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  • Page 1: User Manual

    LED TV user manual imagine the possibilities Thank you for purchasing this Samsung product. To receive more complete service, please register your product at Model _____________ Serial No. _____________...
  • Page 2 SAMSUNG will additionally provide Warranty Repair Service in the United States on SAMSUNG products purchased in Canada, and in Canada on SAMSUNG products purchased in the United States, for the warranty period originally specified, and to the Original Purchaser only.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Contents Getting Started Advanced Features y List of Features ............4 y Network Connection ..........30 y Accessories .............. 4 Connecting to a Wired Network y Install the Stand ............5 Connecting to a Wireless Network y Media Play .............. 37 y Viewing the Control Panel .........
  • Page 4: Getting Started

    Internet@TV: You can use various internet services and view useful information and entertaining content (p. 48). y AllShare: AllShare connects your TV and compatible Samsung mobile phones/devices through a network (p. 55). y Self Diagnosis: You can check whether picture or sound operate normally (p. 28).
  • Page 5: Install The Stand

    Input Cables (Sold Separately) HDMI HDMI-DVI Component Composite (AV) Coaxial (RF) Install the Stand See separate guide for installing the stand. 9EA (M4 X L8) Stand (1EA) Guide Stand (1EA) Screws (9EA) Follow the steps below to connect the TV to the stand. Top view Screws (M4 X L8) Guide Stand...
  • Page 6: Viewing The Control Panel

    Getting Started ✎ For best cable connection to this product, be sure to use cables with a maximum thickness as below: y Maximum thickness - 0.55 inches (14mm) Viewing the Control Panel ✎ The product color and shape may vary depending on the model. Remote control sensor Power Indicator Speakers...
  • Page 7: Viewing The Remote Control

    P.SIZE: Selects the picture size (p. 18). CC: Controls the caption decoder (p. Use these buttons in Media Play and 26). Anynet+ modes (p. 37, 44). (Q: Controls recording for Samsung recorders that have the Anynet+ feature) Installing batteries (Battery size: AAA) ✎ NOTE Use the remote control within 23 feet from the TV.
  • Page 8: Connecting To An Antenna

    Getting Started Connecting to an Antenna When the TV is initially powered on, basic settings proceed automatically. ✎ Connecting the power cord and antenna. VHF/UHF Antenna Antenna Cable (Not Supplied) Cable ANT OUT Antenna Adapter (Supp ied) Plug & Play (Initial Setup) When the TV is initially powered on, a sequence of on-screen prompts will assist in configuring basic settings.
  • Page 9: Connections

    1.4, contact the provider of the device to confirm the HDMI version and request an upgrade. Samsung TVs support HDMI 1.4 (with 3D and Audio Return Channel). However, the ARC(Audio Return Channel) function is only supported on HDMI IN 2(ARC).
  • Page 10 Connections Using a Component (up to 1080p) or Audio/Video (480i only) Cable Available devices: DVD, Blu-ray player, cable box, STB satellite receiver, VCR White Blue Green White Yellow Device Device AUD O OUT AUDIO OUT VIDEO OUT COMPONENT OUT R AUD O L R AUDIO L Component Sound in Adapter (Supp ied)
  • Page 11: Connecting To An Audio Device

    Connecting to an Audio Device Using an Optical (Digital) or Audio (Analog) Cable Connection Available devices: Digital Audio System, Amplifier, DVD home theater Red White Amplifier / Audio Cable (Not Supplied) AUDIO N DVD home theater R AUDIO L Digital Audio System OPTICAL Optical Cable (Not Supplied) Optical Adapter (Supplied)
  • Page 12: Connecting To A Pc

    Connections Connecting to a PC Using an HDMI/DVI cable or a D-sub cable HDMI to DVI Cable (Not Supplied) DVI OUT AUDIO OUT Audio Cable (Not Supplied) AUDIO OUT D-Sub Cable (Not Supplied) PC OUT 3& $GDSWHU 6XSSOLHG Display Modes (D-Sub and HDMI/DVI Input) Optimal resolution is 1920 X 1080 @ 60 Hz.
  • Page 13: Changing The Input Source

    Changing the Input Source Edit Name MENUm Input Edit Name ENTERE Source List ■ VCR / DVD / Cable STB / Satellite STB / PVR STB / Use to select TV or an external input sources AV Receiver / Game / Camcorder / PC / DVI PC / DVI SOURCE such as a DVD / Blu-ray player / cable box / Devices / TV / IPTV / Blu-ray / HD DVD / DMA: Name...
  • Page 14: Channel Menu

