Contents Getting started 4 TV tour Setting up 8 Keys on the TV Register your TV Help and support Basics 13 Remote control Menus Watch TV Connected devices 25 Subtitles, timers and locks Smart TV 27 Net TV Interactive TV Videos, photos and music 31 Pause TV and recording Games 35...
Getting started TV tour Cinema 21:9 This Cinema 21:9 TV perfectly matches the original movie format and is equipped with a full High Definition (HD) display. A full HD 2560x1080p, the highest resolution of HD sources. This display offers a brilliant flickerfree progressive scan picture with optimum brightness and superb colours.
To open or close the FIND menu ¬. Open the Find menu to open the list of channels while you are watching TV channels or the list of videos and music while you browse your PC on TV. To open or close the ADJUST menu t Open the Adjust menu to quickly adjust the picture and sound settings.
Yellow With the yellow key, you can select the yellow option. Blue With the blue key, you can select the blue option. Read more about the remote control in Help > Basics > Remote control > Overview. Or go to the ¬ Search page in this Help to look for any topic. Press u to select the next TV tour .
Press Home > Setup > Watch demos (on the second page of the Setup menu). Contact your dealer for more information. Go to www.philips.com/support to find FAQs featuring the list of HD channels or providers in your country. Getting started / TV tour...
The TV wall mounting should meet safety standards according to the TV's weight. Read also the safety precautions before positioning the TV. Koninklijke Philips Electronics N.V. bears no responsibility for improper mounting or any mounting that results in accident or injury.
TV and the stand. • When wall mounted, ensure that the wall mount can safely bear the weight of the TV set. Koninklijke Philips Electronics N.V. bears no responsibility for improper wall mounting that results in accident, injury or damage.
1.3 Keys on the TV Power switch Switch the TV on or off with the power switch at the right-hand side of the TV. When switched off, the TV does not consume any energy. If the red indicator light is off, switch on the TV with the power switch.
1.4 Register your TV Congratulations on your purchase and welcome to Philips. Register your TV and enjoy a range of benefits including full support (including downloads), privileged access to information about new products, exclusive offers and discounts, the chance to win prizes and even participate in special surveys about new releases.
Basics Remote control Overview 1 Standby O To switch the TV on or back to standby. 2 Home h To open or close the Home menu. 3 Navigation key To navigate up, down, left or right. 4 OK key To activate a selection. 5 Find ¬...
Screen off If a recent Philips audio device only sends audio to the TV, the device may suggest switching off the TV screen. To switch off the screen when this message appears, select Screen off and press OK.
Batteries To replace the batteries of the remote control, slide open the small tray at the bottom of the remote control. Use 2 coin- shaped batteries (Type CR2032 – 3V). Make sure the + side of the batteries (top side) point upwards. The small tray has a + indicator.
2.2 Menus h Home In the Home menu, you start watching TV or start watching a movie disc or any other TV activity. Press h to open the Home menu . To start an activity, select it with the navigation keys and press To close the Home menu, press h again.
In the Adjust menu you can adjust these settings: • Two player gaming • Ambilight On or Off • Ambilight dynamics • Picture format • Smart picture (presets) • Smart sound (presets) • Speakers • Surround • Picture shift • 3D •...
2.3 Watch TV Switch channels To watch TV and switch channels, make sure the Watch TV option is selected in the Home menu. To watch TV, press h , select Watch TV and press OK. To switch channels , press CH+ or CH- on the remote control. You can use the number keys if you know the channel number or press ¬...
4 Press OK to confirm the position. You can insert the channel or swap it. You can highlight another channel and do the same. To stop Reorder, press r OPTIONS and select Exit reorder. Rename You can rename a channel in the Channel list. 1 In the channel list, highlight the channel you want to rename.
Open the Programme guide While watching TV, press h , select Programme guide and press To quit the Programme guide without changing a setting, press È (Back). First use The first time you open the Programme guide, the TV scans all TV channels for programme guide information.
If black bars appear on the screen, you can adjust the picture format to a format that fills the screen. While watching TV, press t ADJUST to open the Adjust menu and select Picture format. Select a format from the list and press Picture formats The following formats are available according to the picture on screen:...
To switch off the automatic switch off, press the green key while you are watching TV channels and select Auto switch off and select Off. Basics / Watch TV...
What you need This is a 3D Max TV. To watch 3D on this TV, you will need the Philips 3D Max active glasses PTA516 (sold separately). Other active 3D glasses might not be supported. To ensure the IR reception of the glasses, clear objects away from the 3D transmitter on the TV.
• Do not expose the 3D glasses to direct sunlight, heat, fire or water. This may result in a product malfunction or fire. • Use a clean soft cloth (microfibre or cotton flannel) to clean the lenses to avoid scratching them. Never spray cleaner directly onto the 3D glasses.
