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  • Page 1: User Manual

    Register your product and get support at 55PFS8159 55PFS8159 55PFS8209 55PFS8209 55PUS8809 55PUS8809 55PUS9109 55PUS9109 65PUS9109 65PUS9109 65PUS9809 65PUS9809 User Manual...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Contents Word mark brightness 21 My new TV 4 Smart TV 4 Remote control 22 App gallery 4 Key overview for 7100, 7500 series 22 Rental videos 4 Keyboard 22 Social networks 4 Pointer (For 7500 series TV) 24 Ambilight+hue 5 IR sensor for RF remote control 25 Skype 5 IR sensor for non-RF remote control...
  • Page 3 Games 40 21.1 About MyRemote App 60 13.1 Play a game 40 21.2 What you need 60 13.2 Two-player games 40 21.3 App download 61 21.4 App menu 61 Your photos, videos and music 21.5 App functions 61 14.1 From a USB connection or network Settings 64 computer 42 22.1...
  • Page 4: My New Tv

    Keywords and look up App gallery for more information. Connect this Philips Smart LED TV to the Internet and 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 5: Ambilight+Hue

    Ambilight colours of the TV. The Philips hue lamps will expand the Ambilight effect across the room. If you don’t have any Philips hue lamps yet, buy the Philips hue Starter Kit (includes a hue bridge and 3 hue bulbs) and install the bulbs and bridge.
  • Page 6: Gaming

    Gaming If you select your game console in the Home menu, the TV switches to the settings ideal for gaming automatically. If you play a multi-player game with split screens, you can set the TV to show each screen as a full screen simultaneously. Each player can focus on his own game to play.
  • Page 7: Setting Up

    You can find the instructions for mounting the TV stand in the VESA MIS-F 400x200, M6 Quick Start Guide that came with the TV. In case you lost this guide, you can download it from Caution Use the product type number of the TV to look for the Quick Wall mounting the TV requires special skills and should only be Start Guide to download.
  • Page 8: Antenna Cable

    Make sure the power cable is securely inserted in the connector. Make sure that the power plug, in the wall socket, is accessible at all times. When you unplug the power cable, always pull the plug, never pull the cable. Although this TV has a very low standby power consumption, unplug the power cable to save energy if you do not use the TV for a long period of time.
  • Page 9: Network

    This software must be running on your computer to view or play your files on TV. Step 9 - A message will be shown when the connection is * You can download the Philips MediaManager software from successful. the Philips support site
  • Page 10: Network Problems

    This software must be running on your computer to view or play your files on TV. * You can download the Philips MediaManager software from Wireless network not found or distorted the Philips support site
  • Page 11 Adjust Netflix settings. Clear Internet memory With Clear Internet memory, you can clear all Internet files stored on your TV. You clear your Philips Smart TV registration and parental rating settings, your video store app logins, all Smart TV app favourites, Internet bookmarks and history.
  • Page 12: Connections

    Audio L/R cable (mini-jack 3.5mm) to AUDIO IN for sound, on the back of the TV. If you need help to connect several devices to the TV, you can visit the Philips TV connectivity guide. The guide offers Copy protection information on how to connect and which cables to use.
  • Page 13: Easylink Hdmi Cec

    EasyLink setup The TV comes with EasyLink switched on. Make sure that all HDMI CEC settings are properly set up on the connected EasyLink devices. EasyLink might not work with devices from Only for TVs with component/composite connectors. other brands. HDMI CEC on other brands Audio Out - Optical The HDMI CEC functionality has different names on different...
  • Page 14: Set-Top Box - Stb

    Auto subtitle shift Switch off this automatic timer, if you only use the remote If you play a DVD or Blu-ray Disc on a Philips disc player that control of the Set-top box. Do this to prevent the TV from supports subtitles, the TV can move the subtitles upwards.
  • Page 15 4. Press , repeatedly if necessary, to close the menu. Automatic audio to video sync Audio Out levelling With recent Philips Home Theatre Systems, the audio to video Use the Audio Out levelling setting to level the volume sync is automatically synchronised and always correct.
  • Page 16: Blu-Ray Disc Player

