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Samsung LN32D405E5D User Manual

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  • Page 1: User Manual

    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 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 y List of Features ... 4 y Accessories ... 4 y Viewing the Control Panel ... 5 y Viewing the Remote Control ... 6 y Connecting to an Antenna ... 7 y Plug & Play (Initial Setup) ... 7 Connections y Connecting to an AV Device ...
  • 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, and pictures saved on a USB device. (P. 21) ■...
  • Page 5: Viewing The Control Panel

    ✎ The product color and shape may vary depending on the model. Speakers Press to turn the TV on and off. P (Power) 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

    Turns the TV on and off. Press to directly access to channels. Press to select additional channels (digital) being broadcast by the same station. For example, to select channel ‘54-3’, press ‘54’, then press ‘-’ and ‘3’. Adjusts the volume. Displays the channel list on the screen.
  • Page 7: Connecting To An Antenna

    When the TV is initially powered on, basic settings proceed automatically. ✎ Connecting the power cord and antenna. ✎ When you move or swivel the TV with Antenna cable tightly connected, there is high risk antenna jack on TV will be broken off. ✎...
  • Page 8: Connections

    Using an HDMI cable or HDMI to 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 STB (Set-Top-Box) satellite receiver TV Rear ✎...
  • Page 9 Display Modes (HDMI/DVI Input) Optimal resolution is 1360x768@60Hz. Mode Resolution Horizontal Frequency (KHz) 640 x 350 720 x 400 640 x 480 832 x 624 640 x 480 800 x 600 VESA DMT 1024 x 768 1360 x 768 ✎ ✎...
  • Page 10: Source List

    Source List MENUm → Input → Source List → ENTERE Use to select TV or an external input sources such as a DVD / Blu-ray player / cable box / STB satellite receiver. ■ TV / AV / Component / HDMI1/DVI / HDMI2 ✎...
  • 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 and select and adjust different functions. MEDIA.P FAV.CH button: Displays the main on-screen menu. MENU 2 ENTERE / Direction button: Move the cursor and select an item.
  • Page 12: Using Favorite Channels

    Using Favorite Channels ¦ MENUm → Channel → Channel List → ENTERE 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: Channel List

    Channel List MENUm → Channel → Channel List → ENTERE Channel List Option Menu Set each channel using the Channel List menu options (Add/ Delete, Timer Viewing, Select All/ Deselect All, Auto Program). Option menu items may differ depending on the channel status.
  • Page 14: Picture Menu

    Changing the Picture Options ¦ Advanced Settings MENUm → Picture → Advanced Settings → ENTERE (available in Standard / Movie mode) Compared to previous models, new Samsung TVs have a more precise picture. Advanced Settings Black Tone : Off Dynamic Contrast...
  • Page 15: Picture Options

    Picture Options MENUm → Picture → Picture Options → ENTERE Picture Options Color Tone : Normal Size : 16:9 Digital Noise Filter : Auto HDMI Black Level : Normal POWER Film Mode : Off U Move E Enter R Return ■...
  • Page 16: Sound Menu

    Sound Menu Changing the Preset Sound Mode ¦ MENUm → Sound → Mode → ENTERE Mode ■ Standard: Selects the normal sound mode. ■ Music: Emphasizes music over voices. ■ Movie: Provides the best sound for movies. ■ Clear Voice: Emphasizes voices over other sounds. ■...
  • Page 17: Setup Menu

    Setup Menu Setting the Time ¦ MENUm → Setup → Time → ENTERE Time ✎ The current time will appear every time you press the INFO button. ■ Clock: Setting the clock is for using various timer features of the TV. ✎...
  • Page 18: Locking Programs

    Locking Programs ¦ MENUm → Setup → V-Chip → ENTERE V-Chip The V-Chip feature automatically locks out programs that are deemed inappropriate for children. The user must enter a PIN (personal identification number) before any of the V-Chip restrictions are set up or changed. ✎...
  • Page 19: Other Features

    ■ Change PIN: The Change PIN screen will appear. Choose any 4 digits for your PIN and enter it in the Enter New PIN. Re-enter the same 4 digits in the Confirm New PIN. When the Confirm screen appears, press the OK button.
  • Page 20: 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 21: Advanced Features

    TV’s USB port. USB (HDD) is not supported. 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. Please connect directly to the Compatibility problem.
  • Page 22 MSC supports MP3 and JPEG files, and the PTP device supports JPEG files only. MTP (Media Transfer Protocol) is not supported. The playing duration of an mp3 file may be displayed as “00:00:00” if its playing time information is not found at the start of the file.
  • Page 23 Music Using the MP3 List Folder icon Photo Music list icon 307.2MB/973.7MB Move to the previous folder stage icon ✎ The selected file is displayed on the top with its playing time. Photo Music 1. To select all files or a file, press the INFO menus.
  • Page 24 Setup Using the Setup Menu ■ Slide Show Speed: Select to control the slide show speed. You can select Fast, Normal or Slow. ■ Background Music: Select to determine whether to play an MP3 file during a slide show. You can select Music On or Music Off. ■...
  • Page 25: 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 26: Securing The Tv To The Wall (Depending On The Model)

    Securing the TV to the Wall (depending on the model) Caution: Pulling, pushing, or climbing on the TV may cause the TV to fall. In particular, ensure your children do not hang over or destabilize the TV. Doing so may cause the TV to tip over, causing serious injuries or death.
  • Page 27 3. Firmly fasten the screw you provided (size M4xL20 or similar) to the wall or cabinet where the TV is to be installed. ✎ If you fasten the screw to the wall, we recommend you drive the screw into a stud. If that is not possible, use a molly to anchor the screw.
  • Page 28: Anti-Theft Kensington Lock

    The Kensington Lock is not supplied by Samsung. It 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 29: Troubleshooting

    Pr jack on the source to the red Pr jack on the TV. Screen Brightness If you find that the colors on your Samsung TV are correct but just a little too dark or bright, there are some settings you should check before calling for a repair.
  • Page 30 Issues Solutions and Explanations Poor picture First of all, please perform the Picture Test and confirm that your TV is properly displaying the test image. • If the test image is properly displayed, the poor picture may be caused by the source or signal. The TV image does not look as •...
  • Page 31 Issues Solutions and Explanations No Picture, No Video The TV will not turn on. • Make sure the AC power cord is securely plugged into the wall outlet and the TV. • Make sure the wall outlet is working. • Try pressing the If the TV turns on, refer to ‘Remote control does not work’...
  • Page 32: Storage And Maintenance

    • appears on the screen. ✎ Watch these troubleshooting on video at ✎ This TFT LCD panel uses a panel consisting of sub pixels which require sophisticated technology to produce. However, there may be a few bright or dark pixels on the screen. These pixels will have no impact on the performance of the product.
  • Page 33: Specifications

    In the case of using open source software, Open Source Licenses are available on the product menu. Open source used in this product can be found on the following webpage. ( ) Open source License Notice is written only English.
  • Page 34 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. © 2011 Samsung Electronics America, Inc English Dimensions 27.5...
  • Page 35 Antenna Auto Program Balance Cables Caption Clear Scrambled Channel Clear Voice Component Composite DST (Daylight Saving Time) Dynamic Contrast Energy Saving Equalizer Index Favorite Channel HDMI Language License Media Play Melody Photo view Power Indicator Remote Control Reset Picture Mode Screen Fit Sleep Timer Slide Show...

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