2.5 Connected devices Select a device Select from the Home menu To select and watch a connected device or activity, press h to open the Home menu and select the device or its activity and press OK. Make sure the device is switched on. Add a connected device to the Home menu for easy selection.
2.6 Subtitles, timers and locks Subtitles Programme subtitles are available most of the time. You can switch subtitles on or off. How to set subtitles depends on whether a channel is analogue or digital. Switch on subtitles To open the Subtitle menu, press SUBTITLE. You can switch subtitles On or Off.
Press OK to agree. Press È (Back) to quit Net TV. Register If you agree, you can register with Club Philips. Select Register and press OK. Enter your email address, select Continue and press OK. Confirm the email address.
Parental control To lock Adult 18+ rated apps, switch on Net TV parental control by selecting Enable and then press OK. Enter an unlock PIN code of your choice. Confirm your PIN code. Adult 18+ rated apps are now locked. To open a locked app, select the app and press OK.
Rent a video When you open a video store you will be asked to log in or to create a log in account. With a text entry field selected, press OK to open the on-screen keyboard. Consult the video store website for more information. Online TV With the online TV apps in Net TV you can watch programmes you missed.
3.2 Interactive TV What is iTV? With interactive TV, some digital broadcasters combine their normal TV programme with information or entertainment pages. On some pages, you can respond to a programme or vote, do online shopping or pay for a video-on-demand programme. HbbTV, MHEG, MHP, DTVi, .
3.3 Videos, photos and music Browse USB You can view photos or play your music and videos from a USB memory device. Insert a USB device into the USB connection on the left-hand side of the TV while the TV is switched on. The TV detects the device and opens a list showing its content.
Select a photo for Scenea 1 Select a photo from a connected USB device or from a connected PC. This photo must be in JPEG format. 2 With the photo highlighted in the Browse USB or Browse PC list, press r OPTIONS, select Set as Scenea and press OK. By agreeing to overwrite the current photo, the new photo is set.
3.4 Pause TV and recording Smart USB recording With this TV you can pause a TV broadcast from a digital channel. You can pause a TV broadcast to watch it later. Simply connect a USB Hard Drive device to your TV and you can pause the broadcast.
Specifics The Audio Description audio (commentary) for the visually impaired is not available for playback in Smart USB Recording. Recording If the TV is connected to the Internet and there is a Recordings button on the Programme guide page, you can record a digital TV broadcast on the USB Hard Drive.
3D glasses for each player. Smart TV / Games What you need With this TV, use the active 3D glasses - Philips PTA516 (sold separately). For two-player split screen gaming, the game console must be connected with HDMI.
3.6 Text Text pages Open Text To access Text while you are watching TV channels, press TEXT. To close Text, press TEXT again. Select a Text page To select a page … • Enter the page number with the number keys. •...
Text language Some digital TV broadcasters have several Text languages available. To set your primary and secondary Text language, press h > Set up > Channel settings and select Primary or Secondary Text and select your preferred Text languages. Text 2.5 If available, Text 2.5 offers more colours and better graphics.
Setup Picture and sound Picture In the Picture menu, you can adjust all picture settings individually. To open the Picture settings , press h > Setup > TV settings > Picture. • Contrast Sets the contrast level of the picture. •...
Reset a Smart setting To reset a Smart setting to its original values, select the Smart setting you want to reset in the ADJUST menu. Then press h > Setup > TV settings > Picture, select Reset, press OK and confirm.
4.2 Ambilight Placement For the best Ambilight effect : • Dim the lighting conditions in the room and position the TV up to 25 cm away from the wall. • Adjust Ambilight according to the colour of your wall at home in the Wall colour setting.
You can also set up the colour scheme in the Setup menu. With the TV switched on, press h and select Setup. Select TV settings > Ambilight > Lounge light mood. Select the colour scheme with which Lounge light will start up. Setup / Ambilight...
Channel list copy is intended for dealers and expert users. With Channel list copy, you can copy the channels installed on one TV onto another Philips TV of the same range. With Channel list copy, you avoid the time-consuming channel search and you can offer a predefined channel list setup.
If you want to change the DVB setting to start a new channel installation, press h > Setup > Channel settings and press OK. Select Channel installation > Antenna or Cable DVB and press OK. Select the DVB setting you want. DVB-C channel installation For ease of use, all DVB-C settings are set to automatic.
4.4 Network Benefits Browse PC If you connect the TV to a home network, you can play photos, music and videos from your computer or storage device. Once the network is installed on the TV, you can find and play the files from your PC on the TV screen.
