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LA32C550J1M LA37C550J1M
LA40C550J1M LA46C550J1M
LA32C530F1M LA40C530F1M
LA46C530F1M LA26C360E1M
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  • Page 1 LA32C550J1M LA37C550J1M LA40C550J1M LA46C550J1M LA32C530F1M LA40C530F1M LA46C530F1M LA26C360E1M Contact SAMSUNG WORLDWIDE If you have any questions or comments relating to Samsung products, please contact the SAMSUNG customer care centre. LA32C360E1M Country Customer Care Centre Web Site AUSTRALIA 1300 362 603 www.samsung.com/au...
  • Page 2: Securing The Installation Space

    ✎ 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 produ ct or an injury due to the product falling.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Contents Getting Started Accessories Viewing the Control Panel Viewing the Remote Control Connecting to an Antenna Plug & Play (Initial Setup) Connections Connecting to an AV Device Connecting to an Audio Device Changing the Input source Basic Features 10 How to Navigate Menus 10 Using the INFO button (Now &...
  • Page 4: Viewing The Control Panel

    Getting Started Accessories ✎ Please make sure the following items are included with your LCD TV. If any items are missing, contact your dealer. ✎ The items’ Colours and shapes may vary depending on the models. y Remote Control & Batteries (AAA x 2) y Cleaning Cloth y Owner’s Instructions y Warranty Card / Safety Guide (Not available in some...
  • Page 5: Viewing The Remote Control

    Use these buttons in Media Play AD: Turns the audio description on and and Anynet+ modes. (P. 23) off (not available in some locations). (�: Controls recording for Samsung (P. 17) recorders that have the Anynet+ feature) P.SIZE: Selects the picture size. (P. 15) SUBT.: Displays digital subtitles.
  • Page 6 (not available in some locations). and Anynet+ modes. (P. 23) P.SIZE: Selects the picture size. (P. 15) (�: Controls recording for Samsung SUBT.: Displays digital subtitles. (P. 19) recorders that have the Anynet+ feature) Installing batteries (Battery size: AAAx2) ✎...
  • Page 7: Connecting To An Antenna

    Connecting to an Antenna When the TV is initially powered on, basic settings proceed automatically. ✎ Preset: Connecting the mains and antenna. Cable ANT OUT ANT 2 IN ANT 2 IN AN 2 IN (CABLE) (CABLE) (CABLE) VHF/UHF Antenna ANT 1 IN ANT 1 IN ANT 1 IN (AIR...
  • Page 8: Connecting To Av Device

    Connections Connecting to an AV Device Using an HDMI / DVI Cable: HD connection (up to 1080p) Available devices: DVD, Blu-ray player, HD cable box, HD STB (Set-Top-Box) satellite receiver, cable box, satellite receiver (STB) White HDMI OUT DVI OUT AUDIO OUT ✎...
  • Page 9: Connecting To An Audio Device

    Connecting to an Audio Device Using an Optical (Digital) or Audio (Analogue) Cable Connection Available devices: digital audio system, amplifier, DVD home theatre ANT 2 IN ANT 2 IN (CABLE) (CABLE) ANT 1 IN ANT 1 IN (AIR) (AIR) Digital Audio System OPTICAL ✎...
  • Page 10: How To Navigate Menus

    Basic Features How to Navigate Menus Using the INFO button (Now & Next guide) Before using the TV, follow the steps below to learn how to The display identifies the current navigate the menu and select and adjust different functions. channel and the status of certain audio-video settings.
  • Page 11: Channel Manager

    Using Scheduled View Channels: Shows the channel list according to ■ channel type. Guide 2:10 Tue 1 Jun My Channels: Shows the group of the channel. ■ DTV Air 800 five Scheduled: Shows all the currently reserved Family Affairs ■ 18:00 - 18:30 programmes.
  • Page 12: Channel Menu

    Basic Features Using Favourite Channels Channel Menu ¦ Seeing Channels ¦ My Channels (In Channel Manager) Antenna Shows all favourite channels. ■ Edit My Channels : You can set the selected Your TV can memorize both Air and Cable channels. channels to desired my channels group.
  • Page 13: Editing Channels

    ✎ Channel mode ■ Lock / Unlock: Lock a channel so that the channel cannot be selected and viewed. P (programme mode): When tuning is complete, ✎ the broadcasting stations in your area have been NOTE assigned to position numbers from P00 to P99. You This function is available only when the Child Lock can select a channel by entering the position number is set to On.
  • Page 14: Picture Menu

