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Samsung UN46ES8000F User Manual

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  • Page 1: User Manual

    Contact SAMSUNG WORLDWIDE If you have any questions or comments about Your Samsung TV, please contact the SAMSUNG customer care center. Country Web Site Address Customer Care Center CANADA 1-800-SAMSUNG (726-7864) Samsung Electronics Canada Inc., Customer Service 55 Standish Court Mississauga, Ontario L5R 4B2 Canada U.S.A...
  • Page 2: Important Warranty Information Regarding

    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

    • Important Warranty Information Regarding ... 2 • Still image warning ... 2 • Contents ... 3 • List of Features ... 4 • Accessories and Cables ... 5 • Installing the Stand ... 7 • Installing the Wall Mount (Optional) ... 8 •...
  • Page 4: List Of Features

    PCs. PCs and cell 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. (page 47) •...
  • Page 5: Accessories And Cables

    Please make sure the following items are included with your TV. If any items are missing, contact your ✎ dealer. The items’ colors and shapes may vary depending on the model. ✎ Make sure that there are no accessories hidden behind or under packing materials after you open the ✎...
  • Page 6 Make sure you have the correct cable before plugging it in. Illustrations of common plugs and jacks ✎ are below. Cable Plugs HDMI Optical Do not plug cables in upside down. Be sure to check the orientation of the plug before plugging it in. Warning Wireless Keyboard (Sold Separately) Wireless Keyboard...
  • Page 7: Installing The Stand

    Stand Parts: Stand x 1 Follow the steps below to connect the TV to the stand. For more detailed instructions, see the separate stand installation guide. ATTENTION ✎ Place a soft cloth over a table to protect the TV, and then DO NOT USE DO NOT USE DO NOT...
  • Page 8: Installing The Wall Mount (optional)

    We recommend you 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 wall mount on your own.
  • Page 9 • 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. • Do not mount the TV at more than a 15 degree tilt.
  • Page 10: 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 11: Using The Tv's Controller (panel Key)

    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 color and shape may vary depending on the model. ✎...
  • Page 12: Connecting The Power Cord And The Antenna Or Cable Connection

    Selecting the MENU (m) Selecting a Source (s) Power Off (P) To close the Menu, Smart Hub, or Source, press the Controller for more than 1 second. ✎ Standby mode Your TV enters Standby mode when you turn it off and continues to consume a small amount of electric power.
  • Page 13: The Standard Remote Control

    Learn where the function buttons are on your remote. Especially note SOURCE, MUTE, VOL, CH, MENU, TOOLS, E, INFO, LIST, RETURN, and EXIT. This remote control has Braille points on the Power, Channel, and Volume buttons and can be used ✎...
  • Page 14 Installing batteries (Battery size: AAA) Match the polarity of the batteries to the symbols in the battery compartment. Your TV also comes with a Smart Touch Control. For information about the Smart Touch Control, see ✎ page 38. NOTE ✎ •...
  • Page 15: How To Navigate Menus

    Your TV’s Main and Tools menus contains functions that let you control the TV’s features. For example, in the Main menu you can change the size and configuration of the picture, its brightness, its contrast and so on. There are also functions that let you control the TV’s sound, channel configuration, energy use, and a host of other features.
  • Page 16: Configuring The Basic Settings In Initial Setup

    Configuring the Basic Settings in Initial Setup When you turn the TV on for the first time, a sequence of screens and on-screen prompts will assist you in configuring the TV’s basic settings. Plug the power cord into a wall outlet, and then press the turn on the TV.
  • Page 17 Wireless Network 1. The TV searches for and then displays all the wireless networks 2. Enter your network security key or WPS PIN using your remote. 3. When done, select Next if you have entered a security key or WPS 4.
  • Page 18 Software Upgrade: When Network Settings is complete, your TV will check for a new Update the software software version automatically. If new software is available, the TV to the latest version downloads and installs the new software. When the download is complete, select Next.
  • Page 19 Auto Program (3): Channel memorization stars. Channel memorization can take up to 45 Channel minutes, depending on your cable system. memorization For more information, refer to Auto Program (Channel Menu → Memorizing Channels) in the e-Manual. ✎ Clock: Set the Clock Select Auto or Manual, and then select Next. ✎...
  • Page 20: 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. Device HDMI Cable (Not Supplied) HDMI OUT...
  • Page 21 • This product supports the Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL) function via an HDMI-MHL cable. Note that the MHL function is supported by the • The MHL function lets you display a mobile device's screen via the TV. It can be enabled only when the TV is connected with a mobile device that supports the MHL function.
  • Page 22: Connecting To Audio Devices

    Using an Optical (Digital) Cable Connection and a Standard Stereo Cable Connection Use with Digital Audio Systems, Amplifiers, and Home Theaters. Digital Audio System OPTICAL Amplifier / DVD home theater AUDIO IN R-AUDIO-L DIGITAL AUDIO OUT (OPTICAL) ✎ • When you connect a Digital Audio System to the the volume of both the TV and the system.
  • Page 23: Connecting To A Pc