    Basic Features ¦ Channel Menu Using Favorite Channels MENUm Channel Channel List ENTERE ¦ Seeing Channels Add to Favorite / Delete from Favorite Channel List Add, delete or set Favorite channels and use Set channels you watch frequently as Favorites. CH LIST the program guide for digital broadcasts.
  • Page 15: Editing Channels

    ✎ ✎ NOTE NOTE When selecting the Cable TV system: STD, HRC All deleted channels will be shown on the All and IRC identify various types of cable TV systems. Channels menu. Contact your local cable company to identify the A gray-colored channel indicates the channel type of cable system that exists in your particular has been deleted.
  • Page 16: Picture Menu

    Basic Features ¦ ■ Information: Display a show you have reserved Adjusting Picture Settings to watch. (You can also change the reservation Information.) MENUm Picture ENTERE ✎ Alternatively, you can view Information by highlighting a program and pressing the Backlight / Contrast / Brightness / ENTERE button.
  • Page 17: Changing The Picture Options

    ■ White Balance: Adjust the color temperature for a more (Advanced Settings are available in Standard / Movie mode) natural picture. Compared to previous models, new Samsung TVs have a more precise picture. R-Offset / G-Offset / B-Offset: Adjust each color's ✎...
  • Page 18: Picture Options

    Basic Features ✎ Picture Options NOTE When Double (À, Œ) mode has been set in PIP MENUm Picture Picture Options (Picture-in-Picture), the Picture Size cannot be set. ENTERE After selecting Zoom1, Zoom2 or Wide Fit: ✎ 1. Press the button to select Position. In PC mode, you can only make changes to the Color Tone, Size and Auto Protection Time.
  • Page 19: Viewing Tv Using The 3d Function

    ■ MPEG Noise Filter (Off / Low / Medium / High / ¦ Viewing TV using the 3D function Auto): Reduces MPEG noise to provide improved picture quality. MENUm Picture ENTERE ■ HDMI Black Level (Normal / Low): Selects the black IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION.
  • Page 20 “Vertical Strip”, “Line by Line” and “Checker 3D content. In order to fully enjoy this feature, Board” are available when the resolution is set to you must purchase a pair of Samsung 3D PC and the PC is connected through an HDMI/ Active Glasses (SSG-2100AB, SSG-2200AR, DVI cable.
  • Page 21 ■ 3D Auto View (Off / On): If 3D Auto View is set to On, 1. Press the CONTENT button, then the Content View a “Side-By-Side” format HDMI signal with one of the menu will appear. resolutions below is automatically switched to 3D. Here, 2.
  • Page 22: Setting Up The Tv With Your Pc

    Depending on the version of Windows and the video card, the actual screens on your PC will probably look different, but the same basic set-up information will apply in most cases. (If not, contact your computer manufacturer or Samsung Dealer.) English...
  • Page 23: Sound Settings

    ¦ Sound Settings Speaker Select (External Speaker / TV Speaker) MENUm Sound ENTERE A sound echo may occur due to a difference in decoding speed between the main speaker and the audio receiver. In this case, set the TV to External Speaker. SRS TruSurround HD (Off / On) ✎...
  • Page 24: Setup Menu

    Basic Features ¦ Setup Menu Setting the On / Off Timer MENUm Setup Time Timer 1 ¦ Setting the Time ENTERE You can set the TV to turn on automatically at a preset time. MENUm Setup Time ENTERE ■ Timer 1 / Timer 2 / Timer 3: Three different on / off timer settings can be made.
  • Page 25: Locking Programs

    Repeat: Select Once, Everyday, Mon~Fri, Mon~Sat, MPAA Rating: You can block movies depending on Sat~Sun or Manual to set at you convenience. If you their MPAA rating. The Motion Picture Association of select Manual, you can set up the day you want to America(MPAA) has implemented a rating system that activate the timer.
  • Page 26: Other Features

    Basic Features ✎ ¦ NOTE Other Features If information is not downloaded from the broadcasting station, the Downloadable U.S. MENUm Setup ENTERE Rating menu is deactivated. Parental restriction information is automatically Menu Language downloaded while watching DTV channels. It may take several seconds. Set the menu language.
  • Page 27 ■ BD Wise (Off / On): Provides the optimal picture quality when Default and Service1 ~ Service6 can be selected in Caption Mode. for Samsung DVD, Blu-ray and Home Theater products which support BD Wise. When BD Wise is turned On, The availability of captions depends on the the picture mode is automatically changed to the optimal program being broadcasted.
  • Page 28: Picture In Picture (pip)

