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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/ca Samsung Electronics Canada Inc., Customer Service 55 Standish Court Mississauga, Ontario L5R 4B2 Canada U.S.A...
  • Page 2 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 & Play (Initial Setup) ... 8 Connections y Connecting to an AV Device ...
  • Page 4: Getting Started

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  • 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. Top view Screws (M4 X L16) Guide Stand Stand Rear 1. Connect the Guide Stand to the Stand using six screws (M4 X L16) as shown. ✎...
  • Page 6: Viewing The Control Panel

    ✎ The product color and shape may vary depending on the model. Speakers SOURCEE MENU Power Indicator P (Power) Remote control sensor 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

    Returns to the previous menu. Buttons used in the Channel list, Media Play (USB) menu, etc. Use these buttons in Media Play (USB) and Anynet+ (HDMI-CEC) modes (p. 23, 26). (�: Controls recording for Samsung recorders that have the Anynet+ feature) Installing batteries (Battery size: AAA) Viewing the Remote Control S.MODE SLEEP P.MODE...
  • Page 8: Connecting To An Antenna

    When the TV is initially powered on, basic settings proceed automatically. ✎ Connecting the power cord and antenna. ✎ The PDP device may interfere with an amateur radio or AM radio. 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 720p/1080i) 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. Red White ✎ HDMI IN 1(DVI), 2, 3, 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...
  • Page 10: 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. When the receiver (amplifier or DVD home theater) is set to on, you can hear sound output from the TV’s optical jack.
  • Page 11: Connecting To A Pc

    Using an HDMI/DVI Cable or a D-sub Cable Display Modes (D-Sub and HDMI/DVI Input) Optimal resolution y PN42C450: 1024 X 768 @ 60Hz y PN50C450: 1360 X 768 @ 60Hz Horizontal Mode Resolution Frequency (KHz) 640 x 350 31.469 720 x 400 31.469 640 x 480 35.000 832 x 624 49.726 720 x 576 35.910 VESA CVT 1280 x 720...
  • Page 12: 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 / AV / Component1 / Component2 / HDMI1/DVI / HDMI2 / HDMI3 / USB ✎ You can only choose external devices that are connected to the TV.
  • Page 13: 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 ▲ / ▼ and ENTERE buttons.
  • Page 14: 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 15: Picture Menu

    Advanced Settings 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 Gamma and White Balance.
  • Page 16 Picture Options MENUm → Picture → Picture Options → ENTERE ✎ In PC mode, you can only make changes to the Color Tone, Size and Screen Burn Protection. Picture Options Color Tone Size Digital Noise Filter HDMI Black Level Film Mode Screen Burn Protection U Move E Enter R Return ■...
  • Page 17: 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 18: Adjusting Sound Settings

    ¦ Adjusting Sound Settings MENUm → Sound → Equalizer → ENTERE Equalizer Adjusts the sound mode. ■ Balance L/R: Adjusts the balance between the right and left speaker. ■ 100Hz / 300Hz / 1kHz / 3kHz / 10kHz (Bandwidth Adjustment): Adjusts the level of specific bandwidth frequencies. ■ Reset: Resets the equalizer to its default settings. ¦...
  • Page 19: Using The Sleep Timer

    – Manual: Set the current time manually. ✎ Depending on the broadcast station and signal, the auto time set up may not be correct. In this case, set the time manually. Clock Set: Set the Month, Day, Year, Hour, Minute and am/pm manually. ✎ Available only when Clock Mode is set to Manual.
  • Page 20 ✎ The V-Chip will automatically block certain categories dealing with more sensitive material. For example, if you block the TV-Y category, then TV-Y7 will automatically be blocked. Similarly, if you block the TV-G category, then all the categories in the young adult group will be blocked (TV-G, TV-PG, TV-14 and TV-MA).
  • Page 21: Economical Solutions

