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  • Page 1 Register your product and get support at 42PFL5008G 46PFL5008G 42PFL5508G 46PFL5508G EN User Manual...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Care Channel issues Legal Picture issues Sustainability Sound issues Help and support Connection issues Network issues Use your TV Contact Philips TV controls Specifications Watch TV View program guide Power and reception Watch 3D Display and sound Ambilight Display resolutions...
  • Page 3: Important

    Secure the stand to from the power outlet immediately. the TV tightly. Place the TV on a flat, Contact Philips Consumer Care to have level surface that can support the the TV checked before use. combined weight of the TV and the •...
  • Page 4: D Health Warning

    Risk of injury to children! 3D health warning Follow these precautions to prevent the TV For 3D TVs only. from toppling over and causing injury to • If you or your family has a history of children: epilepsy or photosensitive seizures, •...
  • Page 5: Care

    • CHOKING HAZARD - Keep the Care product out of reach of children under three years of age at all times! The product contains small parts which can Screen be swallowed. • Risk of damage to the TV screen! Never touch, push, rub or strike the Placement tips screen with any object.
  • Page 6: Legal

    (within without notice. Trademarks are the property common industry standards) and is not a of Koninklijke Philips N.V or their respective malfunction. owners. TP Vision Netherlands B.V. reserves the right to change products at any time...
  • Page 7 This is an official DivX Certified ® device that Trademarks and copyrights plays DivX video. Visit for more Windows Media is either a registered information and software tools to convert trademark or trademark of Microsoft your files into DivX videos. Corporation in the United States and/or ABOUT DIVX VIDEO-ON-DEMAND: This other countries.
  • Page 8: Sustainability

    Sustainability Skype is a trademark of Skype Limited or its Energy efficiency related companies. This TV is designed with energy-efficient Wi-Fi Alliance features. To access these features, press the Green button on the remote control. Wi-Fi®, the Wi-Fi CERTIFIED logo, the •...
  • Page 9 • Power management: An advanced Your product contains batteries covered by power management helps save the the European Directive 2006/66/EC, which energy consumed by this TV. To view cannot be disposed with normal household how your personalized TV settings waste. Please inform yourself about the local affect the TV's relative power rules on separate collection of batteries consumption, press...
  • Page 10: Help And Support

    Before you contact Philips, write down the website at model and serial number of your TV. You At the Philips support website, you can also: can find this information on the back of your • Find answers to Frequently Asked TV or on the TV packaging.
  • Page 11: Use Your Tv

    1. Standby indicator LED and remote 2 Use your TV control sensor The standby LED indicates when your TV is in standby. Point the remote control at the TV controls sensor. Make sure that the line of sight between the remote control and the TV is not blocked.
  • Page 12: Smartphone Control

    (Back): Return to the previous menu Smartphone control page or exit from a TV function. With the smartphone application 'Philips 15. CC: Switch on or off closed captions. MyRemote', you can use your smartphone For programs that support closed captions.
  • Page 13: Watch Tv

    Automatic switch off Watch TV You can save energy with this TV's energy efficiency settings, which are enabled by default. If there is no user interaction (such Switch TV on or off as pressing a remote control button or a control on the TV) for four hours, the TV will automatically switch to standby.
  • Page 14 Switch TV channels Manage channel lists After the channels are installed, you can: • Filter channels. • Switch between antenna and cable channels. • Rename channels. • Hide channels. • Lock a channel. • Display channel logos. Filter channels 1. Press LIST.
  • Page 15: Watch Connected Devices

    Hide channels Use picture and sound presets You can hide unwanted channels. Your TV comes with predefined picture and 1. While you watch TV, press LIST. sound settings. You can apply these settings 2. Select the channel to hide, then press or customize them.
  • Page 16: View Program Guide

    Change picture format From the broadcaster Select broadcaster program guide You can change the picture format to suit the video source. Before you use the program guide, check these settings: 1. Press FORMAT. 1. Press 2. Select a picture format, then press OK. 2.
  • Page 17: Watch 3d