    Basic Features Support Menu Wireless Remote Control (Off / On) Turn on/off or give permission to Samsung mobile phones/ MENUm Support ENTERE devices. You must have a Samsung Mobile phone/device which Legal Notice supports Wireless Remote Control. For more details, refer to each device's manual.
  • Page 29: Software Upgrade

    Software Upgrade can be performed by network Refer to this information when connecting external devices connection or downloading the latest firmware from “www. to the TV.” to a USB memory device. Current Version - the software already installed in the TV. Contact Samsung ✎...
  • Page 30: Advanced Features

    Advanced Features Advanced Features Network Connection You can set up your TV so that it can access the Internet through your local area network (LAN) using a wired or wireless connection. ¦ Connecting to a Wired Network You can attach your TV to your LAN using cable in three ways: y You can attach your TV to your LAN by connecting the LAN port on the back of your TV to an external modem using a Cat 5 cable.
  • Page 31 Network Setup (Auto) Network Setup (Manual) Use the Automatic Network Setup when connecting your Use the Manual Network Setup when connecting your TV to TV to a network that supports DHCP. To set up your TV’s a network that requires a Static IP address. cable network connection automatically, follow these steps: Getting the Network Connection Values How to set up automatically...
  • Page 32: Connecting To A Wireless Network

    Connecting to a Wireless Network To connect your TV to your network wirelessly, you need a wireless router or modem and a Samsung Wireless LAN Adapter (WIS09ABGN, WIS09ABGN2, WIS10ABGN), which you connect to your TV’s back or side panel USB jack. See the illustration below.
  • Page 33 Notice The picture may appear corrupted or have static for some channels when the TV is connected to the Samsung Wireless LAN Adapter. In such a case, establish a connection using one of the following methods or connect the Samsung Wireless LAN Adapter using a USB cable in a place that is not affected by radio interference.
  • Page 34 Advanced Features Network Setup (PBC (WPS)) How to set up automatically To set up the wireless connection automatically, follow these steps: How to set up using PBC (WPS) 1. Follow Steps 1 through 6 in the “How to set up using If your router has a PBC (WPS) button, follow these steps: PBC (WPS)”...
  • Page 35: Network Setup (ad-hoc)

    3. On the dialog that appears, click the Support tab. You can connect to a mobile device without an access point through the “Samsung Wireless LAN Adapter” by using a 4. On the Support tab, click the Details button. The peer to peer network.
  • Page 36 If Your TV Fails to Connect to the Internet Your TV may not be able to connect to the Internet This function lets you connect your TV to a Samsung device because your ISP has permanently registered the (router, etc.) that supports PBC (WPS) . You can connect the MAC address (a unique identifying number) of your TV to the device even if a sharer is not connected to the TV.
  • Page 37: Media Play

    TV and the PC IP addresses should be the same and only the last part (the host address) should be changed. (e.g. IP Address: 123.456.789.**) 2. Using a LAN cable, connect between the external modem and the PC onto which the Samsung PC Share Manager Program will be installed.
  • Page 38 Divx DRM, Multi-audio, embedded captions are not supported. ✎ Samsung PC Share manager should be permitted by the firewall program on your PC. ✎ When you use Media Play mode through a network connection, depending on the functions of the provided server: The sorting method may vary.
  • Page 39: Screen Display

    ¦ Screen Display Move to the desired file using the up/down/right/left buttons and then press the ENTERE or O (Play) button. The file is played. ✎ Supports the View Devices and Home in Media Play homepage. Information: Videos /Movie 01.avi 3DJH You can ascertain the selected file name and the number of files...
  • Page 40 WMA sampling rate 22050Hz mono is not supported. – Below 1280 x 720: 60 frame max – Above 1280 x 720: 30 frame max GMC 2 over is not supported. H.263 is not supported. Only Samsung Techwin MJPEG is supported. English...
  • Page 41 Playing movie continuously (Resume Play) If you exit the playing movie function, the movie can be played later from the point where it was stopped. ✎ If you press the ENTERE button (Chaptering) during playing the file, you can explore scene divided into 5 chapters you want.
  • Page 42: Playing Multiple Files

    Advanced Features Photos Viewing a Photo (or Slide Show) 1. Press the 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 photo in the file list.
  • Page 43 Videos/Music/Photos Play Option menu During file playback, press the TOOLS button. Category Operation Videos Music Photos > Title You can move directly to another Title. > > Repeat Mode You can play movie and music files repeatedly. Picture Size You can adjust the picture size to your preference. >...
  • Page 44: 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 45: Setting Up Anynet

