Download  Print this page

Samsung PN58C680 User Manual

680 series plasma tv.
Hide thumbs


If you have any questions or comments relating to Samsung products, please contact the SAMSUNG customer care center.
Customer Care Center
Web Site
1-800-SAMSUNG (726-7864)
1-800-SAMSUNG (726-7864)
© 2010 Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. All rights reserved.
Samsung Electronics Canada Inc., Customer Service
55 Standish Court Mississauga, Ontario L5R 4B2
Samsung Electronics America, Inc. 105 Challenger
Road Ridgefield Park, NJ 07660-0511
Plasma TV

user manual

imagine the possibilities
Thank you for purchasing this Samsung product.
To receive more complete service, please register
your product at
Model _____________ Serial No. _____________


Table of Contents

   Related Manuals for Samsung PN58C680

   Summary of Contents for Samsung PN58C680

  • Page 1: User Manual

    Contact SAMSUNG WORLDWIDE If you have any questions or comments relating to Samsung products, please contact the SAMSUNG customer care center. Country Customer Care Center Web Site Address CANADA 1-800-SAMSUNG (726-7864) Samsung Electronics Canada Inc., Customer Service 55 Standish Court Mississauga, Ontario L5R 4B2 Canada U.S.A...
  • Page 2 SAMSUNG will additionally provide Warranty Repair Service in the United States on SAMSUNG products purchased in Canada, and in Canada on SAMSUNG products purchased in the United States, for the warranty period originally specified, and to the Original Purchaser only.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Contents Getting Started y Setup Menu ............22 Setting the Time y List of Features ............4 Using the Sleep Timer y Accessories .............. 4 Setting the On / Off Timer y Install the Stand ............5 Locking Programs y Viewing the Control Panel ......... 6 Other Features y Viewing the Remote Control ........
  • Page 4: Getting Started

    Media Play: Allows you to play music files, pictures, and movies saved on a USB device (p. 34). y AllShare: AllShare connects your TV and compatible Samsung mobile phones/devices through a network (p. 44). y Self Diagnosis: You can check to make sure picture and sound operate normally (p. 26).
  • Page 5: Install The Stand

    Install the Stand 50 inches model only See separate guide for installing the stand. 4 EA (M4 X L12) 4 EA (M4 X L10) Stand (1EA) Guide Stand (1EA) Screws (8EA) Follow the steps below to connect the TV to the stand. Top view Screws (M4 X L10) Guide Stand...
  • Page 6: Viewing The Control Panel

    Getting Started Viewing the Control Panel ✎ The product color and shape may vary depending on the model. Power Indicator Remote control sensor 3D Emitter 3D Emitter Speakers 3D Emitter The IR signal on the 3D emitter outputs only when sending a 3D signal. Toggles between all the available input sources.
  • Page 7: Viewing The Remote Control

    Anynet+ (HDMI-CEC) modes P.MODE: Press to select the picture (p. 34, 41). (�: Controls recording mode (p. 15). for Samsung recorders that have the P.SIZE: Selects the picture size (p. 17). Anynet+ feature) CC: Controls the caption decoder (p. 24).
  • Page 8: Connecting To An Antenna

    Getting Started Connecting to an Antenna When the TV is initially powered on, basic settings proceed automatically. ✎ Connecting the power cord and antenna. ✎ The PDP device may interfere with an amateur radio or AM radio. VHF/UHF Antenna Antenna Cable (Not Supplied) Cable ANT OUT Power Input...
  • Page 9: Connections

    Connections Connecting to an AV Device Using an HDMI or HDMI/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 Red White...
  • Page 10: Connecting To An Audio Device

    Connections Connecting to an Audio Device Using an Optical Cable (Digital) or Audio (Analog) Cable Connection Available devices: Digital Audio System, Amplifier, DVD home theater Digital Audio System Optical Cable (Not Supplied) OPTICAL Amplifier / DVD home Audio Cable (Not Supplied) theater AUDIO IN R-AUDIO-L...
  • Page 11: Connecting To A Pc

