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Samsung CL29A5 Owner's Instructions Manual

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CL-29A5P / CL-29A5W
CL-29A6P / CL-29A6W
CL-29A7P / CL-29A7W
CL-29M6P / CL-29M6W
CT-29A7PW / CT-29K3W
CT-29M6P / CL-34M9P
CT-29K5W
AA68-01104H-00(ENG)
COLOR TELEVISION
Owner's
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Instructions

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  • Page 1 CL-29A5P / CL-29A5W CL-29A6P / CL-29A6W CL-29A7P / CL-29A7W CL-29M6P / CL-29M6W CT-29A7PW / CT-29K3W CT-29M6P / CL-34M9P CT-29K5W Owner’s Instructions AA68-01104H-00(ENG) COLOR TELEVISION...
  • Page 2: Safety Instructions

    Important: One Federal Court has held that unauthorized recording of copyrighted TV programs is an infringement of U.S. copyright laws. Certain Canadian programs may also be copyrighted and any unauthorized recording in whole or in part may be in violation of these rights.
  • Page 3: Important Safety Information

    Do not block these openings with any object, and do not place the TV receiver on a bed, sofa, rug, or other similar surface. Do not place it near a radiator or heat register. If you place the TV receiver on a rack or bookcase, ensure that there is adequate ventilation and that you’ve followed the manufacturer’...
  • Page 4 • Unplug the TV from the wall outlet and disconnect the antenna or cable system during a light- ning storm or when left unattended and unused for long periods of time. This will prevent dam- age to the unit due to lightning and power-line surges.
  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    Connecting Cable TV ........2.2...
  • Page 6 Cleaning and Maintaining Your TV......A.1 Using Your TV in Another Country ......A.1...
  • Page 7: Chapter 1: Your New

    C h a p t e r O n e O U R List of Features Your TV was designed with the latest technology. This TV is a high-performance unit that includes the following special features: • Easy-to-use remote control •...
  • Page 8: Familiarizing Yourself With The Tv

    O U R Familiarizing Yourself with The TV Front Panel Buttons The buttons on the front panel control your TV’ s basic features, including the on-screen menu. To use the more advanced features, you must use the remote control. For models...
  • Page 9: Side Panel Jacks

    O U R Side Panel Jacks You can use the Side panel jacks to connect an A/V component that is used only occa- sionally, such as a camcorde or video game. (For information on connecting equipment, see pages 2.1 – 2.8.) For models CL-29A7P/CL-29A7W CT-29A7PW/CL-29A6P...
  • Page 10: Rear Panel Jacks

    CT-29K5W) S-Video signal from an S-VHS VCR or laserdisc player. Connect video from a DVD player. Note: Only black and white signals are output from a monitor in DVD mode. Connect to an antenna or to a cable TV system.
  • Page 11: Remote Control

    O U R Remote Control You can use the remote control up to about 23 feet from the TV. When using the remote, always point it directly at the TV. You can also use your remote control to operate your VCR and cable box. See page4.1 for details.
  • Page 12: Vcr Controls

    Exchanges the video signal that is currently displayed on the main screen with the signal in the PIP window. TV/VIDEO Press to select one of the available signal sources for the PIP window. PIP/SIZE Press this button to control the PIP window.
  • Page 13: Number Buttons

    O U R Remote Control Œ POWER Turns the TV on and off. ´ Number buttons Press to select channels directly on the TV. ˇ +100 Press to select channels over 100. For example, to select channel 121, press “+100,” then press “2”...
  • Page 14: Chapter 2: Installation

    C h a p t e r Tw o N S TA L L AT I O N Connecting VHF and UHF Antennas If your antenna has a set of leads that look like this, see “Antennas with 300-ohm Flat Twin Leads,” below. If your antenna has one lead that looks like this, see “Antennas with 75-ohm Round Leads,”...
  • Page 15: Antennas With 75-ohm Round Leads

