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Owner's Instructions
HP-S4253
HP-S5053
This device is a Class B digital apparatus.
Register your product at www.samsung.com/global/register

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  • Page 1 Owner’s Instructions HP-S4253 HP-S5053 This device is a Class B digital apparatus. Register your product at www.samsung.com/global/register...
  • Page 2 The images displayed on them should primarily be in the wide screen 16:9 ratio format, or expanded to fill the screen if your model offers this feature and the images are constantly moving. Displaying stationary graphics and images on screen, such as the dark side-bars on nonexpanded standard format television video and programming, should be limited to no more than 5% of the total television viewing per week.
  • Page 3: User Instructions

    User Instructions Screen Image retention Do not display a still image (such as on a video game) on the plasma display panel for more than several minutes as it can cause screen image retention. This image retention is also known as “screen burn”.
  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    Connecting VHF and UHF Antennas ...20 Connecting Cable TV ...21 Connecting a VCR ...23 Connecting a Camcorder ...24 Connecting a DVD Player (480i, 480p) ...25 Connecting a DTV Receiver (480p, 720p, 1080i) ...26 Connecting to HDMI (High Definition Multimedia Interface) (480p, 720p, 1080i) ..27 Connecting a Digital TV Set-Top Box (480p, 720p, 1080i) ...28...
  • Page 5 Care and Maintenance ...135 Specifications...136 Dimensions (HP-S4253)...137 Dimensions (HP-S5053)...139 Note • The information contained in these Owner’s Instructions is subject to change without prior notice for improvement, and may vary depending on the version of the TV’s software and the regional conditions.
  • Page 7: General Information

    P L A S M A D I S P L A Y P A N E L General Information Your New Plasma Display Panel ...8 Remote Control Buttons ...11 Wall Installation Instructions ...13 How to assemble the Stand-Base...17...
  • Page 8: Your New Plasma Display Panel

    Also used to select or adjust items on the on-screen menu. ¨ CH( ) buttons Press CH or CH to change channels. Also used to move up or down in the on-screen menu. Ø ˆ (Enter) button Press to confirm a selection. Ø Power button Press to turn the TV on and off.
  • Page 9 Checking Accessories Once you have unpacked your TV, check to make sure that you have all the parts shown here. If any piece is missing or broken, call your dealer. Owner’s Instructions Warranty Card (BN68-00872A, 6801-001011) / (BN68-00991B) / Registration Card...
  • Page 10  Video Input Ô Audio Input (L, R) Headphones jack You can connect a set of headphones to your television if you wish to watch a television program without disturbing other people in the room. Note • Prolonged use of headphones at a high volume may damage your hearing.
  • Page 11: Remote Control Buttons

    Use it to switch channels. ˘ EXIT button Press to exit the menu. ¿ Up/Down/Left/Right buttons Control the cursor in the menu. ¸ SLEEP button Press to select a preset time interval for automatic shut off. (Refer to page 101) Continued...
  • Page 12 Used during set up of this Samsung remote control, so that it will work compatibly with other devices (VCR, Cable Box and DVD). Note • This is a special remote control for the visually impaired, and has Braille points on the Power, Channel and Volume buttons. Installing the Batteries in Your Remote Control...
  • Page 13: Wall Installation Instructions

    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 14: How To Assemble The Wall Mount Bracket

    • Please ask the installers to install the wall mount bracket. • Please be sure to check if the plastic hanger is completely secured on both the left and right side after hanging the SET on the wall mount bracket.
  • Page 15: How To Adjust Mounting Angle

    (shown in picture 2) to the back side of the PDP. How to Adjust Mounting Angle Note : Please secure the mounting bracket on the wall surface after setting its angle at 0° Note 1. Secure the SET to the wall mount bracket.
  • Page 16 Connecting External Devices to the PDP Note : To connect external devices such as a DVD or a Home Theater System to the PDP, Note please refer to following instructions: 1. Be sure to remove the safety pins underneath the PDP.
  • Page 17: How To Assemble The Stand-base

    (The exterior of the set may be different than the picture.) ➤ ➤ Two or more people should carry the TV. Never lay the TV on the floor because of possible damage to the screen. Always store the TV upright. Warning...
  • Page 19: Connections

    Connecting a DTV Receiver (480p, 720p, 1080i) ...26 Connecting to HDMI (High Definition Multimedia Interface) (480p, 720p, 1080i) ...27 Connecting a Digital TV Set-Top Box (480p, 720p, 1080i) ...28 Connecting a Digital Audio System ...29 Connecting to an Analog Amplifier ...30...
  • Page 20: Connecting Vhf And Uhf Antennas

