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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 AUSTRALIA 1300 362 603 NEW ZEALAND 0800 SAMSUNG (0800 726 786) CHINA 400-810-5858 010-6475 1880...
  • Page 2: Securing The Installation Space

    A still image displayed too long may cause permanent damage to the PDP Panel. Watching the Plasma TV in 4:3 format for a long period of time may leave traces of borders displayed on the left, right and centre of the screen caused by the difference of light emission on the screen.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    12 Sound Menu 13 Setup Menu 15 Connecting to a PC 16 Media Play 19 Analogue Channel Teletext Feature 20 Installing the Wall Mount 21 Securing the TV to the wall 22 Troubleshooting 25 Specifications 26 Index Check the Symbol! Note Indicates additional information.
  • Page 4: Accessories

    Standby mode Do not leave your TV in standby mode for long periods of time (when you are away on a holiday, for example). A small amount of electric power is still consumed even when the power button is turned off. It is best to unplug the power cord.
  • Page 5: Viewing The Remote Control

    SLEEP P.SIZE ✎ NOTE Use the remote control within 23 feet from TV. Bright light may affect the performance of the remote control. Avoid to use nearby special fl uorescent light or neon sign. The colour and shape may vary depending on the model.
  • Page 6: Connecting To An Antenna

    Preset: Connecting the power cord and antenna. Power Input When the TV is initially powered on, a sequence of on-screen prompts will assist in configuring basic settings. Press the POWERP button. Plug & Play is available only when the Input source is set to TV.
  • Page 7: Connecting To An Av Device

    If an external device such as a DVD / Blu-ray player / cable box / STB satellite receiver supporting a HDMI versions older than 1.3 is connected, the TV may operate abnormally (e.g. no screen display / no sound / annoying flicker / abnormal colour).
  • Page 8: Connecting To An Audio Device

    ■ VCR / DVD / Cable STB / Satellite STB / PVR STB / AV Receiver / Game / Camcorder / PC / DVI PC / DVI / TV / IPTV / Blu-ray / HD DVD / DMA: Name the device connected to the input jacks to make your input SOURCE source selection easier.
  • Page 9: How To Navigate Menus

    Basic Features TTX/MIX How to Navigate Menu Before using the TV, follow the steps below to learn how to CH LIST navigate the menu and select and adjust different functions. MEDIA.P HDMI MENU button: Displays the main on-screen menu. P.MODE SLEEP P.SIZE...
  • Page 10: Picture Menu

    ¦ Area You can change the area for channels. Auto Store Scans for a channel automatically and stores in the TV. ✎ Automatically allocated programme numbers may not correspond to actual or desired programme numbers. If a channel is locked using the Child Lock function, the PIN input window appears.
  • Page 11: Picture Options

    ► ✎ Available only in HDMI mode (RGB signals). ► ► ■ Film Mode (Off / Auto): Sets the TV to automatically ► sense and process film signals from all sources and adjust the picture for optimum quality. ✎ Available in TV, AV, COMPONENT (480i / 1080i) R Return and HDMI (480i / 1080i).
  • Page 12: Sound Menu

    Depending on the version of Windows and the video card, the actual screens on your 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 TV/AV/Component/ Dealer.) HDMI/PC 1.
  • Page 13: Setup Menu

    Programme: Select the desired channel. ✎ Dual f Auto Power Off (available only when the TV is turned on by Timer): The TV will be automatically turned off after 3 hours of being left idle to prevent overheating. Setup Menu...
  • Page 14: Change Pin

    – Equalizer is not available. English Melody (Off / Low / Medium / High) Set so that a melody plays when the TV is turned on or off. ✎ The Melody does not play. When no sound is output from the TV because the...
  • Page 15: Connecting To A Pc

    Advanced Features Using an HDMI/DVI cable / a D-sub Cable Display Modes (D-Sub and HDMI/DVI Input) Optimal resolution y 42" : 1024 X 768 @ 60Hz y 50": 1360 X 768 @ 60Hz Horizontal Mode Resolution Frequency (KHz) 640 x 350 31.469 720 x 400 31.469...
  • Page 16: Media Play

    Transport device. Examples of MSC are Thumb drives and Flash Card Readers (USB HDD, HUB and any usb device more than 16GB are 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.
  • Page 17 If a USB device connected to the TV is not recognized, the list of files on the device is corrupted or a file in the list is not played, connect the USB device to the PC, format the device and check the connection.
  • Page 18 Playing Music y Only displays files with the MP3 file extension. Other file extensions are not displayed, even if they are saved on the same USB device. y If the sound is strange when playing MP3 files, adjust the Equalizer and SRS TruSurround HD in the Sound menu. (An over-modulated MP3 file may cause a sound problem.) y Music function information icons ✎...
  • Page 19: Analogue Channel Teletext Feature

    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 20: Installing The Wall Mount

    For detailed information on installing the wall mount, see the instructions provided with the wall mount. Contact a technician for assistance when installing the wall mount bracket. 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 21: Securing The Tv To The Wall

    Caution: Pulling, pushing, or climbing onto the TV may cause the TV to fall. In particular, ensure that your children do not hang over or destabilize the TV; doing so may cause the TV to tip over, resulting in serious injuries or death.
  • Page 22: Troubleshooting

    If you have any questions about the TV, first refer to this list. If none of these troubleshooting tips apply, please visit “www.,” then click on Support, or contact the call centre listed on the back-cover of this manual.
  • Page 23 If the humming sound is loud, you may have set the brightness on the TV too high. Try setting the brightness lower. You can also have loud humming if the back of your Plasma TV is too close to a wall or other hard surface. Also try rerouting your connection cables.
  • Page 24 • Remove the base stand from the TV and reassemble it. • Make sure the TV is placed on a flat surface. It is necessary to use magnetized screw driver if you cannot remove the screws from the TV. •...
  • Page 25: Specifications

    Environmental Considerations Operating Temperature Operating Humidity Storage Temperature Storage Humidity Stand Swivel (Left / Right) Model Name Screen Size Sound (Output) Dimensions (WxDxH) Body With Stand Weight Without Stand With Stand Panel native ✎ Design and specifications are subject to change without prior notice. ✎...
  • Page 26: Index

    PIP (Picture in Picture) Power Indicator Plug & Play Picture Size Remote Control Rotate Repeat Mode Sleep Timer Slide Show Source List Speaker Select Standby mode Sharpness Specifications Symbol Timer Tools Troubleshooting TV Speaker USB Drive Volume Wall Mount Warm White Balance...
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