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Samsung PN51D530 User Manual

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  • Page 1 Contact SAMSUNG WORLDWIDE If you have any questions or comments relating to Samsung products, please contact the SAMSUNG customer care center. Comment contacter Samsung dans le monde Si vous avez des suggestions ou des questions concernant les produits Samsung, veuillez contacter le Service Consommateurs Samsung.
  • Page 2 (Your) Samsung Plasma TV is a high quality television that has been carefully packaged to protect the integrity of its glass panel and component parts from damage during transport. It is nonetheless a fragile piece of electronics that requires care in handling. Refrain from putting undue stress on any part of the packaging unpacking, shipment, installation whether on a pedestal or mounted on the wall.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Contents Getting Started Advanced Features y List of Features ............4 y Media Play .............. 23 Connecting a USB Device y Accessories .............. 4 Using the Media Play Menu y Install the Stand ............5 y Viewing the Control Panel ......... 7 Other Information y Viewing the Remote Control ........
  • Page 4: Getting Started

    Getting Started List of Features y 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. y Media Play: Allows you to play music files, pictures saved on a USB device (p. 23). y Self Diagnosis: You can check to make sure picture and sound operate normally (p.
  • Page 5: Install The Stand

    Install the Stand See the separate stand installation guide for more detailed instructions. 51 inches model only (PN51D530) 1 EA 1 EA x4 (M4 X L12) x4 (M4 X L8) Stand Guide Stand Screws Top View (M4 X L12) Front ✎...
  • Page 6 Getting Started 59 inches model only (PN59D530) x4 (M4 X L12) x4 (M4 X L8) Stand (depending on the model) Guide Stand Screws Top View (M4 X L12) Front ATTENTION Rear ✎ Place a soft cloth over the table to protect the TV, and then place the TV on the cloth screen side down.
  • Page 7: Viewing The Control Panel

    Viewing the Control Panel ✎ The product color and shape may vary depending on the model. Control Panel Power Indicator Blinks and turns off when the power is on and lights up in standby mode. P (Power) Turns the TV on or off. SOURCEE Toggles between all the available input sources.
  • Page 8: Viewing The Remote Control

    Getting Started Viewing the Remote Control Displays and selects the available video Turns the TV on and off. sources (p. 12). Press to directly access channels. Press to select additional digital channels (digital) being broadcasted by the same Returns to the previous channel. station.
  • Page 9: Connecting To An Antenna

    Connecting to an Antenna Connecting the Power cord and an antenna or cable connection ✎ The PDP device may interfere with an amateur radio or AM radio. ✎ Using two-way radio mobile and portable units or amateur radio or AM radio near your TV may cause the TV to malfunction.
  • Page 10: Connections

    Connections Connecting to an AV Device Using an HDMI or an 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 Device Device HDMI Cable (Not Supplied)
  • Page 11: Connecting To An Audio Device

    Connecting to an Audio Device Using a Optical (Digital) Cable Connection Available devices: Digital Audio System, Amplifier, DVD home theater Digital Audio System OPTICAL Optical Cable (Not Supplied) ✎ DIGITAL AUDIO OUT (OPTICAL) When a Digital Audio System is connected to the DIGITAL AUDIO OUT (OPTICAL) jack, decrease the volume of both the TV and the system.
  • Page 12: Changing The Input Source

    Connections Display Modes (HDMI/DVI Input) Optimal resolution (1920 X 1080 @ 60Hz) Pixel Clock Horizontal Frequency Vertical Frequency Sync Polarity Mode Resolution Frequency (KHz) (Hz) (H / V) (MHz) 640 x 350 31.469 70.086 25.175 720 x 400 31.469 70.087 28.322 640 x 480 35.000...
  • Page 13: Basic Features

    Basic Features How to Navigate Menus Channel Menu Before using the TV, follow the steps below to learn how to Seeing Channels navigate the menu and select and adjust different functions. ¦ MEDIA.P Channel List Add, delete or set Favorite channels and use CH LIST the program guide for digital broadcasts.
  • Page 14: Using Favorite Channels

    Basic Features Auto Program Channel Status Display Icons Icons Operations ■ Air: Air antenna signal. A channel selected. ■ Cable: Cable antenna signal. A channel set as a Favorite. ■ Auto: Air and Cable antenna. A reserved Program. ✎ NOTE When selecting the Cable TV system: STD, HRC Using Favorite Channels ¦...
  • Page 15: Picture Menu

    ■ Add / Delete: Delete or add a channel to display the ■ Information: Display a show you have reserved channels you want. to watch. (You can also change the reservation ✎ Information.) NOTE ✎ Alternatively, you can view Information by All deleted channels will be shown on the All highlighting a program and pressing the ENTER...
  • Page 16: Changing The Picture Options

    ENTERE (Advanced Settings are available in Standard / Movie mode) U Move E Enter R Return Compared to previous models, new Samsung TVs have a more precise picture. ■ Color Tone (Cool / Normal / Warm1 / Warm2) Advanced Settings ✎...
  • Page 17: Sound Menu

