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  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Contents Tour 3 Start Skype 67 Smart TV 3 Contacts 68 App gallery 3 Calling on Skype 69 Rental videos 3 Skype Credit 70 Online TV 3 Skype settings 70 Social networks 3 Sign out 71 Skype 4 Terms of Use 71 Smartphones and tablets 4 Pause TV and recordings 4 Games 72...
  • 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

    You can record while you are watching a program microphone and a good connection to the Internet. Some or schedule a recording of an upcoming programme. Philips TVs have a camera and microphone built in. In Help, press List and look up Pause TV or Recording for...
  • 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

    Power cable Quick Start Guide that came with the TV. In case you lost this guide, you can download it from Use the product type number of the TV to look for the Quick Insert the power cable into the POWER socket of the TV.
  • Page 7: Satellite Dish

    With media server software on your computer, you can open your photos, music and videos stored on your computer on your TV screen. Use a recent version of media server software like Windows Media Player 11, Twonky™ or similar*. Install the software on your computer and set it up to share your media files with the TV.
  • Page 8: Network Settings

    To make a secured WPS connection with a PIN code, select 3 - Press h and select S Setup and press OK. WPS pin and press OK. Write down the 8-digit PIN code 4 - Select Connect to network and press OK. 5 - Select Wired and press OK.
  • Page 9: Connect Devices

    With Clear Internet memory you clear all Internet files stored An HDMI connection has the best picture and sound quality. on your TV. You clear your Philips Smart TV registration and One HDMI cable combines video and audio signals. Use an parental rating setting, your video store app logins, all Smart TV HDMI cable for High Definition (HD) TV signals.
  • Page 10: Easylink Hdmi Cec

    If the device, typically a Home Theatre System (HTS), also has the HDMI ARC connection, connect it to any of the HDMI Audio Out - Optical connections on this TV. With the HDMI ARC connection, you do not need to connect the extra audio cable that sends the Audio Out - Optical is a high quality sound connection.
  • Page 11 The inserted CAM is exclusively for your TV. Auto subtitle shift CAM settings If you play a DVD or Blu-ray Disc on a Philips disc player that To set passwords or PIN codes for the CAM TV broadcast, supports subtitles, the TV can move the subtitles upwards.
  • Page 12 Use an HDMI cable to connect a Home Theatre System Switch off timer (HTS) to the TV. You can connect a Philips Soundbar or an Switch off this automatic timer, if you only use the remote HTS with a built-in disc player.
  • Page 13 Automatic audio to video sync Use the Audio Out leveling setting to level the volume With recent Philips Home Theatre Systems, the audio to (loudness) of the TV and the Home Theatre System when video sync is automatically synchronised and always correct.
  • Page 14: Usb Hard Drive

    No sound If you cannot hear the sound from the TV on your Home Game console Theatre System, check the following . . . • Check if you connected the HDMI cable to a HDMI ARC connection on the Home Theatre System. All HDMI HDMI connections on the TV are HDMI ARC connections.
  • Page 15: Usb Keyboard Or Mouse

    To pause or record a broadcast, you need a Hard Drive with a minimum of 250GB Hard Drive space. USB keyboard or mouse USB keyboard Connect a USB keyboard (USB-HID type) to enter text on your TV. You can connect a keyboard and a mouse to the TV. Use one of the USB connections of the TV to connect.
  • Page 16: Photo Camera

    If the contents list does not appear automatically, press c SOURCE, select USB and press OK. To stop watching the USB flash drive content, press t TV or select another activity. To disconnect the USB flash drive, you can pull out the flash drive anytime.
  • Page 17 Or use a SCART adapter to connect the camcorder to the TV. Ideal monitor setting If your computer is added as a Computer type of device in the Source menu (list of connections), the TV is set to the ideal Computer setting automatically.
  • Page 18: Channel Settings

    Channel settings Languages In Help, press List and look up Audio language or Subtitles for more information. Universal access In Help, press List and look up Universal access for more information on setting up the TV for visually and hearing impaired users.
  • Page 19: Update Software

    • To disconnect the TV from the mains power, the power plug of the TV must be disconnected. When disconnecting the power, always pull the power plug, never the cord. Ensure that Update software you have full access to the power plug, power cord and outlet socket at all times.
  • Page 20: Screen Care