    Connecting VHF and UHF Antennas Antennas with 75-ohm Round Leads If your antenna looks like this: Plug the antenna lead into the ANT 2 IN (AIR) on the TV. Use an antenna cable. (Sold Separately) it has 75-ohm round leads.
  • Page 21: Connecting Cable Tv

    Connecting Cable TV You can connect different cable systems to your TV, including cable without a Cable box, and cable with a Cable box that descrambles some or all channels. Cable without a Cable Box Plug the incoming cable into the ANT 1 IN (CABLE) on the TV.
  • Page 22 A/B switch to the “A” position for normal viewing. Set the A/B switch to the “B” position to view scrambled channels. (When you set the A/B switch to “B”, you will need to tune your Set-Top Box to the Cable box's output channel, which is usually...
  • Page 23: Connecting A Vcr

    Videotape Playback: 1. Turn on your TV. 2. Turn on your VCR, insert a videotape and press the Play button. 3. Press the SOURCE button to select “Video (AV1 or AV2)” or “S-Video (S-Video1 or S-Video2)”. Audio cable Video cable...
  • Page 24: Connecting A Camcorder

    Viewing Tapes 1. Turn on your TV. 2. Turn on your camcorder and set it to video mode. (For details, refer to your camcorder owner’s instructions.) 3. Press the SOURCE button to select “Video (AV1 or AV2)” or “S-Video (S-Video1 or S-Video2)”.
  • Page 25: Connecting A Dvd Player (480i, 480p)

    (COMPONENT1, 2) input jacks on the TV to the Y, P on the DVD player using a component cable. Connect the AUDIO L/R (COMPONENT1, 2) input jacks on the TV to the AUDIO output jacks on the DVD player using a audio cable.
  • Page 26: Connecting A Dtv Receiver (480p, 720p, 1080i)

    DVI output jacks on the DTV receiver using a component or HDMI/DVI cable. Connect the AUDIO L/R (COMPONENT1, 2 or DVI AUDIO IN) input jacks on the TV with the AUDIO output jacks on the DTV receiver using an audio cable.
  • Page 27: Connecting To Hdmi (high Definition Multimedia Interface) (480p, 720p, 1080i)

    HDMI cable How to Connect Connect the cable or antenna to the antenna input jack on the DTV. Connect the HDMI input jack on the TV with the HDMI output jack on the DTV Set-Top Box using an HDMI cable. Note •...
  • Page 28: Connecting A Digital Tv Set-top Box (480p, 720p, 1080i)

    TV Rear Panel Power cord How to Connect Connect the DVI AUDIO (L, R) input jacks on the TV with the AUDIO output jacks on the Set-Top Box using an audio cable. Note • Use analog stereo audio inputs when using the HDMI input with a device that outputs DVI instead of HDMI.
  • Page 29: Connecting A Digital Audio System

    Power cord How to Connect If your audio system has a coaxial digital audio input, connect to the “COAXIAL” output jack on the TV. If your audio system has a optical digital audio input, connect to the “OPTICAL“ output jack on the TV.
  • Page 30: Connecting To An Analog Amplifier

    You must hook them up to an amplifier. When an audio amplifier is connected to the “AUDIO OUT (AUDIO L/R)” terminals: Decrease the gain (volume) of the TV, and adjust the volume level with the Amplifier’s volume control. Optical Output & Audio Monitor Output...
  • Page 31: Operation

    P L A S M A D I S P L A Y P A N E L Operation Turning the TV On and Off...32 Viewing the Menus and Displays ...36 Memorizing the Channels ...37 Setting Up Your Remote Control ...41...
  • Page 32: Turning The Tv On And Off

    Setting the language, checking the antenna input, memorizing the channels, and setting the time. Note • The Plug & Play function operates after plugging in the TV for the first time. Press the POWER button on the remote control. The message “Menu language, Channels and Time will be set.”...
  • Page 33 • If the antenna is connected to ANT 1 IN (CABLE), select “Cable” and if it is connected to ANT 2 IN (AIR), select “Air”. • If both ANT 1 IN and ANT 2 IN are connected, select the “Air + Cable”. Select the correct signal source (STD, HRC, and IRC) by pressing the ▲...
  • Page 34 Option 1: Setting the Clock Automatically If you set “Clock Mode” to “Auto” in step 6, follow the instructions below. Press the ENTER button to select “DST”(Daylight Savings Time). Press the ▲ or ▼ button to select “No” or “Yes”, then press the ENTER button.
  • Page 35 To reset this feature... Press the MENU button. Press the ▲ or ▼ button to select “Setup”, then press the ENTER button. Press the ENTER button to select “Plug & Play”. For further details on setting up options, refer to the previous page.
  • Page 36: Viewing The Menus And Displays

