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  • Page 1 Contact SAMSUNG WORLDWIDE If you have any questions or comments relating to Samsung products, please contact the SAMSUNG customer care center. Country Web Site Address Customer Care Center CANADA 1-800-SAMSUNG (726-7864) www.samsung.com Samsung Electronics Canada Inc., Customer Service 55 Standish Court Mississauga, Ontario L5R 4B2 Canada U.S.A...
  • Page 2: Securing The Installation Space

    SAMSUNG will additionally provide Warranty Repair Service in the United States on SAMSUNG products purchased in Canada, and in Canada on SAMSUNG products purchased in the United States, for the warranty period originally specified, and to the Original Purchaser only.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Contents Getting Started y List of Features ... 4 y Accessories ... 4 y Install the Stand ... 5 y Viewing the Control Panel ... 6 y Viewing the Remote Control ... 7 y Connecting to an Antenna ... 8 y Plug &...
  • Page 4: Getting Started

    Internet@TV: You can use various internet services and view useful information and entertaining content (p. 43). y AllShare: AllShare connects your TV and compatible Samsung mobile phones/devices through a network (p. 50). y Self Diagnosis: You can check to make sure picture and sound operate normally (p. 25).
  • Page 5: Install The Stand

    See separate guide for installing the stand. Stand (1EA) Follow the steps below to connect the TV to the stand. Screws (M4 X L12) 1. Connect the Guide Stand to the Stand using five screws (M4 X L12) as shown. 2.
  • Page 6: Viewing The Control Panel

    ✎ The product color and shape may vary depending on the model. Speakers Remote control sensor SOURCEE MENU P (Power) Power Indicator Standby mode Do not leave your TV in standby mode for long periods of time (when you are away on a holiday, for example). A small amount of electric power is still consumed even when the power button is turned off.
  • Page 7: Viewing The Remote Control

    Buttons used in the Channel List, Internet@TV, Media Play menu, etc. Use these buttons in Media Play and Anynet+ modes (p. 33, 40). (�: Controls recording for Samsung recorders that have the Anynet+ feature) Installing batteries (Battery size: AAA) Viewing the Remote Control...
  • Page 8: Connecting To An Antenna

    When the TV is initially powered on, basic settings proceed automatically. ✎ Connecting the power cord and antenna. Power Input When the TV is initially powered on, a sequence of on-screen prompts will assist in configuring basic settings. Press the POWERP button.
  • Page 9: Connections

    Connections Using an HDMI or HDMI/DVI Cable: HD connection (up to 1080p) We recommend using the HDMI connection for the best quality HD picture. Available devices: DVD, Blu-ray player, HD cable box, HD STB (Set-Top-Box) satellite receiver ✎ HDMI IN 1(DVI), 2, 3, 4, PC/DVI AUDIO IN When using an HDMI/DVI cable connection, you must use the player, HD cable box, or HD STB satellite receiver may require a DVI-HDMI (DVI to HDMI) cable or DVI-HDMI (DVI to HDMI) adapter.
  • Page 10 Using a Component (up to 1080p) or Audio/Video (480i only) Cable Available devices: DVD, Blu-ray player, cable box, STB satellite receiver, VCR White Yellow Video Cable (Not Supplied) VIDEO OUT AUDIO OUT R-AUDIO-L ✎ When connecting to AV IN (yellow). ✎...
  • Page 11: Connecting To An Audio Device

    Using an Optical (Digital) or Audio (Analog) Cable Connection Available devices: Digital Audio System, Amplifier, DVD home theater White ✎ DIGITAL AUDIO OUT (OPTICAL) When a digital audio system is connected to the of both the TV and the system. 5.1 CH (channel) audio is available when the TV is connected to an external device supporting 5.1 CH.
  • Page 12: Connecting To A Pc

    Using an HDMI/DVI Cable or a D-sub Cable Display Modes (D-Sub and HDMI/DVI Input) Optimal resolution is 1920 X 1080 @ 60 Hz. Mode Resolution 640 x 350 720 x 400 640 x 480 832 x 624 1152 x 870 720 x 576 1152 x 864 VESA CVT...
  • Page 13: Changing The Input Source

    Changing the Input Source Source List Use to select TV or an external input sources such as a DVD / Blu-ray player / cable box / STB satellite receiver. MENUm → Input → Source List → ENTERE ■ TV / PC / AV1 / AV2 / Component1 / Component2 / HDMI1/DVI / HDMI2 / HDMI3 / HDMI4 / USB ✎...
  • Page 14: Channel Menu

