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Philips 40PFL8007 User Manual

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  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Contents Tour 3 Skype Credit 63 Smart TV 3 Skype settings 63 App gallery 3 Sign out 64 Rental videos 3 Terms of Use 64 Online TV 3 Social networks 3 Games 65 Skype 4 Play a game 65 Smartphones and tablets 4 Two-player games 65 Pause TV and recordings 4 Gaming 4...
  • Page 3: Tour

    To watch a rental video, you don't need to leave your home. Simply rent the latest movie from your regional online video Connect this Philips Smart LED TV to the Internet and store. discover a new world of television. You can make a wired connection to your router or you can link up wirelessly with Wi-Fi.
  • Page 4: Social Networks

    To use your smartphone or tablet as a TV remote control or If you select your game console in the Home menu, the TV as your media controller, download the Philips MyRemote app switches to the settings ideal for gaming automatically.
  • Page 5: Easylink

    The TV uses 3D technology to show both screens. To play a two-player game with two different full screen pictures, you need a pair of 3D glasses for each player. In Help, press List and look up Game console or Two- player games for more information.
  • Page 6: Setting Up

    Quick Start Guide that came with the TV. In case you lost this improper mounting or any mounting that results in accident or guide, you can download the guide from injury. Use the product type number of the TV to look for the Quick Start Guide to download.
  • Page 7: Power Cable

    Power cable Insert the power cable into the POWER socket of the TV. Make sure the power cable is securely inserted into the TV. Make sure that the power plug in the wall socket is accessible at all times. When disconnecting the power cable, always pull the plug, never the cable.
  • Page 8 Step 2 - Press h and select S Setup and press OK. • Microwave ovens, DECT phones or other Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n Step 3 - Select Connect to network and press OK. devices in your proximity might disturb the wireless network. Step 4 - Select Wireless and press OK.
  • Page 9: Connect Devices

    Clear Internet memory With Clear Internet memory you clear all Internet files stored on your TV. You clear your Philips Smart TV registration and parental rating setting, your video store app logins, all Smart TV app favourites, Internet bookmarks and history. Interactive MHEG applications can also save so-called 'cookies', on your TV.
  • Page 10 HDMI ARC All of the HDMI connections on the TV have ARC (Audio Return Channel). If the device, typically a Home Theatre System (HTS), also has the HDMI ARC connection, connect it to any of the HDMI connections on this TV. With the HDMI ARC connection, you do not need to connect the extra audio cable that sends the sound of the TV picture to the HTS.
  • Page 11: Easylink Hdmi Cec

    Auto subtitle shift HDMI CEC on other brands If you play a DVD or Blu-ray Disc on a Philips disc player that The HDMI CEC functionality has different names on different supports subtitles, the TV can move the subtitles upwards.
  • Page 12 Insert a CAM module Switch off the TV before inserting a CAM. Look on the CAM for the correct method of insertion. Incorrect insertion can damage the CAM and the TV. Switch off timer Switch off this automatic timer, if you only use the remote control of the Set-top box.
  • Page 13 Use an HDMI cable to connect a Home Theatre System With recent Philips Home Theatre Systems, the audio to (HTS) to the TV. You can connect a Philips Soundbar or an video sync is automatically synchronised and always correct. HTS with a built-in disc player.
  • Page 14: Usb Hard Drive

    Audio Out levelling affects both the Audio Out - Optical and HDMI-ARC sound signals. Blu-ray Disc Player Use an HDMI cable to connect the Blu-ray Disc player to the For best quality, use an HDMI cable to connect the game console to the side of the TV.
  • Page 15: Usb Keyboard Or Mouse

    The USB Hard Drive is formatted exclusively for this TV, you cannot use the stored recordings on another TV or PC. Do not copy or change recording files on the USB Hard Drive with any PC application. This will corrupt your recordings. When you format another USB Hard Drive, the content on the former will be lost.
  • Page 16: Photo Camera