    Viewing the Menus and Displays Your TV has a simple, easy-to-use menu system that appears on the TV screen. This system makes it convenient and fast to use features on the TV. Your TV also lets you display the status of many of your TV’s features.
  • Page 37: Memorizing The Channels

    Memorizing the Channels Your TV can memorize and store all of the available channels for both “off-air” (antenna) and cable channels. After the available channels are memorized, use the CH through the channels. This eliminates the need to change channels by entering the channel digits.
  • Page 38: Storing Channels In Memory

    Notes • All available DTV and analog channels are automatically stored in memory. • It takes approximately 3 to 10 minutes to memorize channels. Auto Program Select the cable system.
  • Page 39: Changing Channels

    You will not see channels that were either erased or not memorized. Directly Accessing Channels Press the number buttons to go directly to a channel. For example, to select channel 27, press “2” then “7”. When you use the number buttons, you can directly select channels that were either erased or not memorized.
  • Page 40: Freezing The Current Picture

    Using the “-” Button The “-” button is used to select stations that broadcast both a digital and analog signal. For example, for Channel 7-1 (digital), press “7”, then “-”, then “1”. For channel 7-2 (analog), press “7”, then “-”, then “2”.
  • Page 41: 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 42 Press the SET button on your TV’s remote control. Using the number buttons on your remote control, enter three digits of the cable box code listed on page 46 of this manual for your brand of cable box. Make sure you enter three digits of the code, even if the first digit is a “0”.
  • Page 43 DVD code listed on page 47 of this manual for your brand of DVD. Make sure you enter three digits of the code, even if the first digit is a “0”. (If more than one code is listed, try the first one.) Press the POWER ( ) button on the remote control.
  • Page 44 STB code listed on page 46 of this manual for your brand of STB. Make sure you enter three digits of the code, even if the first digit is a “0”. (If more than one code is listed, try the first one.) Press the POWER ( ) button on the remote control.
  • Page 45: Remote Control Codes

    003 010 011 012 013 014 015 016 007 026 DIMENSIA DYNATECH ELECTROHOME EMERSON 001 003 006 021 022 025 030 032 034 040 047 050 052 060 063 065 066 067 069 073 FISHER 018 024 028 029 048 051 061 FUNAI GENERAL ELECTRIC...
  • Page 46: Cable Box

    SET-TOP BOX Brand Code ALPHASTAR ANAM CHANNEL MASTER 018 034 CROSSDIGITAL CHAPARRAL 015 016 017 019 022 045 060 061 062 065 066 067 DIRECT TV DAEWOO DISH NETWORK SYSTEM 069 070 DISHPRO 018 024 032 DRAKE DX ANTENNA 025 069 070 071...
  • Page 47 007 008 009 010 011 VCR Record DHR COMBO Code Brand ANAM AUDIOVOX AUDIOLOGIC ANABA 070 071 074 086 083 084 088 111 112 APEX DIGITAL AIWA BROKSONIC BLAUPUNKT 122 123 B&K CURTIS MATHES CYBER HOME 065 077 078 079 082...
  • Page 48: Viewing An External Signal Source

    Press the EXIT button to exit. Notes • When you connect equipment to the TV, you can choose between the following sets of jacks: AV1, S-VIDEO1, COMPONENT1, COMPONENT2, PC, HDMI1, or HDMI2 on the TV’s rear panel and AV2 or S-VIDEO2 on the TV’s side panel.
  • Page 49: Assigning Names To External Input Mode

    Assigning Names to External input mode Press the MENU button. Press the ENTER button to select “Input”. Press the ▲ or ▼ button to select “Edit Name”, then press the ENTER button. Press the ENTER button. Press the ▲ or ▼ button to select external device, then press the ENTER button.
  • Page 51: Picture Control

    P L A S M A D I S P L A Y P A N E L Picture Control Changing the Picture Standard ...52 Customizing the Picture Settings ...53 DNIe (Digital Natural Image engine) ...55 Changing the Screen Size ...56 Viewing the Picture-in-Picture...58...
  • Page 52: 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. Press the ▲ or ▼ button to select “Picture”, then press the ENTER button. ➤ ➤ Quick way to access the picture setting: Just press “P.MODE” button on the remote control.
  • Page 53: Customizing The Picture Settings