    3. Select [From the Internet], then press Important > Safety > 3D health warning (Page 4). Access Internet program guide To watch 3D on this TV, use the Philips Easy 1. Press 3D passive glasses supplied with your TV. 2. Select [TV guide], then press OK.
  • Page 18: Ambilight

    • [3D - Top / bottom inverted] or [3D - Start 3D Side by side inverted]: Select if the TV Automatically enable 3D displays distorted images, such as the The TV detects when 3D is available and background appearing nearer to you. prompts you to put on your 3D glasses to start watching.
  • Page 19: Play Multimedia Files

    • [Advanced]: Select for more Ambilight Switch on lounge light settings. To create a lounge light effect in your room, - [Wall color]: Select the color of your switch on Ambilight while the TV is in wall to apply suitable Ambilight settings. standby.
  • Page 20 Set up media sharing Tips: • 1. Install a media server on your computer Select the top bar to filter your files by to share media files. These are some media type. • servers: Select [Sort] to arrange the files by •...
  • Page 21 Listen to music Slideshow options 1. Select in the top bar. While you play a slideshow, press 2. Select a track, then press OK. OPTIONS, then press OK to select an 3. Optional: To play all the tracks in a folder, option: •...
  • Page 22: Smart Tv

    DivX on your TV. to the Internet. Consult the DivX website for detailed 2. On your TV, configure Smart TV. support. 3. Optional: On your PC, register with Philips To de-register this TV: to enjoy exclusive benefits and receive 1. Press SOURCE.
  • Page 23 View security info Access Smart TV apps To view security information about a page, You can access apps through the Smart TV press OPTIONS, then select [Security home page. The icons on this page represent info]. the apps installed on your TV. To access an app, select the app, then press Smart TV options OK to confirm.
  • Page 24: Interactive Tv

    Access interactive TV Interactive TV You can identify channels that offer interactive services by a message that invites What you can do you to press the Red button or OK to access an interactive program. With interactive TV, you can view additional information or entertainment pages provided 1.
  • Page 25: Use More Of Your Tv

    • Do not overload the USB port. If you 3 Use more of connect a USB hard drive device that consumes more than 500mA power, your TV make sure that it is connected to its own external power supply. Note: Pause TV •...
  • Page 26: Record Tv Shows

    Pause a live TV broadcast Record TV shows What you can do If your TV can receive program guides, you can record TV programs onto a USB hard drive. You can record both current TV programs as well as future TV programs. Note: Recording is only supported in countries with Internet program guides.
  • Page 27: Schedule Recordings

    Note: Start recording • Make sure that the TV and the USB hard drive are switched off. • While you are formatting the USB hard drive, do not connect other USB devices to the TV. One-touch recording You can record the program you are currently watching with a single button.
  • Page 28: Watch Recordings

    Schedule a TV program recording Watch recordings You can schedule a recording of an 1. Press upcoming program that will be broadcast 2. Select [Recordings], then press OK. today or up to eight days later. You can also A list of recordings is displayed. schedule a timed recording that is not linked to any program, if program guide information 3.
  • Page 29: Use Wi-fi Miracast

    Share a screen on TV Use Wi-Fi Miracast 1. On your device, enable Wi-Fi Miracast, Wi-Fi Direct or similar (for example, 'screen What you can do mirroring'). Your TV is a Wi-Fi Certified Miracast™ The device starts scanning for other Miracast device.
  • Page 30: Use Skype

    1. Press need to install or download any files for 2. Select [Setup], then press OK. using Skype. Simply connect a Philips 3. Select [Network settings] > [Clear Wi-Fi TV video camera to use Skype. Miracast devices], and then press OK.
  • Page 31 Rename a contact 1. Select [Don't have a Skype Name?], then press OK. 1. In the Skype menu, select [Contacts], then press OK. 2. Read the Skype End User License Agreement, Terms of Service and Privacy 2. Select a contact, then press Statement.
  • Page 32 • [Hold]: Put the call on hold. Full view Make voice and video calls will be stopped. Make a voice call • [Mute]: Mute the microphone. You can make a Skype call without video. • [Stop My Video]: Stop the video feed Note: Make sure that a video camera is to your contact's screen.
  • Page 33: Play Games

    Note: Automatic sign in 1. In the Skype menu, select [Settings], and If you accept a call while pausing or recording a TV program is paused, or while then press OK. watching rental movies, Skype will interrupt 2. Select [General settings] > [Sign me in the on-going activity.
  • Page 34: Set Locks And Timers

    Sound preset for games Start gaming You can optimize sound effects for gaming. 1. Press SOURCE. 1. Press OPTIONS. 2. Select the game console, then press OK. 2. Select [Picture and sound] > [Sound 3. If needed, load a game disc on the game style] >...
  • Page 35: Sleep Timer

    Set the clock manually Age rating You can set the date and time manually. You can set your TV to display only Before you start, set the clock mode to programs with age ratings lower than your [Manual]. child’s age. This restriction only applies to 1.
  • Page 36: Change Your Tv Settings

    • [Pixel Plus HD]: Fine-tune each pixel to 4 Change your TV match surrounding pixels and produce a brilliant, high-definition image. settings - [HD Natural Motion]: Remove motion judders. - [Advance sharpness]: Enable superior Picture and sound sharpness, especially on lines and contours in the picture.
  • Page 37 More sound settings a connected home theater. You do not need to use this setting when You can change the settings in the Sound connecting the TV to a Philips home menu. theater. 1. Press - [Audio out offset]: Adjust the setting 2.
  • Page 38: Channels

    ATTENTION: This feature is intended for 6. Select [Start], then press OK. dealers and service personnel. 7. Once the channel search is complete, You can copy channel lists from one Philips select [Finish], then press OK. TV to another through a USB storage Tip: Press LIST to see the channel list.
  • Page 39: Language Settings

    Step 1: Check the country setting 4. Make sure that the country setting is the 1. Switch on the first TV (with the channels same as the first TV. that you want to copy to the second TV). 5. Press 6.
  • Page 40: Universal Access Settings

    Closed captions Other settings You can display closed captions at all times or only when the TV is muted. TV demo Note: Digital TV interactive applications are You can watch a demo to find out more not accessible when closed caption text is about the features on this TV.
  • Page 41 If an error occurs during the upgrade, WinZip® for Microsoft® Windows®, retry the upgrade from the beginning. If or StuffIt® for Macintosh®. the error reoccurs, contact Philips Note: Do not use a USB hard drive. Consumer Care. Download the latest software 1.
  • Page 42: Reset All

    If the TV is connected to the Internet, the TV displays the availability of new software at startup. • Philips may occasionally push a software upgrade to your TV over the Internet. Follow the onscreen instructions to upgrade the TV software.
  • Page 43: Connect Your Tv

    AUDIO L/R The connections shown in this user manual are recommendations only. Other solutions CVBS are possible. For more examples, visit CVBS only transmits video. For sound, also connect to Audio Left/Right. HDMI CVBS connections provides standard picture quality.
  • Page 44: Connect Antenna

    Connect antenna Connect the antenna to the TV. TV ANTENNA Connect devices Blu-ray or DVD disc player Connect the disc player with an HDMI cable to the TV. HDMI Connect the disc player with a component video cable (Y Pb Pr) and an audio L/R cable to the TV. AUDIO L/R YPbPr...
  • Page 45: Tv Receiver

    Connect the disc player with a composite cable (CVBS) and an audio L/R cable to the TV. CVBS AUDIO IN TV receiver Connect the digital TV receiver with an antenna cable to the TV. TV ANTENNA Connect the digital TV receiver with an HDMI cable to the TV. HDMI...
  • Page 46: Video Recorder

    Connect the digital TV receiver with a component video cable (Y Pb Pr) and an audio L/R cable to the TV. AUDIO L/R YPbPr Connect the digital TV receiver with a composite cable (CVBS) and an audio L/R cable to the TV. CVBS AUDIO IN Video recorder...
  • Page 47 Connect the recorder with an HDMI cable to the TV. HDMI Connect the recorder with a component video cable (Y Pb Pr) and an audio L/R cable to the TV. AUDIO L/R YPbPr Connect the recorder with a composite cable (CVBS) and an audio L/R cable to the TV. CVBS AUDIO IN...
  • Page 48: Game Console

    Game console Connect the game console with an HDMI cable to the TV. HDMI Connect the game console with a component video cable (Y Pb Pr) and an audio L/R cable to the AUDIO L/R YPbPr Connect the game console with a composite cable (CVBS) and an audio L/R cable to the TV. CVBS AUDIO IN...
  • Page 49: Home Theater

    Home theater Connect an HDMI-ARC compliant home theater with an HDMI cable to the TV. HDMI Connect the home theater with an HDMI cable and a coaxial audio cable to the TV. Digital HDMI Audio Out Connect the home theater with a component video cable (Y Pb Pr) and an audio L/R cable to the AUDIO L/R YPbPr...
  • Page 50 Connect the home theater with a composite cable (CVBS) and an audio L/R cable to the TV. CVBS AUDIO IN Digital camera Connect the digital camera with a USB cable to the TV. Digital camcorder Connect the digital camcorder with an HDMI cable to the TV. HDMI...
  • Page 51 Connect the digital camcorder with a component video cable (Y Pb Pr) and an audio L/R cable to the TV. AUDIO L/R YPbPr Connect the digital camcorder with a composite cable (CVBS) and an audio L/R cable to the TV. CVBS AUDIO IN...
  • Page 52: Connect More Devices

    Connect more devices USB storage device Connect the USB hard drive with a USB cable to the TV. Connect the USB flash drive with a USB cable to the TV.
  • Page 53 Computer Connect the computer with an HDMI cable to the TV. HDMI Connect the computer with a DVI-HDMI cable and an audio cable to the TV. HDMI AUDIO IN DVI/VGA Connect the computer with a VGA cable and an audio cable to the TV. AUDIO IN DVI/VGA...
  • Page 54: Video Call Camera

    Video call camera Connect the Philips TV video camera - PTA317 (sold separately) with a USB cable to the TV. Keyboard and mouse USB keyboard You can connect a USB keyboard to enter text such as device names on the TV or text for Smart TV apps.
  • Page 55: Watch Connected Devices

    Smart TV keys on your keyboard Watch connected devices • Enter : Confirm an entry. • Backspace : Go to the previous Select a device page. • Navigation keys: Navigate between Before you can watch a device, connect the fields. device to the TV.
  • Page 56: Set Up Easylink Devices

    BRAVIA Sync (Sony). Not all brands are fully Connect your TV > Connect devices compatible with Philips EasyLink. (Page 44). • Configure each HDMI-CEC compliant After you switch on Philips EasyLink, the device properly. following features are available: • Switch on EasyLink. One-touch play...
  • Page 57 Control devices Select speaker output If you connect multiple HDMI-CEC devices If a connected device is HDMI Audio Return that support this setting, you can control all Channel (HDMI ARC) compliant, you can such devices through the TV remote control. output TV audio through an HDMI cable.
  • Page 58: Connect To A Network And The Internet

    Change TV audio streaming Connect to a network and You can switch audio between TV speakers the Internet and a connected amplifier at any time. 1. Press OPTIONS. 2. Select [Picture and sound] > [Speakers]. What you can do 3. Select one of the following, then press View Media If you connect the TV to a home network, •...
  • Page 59: Wired Connection

    Connect Wi-Fi integrated This section is only applicable for Wi-Fi integrated TVs. You can connect your TV to your home Internet network wirelessly. Note: • The wireless network operates in the Router same 2.4 GHz frequency spectrum as common household devices, such as Dect phones, microwave ovens or You can connect this TV to your home Bluetooth devices, which can cause...
  • Page 60: Network Settings

    Set secured connection with WEP Most new wireless routers have the WPS encryption system and carry the WPS logo. The WPS system uses WPS security encryption and If your router has WEP security, the TV asks cannot be combined with devices on your for the WEP encryption key in hexadecimal network that use the WEP (Wired numbers.
  • Page 61: Troubleshooting

    TV may Channel issues need to be checked by Philips Consumer Care. This troubleshooting procedure is not You want to install TV channels: applicable to remote controls that are paired See Change your TV settings >...
  • Page 62: Picture Issues

    An "e-sticker" banner displaying Picture issues information appears on the TV display: The TV is in [Shop] mode. To remove the The TV is on, but there is no picture or the e-sticker, set the TV to [Home] mode, then picture is distorted: restart the TV.
  • Page 63: Connection Issues

    Connection issues Network issues There are problems with HDMI devices: You want to establish a wireless • connection between your TV and home Note that HDCP (High-bandwidth network: Digital Content Protection) support can Refer to Connect your TV > Connect to a delay the time taken for a TV to display network and the Internet >...
  • Page 64: Contact Philips

    Philips TV community at If you wish to speak with or email a Philips representative, contact the Philips Consumer Care in your country. You can find the contact details in the leaflet accompanying this TV or at
  • Page 65: Specifications

    For power consumption, see the 640 x 480 - 60 Hz product specifications at 800 x 600 - 60 Hz 1024 x 768 - 60 Hz 1280 x 1024 - 60 Hz Reception 1360 x 768 - 60 Hz •...
  • Page 66 Supported audio/video formats Maximum Max. Frame Rate Max. Bit Rate Media File Extensions Container Video codec Audio codec HTML5 YouTube (fps) (Mbps) server HTML resolution MPEG-1 1920x1088 25p, 30p, 50i, 60i MPEG-1 (L1&L2), MPEG-2 1920x1088 25p, 30p, 50i, 60i .mpg MPEG-1,2,2.5 L3, .mpeg MPEG-4 ASP...
  • Page 67 Supported audio/video formats Maximum Max. Frame Rate Max. Bit Rate Media File Extensions Container Video codec Audio codec HTML5 YouTube resolution (fps) (Mbps) server HTML MPEG-2 1920x1088 25p, 30p, 50i, 60i MPEG-1 (L1&L2), MPEG- .asf 1,2,2.5 L3, AAC/HE-AAC MPEG-4 ASP 1920x1088 25p, 30p, 50i, 60i .wmv...
  • Page 68: Connectivity

    Character encoding Connectivity • Windows-1250 (CP-1250): Central Europe and Eastern Europe Latin Rear (Czech, Hungarian, Polish, Slovak, • NETWORK: Ethernet LAN RJ-45 Slovenian, Croatian, Romanian, Serbian) • AUDIO IN: DVI/VGA (stereo 3.5mm • Windows-1251 (CP-1251): Cyrillic mini-jack) • Windows-1252 (CP-1252): Western •...
  • Page 69: Index

    Auto switch off, devices • 57 connectivity • 68 connectivity guide • 10 connectors • 43 cables • 43 contact Philips • 10 channel list • 14 content rating • 35 channel list, copy • 38 controls • 11 channels • 14 CVBS, composite video •...
  • Page 70 Help, version • 68 home mode • 40 pause TV • 25 home network • 58 pause TV, USB hard drive • 25 home theater, connect • 49 PC, display resolutions • 65 Philips video camera • 54 picture format • 16...
  • Page 71 picture settings • 36 settings, game • 34 picture settings, reset • 37 settings, network • 60 Pixel Plus link • 58 settings, picture • 36 placement, stand or wall • 5 settings, sound • 37 placement, tips • 5 shop mode •...
  • Page 72 trademarks and copyrights • 7 TV controls • 11 TV guide, broadcaster • 16 TV guide, Internet • 17 TV receiver, connect • 45 TV speakers, mute • 13 universal access, enable • 40 update, source list • 55 USB keyboard • 54 USB mouse •...
  • Page 73 Lista de Postos Autorizados Envision - Brasil...
  • Page 74 No Brasil, para informações adicionais sobre o produto, entre em contato com o CIC ao consumidor, onde está disponível a lista completa e mais Para atendimento fora do Brasil, contate a TP Vision local ou: TP Vision Netherlands B.V.

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