    2. Select TV settings > Sound > Advanced > Audio out up EasyLink HDMI CEC. levelling. 3. If the volume difference is large, select More. If the volume difference is small, select Less. DVD player 4. Press , repeatedly if necessary, to close the menu. Use an HDMI cable to connect the DVD player to the TV.
  • Page 17: Usb Hard Drive

    USB Hard Drive. Formatting removes all files from the USB Hard Drive. 1. Connect the USB Hard Drive to one of the USB connections on the TV. Do not connect another USB device to the other USB ports when formatting. 2.
  • Page 18: Usb Flash Drive

    the TV detects the keyboard for the first time, you can select Left click = OK your keyboard lay-out and test your selection. If you select a Right click = Back  Cyrillic or Greek keyboard lay-out first, you can select a secondary Latin keyboard lay-out.
  • Page 19: Photo Camera

    For more information on watching or playing content from a USB flash drive, press  Keywords and look up Your photos, videos and music. 4.11 Photo camera To view photos stored on your digital photo camera, you can connect the camera directly to the TV. Use one of the USB connections on the TV to connect.
  • Page 20: Headphones

    the PC to HDMI and an audio L/R cable (mini-jack 3.5mm) to AUDIO IN L/R on the back of the TV. Settings Ideal monitor setting If your computer is added as a Computer type of device in the Source menu (the list of connections), the TV is set to the ideal Computer setting automatically.
  • Page 21: Switch On

    Use the arrow/nevigation keys to nevigate up, down, left or right. Switch on Press the Joystick to confirm a selection or setting. On or Standby Make sure you plugged in the mains power on the back of the TV before you switch on the TV. If the red indicator light is off, press the Joystick on the right side or on the back of the TV to put the TV in standby - the red indicator will light up.
  • Page 22: Remote Control

    Remote control Key overview for 7100, 7500 series 1 -  SMART TV To open the Smart TV start page. 2 - Colour keys Follow on screen instructions. Blue key , opens Help. 3 -  INFO To open or close programme info. 4 - ...
  • Page 23 To share online what you are watching at the moment. 8 - Navigation and OK * Your remote control has a Qwerty / Azerty or a Qwerty / Cyrillic keyboard, depending on your region. Writing text 1 - Qwerty / Azerty character Character position if the keyboard layout is set to Azerty.
  • Page 24: Pointer (For 7500 Series Tv)

    Accented letters and symbols Pointer (For 7500 series TV) Accented characters and symbols are not directly available on the remote control keyboard. About pointer To type such a character, you can open the onscreen keyboard. Instead of navigating the screen with the arrow keys, you can use To open the onscreen keyboard, press Ω.
  • Page 25: Ir Sensor For Rf Remote Control

    TV compared with a remote control that is not paired yet. The remote control is paired with another TV To pair, hold the remote control close to the Philips logo (about 10cm) and press the ...
  • Page 26: Batteries

    2. Slide the blue lock open in the direction shown by the which is already paired with another TV, hold the remote arrow and lift the lock. control close to the Philips logo (about 10cm) and press the 3. Replace the old batteries with 2 ...
  • Page 27: Channel List

    Channel list TV channels Channel list views In the channel lists, you can find all installed TV and radio channels. Watching TV channels Next to the channel list All, which holds all installed channels, you can set up a list of Favourites, view the Switch channels installed Radio stations separately or discover the newly added channels in New.
  • Page 28 Press OK again to finish renaming. graphics. For more information on using the keyboard, Text setup press  Keywords and look up Remote control, keyboard. * Only for the remote control with keyboard Text language Some digital TV broadcasters have several Text languages Picture format available.
  • Page 29: Channel Installation