    Customizing the Picture Settings You can use the on-screen menus to change the “Contrast”, “Brightness”, “Sharpness”, “Color”, “Tint”, and “Color Tone” according to personal preference. You can select “Standard” which automatically recalls your personalized picture settings. Press the MENU button. Press the ▲ or ▼ button to select “Picture”, then press the ENTER button.
  • Page 54 Press the ENTER button to return to “Mode”. Press the ▲ or ▼ button to select “Color Tone”, then press the ENTER button. Press the ▲ or ▼ button to select a particular option (Cool2, Cool1, Normal, Warm1, or Warm2), then press the ENTER button.
  • Page 55: Dnie (digital Natural Image Engine)

    This TV includes the DNIe function so as to provide a high visual quality. If you set DNIe to On, you can view the applied DNIe and normal pictures on the screen, for demonstration purposes. Using this function, you can view the difference in the visual quality.
  • Page 56: Changing The Screen Size

    Press the EXIT button to exit. Notes • If you watch a still image or the 4:3 (Normal) mode for a long time (over 2 hours), an image may be burned onto the screen. • View the TV in 16:9 (Wide) mode as much as possible.
  • Page 57 The screen displays in this order: 16:9, Zoom1, Zoom2, 4:3. Note • If you watch a still image or the 4:3 mode for a long time (over 2 hours), an image may be burned onto the screen. View the TV in 16:9 mode as much as possible.
  • Page 58: Viewing The Picture-in-picture

    HDMI(D) Notes • This TV has only one tuner and does not allow you to watch one TV channel in the main screen and another channel in the PIP screen. • An external component must be connected for PIP to operate.
  • Page 59: Selecting An External Signal

    Press the EXIT button to exit. Notes • The same source cannot be selected on both the main and sub screens. However, the same source can be selected on both the main and sub screens for TV. • PC is not available in PIP picture.
  • Page 60: Swapping The Contents Of The Pip And Main Image

    Press the MENU button. Press the ▲ or ▼ button to select “Picture”, then press the ENTER button. ➤ ➤ Quick way to access the Swap mode: Just press “SWAP” button on the remote control. Press the ▲ or ▼ button to select “PIP”, then press the ENTER button.
  • Page 61: Changing The Size Of The Pip Window

    Changing the Size of the PIP Window Press the MENU button. Press the ▲ or ▼ button to select “Picture”, then press the ENTER button. Press the ▲ or ▼ button to select “PIP”, then press the ENTER button. Press the ▲ or ▼ button to select “Size”, then press the ENTER button.
  • Page 62: Changing The Location Of The Pip Image

    Changing the Location of the PIP Image Press the MENU button. Press the ▲ or ▼ button to select “Picture”, then press the ENTER button. Press the ▲ or ▼ button to select “PIP”, then press the ENTER button. Press the ▲ or ▼ button to select “Position”, then press the ENTER button.
  • Page 63: Changing The Pip Channel

    Changing the PIP Channel Press the MENU button. Press the ▲ or ▼ button to select “Picture”, then press the ENTER button. ➤ ➤ Quick way to change the PIP channel: Just press the PIP “CH “CH ” button at the bottom of the remote control.
  • Page 64: Selecting The Sound Source

    Selecting the Sound Source You can use this feature to hear sound from the main or sub (PIP) picture. Press the MENU button. Press the ▲ or ▼ button to select “Sound”, then press the ENTER button. Press the ▲ or ▼ button to select “Sound Select”, then press the ENTER button.
  • Page 65: Sound Control

    Using Automatic Sound Settings ...67 Setting the TruSurround XT ...68 Choosing a Multi-Channel Sound (MTS) track - Digital...69 Choosing a Multi-Channel Sound (MTS) track - Analog ...70 Using the Auto Volume...71 Setting the On/Off Melody ...72 Selecting the Internal Mute ...73...
  • Page 66: Customizing The Sound

    Press the EXIT button to exit. Notes • If you make any changes to the equalizer settings, the sound mode is automatically switched to the custom mode. • L/R Sound Balance Adjustment To adjust the sound balance of the L/R speakers.
  • Page 67: Using Automatic Sound Settings

    Using Automatic Sound Settings Your TV has automatic sound settings (“Standard”, “Music”, “Movie”, and “Speech”) that are preset at the factory. Or, you can select “Custom,” which automatically recalls your personalized sound settings. Press the MENU button. Press the ▲ or ▼ button to select “Sound”, then press the ENTER button.
  • Page 68: 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 69: Choosing A Multi-channel Sound (mts) Track - Digital

    (English, Spanish, or French) you want, then press the ENTER button. Press the EXIT button to exit. Note • You can only select the language from among the actual languages broadcast by the broadcasting station. Sound Mode : Custom √...
  • Page 70: Choosing A Multi-channel Sound (mts) Track - Analog