Read more about connecting to a network in Help > Setup > Network. Install Wi-Fi MediaConnect 1 On your PC, go to www.philips.com/wifimediaconnect 2 On the website, check the necessary PC system requirements. 3 Enter the code printed on the product introduction booklet.
Natural Motion. Select Off and press OK. Auto subtitle shift If you play a DVD or Blu-ray Disc on a recent Philips player, the TV can move the subtitles upwards. Subtitles will then be visible whatever Picture format you select. The TV comes with Auto subtitle shift switched on.
4.6 Universal access Switch on With Universal access switched on, the TV is set for use for hearing and visually impaired people. Switch on If you did not switch on Universal access during the installation, you can still switch it on in Setup. To switch on Universal access, press h >...
Update from Internet If the TV is connected to the Internet, you may receive a message from Philips to update the TV software. You need a high-speed (broadband) Internet connection. If you receive this message, we recommend you carry out the update.
Connections First connections Power cable Insert the power cable into the power socket of the TV. When disconnecting the power cable, always pull the plug, never the cable. Although this TV has a very low standby power consumption, switch off the TV with the power switch to save energy if you do not use the TV for a long period of time.
The connections diagrams shown in Help > Connections > Connect devices are recommendations. Other solutions are possible. Visit the Philips support webpages - www.philips.com/support - and start the Connectivity guide for TV. The guide can help you to connect the devices you have at home.
Video If you have a device with only a Video (CVBS) connection, you need to use a Video to SCART adapter (not supplied). Connect the Video to Scart adapter to the included Scart adapter of the TV. You can add the Audio L/R connections. Use a VGA cable (DE15 connector) to connect a computer to the TV.
5.3 Connect devices SoundBar Use an HDMI cable to connect the device to the TV. If you use the HDMI -ARC connections on both TV and device, no other cable is needed. If not, read on. If you do not use the HDMI -ARC connection, add a digital audio cable (optical).
Home Theatre System with disc player Use an HDMI cable to connect the device to the TV. If you use the HDMI -ARC connections on both TV and device, no other cable is needed. If not, read on. If you do not use the HDMI -ARC connection, add a digital audio cable (optical).
Audio to Video synchronisation (sync) If the sound does not match with the video on screen, you can set a delay on most DVD Home Theatre Systems to match the sound and video. Read more about Audio to Video sync in Help > Setup > Devices >...
Digital receiver / Satellite receiver If you use a digital receiver to watch TV (a set top box - STB) and you do not use the remote control of the TV, then switch off the automatic switch off. This will prevent the TV from switching off automatically after a 4 hour period without a key press on the remote control of the TV.
Dig. receiver + Disc Recorder If you use a digital receiver to watch TV (a set top box - STB) and you do not use the remote control of the TV, then switch off the automatic switch off. This will prevent the TV from switching off automatically after a 4 hour period without a key press on the remote control of the TV.
Dig. receiver + Disc-R + Home Theatre If you use a digital receiver to watch TV (a set top box - STB) and you do not use the remote control of the TV, then switch off the automatic switch off. This will prevent the TV from switching off automatically after a 4 hour period without a key press on the remote control of the TV.
Then use an HDMI cable to connect the Disc Recorder to the Then use an HDMI cable to connect the Home Theatre System to the TV. If you do not use the HDMI -ARC connection on the TV and the device, add a digital audio cable (optical). Digital HD receiver If you use a digital receiver to watch TV (a set top box - STB) and you do not use the remote control of the TV, then switch...
To switch off the automatic switch off, press the green key while you are watching TV channels and select Auto switch off and select Off. First, use 2 antenna cables to connect the device to the TV. Use an HDMI cable to connect the device to the TV. Connections / Connect devices...
5.4 Connect more devices Game Connect a game console to the side or back of the TV. You can use an HDMI, YPbPr or SCART connection. If your game console only has Video (CVBS) and Audio L/R output, use a Video Audio L/R to SCART adapter to connect to the SCART connection.
If the list with the content of the camera does not appear automatically, your camera might need to be set to transfer its content with PTP (Picture Transfer Protocol). Read the user manual of the digital photo camera. Camcorder Connect a camcorder to the side or back of the TV. You can use an HDMI, YPbPr or SCART connection.
Keyboard and mouse USB keyboard You can connect a USB keyboard to enter text on your TV. With a keyboard connected, you can type in a new channel name or type in what you are looking for in the YouTube app in Net TV.
For use with Net TV . . . - Tab and Shift Tab = Next and Previous - Home = scroll to the top of the page - End = scroll to the bottom of the page - Page Up = jump one page up - Page Down = jump one page down - + = zoom in one step - - = zoom out one step...
