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Samsung Plasma TV User Manual

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  • Page 1: User Manual

    Contact SAMSUNG WORLDWIDE If you have any questions or comments relating to Samsung products, please contact the SAMSUNG customer care centre. Country Web Site Customer Care Centre AUSTRALIA 1300 362 603 NEW ZEALAND 0800 SAMSUNG (0800 726 786)
  • Page 2 • 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 borders displayed on the left, right and centre of the screen caused by the difference of light emission on the screen.
  • 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 How to Navigate Menus Using the INFO button (Now &...
  • Page 4: Accessories

    Getting Started Accessories ✎ Please make sure the following items are included with your PDP 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 Power Cord...
  • Page 5: Viewing The Remote Control

    Sound effect selection (USB) and Anynet+ (HDMI-CEC) (p. 18). modes (p. 23, 29). AD: Turns the audio description on (�: Controls recording for Samsung and off (not available in some locations) recorders that have the Anynet+ (p. 18). feature) P.SIZE: Selects the picture size (p.
  • Page 6: Connecting To An Antenna

    Getting Started Connecting to an Antenna When the TV is initially powered on, basic settings proceed automatically. ✎ Preset: Connecting the power cord and antenna. ✎ The PDP device may interfere with an amateur radio or AM radio. VHF/UHF Antenna Cable ANT OUT Power Input...
  • Page 7: Connecting To An Av Device

    Connections Connecting to an AV Device Using an HDMI or HDMI/DVI cable: HD connection (up to 720p/1080i) Available devices: DVD, Blu-ray player, HD cable box, HD STB (Set-Top-Box) satellite receiver, cable box, STB satellite receiver DVD / Blu-ray player White HDMI OUT DVD / Blu-ray player...
  • Page 8: Connecting To An Audio Device

    Connections Connecting to an Audio Device Using an Optical (Digital) or Headphone Connection Available devices: digital audio system, amplifier, DVD home theatre digital audio system OPTICAL ✎ DIGITAL AUDIO OUT (OPTICAL) When a Digital Audio System is connected to the jack, decrease the volume DIGITAL AUDIO OUT (OPTICAL) of both the TV and the system.
  • Page 9: How To Navigate Menus

    Basic Features How to Navigate Menu Using the INFO button (Now & Next guide) Before using the TV, follow the steps below to learn how to The display identifies the current channel and navigate the menu and select and adjust different functions. the status of certain audio-video settings.
  • Page 10: Seeing Channels

    Basic Features Seeing Channels Using Scheduled View ¦ Guide 2:10 Tue 1 Jun Channel Manager Delete or set favourite channels. Select a channel in the Channels, My Channels or Scheduled screen. Scheduled View ORF1 ORF2 0 ORF2 S * BBC World View Mode E Cancel Radio \
  • Page 11: Channel Menu

    Channel Menu Using Favourite Channels ¦ Returning Channels ¦ My Channels (in Channel Manager) Country Shows all favourite channels. : You can set the selected ■ Edit My Channels You can change the country. The PIN input screen appears. channels to desired my channels group. Enter your 4 digit PIN number.
  • Page 12: Picture Menu

    Basic Features Other Features Edit Channel Number (Disable / Enable) ¦ (New Zealand only) Edit the number by pressing the number buttons desired. Channel Manager Channel List Transfer Channel Manager Option Menu Set each channel using the Channels menu options (Lock / The PIN input screen appears.
  • Page 13: Economical Solutions

    Economical Solutions ■ RGB Only Mode (Off / Red / Green / Blue): You can ¦ adjust Colour or Tint (G/R) of Red, Green or Blue for the picture from an external device (DVD player, home theatre, etc.). Eco Solution ■...
  • Page 14 Basic Features 4:3 : The default setting for a movie or normal ■ Screen Burn Protection: To reduce the possibility of broadcasting. screen burn, this unit is equipped with screen burn ✎ prevention technology. The Time setting allows you to Do not watch in 4:3 format for a long time.
  • Page 15 PC connecting through HDMI/DVI cable. this feature, you must purchase a pair ✎ “Frequency” displays the frequency (60Hz only) of Samsung 3D Active Glasses (SSG- when the resolution is set to PC. 2100AB, SSG-2200AR, SSG-2200KR) to view 3D video. ■ 3D → 2D (Off / On): Displays the image for the left eye Samsung 3D Active Glasses are sold only.
  • Page 16 Basic Features ■ 3D Auto View (Off / On): If 3D Auto View is set to On, Supported formats and operating specifications for a “Side by Side” format HDMI signal with one of the Standard HDMI 3D resolutions below is automatically switched to 3D. Here, Source signal format Standard HDMI 1.4 3D correct 3D information must be sent from the Standard...
  • Page 17: Sound Menu