    Basic Features Picture Menu ■ No Signal Stand by (Off / 15 min / 30 min / 60 min): Activates the Stand-by mode, in the case of “No Signal” or “Check Signal Cable” status for a certain period of Changing the Preset Picture Mode ¦...
  • Page 15: Picture Options

    ■ Flesh Tone: Emphasize pink “Flesh Tone.” ■ Size: Your cable box/satellite receiver may have its own set of screen sizes as well. However, we highly ■ Edge Enhancement (Off / On): Emphasize object recommend you use 16:9 mode most of the time. boundaries.
  • Page 16 ✎ Available only in HDMI mode (RGB signals). same basic set-up information will almost always be applied. (If not, contact your computer manufacturer or Samsung ■ Film Mode (Off / Auto1 / Auto2): Sets the TV to Dealer.) automatically sense and process film signals from all sources and adjust the picture for optimum quality.
  • Page 17: Sound Menu

    Sound Menu Sound Systems, Etc. ¦ Changing the Preset Sound Mode ¦ Virtual Surround (Off / On) This function provides a virtual 5.1 channel surround sound Mode experience through a pair of speakers or headphones using HRTF (Head Related Transfer Function) technology. ■...
  • Page 18: Speaker Select

    Basic Features Auto Volume (Off / Normal / Night) ■ SPDIF Output: SPDIF (Sony Philips Digital InterFace) is used to provide digital sound, reducing interference To equalize the volume level on each channel, set to Normal. going to speakers and various digital devices such as a DVD player.
  • Page 19: Setup Menu

    Setup Menu On Time / Off Time: Set the hour, minute, and activate / inactivate. (To activate timer with the setting you’ve chosen, set to Activate.) Setting the Time ¦ Volume: Set the desired volume level. Source: Select TV or USB content to be played when the TV is turned on automatically.
  • Page 20: Other Features

    Basic Features ■ Change PIN: Change your personal ID number required General to set up the TV. ✎ ■ Game Mode (Off / On): When connecting to a game If you forget the PIN code, press the remote console such as PlayStation™ or Xbox™, you can enjoy control buttons in the following sequence, which a more realistic gaming experience by selecting game resets the PIN to “0-0-0-0”:...
  • Page 21: Support Menu

    ■ Channel: Select the channel for the sub-screen. ■ By USB: Insert a USB drive containing the firmware upgrade file, downloaded from www.samsung.com, into ■ Size (Õ / Ã): Select a size for the sub-picture. the TV. Please be careful not to disconnect the power ■...
  • Page 22: Connecting To A Pc

    Advanced Features Connecting to a PC Using an HDMI/DVI Cable / a D-sub Cable DVI OUT AUDIO OUT PC OUT AUDIO OUT Display Modes (D-Sub and HDMI/DVI Input) Optimal resolution is 1920 X 1080 @ 60 Hz. Horizontal Frequency Vertical Frequency Pixel Clock Frequency Sync Polarity Mode...
  • Page 23: Network Connection

    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 24 If your AP supports WPS (Wi-Fi Protected Setup), you can connect to the network via PBC (Push Button Configuration) or PIN (Personal Identification Number). WPS will automatically configure the SSID and WPA key in either mode. If the device isn’t certified, it may not connect to the TV via the “Samsung Wireless LAN Adapter”. English...
  • Page 25: Network Test

    Ad-hoc: You can connect to a mobile device without Network Test an access point through the “Samsung Wireless LAN Test or confirm the network connection status after setting Adapter” by using a peer to peer network. up the network. How to connect to new Ad-hoc ✎...
  • Page 26: Setting Up The Network

    Advanced Features Setting up the Network ■ Wireless Network Setup ✎ The menu is activated only if the “Samsung Wireless LAN Adapter” is connected. Network Type (Wired / Wireless) Select a network Select Wired or Wireless to connect to the network.
  • Page 27 Ad-hoc: You can connect to a mobile device without Network Test an access point through the “Samsung Wireless LAN Test or confirm the network connection status after setting Adapter” by using a peer to peer network. up the network. How to connect to new Ad-hoc ✎...
  • Page 28: Media Play

    Before connecting your device to the TV, please back up your files to prevent them from damage or loss of data. SAMSUNG is not responsible for any data file damage or data loss. Connect a USB HDD to the dedicated port, USB1 (HDD) port.
  • Page 29: Screen Display

