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  • Page 1 Register your product and get support at EN User Manual 46PFL76x5H 42PFL76x5C 42PFL76x5H 40PFL76x5H 37PFL76x5H 37PFL75x5H 32PFL76x5C 32PFL76x5H 32PFL74x5H...
  • Page 2: Contact Information

    South: 1 800 7445477 North: 0 800 331 6015 Italia 800 088774 Numero Verde Қазақстан +7 727 250 66 17 local This information is correct at the time of print. For updated information, see updated:20110912 Latvia 80002794 local Lithuania 880030483 local...
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Update software Reinstall the TV Connect the TV First connections About cables TV connectors overview Connect devices Connect more devices Use Philips EasyLink Use a CAM Insert SD card Troubleshooting Contact us General TV issues TV channel issues Picture issues...
  • Page 4: Get Started

    1 Get started TV Tour The remote control To adjust the volume. To switch TV channels. To open or close the Home menu . In the Home menu, you can access connected devices, picture and sound settings, and other useful features. To open or close the Browse menu In the Browse menu, you can access Teletext, the channel list, or the electronic...
  • Page 5 To open or close the Options menu . Options menus offer convenient settings related to what is on-screen. To open or close the Experience menu In the Experience menu, you can access a range of frequently used settings. Back . To return to the previous TV channel or menu.
  • Page 6 Green To select the green option or the energy- efficient settings. Yellow To select the yellow option. Blue To select the blue option. Read more about the remote control in Help > Use your TV > Remote control > Overview (Page 14). Alternatively, find the answer in Search for...
  • Page 7 In the Home menu , you can select the source to watch, such as a TV channel, or movies from a connected DVD player or USB flash drive. You can also add a new device or access the [Setup] menu for more settings.
  • Page 8 TV, it is automatically added to the Home menu. Access the Home menu and select the newly added device icon. Read more in Help > Connect the TV> Use Philips EasyLink (Page 58).  a digital HD receiver, connected with...
  • Page 9: Important

    Net TV (Page 22). *Available on certain models only. Important Congratulations NonPublish Congratulations on your purchase, and welcome to Philips! To fully benefit from the support that Philips offers, register your TV at Safety NonPublish Read and understand all instructions before you use your TV.
  • Page 10: Screen Care

    TV. Secure the wall mount to a wall that can support the combined weight of the TV and wall mount. Koninklijke Philips Electronics N.V. bears no responsibility for improper wall mounting that results in accident, injury or damage.
  • Page 11: Environmental Efforts

    End of use NonPublish Your product is designed and manufactured with high quality materials and components, which can be recycled and reused. When this crossed-out wheeled bin symbol is attached to a product it means that the product is covered by the European Directive 2002/96/EC.
  • Page 12: Position The Tv

    European Ecolabel. Find detailed information on standby energy consumption, warranty policy, spare parts and recycling of this TV at the Philips website for your country at Information on end of use Inform yourself on the correct disposal of this TV and batteries, see Get started >...
  • Page 13: Product Highlights

    Before you wall mount the TV, determine the correct length of the screw. You can determine the length of the screw by adding the thickness of your wall mount to the screw length shown in the graphic. For 46 inch TVs: Before you wall mount the TV, determine the correct length of the screw.
  • Page 14: Access More Information

    See Setup the TV > Set up network (Page 38). Video store The Philips Video store gives you access to a wide range of high-quality movies that you can watch directly on your TV. See Use your TV > Enjoy Net TV > Video stores (Page 25).
  • Page 15: Use Your Tv

    2 Use your TV Overview This section gives you an overview of commonly used TV controls and functions. Side controls and indicators NonPublish +/- : Increases or decreases volume. In home menu, these buttons allow you to move horizontally. 2. : Accesses the home menu. Press again to launch an activity in home menu.
  • Page 16 (Experience): Accesses the experience menu. (Options): Accesses options for the current activity or selection. 9. +/- (Volume) and (Mute): Increases or decreases volume; mutes or restores audio. 10. Color buttons: Selects tasks or options. Not supported in MHEG mode. 11. 0-9 (Numeric buttons): Selects a channel or setting.
  • Page 17: Basic Tv Menus