    Channel Menu Seeing Channels ¦ Channel List Add, delete or set Favorite channels and use the program guide for digital broadcasts. MENUm → Channel → Channel List → ENTERE Select a channel in the All Channels, Added Channels, Favorite or Programmed screen by pressing the ▲...
  • Page 15: Editing Channels

    ✎ NOTE When selecting the Cable TV system: STD, HRC and IRC identify various types of cable TV systems. Contact your local cable company to identify the type of cable system that exists in your particular area. At this point, the signal source has been selected.
  • Page 16: Picture Menu

    ■ Information: Display a show you have reserved to watch. (You can also change the reservation Information.) ✎ Alternatively, you can view Information by highlighting a program and pressing the ENTERE button. ■ Select All / Deselect All: Select or deselect all reserved programs.
  • Page 17: Changing The Picture Options

    MENUm → Picture → Advanced Settings → ENTERE (Advanced Settings are available in Standard / Movie mode) Compared to previous models, new Samsung TVs have a more precise picture. ✎ In PC mode, you can only make changes to Dynamic Contrast, Gamma and White Balance.
  • Page 18: Picture Options

    Picture Options MENUm → Picture → Picture Options → ENTERE ✎ In PC mode, you can only make changes to the Color Tone, Size and Auto Protection Time. Picture Options Color Tone Size Digital Noise Filter MPEG Noise Filter HDMI Black Level Film Mode Auto Motion Plus ▼...
  • Page 19: Setting Up The Tv With Your Pc

    PC will probably look different, but the same basic set-up information will apply in most cases. (If not, contact your computer manufacturer or Samsung Dealer.) 1. Click on “Control Panel” on the Windows start menu.
  • Page 20: Sound Settings

    Sound Settings ¦ MENUm → Sound → ENTERE SRS TruSurround HD (Off / On) (standard sound mode only) This function provides a virtual 5.1 channel surround sound experience through a pair of speakers using HRTF (Head Related Transfer Function) technology. SRS TruDialog (Off / On) (standard sound mode only) This function allows you to increase the intensity of a voice...
  • Page 21: Using The Sleep Timer

    Clock Mode (Auto / Manual) – Auto: Set the current time automatically using the time from a digital channel. ✎ The antenna must be connected in order to set the time automatically. – Manual: Set the current time manually. ✎ Depending on the broadcast station and signal, the auto time set up may not be correct.
  • Page 22 V-Chip Lock (Off / On): You can block rated TV Programs. TV Parental Guidelines: You can block TV programs depending on their rating. This function allows you to control what your children are watching. – TV-Y: Young children / TV-Y7: Children 7 and over / TV-G: General audience / TV-PG: Parental guidance / TV-14: Viewers 14 and over / TV-MA: Mature audience...
  • Page 23: Other Features

    You cannot set both the Foreground Opacity and the Background Opacity to Transparent. Network (Network Type / Network Setup / Network Test / SWL(Samsung Wireless Link) / SWL connect) For details on set up options, refer to the “Network Connection” instructions (p. 26).
  • Page 24: Picture In Picture (pip)

    ■ Melody (Off / Low / Medium / High): Set so that a melody plays when the TV is turned on or off. Wireless Remote Control (Off / On) Turn on/off or give permission to Samsung mobile phones/ devices. You must have a Samsung Mobile phone/device which supports Wireless Remote Control.
  • Page 25: Self Diagnosis

    Yes: If the test pattern does not appear or there is noise in the test pattern, select Yes. There may be a problem with the TV. Contact Samsung’s Call Center for assistance (1-800-SAMSUNG). No: If the test pattern is properly displayed, select No.
  • Page 26: Advanced Features

    You can set up your TV so that it can access the Internet through your local area network (LAN) using a wired or wireless connection. Connecting to a Wired Network ¦ You can attach your TV to your LAN using cable in three ways: y You can attach your TV to your LAN by connecting the LAN port on the back of your TV to an external modem using a Cat 5 cable.
  • Page 27 Network screen appears. Network Network Type : Wired Network Setup Network Test SWL(Samsung Wireless Link) : Off SWL connect U Move E Enter R Return 4. On the Network screen, select Network Type. 5. Set Network Type to Wired. 6. Select Network Setup. The Network Setup screen appears.
  • Page 28: Connecting To A Wireless Network

    ¦ To connect your TV to your network wirelessly, you need a wireless router or modem and a Samsung Wireless LAN Adapter (WIS09ABGN, WIS09ABGN2, WIS10ABGN), which you connect to your TV’s back or side panel USB jack. See the illustration below.
  • Page 29 Notice The picture may appear corrupted or have static for some channels when the TV is connected to the Samsung Wireless LAN Adapter. In such a case, establish a connection using one of the following methods or connect the Samsung Wireless LAN Adapter using a USB cable in a place that is not affected by radio interference.
  • Page 30: Network Setup (pbc (wps)

