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EN User Manual
ES Manual del Usuario
FR Manuel d'Utilisation
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  • Page 1 à la clientèle de votre pays. • Pour obtenir de l’aide, communiquez avec le centre de service à la clientèle Philips au; Dans le États-Unis, au Canada, à Puerto Rico ou aux Îles Vierges américaines; 1 866 309 8147 México D.F. et Área Metropolitana; 58 87 97 36...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    English Contents 1 Notice 5 Making more use with your TV ..................................Displaying the Main Menu 2 Important Picture ........................ Sound Positioning the TV Setup Regulatory Notices Autoprogram Environmental Care Channel list Preparing to Move/Ship the Unit Add channels Antenna Confirmation 3 Getting Started ....................
  • Page 3 Register Online at today to get the very most from your purchase. Registering your model with Philips makes you eligible for all of the valuable benefits listed below, so don't miss out. Register Online at to ensure: *Product Safety Notification...
  • Page 4: Important Safety Instructions

    Wall Mount Bracket Kit P&F USA is not liable for these types of accidents or injury Brand Model # Screw dimension noted below. 40PFL4709 SANUS SAN25BB M4 x 0.472” (12mm) • Install the Wall Mount Bracket on a sturdy vertical wall. •...
  • Page 5: Notice

    User Manual. The user Trademarks are the property of Koninklijke Philips N.V. or their could lose the authority to operate this apparatus if an unauthorized respective owners.
  • Page 6: Important

    End of Life Directives vibration. • Depending on the environment, the Philips pays a lot of attention to produce environmental-friendly temperature of this Unit may increase slightly. This is not a products in green focal areas. Your new TV contains materials which malfunction.
  • Page 7: Getting Started

    Size Child lock ● This feature allows you to Block children’s access to inappropriate programs. M4 x 0.787”(20mm) 40PFL4709 Closed Caption decoder M4 x 0.393”(10mm) ● Built-in Closed Caption decoder displays text for Closed Caption supported programs. MTS / SAP tuner ●...
  • Page 8: Attaching The Base

    English Attaching the Base Installing the Remote Control Batteries You must attach the base to the Unit to have it as a table top Unit. Be sure the front and rear of the base match the proper direction. For large screen TVs, at least 2 people are required for these steps. Slide the battery cover off the back of the Remote Control.
  • Page 9: Remote Control

    English Remote Control a B (POWER) Turns the TV On from Standby or Off to Standby. b EasyLink (HDMI CEC) buttons : Begins or Restarts the Disc Playback. : Pauses the Disc Playback. : Stops the Disc Playback. : Searches Backward or Forward through the Disc. E / D Note(s) You must set On in the Master EasyLink ( L p.
  • Page 10: Control Panel

    English a Remote Control Sensor Control Panel Receives IR Signal from Remote control. b Ambient Light Sensor Alters the brightness of the TV screen Automatically by detecting your room lighting level. Do Not Block this Light Sensor window to allow proper operation. c Power On / Standby Indicator (On : lights in white, Standby : no light) d B (POWER)
  • Page 11: Connecting Antenna Or Cable / Satellite / Iptv Box

    English If connecting a Set-top Box through Component Video Input Connecting Antenna or Cable / Satellite / If the TV is connected to a cable / satellite set-top box via Component IPTV Box Video Input, make sure you select the correct Component Video Source by using S SOURCE.
  • Page 12: Plugging In The Ac Power Cord

    Video and Audio signals are combined in one cable. You must use HDMI for full high-definition Video and to enable EasyLink (HDMI CEC). Note(s) Philips HDMI supports HDCP (High-bandwidth Digital Contents Protection). ● HDCP is a form of Digital Rights Management that protects high definition content in Blu- ray Discs or DVDs.
  • Page 13: Connecting Your Devices

    English Connecting your Devices Component Analog Video Connection Component Analog Video Connection offers Better Picture quality for Video Devices connected to the Unit. If you connect to the Unit’s Component Video (Y/Pb/Pr) Input jacks, HDMI Digital Connection connect Analog Audio Cables to the Analog Audio (L/R) Input jacks. HDMI Connection offers the Highest Picture quality.
  • Page 14: Pc Connection

    English PC Connection Note(s) Please purchase the VGA cable or HDMI-DVI Conversion Cable that has a ferrite core. HDMI Connection ● The following operations may reduce noise. ● This Unit can be connected to your PC that has an HDMI terminal. Attach a ferrite core to the AC Power Cord of your PC.
  • Page 15: Initial Setup

    English These Operations are accessible by Remote Control. Use H I to select the desired Location setting, then press OK. Some may also be accessible by the Main Unit's Control Panel. Home is the ENERGY STARN qualified setting. Initial Setup Initial setup Retail This section will guide you through the Unit’s Initial setting which includes...
  • Page 16 English Press OK to finish Settings assistant. Settings assistant You have set up your viewing preferences. Store Back Exit When the initial setup is completed, the lowest memorized ● channel with the confirmation message of the location setting will be displayed on the TV screen. You must set Home in step 4.
  • Page 17: Use Your Tv

    English 4 Use your TV Switching Channels Switching on your TV and putting it in Standby mode Remote Control Remote Control To Turn the TV On from Standby or Off to Standby Press B on the Side of the Unit or the Remote Control. ●...
  • Page 18: Watching Channels From An External Device

    English Watching Channels from an External Device Switching Audio Mode Switching Each Input Mode can easily switch with the Remote Control between TV (DTV or Analog TV) and External Devices when they are connected to the Unit. Digital TV Operation Turn On a Set-top Box or the Connected Device.
  • Page 19: Easylink Options