    Separate VHF and UHF Antennas If you have two separate antennas for your TV (one VHF and one UHF), you must combine the two antenna signals before connecting the antennas to the TV. This procedure requires a an optional combiner-adaptor (available at most electronics shops).
  • Page 16: Connecting To A Cable Box That Descrambles All Channels

    VHF/UHF antenna terminal on the back of the TV. Connecting to a Cable Box that Descrambles Some Channels If your cable box descrambles only some channels (such as premium channels), follow the instructions below. You will need a two-way splitter, an RF (A/B) switch, and four lengths of coaxial cable.
  • Page 17: Connecting A Vcr

    Set the A/B switch to the “B” position to view scrambled channels. (When you set the A/B switch to “B,” you will need to tune your TV to the cable box’ s output channel, which is usu- ally channel 3 or 4.)
  • Page 18 TV. If you have a “mono” (non-stereo) VCR, use the Y-connector (not supplied) to hook up to the left and right audio input jacks of the TV. If your VCR is stereo, you must con- nect two cables.
  • Page 19: Connecting An S-vhs Vcr

    N S TA L L AT I O N Connecting an S-VHS VCR (Except models CT-29K3W/CT-29K5W) Your Samsung TV can be connected to an S-Video signal from an S-VHS VCR. (This connection delivers a better picture as compared to a standard VHS VCR.) To begin, follow steps 1–3 in the previous...
  • Page 20: Connecting A Second Vcr To Record From The Tv

    Pr) jacks on the DVD player. To enable DVD viewing, connect video cables between the Y, Pb and Pr inputs on the TV and Y,Pb and Pr out- puts on the DVD player. Note: For an explanation of Component video, see your DVD player's owner's manual.
  • Page 21: Connecting A Camcorder

    N S TA L L AT I O N Connecting a Camcorder The side panel jacks on your TV make it easy to connect a camcorder to your TV. They allow you to view the camcorder tapes without using a VCR. (Also see “Viewing a VCR or Camcorder Tape”...
  • Page 22: Installing Batteries In The Remote Control

    The remote control can be used up to about 23 feet from the TV. (Assuming typical TV usage, the bat- teries last for about one year.)
  • Page 23: Chapter 3: Operation

    You can also use the POWER button on the front panel. Plug & Play Feature When the TV is initially powered On, five basic customer settings proceed automatically and subsequently: Setting the language, video signal source, Ant. input check, Auto program, and Clock.
  • Page 24 P E R AT I O N Make sure that the antenna is connected to the TV. And then press VOL+ or VOL-. The “Auto Porgram” is active. Press MENU to skip. (refer to “Auto program” on page 3.6.) Press VOL+ or VOL- to move to the hour or minute.
  • Page 25: Viewing The Menus And On-screen Displays

    The main screen shows differently according as model has PIP feature. You can also use the MENU, CHANNEL, and VOLUME buttons on the control panel of the TV to make selections. The on-screen displays disappear after about ten seconds. : TV O...
  • Page 26: Selecting A Menu Language

    Press CH three times to select “Function.” Press VOL + to display the “Function” menu. Press VOL + to select the appropriate language: English, Spanish, or Portuguese. Press MENU twice to exit. : TV O HAPTER HREE PERATION...
  • Page 27: Memorizing The Channels

    Selecting the Video Signal-source Before your television can begin memorizing the available channels, you must specify the type of signal source that is connected to the TV (i.e., an antenna or a cable system). Press MENU to display the menu.
  • Page 28: Storing Channels In Memory (automatic Method)

    “Channel.” Press VOL + to access the Channel sub-menu. Press CH “Auto program”. Press VOL +. The TV will begin memorizing all of the available channels. After all the available channels are stored, the Auto program menu reappears. Press MENU twice to exit.
  • Page 29: Adding And Erasing Channels (manual Method)

    Press MENU. Press CH or CH select “Select”. Press VOL+ or VOL- to select “Added” or “Eraseed”. Press MENU three times to exit. : TV O HAPTER HREE PERATION...
  • Page 30: Changing Channels

