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  • Page 1: User Manual

    Plasma TV user manual imagine the possibilities Thank you for purchasing this Samsung product. To receive more complete service, please register your product at www.samsung.com/global/register Model Serial No.
  • Page 2 Contact SAMSUNG WORLDWIDE If you have any questions or comments relating to Samsung products, please contact the SAMSUNG customer care centre. Country Customer Care Centre  Web Site AUSTRALIA 1300 362 603 www.samsung.com/au 800-810-5858 CHINA www.samsung.com.cn 010-6475 1880 HONG KONG 3698-4698 www.samsung.com/hk...
  • Page 3: User Instructions

    DVB-T signals. Although this TV set follows the DVB-T specification, maintaining compatibility with the future coming DVB-T digital terrestrial broadcasts is not guaranteed. Several functions may not be available in some countries. © 2008 Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. All rights reserved. English - ...
  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    Contents General Information Function Description  User Instructions ..........2  Time Features ..........35  Checking Parts ..........4  Change PIN / Parental Lock / Subtitle /  Using the Stand-Base ........4 Teletext Language / Preference / Melody / ...
  • Page 5: Checking Parts

    Checking Parts Owner’s Instructions Remote Control/ Power Cord Cloth-Clean Warranty Card/ AAA Batteries Safety Guide Manual (Not available in all locations.) Cover-Bottom / Screws (2ea) Ferrite Core for Ferrite Core for Ferrite Core for Power Cord S-Video Component (Refer to page 79) Sold Separately Antenna Cable Component Cables...
  • Page 6: Control Panel

    Control Panel Front Panel Front Panel buttons Touch each button to ➢ The product colour and shape may vary depending on the model. operate. 1 SOURCE Displays a menu of all of the available input Press to change channels. sources (TV, AV1, AV2, S-Video, In the on-screen menu, use the Component 1, Component 2, PC, HDMI1, buttons as you would use the ▲...
  • Page 7: Connection Panel

    Connection Panel Rear Panel Cable Television Network ➢ The product colour and shape may vary depending on the model. ☛  Whenever you connect an audio or video system to your set, ensure that all elements are switched off.  When connecting an external device, match the colour of the connection terminal to the cable. 1 POWER IN 5 DIGITAL AUDIO OUT (OPTICAL) Connect the supplied power cord.
  • Page 8 DVI IN(HDMI) AUDIO L/R 8 HDMI IN 1, ,  - No additional Audio connection is needed DVI audio outputs for external devices. for an HDMI to HDMI connection. - When using an HDMI/DVI cable connection, 9 ANT IN you must use the HDMI IN 2 jack. 75Ω...
  • Page 9: Viewing The Remote Control

    2 Selects the TV mode directly c Picture size selection 3 Number buttons for direct d Use this when connecting channel access a SAMSUNG DMA (Digital Media Adapter) device 4 One or more digit channel selection through an HDMI interface...
  • Page 10: Switching Your Television On And Off

    Installing Batteries in the Remote Control Lift the cover at the back of the remote control upward as shown in the figure. Install two AAA size batteries. ➢  Make sure to match the “+” and “–” ends of the batteries with the diagram inside the compartment.
  • Page 11: Plug & Play Feature

    Plug & Play Feature When the television is initially powered on, several basic customer settings proceed automatically and subsequently. The following settings are available. ☛ If you accidentally select the wrong country for your TV, the characters on the screen may be wrongly displayed.
  • Page 12 ➢ To stop the search before it has finished, press the Plug & Play ENTER button with stop selected. Set the Clock Mode. Press the ◄ or ► button to select Yes, then press the ENTER button. The Auto Store menu then Clock Mode : Auto Auto...
  • Page 13: Using The Tools Button

    Using the TOOLS Button You can use the TOOLS button to select your frequently used functions quickly and easily. The TOOLS menu changes depending on which external input mode you are viewing. Press the TOOLS button. The TOOLS menu will appear. TOOLS Press the ▲...
  • Page 14: Editing Device Names

    Editing Device Names You can give a name to the external source. Press the MENU button to display the menu. Source List Press the ▲ or ▼ button to select Input, then press the Edit Name ► ENTER button. Press the ▲ or ▼ button to select Edit Name, then press the ENTER button.
  • Page 15: Storing Channels Automatically