    ENTER button. Press the EXIT button to exit. • Choose “Mono” for channels that are broadcasting in mono, or if you are having difficulty receiving a stereo signal. • Choose “Stereo” for channels that are broadcasting in stereo.
  • Page 71: Using The Auto Volume

    “Auto Volume” 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 72: Setting The On/off Melody

    Setting the On/Off Melody A melody sound can be set to come on when the TV is powered On or Off. Press the MENU button. Press the ▲ or ▼ button to select “Sound”, then press the ENTER button. Press the ▲ or ▼ button to select “Melody”, then press the ENTER button.
  • Page 73: Selecting The Internal Mute

    • The left/right audio outputs and digital audio outputs (Optical, Coaxial) remain enabled. • The VOL +, VOL - and Mute buttons do not operate when the Internal Mute is set to On. • When Internal Mute is On, only MTS is selectable for the Sound.
  • Page 74: Sound Reset

    Sound Reset If Game Mode is On (Refer to page 108), the Reset Sound function is activated. Selecting the Reset function after setting the equalizer resets the equalizer to the factory defaults. Press the MENU button. Press the ▲ or ▼ button to select “Sound”, then press the ENTER button.
  • Page 75: Channel Control

    P L A S M A D I S P L A Y P A N E L Channel Control Selecting the Antenna ...76 Selecting Your Favorite Channels ...77 Viewing the Channel Lists...79 Editing the Channel Lists ...80 Default List mode...82 Labeling the Channels ...83...
  • Page 76: Selecting The Antenna

    Selecting the Antenna Press the MENU button. Press the ▲ or ▼ button to select “Channel”, then press the ENTER button. ➤ ➤ Quick way to select Antenna: Just press “ANTENNA” button on the remote control. Press the ENTER button to select “Antenna”.
  • Page 77: Selecting Your Favorite Channels

    Selecting Your Favorite Channels You can store your favorite channels for each available input source (such as TV and Cable box). Then, when you press the FAV.CH button on the remote control, the TV displays only the favorite channels you previously stored, allowing you to quickly and easily find frequently watched channels.
  • Page 78 • The favorite channel list will appear. Press the EXIT button to exit. Note • Watch, Add, Delete, or Favorite setting on the channel is available in the Favorite channel list. To watch Favorite channels : Press the FAV.CH button repeatedly to jump from one favorite channel to another.
  • Page 79: Viewing The Channel Lists

    You can display a list of all channels or your favorite channels. Preset: • To use the Channel Manager function, first run Auto Program (see page 37). Press the MENU button. Press the ▲ or ▼ button to select “Channel”, then press the ENTER button.
  • Page 80: Editing The Channel Lists

    Editing the Channel Lists You can edit channels to be added or deleted. Preset: • To use the Channel Manager function, first run Auto Program (see page 37). Press the MENU button. Press the ▲ or ▼ button to select “Channel”, then press the ENTER button.
  • Page 81 Press the ▲ or ▼ button to select “Delete” if you want to delete a channel, then press the ENTER button; the mark will disappear. To select the deselected channel, select “Add” to add a channel by pressing the ▲ or ▼ button.
  • Page 82: Default List Mode

    Default List mode Press the CH MGR button on the remote control and set the channel list format for the default channels. Select the mode you want among ALL, Added, and Favorite in Default List and press CH MGR button on the remote control. The channel you set from Default List mode displays on the screen.
  • Page 83: Labeling The Channels

    Use this feature to assign an easy-to-remember label to any channel (i.e., “CBS”, “ESPN”, “PBS2”, “CNN1”, etc.) A label consists of five fields, where each field is a letter, a number or a blank. When the INFO button is pressed, the channel label will appear next to the channel number.
  • Page 84: Fine Tuning Analog Channels

    “Reset”, then press the ENTER button. Press the EXIT button to exit. Notes • Only analog TV channels can be fine tuned. • “ * ” will appear next to the name of fine-tuned channels. Channel Antenna : Air...
  • Page 85: Checking The Digital-signal Strength

    Unlike analog channels, which can vary in reception quality from “snowy” to clear, digital (HDTV) channels have either perfect reception quality or you will not receive them at all. So, unlike analog channels, you cannot fine tune a digital channel. You can, however, adjust your antenna to improve the reception of available digital channels.
  • Page 86: Lna (low Noise Amplifier)

    Press the EXIT button to exit. Notes • LNA functions only when antenna is set to AIR or CABLE. (See “Selecting the Antenna” on page 76.) • If the picture is noisy with the LNA set to On, select Off.
  • Page 87: Connecting A Pc And Operation

