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  • Page 1: User Manual

    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 0330 SAMSUNG (7267864) © 2012 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 Do not lay the TV flat on its face or back. Your Samsung Plasma TV is a high quality television that has been carefully packaged to protect the integrity of its glass panel and component parts during shipment. It is, nonetheless, a fragile piece of electronics that requires careful handling.
  • Page 4: Providing Proper Ventilation For Your Tv

    Whether you install your TV using a stand or a wall-mount, we strongly recommend you use parts ✎ provided by Samsung Electronics only. • If you use parts provided by another manufacturer, it may cause difficulties with the product or result in injury caused by the product falling.
  • Page 5: List Of Features

    PCs. PCs and mobile phones can be accessed wirelessly, through your wireless network. • Anynet+ (HDMI-CEC): Allows you to control all connected Samsung devices that support Anynet+ with your Samsung TV’s remote. • e-Manual: Provides a detailed, on-screen user's manual that's built into your TV. (p. 33) •...
  • Page 6 Wireless Keyboard (Sold Separately) Wireless Keyboard [PE8000-XU]BN68-04062J.indb 6 Accessories • Power Cord • Cleaning-Cloth • Samsung 3D Active Glasses CI Card Adapter IR Blaster & Batteries (AA x 4) English - 6 Power Cord LAN Cable (sold separately)
  • Page 7: Using The Tv's Controller (panel Key)

    The TV's Controller, a small joy stick like button on the rear right side of the TV, lets you control the TV without the remote control. The product colour and shape may vary depending on the model. ✎ Function menu Remote control sensor Up(Rear) Left...
  • Page 8: Standby Mode

    Standby mode Your TV enters Standby mode when you turn it off and continues to consume a small amount of electric power. To be safe and to decrease power consumption, do not leave your TV in standby mode for long periods of time (when you are away on vacation, for example).
  • Page 9: Viewing The Remote Control

    This is a special remote control for the visually impaired persons and has Braille points on the Power, ✎ Channel and Volume buttons. Turns the TV on and off. Displays and selects the available video sources. (p. 17) Have direct access to channels. Alternately select Teletext ON, Double, Mix or OFF.
  • Page 10: Setup (initial Setup)

    Installing batteries (Battery size: AAA) Match the polarity of the batteries to the symbols in the battery compartment. NOTE ✎ • Install the batteries so that the polarity of the batteries (+/-) matches the illustration in the battery compartment. • Use the remote control within 23 feet of the TV. •...
  • Page 11 Select Country. (Depending on the country) Auto Tuning (1): Selecting how you watch your TV Auto Tuning (2): Selecting a search options and Region Selection (Depending on the country) Clock: Setting the Clock Mode Time Zone (Depending on the country): Setting the your Time Zone Voice and motion control: Setting the...
  • Page 12: Connecting To Av Devices (blu-ray Players, Dvd Players, Etc.)

    Connecting to AV Devices (Blu-ray Players, DVD Players, etc.) Using an HDMI Cable for an HD connection (up to 1080p, HD digital signals) For the best quality HD picture, we recommend using an HDMI connection. Use with DVD players, Blu-ray players, HD cable boxes, and HD Set-Top-Box satellite receivers. HDMI IN 1 (DVI), HDMI IN 2...
  • Page 13 • The ARC function allows digital audio to output via the enabled only when the TV is connected with an audio receiver that supports the ARC function. • This product supports the Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL) function via an HDMI-MHL cable. Note that the MHL function is supported by the •...
  • Page 14: Component Connection

    Using a Component (up to 1080p) or an Audio/Video (480i only) and a Scart Cable Component Cable (Not Supplied) COMPONENT OUT AUDIO OUT R-AUDIO-L BD Player Component connection In Ext. mode, DTV Out supports MPEG SD Video and Audio only. ✎...
  • Page 15 Using an HDMI cable or an HDMI to DVI cable Your PC may not support an HDMI connection. ✎ Use your PC speakers for audio. ✎ The optimal resolution is 1920 X 1080 @ 60 Hz. See the Display Resolution page for all available resolutions (page 38).
  • Page 16 Audio Connections – Using and Optical (Digital) or a Headphone Connection DIGITAL AUDIO OUT (OPTICAL) ✎ • When a digital audio system is connected to the DIGITAL AUDIO OUT (OPTICAL) jack, decrease the volume of both the TV and the system. •...
  • Page 17: Changing The Input Source

