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Samsung Plasma TV User Manual

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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 Sound Control  User Instructions ..........2  Sound Features ..........33  Checking Parts ..........4  Selecting the Sound Mode  Using the Stand-Base ........4 (depending on the model) ......35  Control Panel ..........5 ...
  • 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 Power Cord S-Video (Refer to page 50) Sold Separately Antenna Cable Component Cables Audio Cables...
  • Page 6: Control Panel

    Control Panel Front Panel Front Panel buttons Touch each button to ➢ operate. The product colour and shape may vary depending on the model. 5 POWER INDICATOR 1 SOURCE Blinks and turns off when the power is on and Toggles between all the available input lights up in stand-by mode.
  • 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 8 HDMI IN 1,  9 ANT IN - No additional Audio connection is needed for 75Ω Coaxial connector for Aerial/Cable an HDMI to HDMI connection. - When using an HDMI/DVI cable connection, Network.Supported modes for HDMI/DVI and you must use the HDMI IN 2 jack. Component ➢...
  • Page 9: Viewing The Remote Control

    Viewing the Remote Control The performance of the remote control may be affected by bright light. 1 POWER button c Use this when connecting (turns the TV on and off) a DMA device through an HDMI interface and 2 Selects the TV mode directly switching to DMA mode.
  • 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.  Do not mix battery types, i.e.
  • 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 The message Set the Clock Mode is displayed. Press Plug & Play the ENTER button. Press the ▲ or ▼ button to select Set the Clock Mode. Manual for setting the current time manually, then press the ENTER button. The message Set current date and 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. TOOLS The TOOLS menu will appear. Device List Press the ▲...
  • Page 14: Editing Device Names

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

    Erasing and Adding Channels You can delete or add a channel to display the channels Mini Guide you want. Default Guide : Mini Guide Channel List Press the MENU button. Press the ▲ or ▼ button to select Channel, then press the Channel Mode : Added Channels ENTER button.
  • Page 19: Setting Your Favourite Channels

    Setting Your Favourite Channels You can set channels you watch frequently as favourites. Mini Guide Default Guide : Mini Guide Press the MENU button. Channel List Press the ▲ or ▼ button to select Channel, then press the ENTER button. Channel Mode : Added Channels Press the ▲...
  • Page 20: Reserving A Program (Time Viewing)

    Reserving a Program (Time Viewing) If you reserve a program you want to watch, the channel Mini Guide is automatically switched to the reserved channel in Default Guide : Mini Guide the Channel List; even when you are watching another Channel List channel.
  • Page 21: Confirming A Viewing Reservation

    Confirming a Viewing Reservation You can view, modify or delete a reservation. Mini Guide Default Guide : Mini Guide Press the MENU button. Channel List Press the ▲ or ▼ button to select Channel, then press the ENTER button. Channel Mode : Added Channels Press the ▲...
  • Page 22: 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-Analogue Child Lock : Off...
  • Page 23: 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 24: Selecting And Deselecting All Channels

    Selecting and Deselecting All Channels Press the MENU button. Television 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 -- press the ENTER button.
  • Page 25: Locking Channels

    Locking Channels This feature allows you to prevent unauthorized users, Channel List such as children, from watching unsuitable programmes Channel Mode : Added Channels by muting out video and audio. Child Lock cannot be Child Lock : Off released using the buttons on the side. Only the remote ►...
  • Page 26: Viewing Signal Information

    Viewing Signal Information You can get information about the signal status. Child Lock : On Fine Tune Press the MENU button to display the menu. Press the Signal Information ► ▲ or ▼ button to select Channel, then press the ENTER button.
  • Page 27: Changing The Picture Standard

    Changing the Picture Standard You can select the type of picture which best corresponds to your viewing requirements. Press the MENU button to display the menu. Mode : Standard ► Press the ENTER button to select Picture. Press the ENTER button again to select Mode. Cell Light Contrast : 95...
  • Page 28: Configuring Detailed Settings On The Picture

    Configuring Detailed Settings on the Picture You can set detailed picture settings. Colour : 50 Press the MENU button to display the menu. Tint (G/R) : G50/R50 Press the ENTER button to select Picture. Detailed Settings ► Press the ▲ or ▼ button to select Detailed Settings, then Picture Options press the ENTER button.
  • Page 29: Picture Options

    Picture Options You can set detailed picture settings. Tint (G/R) : G50/R50 Detailed Settings Press the MENU button to display the menu. Picture Options ► Press the ENTER button to select Picture. Picture Reset Press the ▲ or ▼ button to select Picture Options, then press the ENTER button.
  • Page 30: Using The 3D Function