    Using an HDMI cable or an HDMI to DVI cable Your PC may not support an HDMI connection. ✎ Use your PC speakers for audio. ✎ HDMI Cable (Not Supplied) HDMI OUT HDMI to DVI Cable (Not Supplied) DVI OUT AUDIO OUT Audio Cable (Not Supplied) The optimal resolution is 1920 X 1080 @ 60 Hz.
  • Page 24: 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 / HDMI1/DVI / HDMI2 / HDMI3 / AV1 / AV2 / Component 1.
  • Page 25: Using Smart Hub

    PCs. PCs and cell phones can be accessed wirelessly, through your wireless network. Smart Hub also provides an easy-to-use gateway to a host of on-line media and entertainment including apps from the Samsung Apps store, streaming videos and movies, kids sites, and more. To access Smart Hub, press the ✎...
  • Page 26: Smart Interaction

    Enable or disable the voice recognition function. Lets you access and control menu options and functions by speaking letters or words. For accurate voice recognition, refer to the Standard Voice Command list at the Samsung web site ✎ ( → support → Manuals & Downloads).
  • Page 27 − Using the VOICE˜ button on your remote. (Close Proximity Recognition) When you use the TV's microphone, the words may not be recognized because of ambient noise. ✎ If this occurs, try using the voice command more easily. VOICE˜ button on your remote is always activated. If you want to use the TV's microphone, ✎...
  • Page 28 ■ Voice Control Environment Test You can test the amount of ambient noise level detected by the TV microphone. − Noise Test: This test checks the amount of ambient noise detected by the TV microphone. Too much ambient noise will prevent Voice Command from functioning. To run, select Next using your remote.
  • Page 29: Motion Control

    Motion Control Menu → System → Voice and Motion Control → Motion Control Enable or disable the Motion Control function. Lets you control your TV by moving the TV cursor using specific motions. Motion Control function can be affected recognition by motion posture, or ambient brightness ✎...
  • Page 30 Controlling the TV with your hands using motions Access Motion Control ■ − Action: Spread your hand in the direction of the camera, and shake it three or four times from a side to side. Pointing Navigation ■ Moves the cursor to the position you want. −...
  • Page 31: 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 32 If the TV recognizes two or more registered faces, the Samsung account list appears. Select your ✎ account to log in. If your face is unregistered, you can register your face in your Samsung account. Follow steps 4 ✎ through 5 in the “To register your face to your Samsung account:” procedure above.
  • Page 33: The Evolution Kit Slot (kit Sold Separately)

    The Evolution Kit Slot (Kit Sold Separately) This socket is designed to accept an extension device called the Evolution Kit. The Evolution Kit enables the TV to run a variety of the latest applications for a better user experience. The Evolution Kit, which may not be available depending on the product, will be sold separately in 2013 or later.
  • Page 34: Connecting To A Network

    • Encryption Type: WEP, TKIP, AES If you select Pure High-throughput (Greenfield) 802.11n mode and the Encryption type is set to WEP or TKIP on your AP or wireless router, Samsung TVs will not support a connection in compliance with new Wi-Fi certification specifications.
  • Page 35 Network Connection - Wired There are three main ways to connect your TV to your network using cable, depending on your network setup. They are illustrated starting below: The Modem Port on the Wall Modem Cable (Not Supplied) The Modem Port on the Wall (ADSL / VDSL / Cable TV) Modem Cable (Not Supplied)
  • Page 36: Configuring Network Connections

    Configuring Network Connections After you have run the initial setup, you can configure or reconfigure the network connections through the TV's menu. Configuring a Wireless Network Connection The instructions below are for networks that use the Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) to configure network connections automatically.
  • Page 37 Configuring a Wired Network Connection Most home networks use the Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) to configure network connections. Home networks that support DHCP automatically provide the IP address, subnet mask, gateway, and DNS values your TV needs to access the Internet so you don’t have to enter them manually. If you have a Static IP network, see your user’s manual for configuration instructions.
  • Page 38: The Smart Touch Control

    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 39 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 40 Using the Touch Pad To display the shortcut functions list on the bottom of the screen, press the touch pad. This list includes Menu, Source, Ch List, 3D, Support, and a number of other functions. To display the color and playing control functions on the top of the screen, press the top of the touch pad.
  • Page 41 Open the color, playing control and exit buttons.: To display the color, exit and play control buttons at the top of the screen, press the button at the top of the touch pad. e: Close all menus shown on the screen. Open the shortcut functions screen.: Press the center of the Touch Pad.
  • Page 42: The Ir Blaster