    P L A S M A D I S P L A Y P A N E L Connecting a PC and Operation Connecting a PC...88 Changing the Position of the Image...92 Picture Quality Adjustment ...93 Image Reset ...95...
  • Page 88: Connecting A Pc

    Audio cable Connecting a PC (15p D-SUB) to the TV Connect a PC cable between the PC Output jack on the PC and the RGB input jack (PC IN) on the TV. Connect a Audio cable between the Audio jack on the PC and the Audio input jacks (PC AUDIO IN) on the TV.
  • Page 89 Plug and Play solution eliminates complicated and time consuming setup. It allows you to install your monitor in a Plug and Play compatible system, without the usual setup hassles and confusion. Your PC system can easily identify and configure itself for use with your TV.
  • Page 90 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.) 1.
  • Page 91 • In some cases, abnormal signals (such as stripes) might appear on the TV screen when the PC power is turned off (or if the PC is disconnected). If so, press the SOURCE button on the remote control or SOURCE button on the side panel to enter a VIDEO mode. Also, make sure that the PC is connected.
  • Page 92: Changing The Position Of The Image

    Changing the Position of the Image After connecting the TV to your PC, adjust the position of the screen if it is not well-aligned. Preset: • Press the SOURCE button to select “PC.” Press the MENU button. Press the ▲ or ▼ button to select “Setup”, then press the ENTER button.
  • Page 93: Picture Quality Adjustment

    Picture Automatic Adjustment Preset: • Press the SOURCE button to select “PC”. Press the MENU button. Press the ▲ or ▼ button to select “Setup”, then press the ENTER button. Press the ▲ or ▼ button to select “PC”, then press the ENTER button.
  • Page 94 The purpose of picture quality adjustment is to remove or reduce picture noise. If the noise is not removed by fine tuning alone, then do the frequency adjustments to the utmost and fine tune again. After the noise has been reduced, re-adjust the picture so that it is aligned on the center of screen. Preset: •...
  • Page 95: Image Reset

    The Image Reset feature resets all settings to the factory defaults. Preset: • Press the SOURCE button to select “PC”. Press the MENU button. Press the ▲ or ▼ button to select “Setup”, then press the ENTER button. Press the ▲ or ▼ button to select “PC”, then press the ENTER button.
  • Page 97: Time Setting

    P L A S M A D I S P L A Y P A N E L Time Setting Setting the Clock ...98 Setting the On/Off Timer ...100 Setting the Sleep Timer ...101...
  • Page 98: Setting The Clock

    Press the EXIT button to exit. Notes • The current time will appear every time you press the INFO button. • You can set the Month, Day, Year, Hour and Minute directly by pressing the number buttons on the remote control. Setup Plug &...
  • Page 99 Option 2: Setting the Clock Automatically The Clock can be set automatically if you are receiving a digital signal. Press the MENU button. Press the ▲ or ▼ button to select “Setup”, then press the ENTER button. Press the ▲ or ▼ button to select “Time”, then press the ENTER button.
  • Page 100: Setting The On/off Timer

    Note • Auto Power Off When you set the timer “On”, the television will eventually turn off, if no controls are operated for 3 hours after the TV was turned on by the timer. This function is only available in timer “On” mode and prevents overheating or leakage, which may occur if a TV is on for too long (when you are on vacation, for example).
  • Page 101: Setting The Sleep Timer

    Setting the Sleep Timer The sleep timer automatically shuts off the TV after a preset time (from 30 to 180 minutes). Press the MENU button. Press the ▲ or ▼ button to select “Setup”, then press the ENTER button. Press the ▲ or ▼ button to select “Time”, then press the ENTER button.
  • Page 103: Function Description

    Digital Noise Reduction ...105 Selecting the Film Mode...106 Setting the Blue Screen ...107 Using Game Mode...108 Viewing Closed Captions (On-Screen Text Messages) - Analog...109 Viewing Closed Captions (On-Screen Text Messages) - Digital...110 Menu Transparency Level ...112 Using the Energy Saving feature ...113 Preventing Screen Burn-in ...114...
  • Page 104: Selecting A Menu Language

    Selecting a Menu Language Press the MENU button. Press the ▲ or ▼ button to select “Setup”, then press the ENTER button. Press the ▲ or ▼ button to select “Language”, then press the ENTER button. Press the ▲ or ▼ button to select the appropriate language: “English”, “Spanish”, or “French”.
  • Page 105: Digital Noise Reduction

    Digital Noise Reduction If the broadcast signal received by your TV is weak, you can activate the Digital Noise Reduction feature to help reduce any static and ghosting that may appear on the screen. Press the MENU button. Press the ▲ or ▼ button to select “Picture”, then press the ENTER button.
  • Page 106: Selecting The Film Mode