    After selecting Screen Fit in HDMI (1080i/1080p) or Pixel Shift (Off / On): Using this function, you can Component (1080i/1080p) mode, you may need to minutely move pixels on the PDP in horizontal or vertical center the picture: direction to minimize after-images on the screen. ✎...
  • Page 18: Adjusting Sound Settings

    Basic Features Adjusting Sound Settings Auto Volume (Off / On) ¦ Because each broadcasting station has its own signal MENUm → Sound → Equalizer → ENTERE conditions, the volume can vary as you switch between channels. This feature lets you automatically adjust the volume of the desired channel by lowering the sound output Equalizer when the modulation signal is high or by raising the sound...
  • Page 19: Using The Sleep Timer

    Clock Mode (Auto / Manual) Timer 1 − Auto: Set the current time automatically using the time from a digital channel. On Time ▲ ✎ The antenna must be connected in order to set Inactivate ▼ the time automatically. Off Time Inactivate −...
  • Page 20 Basic Features ✎ ✎ The V-Chip will automatically block any category NOTE that deals with more sensitive material. For V-Chip is not available in HDMI or Component example, if you block the G category, then PG, mode. 14+ and 18+ will automatically be blocked. The default PIN number of a new TV set is “0-0-0-0”...
  • Page 21: Other Features

    How to watch a restricted channel ■ Caption Mode: You can select the desired caption mode. If the TV is tuned to a restricted channel, the V-Chip ✎ will block it. The screen will go blank and the following The availability of captions depends on the message will appear: program being broadcast.
  • Page 22: Economical Solutions

    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 23: Advanced Features

    Before connecting your device to the TV, please back up your files to prevent them from damage or loss of data. 05-marketa_irglova-The_hill.mp3 00:03:25 06-I Will Carry You.mp3 00:03:25 SAMSUNG is not responsible for any data file damage or data loss. 07-marketa_irglova.mp3 00:03:25 307.2MB/973.7MB 08-Super World.mp3 00:03:25 Please connect directly to the USB port of your TV.
  • Page 24 Advanced Features Only MP3 and JPEG file formats are supported. The Media Play (USB) mp3 format only supports music files with a high sampling frequency (32 kHz, 44.1 kHz, or 48 kHz). We recommend the sequential jpeg format. Do not disconnect the USB device while it is loading. MTP (Media Transfer Protocol) is not supported.
  • Page 25 Photo DSC_0558.JPG Music 580 440 78.0KB File..jpg File..jpg File..jpg 03 / 14 Using the MP3 List File..jpg File..jpg File..jpg File..jpg File..jpg Photo Music Folder icon 307.2MB/973.7MB 307.2MB/973.7MB 307.2MB/973.7MB File..jpg File..jpg File..jpg File..jpg File..jpg Music list icon Move to the previous folder stage icon Photo Music Setup...
  • Page 26 06-I Will Carry You.mp3 00:03:25 07-marketa_irglova.mp3 00:03:25 307.2MB/973.7MB 08-Super World.mp3 00:03:25 Advanced Features Setup Using the Setup Menu ■ Slide Show Speed: Select to control the slide show speed. You can Setup Slide Show Speed : Fast select Fast, Normal or Slow. Background Music : On Background Music Setting ■...
  • Page 27: Other Information

    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 28: Securing The Installation Space

    TV caused by an increase in its internal temperature. ✎ When using a stand or wall-mount, use parts provided by Samsung Electronics only. If you use parts provided by another manufacturer, it may result in a problem with the product or an injury due to the product falling.
  • Page 29: Securing The Tv To The Wall

    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 30: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting If the TV seems to have a problem, first try this list of possible problems and solutions. If none of these troubleshooting tips apply, visit “,” then click on Support, or call Samsung customer service at 1-800-SAMSUNG. 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.
  • Page 31 Issues Solutions and Explanations No Picture, No Video The TV won’t turn on. • Make sure the AC power cord is securely plugged in to the wall outlet and the TV. • Make sure the wall outlet is working. • Try pressing the POWER button on the TV to make sure the problem is not the remote.
  • Page 32: Storage And Maintenance

    The cable/set top box remote control • Program the Cable/Set remote control to operate the TV. Refer to the Cable/Set user manual for the doesn’t turn the TV on or off, or adjust the SAMSUNG TV code. volume. Caption on TV menu is greyed out.
  • Page 33: License

    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: 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. © 2011 Samsung Electronics America, Inc English...
  • Page 35: Index

    Index Antenna FAV.CH button 8, 14 Remote Control AUDIO OUT Favorite Channel Auto Volume Film Mode Fine Tune Select All Flesh Tone Self Diagnosis Frequency Background Music Sharpness Balance L/R Sleep Timer Batteries Slide Show Black Tone HDMI Software Upgrade Brightness Home Theater Source List...
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