    Connecting to a PC Using an HDMI/DVI cable or a D-sub cable Audio Cable (Not Supplied) AUDIO OUT DVI OUT HDMI to DVI Cable (Not Supplied) D-Sub Cable (Not Supplied) PC OUT AUDIO OUT Audio Cable (Not Supplied) Display Modes (D-Sub and HDMI/DVI Input) Optimal resolution is 1920 X 1080 @ 60 Hz.
  • Page 12: Changing The Input Source

    Connections Changing the Input Source Edit Name MENUm → Input → Edit Name → ENTERE Source List ■ VCR / DVD / Cable STB / Satellite STB / PVR STB / Use to select TV or an external input sources SOURCE AV Receiver / Game / Camcorder / PC / DVI PC / DVI such as a DVD / Blu-ray player / cable box /...
  • Page 13: Channel Menu

    Channel Menu Using Favorite Channels ¦ MENUm → Channel → Channel List → ENTERE ¦ Seeing Channels Add to Favorite / Delete from Favorite Channel List Add, delete or set Favorite channels and use CH LIST Set channels you watch frequently as Favorites. the program guide for digital broadcasts.
  • Page 14: Editing Channels

    Basic Features ✎ ✎ NOTE NOTE When selecting the Cable TV system: STD, HRC All deleted channels will be shown on the All and IRC identify various types of cable TV systems. Channels menu. Contact your local cable company to identify the A gray-colored channel indicates the channel type of cable system that exists in your particular has been deleted.
  • Page 15: Picture Menu

    ■ Information: Display a show you have reserved Adjusting Picture Settings ¦ to watch. (You can also change the reservation Information.) MENUm → Picture → ENTERE ✎ Alternatively, you can view Information by highlighting a program and pressing the Cell Light / Contrast / Brightness / ENTERE button.
  • Page 16: Changing The Picture Options

    ■ White Balance: Adjust the color temperature for a more (Advanced Settings are available in Standard / Movie mode) natural picture. Compared to previous models, new Samsung TVs have a more precise picture. R-Offset / G-Offset / B-Offset: Adjust each color’s (red, green, blue) darkness.
  • Page 17: Picture Options

    ✎ Picture Options NOTE After selecting Zoom1, Zoom2 or Wide Fit: MENUm → Picture → Picture Options → 1. Press the ► button to select Position. ENTERE 2. Press the ENTERE button. ✎ In PC mode, you can only make changes to the Color 3.
  • Page 18: Viewing Tv Using The 3d Function

    3D content. In order to fully enjoy this feature, screen by moving all the pixels on the PDP according you must purchase a pair of Samsung 3D to a pattern. Use this function when there are remaining Active Glasses (SSG-2100AB, SSG-2200AR, after-images or symbols on the screen, especially when SSG-2200KR) to view 3D video.
  • Page 19 ■ 3D Mode: Select the 3D input format. ■ 3D Auto View (Off / On): If 3D Auto View is set to On, ✎ a “Side by Side” format HDMI signal with one of the If you want to feel the 3D effect fully, please wear resolutions below is automatically switched to 3D.
  • Page 20: Setting Up The Tv With Your Pc

    3D Active Glasses. the same basic set-up information will apply in most cases. Photos of Media Play are shown in “2D → 3D” (If not, contact your computer manufacturer or Samsung mode only. Dealer.) If you lie on your side while watching TV with 3D 1.
  • Page 21: Sound Menu

    Sound Menu Preferred Language (digital channels only) ¦ Changing the Preset Sound Mode Digital-TV broadcasts are capable of simultaneous transmission of many audio tracks MENUm → Sound → SRS TheaterSound → (for example, simultaneous translations of the ENTERE program into foreign languages). ✎...
  • Page 22: Setup Menu

    Basic Features SPDIF Output DST (Daylight Saving Time) (Off / On): Switches the Daylight Saving Time function on or off. ✎ SPDIF (Sony Philips Digital Interface) is used to provide digital This function is only available when the Clock sound, reducing interference going to speakers and various Mode is set to Auto.
  • Page 23: Locking Programs

    Contents (when the Source is set to USB): Select a TV Parental Guidelines: You can block TV programs folder in the USB device containing music or photo files depending on their rating. This function allows you to to be played when the TV is turned on automatically. control what your children are watching.
  • Page 24: Other Features