    Selecting the Film Mode Automatically senses and processes film signals from all sources and adjusts the picture for optimum quality. Press the MENU button. Press the ▲ or ▼ button to select “Picture”, then press the ENTER button. Press the ▲ or ▼ button to select “Film Mode”, then press the ENTER button.
  • Page 107: Setting The Blue Screen

    Setting the Blue Screen If no signal is being received or the signal is very weak, a blue screen automatically replaces the noisy picture background. If you wish to continue viewing the poor picture, you must set the “Blue Screen“ mode to “Off“.
  • Page 108: Using Game Mode

    Notes • Game Mode is not available in TV mode. • If the picture is poor when external device is connected to TV, check if Game Mode is On. Set Game Mode to Off and connect external devices. or Xbox...
  • Page 109: Viewing Closed Captions (on-screen Text Messages) - Analog

    Viewing Closed Captions (On-Screen Text Messages) - Analog The Analog Caption function operates in either analog RF channel mode or external signal mode. Press the Menu button. Press the ▲ or ▼ button to select “Setup”, then press the ENTER button.
  • Page 110: Viewing Closed Captions (on-screen Text Messages) - Digital

    Text Messages) - Digital The Digital Captions function operates on digital channels. Press the MENU button. Press the ▲ or ▼ button to select “Setup”, then press the ENTER button. Press the ▲ or ▼ button to select “Caption”, then press the ENTER button.
  • Page 111 This option consists of “Default”, “Small”, “Standard”, and “Large”. The default is “Standard”. • Font Style This option consists of “Default”, “Style 0 ~ Style 7”. You can change the font you want. The default is “Style 0”. • Foreground Color This option consists of “Default”, “White”, “Black”, “Red”, “Green”, “Blue”, “Yellow”, “Magenta”,...
  • Page 112: Menu Transparency Level

    Menu Transparency Level Adjusts the transparency of the menu screen. Press the MENU button. Press the ▲ or ▼ button to select “Setup”, then press the ENTER button. Press the ▲ or ▼ button to select “Menu Transparency”, then press the ENTER button.
  • Page 113: Using The Energy Saving Feature

    Using the Energy Saving Feature This feature adjusts the screen brightness automatically depending on the surrounding lighting conditions. Press the MENU button. Press the ▲ or ▼ button to select “Setup”, then press the ENTER button. ➤ ➤ Quick way to select Energy Saving: Just press “E.SAVING” button on the remote control.
  • Page 114: 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 115: Reducing The Effects Of Screen Burn

    Reducing the Effects of Screen Burn If screen burn has occurred, you can select a white screen or signal pattern (rolling screen) to help remove screen burn artifacts. Press the MENU button. Press the ▲ or ▼ button to select “Setup”, then press the ENTER button.
  • Page 116: Setting The Function Help

    ENTER button. Press the ▲ or ▼ button to select “Function Help”, then press the ENTER button. Press the ▲ or ▼ button to select “Off” or “On”, then press the ENTER button. Press the EXIT button to exit.
  • Page 117: Setting The Blue Eye

    Setting the Blue Eye You can set the power of Blue LED to be on. If the power is off when Blue Eye is off, the Blue LED goes off after 5 seconds. This will save power and reduce eye fatigue.
  • Page 118: Using The V-chip (for Usa)

    Using the V-Chip (for USA) The V-Chip feature automatically locks out programs that are deemed inappropriate for children. The user must enter a PIN (personal ID number) before any of the V-Chip restrictions are set up or changed. Notes : When the V-chip feature is activated, the PIP features do not function.
  • Page 119 How to Enable/Disable the V-Chip Press the MENU button. Press the ▲ or ▼ button to select “Setup”, then press the ENTER button. Press the ▲ or ▼ button to select “V-Chip”, then press the ENTER button. The message “Enter PIN” will appear.
  • Page 120 First, set up a personal identification number (PIN), and enable the V-Chip. (See previous section.) Parental restrictions can be set up using either of two methods: The TV guidelines or the MPAA rating. Press the MENU button. Press the ▲ or ▼ button to select “Setup”, then press the ENTER button.
  • Page 121 While “ ” is selected, press the ENTER button to go to a sub rating. Press ENTER to block the sub rating. To select a different TV-Rating, press the ▲ or ▼ button and then repeat the process. Note: The V-chip will automatically block certain categories that are “More restrictive”.
  • Page 122 The MPAA rating system uses the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) system, and its main application is for movies. When the V-Chip lock is on, the TV will automatically block any programs that are coded with objectionable ratings (either MPAA or TV-Ratings).
  • Page 123 How to Reset the TV after the V-Chip Blocks a Channel (“Emergency Escape”) If the TV is tuned to a restricted channel, the V-Chip will block it. The screen will go blank and the following message will appear: Enter your PIN.
  • Page 124: Using The V-chip (for Canada)