    Storing Channels Automatically You can scan for the frequency ranges available to you (availability depends on your country). Automatically allocated programme numbers may not correspond to actual or desired programme numbers. However you can sort numbers manually and clear any channels you do not wish to watch.
  • Page 16: Storing Channels Manually

    Storing Channels Manually You can store television channels, including those received via cable networks. When storing channels manually, you can choose:  Whether or not to store each of the channels found.  The programme number of each stored channel which you wish to identify. Press the MENU button to display the menu.
  • Page 17: Viewing The Epg (electronic Programme Guide) Information

    Viewing the EPG (Electronic Programme Guide) Information The EPG (Electronic Programme Guide) information is provided by the broadcasters. Programme entries may appear blank or out of date as a result of the information broadcast on a given channel. The display will dynamically update as soon as new information becomes available. Press the MENU button to display the menu.
  • Page 18: Viewing All Channels

    Viewing All Channels Show all currently available channels. To use the Channel List function, first run Auto Program. Press the MENU button. Mini Guide Press the ▲ or ▼ button to select Channel, then press the Default Guide : Mini Guide ENTER button.
  • Page 19: Erasing And Adding Channels

    Erasing and Adding Channels You can delete or add a channel to display the channels you want. Press the MENU button. Mini Guide Press the ▲ or ▼ button to select Channel, then press the Default Guide : Mini Guide ENTER button.
  • Page 20: Setting Your Favourite Channels

    Setting Your Favourite Channels You can set channels you watch frequently as Favourites. Press the MENU button. Mini Guide Press the ▲ or ▼ button to select Channel, then press the Default Guide : Mini Guide ENTER button. Channel List Press the ▲...
  • Page 21: Reserving A Program (time Viewing)

    Reserving a Program (Time Viewing) If you reserve a program you want to watch, the channel is automatically switched to the reserved channel in the Channel List; even when you are watching another channel. To reserve a program, set the current time first. See page 35. Reserved chanels can only be set if they are in the Channel List (See page 1).
  • Page 22: Confirming A Viewing Reservation

    Confirming a Viewing Reservation You can view, modify or delete a reservation. Press the MENU button. Press the ▲ or ▼ button to select Channel, then press the Antenna ENTER button. Auto Program Press the ▲ or ▼ button to select Channel List, then Channel List press the ENTER button.
  • Page 23: Assigning Names To Channels

    Assigning Names to Channels Channel names will be assigned automatically when Mini Guide channel information is broadcast. These names can be Default Guide : Mini Guide changed, allowing you to assign new names. Channel List Channel Mode : Added Channels Editing the Channel Name-Analog Child Lock : On...
  • Page 24: Sorting The Stored Channels

    Sorting the Stored Channels This operation allows you to change the programme Mini Guide numbers of the stored channels. Default Guide : Mini Guide This operation may be necessary after using the auto Channel List store. Channel Mode : Added Channels Press the MENU button to display the menu.
  • Page 25: Selecting And Deselecting All Channels

    Selecting and Deselecting All Channels Press the MENU button. UKTV Gold Press the ▲ or ▼ button to select Channel, then press the UKTV style ENTER button. C -- ▲ Press the ▲ or ▼ button to select Channel List, then Lock C -- Timer Viewing...
  • Page 26: Locking Channels

    Locking Channels This feature allows you to prevent unauthorized users, such as children, from watching unsuitable programmes by muting out video and audio. Child Lock cannot be released using the buttons on the side. Only the remote control can release the Child Lock setting, so keep the remote control away from children.
  • Page 27: Viewing Signal Information

    Viewing Signal Information You can get information about the signal status. 1 Press the MENU button to display the menu. Press the ▲ or ▼ Child Lock : On button to select Channel, then press the ENTER button. Fine Tune  Press the ▲...
  • Page 28: Changing The Picture Standard

    Changing the Picture Standard You can select the type of picture which best corresponds to your viewing requirements. Mode : Standard ► Press the MENU button to display the menu. Press the ENTER button to select Picture. Cell Light Contrast : 95 Press the ENTER button again to select Mode.
  • Page 29: Configuring Detailed Settings On The Picture