    If the TV is transported in temperatures below 5°C or 41°F, unpack the TV and wait until the TV temperature reaches room temperature before connecting the TV to the power outlet. Lightning storms Disconnect the TV from the power outlet and antenna before lightning storms.
  • Page 21: 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 22 To navigate up, down, left or right. 8 - o OPTIONS To open or close the Options menu. Bottom Standby To switch the TV on or back to standby. 2 - Playback and record keys • Play x, to playback •...
  • Page 23 5 - Enter - To confirm the text you entered. 6 - Backspace - Deletes the character in front of the text Uppercase and lowercase cursor. 7 - ! Special character - To open the onscreen keyboard to To type an uppercase letter, press the ( (Shift) key just select accented letters or symbols.
  • Page 24: Ir Sensor

    2 - Select TV settings and press OK. 3 - Select General settings > Pointer and mouse speed and press OK. Pointer 4 - Press the arrows u (Up) or v (Down) to increase or lower the speed. 5 - Press the arrow x (Right) to test the speed you set. About pointer 6 - Press the arrow w (Left) to return to the setting.
  • Page 25: Tv Channels

    • The remote control is paired with another TV To clean the remote control, use a soft damp cloth. Never use To pair, hold the Remote control close to the Philips logo substances such as alcohol, chemicals or household cleaners...
  • Page 26 Radio channels If digital broadcasting is available, digital radio stations are HbbTV on this channel installed during installation. Switch to a radio channel just like You can block the HbbTV pages from a channel that offers you switch to a TV channel. A Cable (DVB-C) channel HbbTV.
  • Page 27 In Help, press List and look up Favourite channels for more information. Favourite channels You can create a favourite channel list that only holds the channels you want to watch. With the Favourite channel list selected, you will only see your favourite channels when you Channel logos switch through channels.
  • Page 28: Channel Installation

    Find the telephone number on the installation. documentation that came with the TV or go to If a child lock code is set, you will need to enter this code before you can reinstall channels. Reinstall channels To reinstall the channels only .
  • Page 29 With Channel list copy, you can copy the channels installed on 2 - Plug in the USB memory device that holds the channel list one TV onto another Philips TV of the same range. With of the other TV. Channel list copy, you avoid the time-consuming channel 3 - To start the channel list upload, press h, select S Setup search by uploading a predefined channel list on a TV.
  • Page 30 In some countries, different TV channels (broadcasters) might have the same channel number. While installing, the TV Network frequency shows the list with channel number conflicts. You need to select which TV channel you want to install on a channel With the Network frequency mode set to Manual, you can number with multiple TV channels.
  • Page 31 • Auto fill The digital frequency is shown for this channel. If the reception Automatically enlarges the picture to fill the screen. Picture is poor, you can reposition your antenna. To check the signal distortion is minimal, subtitles remain visible. Not suitable for quality of this frequency again, select Search and press OK.
  • Page 32 The TV makes a list of the last 10 Text pages you opened. To enlarge the Text page for more comfortable reading, press You can easily reopen them again in the Favourite Text pages o OPTIONS and select Enlarge. To scroll down the page, press v or u.
  • Page 33: Tv Guide

    2 - Select TV settings and select General settings > HbbTV and press OK. 3 - Select On and press OK. 4 - Press b, repeatedly if necessary, to close the menu. If you want to avoid access to HbbTV pages on a specific channel, you can block the HbbTV pages for this channel only.
  • Page 34: Switch To Devices

    To search for programmes by genre, press o OPTIONS and From this Source menu, you can switch to a device. select Search by genre. Select a genre and press OK. A list with the found Source menu To open the Source menu, press c SOURCE. programmes appears.
  • Page 35: Subtitles And Languages

    The device should be connected with an HDMI cable and both TV and device must have HDMI CEC switched on. Subtitles for analogue channels For analogue channels, you need to make subtitles available for Home Theatre System each channel manually. You can switch on your Home Theatre System to listen to an 1 - Switch to a channel and press Text to open Text.
  • Page 36: Menu Language

    Clock To know what time it is, press GUIDE to find the time in the TV guide. In some countries, digital broadcasts do not send UTC - Coordinated Universal Time information. The daylight saving change might be ignored and the TV might show an incorrect Original language time.
  • Page 37: Picture Menu