    In Help, press List and look up USB mouse, to connect a USB mouse. In Help, press List and look up Videos, photos and music, to watch or listen to content from an USB flash drive. USB mouse You can connect a USB mouse (USB-HID type) to navigate Photo camera pages on the Internet.
  • Page 17: Setup Menu

    Computer Ideal monitor setting If your computer is added as a Computer type of device in the You can connect your computer to the TV and use the TV as Source menu (list of connections), the TV is set to the ideal a PC monitor.
  • Page 18: Satellite Settings

    To set a Quick picture settings on a TV activity or a connected device . . . Satellite settings 1 - Press h, select an activity or a connected device (or its connection) and press OK. Languages 2 - Press h agian, select S Setup and press OK. In Help, press List and look up Audio language or 3 - Select Quick picture settings and press OK.
  • Page 19: Safety And Care

    The TV monitors the incoming picture quality, the level of • Never place the TV on tall furniture, such as a bookcase, motion in the picture, brighter or darker scenes and the light without anchoring both the furniture and TV to the wall or a conditions in your room.
  • Page 20: Switch On

    Quick start With Quick start, the TV can start up faster than usual. When you switch the TV on from standby the TV picture already appears after a few seconds, if Quick start is activated. Switch on The TV can remember your daily habit of watching TV. Some time before you usually switch on the TV, Quick start will activate automatically, allowing you to switch on quickly.
  • Page 21 Top half Bottom half 1 - CH-, Channel - To switch to the previous channel in the channel list, the previous page in Text or the previous chapter on a disc. 2 - CH+, Channel + To switch to the next channel in the channel list, the next Standby page in Text or the next chapter on a disc.
  • Page 22 3 - y Spacebar key 4 - Arrow keys 5 - Enter Press Enter to confirm the text you entered. 6 - Backspace Deletes the character in front of the text cursor. Shift 7 - àö! Special character key To type an uppercase character, press and hold the ( Press àö! to open the onscreen keyboard to select a special (Shift) key (2) and type the uppercase character you need.
  • Page 23 • The remote control is paired with another TV 2 - Press OK to enter text. To pair, hold the Remote control close to the Philips logo (about 10cm) and press the Red and Blue key at the Some Smart TV Apps might not support the use of the same time.
  • Page 24: Watch Tv

    Remove the batteries if you are not using the remote control for a long time. Dispose of batteries according to the end of use directives. In Help, press List and look up End of use for more information. In a channel list, navigate to a TV channel or radio station. With the highlight on its icon, press OK to switch to the TV channel or listen to the radio station.
  • Page 25 For digital broadcast, you can select an available subtitle To close the channel lists without switching channel, press L language temporarily if none of your preferred languages are LIST again. available. In Help, press List and look up Subtitles for more Mark as favourite In the channel list All, you can set any channel as a favourite information.
  • Page 26 Favourite channel list. documentation that came with the TV or go to To unmark a favourite channel, highlight the channel in any channel list and press *Unmark as favourite. The channel is removed from the Favourite channels list.
  • Page 27: Channel Installation

    To start an update yourself, press h, select S Setup and With Channel list copy, you can copy the channels installed on press OK. one TV onto another Philips TV of the same range. With Select Search for channels and press OK. Channel list copy, you avoid the time-consuming channel Select Update channels and follow the instructions on screen.
  • Page 28 For ease of use, all DVB-C settings are set to automatic. Now you can upload the copied channel list onto another If your DVB-C provider gave you specific DVB-C values, the Philips TV. network ID or network frequency, enter these values when the TV asks for them during installation.
  • Page 29 With the Symbol rate mode set to Manual, you can enter If you have a subscription and a CAM - Conditional Access here a second symbol rate value you received from your cable Module for pay TV services, select Free + scrambled. If you provider.
  • Page 30 Select Store current channel or Store as new channel. You can redo these steps until you found all available analogue TV channels. Picture format Select a Text page If black bars appear on top and bottom or on both sides of the To select a page …...
  • Page 31: Tv Guide