    Source → Source ™ When you are watching TV and you want to watch a movie on your DVD player or Blu-ray player or switch to your cable box or STB satellite receiver, you need to change the Source. ■ TV / Ext. / HDMI1/DVI / HDMI2 / HDMI3 / AV / Component 1.
  • Page 18: Voice Control

    Enable or disable the voice recognition function. Lets you access and control menu options and functions using speech. For accurated voice recognition, refer to the Standard Voice Command list at the Samsung web site ✎ (www. → support → Manuals & Downloads).
  • Page 19 If a menu option or function is not supported by the Voice Control function, we suggest trying the ✎ Motion control function. To use the Motion control, raise your hand while opening it toward the screen, hold it for a moment and then wave it 3–4 time to the left and right. Motion control starts. If the Motion control starts, the cursor is displayed at the center of the screen and the Motion guide bar size is at the bottom of the screen.
  • Page 20: Motion Control

    Using the Voice Text Input Mode The Voice Text Input mode is useful especially when you search for a long sentence from sources (e.g. applications, Your Video, AllShare Play). 1. Speak "Search All" while in the Voice Control mode. When you use a QWERTY keypad screen, you can use the Voice Text Input Mode. Speak the ✎...
  • Page 21 − Brightness Test: This test checks to see if your room is bright enough for Motion control to work properly. Select Start using your remote. The test will start and should take only a few seconds. − Camera Angle Test: Start Camera Angle Test Select Start using your remote. Please put yourself in the rectangle on the screen by adjusting the camera or moving around.
  • Page 22: Face Recognition

    ✎ To register your face in your Samsung account, follow these steps: To use this function, you must log into Smart Hub. If you don't have a Samsung Account, you ✎ should create one before using this function. To create your Samsung Account, refer to “Creating an Account”...
  • Page 23: Connecting To A Common Interface Slot (your Tv Viewing Card Slot)

    Connecting to a COMMON INTERFACE slot (Your TV viewing Card Slot) Attaching the CI Card Adapter Attach the adapter as shown below. To connect the CI CARD Adapter, follow these steps. We recommend attaching the adapter before ✎ installing the wall mount, or inserting the “CI or CI+ CARD”.
  • Page 24: The Evolution Kit Slot (kit Sold Separately)

    NOTE ✎ • You must obtain a “CI or CI+ CARD” from a local cable service provider. • When removing the “CI or CI+ CARD”, carefully pull it out with your hands since dropping the “CI or CI+ CARD” may cause damage to it. •...
  • Page 25: Network Connection

    If Pure High-throughput (Greenfield) 802.11n mode is selected and the Encryption type is set to WEP, TKIP or TKIP AES (WPS2Mixed) for your wireless router, Samsung TVs will not support a connection in compliance with new Wi-Fi certification specifications.
  • Page 26 Improved user convenience has been provided so that you can switch the channel and adjust the volume with just your fingertips while focusing on the TV screen. In addition, the built-in Touch Pad removes the need for a mouse when you change the menu settings and search for something on the Internet. For more detailed information about Smart Touch Control, see "Using the Smart Touch Control"...
  • Page 27: Initial Pairing

    Installing batteries (Battery size : AA) 1. Press the back of the remote at the very bottom with both thumbs, and then slide the battery cover up in the direction of the arrow. 2. Install two batteries so that the polarity of the batteries (+/-) matches the illustration in the battery compartment.
  • Page 28: Using The Touchpad