    Adjust a Picture style 3 - Press x (right) and adjust the value with u (up) or v To adjust a Picture style . . . (down). 1 - Select the style and press OK. 4 - Press b, repeatedly if necessary, to close the menu. 2 - Press h, select SSetup and press OK.
  • Page 38 2 - Select TV settings > Picture > Perfect Pixel HD > Colour enhancement. Clear LCD 3 - Press x (right) and select Maximum, Medium, Minimum or Off. With Clear LCD, you switch on a superior motion sharpness, 4 - Press b, repeatedly if necessary, to close the menu. better black level, high contrast with a flicker-free, quiet image and a larger viewing angle.
  • Page 39 3 - Press x (right). 4 - Select a setting with the arrow keys. (WP is white point Game or computer and BL is black level.) 5 - Press OK to confirm a setting. You can also select one of You can switch the TV to the ideal picture setting for gaming the presets in this menu.
  • Page 40: Sound Settings

    To set the TV to Shop location . . . Additionally, you can adjust a specific setting of a chosen Sound 1 - Press h, select S Setup and press OK. style, like Bass or Treble. The TV remembers the adjustments 2 - Select TV settings >...
  • Page 41 Surround mode Advanced sound settings With Surround mode, you can set the sound effect of the TV speakers. If you select Incredible surround for 2D viewing, the Auto volume leveling TV will switch to Incredible surround 3D automatically when you start watching 3D. If you do not want the TV to switch With Auto volume leveling, you can set the TV to automatically, select Off in Auto incredible surround 3D.
  • Page 42: Ambilight Settings

    Audio Out format Ambilight on or off With Audio Out format you can set the audio out signal of the TV to fit the sound processing capabilities of your Home Press AMBILIGHT on the remote control to open the Theatre System. Ambilight mode menu.
  • Page 43: Universal Access

    To select the TV switch off . . . 1 - Press h, select S Setup and press OK. 2 - Select TV settings > Ambilight > Advanced > TV switch Static colour off. 3 - Select Fade out to off or Immediate switch off. With Static, you can set the static Ambilight colour.
  • Page 44: Hearing Impaired

    Mixed volume Hearing impaired You can mix the volume of the normal audio with the audio commentary. Some digital TV channels broadcast special audio and subtitles adapted for hearing impaired people. With Hearing impaired To mix the volume . . . switched on, the TV automatically switches to the adapted 1 - Press o OPTIONS and select the Options tab in the audio and subtitles, if available.
  • Page 45: Satellite Channels

    With Channel list copy, you can copy the channels installed on with the CH+ and CH- keys. one TV onto another Philips TV of the same range. Channel You can only reorder channels in the list of favourite channels. list copy will copy both terrestrial and satellite channels.
  • Page 46: Lock Satellite Channels

    There are two favourite lists, one for TV channels and one for satellite channels. Lock satellite channels Set up your favourites list Lock a channel To compose a list of your favourite channels . . . 1 - While watching a channel, press L LIST to open the To prevent children from watching a channel, you can lock a channel list.
  • Page 47: Satellite Installation

    To download the latest version of the channel package . . . You can install your satellites during the initial TV setup. The 1 - Go to the Philips support website satellite installation follows the TV channel installation. If you and enter the type number of your...
  • Page 48 The additional satellite should be seen as an extra, it is not your main satellite subscription or not the main satellite of which you use its channel package. Typically, you would add a Unicable setup 4th satellite when you have 3 satellites already installed. If you have 4 satellites installed, you might consider removing one first to be able to add a new satellite.
  • Page 49 2 - Press Rename. You can enter text with the remote 3 - With the arrow keys, select the satellite you do not wish to control keyboard or open the on-screen keyboard. update. Press OK to unmark the satellite. 4 - Select Done and press OK to close the menu. With the remote control keyboard The TV will not update the channels from satellite you To delete a character, position the cursor behind the character...
  • Page 50: Troubleshooting