    Basic Features Canadian French: You can block TV programs How to watch a restricted channel depending on their French Canadian rating. If the TV is tuned to a restricted channel, the V-Chip – G: General / 8 ans+: Programming generally will block it.
  • Page 25: Network Test

    ■ BD Wise (Off / On): Provides the optimal picture quality selected in Caption Mode. for Samsung DVD, Blu-ray and Home Theater products which support BD Wise. When BD Wise is turned On, The availability of captions depends on the the picture mode is automatically changed to the optimal program being broadcasted.
  • Page 26: Picture In Picture (pip)

    Yes: If the test pattern does not appear or there is noise in the test pattern, select Yes. There may be a For PIP sound, refer to the Sound Select problem with the TV. Contact Samsung’s Call Center for instructions. assistance (1-800-SAMSUNG).
  • Page 27: Software Upgrade

    Software Upgrade can be performed by network Refer to this information when connecting external devices connection or downloading the latest firmware from “www. to the TV.,” to a USB memory device. Current Version - the software already installed in the TV. Contact Samsung ✎...
  • Page 28: Network Connection

    Advanced Features Network Connection You can set up your TV so that it can access the Internet through your local area network (LAN) using a wired or wireless connection. Connecting to a Wired Network ¦ You can attach your TV to your LAN using cable in three ways: y You can attach your TV to your LAN by connecting the LAN port on the back of your TV to an external modem using a Cat 5 cable.
  • Page 29 Network Setup (Auto) Network Setup (Manual) Use the Automatic Network Setup when connecting your Use the Manual Network Setup when connecting your TV to TV to a network that supports DHCP. To set up your TV’s a network that requires a Static IP address. cable network connection automatically, follow these steps: Getting the Network Connection Values How to set up automatically...
  • Page 30: Connecting To A Wireless Network

    ¦ To connect your TV to your network wirelessly, you need a wireless router or modem and a Samsung Wireless LAN Adapter (WIS09ABGN, WIS09ABGN2, WIS10ABGN), which you connect to your TV’s back or side panel USB jack. See the illustration below.
  • Page 31 Notice The picture may appear corrupted for some channels when the TV is connected to the Samsung Wireless LAN Adapter. If this occurs, connect the Samsung Wireless LAN Adapter using a USB cable in a place that is not affected by radio interference.
  • Page 32: Network Setup (ad-hoc)

    Security (for You can connect to a mobile device without an access point Security Key). The Security Screen appears. through the “Samsung Wireless LAN Adapter” by using a Wireless Network Setup peer to peer network.
  • Page 33 2. Press the ▼ button to select Internet Protocol Setup, have followed the procedures of your Internet service and then press the ENTERE button. Press the ▲ provider, please contact Samsung Electronics at or ▼ button to select Manual, and then press the 1-800-SAMSUNG.
  • Page 34: Media Play

    TV and the PC IP addresses should be the same and only the last part (the host address) should be changed. (e.g. IP Address: 123.456.789.**) 2. Using a LAN cable, connect between the external modem and the PC onto which the Samsung PC Share Manager Program will be installed.
  • Page 35 Divx DRM, Multi-audio, embedded captions are not supported. ✎ Samsung PC Share manager should be permitted by the firewall program on your PC. ✎ When you use Media Play mode through a network connection, depending on the functions of the provided server: The sorting method may vary.
  • Page 36: Screen Display

    Advanced Features Screen Display ¦ Move to the desired file using the up/down/right/left buttons and then press the ENTERE or � (Play) button. The file is played. ✎ Supports the View Devices and Home in Media Play homepage. Information: Videos /Movie 01.avi Page You can ascertain the selected...
  • Page 37 • WMA sampling rate 22050Hz mono is not supported. – Below 1280 x 720: 60 frame max – Above 1280 x 720: 30 frame max • GMC 2 over is not supported. • H.263 is not supported. • Only Samsung Techwin MJPEG is supported. English...
  • Page 38 Advanced Features Playing movie continuously (Resume Play) If you exit the playing movie function, the movie can be played later from the point where it was stopped. 1. Select the movie file you want to play continuously by pressing the ◄ or ► button to select it from the file list section. 00:04:03 / 00:07:38 Movie 01.avi 2.
  • Page 39: Playing Multiple Files