    Configuring Detailed Settings on the Picture You can set detailed picture settings. Press the MENU button to display the menu. Colour : 50 Press the ENTER button to select Picture. Tint (G/R) : G50/R50 Press the ▲ or ▼ button to select Detailed Settings, then Detailed Settings ►...
  • Page 30: Picture Options

     Flesh Tone:-15~+15 You can emphasize the pink tone in the picture. Press the ◄ or ► button until you reach the optimal setting. ➢ Changing the adjustment value will refresh the adjusted screen.  Edge Enhancement: Off/On You can emphasize object boundaries.  xvYCC: Off/On Setting the xvYCC mode to On increases detail and colour space when watching movies from an external device (ie.
  • Page 31 Positioning and Sizing the screen using Zoom − Resizing the screen using the Zoom enables the positioning and sizing of the screen to up/down direction using the ▲ or ▼ button as well as the screen size. − Move the screen up/down using the ▲ or ▼ button after selecting the by pressing the ◄...
  • Page 32: Resetting The Picture Settings To The Factory Defaults

     Screen Burn Protection Screen Burn Protection To reduce the possibility of screen burn, this unit is Pixel Shift ► equipped with screen burn prevention technology. This All White technology enables you to set picture movement up/down (Vertical Line) and side to side (Horizontal Dot). The Time Scrolling setting allows you to program the time between movement Side Gray...
  • Page 33: Sound Features

    Sound Features Press the MENU button to display the menu. Press the ▲ or ▼ button to select Sound, then press the ENTER button. Mode : Custom ► Select the required option by pressing the ▲ or ▼ button, then press the ENTER button. Equalizer SRS TruSurround XT : Off...
  • Page 34  Audio Language You can change the default value for audio languages. Displays the language information for the incoming stream. ➢ While viewing a Digital channel, this function can be selected. ➢ You can only select the language among the actual languages being broadcast.  Audio Format: MPEG/Dolby Digital When sound is emitted from both the main speaker and the audio receiver, a sound echo may occur due to the decoding speed difference between the main speaker and the audio receiver.
  • Page 35: Selecting The Sound Mode

    Selecting the Sound Mode (depending on the model) The DUAL I-II button displays/controls the processing and output of the audio signal. When power is switched on, the mode is automatically preset to either “DUAL-I” or “Stereo”, depending on the current transmission. Easy Setting TOOLS Press the TOOLS button on the remote control.
  • Page 36: Time Features

    Time Features Press the MENU button to display the menu. Press the ▲ or ▼ button to select Setup, then press the Plug & Play ENTER button. Time ► Press the ▲ or ▼ button to select Time, then press the Change PIN ENTER button.
  • Page 37  Timer 1 / Timer  / Timer  Timer 1 You can set the On/Off timers so that the television will switch On Time on or off automatically at the time you select. Inactivate ☛ You must set the clock first. Off Time −...
  • Page 38: Change Pin / Parental Lock / Subtitle / Teletext Language / Preference / Melody / Entertainment / Energy Saving / Pip

    Change PIN / Parental Lock / Subtitle / Teletext Language / Preference / Melody / Entertainment / Energy Saving / PIP Press the MENU button to display the menu. Press the ▲ or ▼ button to select Setup, then press the ENTER button.
  • Page 39  Preference This menu consists of 6 sub-menus: Primary Audio Language, Secondary Audio Language, Preference ► Primary Subtitle Language, Secondary Subtitle Language, Primary Teletext Language, and Secondary Wall-Mount Adjustment Teletext Language (depending on the Country). Melody Using this feature, users can select one of the languages Entertainment (English, German, Italian, Swedish, French, Welsh, Gaelic, Energy Saving...
  • Page 40  Energy Saving: Off/Low/Medium/High Melody : Off This feature adjusts the screen brightness depending on Entertainment : Off the surrounding lighting conditions. Energy Saving : Off ► − Off: Switches off the Energy Saving mode. − Low: Operates in standard mode regardless of the surrounding illumination.
  • Page 41: Upgrading The Software