    Anynet+ Menu The Anynet+ menu changes depending on the type and status of the Anynet+ devices connected to the TV. Anynet+ Menu Description View TV Changes Anynet+ mode to TV broadcast mode. Device List Shows the Anynet+ device list. (device_name) MENU Shows the connected device menus.
  • Page 46: Recording

    Advanced Features ¦ Recording You can make a recording of a TV Program using a Samsung recorder. 1. Select Recording. ✎ When there are more than two recording devices When multiple recording devices are connected, the recording devices are listed. Select one recording device in the Device List.
  • Page 47: Troubleshooting For Anynet

    ¦ Troubleshooting for Anynet+ Problem Possible Solution Anynet+ does not work. Check if the device is an Anynet+ device. The Anynet+ system supports Anynet+ devices only. Only one receiver (home theater) can be connected. Check if the Anynet+ device power cord is properly connected. Check the Anynet+ device’s Video/Audio/HDMI cable connections.
  • Page 48: Internet@tv

    Screen Display TV Screen: Recommended Recommended Applications: Displays the current channel. Displays the recommended service by Samsung. You are not able to add or delete a service in this list. Information: My Applications by Date 1/1 Displays notices, new applications, and...
  • Page 49: Setting Up Internet@tv

    ■ System Setup Account Login For an application with multiple accounts, use Ticker Autorun (Off / On): You can set Ticker Autorun access the different accounts. to come on when powering on the TV. ✎ The Ticker application provides useful News, Login Weather, and Stock Market information.
  • Page 50 6. Account created. You can use the services provided 4. The keypad OSD will be displayed on the screen. by all users of your Samsung TV with a single Using the Keypad login by linking the users’ account to the TV ID. If you want to register a service site ID, select Yes.
  • Page 51: Using The Internet@tv Service

    Samsung Apps y Video: Displays various video media such as movies, TV shows and short length videos. Samsung Apps is a store for downloading applications to be y Sports: Displays various sports media such as match used on Samsung TV/AV equipment.
  • Page 52 Advanced Features Yahoo Internet@TV provides an integrated Internet and television experience powered by the Yahoo!® Widget YAHOO! Engine. You can monitor fi nancial stocks, share photos with friends and family, and track news and weather all through the Yahoo!® Widget Engine. ✎...
  • Page 53: Profile Widget

    ¦ y From the Administrative Controls menu you can: PROFILE Widget – Configure the Screen Saver timeout to avoid screen Set up user profiles through Profile Widget. You can set up burn-in. multiple profiles, each with its own list of widgets. Use the –...
  • Page 54: Help Website

    Samsung expressly disclaims any responsibility or liability for any change, interruption, disabling, removal of or suspension of any content or service made available through this device. Samsung may impose limits on the use of or access to certain services or content, in any case and without notice or liability.
  • Page 55: Allshare

    About AllShare which support AllShare. ■ Allowed / Denied: Allows/Blocks the mobile phone. AllShare connects your TV and compatible Samsung mobile phones/ devices through a network. On your TV, you can ■ Delete: Deletes the mobile phone from the list.
  • Page 56 Return Media function on that device. Using your Samsung phone to control your TV Simply ³8QNQRZQ 'HYLFH ´ LV UHTXHVWLQJ WKDW WKH PHGLD ¿OH EH DOORZHG WR SOD\ ,I \RX ZLVK WR DOORZ WKH PHGLD ¿OH WR EH SOD\HG DW \RXU GHYLFH SOHDVH SUHVV Before you can use this feature, you must connect to ³$OORZ´ RWKHUZLVH SUHVV ³'HQ\´...
  • Page 57: Other Information

    Other Information Assembling the Cables Stand Type Enclose the cables in the Cable Tie so that the cables are not visible through the transparent stand. Wall-Mount Type ✎ Do not pull the cables too hard when arranging them. This may cause damage to the product’s connection terminals. English...
  • Page 58: Installing The Wall Mount

    Do not fasten the screws too strongly; this may damage the product or cause the product to fall, leading to personal injury. 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 59: Anti-theft Kensington Lock

    Anti-theft Kensington Lock The Kensington Lock is not supplied by Samsung. It is a device used to physically fix the system when using it in a public place. The appearance and locking method may differ from the illustration depending on the manufacturer.
  • Page 60: Securing The Tv To The Wall