    Using the V-Chip (for Canada) The V-Chip feature automatically locks out programs that are deemed inappropriate for children. The user must enter a PIN (personal ID number) before any of the V-Chip restrictions are set up or changed. Notes : When the V-chip feature is activated, the PIP features do not function.
  • Page 125 How to Enable/Disable the V-Chip Press the MENU button. Press the ▲ or ▼ button to select “Setup”, then press the ENTER button. Press the ▲ or ▼ button to select “V-Chip”, then press the ENTER button. The message “Enter PIN” will appear.
  • Page 126 First, set up a personal identification number (PIN), and enable the V-Chip. (See previous section.) Parental restrictions can be set up using either of two methods: The TV guidelines or the MPAA rating. Press the MENU button. Press the ▲ or ▼ button to select “Setup”, then press the ENTER button.
  • Page 127 While “ ” is selected, press the ENTER button to go to a sub rating. Press ENTER to block the sub rating. To select a different TV-Rating, press the ▲ or ▼ button and then repeat the process. Note: The V-chip will automatically block certain categories that are “More restrictive”.
  • Page 128 The MPAA rating system uses the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) system, and its main application is for movies. When the V-Chip lock is on, the TV will automatically block any programs that are coded with objectionable ratings (either MPAA or TV-Ratings).
  • Page 129 How to Set up Restrictions using “Canadian English”: E, C, C8+, G, PG, 14+, 18+ First, set up a personal identification number (PIN), and enable the V-Chip. (refer to page 125) Press the MENU button. Press the ▲ or ▼ button to select “Setup”, then press the ENTER button.
  • Page 130 How to Set up Restrictions using “Canadian French”: E, G, 8 ans +, 13 ans +, 16 ans +, 18 ans + First, set up a personal identification number (PIN), and enable the V-Chip. (refer to page 125) Press the MENU button. Press the ▲ or ▼ button to select “Setup”, then press the ENTER button.
  • Page 131 How to Reset the TV after the V-Chip Blocks a Channel (“Emergency Escape”) If the TV is tuned to a restricted channel, the V-Chip will block it. The screen will go blank and the following message will appear: Enter your PIN.
  • Page 133: Appendix

    P L A S M A D I S P L A Y P A N E L Appendix Troubleshooting...134 Care and Maintenance ...135 Specifications ...136 Dimensions (HP-S4253) ...137 Dimensions (HP-S5053) ...139...
  • Page 134: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting If the TV seems to have a problem, first try this list of possible problems and solutions. If none of these troubleshooting tips apply, then call your nearest service center. Problem Poor picture. No picture or sound. Poor sound quality.
  • Page 135: Care And Maintenance

    • Do not put heavy objects on top of the cabinet. Temperature • If your TV is suddenly moved from a cold to a warm place, unplug the power cord for at least two hours so that moisture that may have formed inside the unit can dry completely.
  • Page 136: Specifications

    Specifications Exterior design and product specifications are subject to change without prior notice to improve the performance of this product. Model 41.5 (W) x 28 (H) x 3.8 (D) inches (Without Stand) Dimensions Display 41.5 (W) x 29.8 (H) x 13.4 (D) inches (With Stand) 34.2 kg / 75.4 lbs (Without Stand)
  • Page 137: Dimensions (hp-s4253)

    Dimensions (HP-S4253) TOP VIEW JACK PANEL DETAIL 2 1/4"H x 18 3/4"W @ 5 3/4" UP FROM BOTTOM FRONT VIEW...
  • Page 138 SIDE VIEW REAR VIEW...
  • Page 139: Dimensions (hp-s5053)

    Dimensions (HP-S5053) TOP VIEW JACK PANEL DETAIL 2 1/4"H x 18 3/4"W @ 5 3/4" UP FROM BOTTOM FRONT VIEW...
  • Page 140 SIDE VIEW REAR VIEW...
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  • Page 144 Contact SAMSUNG WORLD-WIDE If you have any questions or comments relating to Samsung products, please contact the SAMSUNG customer care center. Country Customer Care Center CANADA 1-800-SAMSUNG (7267864) U.S.A 1-800-SAMSUNG (7267864) Web Site Samsung Electronics Canada Inc., Customer Service 55 Standish Court Mississauga, Ontario L5R 4B2 Canada www.samsung.com/ca...

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