    Screen Display ¦ Move to the file you desired using the up/down/right/left buttons and then press the ENTERE button. The file is played. Information : Videos /Movie 01 You can ascertain the selected file name and the number of files Movie 01 Movie 02 and page.
  • Page 30 Advanced Features y Supported Video Formats Container Video Decoder Resolution Audio codec Divx 3.11 1920x1080 Divx 4.x 1920x1080 Divx 5.1 1920x1080 LPCM ADPCM Divx 6.0 1920x1080 XviD 1920x1080 HE-AAC 3GPP H.264 1920x1080 MPEG MPEG-4 SP 1920x1080 MPEG-4 ASP 1920x1080 QCELP RMVB Real Audio Window Media Video v9...
  • Page 31: Playing The Multiple Files

    Photos Viewing a Photo (or Slide Show) 1. Press the ◄ or ► button to select Photos, then press the Normal Image1024.jpg 1024x768 2010/02/01 3/15 ENTERE button in the Media Play menu. 2. Press the ◄/►/▲/▼ button to select the desired photo in the file list.
  • Page 32 Advanced Features Videos/Music/Photos Play Option menu During playing a file, press the TOOLS button. Button Operations Videos Music Photos Title You can move the other file directly. > Repeat Mode You can play movie files repeatedly. > Picture Size You can adjust the picture size for preference. >...
  • Page 33: Allshare

    ✎ For more information, visit “www.samsung.com” or contact the Samsung call centre. Mobile devices may Using the Message Function need additional software installation. For details, refer to Using this function, you view call arrivals, SMS messages each user’s guide.
  • Page 34 Advanced Features Call Arrival Alarm Screenshare displays the same web page as provide in mobile. Using ScreenShare, you can open the various If a call arrives while you are watching TV, the alarm window contents saved in a mobile phone. For example, the image appears.
  • Page 35: Calendar

    Holiday of Day Tips If time information has been set, the focus date is samsung current date. If time information hasn’t be set, the focus date is default date (Jan 1, 2010). If notes have been added, the note for present day pops up when the TV is turned on.
  • Page 36: 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 37: 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 programme 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 38: Listening Through A Receiver

    Advanced Features Listening through a Receiver ¦ You can listen to sound through a receiver (i.e Home Theatre) 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 39: Installing The Wall Mount

    For detailed information on installing the wall mount, see the instructions provided with the wall mount items. 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 40: Anti-Theft Kensington Lock

    Anti-theft Kensington Lock ✎ The Kensington Lock is not supplied by Samsung. It is a device used to physically fix the system when using it in a public place. The appearance and locking method may differ from the illustration depending on the manufacturer.
  • Page 41: Troubleshooting

    If you have any questions about the TV, first refer to this list. If none of these troubleshooting tips apply, please visit “www. samsung.com,” then click on Support, or contact the call centre listed on the back-cover of this manual.
  • Page 42 The cable/set top box remote control • Programme the Cable/Set top box remote control to operate the TV. Refer to the Cable/Set user doesn’t turn the TV on or off, or adjust the manual for the SAMSUNG TV code. volume. A “Not Supported Mode” message • Check the supported resolution of the TV, and adjust the external device’s output resolution...
  • Page 43 Issues Solutions and Explanations There is a plastic smell from the TV. • This smell is normal and will dissipate over time. The TV Signal Information is unavailable • This function is only available with digital channels from an Antenna / RF/Coax connection. (P. 20) in the Self Diagnostic Test menu.
  • Page 44: Specifications

    Other Information Specifications Model Name LA32C550 LA37C550 LA40C550 LA46C550 Screen Size (Diagonal) 32 inch 37 inch 40 inch 46 inch PC Resolution (Optimum) 1920 X 1080 @ 60 1920 X 1080 @ 60 1920 X 1080 @ 60 1920 X 1080 @ 60 Sound Output 10W x 2...
  • Page 45 Model Name LA26C360 LA32C360 Screen Size (Diagonal) 26 inch 32 inch PC Resolution (Optimum) 1920 X 1080 @ 60 Hz 1920 X 1080 @ 60 Hz Sound Output 5W x 2 10W x 2 Dimension (WxDxH) Without Stand 646.5 X 77.0 X 432.3 (mm) 784.4 X 76.2 X 514.2 (mm) With Stand 646.5 X 222.2 X 477.3 (mm)