    Upgrading the Software Samsung may offer upgrades for your TV’s firmware in the future. Please contact the Samsung call center at 0 SAMSUNG to receive information about downloading upgrades and using a USB drive. Upgrades will be possible by connecting a USB drive to the USB port.
  • Page 42: Setting Up Your Pc Software (based On Windows Xp)

    PC will probably be different, depending upon your particular version of Windows and your particular video card. But even if your actual screens look different, the same, basic set-up information will apply in almost all cases. (If not, contact your computer manufacturer or Samsung Dealer.) Right click the mouse on the Windows Desktop, then click on Properties.
  • Page 43: Input Mode (pc)

    Input Mode (PC) Both screen position and size will vary depending on the type of PC monitor and its resolution. The table below shows all of the display modes that are supported: D-Sub Input Horizontal Vertical Pixel Clock Sync Polarity Mode Resolution Frequency...
  • Page 44: Setting The Pc

    Setting the PC ➢ Preset to the PC mode by pressing the SOURCE button. Press the MENU button to display the menu. Press the ▲ or ▼ button to select Picture, then press Mode : Standard ► the ENTER button. Cell Light Contrast : 95...
  • Page 45  Screen Adjustment: Coarse/Fine/Position/Image Reset Sharpness : 20 - Coarse/Fine Auto Adjustment The purpose of picture quality adjustment is to remove or Screen Adjustment ► reduce picture noise. If the noise is not removed by Fine-tuning alone, then Detailed Settings adjust the frequency as best as possible (coarse) and Picture Options Fine-tune again.
  • Page 46: Using The Wiselink Function

    ➢ 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. ➢ Do not disconnect the USB device while it is loading.
  • Page 47 Using the Remote Control Button in WISELINK Menu Button Operations Move the cursor and select an item. Select the currently selected item. During a Slide Show or Music Play: - Pressing the ENTER button during play pauses the play. - Pressing the ENTER button during pause resumes the play. Play or pause the Slide Show or Music file.
  • Page 48: Using The Wiselink Menu

    Using the WISELINK Menu Press the MENU button. Press the ▲ or ▼ button to WISELINK 851.98MB/995.00MB Free select Application, then press the ENTER button. Press the ▲ or ▼ button to select WISELINK, then PHOTO press the ENTER button. ➢...
  • Page 49: Using The Photo (jpeg) List

    Using the Photo List This menu shows Photo files saved on an USB memory device. Photo List WISELINK 851.98MB/995.00MB Free Press the W.LINK button on the remote control to display the WISELINK menu. PHOTO Press the ◄ or ► button to select Photo, then press the ENTER button.
  • Page 50 Sorting Photo List You can sort photos in the Photo List by a particular WISELINK WISELINK 851.98MB/995.00MB Free standard. Press the W.LINK button on the remote control to PHOTO display the WISELINK menu. Press the ◄ or ► button to select Photo, then press the ENTER button.
  • Page 51 Timeline Sorts photos by time. It sorts and shows photos by date. It sorts by year ➢ Photo image_1.jpg and month from the earliest photo. Month : Jan Date : Jan.01.2008 Select Timeline as the sorting standard in the Photo Color : Gray Composition :...
  • Page 52 Composition Sorts photos by composition. Photo image_1.jpg ➢ You can change the compositional information Month : Jan Silde Show of photos. Date : Jan.01.2008 Play Current Group Select Composition as the sorting standard Color : Gray Composition : Delete in the Photo List. Folder : P-other Change Group Info...
  • Page 53 Folder Sorts photos by folder. Photo image_1.jpg ➢ If there are many folders in USB, the photos files Month : Jan Silde Show are shown in order in each folder. The photo file Date : Jan.01.2008 Play Current Group Color : Gray in the Root folder is shown first and the others Composition :...
  • Page 54 Deleting the Photo files Press the ◄ or ► button to select the desired photo Photo image_1.jpg in the Photo list. Month : Jan Silde Show Date : Jan.01.2008 Play Current Group Color : Gray Press the TOOLS button. Composition : Delete Folder : P-other...
  • Page 55: Viewing A Photo Or Slide Show