    If Universal access does not appear in the Options menu, switch on Universal access in Setup. In Help, press List and look up Universal access for more Speech information. The audio commentary can also hold subtitles for the words which are spoken. Audio description To switch on these subtitles (if available) .
  • Page 51 • If you use a Unicable system, make sure you assigned a unique user band number to the satellite receiver in the Unicable settings. It might be that another satellite receiver is using the same user band number. Some satellite channels seem to have disappeared from the channel list.
  • Page 52: What You Need

    3D programme is shown as a double image on screen. To switch to 3D, press 3D and select Side by side or For an extra pair of glasses order the Philips Passive 3D glasses Top / bottom according to the double image positions.
  • Page 53: Health Warning

    Health warning • Watching 3D is not recommended for children under the age of six. • If you or your family have a history of epilepsy or photosensitive seizures, consult a medical professional before exposing yourself to flashing light sources, rapid image sequences or 3D viewing.
  • Page 54: Smart Tv

    The first time you open Smart TV, you need to configure your connection. Read and agree to the terms and conditions to continue. To leave Smart TV, press b. Register Register with Club Philips. - TV Select Register and press OK. Select TV and press OK to watch TV channels.
  • Page 55 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 56: Videos, Photos Or Music

    To return to the Smart TV start page, press L LIST or b. Internet traffic Add an App to your list Streaming or downloading many videos may exceed your In the App gallery, select the App icon and press OK. monthly Internet traffic limit.
  • Page 57 If you try to pause or record a programme with a USB Hard Plays the slide show continuously. Drive connected, the TV will ask you to format the USB Hard - Slide show speed Drive. This formatting will delete all current files on the USB Sets the speed of the slide show.
  • Page 58: With Wi-fi Miracast

    To view info on a video (playhead position, duration, title, date, This is an official DivX Certified® device that plays DivX video. etc.), select the video and press i INFO. Visit for more information and software tools to Press again to hide the info. convert your files into DivX videos.
  • Page 59: Multi Room

    TV to your home network. you need to clear the Wi-Fi Miracast connections list first. If If the other Philips TV has a model number that ends with a you clear this list, you will have to confirm or block the seven, e.g.
  • Page 60: Pause Tv

    To switch on Switch on with Wi-Fi, press h, select S Setup and press OK. Select Network settings > Switch on with Wi-Fi and select On and press OK. Pause TV If all conditions on both TVs are met, you can use Multi room. You can pause a TV broadcast and resume watching it later.
  • Page 61: Recording

    • You can buffer the digital (DVB) subtitles of a channel. You To change the date of the list, press o OPTIONS and select cannot buffer subtitles that come from Text services. To check Select day. In the list, select the day you want and press OK. If if digital (DVB) subtitles are available, tune to the TV channel the TV guide comes from the Internet, you can select the date and press o OPTIONS, select L Options in the menu bar...
  • Page 62: Myremote App

    Using the App on other Philips TVs MyRemote App MyRemote App with other TVs You can use the MyRemote App on Philips TV models built from 2009 onwards. About MyRemote App If your TV is a 2009 model, you need to update the TV software and activate JointSpace.
  • Page 63 Network, wired for more information. Apple iPhone To download the app on your iPhone, go to the Apple App Store and look for the Philips MyRemote App. Media server software Media server software If you want to view your photos or play your music and videos from your computer on the TV, you have to install media server software on your computer.
  • Page 64: App Menu

    • the TV guide of the TV must be linked up with the You can check the compatibility of MyRemote with your other smartphone or tablet Philips products at the online support page of your product at Also ensure your Philips product has For more information on the TV guide, press List and look been updated with the latest software.
  • Page 65 TV channel currently on TV. If the TV is switched to a connected device, you need to switch the TV Tap the Control button to select the TV (or Philips Blu-ray back to Watch TV or to Watch Satellite (if a built-in satellite Disc player or Home Theatre System) to control.
  • Page 66 To switch TV channels, swipe the touchscreen of your smartphone or tablet. Swipe to the right to watch the previous channel or swipe to the left to watch the next channel. The sequence of channels follows the TV channel list. You can also use the Channel bar to look for and switch to TV channels.
  • Page 67: Skype

    To make a video call on Skype, you need the separately sold Forgotten your Skype name or password? Philips PTA317 TV camera with a built-in microphone and a Start Skype on your computer to get a temporary password good connection to the Internet.
  • Page 68: Contacts

