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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 centre. Country Customer Care Centre IRELAND 0818 717 100 0845 SAMSUNG (7267864) © 2010 Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. All rights reserved.
  • Page 2 The reception quality of TV may be affected due to differences in broadcasting method between the countries. Please check the TV performance in the local SAMSUNG Authorized Dealer, or the Samsung Call centre whether it can be improved by reconfiguring TV setting or not.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Getting Started Connections Basic Features Advanced Features Other Information TOOLS This function can be used by pressing the TOOLS button on the remote control. Accessories Viewing the Control Panel Viewing the Remote Control Connecting to an Antenna Plug & Play (Initial Setup) Connecting to an AV Device Connecting to an Audio Device 10 Changing the Input Source...
  • Page 4: Getting Started

    ✎ Please make sure the following items are included with your PDP TV. If any items are missing, contact your dealer. ✎ The items’ colour and shapes may vary depending on the models. ✎ Cables not included in the package contents can be purchased separately. y Remote Control &...
  • Page 5: Viewing The Control Panel

    ✎ The product colour and shape may vary depending on the model. Speakers 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. MENU Displays an on-screen menu, the OSD (on screen display), of your TV’s features.
  • Page 6: Viewing The Remote Control

    Returns to the previous menu. These buttons are for the Channel Manager, Media Play (USB) menu, etc. Use these buttons in Media Play (USB) and Anynet+ (HDMI-CEC) modes (p. 24, 30). (�: Controls recording for Samsung recorders that have the Anynet+ feature.) Installing batteries (Battery size: AAA) English Viewing the Remote Control...
  • Page 7: Connecting To An Antenna

    When the TV is initially powered on, basic settings proceed automatically. ✎ Preset: Connecting the mains 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 8: Connections

    Using an HDMI or HDMI/DVI Cable: HD connection (up to 1080p) Available devices: DVD, Blu-ray player, HD cable box, HD STB (Set-Top-Box) satellite receiver, cable box, STB satellite receiver ✎ HDMI IN 1(DVI), 2, 3, PC/DVI AUDIO IN When using an HDMI/DVI cable connection, you must use the connection, use a DVI to HDMI cable or DVI-HDMI (DVI to HDMI) adapter for video connection and the AUDIO IN jacks for audio.
  • Page 9: Connecting To An Audio Device

    Using an Optical (Digital) or Headphone Connection Available devices: digital audio system, amplifier, DVD home theatre ✎ 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 theatre) is set to on, you can hear sound output from the TV’s optical jack.
  • Page 10: Changing The Input Source

    CONNECTIONS COMMON INTERFACE Slot To watch paid channels, the “CI or CI+ CARD” must be inserted. y If you don’t insert the “CI or CI+ CARD”, some channels will display the message “Scrambled Signal”. y The pairing information containing a telephone number, the “CI or CI+ CARD”...
  • Page 11: Basic Features

    Basic Features PRE-CH TTX/MIX MUTE How to Navigate Menus Before using the TV, follow the steps below to learn how to navigate the menu and select and adjust different functions. CH LIST MENU MEDIA.P GUIDE TOOLS INFO RETURN EXIT 1 ENTERE / Direction button: Move the cursor and select an item.
  • Page 12 Using Scheduled View Guide DTV Air 800 five Family Affairs 18:00 - 18:30 Drama Tanya confesses all to a stunned Babs. Conrad is anxious to hear... 800 five Scheduled View 18:30 Today )Family Affairs 19:15 Today )Dark Angel View Mode Red (View Mode): View the list of programmes that are playing now or coming up.
  • Page 13: Channel Menu

    ¦ Using the Favourite Channels My Channels (in Channel Manager) To show all favourite channels, click on the button shown on the right. ■ Edit My Channels : You can set the selected channels to desired my channels group. ✎ The “*” symbol will be displayed and the channel will be set as a my channel.
  • Page 14 ✎ Channel mode P (programme mode): When tuning is complete, the broadcasting stations in your area have been assigned to position numbers from P0 to P99. You can select a channel by entering the position number in this mode. C (aerial channel mode) / S (cable channel mode): These two modes allow you to select a channel by entering the assigned number for each aerial broadcasting station or cable channel.
  • Page 15: Picture Menu

    Picture Menu ¦ Changing the Preset Picture Mode Mode Select your preferred picture type. ■ Dynamic: Suitable for a bright room. ■ Standard: Suitable for a normal environment. ■ Movie: Suitable for watching movies in a dark room. ¦ Adjusting Picture Settings Cell Light / Contrast / Brightness / Sharpness / Colour / Tint (G/R) Your television has several setting options for picture quality control.
  • Page 16 ■ Flesh Tone: Emphasize pink “Flesh Tone.” ■ Edge Enhancement (Off / On): Emphasize object boundaries. Picture Options You can customize the additional picture settings to suit your preference. ✎ In PC mode, you can only make changes to the Colour Tone, Size and Screen Burn Protection. Picture Options Colour Tone : Normal Size...
  • Page 17: Sound Menu

    PC may differ in which case the same basic set-up information will almost always be applied. (If not, contact your computer manufacturer or Samsung Dealer.) 1. Click on “Control Panel” on the Windows start menu.
  • Page 18 ¦ Adjusting Sound Settings Equalizer Adjusts the sound mode (standard sound mode only). ■ 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: Setup Menu