    PC may differ in which case the ■ Reset: Resets the equalizer to its default settings. same basic set-up information will almost always be applied. (If not, contact your computer manufacturer or Samsung Sound Systems, Etc. ¦...
  • Page 18: Audio Description

    Basic Features Audio Format ■ SPDIF Output: SPDIF (Sony Philips Digital InterFace) is used to provide digital sound, reducing interference (digital channels only) going to speakers and various digital devices such as a When sound is emitted from both the main speaker and the 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 – Equalizer is not available. ¦ ■ BD Wise (Off / On): Provides the optimal picture quality for Samsung DVD, Blu-ray and Home Theatre products Language which support BD Wise. When BD Wise is turned On, the picture mode is automatically changed to the optimal ■...
  • Page 21: Support Menu

    “www. ■ Alternative Software (backup): If there is an issue with,” to a USB memory device. the new firmware and it is affecting operation, you can ✎...
  • Page 22: Connecting To A Pc

    Advanced Features Connecting to a PC Using an HDMI/DVI cable / a D-sub Cable AUDIO OUT PC OUT DVI OUT AUDIO OUT Display Modes (D-Sub and HDMI/DVI Input) Optimal resolution is 1360 X 768 @ 60Hz. Horizontal Frequency Vertical Frequency Pixel Clock Frequency Sync Polarity Mode...
  • Page 23: 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, port.
  • Page 24: Screen Display

    Advanced Features If an over-power warning message is displayed while you are connecting or using a USB device, the device may not be recognized or may malfunction. If the TV has been no input during time set in Auto Protection Time, the Screensaver will run. The power-saving mode of some external hard disk drives may be released automatically when connected to the TV.
  • Page 25 Videos Playing Video 1. Press the ◄ or ► button to select Videos, then press the ENTERE button in the Media Play menu. 2. Press the ◄/►/▲/▼ button to select the desired file in the file list. 3. Press the ENTERE button or � (Play) button. –...
  • Page 26 Advanced Features Other Restrictions ✎ NOTE If there are problems with the contents of a codec, the codec will not be supported. If the information for a Container is incorrect and the file is in error, the Container will not be able to play correctly.
  • Page 27: 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 2010/2/1 3/15 ENTERE button in the Media Play menu. 2. Press the ◄/►/▲/▼ button to select the desired file in the file list.
  • Page 28 Advanced Features Videos/Music/Photos Play Option menu During playing a file, press the button. TOOLS Category Operations Videos Music Photos 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 for preference.
  • Page 29: 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 30: 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.
  • Page 31: Listening Through A Receiver

    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 32: Analogue Channel Teletext Feature

    Other Information Analogue Channel Teletext Feature The index page of the Teletext service gives you information on how to use the service. For Teletext information to be displayed correctly, channel reception must be stable. Otherwise, information may be missing or some pages may not be displayed. ✎...
  • Page 33: Installing The Wall 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 34: Securing The Tv To The Wall

    Other Information Securing the TV to the wall Caution: Pulling, pushing, or climbing onto the TV may cause the TV to fall. In particular, ensure that your children do not hang over or destabilize the TV; doing so may cause the TV to tip over, resulting in serious injuries or death.
  • Page 35: Troubleshooting

    If you have any questions about the TV, first refer to this list. If none of these troubleshooting tips apply, please visit “www.,” then click on Support, or contact the call centre listed on the back-cover of this manual.
  • Page 36 • If the humming sound is loud, you may have set the brightness on the TV too high. Try setting the brightness lower. • You can also have loud humming if the back of your Plasma TV is too close to a wall or other hard surface. Also try rerouting your connection cables.
  • Page 37 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 “Mode Not Supported” message • Check the supported resolution of the TV, and adjust the external device’s output resolution...
  • Page 38: Specifications

    Other Information Specifications Environmental Considerations Operating Temperature 10°C to 40°C (50°F to 104°F) Operating Humidity 10% to 80%, non-condensing Storage Temperature -20°C to 45°C (-4°F to 113°F) Storage Humidity 5% to 95%, non-condensing Stand Swivel (Left / Right) -20˚ ~ 20˚ Model Name PS50C490 Screen Size...
  • Page 39: Index

    Index Amplify HDMI 7, 29 Select All Anynet+ Home Theatre 8, 29 Self Diagnosis Auto Adjustment Sharpness Auto Volume Signal Information Sleep Timer Installation Space Slide Show Software Upgrade Background Music Source List Balance L/R Speaker Select Language Basic View Specifications Licence Batteries...
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