    Viewing the Photo Information The photo file information including the order of the file in Photo image_1.jpg the current directory, the name, the size, the resolution, Month : Jan Date : Jan.01.2008 Silde Show the date modified and the path is displayed. Color : Gray Play Current Group...
  • Page 56 While a photo list is displayed, press the (Play)/ ENTER button on the remote control to start slide show. To perform a SlideShow with only the selected files Press the ◄ or ► button to select the desired photo in the Photo list.
  • Page 57 Viewing a photo Press the W.LINK button on the remote control to image_1.jpg 440x440 104.1KB 2008/1/1 display the WISELINK menu. Press the ◄ or ► button to move to Photo, then press the ENTER button. ➢ Photo files are displayed. Press the ◄...
  • Page 58 Rotate You can rotate images in full screen mode. 90˚ Press the ▲ or ▼ button to select Rotate, then press the ENTER button. Press the ◄ or ► button repeatedly to rotate the photo by the desired amount. ➢ Whenever you press the ◄...
  • Page 59 Icon Current OSD Function Zoom (x 1) Restore a photo to its original size. Zoom (x 2) Zoom-into a photo at 2x. Zoom (x 4) Zoom-into a photo at 4x. Pan Down Pan down to view the lower part of a zoomed-in photo. Pan Up Pan up to view the upper part of a zoomedin photo.
  • Page 60 Background Music Setting Tools You can set the background music. Press the ▲ or ▼ button to select Background Music Stop Slide Show Rotate Setting, then press the ENTER button. Zoom Slide Show Speed : Normal ➢ If you turn off the Background Music, even if the Background Music : Background Music Settings have been set up, the Background Music Setting...
  • Page 61: Using The Music List

    Picture Mode Background Music setting You can set the Picture mode. (Refer to page 27) BGM Mode Mood BGM Mood ◄ Calm ► Sound Mode Select Music File You can set the Sound mode. (Refer to page 32) Remove Safely You can remove the device safely from the TV.
  • Page 62 Screen Display Currently selected music Music 1File(s) Selected Shows the currently selected music. If Everyone Cared If You Want Me Lies Current Sort Standard Press the ▲ or ▼ button Nickelback Marketa lrgl... Glen Hansard to change the standard for All The Right Reas..
  • Page 63: Sorting Music List

    Sorting Music List You can sort music files in the Music List by a particular WISELINK 851.98MB/995.00MB Free standard. Press the W.LINK button on the remote control to PHOTO display the WISELINK menu. Press the ◄ or ► button to select Music, then press the ENTER button.
  • Page 64 Artist Sorts music files by the artist. Music ➢ It sorts the music file by artist in alphabetical order. Select Artist as the sorting standard in the Music List. Play Current Group Gold If You Want Me Black Capricorn Day Delete Press the ◄...
  • Page 65 Genre Sorts music files by the genre. Music Select Genre as the sorting standard in the Music List. Play Current Group Gold If You Want Me Black Capricorn Day Press the ◄ or ► button to select from the sublist of Delete files grouped by genre.
  • Page 66 Changing the Favorites setting Press the ◄ or ► button to select the desired music Music in the Music List. Gold If You Want Me Black Capricorn Day ➢ Changing the information of multiple files Press the ◄ or ► button to select the desired Interference Marketa lrgl...
  • Page 67 Deleting Multiple Music files Press the ◄ or ► button to select the desired music Music 1File(s) Selected in the music list. Then press the yellow button. ➢ Repeat the above operation to select multiple Delete selected File If Everyone Cared If You Want Me Lies music files.
  • Page 68: Playing A Music File

    Playing a Music File Playing a music file Press the W.LINK button on the remote control to Music display the WISELINK menu. If Everyone Cared If You Want Me Lies Press the ◄ or ► button to select Music, then press Nickelback Marketa lrgl...
  • Page 69 Press the ▲ or ▼ button to select Play Current Group, then press the ENTER button. ➢ The music files in the sorting group including the selected file are played. To exit WISELINK mode, press the W.LINK button on the remote control. Playing the selected music files Music Press the W.LINK button on the remote control to...
  • Page 70: Using The Setup Menu