    For remote control with coin cell batteries: On-screen remote control NonPublish Note: Available if the connected device is HDMI-CEC compliant. An On-Screen Remote Control (OSRC) gives you easy access to commonly used functions. The on-screen buttons available differ depending on your TV setup and features of the connected HDMI-CEC device.
  • Page 18: Channel List

    [Smart picture]: Frequently-used picture settings.  [Smart sound]: Frequently-used sound settings.  [Speakers]: Configure TV speakers for Philips EasyLink.  [Picture shift]: Adjusts the position of the picture. Channel list NonPublish The channel list displays the TV channels and possible radio stations installed on your TV.
  • Page 19: Watch Tv

     [Network settings]: Advanced network settings.  [Update software]: Guides you through an update of the TV software.  [Software settings]: Advanced TV update settings.  [Watch demos]: Demos of special features available with the TV. Options NonPublish Option menus offer convenient settings related to what is on-screen.
  • Page 20: Switch Channels

    Switch channels  Press on the remote control or P/CH +/- on the side of the TV.  , then select [Channel list] to Press use the channel list.  Press to return to the previously- viewed channel.  Enter a channel number using the Numeric buttons.
  • Page 21: Watch A Connected Device

     [Standard]: Adjusts picture settings to suit most environments and types of video. Factory default settings.  [Photo]: Ideal settings for viewing photos.  [Custom]: Allows you to customize and store personal picture settings. 3. Press OK to confirm your choice. 4.
  • Page 22: Use Ambilight

    Use Ambilight Switch on Ambilight NonPublish Enjoy a more relaxed viewing experience and improved perceived picture quality. Dim the lighting conditions in the room for the best Ambilight effect. Caution To avoid bad infrared remote control reception, place your devices out of sight of Ambilight.
  • Page 23: Enjoy Net Tv

    Read more at Use your TV > Enjoy Net TV > First Use (Page 23). First use Registration benefits By registering with Philips, you can enjoy exclusive benefits and receive updates on product information. Parental control benefits With Parental control switched on, you can lock and unlock services, and/or categories of services.
  • Page 24 Initial setup 1. Agree to the Terms of Use. 2. Register for Net TV. 3. Switch on parental control. How to register To register, you need an email address and a PC connected to the Internet. If you skip the registration during the initial setup, you can register from the Net TV Start page later.
  • Page 25 [Country : …] at the bottom right of (Options) and the page and press OK. Select a country and press OK. NonPublish Koninklijke Philips Electronics N.V. bears no responsibility regarding the content and the quality of the content provided by the content service providers. Internet websites With Net TV you can link up to the Internet.
  • Page 26 Video stores With this TV, you can rent a video from an online video store. 1. Open a video store. You may need to register or enter your log-in. 2. Select a video. 3. Make the online payment. 4. Download the video. 5.
  • Page 27 Open Online TV on a channel To open the Online TV service of a TV channel directly, press the Red key. If this service is available, the TV will open the page of the broadcaster. The availability of Online TV services varies by country.
  • Page 28: Use More Of Your Tv

    3 Use more of your TV Use teletext Select a page NonPublish 1. Press 2. Select [Text], then press OK. 3. Select a page by:  Entering the page number with the Numeric buttons.  Pressing to view the next or previous page.
  • Page 29: Favorite Channels

    Use Teletext 2.5 NonPublish Teletext 2.5 offers more colors and better graphics than normal teletext. If Teletext 2.5 is broadcast by a channel, it is switched on by default. To switch Teletext 2.5 on or off 1. Press . 2. Select [Setup] > [TV settings] > [Preferences] >...
  • Page 30: Use Subtitles

    3. Press the Navigation buttons to set the sleeptimer. The sleeptimer can be set up to 180 minutes, in steps of five minutes. The sleeptimer is switched off if it is set to zero minutes. 4. Press OK to activate the sleeptimer. The TV switches to standby after the set period of time.
  • Page 31: Access Multimedia