    Channel list copy is only availble for copying satellite channels. With Channel list copy, you can copy the channels installed on one TV onto another Philips TV of the same range. With Channel list copy, you avoid the time-consuming channel search Channel installation by uploading a predefined channel list on a TV.
  • Page 30: Watching Satellite Channels

    Channel list copy is intended for dealers and expert users. With Channel list copy, you can copy the channels installed on one TV onto another Philips TV of the same range. Channel list copy will To watch satellite channels . . .
  • Page 31 Favourite channels 4. Press the Navigation buttons to move the highlighted channel to another location and press OK. 5. Once complete, press  EXIT to exit from You can mark channels as favourite channels. Your favourite the Favourite channel list. satellite channels are collected in the Favourites list of the satellite channel list.
  • Page 32: Home Menu

    Home menu From the Home menu, you can start any activity you can do with the TV. Open the Home menu to start watching TV or start watching a disc on your Home Theatre System. Also in the Home menu, you can open Smart TV to surf the Internet, start Skype or open Help if you need information on using the TV.
  • Page 33: Tv Guide

    press  INFO. TV guide Change day The TV guide can show scheduled programmes for the upcoming days (maximum up to 8 days). What you need If the TV guide information comes from the broadcaster, you With the TV guide you can view a list of the current and can press ...
  • Page 34: Sources

    press  OPTIONS. Select the Original name and icon and press OK. Sources Scan connections 10.1 To rescan all TV connections and update the Sources menu, Sources list press  OPTIONS. select the Scan connections and press OK. In the list of connections - the Source menu - you can find the 10.2 devices connected to the TV.
  • Page 35: Timers And Clock

    Timers and clock 11.1 Sleeptimer With the sleep timer, you can set the TV to switch to standby automatically after a preset time. To set the sleep timer . . . 1. Press  and select Setup and press OK. 2.
  • Page 36: What You Need

    Also, to watch 3D on this TV, you will need one of these types You can view photos in Ultra HD resolution in 3D, from a USB of Philips 3D Max active glasses. . . connection. PTA507 12.3...
  • Page 37: Care Of The 3D Glasses

    When a 3D programme is shown on screen, press  on the 3D fix it with the screw. glasses and put them on. The glasses need some seconds to adjust to the 3D signal from the 3D transmitter on the TV. At To replace the battery of the 3D glasses PTA509, PTA51, press first use, this may take up to 15 seconds.
  • Page 38: Optimal 3D Viewing

    of the TV screen. 12.6 Do not sit more than 6m away. Optimal 3D viewing 3D switching For an optimal 3D viewing experience, we recommend that you: The first time a 3D signal is detected, you can set your sit at least 3 times the height of the TV screen away preference on how to start 3D in the future.
  • Page 39 or other diseases transmitted by contact (e.g. conjunctivitis, head lice, etc.). Only start using the 3D glasses again when the infection has disappeared completely.
  • Page 40: Play A Game

    î„“ To play a two-player game with this TV, you need 2 active 3D Keywords and look up Game console, connect. glasses - Philips PTA507, PTA508, PTA509, PTA517, PTA518 or PTA519. Start a game Also, the game console must be connected with HDMI.
  • Page 41 3D glasses for each player. What you need To play a two-player game with this TV, you need a two-player kit with 2 passive 3D glasses - Philips PTA436 (sold separately). Also, the game console must be connected with HDMI. Play a two-player game To start a two-player game .
  • Page 42 If you browse files from a computer, you can only browse the files and folders as they are organized on the computer. Your photos, videos The menu bar and music Navigate to the menu bar and select the type of file you want to watch or play.
  • Page 43: Wi-Fi Miracast

