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  • Page 1 Electronics America, Inc. 105 Challenger Road Ridgefield Park, NJ 07660-0511 imagine the possibilities ThanK you for purchasing this Samsung product. To receive more comDlete service, please register your product at www.samsu ng.co m/register Mode _Serial No. © 2010 Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
  • 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 • List of Features ............• Network Connection ..........• Accessories .............. Connecting to a Wired Network • Install the Stand ............Connecting to a Wireless Network • Media Play.............. • Viewing the Control Panel ......... Connecting a USB Device •...
  • Page 4 Media Play: Allows you to play music files, pictures, and movies saved on a USB device (p. 84). • AliShare: AIIShare connects your TV and compatible Samsung mobile phones/devices through a network (p. 45). • Self Diagnosis: You can check to make sure picture and sound operate normally (p. 26), Please make sure the following items are included with your PDP TV.
  • Page 5 See separate guide for installing the stand. (M4 X L12) Follow the steps below to connect the TV to the stand. Screws (M4X L12).._;lp :: Topvbw +i++`++°<-+::::I GuideStand-- Stand-. Front " " Screws (M4X L12) - - ..Rea_ ..@+ ..Connect the Guide Stand to the Stand using five screws (M4 X L12) as shown.
  • Page 6 Getting Started The product color and shape may vary depending on the model, so$co • -- Power Indicator Remote control sensor Speakers _eURCE_ Toggles between all the available input sources. In the on-screen menu, use this button as you would use the ENTERIZ_ button on the remote control, Displays an on-screen menu, the OSD (on screen display) of your TV's features.
  • Page 7 (USB)and Anynet+ (HDMI-CEC) modes or Separate Audio Program (SAP (p. 34, 41). (_: Controls recording broadcast) (p. 21). for Samsung recorders that have the RMODE: Press to select the picture Anynet+ feature) mode (p. 17). RSlZE: Selects the picture size (p. 19).
  • Page 8 (USB)and Anynet+ (HDMI-CEC) modes broadcast) (p. 21). (p. 34, 41). ([_3: Controb recording RMODE: Press to select the picture on Samsung recorders that have the mode (p. 17). Anynet+ feature) RSlZE: Selects the picture size (p. 19). CC: Controls the caption decoder (p. 24).
  • Page 9: Plug & Play (initial Setup)

    When the TV is initially powered on, basic settings proceed automatically. Connecting the power cord and antenna. VHF/UHF Antenna Antenna CaNe (Not Supplied) "_1 When the TV is initially powered on, a sequence of on-screen prompts will assist in configuring basic settings. Press the POWER (b button.
  • Page 10 Connections Using an HDMI or HDMI/DVI cable: HD connection (up to 1080p) Available devices: DVD, Blu-ray player, HD cable box, HD STB (Set-Top-Box) satellite receiver. PN500540 / PN580540 HDMI to DVI Cable (Not Supplied) Audio Cable (Not Supplied) PN500550 / PN500590 / PN580550 / PN580590 HDMI to D\/i Cable (Not Supplied) Audio Cable (Not Supplied) HDM_ _N I(DV_), 2, 3, 4, PC/DVI AUDIO _N...
  • Page 11 Using a Component (up to 1080p) or Audio/Video (480i only) Cable Available devices: DVD, Blu-ray player, cable box, STB satellite receiver, VCR Video Cable (Not Supplied) (Not Supplied) (Not SuppJied) COMPONENT _N 1, 2 / AV _N1: When connecting to AV _N 1, the color of the AV _N 1 [Y/WDEO] jack (green) will not match the video cable (yellow).
  • Page 12 Connections Using an EX-Link Cable Connection Available Devices: External devices that support EX-Link EX UNK: Connector for service only, Audio Cable (N_ HDM] to DVI Cable (Not Supplied) D-Sub Cable (Not Supplied) Audio Cable (N_ .... ,J' PN500550 / PN500590 / PN580550 / PN580590 HDM] to DVI Cable (Not Supplied) D-Sub Cable (Not Supplied) English...
  • Page 13 Display Modes (D-Sub and HDMI/DVI Input) Optimal resolution is 1920 X 1080 @ 60 Hz. 640 x 350 31.469 70.086 25.175 720 x 400 31.469 70.087 28.322 640 x 480 35.000 66.667 30.240 832 x 624 49.726 74.551 57.284 1152 x 870 68.681 75.062 100.000...
  • Page 14 Connections Edit Name MENUiTrl _ input _ Edit Name _ ENTERI_ 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 / Devices / TV / IPrv / Blu-ray / HD DVD / DMA: Name STB satellite receiver.
  • Page 15: Memorizing Channels