    You can view photos or play music and videos on TV from a USB storage device. Caution: Philips is not responsible if the USB storage device is not supported nor is it responsible for damage or loss of data from the device.
  • Page 32: Use Scenea

    View slideshow Press the Navigation buttons to select a picture, then press OK.  To pause or stop playback, press OK again.  To jump to the previous or next file, press or .  Press to exit content browser. Press to access or exit the following settings:...
  • Page 33: Universal Access

    Note: The green and yellow buttons are not applicable if EasyLink Remote Control is enabled. For more information, see Connect the TV > Use Philips EasyLink > EasyLink features (Page 58). Tip: To verify whether visually impaired audio is available, press language].
  • Page 34: Setup The Tv

    4 Setup the TV Change picture and sound settings Settings assistant NonPublish Use the settings assistant to guide you through the picture and sound settings. 1. While watching TV, press . 2. Select [Setup] > [Quick picture and sound settings], then press OK. 3.
  • Page 35  [PC mode]: Enabled by default if you select [Computer] in the home menu. If enabled, you can select [Picture format] > [Unscaled] which provides maximum detail for display of PC content. If a PC is connected via HDMI or VGA, this option is enabled by default.
  • Page 36: Change Channel Settings

    Change channel settings Reorder channels NonPublish After installation, you may want to reorder the channel list to suit your preference. 1. While watching TV, press 2. Select [Channel list], then press OK. 3. In the channel list, press . 4. Select [Reorder], then press OK. 5.
  • Page 37: Install Channels

    Other options Select audio language If the TV channel has multiple or dual sound broadcast, you can select the preferred audio language. 1. While watching TV, press .  [Audio language]: Select the audio language for digital channels.  [Dual I-II]: Select the audio language for analog channels.
  • Page 38: Change Language Settings

     The Navigation buttons to select [Search]. Press OK to automatically search for the next channel. 3. When the correct channel frequency is entered, select [Done], then press OK. 4. Select [Store current channel] to store the fine tuned channel as the current channel number, or select [Store as new channel] to store it as a new channel number.
  • Page 39: Setup Network

     [Volume - Visually impaired] (UK only): Adjusts the volume of the visually impaired audio.  [Preferred audio format]: Select [Standard] to receive standard audio format (MPEG). Select [Advanced] to receive advanced audio formats (AAC, EAC-3 or AC-3 if available). ...
  • Page 40 The TV constantly searches for a network connection. If asked for, agree to the End User License Agreement. Find the latest End User License Agreement at Wi-Fi Ready Project your PC: Introduction This TV is Wi-Fi Ready*. With the Wireless...
  • Page 41: Network Settings

    [Setup] > [Network settings] and press For more information on PC media server settings (Page 40), access the PDF version of this user manual on the internet at PC media server settings Enable media sharing In Microsoft Windows, start TVersity.Click the Settings tab and click the Start Sharing button.
  • Page 42 Enable media sharing In Microsoft Windows, start Windows Media Player 11. Windows Media Player appears. In the Media Sharing window, check the Share my Media and click OK. If no network connection is found, and you are unable to check this box, click the Networking button to show the Network and Sharing Center window,...
  • Page 43: Change Other Settings

    Change other settings Energy efficient settings 1. While watching TV, press the green button. 2. Select one of the following settings, then press OK:  [Energy saving]: Applies a combination of picture settings to reduce energy consumption.  [Mute screen]: Turns off the TV display.
  • Page 44: Update Software

    Before updating Help, check the current version installed on your TV. If the version of Help on your TV is lower than the version available at, download and install the latest Help file. 1. Press . 2. Select [Help], then press OK.
  • Page 45: Reinstall The Tv

    The Help file (a *.upg file) is compressed into a *.zip archive. 5. If the Help file at the Philips Support site is a later version than the file in your TV, click it to save the file to the USB flash drive.
  • Page 46: Connect The Tv