    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 31 If you play a game or watch TV while wearing the 3D glasses for long periods of time, you may experience eyestrain or a headache. ➢ 3D glasses (including the Emitter) not manufactured by Samsung may not be supported. ➢ If you find the screen flickering while the 3D function is used, change the environmental lighting darker or turn off the fluorescent lamp to watch the screen for its best condition.
  • Page 32: Easy Setting

    Changing the Format Select the optimal input format to match your graphic cards 3D Effect or 3D software. See the descriptions for Steps 1 to 4 above. Mode : Auto Checker Board Horizontal Format : Auto Press the ▲ or ▼ button to select Format, then Vertical press the ENTER button.
  • Page 33: Resetting The Picture Settings To The Factory Defaults

     Screen Burn Protection To reduce the possibility of screen burn, this unit is Screen Burn Protection equipped with screen burn prevention technology. This technology enables you to set picture movement up/down Pixel Shift ► (Vertical Line) and side to side (Horizontal Dot). The Time All White setting allows you to program the time between movement Scrolling...
  • Page 34: 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 Available options: Mode, Equalizer, SRS TruSurround XT, SRS TruSurround XT...
  • Page 35  Auto Volume: Off/On Each broadcasting station has its own signal conditions, and so it is not easy to adjust the volume every time the channel is changed. This feature lets you automatically adjust the volume of the desired channel by lowering the sound output when the modulation signal is high or by raising the sound output when the modulation signal is low.
  • Page 36: Selecting The Sound Mode (Depending On The Model)

    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 37: Time Features

    Time Features Press the MENU button to display the menu. Press the ▲ or ▼ button to select Setup, then press the ENTER Plug & Play button. Time ► Press the ▲ or ▼ button to select Time, then press the ENTER button.
  • Page 38: Change Pin / Parental Lock / Subtitle / Teletext Language / Preference / Light Effect / Melody / Entertainment / Energy Saving

    Change PIN / Parental Lock / Subtitle / Teletext Language / Preference / Light Effect / Melody / Entertainment / Energy Saving Press the MENU button to display the menu. Press the ▲ or ▼ button to select Setup, then press the ENTER button.
  • Page 39  Preference Sub title This menu consists of 6 sub-menus: Teletext Language : ---- Primary Audio Language, Secondary Audio Language, Preference ► Primary Subtitle Language, Secondary Subtitle Language, Primary Teletext Language, and Secondary Light Effect : Watching TV Teletext Language (depending on the Country). Wall-Mount Adjustment Using this feature, users can select one of the languages Melody...
  • 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 Software Upgrade 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)

    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 Mode Resolution Frequency 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. Mode : Standard ► Cell Light Press the ▲ or ▼ button to select Picture, then press the Contrast : 95 ENTER button.
  • Page 45  Screen Adjustment: Coarse/Fine/Position/Image Reset Sharpness : 50 Auto Adjustment - Coarse/Fine Screen Adjustment ► The purpose of picture quality adjustment is to remove or reduce picture noise. Detailed Settings If the noise is not removed by Fine-tuning alone, then Picture Options adjust the frequency as best as possible (coarse) and Fine- Picture Reset tune again.
  • Page 46: 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 47: 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 Application, then press the ENTER button. Press the ▲ or ▼ button to select Anynet+ (HDMI-CEC), Anynet+ (HDMI-CEC) ►...
  • Page 48: 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 49: Listening Through A Receiver

    Listening through a Receiver You can listen to sound through a receiver instead of the TV TOOLS speaker. View TV Press the TOOLS button. Press the ▲ or ▼ button to select Receiver, then press the Device List ENTER button. Recording Press the ◄...
  • Page 50: 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 51 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 52: 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 53: Wall-Mount Adjustment (Sold Separately)

    Wall-Mount Adjustment (Sold separately) 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 Press the ▲, ▼, ◄ or ► button on your remote control. Preference Light Effect : Watching TV...
  • Page 54: 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 55: Securing The Tv To The Wall

    경고 주의 Securing the TV to the Wall 경고 주의 Pulling, pushing, or climbing on the TV may cause the TV to fall. In particular, ensure your children do not hang over or destabilize the TV; doing so may cause the TV to tip over, causing serious injuries or death.
  • Page 56: 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 57: Specifications

    Specifications The descriptions and characteristics in this booklet are given for information purposes only and are subject to modification without notice. Model Name PS4A450 PS50A450 Screen Size (Diagonal) 42 inch 50 inch 1024 x 768 @ 60 Hz 1360 x 768 @ 60 Hz PC Resolution Sound (Output) 10W x 2...
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  • Page 60: 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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