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Samsung PS-42P5H Owner's Instructions Manual

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PDP-TELEVISION
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D
P
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LASMA
ISPLAY
ANEL
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)
Colour Weakness Enhancement Mode
My Colour Control
TELETEXT
(Option)
SRS TruSurroundXT
Digital Natural Image engine
This device is a Class B digital apparatus.
Register your product at www.samsung.com/global/register

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  • Page 1 ON-SCREEN MENUS Picture In Picture (PIP) Colour Weakness Enhancement Mode My Colour Control TELETEXT (Option) SRS TruSurroundXT Digital Natural Image engine This device is a Class B digital apparatus. Register your product at www.samsung.com/global/register...
  • Page 2: User Instructions

    User Instructions ◆ Screen Image retention Do not display a still image (such as on a video game or when hooking up a PC to this PDP) on the plasma monitor panel for more than 2 hours as it can cause screen image retention. This image retention is also known as “screen burn”.
  • Page 3: Checking Parts

    Checking Parts Sold Separately HDMI Cable S-VIDEO Cable Antenna Cable Owner’s Instructions Remote Control/ AAA Batteries Component Cables PC Cable (RCA) Power Cord Scart Cable PC Audio Cable HDMI/DVI Cable English - 3...
  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    ◆ F OREWORD User Instructions... ■ ◆ C ONNECTING AND REPARING Control Panel... ■ Infrared Remote Control ... ■ Inserting the Batteries in the Remote Control... ■ Assembling the Stand-Base ... ■ Installing the Display on the Wall Attachment Panel ... ■...
  • Page 5: Your

    Contents ◆ U SING ISPLAY (continued) Customizing the Sound Settings ... ■ Adjusting the Volume Automatically ... ■ Setting the TruSurround XT... ■ Selecting the Internal Mute... ■ Setting the Melody Sound ... ■ Selecting the Sound Mode (depending on the model) ... ■...
  • Page 6: Control Panel

    Control Panel ➢ Front of the TV Speaker a) SOURCE button Select the external input source. b) MENU button Display the on-screen menu. -) buttons Adjust the volume. d) C/P. ) buttons Select channels. ➢ ◆ You can use the C/P. depending on the model.
  • Page 7: Rear Panel

    Control Panel (continued) ➢ The actual configuration of your TV may be different, depending on your model. Rear Panel a) HDMI/DVI IN Connect to the HDMI jack of a device with HDMI output. These inputs can also be used as a DVI connection with separate analog audio inputs.
  • Page 8: Infrared Remote Control

    Infrared Remote Control TURNS THE TV ON AND OFF PICTURE EFFECT SELECTION SOUND EFFECT SELECTION/ TELETEXT CANCEL AUTOMATIC SWITCH-OFF/ TELETEXT SIZE SELECTION VOLUME INCREASE TEMPORARY SOUND SWITCH-OFF VOLUME DECREASE TELETEXT DISPLAY/ MIX BOTH TELETEXT INFORMATION AND THE NORMAL BROADCAST MENU DISPLAY/ TELETEXT INDEX MOVE TO THE REQUIRED MENU OPTION/...
  • Page 9: Inserting The Batteries In The Remote Control

    Inserting the Batteries in the Remote Control You must insert or replace the batteries in the remote control when you: ◆ Purchase the television ◆ Find that the remote control is no longer operating correctly Remove the cover on the rear of the remote control by pressing the symbol ( ) downwards and then pulling firmly to remove it.
  • Page 10: Installing The Display On The Wall Attachment Panel

    Installation Notes ◆ Contact a technician for installing the wall bracket. ◆ Samsung Electronics is not responsible for any damages to the product or harm to customers when the installation is done by the customer. ◆ This product is for installing on cement walls. The product may not stay in place when installed on plaster or wood.
  • Page 11 Installing the Display on the Wall Attachment Panel To mount the product on the wall bracket ◆ The shape of the product may vary depending on the model. (The assemblies of the plastic hanger and the screw are the same) Remove the 4 screws on the back of the product.
  • Page 12: Connecting To An Aerial Or Cable Television Network