    5 Connect the TV First connections Power NonPublish Be sure that the power plug in the wall socket is accessible at all times. When disconnecting the power cable, always pull the plug, never the cable. Although this TV has a very low standby power consumption, switch off the TV using the power switch on the bottom of the TV if you do not use the TV for a long time.
  • Page 47 Add your devices When you have connected a device to the TV, always add this device as an item in the home menu. With this item in the home menu, you can easily switch to view from this device. To add a new device, press , then select [Add your devices].
  • Page 48: Tv Connectors Overview

    TV connectors overview Rear NonPublish 1. NETWORK: Data input from a network. 2. EXT 2 (SCART): Analog audio and video input from analog or digital devices such as DVD players or game consoles. 3. SERV. U: For use by service personnel only.
  • Page 49: Connect Devices

    4. HDMI ARC: In addition to regular HDMI functionality, outputs TV audio to a HDMI ARC compliant device, such as a home theatre system. 5. AUDIO IN: Audio input from a computer. 6. ANTENNA: Signal input from an antenna, cable or satellite. 7.
  • Page 50: Dvd Player

    DVD player Use an HDMI cable to connect the DVD player to an HDMI connector on the bottom of the TV. DVD-Recorder First, use two antenna cables to connect the antenna to the DVD recorder and the TV. Finally, use a SCART cable to connect the DVD Recorder to a SCART connector on the bottom of the TV.
  • Page 51 Home Theatre Systems to match the sound and video. EasyLink To automatically mute the TV speakers when content is played from your Home Theatre System, enable EasyLink. For more information, see Connect the TV > Use Philips EasyLink > Configure TV speakers (Page 60).
  • Page 52 Dig. receiver/satellite First, use two antenna cables to connect the antenna to the receiver and the TV. Finally, use a SCART cable to connect the receiver to the back of the TV. Dig. receiver and DVD-R First, use three antenna cables to connect the digital receiver and the DVD Recorder to the TV.
  • Page 53 Then use a SCART cable to connect the digital receiver to the TV. Finally, use two SCART cables to connect the two devices and the TV. Dig. receiver, DVD-R and HTS First, use three antenna cables to connect the two devices and the TV.
  • Page 54 Then use a two SCART cables to connect the digital receiver to the DVD Recorder and the DVD Recorder to the TV. Then use an HDMI cable to connect the Home Theatre System to the TV. Finally, use a digital audio cinch cable to connect the Home Theatre System to the TV.
  • Page 55: Connect More Devices

    Dig. HD receiver First, use two antenna cables to connect the Digital HD receiver to the TV. Use an HDMI cable to connect the Digital HD receiver to the TV. Connect more devices Game console The most practical connections for a game console are at the side of the TV.
  • Page 56 The most practical connections for a game console are at the side of the TV. If you cannot use the side connector, use an HDMI or the EXT2 (YPbPr and Audio L/R) cable to connect the game console to the back of the TV.(On certain models, EXT2 is labelled EXT3).
  • Page 57 Dig. camera To view pictures on your digital camera, connect it to the USB connector at the side of the TV. Switch on the digital camera. If the content of your camera does not appear automatically, you may need to enable Picture Transfer Protocol (PTP) on the camera.
  • Page 58 Channel decoder NonPublish Before using a SCART digital channel decoder, select the channel to decode and assign the decoder to the SCART connector. 1. Press . 2. Select [Setup] > [Channel settings] > [Decoder] > [Channel]. NonPublish Connect a computer using one of the following cables: HDMI cable DVI-HDMI cable 3.
  • Page 59: Use Philips Easylink

    (Sharp) or BRAVIA Sync (Sony). Not all brands are fully compatible with Philips EasyLink. To enable or disable EasyLink Note: Do not enable Philips EasyLink if you do not intend to use it. 1. Press . 2. Select [Setup] > [TV settings] >...
  • Page 60 EasyLink Remote Control allows you to control HDMI-CEC compliant devices using your TV remote control. To enable EasyLink Remote Control, see Connect the TV > Use Philips EasyLink > Enable or disable EasyLink Remote Control (Page 59). Pixel Plus Link...
  • Page 61 You can output TV audio through the HDMI cable solely, provided both the TV and device are HDMI ARC compliant (see Connect the TV > Use Philips EasyLink > Use HDMI ARC (Page 60)). Configure TV speakers 1. Press .
  • Page 62: Use A Cam