    Playing Multiple Files ¦ Playing selected video/music/photo files Videos 2 files selected Page /Movie 01.avi 1. Press the Yellow button in the file list to select the desired file. 2. Repeat the above operation to select multiple files. Movie 01.avi Movie 02.avi Jan.10.2010 Jan.10.2010...
  • Page 40 Advanced Features Videos/Music/Photos Play Option menu During file playback, press the TOOLS button. Category Operation Videos Music Photos Title You can move directly to another Title. > Repeat Mode You can play movie and music files repeatedly. > > Picture Size You can adjust the picture size to your preference.
  • Page 41: Anynet

    Anynet+ is a function that enables you to control all connected Samsung devices that support Anynet+ with your Samsung TV’s remote. The Anynet+ system can be used only with Samsung devices that have the Anynet+ feature. To be sure your Samsung device has this feature, check if there is an Anynet+ logo on it.
  • Page 42: Setting Up Anynet

    Make sure to switch to an Anynet+ device by using the Device List. Recording ¦ You can make a recording of a TV Program using a Samsung recorder. 1. Select Recording. ✎ When there are more than two recording devices When multiple recording devices are connected, the recording devices are listed.
  • Page 43: Listening Through A Receiver

    Listening through a Receiver ¦ You can listen to sound through a receiver (i.e Home Theater) instead of the TV Speaker. 1. Select Receiver and set to On. 2. Press the EXIT button to exit. ✎ If your receiver supports audio only, it may not appear in the device list. ✎...
  • Page 44: About Allshare

    ✎ The Media function is available in all mobile devices which support AllShare. AllShare connects your TV and compatible Samsung mobile phones/ devices through a network. On your TV, you can ■ Allowed / Denied: Allows/Blocks the mobile phone. view call arrivals, SMS messages and schedules set on your ■...
  • Page 45 E Select Return Media function on that device. Using your Samsung phone to control your TV Simply “Unknow Device 0” is requesting that the media file be allowed to play. Before you can use this feature, you must connect to If you wish to allow the media file to be played at your device, please press “Allow”, otherwise press “Deny”.
  • Page 46: 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 47: Securing The Installation Space

    Failing to do so may result in fire or a problem with the product due to an increase in the internal temperature of the product. ✎ 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 48: 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 49: 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 50 Other Information Issues Solutions and Explanations Sound Problem First of all, please perform the Sound Test to confirm that your TV audio is properly operating. (go to MENU - Support - Self Diagnosis - Sound Test) (p. 26) If the audio is OK, the sound problem may caused by the source or signal. There is no sound or the sound is too low • Please check the volume of the device (Cable/Sat Box, DVD, Blu-ray etc) connected to your TV.
  • Page 51 Network Connection Wireless network connection failure. • The Samsung Wireless USB dongle is required to use a wireless network. • Make sure Network Connection is set to Wireless (p. 30). • TV must be connected to a wireless IP sharer (router).
  • Page 52: License

    -4°F to 113°F (-20°C to 45°C) Storage Humidity 5% to 95%, non-condensing Stand Swivel (Left / Right) -20˚ ~ 20˚ Model Name PN50C680 PN58C680 Screen Size 50 inches 58 inches (Diagonal) (50.2 inches measured diagonally) (58.2 inches measured diagonally) Sound...
  • Page 53: 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. © 2010 Samsung Electronics America, Inc English...
  • Page 54: Index

    Other Information Index AllShare FAV.CH button 7, 13 Receiver Amplify Favorite Channel Recording Antenna Film Mode Remote Control Anynet+ Fine Tune Repeat Mode AUDIO OUT Flesh Tone RGB Only Mode Auto Adjustment Frequency Rotate Auto Volume HDMI 9, 41 Select All Background Music Home theater 10, 41...

This manual is also suitable for:


Comments to this Manuals

Symbols: 0
Latest comments: