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Samsung Plasma TV User Manual

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  • Page 1 Si vous avez des suggestions ou des questions concernant les produits Samsung, veuillez contacter le Service Consommateurs Samsung. Comuníquese con SAMSUNG WORLD WIDE Si desea formular alguna pregunta o comentario en relación con los productos de Samsung, comuníquese con el centro de user manual atención al cliente de SAMSUNG.
  • Page 2: Important Warranty Information Regarding Television Format Viewing

    A still image displayed too long may cause permanent damage to the PDP Panel. Watching the Plasma TV in 4:3 format for a long period of time may leave traces of the borders on the left, right, top, or bottom of the screen.
  • Page 3: Accessories And Cables

    ✎ Whether you install your TV using a stand or a wall-mount, use parts provided by Samsung Electronics only. If you use parts provided by another manufacturer, it may cause difficulties with the product or result in injury caused by the product falling.
  • Page 4: Connecting To Av Devices (Blu-Ray Players, Dvd Players, Etc.)

    Connecting the Power Cord and the Antenna or Cable Connection VHF/UHF Antenna Antenna Cable (Not Supplied) Cable ANT OUT Power Input ✎ Plug the power cord into a wall outlet only after you have made all other connections. ✎ If you are connecting your TV to a cable or satellite box using HDMI, Component, or Composite connections, you do not need to connect the ANT IN jack to an antenna or a cable connection.
  • Page 5: Connecting Audio Devices

    Using a Component Cable (up to 1080p HD signals) or Video Cable (480i, analog signals only) Use on DVD players, Blu-ray players, cable boxes, STB satellite receivers, and VCRs. Red White Yellow Red White Red Blue Green Component Cable (Not Audio Cable Audio Cable Video Cable...
  • Page 6 Connecting to a PC Using an HDMI cable or an HDMI to DVI cable ✎ Your PC may not support an HDMI connection. ✎ Use your PC speakers for audio. Audio Cable (Not Supplied) AUDIO OUT DVI OUT HDMI to DVI Cable (Not Supplied) HDMI Cable (Not Supplied) HDMI OUT Display Modes (HDMI Input)
  • Page 7: Connecting To A Network

    LAN Adapter LAN Cable (Not Supplied) Samsung’s Wireless LAN adapter is sold separately and is offered by select retailers, E-commerce sites, and Samsungparts. com. Samsung’s Wireless LAN adapter supports the IEEE 802.11a/b/g and n communication protocols. Samsung recommends using IEEE 802.11n. When you play video over a network connection using one of the other protocols, the video may not play smoothly.
  • Page 8: Installing The Batteries Into The Remote

    The Wired Network Connection There are two main ways to connect your TV to your network using cable, depending on your network setup. They are illustrated below: The Modem Port on the Wall TV Rear Panel External Modem (ADSL / VDSL / Cable TV) Modem Cable (Not Supplied) LAN Cable (Not Supplied) The Modem Port on the Wall...
  • Page 9: The Remote Control Buttons

    The Remote Control Buttons ✎ This remote control has Braille points on the Power, Channel, and Volume buttons and can be used by visually impaired persons. Display and select the available video sources. Turns the TV on and off. Turns the remote control light on or off. When on, the buttons become illuminated for a moment when pressed.
  • Page 10: Configuring The Basic Settings In Initial Setup

    TV. See page 4 for instructions. ✎ If you want to configure a network connection, make sure you’ve connected the Samsung Wireless LAN Adaptor or a LAN cable to your TV. See pages 7 and 8 for instructions.
  • Page 11 Wired Network The TV checks the network connection, then displays the “Wired network and Internet connection complete” message appears and highlights Next. Press ENTERE. Software Upgrade: On the Software Upgrade screen, press the ENTERE button to upgrade the TV’s Upgrade the software software.
  • Page 12 Changing the Input Source How to Use Edit Name Edit Name lets you associate a device name to an input source. To access Edit Name, press the TOOLS button Source when the Source is displayed. The following selections appear under Edit Name: When you are watching TV and you want to ■...
  • Page 13: Using The Tv's Controller (Panel Key)

    Using the TV’s Controller (Panel Key) The TV’s Controller, a small joy stick like button on the bottom left side of the TV, lets you control the TV without the remote control. Function menu CONTENT Return TV Controller Remote control senso Power on Turn the TV on by pressing the Controller when the TV is in standby mode.
  • Page 14: Installing The Wall Mount (Optional)

    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 wall mount on your own.
  • Page 15 Configuring Network Connections after Initial Setup If you did not configure the network connections during initial setup, you can configure them through the Network Settings option in the Main menu. Configuring a Wireless Network Connection The instructions below are for wireless networks that use the Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) to configure network connections automatically.
  • Page 16: How To View The E-Manual

    How to View the e-Manual You can find instructions for your TV’s features in the e-Manual in your TV. To use, press the E-MANUAL button on your remote. Move the cursor using the right/left E-MANUAL buttons to highlight a main category. Use the up/down buttons to select a topic, and then press the ENTERE button.
  • Page 17 Viewing the Contents Basic Features > Changing the Preset Picture Mode (1/1) ‰ Changing the Preset Picture Mode Contents Area: Contains the topic contents ■ Picture Mode t if you selected a sub-menu. To move to the O MENUm → Picture → Picture Mode → ENTERE previous or next page, press the l or r button.
  • Page 18: Troubleshooting

    Y jack on the TV.. Screen Brightness If you find that the colors on your Samsung TV are correct but just a little too dark or bright, try adjusting the following settings in the Picture option of the Main menu: y Cell Light, Contrast, Brightness, Sharpness, Color, Tint and so on.
  • Page 19: List Of Features

    Some functions and pictures shown in this manual are available on specific models only. ✎ To keep your TV in optimum condition, upgrade to the latest firmware on the Samsung web site by USB (Go to samsung. com → Support → Downloads).
  • Page 20: 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 –...
  • Page 21: Storage And Maintenance

    Typical power consumption is measured according to Energy Star Program requirements for Televisions. Dispose unwanted electronics through an approved recycler. To find the nearest recycling location, go to our website: Or call, (877) 278 - 0799 English - 21...
  • Page 22 Supported Video Formats File Extention Container Video Codec Resolution Frame rate (fps) Bit rate (Mbps) Audio Codec DivX 3.11/4.x/5.x/6.1 *.avi *.mkv MPEG4 SP/ASP 1920 x 1080 *.asf *.wmv LPCM *.mp4 H.264 BP/MP/HP ADMPCM *.3gp (IMA, MS) *.vro *.mpg Motion JPEG 640 x 480 6~30 HE-AAC...
  • Page 23 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. © 2012 Samsung Electronics America, Inc English - 23...

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