    The HDMI 1 connector is HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC) compliant. Use it to output digital audio to a HDMI Home Theatre System. HDMI ARC allows you to use Philips EasyLink to output TV audio directly to a connected audio device, without the need for an additional digital audio cable.
  • Page 63: Access Cam Services

    Access CAM services NonPublish 1. After inserting and activating the CAM, press . 2. Select [Common interface], then press 3. Select the CAM provider and press OK. Watching a CAM service If a CAM is inserted and subscription fees are paid, the TV shows the programme from the digital TV service provider.
  • Page 64: Troubleshooting

    If you cannot resolve your problem, refer to the FAQs for this TV at If the problem remains unresolved, contact Philips Consumer Care in your country as listed in the leaflet accompanying your product. Make a note of your TV model and serial number before you contact Philips.
  • Page 65: Sound Issues

     Check that the external device or source is properly connected. There is sound but no picture: Check that the picture settings are correctly set. There is poor TV reception from an antenna connection:  Check that the antenna is properly connected to the TV.
  • Page 66: Usb Connection Issues

     If you use an HDMI-to-DVI adapter or HDMI to DVI cable, check that an additional audio cable is connected to AUDIO L/R or AUDIO IN (mini-jack only). You cannot use EasyLink features: Check that your HDMI devices are HDMI- CEC compatible.
  • Page 67: Technical Data

    7 Technical data Overview NonPublish Product information is subject to change without notice. For detailed product information, go to Power and reception NonPublish Power  Mains power : AC 220-240V~, 50- 60Hz  Standby power : <0.15W  Ambient temperature : 5 to 40 degree Celsius ...
  • Page 68: Connectivity

     USB (FAT or DOS-formatted; Mass Storage Class compliant only)  SD card slot  Ethernet UTP5 Supported image files  JPEG (*.jpg) Supported audio/video files* AVI (*.avi): video: MPEG-4 SP, MPEG-4 ASP audio: MPEG Layer 2/3, AC3 MPEG (*.mpg, *.mpeg, *.vob): video: MPEG-1, MPEG-2 MPEG (*.mp2, *.mp3, *.mpg, *.mpeg, *.vob): audio: MPEG-1 Layer 2, MPEG-1 Layer 3,...
  • Page 69: Dimensions

    Dimensions NonPublish Note: Dimensions and weights are approximate values only. Design and specifications are subject to change without notice. Use your TV legend to note the dimensions of your TV (with and without the stand). Use your TV legend to note the thickness of your TV (with and without the stand). The legends used to indicate the TV dimensions are as follows: ( ) : 81 cm / 32 inch TV...
  • Page 70 Use your TV legend to note the weight of the TV with stand. Use your TV legend to note the weight of the TV without the stand. UMv 3139 137 03595 - 20110415...
  • Page 71: Index

    8 Index age rating • 29 Ambilight • 12 Ambilight settings • 21 Ambilight, response speed • 21 Ambilight, switch on • 21 audio language • 37 audio lip sync • 42 bottom connectors • 47 CAM, enable • 62 CAM, insert •...
  • Page 72 home menu • 16 home mode • 42 information, on Internet • 13 information, on-screen • 13 install channels (manual) • 36 kensington lock • 11 language, menu • 38 language, others • 37 location, home or shop • 42 location, stand or wall mount •...
  • Page 73 sound settings • 34 specifications • 66 standby • 18 subtitle, analog • 29 subtitle, digital • 29 subtitle, language • 37 subtitles, language • 29 technical specifications • 66 teletext 2.5 • 28 teletext, digital text • 27 teletext, dual screen • 27 teletext, enable •...
  • Page 74 © 2011 Koninklijke Philips Electronics N.V. All rights reserved. Document order number 313913703595...

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