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Samsung LN26C450 User Manual

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  • Page 1 If you have any questions or comments relating to Samsung products, please contact the SAMSUNG customer care center. Comuníquese con SAMSUNG WORLDWIDE Si desea formular alguna pregunta o comentario en relación con los productos de Samsung, comuníquese con el centro de atención al cliente de SAMSUNG.
  • Page 2: Securing The Installation Space

    United States, for the warranty period originally specified, and to the Original Purchaser only. The above described warranty repairs must be performed by a SAMSUNG Authorized Service Center. Along with this Statement, the Original Limited Warranty Statement and a dated Bill of Sale as Proof of Purchase must be presented to the Service Center. Transportation to and from the Service Center is the responsibility of the purchaser.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Contents getting started List of Features ... 4 Accessories ... 4 Installing the LCD TV Stand ... 4 Viewing the Control Panel ... 5 Viewing the Remote Control ... 6 Connecting to an Antenna ... 7 Plug & Play (Initial Setup) ...
  • Page 4: Getting Started

    Excellent Digital Interface & Networking: With a built-in HD digital tuner, nonsubscription HD broadcasts can be viewed without a cable box / STB (Set-Top-Box) satellite receiver. Media Play : Allows you to play music files, pictures, and movies saved on a USB device. (P. 22) self Diagnosis : You can check picture and sound operation.
  • Page 5: Viewing The Control Panel

    ✎ The product color and shape may vary depending on the model. Speakers P (Power) Turns the TV on or off. Remote control sensor Aim the remote control towards this spot on the TV. sOURCEE Toggles between all the available input sources. In the on-screen menu, use this button as you would use the EnTERE button on the remote control.
  • Page 6: Viewing The Remote Control

    Buttons used in the Channel list, Media Play menu, etc. Use these buttons in the Media Play and Anynet+ modes. (�: Controls recording on Samsung recorders with the Anynet+ feature) Installing batteries (Battery size: AAA) English Viewing the Remote Control MEDIA.P...
  • Page 7: 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 8: Connections

    Using an 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 satellite receiver (STB). Red White ✎ hDMI In 1(DVI) , 2, PC/DVI AUDIO In When using an HDMI/DVI cable connection, you must use the...
  • Page 9: Connecting To An Audio Device

    Using an Optical (Digital) or Audio (Analog) Cable Connection Available devices: Digital Audio System, Amplifier, Home Theater Red 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 10: Changing The Input Source

    Display Modes (D-sub and hDMI/DVI Input) Optimal resolution is 1360x768@60Hz. Mode Resolution 640 x 350 720 x 400 640 x 480 832 x 624 640 x 480 800 x 600 VESA DMT 1024 x 768 1280 x 720 1360 x 768 720 x 576 VESA CVT 1280 x 720...
  • Page 11: Basic Features

    Basic Features How to Navigate Menus Before using the TV, follow the steps below to learn how to navigate the menu in order to select and adjust different functions. MEDIA.P button: Display the main on-screen menu. MEnU S.MODE 2 EnTERE / Direction button: Move the cursor and select an item.
  • Page 12: Using Favorite Channels

    Using Favorite Channels ¦ m → Channel → Channel list → EnTERE MEnU Add to Favorite / Delete from Favorite Set channels you watch frequently as Favorites. 1. Select a channel and press the button. 2. Add or delete a channel using the Add to Favorite or Delete from Favorite menu respectively.
  • Page 13: Picture Menu

    Timer Viewing : You can set a desired channel to be ■ displayed automatically at the set time; even when you are watching another channel. Set the current time first to use this function. (P. 17) 1. Press the ◄ / ► /▲ / ▼ buttons to select the desired channel in Channel list.
  • Page 14: Economical Solutions

    MEnU m → Picture → Advanced settings → EnTERE (available in standard / Movie mode) Compared to previous models, new Samsung TVs have a more precise picture. ✎ PC mode, you can only make changes to Dynamic Contrast, gamma and White Balance.
  • Page 15: Picture Options

    Picture Options m → Picture → Picture Options → MEnU EnTERE ✎ PC mode, you can only make changes to the Color Tone, size and Auto Protection Time. Picture Options Color Tone : Normal Size : 16:9 Digital Noise Filter : Auto MPEG Noise Filter : Auto...
  • Page 16: Sound Menu