    How to set up using PBC (WPS) If your router has a PBC (WPS) button, follow these steps: 1. Connect your TV to Samsung Wireless LAN Adapter as described in the previous section. 2. Turn on your TV, press the MENU remote, use the ▲...
  • Page 31 Network Test, and then press the ENTERE button. Network Setup (Ad-Hoc) You can connect to a mobile device without an access point through the “Samsung Wireless LAN Adapter” by using a peer to peer network. ✎ This function is available when SWL (Samsung Wireless Link) is set to Off in the TV’s on-screen...
  • Page 32 SWL (Samsung Wireless Link) This function lets you connect your TV to a Samsung device (router, etc.) that supports PBC (WPS). You can connect the TV to the device even if a sharer is not connected to the TV. ✎...
  • Page 33: Mediaplay

    TV and the PC IP addresses should be the same and only the last part (the host address) should be changed. (e.g. IP Address: 123.456.789.**) 2. Using a LAN cable, connect between the external modem and the PC onto which the Samsung PC Share Manager Program will be installed.
  • Page 34 Divx DRM, Multi-audio, embedded captions are not supported. ✎ Samsung PC Share manager should be permitted by the firewall program on your PC. ✎ When you use Media Play mode through a network connection, depending on the functions of the provided server: The sorting method may vary.
  • Page 35: Screen Display

    Screen Display ¦ Move to the desired file using the up/down/right/left buttons and then press the ENTERE or � (Play) button. The file is played. ✎ Supports the View Devices and Home in Media Play homepage. Information: Videos You can ascertain the selected file name and the number of files and page.
  • Page 36 • XVID, MPEG4 SP, ASP : – Below 1280 x 720: 60 frame max – Above 1280 x 720: 30 frame max • GMC 2 over is not supported. • Only Samsung Techwin MJPEG is supported. • H.263 is not supported. English Video Codec Resolution Divx 3.11 / 4.x / 5.1 / 6.0...
  • Page 37 Playing movie continuously (Resume Play) If you exit the playing movie function, the movie can be played later from the point where it was stopped. ✎ If you press the ENTERE button (Chaptering) during playing the file, you can explore scene divided into 5 chapters you want.
  • Page 38: Playing Multiple Files

    Photos Viewing a Photo (or Slide Show) 1. Press the ◄ or ► button to select Photos, then press the ENTERE button in the Media Play menu. 2. Press the ◄/►/▲/▼ button to select the desired photo in the file list. 3.
  • Page 39 Videos/Music/Photos Play Option menu During file playback, press the TOOLS button. Category Title You can move directly to another Title. Repeat Mode You can play movie and music files repeatedly. Picture Size You can adjust the picture size to your preference. (Mode1 / Mode2 / Original) Picture Setting You can adjust the picture setting.
  • Page 40: Anynet

    Anynet+ is a function that enables you to control all connected Samsung devices that support Anynet+ with your Samsung TV’s remote. The Anynet+ system can be used only with Samsung devices that have the Anynet+ feature. To be sure your Samsung device has this feature, check if there is an Anynet+ logo on it.
  • Page 41: Setting Up Anynet

    Make sure to switch to an Anynet+ device by using the Device List. Recording ¦ You can make a recording of a TV Program using a Samsung recorder. 1. Select Recording. ✎ When there are more than two recording devices When multiple recording devices are connected, the recording devices are listed.
  • Page 42: Listening Through A Receiver

    Listening through a Receiver ¦ You can listen to sound through a receiver (i.e Home Theater) instead of the TV Speaker. 1. Select Receiver and set to On. 2. Press the EXIT button to exit. ✎ If your receiver supports audio only, it may not appear in the device list. ✎...
  • Page 43: Internet@tv

    B Mark as Favorite Sort by R Return Recommended Applications: Displays the recommended service by Samsung. You are not able to add or delete a service in this list. Downloaded Applications: Displays the downloaded applications through the Samsung Apps. English...
  • Page 44: Setting Up Internet@tv

    Account Login For a application with multiple accounts, use ◄ and ► to access the different accounts. Login admin User account : Password : Create [0~9] Enter PIN R Cancel ✎ For a more enjoyable application experience, register and log in to your account. ✎...
  • Page 45 6. Account created. You can use the services provided by all users of your Samsung TV with a single login by linking the users’ account to the TV ID. If you want to register a service site ID, select Yes.
  • Page 46: Using The Internet@tv Service