    Using the Channel Buttons Press the CH When you press CH see all the channels that the TV has memorized. (The TV must have memorized at least three channels.) You will not see channels that were either erased or not memorized.
  • Page 31: Labeling The Channels

    Repeat the process to select the last two digits. Press MENU twice to set the label and clear the menus from the screen. Note: You cannot select “Labeling” in the A/V mode. : TV O HAPTER HREE PERATION...
  • Page 32: Setting The Clock

    After selecting the correct minutes, press VOL +. Press MENU three times to exit. 3.10 : TV O HAPTER HREE PERATION three times three times or CH When selecting the hours, be sure to select the proper time of day (AM or PM).
  • Page 33: Customizing The Picture

    The customer can select “Normal”, “Warm”, or “Cool” accord- ing to personal preference. There is no Tint in PAL System. After adjusting an item, the gauge will automatically disappear (after about 5 seconds). : TV O HAPTER HREE PERATION 3.11...
  • Page 34: Using Automatic Picture Settings

    P E R AT I O N Using Automatic Picture Settings Your Samsung TV has three automatic picture settings (“Standard”, “Natural”, and “Mild”) that are preset at the factory. You can activate either Standard or Mild by making a selection from the menu). Or, you can select “Custom” which automatically recalls your personalized picture settings.
  • Page 35: Customizing The Sound

    For example, if you select “Bass,” pressing VOL + increases it. Press MENU three times to exit. Virtual surround models : CL-29A5P/ CL-29A5W/CL-29A6P/ CL-29A6W/CL-29A7P/CL-29A7W/ CL-29M6P/ CL-29M6W/CT-29A7PW/ CL-34M9P Surround models : CT-29K3W/CT-29M6P/ CT-29K5W : TV O HAPTER HREE PERATION 3.13...
  • Page 36: Using Automatic Sound Settings

    P E R AT I O N Using Automatic Sound Settings Your TV has four automatic sound settings (“Standard,” “Music,” “Movie,” and “Speech”) that are preset at the factory. You can activate any of them by making a selection from the on-screen menu.
  • Page 37: Setting The On/off Melody

    P E R AT I O N Setting The On/Off Melody You can hear clear melody sound when the TV is powered on or Off. Press MENU to display the menu. Press CH to select “Sound” menu. Press VOL - or VOL + repeatedly, until the word “Custom”...
  • Page 38: Viewing A Vcr Or Camcorder Tape

    TV’s A/V jacks, and the TV signal. Note: In the AV mode, the software available in all of the NTSC, PAL & SECAM devices is displayed on the screen after automatically judging the TV system (For models CT-29A7PW/CT-29K3W/CT-29M6P/CT-29K5W). 3.16...
  • Page 39: Chapter 4: Special Features

    TV, the universal remote can also operate a VCR, a cable box and DVD (even if your VCR, cable box and DVD are made by manufacturers other than Samsung). Setting Up Your Remote Control to Operate Your VCR Turn off your VCR.
  • Page 40: Vcr Codes

    P E C I A L E AT U R E S VCR Codes HAPTER PECIAL EATURES...
  • Page 41: Setting Up Your Remote Control To Operate Your Cable Box

    Setting Up Your Remote Control to Operate Your Cable Box Turn off your cable box. On your Samsung remote control, press SET. Press the CABLE button on the top right of your remote con- trol. Enter both digits of the cable box code listed below for your brand of cable box.
  • Page 42: Setting Up Your Remote Control To Operate Your Dvd

    Setting Up Your Remote Control to Operate Your DVD Turn off your DVD. On your Samsung remote control, press SET. Press the DVD button on the top right of your remote control. Enter one digit of the DVD code listed below for your brand of DVD.
  • Page 43: Fine Tuning Channels

    “Fine tune”. Press VOL+ and VOL- to adjust the fine tuning. To store the fine tuning setting in the TV’s mem- ory, press CH . ( The letters “*” will appear). To reset the fine tuning to “oo”, press CH...
  • Page 44: Digital Noise Reduction