    To display the shortcut functions list on the bottom of the screen, press the Touch Pad. This list include Menu, Source, CH List, 3D and other functions. To display the colour and playing control functions on the top of the screen, press the top of the Touch Pad.
  • Page 29 To Enter a channel number through Smart Touch Control 1. While watching a broadcast, press the displays the number button screen. 2. Using the Touch Pad, highlight a number, and then press the Touch Pad. The TV displays a list of channels that start with the number you selected.
  • Page 30 The IR Blaster converts the Smart Touch Control to a universal remote control to operate the devices connected to the TV. When pressing a button or tapping the Touch Pad on the Smart Touch Control, the IR Blaster takes the command from the Smart Touch Control and sends it to the indicated device as infrared signal.
  • Page 31 Setting up Smart touch control to use as a Universal Remote Control Lets you control a Set-Top-Box (STB) or a BD player or both connected to the TV using your Smart Touch Control. After you connect the device to the TV, the Smart Touch Control can control the navigation, number, and other keys needed to operate and control the device.
  • Page 32: Using The Search For Recommended Model Code

    Smart Touch Control. Select Download on the TV screen using your Smart Touch Control. Universal remote setup complete. Congratulations! Your Set-top box-Samsung connected via Component is now ready to use. Now you can use the Watch TV(set-top box) option to control your set-top box ‹...
  • Page 33: How To View The E-manual

    How to view the e-Manual You can fi nd instructions for your TV’s features in the e-Manual. To open the e-Manual, press the SUPPORT button on your standard remote or select Support Control. You can also access it through the menu: Menu →...
  • Page 34 Using the coloured and function buttons with the e-Manual • Scroll bar: Scroll the e-Manual screen up or down. • / r: Moves to the previous or next chapter. • Try now: Move the OSD menu that corresponds to the topic.
  • Page 35: Installing The Wall Mount

    Contact a technician for assistance when installing the wall mount bracket. We do not advise you to do it yourself. 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 36: Storage And Maintenance

    If you attached some stickers on the TV screen, some debris may remain after removing the sticker. ✎ Please clean it to watch TV. Do not spray water directly onto the product. Any liquid that goes into the product may cause a failure, fi re, or electric shock.
  • Page 37: Troubleshooting

    Some of above pictures and functions are available at specific models only. ✎ You can keep your TV as optimum condition to upgrade the latest firmware on web site (samsung. ✎ com → Support → Downloads) by USB.
  • Page 38: Display Resolution

    Mode Resolution Frequency (KHz) 640 x 350 720 x 400 640 x 480 832 x 624 1152 x 870 640 x 480 640 x 480 640 x 480 800 x 600 800 x 600 800 x 600 1024 x 768 1024 x 768 1024 x 768 VESA...
  • Page 39: Specifications

    Display Resolution Environmental Considerations Operating Temperature Operating Humidity Storage Temperature Storage Humidity TV System Colour/Video System Sound System HDMI IN Stand Swivel (Left / Right) Model Name Screen Size Sound (Output) Dimensions (WxHxD) Body With stand Weight Without Stand With Stand [PE8000-XU]BN68-04062J.indb 39 Specifications 1920 x 1080...
  • Page 40: Smart Touch Control

    Model Name Power Source Button Input Touch Pad Indicator Output Touch Control Features Voice Bluetooth MBR Database Coverage Supported Device Mode Maximum Working Distance Voice Transfer Voice Supported Audio Data Rate Suggested Sound Level Pairing Method Bluetooth Maximum Pairing Distance Maximum Working Distance Pairing with TV Setup...
  • Page 41 Model Name Power Source Input Button Indicator Output Features Bluetooth MBR Database Coverage Supported Device Mode Maximum Working Distance Pairing Method Bluetooth Maximum Pairing Distance Maximum Working Distance Pairing with TV Setup Programming MBR Operating Temperature Working Distance Operating Working Angle Working Hours LED TV Compatibility...
  • Page 42 Recommendation - EU Only • Hereby, Samsung Electronics, declares that this LED TV is in compliance with the essential requirements and other relevant provisions of Directive 1999/5/EC. • The official Declaration of Conformity may be found at, go to Support >...
  • Page 43 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).
  • Page 44: Warranty Card

    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.
  • Page 45: Wiring The Mains Power Supply Plug (uk Only)

    Wiring the Mains Power Supply Plug (UK Only) IMPORTANT NOTICE The mains lead on this equipment is supplied with a moulded plug incorporating a fuse. The value of the fuse is indicated on the pin face of the plug and, if it requires replacing, a fuse approved to BSI1362 of the same rating must be used. Never use the plug with the fuse cover omitted if the cover is detachable.
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