    Channel Status Display Icons Seeing Channels A channel selected. A channel set as a Favorite. A reserved Program. Channel List Add, delete or set Favorite channels and use Using Favorite Channels the program guide for digital broadcasts. MENU rm -_ Channel _ Channel List MENU ITTI _ Channel --_Channel List --_ ENTERI_%_ --_ ENTER L%_ Select a channel in the All Channels, Added...
  • Page 16: Editing Channels

    Basic Features NOTE Channel List * When selecting the Cable TV system: STD, HRC and IRC identify various types of cable TV systems. Channel List Option Menu Contact your local cable company to identify the (in Channel List) type of cable system that exists in your particular Set each channel using the Channel List menu options (Add area.
  • Page 17: Changing The Preset Picture Mode

    NOTE * Only memorized channels can be reserved. * Reserved programs will be displayed in the Changing the Preset Picture Mode Programmed menu. * When a digital channel is selected, press the !_ MENU rlTI -_ Picture -_ Mode -_ ENTERE_ button to view the digital program.
  • Page 18: Changing The Picture Options

    MENU rlTI _ Picture _ Advanced Settings ENTERI_ (Advanced Settings are available in Standard / Movie mode) Compared to previous models, new Samsung TVs have a more precise picture. In PC mode, you can only make changes to Dynamic Contrast, Gamma and White Balance.
  • Page 19 Size: Your cable box/satellite receiver may * Settings can be adjusted and stored for each have its own set of screen sizes as well. external device you have connected to an input on the TV. However, we highly recommend you use 16:9 mode most of the time.
  • Page 20: Setting Up The Tv With Your Pc

    Press any key on the remote control to cancel this the same basic set-up information will apply in most cases. feature. (If not, contact your computer manufacturer or Samsung Dealer.) Side Gray (Light / Dark): When you watch TV with the Click on "Control Panel"...
  • Page 21: Changing The Preset Sound Mode

    Dialog Clarity (Off / On) (standard sound mode only) Changing the Preset Sound Mode This function allows you to increase the intensity of a voice over background music or sound effects so that dialog can MENU iTFI--_ Sound --_ Mode --_ENTERE_ be heard more clearly.
  • Page 22: Using The Sleep Timer

    Basic Features When Speaker Select is set to TV Speaker - Manual: Set the current time manually. Depending on the broadcast station and signal, * TV Speaker: On, External Speaker: On the auto time set up may not be correct. In this If there is no video signal, both speakers will be mute.
  • Page 23: Locking Programs

    NOTE On Time / Off Time: Set the hour, minute, and activate / inactivate. (Toactivate the timer with the setting you've * V-Chip is not available in HDMm,Component chosen, set to Activate.) or PC mode. Volume: Set the desired volume level. * The default PIN number of a new TV set is Source: Select rv or USB content to be played when "0-0-0-0".
  • Page 24: Other Features

    Basic Features Canadian English: You can block TV programs * Even if you set the on-screen display to another depending on their Anglophone Canadian ratings. language, the Downloadable U.S. Rating menu will appear in English only. - C: Programming intended for children under age 8. / 08+: Programming generally considered acceptable * The rating will automatically block certain for children 8 years and over to watch on their own.
  • Page 25 Caption Mode: You can select the desired caption Network (Network Type / Network Setup mode. / Network Test) The availability of captions depends on the For details on set up options, refer to the "Network program being broadcast. Connection" instructions (p. 28). Default / OO1~004 / Text1 ~Text4: (analog channels only) The Analog Caption function operates in either General...
  • Page 26: Picture In Picture (pip)