Use a DVI to HDMI adapter to connect the PC to HDMI and an audio L/R cable to connect the Audio L/R to the back of the TV. Ideal TV setting Set the TV picture format to Unscaled for the sharpest picture quality.
5.5 Network Wireless To set up the wireless network connection, read Help > Setup > Network. Wired To set up the wired network connection, read Help > Setup > Network Connect the router to the TV with a network cable. To fulfil EMC regulations, use a shielded FTP Cat.
5.6 SD card Memory size To store videos downloaded from a Video store on Net TV, you need to insert an SD memory card into the TV SD card slot. Once formatted, leave the card permanently in the slot. SD memory card size Use a SD HC (High Capacity) memory card with at least 4GB of storage capacity.
5.7 Common interface CAM Scrambled digital TV channels can be decoded with a Conditional Access Module (CAM). Digital TV service operators provide the CAM when you subscribe to their services. Contact a digital TV service operator for more information and to see terms & conditions.
If your TV breaks down, NEVER try to repair the TV yourself. Consumer Care If the TV problem is not solved you can call the Philips Consumer Care hotline in your country. Look up the TV model and serial number before you call. Find the telephone number on the documentation that came with the TV.
6.2 TV and remote control The TV does not switch on • Switch the TV off and on again with the switch on the bottom of the TV. • Check the power cable connection. • Try using the keys on the TV to switch on. The TV does not switch on from standby •...
6.3 TV channels Some TV channels are gone • Check if the correct list is selected in the Channel list. Press ¬ FIND to open the Channel list, then press r OPTIONS and select the list you need with Select list. •...
6.4 Picture and sound No picture • Check if the antenna is connected properly. • Check if the correct device is selected and connected properly. • Check the contrast or brightness setting in h > Setup > TV settings > Picture > Contrast or Brightness. The picture is poor •...
6.5 Devices HDMI connections • The HDMI -HDCP procedure might take a few seconds before the picture from a device appears. • If the TV does not recognise the device and there is no picture, try switching from one device to another and back again to restart the HDCP procedure.
6.6 Videos, photos and music The files on my USB device are not shown • Set your device (camera) to ‘Mass Storage Class’ compliant. • The USB device may need specific driver software. Unfortunately, this software cannot be downloaded to your TV. •...
6.7 Network Wireless network not found or distorted • Microwave ovens, Dect phones or other WiFi 11b devices in your neighbourhood might disturb the wireless network. • Make sure that the firewalls in your network allow access to the TV wireless connection. •...
Software settings and press OK. Select Current software info and read Version:. Open source software This television contains open source software. Philips hereby offers to deliver, upon request, a copy of the complete corresponding source code for the copyrighted open source software packages used in this product for which such offer is requested by the respective licences.
On the label, you can find the energy efficiency class, the average power consumption of this product in use and the average energy consumption for 1 year. You can also find the power consumption values for this product on the Philips website for your country at www.philips.com/TV...
Light sensor To save energy, the built-in ambient light sensor lowers the brightness of the TV screen when the surrounding light darkens. Energy saving The energy saving Smart picture setting, combines several TV settings that result in saving energy. Low standby power The class-leading and highly advanced power circuitry brings down the power consumption of the TV to an extremely low level, without losing out on the constant Standby functionality.
7.3 Power and reception Power Product specifications are subject to change without notice. For more specification details of this product, see www.philips.com/support. Power • Mains power : AC 220-240V +/-10% • Ambient temperature : 5°C to 35°C • Standby power consumption : < 0.15W •...
7.4 Display and sound Display / Picture • Diagonal size : - 58PFL9956 : 147 cm / 58" • 3D Max • Picture enhancement : - Perfect Pixel HD Engine - Wide Colour Gamut - Scanning backlight • Display type : LED Pro Full HD, LED backlight •...
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7.8 Dimensions and weights 58PFL9956 Width 1459 mm Height 668 mm Depth 71 mm Weight ±26 kg . . . with TV stand Height 735 mm Depth 260 mm Weight ±29 kg UMv 3104 327 0060.1 - 110711 Specifications / Dimensions and weights...
Index 3D depth 23 3D glasses 3D, 2D to 3D 3D, start Adjust menu Ambilight colour 40 Ambilight, setup Ambilight, switch on Audio Description 47 Audio Out delay Auto switch off Balance 38 Black bars 21 Channel list copy 42 Channel list, options Channel, favourite 19 Channel, hide...
System standby Text, dual screen 36 Text, freeze 36 Text, setup Text, T.O.P. overview TV network name TV tour Universal access USB Hard Drive USB Hard Drive, installation 33 USB keyboard 62 USB mouse 63 USB, browse Video (CVBS) connection Video selection 18 Wall colour 40 Watch TV...