    Other Information Securing the TV to the Wall Caution: 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 61: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting If the TV seems to have a problem, first try this list of possible problems and solutions. If none of these troubleshooting tips apply, visit “,” then click on Support, or call Samsung customer service at 1-800-SAMSUNG. Issues Solutions and Explanations Poor picture First of all, please perform the Picture Test and confirm that your TV is properly displaying the test image.
  • Page 62 Network Connection The wireless network connection failed. The Samsung Wireless USB dongle is required to use a wireless network. Make sure the Network Connection is set to Wireless (p. 32). Make sure the TV is connected to a wireless IP sharer (router).
  • Page 63 Can not turn off the Light Effect on the Adjust the Light Effect option in the setup menu. Options are : Off, In Standby, Watching TV and front bezel. (Below SAMSUNG Logo) Always. Light Effect is not available on all models.
  • Page 64: License

    Other Information License TheaterSound, SRS and the symbol are trademarks of SRS Labs, Inc. TheaterSound technology is incorporated under license form SRS Lab, Inc. Manufactured under license from Dolby Laboratories. Dolby and the double-D symbol are trademarks of Dolby Laboratories. Manufactured under license under U.S.
  • Page 65: Dimensions

    NOTE: All drawings are not necessarily to scale. Some dimensions are subject to change without prior notice. Refer to the dimensions prior to performing installation of your TV. Not responsible for typographical or printed errors. © 2010 Samsung Electronics America, Inc English...
  • Page 66: Index

    Other Information Index AllShare FAV.CH button 7, 14 Receiver Amplify Favorite Channel Recording Antenna Film Mode Remote Control Anynet+ Fine Tune Repeat Mode AUDIO OUT Flesh Tone RGB Only Mode Auto Adjustment Frequency Rotate Auto Volume HDMI 9, 44 Select All Background Music Home Theater 11, 44...
  • Page 67 Si vous avez des suggestions ou des questions concernant les produits Samsung, veuillez contacter le Service Consommateurs Samsung. Comuníquese con SAMSUNG WORLDWIDE Si desea formular alguna pregunta o comentario en relación con los productos de Samsung, comuníquese con el centro de atención al cliente de SAMSUNG. Country...
  • Page 71: Getting Started With Skype

    Welcome to Skype Getting started with Skype Make calls and video calls with Skype on your TV. " Made possible by Internet@TV - bringing useful and entertaining features directly from the web to your TV. ✎ NOTE Connect your webcam directly to the TV, not through a USB hub. If the webcam isn't working properly, turn the TV off then on again, and relaunch Skype.
  • Page 72: To Sign In With An Existing Account

    Signing into Skype When running Skype on your TV for the first time, enter your Skype Name password or create an account. If you can't login, check the network connection. To sign in with an existing account: ✎ If you have signed in on your TV before, scroll to the right, select and press the ENTER button.
  • Page 73: Using Skype

    Welcome to Skype Using Skype Contact Each contact has an icon next to it: Icons Status -RKQ  (85 6N\SH &UHGLW Online &RQWDFW Away Offline / Invisible 7KH EHVW RQH KDV QRW Do not disturb 9LGHR &DOO 9LHZ 3UR¿OH To call a contact: 6HQG 9RLFHPDLO 5HPRYH %ORFN...
  • Page 74 When in a video call Both you and the person you are talking with are displayed on the screen. The banner near the top of the screen displays the call duration and signal quality. &DOO 'XUDWLRQ    4XDOLW\ -RKQ 0RWKHU 9ROXPH...
  • Page 75 Welcome to Skype Add a contact $GG D FRQWDFW Only available when the menu item Contact is selected. After pressing the button, select Add a Skype contact Add a phone number. $GG D 6N\SH FRQWDFW $GG D SKRQH QXPEHU If you selected Add a Skype contact, press the ENTER button with the box under...
  • Page 76 Call phones Call phone and mobile numbers from Skype. -RKQ ✎  (85 6N\SH &UHGLW To use this feature, visit on your computer to buy &DOO SKRQHV Skype Credit or a subscription. 6HOHFW WKH &RXQWU\5HJLRQ \RX Select the country or region you are dialing. DUH GLDOLQJ .RUHD VRXWK Enter the phone number with area code.
  • Page 77 Welcome to Skype Setting up Skype Options ✎ Be sure to save any changes made for each menu item (User Profile, Change Password etc.). If you do not do so before scrolling back to the vertical list, your changes will be lost. To save, press the button on your remote control.

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