    Freeze page Visit the broadcasters Internet website for more information. To stop the automatic rotation of subpages, press o OPTIONS and select Freeze page. What you need Interactive TV is only available on digital TV channels. To enjoy Dual screen / Full screen the full benefits of Interactive TV, you need a high-speed To show the TV channel and Text alongside each other, press (broadband) Internet connection to the TV.
  • Page 32: Switch To Devices

    View programme details If TV guide information comes from the Internet, the TV guide To call up the details of the selected programme, press i can also list analogue channels next to the digital channels. In INFO. the TV guide menu, you can view the current channel you are watching in a small screen.
  • Page 33: Subtitles And Languages

    If the TV does not detect the device automatically, select the connection where you connected the device and adjust the Device type and name. Subtitles and languages Original name and icon To restore the device icon to its original name and type icon, press o OPTIONS, select the Options tab in the menu bar Subtitles and select Original name and icon and press OK.
  • Page 34: Audio Language

    Audio language Timers and clock Digital TV channels can broadcast audio with several spoken languages for a programme. You can set a preferred primary Sleeptimer and secondary audio language. If audio in one of these languages is available, the TV will switch to this audio. If none of the preferred audio languages is available, you can With the sleep timer, you can set the TV to switch to standby select another audio language which is available.
  • Page 35: Picture Settings

    — Picture format: look up and read Picture format with L List. — Screen edges to slightly enlarge the picture to hide Picture settings distorted edges. — Picture shift to move the picture up / down or left / right with the cursor keys.
  • Page 36: Sound Settings

    Location Sound Location In the Sound menu, you can adjust all sound settings If the TV is located in a shop, you can set the TV to display an individually. in store promotion banner. The Picture style is set to Vivid automatically.
  • Page 37: Ambilight Settings

    3 - Select TV settings, navigate to the individual setting and Press AMBILIGHT on the remote control to switch Ambilight adjust it. on or off and to toggle between the Ambilight settings Off, 4 - Press b to close the menu to store your setting. Dynamic and Static.
  • Page 38: Universal Access

    Ambilight static To set an Ambilight colour of your own. The Ambilight static Switch on colours are fixed (non-dynamic) colours. In Help, press List and look up Ambilight static for more With Universal access switched on, the TV is set for use for information.
  • Page 39 Speakers / Headphones You can select where you want to hear the audio commentary. On the TV speakers only, on the headphones only or on both. To set Speakers / Headphones . . . 1 - Press h, select S Setup and press OK. 2 - Select Channel settings >...
  • Page 40: Watch Satellite

    In this channel list, you can look up all installed satellite TV and radio channels. Next to the list All, which holds all installed channels, you can Watch satellite set up a list of Favourites, view the installed Radio stations separately or discover the newly added channels in New.
  • Page 41 Add or remove favourites To add or remove favourite channels from the Favourite channel list, open the list and press o OPTIONS, select Add / remove favourites and press OK. Use the arrow keys to select a channel and press OK to add or remove it from the favourites list.
  • Page 42: Satellite Installation

    To watch a locked programme you must enter the child lock code. The parental age rating is set for all channels. To install the satellite channels, follow the steps 1 to 5. Set an age rating 1 - Install Press h and select S Setup and press OK. To search for satellites and install satellite channels, press h, Select Satellite settings >...
  • Page 43 With Channel list copy, you can copy the channels installed on automatically update the list with new channels. You can also one TV onto another Philips TV of the same range. With start a channel update yourself. Channel list copy, you avoid the time-consuming channel search and you can offer a predefined channel list setup.
  • Page 44: Troubleshooting

    To add another transponder, select Exit and repeat the steps. Now you can upload the copied channel list onto another If you use a Multiple Dwelling Unit (MDU)for Eutelsat W3 7E Philips TV. (especially for DIGITURK), Manual installation is not available. Upload a channel list...
  • Page 45 • Check the connection type in the satellite installation settings. • Reset all satellite settings if you lost track of the settings you changed. In Help, press List and look up Satellite installation for more information. The reception of a satellite channel is poor •...
  • Page 46: What You Need