    English Normal EasyLink options Original size. Shortened horizontally. If you have our brand products such as Blu-ray Disc player or DVD Sidebars appear on both edges of the screen. recorder that are compatible with EasyLink functions, connect them to Vertically stretched to fill the screen. Movie expand this Unit via an HDMI cable so you can simply operate various items from This only crops out the top of the picture.
  • Page 20: Tv Screen Information

    English TV Screen information You can display the currently selected channel or other information such as the aspect ratio on the TV screen. In the Digital mode, the detailed broadcasting information for the current off the air channel, such as Program title, are displayed. Press T INFO.
  • Page 21: Making More Use With Your Tv

    English 5 Making more use with your TV Use H I to select the desired Menu and an item, then press OK or use H I J K to determine the setting. This section describes the overview of the Main Menu displayed when you press Q.
  • Page 22: Picture

    English You can set a Particular Picture Quality using Advanced Picture ● settings. Before you begin: Color alignment Normal Picture You must set Home in Location. L p. 31 Sound Noise reduction Medium Otherwise, personalized Picture and Sound settings will not be Setup Ambient light sensor memorized after the Unit goes into Standby Mode.
  • Page 23: Sound

    English You can select Audio Output through a Digital Audio Output connector. Sound to Output Audio in its native Bitstream format as Bitstream to connected Digital output Before you begin: Audio receiver. format You must set Home in Location. L p. 31 to Output PCM format.
  • Page 24: Setup

    English Setup Autoprogram Before you begin: Please wait while the system is scanning for channels. Make sure the Unit is connected to Antenna or Cable. Auto programming may take more than 20 minutes Press Q and use H I to select Setup, then press OK. to complete.
  • Page 25: Add Channels

    English Features Add channels This function lets you add the off the air Analog TV or Analog Cable Display Setup using Home Menu and use H I to select Features, channels that were not added by the Autoprogram due to reception then press OK.
  • Page 26 English Cable / NTSC (Analog) TV Operation Note(s) Closed Caption will NOT be displayed when you are using an HDMI Connection. ● The primary Closed Captions and Digital caption service that you can switch differs depending on the broadcast description. ●...
  • Page 27: Child And Ratings Lock

    English Channel lock Child and Ratings Lock Particular Channels or External Input modes can be invisible in this You can prevent your children from watching certain Programs or certain function. Channels by locking the TV Controls and by using Ratings. Use H I to Select Channel lock, then press OK.
  • Page 28 English To set the Sub ratings Setting US Movie and TV Ratings As for TV-Y7, TV-PG, TV-14 or TV-MA, you can further set the Sub US Movie Ratings Lock is the Rating System created by MPAA. ratings to Block Specific Elements within programs. To set the Sub ratings, US TV Ratings Lock has Controlled Access to Individual Programs based follow the step below.
  • Page 29: Pc Settings

    English Canadian English or Canadian French Ratings PC settings You can select the Rating for Canadian English or Canadian French This function lets you adjust the PC screen position, clock and phase broadcasting. during PC Input. Use H I to Select Canadian English rating or Canadian French Use J K to adjust Clock setting to stabilize the PC screen and Phase rating, then press OK.
  • Page 30: Easylink

    English Device list EasyLink This function lets you see the product model number or name of This function allows you to operate the linked functions between our Connected Devices. brand Devices with a EasyLink feature and this Unit connecting through Use H I to select the desired EasyLink devices listed on the TV screen, an HDMI cable.
  • Page 31: Setting Your Location To Home

    English Language Setting your Location to Home You can set the Location of your TV to Home or Retail. Choosing Home Press Q and use H I to select Language, then press OK. gives you full flexibility to change predefined settings for Picture and Sound.
  • Page 32: Usb

    English Picture (JPEG) Use H I to select the desired file, then press OK. Your TV is fitted with a USB Connection that enables you to view JPEG photos or watch Motion JPEG files stored on a USB Memory Stick. Picture Connect the USB Memory Stick to the USB terminal on the side of Image1.jpg...
  • Page 33: Upgrade Your Tv Software

    Note(s) The TV starts up with the New Software. ● For further assistance, please contact the Call Center. Only FAT / DOS-formatted portable memory is supported. ● Use only Software Upgrades that can be found on the Philips website. ●...
  • Page 34: Useful Tips

    English 7 Useful tips Question Answer Check the Antenna or Cable Connection to the Main Unit. ● Check the Batteries on the Remote Control. ● Re-insert the Batteries with their Polarities (+/–) as indicated. ● Check if there is an obstacle between the infrared sensor window and the Remote Control. ●...
  • Page 35: Troubleshooting

    Check if your computer is NOT in sleep mode when the Input mode of this ● Refer to the user manual of the universal remote control for the Philips code. Unit is in PC mode. Tap any key on the keyboard to wake up your computer.
  • Page 36: Information

    English 8 Information Glossary Maintenance Analog TV (NTSC) Cabinet Cleaning Acronym that stands for National Television Systems Committee and the Wipe the front panel and other exterior surfaces of the Unit with a soft ● name of Analog broadcasting standards. cloth.
  • Page 37: Specifications

    English 9 Specifications Model # 40PFL4709 Picture Type FHD (1920 x 1080 pixels 60Hz) Diagonal Screen Size / Aspect Ratio 40.0" / 16:9 Viewing Angles 178° (V) by 178° (H) Built-in Digital / Analog Tuner ATSC (Digital) / NTSC (Analog)
  • Page 38: Warranty

    Some states do not allow the exclusions or limitation of inciden- Philips is not liable for any damage to or loss of any programs, tal or consequential damages, or allow limitations on how long an...
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