    another activity. Info To view info on a video (playhead position, duration, title, date, Play music etc.), select the video and press  INFO. Press again to hide the info. To play music, select  Music in the menu bar, select a song and press OK.
  • Page 44 If you do not want the TV to receive requests for screen sharing Wi-Fi Miracast list of connections. If you clear this list, all blocked from other devices, you can switch off Miracast on the TV. devices will be unblocked. 1 - Press ...
  • Page 45 You cannot buffer subtitles that come from Text services. To check if digital (DVB) subtitles are available, Pause TV tune to the TV channel and press  OPTIONS, select  Options in the menu bar and select Subtitle language to open the list of Subtitles. You can only buffer a You can pause a TV broadcast and resume watching it later.
  • Page 46: Record A Programme

    press OK. If the TV guide comes from the Internet, you can select the date at the top of the page and press OK. Recording 2. With the programme highlighted, press  Record or 16.1 press  OPTIONS and select Record. The TV adds What you need some time buffer at the end of the program.
  • Page 47: Watch A Recording

    16.3 Watch a recording To watch a recording . . . 1. Press , select  Recordings and press OK. 2. - In the list, select the recording and press  (Play) to start the playback. You can use the  (Forward),  (Rewind), ...
  • Page 48: About Skype

    To make a video call on Skype, you need the separately sold Name. To open the on screen keyboard, select the text Philips PTA317 TV camera with a built-in microphone and a field and press OK. If you have signed in before, press good connection to the Internet.
  • Page 49: Skype Menu

    You can create your new account on this web page. in to Skype on TV. 4. When Skype confirms that your new account is successfully created, leave the web browser and go back To sign in with a Microsoft account… to the Sign in page of Skype on TV.
  • Page 50: My Profile

    Settings Add a contact In Settings, you can change your password, set your privacy and voicemail settings or view your blocked Add a Skype contact contacts and much more. In People, the list of your contacts, you can add a new Skype contact.
  • Page 51: Calling On Skype

    2. Select Contact requests and press OK. Select the Video or voice call request and press OK. Skype will ask you to accept this contact. If you accept, the contact will appear in your Make a Video call contact list. Make a Video call to call and see your friends on your TV screen.
  • Page 52: Skype Credit

    available or have a Skype subscription to make a call with About Voicemail a phone number. If your contact answers the phone, you If someone calls you on Skype and you do not take the call, he can talk to your contact. or she can leave a spoken message on your Skype voicemail.
  • Page 53: Skype Settings

    on each page where you can make a phone call. To set the Video settings… Skype Credit low 1. Sign in to Skype with your account. 2. In the Skype menu, select Settings and press OK. You will be notified if your credit is too low to make a phone 3.
  • Page 54: Sign Out

    3. Select Voicemail and press OK. 17.10 4. Press  (down) or  (up) to select a check box. Press Sign out OK to check or uncheck. When you sign out of Skype, you are signing out your Skype account. You're Online status will change to Offline. Your contacts will not be able to call you.
  • Page 55: About Smart Tv

    Adult 18+ rated apps are now locked. To open a locked app, select the app and press OK. The TV will ask you to Connect this Philips Smart LED TV to the Internet and discover enter your 4-digit code. a new world of television. You can make a wired connection to your router or you can link up wirelessly with Wi-Fi.
  • Page 56: Rental Video Apps

    Recommended Apps Feedback on an App In this window, Philips presents a range of recommended Apps for your country, Apps for Online TV or a selection of rental Select the App and press î„“...
  • Page 57: Reset Smart Tv

    TV. With the Online TV App on the Smart TV start page*, you can You will clear your Philips Smart TV registration and parental watch TV programmes you missed or watch programmes rating setting, your video store app logins, all Smart TV app whenever it suits you best.
  • Page 58: Multi Room

    OK. • to open the channel list of the other TV, select Watch TV and If the other Philips TV — the source — has a model number press  (Right). that ends with a seven, e.g. (the screen size) PFLxxx7 and it has •...
  • Page 59: Share This

    Share this… With the Share this  key on the Remote Control, you can share the channel and programme name you’re watching or share the Internet address of the site you’re on. You can share the title and info of a programme selected in the TV Guide or share the App name and its icon from Smart TV.
  • Page 60: Myremote App