    Also, to watch 3D on this TV, you will need one of these • Red - if there is less than 1 hour of 3D viewing remaining types of Philips 3D Max active glasses. . . • Orange - 1 to 3 hours remaining •...
  • Page 47: Watch 3D

    Care of the 3D glasses 1 - A, On or off switch • Do not expose the 3D glasses to direct sunlight, heat, fire or 2 - Player 1/2, Player 1 or player 2 selection water. This may result in a product malfunction or fire. 3 - Receiver lens •...
  • Page 48: Optimal 3D Viewing

    To change the 3D depth, press oOPTIONS and select 3D • Use a clean soft cloth (microfiber or cotton flannel) to clean depth. Select Off (no 3D), Less (less 3D depth), Normal the lenses to avoid scratching them. Never spray cleaner (optimal 3D quality) or More (more 3D depth).
  • Page 49: Smart Tv

    Read and agree to the terms and conditions to continue. To leave Smart TV, press b. Register - TV Register with Club Philips. Select TV and press OK to watch TV channels. Select Register and press OK. Enter your email address, select Continue and press OK.
  • Page 50 To view the Apps from another country, press Recommended Apps select a country and press OK. In this window, Philips presents a range of recommended Lock. To lock an App, select the App icon and press Apps for your country, Apps for Online TV or a selection of When you lock an App, you must enter the 4 digit PIN code rental movies from Video stores.
  • Page 51: Videos, Photos And Music

    Consult the video store regarding the rental duration of rental To return to the Smart TV start page, press L LIST or b. movies. Add an App to your list Internet traffic In the App gallery, select the App icon and press OK. Streaming or downloading many videos may exceed your Select Add and press OK.
  • Page 52 If you try to pause or record a programme with a USB Hard Options Drive connected, the TV will ask you to format the USB Hard Press o OPTIONS. - Shuffle Drive. This formatting will delete all current files on the USB Hard Drive.
  • Page 53: Pause Tv

    To make a 10-second jump forward or backward in a video, press x or w. DivX®, DivX Certified® and associated logos are trademarks To rewind or go fast forward, press ! or ‹. Press the keys of Rovi Corporation or its subsidiaries and are used under several times to speed up - 2x, 4x, 8x, 16x, 32x.
  • Page 54: Recording

    You can press w repeatedly until you reach the start of the To change the date of the list, press o OPTIONS and select broadcast buffer or the maximum time span. Select day. In the list, select the day you want and press OK. If the TV guide comes from the Internet, you can select the date Progress bar at the top of the page and press OK.
  • Page 55: Myremote App

    Delete a recording MyRemote App with other TVs To delete a made recording, select the recording in the list, You can use the MyRemote App on Philips TV models built press o OPTIONS and select Delete recording. from 2009 onwards.
  • Page 56: App Menu

    Store and look for the Philips MyRemote App. You can check the compatibility of MyRemote with your other Philips products at the online support page of your product at Also ensure your Philips product has been updated with the latest software.
  • Page 57 Net TV With the Net TV button in the MyRemote home menu, you Tap the Control button to select the TV (or Philips Blu-ray can open Net TV / Smart TV on your TV. Disc player or Home Theatre System) to control.
  • Page 58 What you need To watch TV on your smartphone or tablet with Wi-Fi smart Channel bar screen . . . • you must have digital TV channels installed on your TV Channel bar • the TV must be switched on To switch to a channel further up or down the TV channel list, •...
  • Page 59 If you stop Wi-Fi smart screen outside a Quick start time frame, the TV stays in Quick start for 5 minutes to allow you to start Wi-Fi smart screen again without having to switch on the TV itself. In Help, press List and look up Quick start for more information on Quick start.
  • Page 60: Skype

    Start Skype on your computer to get a temporary password from Skype. To make a video call on Skype, you need the separately sold Philips PTA317 TV camera with a built-in microphone and a Create a new account good connection to the Internet.
  • Page 61: Contacts

