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Samsung PS50C6500TK User Manual

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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 EIRE 0818 717100 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. • An administration fee may be charged if either – (a) an engineer is called out at your request and there is no defect in the product (i.e. where you have failed to read this user manual) – (b) you bring the unit to a repair centre and there is no defect in the product (i.e. where you have failed to read this user manual). • The amount of such administration charge will be advised to you before any work or home visit is carried out. 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 11 How to Navigate Menus 11 Using the INFO button (Now & Next guide) 11 Planning Your Viewing 13 Channel Menu 15 Picture Menu 18 Sound Menu 20 Setup Menu 22 Support Menu...
  • 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’ colours 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 Remote control sensor Aim the remote control towards this spot on the TV. Toggles between all the available input sources. In the on-screen menu, use this SOURCEE button as you would use the ENTERE button on the remote control.
  • Page 6: Viewing The Remote Control

    These buttons are for the Channel Manager, Internet@TV, Media Play menu, etc. Use these buttons in Media Play and Anynet+ modes (p. 32, 39). (�: Controls recording for Samsung recorders that have the Anynet+ feature) Installing batteries (Battery size: AAA) English Viewing the Remote Control POWER...
  • 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. 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 (up to 1080p) Available devices: DVD, Blu-ray player, HD cable box, HD STB (Set-Top-Box) satellite receiver, cable box, STB satellite receiver White ✎ 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, HD STB satellite receiver, cable box, or STB satellite receiver may require a DVI-HDMI (DVI to HDMI) cable or DVI-HDMI (DVI to HDMI) adapter.
  • Page 9: Connecting To An Audio Device

    Using a Component (up to 1080p) or Audio/Video (480i only) and Scart Cable Available devices: DVD, Blu-ray player, cable box, STB satellite receiver, VCR White Blue Green ✎ In Ext. mode, DTV Out supports MPEG SD Video and Audio only. ✎ To obtain the best picture quality, the Component connection is recommended over the A/V connection. Using an Optical (Digital) or Audio (Analogue) Cable or Headphone Connection Available devices: digital audio system, amplifier, DVD home theatre ✎...
  • 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 GUIDE CONTENT TOOLS INFO RETURN EXIT 1 ENTERE / Direction button: Move the cursor and I-II 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

    3. After you have changed the settings, the channel list for each group can be viewed in my channels. Edit My Channels Lock Radio Timer Viewing Data/Other Edit Channel Number Analogue Delete Deselect All Antenna Zoom Select Channel List You can see all the channels searched. Use to select a customized channel, for thecurrently selected input, from the lists All / TV / Radio / Analogue.
  • Page 14 ¦ Editing Channels Channel Manager Option Menu (in Channel Manager) 1. Select a channel and press the 2. Edit the channel name or number using the Edit Channel Name or Edit Channel Number menu. ■ Edit Channel Name (analogue channels only): Assign your own channel name. ■ Edit Channel Number (digital channels only): Edit the number by pressing the number buttons desired.
  • 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. ■ Relax: Suitable for reducing eye strain. ✎ Relax is not available in PC mode. ■ Movie: Suitable for watching movies in a dark room. ¦...
  • Page 16 ■ White Balance: Adjust the colour temperature for a more natural picture. R-Offset / G-Offset / B-Offset: Adjust each colour’s (red, green, blue) darkness. R-Gain / G-Gain / B-Gain: Adjust each colour’s (red, green, blue) brightness. Reset: Resets the White Balance to it’s default settings. ■ 10p White Balance (Off / On): Controls the white balance in 10 point interval by adjusting the red, green, and blue brightness.
  • Page 17 ■ Screen Mode (16:9 / Wide Zoom / Zoom / 4:3): Available only when picture size is set to Auto Wide. You can determine the desired picture size at the 4:3 WSS (Wide Screen Service) size or the original size. Each European country requires different picture size. ✎ Not available in PC, Component or HDMI mode. ■...
  • Page 18: 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 19 Auto Volume (Off / Normal / Night) To equalize the volume level on each channel, set to Normal. ■ Night: This mode provides an improved sound experience compared to Normal mode, making almost no noise. It is useful at night. 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.
  • Page 20: Setup Menu

    Setup Menu ¦ Setting the Time Time ■ Clock: Setting the clock is for using various timer features of the TV. The current time will appear every time you press INFO button. ✎ If you disconnect the power cord, you have to set the clock again.
  • Page 21 Movie. – Equalizer is not available. ■ BD Wise (Off / On): Provides the optimal picture quality for Samsung DVD, Blu-ray and Home Theatre products which support BD Wise. When BD Wise is turned On, the picture mode is automatically changed to the optimal resolution.
  • Page 22: Support Menu