    1. Press  and select Setup and press OK. 2. Select Network settings and press OK. You can use the MyRemote App on Philips TV models built 3. Select Digital Media Renderer - DMR and press OK. from 2009 onwards.
  • Page 61: App Menu

    You can check the compatibility of MyRemote with your other must be set to On. Philips products at the online support page of your product at Also ensure your Philips product has To switch this setting on . . .
  • Page 62 TV. 1. Press  and select Setup and press OK. Tap the Control button to select the TV (or Philips Blu-ray Disc 2. Select TV settings > General settings > TV guide. player or Home Theatre System) to control.
  • Page 63: Sound

    Watch Satellite (if a built-in satellite tuner is available). Tap the Control button to select the TV (or Philips Blu-ray Disc player or Home Theatre System) to control.Tap the device Switch TV channels icon to show its remote control.
  • Page 64: Setup Menu

    wired. Settings Network settings 22.1 Press î„“ Keywords and look up Network, settings. Setup menu Update software Quick picture settings î„“ Press Keywords and look up Software, Internet update or Software, USB update. With Quick picture settings you can set your basic picture preferences in a few easy steps.
  • Page 65: Picture Settings

    You can adjust a Picture style . . . Sharpness With Sharpness, you can adjust the level of sharpness in fine 1. Select the style and press OK. detail of the picture. 2. Press î‚¥ and select Setup and press OK. 3.
  • Page 66 1. Press  and select Setup and press OK. Video contrast 2. Select TV settings > Picture > Advanced > Colour With Video contrast, you can decrease the range of the video > Custom colour temperature. contrast. If you are watching 3D pictures, this setting is switched 3.
  • Page 67 Super resolution. 1. Press  and select Setup and press OK. 3. Press  (right) and select On or Off. 2. Select TV settings > Picture > Advanced > Motion 4. Press , repeatedly if necessary, to close the menu. >...
  • Page 68: Sound Settings

    picture and sound you start watching 3D. If you do not want the TV to switch Original - Factory standard automatically, select Off in Auto surround 3D. News - Ideal for speech Movie - Ideal for watching movies To set the surround mode . . . Game - Ideal for gaming 1.
  • Page 69 Home Theatre System or audio system. With TV speakers, you Audio Out format select where you want to hear the TV sound and how you want With Audio Out format you can set the audio out signal of the to control it. TV to fit the sound processing capabilities of your Home Theatre System.
  • Page 70 Ambilight. Network To adjust the level . . . In this first step, you will prepare the TV to find the Philips hue bridge. 1. Press î‚¥ and select Setup and press OK. 2. Select TV settings > Ambilight > Saturation.
  • Page 71 4. Secondly, indicate the Distance between the bulb and Hue bridge the TV. The further away from the TV, the weaker the In the following step, you will link up the TV with the Philips hue Ambilight colour. Press  (up) or î„Ž (down) to adjust. bridge.
  • Page 72 2. Select TV settings > Ambilight > Ambilight+hue > View 5. Press , repeatedly if necessary, to close the menu. configuration and press OK. 3. Select the item you want to view and press OK. Lounge light+hue 4. Press , repeatedly if necessary, to close the menu. setting is On or Off Advanced Ambilight settings Wall colour...
  • Page 73: Specifications

    On the label, you can find the energy efficiency class, the average power consumption of this product in use and the average energy consumption for 1 year. You can also find the power 23.1 consumption values for this product on the Philips website for Environmental your country at Saving energy Eco-label The Eco settings bundle the settings that help the environment.
  • Page 74: Dimensions And Weights

    with TV stand: Width ?? mm - Height ?? mm - Depth ?? mm - Weight ±?? kg Please find out for yourself about the local rules on separate 55PFx6109 collection of batteries because correct disposal will help to prevent negative consequences for the environment and human without TV stand: health.
  • Page 75 Width 1230.6 mm - Height 714.8 mm - Depth 53.5 mm Dimensions and weights - Weight ±17.4 kg with TV stand: 42PFx6109 Width 1230.6 mm - Height 774.8 mm - Depth 28 mm - Weight ±18.9 kg without TV stand: Width 957 mm - Height 554.5 mm - Depth 61.8 mm - 65PFx6659 Weight ±8.6 kg...
  • Page 76: Software Update