    ¦ Economical Solutions MENUm → Setup → ENTERE The Eco Function can be used to enhance your power savings. Energy Saving (Off / Low / Medium / High) This adjusts the brightness of the TV in order to reduce power consumption. Until the screen turns on again, a distorted picture will be displayed for about 4 seconds.
  • Page 22: Support Menu

    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 23: Advanced Features

    Before connecting your device to the TV, please back up your files to prevent them from damage or loss of data. SAMSUNG is not responsible for any data file damage or data loss. Please connect directly to the Compatibility problem.
  • Page 24 Only MP3 and JPEG file formats are supported. The Media Play (USB) mp3 format only supports music files with a high sampling frequency (32 kHz, 44.1 kHz, or 48 kHz). We recommend the sequential jpeg format. Do not disconnect the USB device while it is loading. MSC supports MP3 and JPEG files, and the PTP device supports JPEG files only.
  • Page 25 Music Using the MP3 List Photo Folder icon 307.2MB/973.7MB Music list icon Move to the previous folder stage icon Photo Music ✎ Press the � (REW) or µ (FF) buttons to change pages. ✎ The selected file is displayed on the top with its playing time. 1. To select all files or a file, press the INFO menus.
  • Page 26: 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 27: Setting Up Anynet

    ✎ NOTE Connect the Optical cable between the on the Home Theater. When following the connection above, the Optical jack only outputs 2 channel audio. You will only hear sound from the Home Theater’s Front, Left and Right speakers and the subwoofer. If you want to hear 5.1 channel audio, connect DIGITAL AUDIO OUT (OPTICAL) Amplifier or Home Theater, not the TV.
  • Page 28: Switching Between Anynet+ Devices

    If you have selected external input mode by pressing the 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 29: Troubleshooting For Anynet

    ¦ Troubleshooting for Anynet+ Problem Possible Solution Anynet+ does not work. • Check if the device is an Anynet+ device. The Anynet+ system supports Anynet+ devices only. • Only one receiver (home theater) can be connected. • Check if the Anynet+ device power cord is properly connected. •...
  • Page 30: Other Information

    For detailed information on installing the wall mount, see the instructions provided with the wall mount. Contact a technician for assistance when installing the wall mount bracket. Samsung Electronics is not responsible for any damage to the product or injury to yourself or others if you elect to install the TV on your own.
  • Page 31: Securing The Installation Space

    Failing to do so may result in fire or a problem with the product due to an increase in the internal temperature of the product. ✎ When using a stand or wall-mount, use parts provided by Samsung Electronics only. If you use parts provided by another manufacturer, it may result in a problem with the product or an injury due to the product falling.
  • Page 32: 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 33: 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 34 Issues No Picture, No Video The TV won’t turn on. The TV turns off automatically. There is no picture/video. RF(Cable/Antenna) Connection The TV is not receiving all channels. No Caption on digital channels. The picture is distorted: macro block error, small block, dots, pixelization.
  • Page 35 (Horizontal Dot). Program the Cable/Set remote control to operate the TV. Refer to the Cable/Set user manual for the SAMSUNG TV code. Check the supported resolution of the TV, and adjust the external device’s output resolution accordingly. Refer to the resolution settings on page 11 of this manual.
  • Page 36: Specifications

    Environmental Considerations Operating Temperature Operating Humidity Storage Temperature Storage Humidity Stand Swivel (Left / Right) Model Name Screen Size (Diagonal) Sound (Output) Dimensions (WxDxH) Body With stand Weight Without Stand With Stand Display Resolution ✎ Design and specifications are subject to change without prior notice. ✎...
  • Page 37: 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 Dimensions 37.0...
  • Page 38: Index

    Antenna Anynet+ AUDIO OUT Auto Adjustment Auto Volume Background Music Balance L/R Batteries Black Tone Blanking Bracket Brightness Change PIN Channel Menu Clock Color Tone Component Connecting to a PC Connecting to an Audio Device DIGITAL AUDIO OUT 10, 26 D-sub Dynamic Dynamic Contrast Eco Sensor Edit Name Editing Channels...

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