    ■ SPDIF Output: SPDIF (Sony Philips Digital InterFace) is used to provide digital sound, reducing interference going to speakers and various digital devices such as a DVD player. Audio Format: During the reception of a digital TV broadcast, you can select the Digital Audio output (SPDIF) format from the options PCM or Dolby Digital.
  • Page 20 On Time / Off Time: Set the hour, minute, and activate / inactivate. (To activate timer with the setting you’ve 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. (USB can be selected only when a USB device is connected to the TV) Antenna (when the Source is set to TV): Select ATV or DTV.
  • Page 21 Digital Text (Disable / Enable) (UK only) If the programme broadcasts with digital text, this feature is enabled. General ■ Game Mode (Off / On): When connecting to a game console such as PlayStation™ or Xbox™, you can enjoy a more realistic gaming experience by selecting game mode. ✎...
  • Page 22: Support Menu

    Samsung customer service centre. Software Upgrade Software Upgrade can be performed via a broadcasting signal or downloading the latest firmware from “www. samsung.com,” to a USB memory device. Current Version the software already installed in the TV. ✎ Software is represented as “Year/Month/Day_Version”.
  • Page 23: Advanced Features

    Advanced Features Using an HDMI/DVI Cable / 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 1280 x 720 1280 x 960 640 x 480 640 x 480...
  • Page 24: Media Play

    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. Connect a USB HDD to the dedicated port, Do not disconnect the USB device while it is loading.
  • Page 25 ¦ Screen Display Move to the file you desired 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 26 y Supported Video Formats File Extension 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 27 Playing movie file continuously (Resume Play) If you exit the playing videos function, it 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. Press the �...
  • Page 28 ¦ Playing the Multiple Files Playing the 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 The c mark appears to the left of the selected files. To cancel a selection, press the Yellow button again. To deselect all selected files, press the and select Deselect All.
  • Page 29 Videos/Music/Photos Play Option menu During playing a file, press the TOOLS button. Category Title You can move the other file directly. You can play movie and music files repeatedly. Repeat Mode Picture Size You can adjust the picture size for preference. You can adjust the picture setting. (p. 15, 16, 17) Picture Setting Sound Setting You can adjust the sound setting.
  • Page 30: 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 31 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 Programme 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 32 ¦ Listening through a Receiver You can listen to sound through a receiver (i.e Home Theatre) 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 33: Other Information

    Other Information The index page of the Teletext service gives you information on how to use the service. For Teletext information to be displayed correctly, channel reception must be stable. Otherwise, information may be missing or some pages may not be displayed. ✎...
  • Page 34: Installing The Wall Mount

    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 35: Assembling The Cables

    Enclose the cables in the Cable tie so that the cables are not visible through the transparent stand. Overly rigid or thick cables can damage input jacks for long term usage. Caution: Pulling, pushing, or climbing onto the TV may cause the TV to fall. In particular, ensure that your children do not hang over or destabilize the TV;...
  • Page 36: Troubleshooting

    If you have any questions about the TV, first refer to this list. If none of these troubleshooting tips apply, please visit “www. samsung.com,” then click on Support, or contact the call centre listed on the back-cover of this manual.
  • Page 37 Issues Solutions and Explanations 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. •...
  • Page 38 (Horizontal Dot). • Programme the Cable/Set top box 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.
  • Page 39: Specifications

    Display Resolution Environmental Considerations Operating Temperature Operating Humidity Storage Temperature Storage Humidity TV System Colour/Video System Sound System HDMI IN 1 ~ 3 Stand Swivel (Left / Right) Model Name Screen Size Sound (Output) Dimensions (WxDxH) Body With stand Weight Without Stand With Stand ✎...
  • Page 40: 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 41: Index

    Amplify Antenna Anynet+ Auto Adjustment Auto Volume Background Music Balance L/R Basic View Batteries Black Tone Blanking Bracket Brightness Cable Tie 4, 35 Change PIN Channel Manager Channel Menu Clock Colour Tone Component Connecting to a PC Connecting to an Audio Device DIGITAL AUDIO OUT 9, 30 DivX®...
  • Page 42: Warning! Important Safety Instructions

    Warning! Important Safety Instructions Please read the appropriate section that corresponds to the marking on your Samsung product before attempting to install the product. CAUTION RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK DO NOT OPEN CAUTION: TO REDUCE THE RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK, DO NOT REMOVE COVER (OR BACK). THERE ARE NO USER SERVICEABLE PARTS INSIDE. REFER ALL SERVICING TO QUALIFIED PERSONNEL. y The slots and openings in the cabinet and in the back or bottom are provided for necessary ventilation.To ensure reliable operation of this apparatus, and to protect it from overheating, these slots and openings must never be blocked or covered.
  • Page 43: Wiring The Mains Power Supply Plug (uk Only)

    3. Warranty repairs must be carried out by Authorised Samsung Dealers or Authorised Service Centres. No re-imbursement will be made for repairs carried out by non Samsung Dealers and, any such repair work and damage to the products caused by such repair work will not be covered by this warranty.
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