    Your contacts can see that you are online but you do not wish to be disturbed. They can call you and you will be alerted with sound. No emergency calls - Invisible You will appear to be offline to all of your contacts, but you can No emergency calls - Skype is not a replacement for your still use Skype as usual.
  • Page 62: Calling On Skype

    On a voice call, you can still switch to a Video call. To switch to Video call, press Camera on. Block a contact A contact can add you to a voice call with more than one participant. You cannot add an extra participant yourself. You can block any Skype user from finding you online.
  • Page 63: Skype Credit

    To play a voicemail, select the voicemail icon œ in the menu Also, new contact requests will be shown immediately. bar, select the new voicemail in the list and press OK. You can listen to the new voicemail as many times you want. Skype during rental movies and Pause TV However, when you leave the œ...
  • Page 64: Sign Out

    Select Sign out to quit Skype on your TV. Navigate to the menu bar and select S Settings to open the Settings page. Select Online status and then select the online status you want your contacts to see when you are online and press OK. Terms of Use Read the Terms of Use of Skype at Ringtone volume...
  • Page 65: Games

    What you need To play a two-player game with this TV, you need 2 active 3D glasses - Philips PTA507 or PTA517 (sold separately). Also, the game console must be connected with HDMI. Start a two-player game 1 - Press c Source, select the game console and press OK.
  • Page 66: Tv Specifications

    1 year. You can also find the power consumption values for this product on the Philips While you are watching TV channels, press to open Eco website for your country at settings.
  • Page 67: Reception

    • Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n (built-in) Supported USB file systems Type • FAT 16, FAT 32, NTFS Playback formats • Display type : LED Full HD • Diagonal screen size : - 40PFL8007 : 102 cm / 40 inch TV Specifications / Multimedia...
  • Page 68: Connectivity

    – PacketVideo - TwonkyManager Weight ±21 kg • Mobile devices – Philips MyRemote - iOS, Android UMv 3104 327 0070.5 - 120926 – Interoperability and performance may vary, depending on the capabilities of the mobile device and the software used.
  • Page 69: Tv Software

    To obtain the source memory device to upload the software on the TV. Use a USB code, please contact memory device with 256MB free space. Make sure that write If you prefer not to use email or if you do not receive a protection is switched off.
  • Page 70: Support

    To download the Help (user manual) go to 11.3 Online help To solve any Philips TV related problem, you can consult our online support. You can select your language and enter your product model number. Go to .
  • Page 71: Copyrights And Licences

    12.5 Copyrights and licences Microsoft Windows Media 12.1 Windows Media is either a registered trademark or trademark HDMI of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries. Microsoft PlayReady Content owners use Microsoft PlayReady™ content access technology to protect their intellectual property, including HDMI®...
  • Page 72: Index

    Index Device icon 32 Digital Text 30 DivX® VOD 53 DLNA 7 DLNA, supported media servers 68 3D glasses PTA507, use 46 DMR - Digital Media Renderer 9 3D glasses PTA508, use 47 DVB 28 3D glasses, type 46 DVB, settings 28 3D, 2D to 3D 47 DVI, connect 10 3D, cleaning glasses...
  • Page 73 Mono / Stereo 36 Mouse, connect 16 Music files, playback 52 Safety instructions 19 MyRemote App, Control 57 Satellite channel lists 40 MyRemote App, download 56 Satellite channel, favourite 41 MyRemote App, JointSpace 55 Satellite channel, rename 40 MyRemote App, menu 56 Satellite channel, reorder 41 MyRemote App, network 55 Satellite channel, signal 44...
  • Page 74 Subtitles, recording 54 Switch off timer 66 Symbol rate 28 Symbol rate mode 28 Synchronize audio and video 13 Television on Demand 51 Text 30 Text, dual screen 31 Text, freeze 31 Text, options 30 Text, setup 31 Text, T.O.P. overview 31 TV clock 34 TV guide 31 TV guide, information 32...
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