    The TV software has been updated. You can use the TV again. To prevent an accidental update of the TV software, delete the Software autorun.upg file from the USB memory device. 24.1 Update from Internet Software update If the TV is connected to the Internet, you may receive a message from TP Vision to update the TV software.
  • Page 77 Open source license...
  • Page 78: Troubleshooting And

    Troubleshooting and When the TV is in standby, a Philips startup screen is displayed, then the TV returns to standby mode. This is normal behaviour. support When the TV is disconnected and reconnected to the power supply, the startup screen is displayed at the next startup. To switch on the TV from standby, press on the remote control or 25.1...
  • Page 79 If HDMI audio is already enabled, but you still do not hear audio, try changing the digital audio Go to format of the device to PCM (Pulse Code Modulation). Refer to the documentation accompanying your device 25.3 for instructions.
  • Page 80: Online Help

    To download the Help (user manual) go to 25.4 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 81: Safety And Care

    If liquids are spilt on or into the TV, disconnect the TV from the power outlet immediately. Risk of swallowing batteries ! Contact Philips TV Consumer Care to have the TV checked before use. The remote control may contain coin-type batteries which can Never expose the TV, remote control or batteries to easily be swallowed by small children.
  • Page 82: Screen Care

    Low temperatures 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. Humidity In rare occasions, depending on temperature and humidity, minor condensation can occur on the inside of the TV glass front (on some models).
  • Page 83: Terms Of Use

    The written material packaged with the TV and the manual stored in the memory of the TV or downloaded from the Philips website are believed to be adequate for the intended use of the HDMI®...
  • Page 84: Dlna Certified

    together are registered trademarks and DTS 2.0+Digital Out is a Oracle and/or its affiliates, in the United States and other trademark of DTS, Inc. Product includes software. © DTS, Inc. countries. All Rights Reserved. Microsoft Skype Windows Media Skype™ Windows Media is either a registered trademark or trademark of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other ©...
  • Page 85: Other Trademarks

    Kensington and Micro Saver are registered US trademarks of ACCO World Corporation with issued registrations and pending applications in other countries throughout the world. Other trademarks All other registered and unregistered trademarks are the property of their respective owners.
  • Page 87 Index Connectivity guide Consumer Care Contact Philips Contrast Contrast, Brightness 3D backlight contrast Contrast, Contrast modes 3D, 2D to 3D conversion Contrast, Dynamic contrast 3D, health warning Contrast, Gamma 3D, optimal viewing Contrast, Light sensor Contrast, Video contrast Active control...
  • Page 88: Multi View

    Pause TV JointSpace Philips hue Photo camera, connect Photos, slideshow Keyboard, connect Photos, videos and music Picture style Picture, backlight contrast Light sensor Picture, colour Location Picture, problems Lounge light Picture, sharpness Pixel Plus link Pointer, about Miracast, block/unblock Pointer, speed...
  • Page 89 Skype, menu Wireless installation Skype, Microsoft account Word mark, brightness Skype, missed calls World Wide Web Skype, new account WoWLAN Skype, receiving a call WPS - PIN code Skype, rental movies and Pause TV WPS - Wi-Fi Protected Setup Skype, sign in Skype, video call Skype, what you need Skypeâ„¢, what...
  • Page 90 Non-contractual images / Images non contractuelles / Außervertragliche Bilder Specifications are subject to change without notice. Philips and the Philips’ shield emblem are registered trademarks of Koninklijke Philips N.V. and are used under license from Koninklijke Philips Electronics N.V. All registered and unregistered trademarks are property of their respective owners.

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