    Repeating Music Play While a Music file is playing, press the TOOLS button. Tools Repeat Mode ◄ ► Press the ▲ or ▼ button to select Repeat Mode. Picture Mode : Standard Sound Mode : Custom Information Press the ◄ or ► button to select On or Off. Safe Remove •...
  • Page 71 Screen Saver Run Time Select to set the waiting time before the screen saver Setup appears. Press the ▲ or ▼ button to select Screen Saver Run Slide Show Speed Normal Time. Press the ◄ or ► button to select 1 min,  min or 5 min. Music Repeat Mode Screen Saver Run Time ◄...
  • Page 72: What Is Anynet

    What is Anynet + ? Anynet + is an AV network system that enables an easy-to-use AV interface for users by controlling all connected AV devices through the Anynet + menu when Samsung Electronics AV devices are connected. Connecting Anynet + Devices The Anynet + system supports AV devices supporting Anynet + only.
  • Page 73: Setting Up Anynet

    Setting Up Anynet+ The following settings are to use Anynet+ functions. Using the Anynet+ Function Press the MENU button. Press the ▲ or ▼ button to select WISELINK Application, then press the ENTER button. Press the ▲ or ▼ button to select Anynet+ (HDMI-CEC), Anynet+ (HDMI-CEC) ►...
  • Page 74: Recording

    Anynet + Menu The Anynet + menu changes depending on the type and status of the Anynet + devices connected to the TV. Anynet + Menu Description Switches from Anynet + to TV broadcast mode. View TV Select Device Your TV connects to the corresponding device. Record Starts a recording.
  • Page 75: Listening Through A Receiver

    Listening through a Receiver You can listen to sound through a receiver instead of the TV TOOLS speaker. Device List Press the TOOLS button. Record Press the ▲ or ▼ button to select Receiver, then press the Time r Recording ENTER button.
  • Page 76: Teletext Feature (depending On The Model)

    Teletext Feature (depending on the model) Most television stations provide written information services via teletext. The index page of the teletext service gives you information on how to use the service. In addition, you can select various options to suit your requirements by using the remote control buttons.
  • Page 77 The teletext pages are organized according to six categories: Part Contents Selected page number. Broadcasting channel identity. Current page number or search indications. Date and time. Text. Status information. FASTEXT information. ➢ Teletext information is often divided between several pages displayed in sequence, which can be accessed by: ...
  • Page 78: Wall Mount Kit Specifications (vesa)

    Samsung is not liable for these kinds of accidents. ➢ Samsung is not liable for product damage or personal injury when a non-VESA or non-specified wall mount is used or the consumer fails to follow the product installation instructions.
  • Page 79: Auto Wall-mount Adjustment

    Auto Wall-Mount Adjustment (Sold separately) (PS50A50) Once the auto wall mount is installed, the position of your TV can be easily adjusted. Auto Wall-Mount Rear Panel Serial Cable(1P to 1P) (Not supplied) Entering the menu Teletext Language : ---- Press the ▲, ▼, ◄ or ► button on your remote control. Preference ➢...
  • Page 80: Preparing Before Installing Wall- Mount On The Wall

    Install Wall Mount with the torque range of 15kgf·cm or less. Make sure that parts can be damaged if the torque is out of the specified range. Accessory Kit contains Holder–Ring [①] for installing other company’s Wall-Mount on Samsung TV. (Case B)
  • Page 81: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting Before contacting the Samsung after-sales service, perform the following simple checks. If you cannot solve the problem using the instructions below, note the model and serial number of the television and contact your local dealer. No sound or picture ...
  • Page 82: Specifications

    Specifications The descriptions and characteristics in this booklet are given for information purposes only and are subject to modification without notice. Model Name PS50A50 PS5A50 Screen Size 50 inch 58 inch (Diagonal) 1920 x 1080 @ 60 Hz 1920 x 1080 @ 60 Hz PC Resolution Sound (Output) 10W x 2...
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  • Page 84: Correct Disposal Of This Product

    Correct Disposal of This Product (Waste Electrical & Electronic Equipment) (Applicable in the European Union and other European countries with separate collection systems) This marking shown on the product or its literature, indicates that it should not be disposed with other household wastes at the end of its working life.

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