    Yes: If the test pattern does not appear or there is MENU ITTI - -_ Setup _ PiP _ ENTERI_ noise in the test pattern, select Yes. There may be a problem with the TV. Contact Samsung's Call Center for NOTE assistance (1-800-SAMSUNG).
  • Page 27 During the Software upgrading, When the Upgrade will connection or downloading the latest firmware from "www, discontinue from last step, this function be activated. samsung.com," to a USB memory device, Current Version - the software already installed in the T_. HD Connection Guide Software is represented as "Year/Month/Day_Version".
  • Page 28: Connecting To A Wired Network

    Advanced Features 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: •...
  • Page 29 Network Setup (Manual) N etw ork Setup (A uto )..Use the Automatic Network Setup when connecting your Use the Manual Network Setup when connecting your TV to TV to a network that supports DHCR To set up your TV's a network that requires a Static IP address.
  • Page 30: Connecting To A Wireless Network

    Configuration) or PIN (Personal Identification Number), WPS will automatically configure the SSID and WPA key in either mode. * If your router, modem, or device isn't certified, it may not connect to the TV via the "Samsung Wireless LAN Adapter." * Connection Methods: You can setup the wireless network connection 4 ways.
  • Page 31 How to set up automatically Network Setup (PBC (WPS)) ..................To set up the wireless connection automatically, follow these steps: How to set up using PBC (WPS) Follow Steps 1 through 6 in the "How to set up using If your router has a PBC (WPS) button, follow these steps: PBO (WPS)"...
  • Page 32 T button to select Manual, and then press the ENTER I_ button, You can connect to a mobile device without an access point through the "Samsung Wireless LAN Adapter" by using a Press the _' button to go to the first entry field (IP peer to peer network.
  • Page 33: Media Play

    %/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.**) Using a LAN cable, connect between the external modem and the PC onto which the Samsung PC Share Manager Program will be installed.
  • Page 34 The Divx DRM, Multi-audio, embedded caption is 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 35: Screen Display

    Screen Display Move to the desired file using the up/down/right/left buttons and then press the ENTER[__ or FCq (Play) button. The file is played. Supports the View Devices and Home in Media Play homepage. You can ascertain tlqe selected file name and tlqe number of files and page.
  • Page 36 Advanced Features • Supported Video Formats Divx 3.11 / 4.x / 5.1 / 6.0 1920x1080 6-30 *.avi XviD 1920x1080 6 - 30 MP3 / AC3 / LPCM / *.mkv H.264 BP / MP / HP 1920x1080 6 - 30 ADPCM / DTS Core MPEG4 SP / ASP 1920x1080 6 - 30...
  • Page 37 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. Select the movie file you want to play continuously by pressing the 41 or I_ button to select it from the file list section. Press the _ (Play) / ENTERE_ button.
  • Page 38: Playing Multiple Files

    Advanced Features Playing Multiple Files Playing selected video/music/photo files Press the Yellow button in the file list to select the desired file. Repeat the above operation to select multiple files. NOTE * The _ mark appears to the left of the selected files. * To cancel a selection, press the Yellow button again.
  • Page 39 Videos/Music/Photos Play Option menu During file playback, press the TOOLS button. Title You can move the other file directly. Repeat Mode You can play movie and music files repeatedly. Picture Size You can adjust the picture size to your preference. (Model / Mode2 / Original) Picture Setting You can adjust the picture setting.
  • Page 40 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 41: Anynet

    NOTE " Connect the Optical cable between the DIGITAL AUDIO OUT (OPTICAL} jack on your TV and the Digital Audio Input on the Home Theater. * When following the connection above, the Optical jack only outputs 2 channel audio, You will only hear sound from the Home Theater's Front, Left and Right speakers and the subwoofer, If you want to hear 5.1 channel audio, connect the D_G_TALAUDIO OUT (OPTICAL) jack on the DVD / Satellite Box (i.e.
  • Page 42: Recording