    [ Legal Statement ] Due to the various capabilities of products featuring the Samsung Internet@TV - Content Service, as well as limitations in the available content, certain features, applications, and services may not be available on all devices or in all territories.
  • Page 47 Yahoo Internet@TV provides an integrated Internet and television experience powered by the Yahoo!® Widget YAHOO! Engine. You can monitor fi nancial stocks, share photos with friends and family, and track news and weather all through the Yahoo!® Widget Engine. ✎ When running Internet@TV for the first time, you will be prompted to configure the basic settings.
  • Page 48: Profile Widget

    PROFILE Widget ¦ Set up user profiles through Profile Widget. You can set up multiple profiles, each with its own list of widgets. Use the Switch Profile option to switch to a different user profile. ✎ There must be at least two registered profiles. For instructions on adding a profile, refer to Administrative Controls.
  • Page 49: Troubleshooting For Internet@tv

    Samsung expressly disclaims any responsibility or liability for any change, interruption, disabling, removal of or suspension of any content or service made available through this device. Samsung may impose limits on the use of or access to certain services or content, in any case and without notice or liability.
  • Page 50: About Allshare

    AllShare → ENTERE About AllShare ¦ AllShare connects your TV and compatible Samsung mobile phones/ devices through a network. On your TV, you can view call arrivals, SMS messages and schedules set on your mobile phones. In addition, you can play media contents...
  • Page 51 My Mobile Contacts Calendar E Select Using your Samsung Phone to Operate Your TV Before you can use this feature, you must connect to a Samsung mobile phone that supports ScreenShare functions. When operating the TV with your mobile phone, only the POWER, y, z and are supported.
  • Page 52: Other Information

    Do not fasten the screws too strongly; this may damage the product or cause the product to fall, leading to personal injury. 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 53: Assembling The Cables

    Overly rigid or thick cables can damage input jacks over long term use. The Kensington Lock is not supplied by Samsung. It is a device used to physically fix the system when using it in a public place. The appearance and locking method may differ from the illustration depending on the manufacturer.
  • Page 54: Securing The Tv To The Wall

    4. Verify all connections are properly secured. Periodically check the connections for any sign of fatigue or failure. If you have any doubt about the security of your connections, contact a professional installer. To purchase the TV-Holder Kit, contact Samsung Customer Care – In the United States: 1-800-SAMSUNG (1-800-726-7864) –...
  • Page 55: 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, visit “www.samsung.com,” then click on Support, or call Samsung customer service at 1-800-SAMSUNG. Issues Solutions and Explanations Poor picture First of all, please perform the Picture Test and confirm that your TV is properly displaying the test image.
  • Page 56 • If you are using an HDMI connection, check the audio output setting on your PC. • The Samsung Wireless USB dongle is required to use a wireless network. • Make sure the Network Connection is set to Wireless (p. 28).
  • Page 57: Storage And Maintenance

    Issues Solutions and Explanations A “Mode Not Supported” message • Check the supported resolution of the TV, and adjust the external device’s output resolution appears. Caption on TV menu is greyed out. • Caption can not be selected in the TV menu when connected via HDMI or Component (p. 23). • Caption must be activated on the external device (p.
  • Page 58: License

    TheaterSound, SRS and the TheaterSound technology is incorporated under license from SRS Labs, Inc. Manufactured under license from Dolby Laboratories. Dolby and the double-D symbol are trademarks of Dolby Laboratories. Manufactured under license under U.S. Patent #’s: 5,451,942; 5,956,674; 5,974,380; 5,978,762; 6,487,535 &...
  • Page 59: Specifications

    Display Resolution Environmental Considerations Operating Temperature Operating Humidity Storage Temperature Storage Humidity Stand Swivel (Left / Right) Model Name Screen Size (Diagonal) (31.5 inches measured diagonally) Sound (Output) Dimensions (WxDxH) Body With stand (789.2 X 240.0 X 555.9 mm) Weight Without Stand With Stand Model Name...
  • Page 60: Dimensions

    NOTE: All drawings are not necessarily to scale. Some dimensions are subject to change without prior notice. Refer to the dimensions prior to performing installation of your TV. Not responsible for typographical or printed errors. © 2010 Samsung Electronics America, Inc English Dimensions 27.5...
  • Page 61: Index

    AllShare Amplify Antenna Anynet+ AUDIO OUT Auto Adjustment Auto Volume Background Music Balance L/R Basic View Batteries Black Tone Blanking Bracket Brightness Cable Tie 4, 53 Change PIN Channel Menu Clock Color Tone Component Connecting to a PC Connecting to an Audio Device DIGITAL AUDIO OUT 11, 40 DivX®...
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