    When you connect an IR Blaster with your TV, you can control connected external devices with your TV using the Smart Touch Control. Install the IR Blaster within 50 cm and 45 degrees of the up, down, left and right directions of the IR ✎...
  • Page 43 IR Blaster Pairing 1. Turn the IR Blaster on, and if the LED blinks, connect the IR Blaster to the TV. 2. Briefly point the IR Blaster toward the IR sensor of the TV and press the 3. The connection icons appear on the bottom left of the screen, and the TV connects to IR Blaster automatically.
  • Page 44: Setting Up The Universal Remote Control

    Setting up the 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 45 Touch control. Press Download button on the TV Screen using your Smart Touch Control. Universal remote setup complete Congratulation! Your Set-top Box-Samsung connected on Component is now ready. Now, you can set your remote to Watch Set-top Box mode to control your Set-top Box.
  • Page 46: Using The Search For Recommended Model Code

    Using the Search for Recommended Model Code 1. In the Search for model name step in the integrated remote control setup, select the Recommended and press the touch pad. 2. Select Download to download the recommended model code. 3. Point the Smart touch remote control forward to the TV's IR sensor and press the touch pad to test if the device works.
  • Page 47 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 button on your standard remote or select Support using the Smart Touch Control. SUPPORT You can also access it through the menu: Menu →...
  • Page 48 Using the colored and function buttons with the e-Manual • Scroll bar: Scroll the e-Manual screen up or down. • l / r: Moves to the previous or next chapter. • a Try Now: Move to the OSD menu that corresponds to the topic. To return to the e-Manual screen, select Support using your remote.
  • Page 49: Troubleshooting

    • You have connected your devices to the correct jacks. For example, if Screen Brightness If you find that the colors on your Samsung TV are correct but just a little too dark or bright, try adjusting the following settings in the Picture menu option of the Main menu: •...
  • Page 50 Issues Solutions and Explanations Unwanted Powering Off If your Samsung TV appears to turn off by itself, there may be an issue with either your Timer settings or your Eco friendly No Signal Power Off feature. First make sure Sleep Timer is not accidentally set. The Sleep Timer turns off the TV automatically after a certain period of time has passed.
  • Page 51 There may be, however, a few bright or dark pixels on the screen. These pixels will have no impact on the performance of the product. To keep your TV in optimum condition, upgrade to the latest firmware on the Samsung web site by ✎...
  • Page 52: Licenses

    If a sticker was attached to the TV screen, some debris can remain after you remove the sticker. ✎ Please clean the debris off before watching TV. The exterior and screen of the product can get scratched during cleaning. Be sure to wipe the exterior ✎...
  • Page 53 Securing the TV to the Wall The TV-Holder Kit (Sold Separately): The parts below are included in the TV Holder kit. In addition, you need to provide a wood screw, screw and molly, or other screw appropriate for the wall or cabinet you intend to secure the TV-Holder string to. We recommend a size M4xL20 wood screw.
  • Page 54 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 55: Specifications - Smart Touch Control

    Specifications - Smart Touch Control Model Name Power Source Compatibility LED TV PDP TV Dimension (W x H x D) Weight Without Batteries Including Batteries Model Name Power Source Compatibility LED TV PDP TV Dimension (W x H x D) Weight Without Batteries Including Batteries...
  • Page 56: Specifications

    ✎ Televisions. Dispose unwanted electronics through an approved recycler. To find the nearest recycling location, go to our website: or call, (877) 278 - 0799 Specifications 1920 x 1080 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)
  • Page 57: Display Resolution

    If you have attached the TV to your PC, you can select one of the standard resolutions listed in the Resolution column. The TV will automatically adjust to the resolution you choose. Mode Resolution 640 x 350 720 x 400 640 x 480 832 x 624 1152 x 870...
  • Page 58: Video Codec

    File Extension Container *.avi DIVX 3.11/4.x/5.x/6.1 *.mkv MPEG4 SP/ASP *.asf H.264 BP/MP/HP *.wmv *.mp4 *.mov Window Media Video v9 *.3gp *.vro *.mpg *.mpeg *.ts *.tp *.trp *.m2ts *.mts *.divx *.webm WebM Other Restriction Video content will not play, or not play correctly, if there is an error in the content or the container. ✎...
  • Page 59: 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. © 2012 Samsung Electronics America, Inc Dimensions 15.7 27.7...
  • Page 60: Index

    The Smart Touch Control ... 38 To Change the screen position of the e-Manual ... 48 To register your face in your Samsung account ... 31 Trigger Words ... 27 Troubleshooting ... 49 Use Mode ... 16 Using Smart Hub ... 25 Using the Touch Pad ...
  • Page 61 Federal Communication Commission Interference Statement This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential installation.
  • Page 62 This Class B digital apparatus complies with Canadian ICES-003. Cet appareil numérique de la classe B conforme á la norme NMB-003 du Canada. This device complies with Industry Canada license-exempt RSS standard(s). Operation is subject to the following two conditions: (1) this device may not cause interference, and (2) this device must accept any interference, including interference that may cause undesired operation of the device.

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