    E AT U R E S Digital Noise Reduction If the broadcast signal received by your TV is weak, you can activate the Digital Noise Reduction feature to help reduce any static and ghosting that may appear on the screen.
  • Page 45: Tilt

    E AT U R E S Tilt Due to the Earth’ s magnetic field there may be same minor image tilt depending on the TV’ s location. When this occurs, follow the steps below. Press the MENU button to display the menu.
  • Page 46: Changing The Screen Size

    “Wide”. Press MENU twice to exit. • Normal : Sets the picture to 4:3 normal mode. This is a standard TV screen size. • Zoom : Magnifies the size of the picture on screen. • Wide : Sets the picture to 16:9 wide mode.
  • Page 47: Using The R.surf

    E AT U R E S Using the R.Surf This feature allows you to set the TV to return to a particular channel after a certain amount of time. For example, you may be watching a channel when commercials start. You can set the Surf to “5 minutes”, then switch channels. After minutes, the TV will return to the original channel.
  • Page 48: Setting The On/off Timer

    PECIAL EATURES three times to select Befor using the timer, you must set the TV’ s clock. (See “Setting the Clock” on page 3.10). When any of the timers are set, the “Timer” LED will illuminate (front panel of TV.)
  • Page 49: Setting The Sleep Timer

    When finished setting the timer, press MENU three times to exit. Setting the Sleep Timer The sleep timer automatically shuts off the TV after a preset time (from 10 to 180 minutes). Press the SLEEP button on the remote control.
  • Page 50: Sound Features

    P E C I A L E AT U R E S Sound Features Choosing a Multi-Channel Sound (MTS) Soundtrack Depending on the particular program being broadcast, you can listen to stereo, mono, or a Separate Audio Program. (SAP audio is usually a foreign-language translation. Sometimes SAP has unrelated information like news or weather.) Press MTS repeatedly to select “Mono”,...
  • Page 51: Extra Sound Settings (turbo Sound, Surround, Auto Volume Or Virtual Surround)

    Turbo sound emphasizes the bass and treble frequencies to add fullness to the sound. • Surround Your TV can create a “Surround” effect such that the sound seems to come from all directions. Once the “Surround” is set to “On” or “Off”, the setting applies to the sound effects such as Standard, Music, Movie and Speech.
  • Page 52: Viewing Closed Captions

    E AT U R E S Viewing Closed Captions Your TV decodes and displays the closed captions that are broadcast with certain TV shows. These captions are usually subtitles for the hearing impaired or foreign-language trans- lations. All VCRs record the closed caption signal from television programs, so home-record- ed video tapes also provide closed captions.
  • Page 53: Viewing Picture-in-picture

    • Only NTSC, PAL-N and PAL-M signals are displayed on the screen in PIP mode. Selecting a Signal Source (External A/V) for PIP Press the TV/VIDEO button repeatedly to cycle through all of the available signal sources: “TV,” “AV1,” “AV2,” and “S-Video.”...
  • Page 54: Changing The Location (rotating) The Pip Window

    Locate. When you press VOL + repeatedly, the PIP win- dow moves from corner to corner on the TV screen. Press the Menu button twice to exit. Swapping the Contents of the PIP image and Main image...
  • Page 55: Enjoying Games

    P E C I A L E AT U R E S Enjoying Games You can enjoy the game (Chicken Farm), programmed in this TV. Press MENU to display the menu. Press CH three times to select the “Function” menu.
  • Page 56: Viewing The Demonstration

    P E C I A L E AT U R E S Viewing the Demonstration To become familiar with the various menus provided by your television, you can view the inbuilt demonstration. Press MENU to display the menu. Press CH to select the “Function”...
  • Page 57: Chapter 5: Troubleshooting

    R O U B L E S H O O T I N G If the TV seems to have a problem, first try this list of possible problems and solutions. If none of these troubleshooting tips apply, then call your nearest service center.
  • Page 58: Appendix

    Using Your TV in Another Country If you plan to take your TV with you to a foreign country, please be aware of the different television systems that are in use around the world. A TV designed for one system may not work properly with another system due to differences in the TV channel frequencies.

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