    You can edit or complete your Skype profile on your computer. Start Skype on your computer, sign in with your Skype Name and Password and open your Skype profile. You - Do not disturb can change your profile picture, add a mood message or set the privacy settings.
  • Page 69: Calling On Skype

    To make a call without video, select the contact, then select the µ Voice call button and press OK. To mute your microphone while you are calling, press Block a contact Mute. To end the voice call, select the End call button and press OK. You can block any Skype user from finding you online.
  • Page 70: Skype Credit

    To play a voicemail, select the voicemail icon œ in the menu Skype during rental movies and Pause TV bar, select the new voicemail in the list and press OK. You While you are watching a rental movie from a broadcaster or can listen to the new voicemail as many times you want.
  • Page 71: Sign Out

    Navigate to the menu bar and select S Settings to open the Settings page. Sign out Select Online status and then select the online status you want your contacts to see when you are online and press OK. Navigate to the menu bar and select S Settings to open the Settings page.
  • Page 72: Games

    To play a two-player game with this TV, you need a two-player kit with 2 passive 3D glasses - Philips PTA436 (sold separately). Games Also, the game console must be connected with HDMI. Play a game Play a two-player game To start a two-player game .
  • Page 73: 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 74: Reception

    1/2/2.5 Layer I/II/III (includes MP3), WMA (v2 to v9.2), WMA • Diagonal screen size : Pro (v9/v10) 60PFL8708 : 152 cm / 60 inch • Subtitles : • Display resolution : 1920x1080p – Formats : SAMI, SubRip (SRT), SubViewer (SUB), MicroDVD •...
  • Page 75: Connectivity

    • Mac OS X – You can use any DLNA certified® media server software. • Mobile devices – Philips MyRemote - iOS, Android – Interoperability and performance may vary, depending on the capabilities of the mobile device and the software used.
  • Page 76: Tv Software

    Insert the USB memory into your computer. On the USB memory device, locate the file update.htm and double click it. Click on Send ID. If new software is available, download the TV Software .zip file. After the download, unzip the file and copy the file autorun.upg onto the USB memory device.
  • Page 77: 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 78: Copyrights And Licences

    12.5 Copyrights and licences DLNA Certified® 12.1 HDMI © 2013 Digital Living Network Alliance. All rights reserved. © 2013 DLNA. All rights reserved. HDMI® 12.6 The terms HDMI and HDMI High-Definition Multimedia DivX Certified® Interface, and the HDMI Logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of HDMI Licensing LLC in the United States and other countries.
  • Page 79: Mheg Software

    12.8 Wi-Fi Alliance Wi-Fi®, the Wi-Fi CERTIFIED logo, the Wi-Fi logo are registered trademarks of the Wi-Fi Alliance. Wi-Fi CERTIFIED Miracast™, Miracast™ are trademarks of the Wi-Fi Alliance. 12.9 MHEG software The copyright in MHEG software ("the Software") comprised in this television ("this product") and included to enable you to use interactive television features is owned by S&T CLIENT SYSTEMS LIMITED ("the Owner").
  • Page 80: Index

    Channels, update 28 Child lock code 28 Index CI+ 11 Clear LCD 38 Clock 36 Colour 37 Colour enhancement 38 3D glasses, type 52 Colour temperature 38 3D glasses, use 52 Common Interface slot 11 3D, 2D to 3D 52 Connections, list 34 3D, cleaning glasses Connectivity guide 9...
  • Page 81 ISF® Calibration 40 Pixel Plus link 11 Playback formats 74 Pointer, about 24 Key beep 44 Pointer, speed 24 Keyboard, connect 15 Pointer, switch off 24 Pointer, use 24 Power consumption 73 Language, menus 36 Power inlet 6 Light sensor 73 Predefined symbol rates 30 Lounge light 43 Programme list 33...
  • Page 82 Skype, Credit 70 Video store 56 Skype, event 70 Viewing distance 6 Skype, history 70 Skype, mute 69 Skype, new account 67 Wall mounting, VESA 6 Skype, notifications 70 Watch TV 25 Skype, online status 68 Wi-Fi smart screen, channel bar 66 Skype, receive calls 69 Wi-Fi smart screen, tool bar 66 Skype, ringtone 71...
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