    ✎ Software Upgrade Software Upgrade can be performed via a broadcasting signal or by network connection 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 ■ By USB: Insert a USB TV Rear Panel drive containing the firmware upgrade file, downloaded from “www.samsung.com,” into the TV. Please be careful not to disconnect the power or remove the USB drive until upgrades are complete. The TV will be turned off and on automatically after completing the firmware upgrade.
  • Page 24: 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 480 640 x 480...
  • Page 25: Network Connection

    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 26 ENTERE button. The Network screen appears. Network Network Type Network Setup Network Test SWL(Samsung Wireless Link) 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 27 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 28 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, connect the Samsung Wireless LAN Adapter using a USB cable in a place that is not affected by radio interference.
  • Page 29 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 button on your remote, use the ▲ or ▼ button to select Setup, and then press the ENTERE button.
  • Page 30 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.
  • Page 31 To use the Internet@TV, the AP (access point) must be connected to the wireless network. ✎ If a Samsung Wireless LAN Adapter is connected to the port, the network may not operate normally. We USB 2 recommend to connecting it to the ✎...
  • Page 32: Media Play

    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 programme will be installed.
  • Page 33 The Divx DRM, Multi-audio, embedded caption does not supported. ✎ Samsung PC Share manager should be permitted by the firewall programme on your PC. ✎ When you use Media Play mode through a network connection, According to functions of the provided server: The sorting method may vary.
  • Page 34 ¦ 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: You can ascertain the selected file name and the number of files and page.
  • Page 35 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. Frame rate Resolution (fps)
  • Page 36 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. ✎ If you press the ENTERE button (Chaptering) during playing the file, you can explore scene divided into 5 chapters you want.
  • Page 37 ¦ 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 38 Videos/Music/Photos Play Option menu During playing a file, press the TOOLS Category Title You can move the other file directly. Repeat Mode You can play movie and music files repeatedly. You can adjust the picture size for preference. Picture Size Picture Setting You can adjust the picture setting (p. 15, 16, 17). Sound Setting You can adjust the sound setting (p.
  • Page 39: 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 40 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 41 ¦ 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 42: Internet@tv

    Login Mark as Favourite 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. by Date 1/1 Downloaded Applications: Displays the downloaded applications through the Samsung Apps.
  • Page 43 Account Login For a application with multiple account, use ◄ and ► to access the different account. 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 44 R Return: Moves to previous menu. 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 45: Allshare

    TV as a monitor for your mobile when browsing a web page. ✎ For more information, visit “www.samsung.com” or contact the Samsung call centre. Mobile devices may need additional software installation. For details, refer to each device’s user’s guide. ¦...
  • Page 46 SMS. ✎ NOTE Using your Samsung phone to control your TV Simply 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, Deny only the POWER, Y, P</> and supported.
  • Page 47: 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 48: Assembling The Cables

    Stand Type Enclose the cables in the Cable Tie so that the cables are not visible through the transparent stand. Wall-Mount Type ✎ Do not pull the cables too hard when arranging them. This may cause damage to the product’s connection terminals. Assembling the Blanking Bracket When installing the TV onto a wall, attach the Blanking Bracket as shown.
  • Page 49 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 50: 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 51: 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 52 • If you are using a HDMI connection, check the audio output setting on your PC. • Samsung Wireless USB dongle is required to use a wireless network. • Make sure the Network Connection is set to Wireless (p. 27).
  • Page 53 Issues Solutions and Explanations Your settings are lost after 30 minutes or • every time the TV is turned off. You have intermittent loss of audio or • video. • You see small particles when you look • closely at the edge of the frame of the TV. The PIP menu is not available.
  • Page 54 ¦ Licence TheaterSound, SRS and the TheaterSound technology is incorporated under licence from SRS Labs, Inc. Manufactured under licence from Dolby Laboratories. Dolby and the double-D symbol are trademarks of Dolby Laboratories. Manufactured under licence under U.S. Patent #’s: 5,451,942; 5,956,674; 5,974,380; 5,978,762; 6,487,535 &...
  • Page 55: Specifications

    Display Resolution Environmental Considerations Operating Temperature Operating Humidity Storage Temperature Storage Humidity TV System Colour/Video System Sound System HDMI IN 1 ~ 4 Stand Swivel (Left / Right) Model Name Screen Size (Diagonal) Sound (Output) Dimensions (WxDxH) Body With stand Weight Without Stand With Stand...
  • Page 56: Index

    AllShare Amplify Antenna Anynet+ Auto Adjustment Auto Volume Background Music Balance L/R Basic View Batteries Black Tone Blanking Bracket Brightness Cable Tie 4, 48 Change PIN Channel Manager Channel Menu Clock Colour Tone Component Connecting to a PC Connecting to an Audio Device DIGITAL AUDIO OUT 9, 39 DivX®...
  • Page 57: 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 58: 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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