When the favorite channel list has not been set up: −...
  • Page 42 3.2 Preference This menu consists of 6 sub-menus: Primary Audio Language, Secondary Audio Language, Primary Subtitle Language, Secondary Subtitle Language, Primary Teletext Language, and Secondary Teletext Language. Using this feature, users can select one of the languages (English, German, Italian, Swedish, French, Welsh, Gaelic, Irish, Danish, Finnish, Norwegian, Spanish, Czech, and Greek).
  • Page 43 4. Setup This menu consists of 9 sub-menus: Menu Transparency, Parental Lock, Subtitle, Subtitle Mode, Digital Text, Time Zone, Audio Format, and System. 4.1 Menu Transparency You can set the translucency of the on-screen menu.  Press the ▲ or ▼ button to select required option (High, Medium, Low, or Opaque), then press the ENTER/OK button.
  • Page 44 4.3 Subtitle / Subtitle Mode / Audio Format / Digital Text You can use various settings to suit your personal preferences.  Press the ▲ or ▼ button to select required menu (Subtitle, Subtitle Mode, Digital Text or Audio Format), then press the ENTER/OK button.
  • Page 45 Common Interface, and Reset. − Product Information You can view your product information. For service or repair, please contact a Samsung approved dealer.  Press the ENTER/OK button with Product Information selected. The product information menu is displayed. − Software Version / Firmware Version −...
  • Page 46 − Common Interface  Installing the CI Card a. Purchase the CI CAM module by visiting your nearest dealer or by phone. b. Insert the CI CARD into the CAM in the direction of the arrow until it fits. c. Insert the CAM with the CI CARD installed into the common interface slot.
  • Page 47: (ps-42q96hc/ps-50q96hc)

    What is Anynet+? (PS-42Q96HC/PS-50Q96HC) 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 48: Setting Up Anynet

    Setting Up Anynet+ The following settings are to use Anynet+ functions. Using the Anynet+ Function Press the Anynet+ button. Press the ▲ or ▼ button to select Setup, then press the ENTER/OK button. Press the ENTER/OK button to select Anynet+ (HDMI-CEC), then press the ENTER/OK button.
  • Page 49: 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 50: Listening Through A Receiver

    Listening through a Receiver You can listen to sound through a receiver instead of the TV speaker. Press the Anynet+ button. Press the ▲ or ▼ button to select Receiver, then press the ENTER/OK button. Press the ◄ or ► button to select to On, then press the ENTER/OK button.
  • Page 51: 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 52 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 53: 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 54: Setting Up Your Remote Control

    Setting Up Your Remote Control After it has been set up properly, your remote control can operate in five different modes: TV, VCR, Cable, DVD, or Set-Top Box. Pressing the corresponding button on the remote control allows you to switch between these modes, and control whichever piece of equipment you choose. ➢...
  • Page 55 English - 55...
  • Page 56 Remote Control Codes Brand Code SAMSUNG 000 001 002 003 004 005 077 078 079 ADMIRAL AIWA AKAI 004 027 032 AUDIO DYNAMICS 007 026 BELL&HOWELL BROKSONIC CANDLE 002 003 006 008 015 055 CANON 021 056 CITIZEN 002 003 006 008 015 055...
  • Page 57 003 022 027 037 044 PHILIPS 019 021 023 028 PIONEER 004 018 020 044 014 022 040 REGAL SAMSUNG SET-TOP BOX Product Code Ground wave STB 000 001 002 008 013 000 004 008 013 CABLE STB Satellite STB...
  • Page 58 SAMSUNG DVD Product Code 000 001 002 DVDR 003 004 BD Record 005 006 VCR COMBO 007 008 009 010 011 VCR Record DHR COMBO Brand Code ANAM AUDIOVOX AUDIOLOGIC ANABA APEX DIGITAL 070 071 074 086 083 084 088...
  • Page 59: How To Assemble The Stand-base (depending On The Model)

    Always store the TV upright. 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.
  • Page 60: 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 Sound (Output) Dimension (WxHxD) Body With stand Weight Body With stand Environmental Considerations Operating Temperature Operating Humidity Storage Temperature...
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  • Page 63 Correct Disposal of This Product (Waste Electrical & Electronic Equipment) (Applicable in the European Union and other European countries with separate collection systems) This marking shown on the product or its literature, indicates that it should not be disposed with other household wastes at the end of its working life.

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