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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 BN68-01417D-02 Plasma TV...
  • Page 2: User Instructions

    Failure to do so may cause a serious damage to your set. 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.) ©...
  • 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 ... 8 Operation  Switching Your Television On and Off ... 9 ...
  • Page 4: Checking Parts

    Checking Parts Owner’s Instructions Remote Control/ AAA Batteries Registration Card Cover-Bottom / Screws (2ea) (Refer to page 38) Antenna Cable Component Cables Scart Cable ➢ Ferrite Core (Power Cord, S-Video) The ferrite cores are used to shield the cables from interference. When connecting a cable, open the ferrite core and clip it around the cable near the plug.
  • Page 5: Control Panel

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

    Connection Panel 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. ...
  • Page 7 7 HDMI IN 1, − No additional Audio connection is needed for an HDMI to HDMI connection. − When using an HDMI/DVI cable connection, you must use the HDMI IN 2 jack. ➢ What is HDMI? - “High Definition Multimedia interface” allows the transmission of high definition digital video data and multiple channels of digital audio.
  • Page 8: Viewing The Remote Control

    ) Returns to the previous menu a Exit the on-screen menu b Picture size selection c Use this when connecting a SAMSUNG DMA (Digital Media Adapter) device through an HDMI interface and switching to DMA mode.(The DMA button is optional.)
  • Page 9: 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.  Do not mix battery types, i.e.
  • Page 10: 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 you accidentally select the wrong country for your TV, the characters on the screen may be wrongly displayed. If the television is in standby mode, press the POWER button on the remote control.
  • Page 11 Press the ENTER button to start search the channels. The channel search will start and end automatically. After all the available channels are stored, Clock Set menu is automatically displayed. Press the ENTER button. Press the ◄ or ► button to select Month, Day, Year, Hour, or Minute.
  • Page 12: Using The Tools Button

    Using the TOOLS Button You can use the TOOLS button to select your frequently used functions quickly and easily. The “Tools” menu changes depending on which external input mode you are viewing. Press the TOOLS button. The Tools menu will appear. Press the ▲...
  • Page 13: 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 button. Press the ▲ or ▼ button to select Edit Name, then press the ENTER button.
  • Page 14: Storing Channels Manually

    Storing Channels Manually 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.  The programme number of each stored channel which you wish to identify.
  • Page 15: Adding / Locking Channels

    Adding / Locking Channels 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 button. Press the ▲ or ▼ button to select Channel Manager, then press the ENTER button.
  • Page 16: Sorting The Stored Channels

    Sorting the Stored Channels 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 ▲ or ▼ button to select Channel, then press the ENTER button.
  • Page 17: 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 18: 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 button to select Picture. Press the ENTER button again to select Mode. Select the required mode by pressing the ▲...
  • Page 19: 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 button to select Picture. Press the ▲ or ▼ button to select Detailed Settings, then press the ENTER button. Select the required option by pressing the ▲...
  • Page 20: Picture Options

    Picture Options You can set detailed picture settings. Press the MENU button to display the menu. Press the ENTER button to select Picture. Press the ▲ or ▼ button to select Picture Options, then press the ENTER button. Select the required option by pressing the ▲ or ▼ button, then press the ENTER button.
  • Page 21: Screen Burn Protection

     Screen Mode: 1:/Wide Zoom/Zoom/4: When setting the picture size to Auto Wide in a 16:9 wide TV, you can determine the picture size you want to see the 4:3 WSS (Wide Screen Service) image or nothing. Each individual European country requires different picture size so this function is intended for users to select it.
  • Page 22: Resetting The Picture Settings To The Factory Defaults

    ➢ Optimum condition for pixel shift; Horizontal Dot Vertical Line Time (minute) ➢ T he Pixel Shift value may differ depending on the monitor size (inches) and mode. ➢ T his function is not available in the Just Scan mode. −...
  • 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 button. Select the required option by pressing the ▲ or ▼ button, then press the ENTER button. Available options: Mode, Equalizer, SRS TS XT, Auto Volume, TV Speaker, Select Sound When you are satisfied with your setting, press the ENTER...
  • 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. Easy Setting Press the TOOLS button on the remote control. Press the ▲...
  • 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 button. Press the ▲ or ▼ button to select Time, then press the ENTER button. Select the required option by pressing the ▲ or ▼ button, then press the ENTER button.
  • Page 26: Language / Melody / Light Effect / Entertainment / Energy Saving/ Pip

    Language / Melody / Light Effect / Entertainment / Energy Saving / PIP Press the MENU button to display the menu. Press the ▲ or ▼ button to select Setup, then press the ENTER button. Select the required option by pressing the ▲ or ▼ button, then press the ENTER button.
  • Page 27: 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 28: 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: D-Sub Input Horizontal Mode Resolution Frequency (kHz) 640 x 350 31.469 720 x 400 31.469...
  • Page 29: 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 Picture, then press the ENTER button. Select the required option by pressing the ▲ or ▼ button, then press the ENTER button.
  • Page 30: What Is Anynet

    What is Anynet + ? 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 31: Setting Up Anynet

    Setting Up Anynet + The following settings are to use Anynet + functions. Using the Anynet + Function Press the MENU button to display the menu. Press the ▲ or ▼ button to select Input, then press the ENTER button. Press the ▲...
  • Page 32: 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 33: Listening Through A Receiver

    Listening through a Receiver You can listen to sound through a receiver instead of the TV speaker. Press the MENU button to display the menu. Press the ▲ or ▼ button to select Input, then press the ENTER button. Press the ▲ or ▼ button to select Anynet + (HDMI-CEC), then press the ENTER button.
  • Page 34: 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 35 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: Entering the page number ...
  • Page 36: 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 37: Wall- Mount Adjustment (sold Separately)

    Wall- mount adjustment (Sold separately) Once the auto wall mount is installed, the position of your TV can be easily adjusted. Rear Panel Serial Cable(1P to 1P)(Not supplied) Entering the menu Press the ▲, ▼, ◄ or ► button on your remote control. ➢...
  • Page 38: Preparing Before Installing Wall- Mount On The Wall

    Install Wall Mount with the torque range of 15kgf·cm or less. Make sure that parts can be damaged if the torque is out of the specified range. Accessory Kit contains Holder–Ring [①] for installing other company’s Wall-Mount on Samsung TV. (Case B)
  • Page 39: Securing The Tv To The Wall

    Securing the TV to the Wall Pulling, pushing, or climbing on the TV may cause the TV to fall. In particular, ensure your children do not hang over or destabilize the TV; doing so may cause the TV to tip over, causing serious injuries or death.
  • Page 40: 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 Check that the mains lead has been connected to a wall socket.
  • Page 41: 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...
  • Page 42 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 43: Warranty Card

    LETTER E OR BY THE EARTH SYMBOL Warranty Card This Samsung product is warranted for a period of twelve (12) months from the original date of purchase, against defective materials and workmanship. In the event that warranty service is required, you should return the product to the retailer from whom it was purchased.
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  • Page 45 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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