    Film Mode (Off / Auto1 / Auto2) ■ automatically sense and process film signals from all sources and adjusts the picture for optimum quality. ✎ Available in TV, AV, COMPONENT (480i / 1080i) and HDMI (480i / 1080i). Auto Protection Time (2 hours / 4 hours / 8 hours ■...
  • Page 17: Setup Menu

    speaker select (External speaker / TV speaker) A sound echo may occur due to a difference in decoding speed between the main speaker and the audio receiver. In this case, set the TV to External speaker. ✎ When speaker select is set to External speaker, the volume and MUTE buttons will not operate and the...
  • Page 18: Locking Programs

    On Time / Off Time: Set the hour, minute, am/pm and activate / inactivate. (To activate the timer with the setting you have chosen, set to Activate.) Volume: Set the desired volume level. source: Select TV or UsB content to be played when the TV is turned on automatically.
  • Page 19: Other Features

    Canadian French: You can block TV programs depending on their French Canadian rating. – : General / 8 ans+: Programming generally considered acceptable for children 8 years and over to watch on their own. / 13 ans+: Programming may not be suitable for children under the age of 13. / 16 ans+: Programming is not suitable for children under the age of 16.
  • Page 20: Picture In Picture (pip)

    Digital Caption Options : (digital channels only) ■ size: Options include Default, Small, Standard and Large. The default is Standard. Font style: Options include Default and Styles 0 to 7. The default is Style 0. Foreground Color: Options include Default, White, Black, Red, Green, Blue, Yellow, Magenta and Cyan.
  • Page 21: 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 22: 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. Do not disconnect the USB device while it is loading.
  • Page 23: 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 Contents Mode in Media Play homepage. Information: Videos You can ascertain the selected file name and the number of files and page.
  • Page 24 Supported Video Formats File Extention Container *.avi *.mkv *.asf *.wmv *.mp4 *.3gp 3GPP *.vro *.mpg *.mpeg *.ts *.tp *.trp Other Restrictions ✎ nOTE If there are problems with the contents of a codec, the codec will not be supported. If the information for a Container is incorrect and the file is in error, the Container will not be able to play correctly.
  • Page 25 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. 1. Select the movie file you want to play continuously by pressing the ◄ or ► button to select it from the file list section. 2.
  • Page 26: Playing Multiple Files

    Playing Multiple Files ¦ Playing selected video/music/photo files 1. Press the Yellow button in the file list to select the desired file. 2. Repeat the above operation to select multiple files. ✎ nOTE c mark appears to the left of the selected files. To cancel a selection, press the Yellow button again.
  • Page 27 Videos/Music/Photos Play Option menu During playing a file, press the TOOls button. Category Title You can move the other file directly. Repeat Mode You can play movie and music files repeatedly. Picture size You can adjust the picture size to your preference. (Mode1 / Mode2 / Original) You can adjust the picture setting.
  • Page 28: 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 29: 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 30: 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 31: 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 32: Securing The Tv To The Wall (ln32c450 Only)

    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: Securing The Tv To The Wall

    Untie the string before moving the TV. 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. Refer to the manual provided with the Kensington Lock for additional information on proper use.
  • Page 34: 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, then click on Support, or call Samsung customer service at 1-800-SAMSUNG. Issues Poor picture The TV image does not look as good as it did in the store.
  • Page 35 Issues solutions and Explanations No Picture, No Video The TV will not turn on. • • • The TV turns off automatically. • • • • There is no picture/video. • • • • • RF(Cable/Antenna) Connection The TV is not receiving all channels. •...
  • Page 36 Try pointing the remote directly at the TV from 5~6 feet away. • Program the Cable/Sat remote control to operate the TV. Refer to the Cable/Sat user manual for SAMSUNG TV code. • Check the supported resolution of the TV and adjust the external device’s output resolution accordingly.
  • Page 37: Specifications

    1360 x 768 50°F to 104°F (10°C to 40°C) 10% to 80%, non-condensing -4°F to 113°F (-20°C to 45°C ) 5% to 95%, non-condensing LN26C450 26 inches (26.0 inches measured diagonally) 5W X 2 25.5 x 3 x 17 inches (646.5 x 77 x 432.3 (mm))
  • Page 38: 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 22.7...
  • Page 39: Index

    Anynet+ AUDIO OUT Auto Adjustment Balance Component DIgITAl AUDIO OUT 9, 28 D-sub DVD home theater Editing channels Energy Saving Equalizer button 6, 12 FAV.Ch Favorite Channel Index HDMI 8, 28 Home theater 9, 28 License Media Play Melody Menu Language MP3 Play Optimal resolution Photo view...

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