    Advanced Features Recording You can make a recording of a TV Program using a Samsung recorder. Select Recording. When there are more than two recording devices * When multiple recording devices are connected, the recording devices are listed. Select one recording device in the Device List.
  • Page 43 Troubleshooting for Anynet+ iii_i_!_!i!_i:_i_l_l_l_l_l_l_l_l_i!_!_i_!_!_!_!_!_!_!_!_!_!_!_i!i_!_!_!!_!!_!_i_ii_i_i_i_ii_ii_ii_ii_ii_ii_ii_iiiii_i!ii!ii!ii!ii!ii!ii!ii!ii!ii!ii!ii!ii!ii!ii!ii!ii!i_!_!_i_!!!!!i!i i_,_i_iii_ii_i_ii_ili!_ i_i_i!_!_ ¸i _iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii!!i!ii!ii!ii!ii!ii!ii!ii_!_!i!!i!!i!!i!i!_!i!_i_!_!_!i!_i!_i!_!_i!ii!i!i!i!_ii_i!_!i!i_ii_ii_ii_ii_iiiiii_i_i!i!!_!!i_i_ Anynet+ does not work. • Check if the device is an Anynet+ device. The Anynet+ system supports Anynet+ devices only. • Only one receiver (home theater) can be connected. • Check if the Anynet+ device power cord is properly connected. •...
  • Page 44: Aiishare _ Enteri

    Media, or ScreenShare function. The Media function is available in all mobile devices About AIIShare which support AIIShare, AIIShare connects your TV and compatible Samsung mobile Mowed / Denied: Allows/Blocks the mobile phone. phones/devices through a network. On your TV, you can Delete: Deletes the mobile phone from the list.
  • Page 45 ENTERC_ button to select Allow, then you can use Media function on that device. Using your Samsung phone to control your TV Simply Before you can use this feature, you must connect to a Samsung mobile phone that supports ScreenShare functions.
  • Page 46: Installing Thewall 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 47 Failingto do so may result in fire or a problem with the product due to an increase in the internal temperature of the product. '_bs When using a stand or wall-mount, use parts provided by Samsung Electronics only. • Ifyou 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 Other Information Caution: Pulling, pushing, or climbing on the TV may cause the TV to fall. In particular, ensure your children do not hang over or destabilize the TV; doing so may cause the TV to tip over, causing serious injuries or death.
  • Page 49 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 "www.samsung.com," then click on Support, or call Samsung customer service at 1-800-SAMSUNG. Poor picture First of all, please perform the Picture Test and con!irm that your TV i s properly displaying the test image.
  • Page 50 If you are using an HDMI connection, check the audio output setting on your PC. Network Connection Wireless network connection failure. • The Samsung Wireless USB dongb is required to use a wireless network. • Make sure Network Connection is set to Wireless (p. 30). •...
  • Page 51 The cable/set top box remote control • Program the Cable/Set remote control to operate the T_ Referto the CabldSet user manual for the SAMSUNG TV code. doesn't turn the TV on or off, or adjust the volume. Caption on TV menu is greyed out, •...
  • Page 52: License

    Other Information Environmental Considerations Operating Temperature 50°F to 104°F (10°C to 40°C) Operating Humidity 10% to 80%, non-condensing Storage Temperature -4°F to 113°F (-20°C to 45°C) Storage Humidity 5% to 95%, non-condensing _20°_ 20° StandSwivel ( Left/ Right) Screen Size 50 inches 58 inches (Diagonal)
  • Page 53 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 53...
  • Page 54 Other Information AIIShare FAV,CH button 7, 8, 15 Receiver Amplify Favorite Channel Recording Antenna Film Mode Remote Control 7, 8 Anynet+ Fine Tune Repeat Mode AUDIO OUT Flesh Tone RGB Only Mode Auto Adjustment Frequency Rotate Auto Volume Select All HDMI 10, 41 Background Music...
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