    (You must not use another general purpose cable. Use the 3M/5M/7M cable supplied by Samsung.) In order to watch television programmes broadcast via a satellite network, you must connect a satellite receiver to the rear of TV. Also, in order to descramble a coded transmission signal, you must connect a decoder to the rear of TV.
  • Page 13: Switching Your Television On And Off

    Switching Your Television On and Off The mains lead is attached to the rear of your television. Plug the mains lead into an appropriate socket. Result: The Standby indicator on the front of the television lights up. ➢ The main voltage is indicated on the rear of the television and the frequency is 50 or 60Hz.
  • Page 14: Familiarizing Yourself With The Remote Control

    Familiarizing Yourself with the Remote Control The remote control is used mainly to: The following table presents the most frequently used buttons and their functions. Button MUTE MENU EXIT/TV PRE-CH English - 14 ◆ Change channels and adjust the volume. ◆...
  • Page 15: 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 ( on the remote control. Result: The message to start Plug &...
  • Page 16: Choosing Your Language

    Plug & Play Feature Setup Plug & Play Language : English Time Child Lock Blue Screen : Off Melody : Off Colour Weakness : Off More Move Enter Return Choosing Your Language Setup Plug & Play Language : English Time Child Lock Blue Screen : Off...
  • Page 17: Storing Channels Automatically

    Storing Channels Automatically You can scan for the frequency ranges available to you (availability depends on your country). Automatically allocated programme numbers may not correspond to actual or desired programme numbers. However you can sort numbers manually and clear any channels you do not wish to watch.
  • Page 18: Storing Channels Manually

    Storing Channels Manually Channel Country : Belgium Auto Store Manual Store Add/Delete Sort Name Fine Tune : Off Move Enter Return Manual Store Programme Colour System : AUTO Sound System : BG Channel Search : 175 MHz Store Move Enter Return Manual Store Programme...
  • Page 19 Storing Channels Manually If you know the number of the channel to be stored, see the following steps. ◆ Press the … or † button to select Channel. Press the ENTER ( ) button. ◆ Press the … or † button to select C (Air channel) or S (Cable channel).
  • Page 20: Skipping Unwanted Channels

    Skipping Unwanted Channels Channel Country : Belgium Auto Store Manual Store Add/Delete Sort Name Fine Tune : Off Move Enter Return Add/Delete P 1 Not in Memory Change Enter Return Add/Delete P 1 In Memory Delete Change Enter Return English - 20 You can exclude the channels of your choice from the channel scan operation.
  • Page 21: Sorting The Stored Channels

    Sorting the Stored Channels This operation allows you to change the programme numbers of stored channels. This operation may be necessary after using auto store. Press the MENU ( ) button. Result: The main menu is displayed. Press the … or † button to select Channel. Result: The Channel menu is displayed.
  • Page 22: Assigning Names To Channels

    Assigning Names to Channels Channel Country : Belgium Auto Store Manual Store Add/Delete Sort Name Fine Tune : Off Move Enter Return Name Prog. Channel Name C -- ----- ----- ----- C 19 ----- C 25 ----- C 26 Move Enter Return Name...
  • Page 23: Locking The Channel

    Locking the Channel This feature allows you to prevent unauthorized users, such as children, from watching unsuitable programmes by muting out video and audio. Child Lock cannot be released using front panel buttons. Only remote control can release the Child Lock setting, so keep the remote control away from children.
  • Page 24: Using The Lna (low Noise Amplifier) Feature

    Using the LNA (Low Noise Amplifier) Feature Channel Country : Belgium Auto Store Manual Store Add/Delete Sort Name Fine Tune : Off Move Enter Return Channel Country : Belgium Auto Store Manual Store Add/Delete Sort Name Fine Tune Move Enter Return English - 24 This function is very useful in the situation that the TV is used in weak...
  • Page 25: 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 26: Displaying Information

    Displaying Information Mono Picture : Dynamic Sound : Custom SRS TSXT : Off 12:00 Changing the Picture Standard Picture Mode : Dynamic Size : Auto Wide Digital NR : On DNIe Demo : Off My Colour Control Energy Saving : Standard Move Enter Return...
  • Page 27: 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. Result: The main menu is displayed. Press the … or † button to select Picture. Result: The Picture menu is displayed.
  • Page 28: Setting The Picture (pc Mode)

    Setting the Picture Setup Plug & Play Language : English Time Child Lock Blue Screen : Off Melody : Off Colour Weakness : Off More Move Enter Return Image Lock Position Auto adjustment Image Reset Move Enter Return Image Lock Coarse Fine Move...
  • Page 29 Setting the Picture ➢ Preset to the PC mode by pressing the SOURCE ( Press the … or † button to select Auto adjustment. Press the ENTER ( ) button. Result: The screen quality and position are automatically reset. The settings are all finished, and the TV will automatically return to the previous picture.
  • Page 30: Selecting The Picture Size

    Selecting the Picture Size Picture Mode : Dynamic Size : Auto Wide Digital NR : On DNIe Demo : Off My Colour Control Energy Saving : Standard Move Enter Return Size Auto Wide Wide Wide 4:3 Panorama Zoom Move Enter Return PC to HDMI Mode Size...
  • Page 31: Viewing The Dnie Demonstration

    Viewing the DNIe Demonstration This TV includes the DNIe function so as to provide a high visual quality. If you set DNIe Demo to On, you can view an applied DNIe and a normal picture on the screen, for demonstration purposes. Using this function, you can view the difference in the visual quality.
  • Page 32: Setting The My Colour Control (easy Control)

    Setting the My Colour Control (Easy Control) Picture Mode : Dynamic Size : Auto Wide Digital NR : On DNIe Demo : Off My Colour Control Energy Saving : Standard Move Enter Return My Colour Control Easy Control : Custom Detail Control Move Enter...
  • Page 33: Setting The My Colour Control (detail Control)

    Setting the My Colour Control (Detail Control) This setting can be adjusted to suit your personal preferences. Press the MENU ( ) button. Result: The main menu is displayed. Press the … or † button to select Picture. Result: The Picture menu is displayed. Press the ENTER ( ) button.
  • Page 34: Setting The Blue Screen

    Setting the Blue Screen Setup Plug & Play Language : English Time Child Lock Blue Screen : Off Melody : Off Colour Weakness : Off More Move Enter Return Setup Plug & Play Language : English Time Child Lock Blue Screen Melody : Off Colour Weakness : Off...
  • Page 35: Using The Colour Weakness Enhancement Feature

    Using the Colour Weakness Enhancement Feature This feature adjusts the red, green, or blue colour to enhance the picture according to the user's particular colour weakness. Press the MENU ( ) button. Result: The main menu is displayed. Press the … or † button to select Setup. Result: The Setup menu is displayed.
  • Page 36: Using The Energy Saving Feature

    Using the Energy Saving Feature Picture Mode : Dynamic Size : Auto Wide Digital NR : On DNIe Demo : Off My Colour Control Energy Saving : Standard Move Enter Return Picture Mode : Dynamic Size : Auto Wide Digital NR : On DNIe Demo : Off...
  • Page 37: Viewing The Picture In Picture (pip)

    Viewing the Picture in Picture (PIP) You can display a sub picture within the main picture of a TV program or external A/V devices. In this way you can watch TV program or monitor the video input from any connected devices while watching TV or other video input.
  • Page 38 Viewing the Picture in Picture (PIP) : On Source : TV Swap Size Position Programme Move Enter Return : On Source : TV Swap Size Position Programme Move Enter Return English - 38 (continued) Press the … or † button to select Position. Press the ENTER ( ) button.
  • Page 39 Viewing the Picture in Picture (PIP) Easy functions of the remote control. Buttons Feature Used to activate or deactivate the PIP function directly. SWAP Used to interchange the main picture and the sub picture. ➢ When the main picture is in the Video mode and the sub picture is in the TV mode, you might not hear the sound of main picture when pressing the SWAP (...
  • Page 40: Using The Digital Nr (noise Reduction) Feature

    Using the Digital NR (Noise Reduction) Feature Picture Mode : Dynamic Size : Auto Wide Digital NR : On DNIe Demo : Off My Colour Control Energy Saving : Standard Move Enter Return Picture Mode : Dynamic Size : Auto Wide Digital NR DNIe Demo : Off...
  • Page 41: Preventing Screen Burn-in

    Preventing Screen Burn-in 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 42: Reducing The Effects Of Screen Burn

    Reducing the Effects of Screen Burn Setup Plug & Play Language : English Time Child Lock Blue Screen : Off Melody : Off Colour Weakness : Off More Move Enter Return Screen Burn Protection Pixel Shift All White Signal Pattern Move Enter Return...
  • Page 43: Changing The Sound Standard

    Changing the Sound Standard You can select the type of special sound effect to be used when watching a given broadcast. Press the MENU ( ) button. Result: The main menu is displayed. Press the ▲ or ▼ button to select Sound. Result: The Sound menu is displayed.
  • Page 44: Customizing The Sound Settings

    Customizing the Sound Settings Sound Mode : Custom Equalizer SRS TSXT : Off Auto Volume : Off Internal Mute : Off Move Enter Return Equalizer Balance Move Adjust Return Adjusting the Volume Automatically Sound Mode : Custom Equalizer SRS TSXT : Off Auto Volume : Off...
  • Page 45: Setting The Trusurround Xt

    Setting the TruSurround XT 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 46: Selecting The Internal Mute

    Selecting the Internal Mute Sound Mode : Custom Equalizer SRS TSXT : Off Auto Volume : Off Internal Mute : Off Move Enter Return Sound Mode : Custom Equalizer SRS TSXT : Off Auto Volume : Off Internal Mute Move Enter Return Setting the Melody Sound...
  • Page 47: 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 +...
  • Page 48: Setting And Displaying The Current Time

    Setting and Displaying the Current Time Setup Plug & Play Language : English Time Child Lock Blue Screen : Off Melody : Off Colour Weakness : Off More Move Enter Return Time Clock Set 12 : 00 Sleep Timer : Off On Timer 00 : 00 Off Off Timer...
  • Page 49: Setting The Sleep Timer

    Setting the Sleep Timer You can select a time period of between 30 and 180 minutes after which the television automatically switches to Standby mode. Press the MENU ( ) button. Result: The main menu is displayed. Press the … or † button to select Setup. Result: The Setup menu is displayed.
  • Page 50: Switching The Television On And Off Automatically

    Switching the Television On and Off Automatically Setup Plug & Play Language : English Time Child Lock Blue Screen : Off Melody : Off Colour Weakness : Off More Move Enter Return Time Clock Set 12 : 00 Sleep Timer : Off On Timer 00 : 00 Off...
  • Page 51 Switching the Television On and Off Automatically Press the … or † button to select Off Timer. Press the ENTER ( ) button. Result: The Off Timer menu is displayed. Select Hour or Minute by pressing the œ or √ button. Set these by pressing the …...
  • Page 52: Viewing An External Signal Source

    Viewing an External Signal Source Input Source List : TV Edit Name Move Enter Return Source List Ext.1 : - - - - Ext.2 : - - - - : - - - - S-Video : - - - - Component : - - - - : - - - -...
  • Page 53: Redirecting An Input To The External Output

    Redirecting an Input to the External Output Your television enables you to choose which audio/video signals are output to the external connector. Press the MENU ( ) button. Result: The main menu is displayed. Press the … or † button to select Setup. Result: The Setup menu is displayed.
  • Page 54: Teletext Feature

    Teletext Feature Most television channels provide written information services via teletext. Information provided includes: The teletext pages are organized according to six categories: English - 54 ◆ Television programme times ◆ News bulletins and weather forecasts ◆ Sports results ◆ Travel information Part Contents Selected page number.
  • Page 55: Displaying The Teletext Information

    Displaying the Teletext Information You can display Teletext information at any time on your television. ☛ For Teletext information to be displayed correctly, channel reception must be stable; otherwise: ◆ Information may be missing ◆ Some pages may not be displayed Select the channel providing the Teletext service by pressing the button.
  • Page 56: Selecting Display Options

    Selecting Display Options When you have displayed a Teletext page, you can select various options to suit your requirements. To display... ◆ Hidden text ◆ The normal screen ◆ A secondary page ◆ The broadcast when searching for a page ◆...
  • Page 57: Selecting A Teletext Page

    Selecting a Teletext Page You can enter the page number directly by pressing the numeric buttons on the remote control. Enter the three-digit page number given in the content by pressing the corresponding numeric buttons. Result: The current page counter is incremented and the page is then displayed.
  • Page 58: Connecting To External Input/output

    Connecting to External Input/Output “EXT 1” is used for the equipment with an RGB output, such as video game devices or video disc players. Rear of the TV ① This end can be fitted with: ◆ A SCART connector ◆ An S-Video connector and two audio RCA connectors (L+R); EXT 2 ◆...
  • Page 59: Connecting To The Av Output

    Connecting to the AV Output “AV OUT” are used for the equipment with an RGB output, such as video game devices or video disc players. Rear of the TV ① This end can be fitted with: ◆ Three RCA connectors (VIDEO + AUDIO L/R) ②...
  • Page 60: Connecting To The Rca Input

    Connecting to the RCA Input ➢ The RCA (VIDEO + AUDIO L /R) connectors are used for equipment, such as camcorders, video disc players, and some video game devices. Rear of the TV ➢ Please be sure to match the colour coded input terminals and cable jacks. Connecting to the S-Video Input ➢...
  • Page 61: Connecting To The Component Input

    Connecting to the Component Input Rear of the TV ① ➢ Please be sure to match the colour coded input terminals and cable jacks. Connecting to the PC Input ➢ The “PC IN” (video) and “AUDIO” connectors are used for interfacing with your PC. Rear of the TV The COMPONENT IN connectors are used for equipment with a DVD or DTV receiver...
  • Page 62: Connecting To The Hdmi Input

    Connecting to the HDMI Input ➢ The “HDMI/DVI IN” connector is used for equipment with an HDMI out. Rear of the TV Connecting to the HDMI/DVI Compatible ➢ The “HDMI/DVI IN” connector is used for equipment with a DVI out. Rear of the TV English - 62 DTV Set-Top Box...
  • Page 63: Connecting Home Theater System

    Connecting Home Theater System Use the “AV OUT” ports of the PDP for Home Theater System Connections. Rear of the TV ① ② DVD Home Theater ➢ Please be sure to match the colour coded input terminals and cable jacks. ☛...
  • Page 64: Setting Up Your Pc Software (windows Only)

    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.) English - 64 Right click the mouse on the Windows Desktop, then click on Properties.
  • Page 65: 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: Resolution Video Signal (Dot X Line) 640 x 350 720 x 400 640 x 480 IBM PC / AT...
  • Page 66: Programming The Remote Control For Other Components

    Your TV comes equipped with a universal remote control. In addition to controlling the TV, the universal remote control can also operate a VCR, Cable box, DVD, and some Samsung Set-top boxes (even if your VCR, Cable box and DVD are made by manufacturers other than Samsung).
  • Page 67: Vcr Remote Control Codes

    Programming the Remote Control for Other Components (continued) VCR Remote Control Codes Cable Box (CATV) Remote Control Codes DVD Remote Control Codes English - 67...
  • Page 68: Troubleshooting: Before Contacting Service Personnel

    Troubleshooting: Before contacting 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 Normal picture but no sound...
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  • Page 72 - AFTER SALES SERVICE - Do not hesitate to contact your retailer or service agent if a change in the performance of your product indicates that a faulty condition may be present. 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,...

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