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Samsung PN50C6400 User Manual

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  • Page 1 Plasma 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 ..........25 y Accessories .............. 4 Connecting to a Wired Network y Install the Stand ............5 Connecting to a Wireless Network y Media Play .............. 32 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. 42). y AllShare: AllShare connects your TV and compatible Samsung mobile phones/devices through a network (p. 49). y Self Diagnosis: You can check to make sure picture and sound operate normally (p. 24).
  • Page 5: Install The Stand

    Install the Stand 10EA (M4 X L12) Stand (1EA) Guide Stand (1EA) Screws (10EA) Follow the steps below to connect the TV to the stand. (50 inch model only) Top view Screws (M4 X L12) Guide Stand Front Stand Rear Rear 1.
  • Page 6: Viewing The Control Panel

    Getting Started Viewing the Control Panel ✎ The product color and shape may vary depending on the model. Remote control sensor Power Indicator Speakers Remote control sensor Aim the remote control towards this spot on the TV. SOURCEE Toggles between all the available input sources. In the on-screen menu, use this button as you would use the ENTERE button on the remote control.
  • Page 7: Viewing The Remote Control

    Separate Audio Program (SAP and Anynet+ (HDMI-CEC) modes broadcast) (p. 19). (p. 32, 39). FAV.CH: Displays Favorite Channel Lists (Q: Controls recording for Samsung on the screen (p. 13). recorders that have the Anynet+ P.SIZE: Selects the picture size (p. 16). feature) CC: Controls the caption decoder (p.
  • Page 8: Connecting To An Antenna

    Getting Started Connecting to an Antenna When the TV is initially powered on, basic settings proceed automatically. ✎ The product color and shape may vary depending on the model. ✎ Connecting the power cord and antenna. VHF/UHF Antenna Antenna Cable (Not Supp ied) Cable ANT OUT Power Input...
  • Page 9: Connections

    Connections Connecting to an AV Device Using an HDMI or HDMI/DVI cable: HD connection (up to 1080p) We recommend using the HDMI connection for the best quality HD picture. Available devices: DVD, Blu-ray player, HD cable box, HD STB (Set-Top-Box) satellite receiver Device HDMI Cable (Not Supplied) HDMI OUT...
  • Page 10: Connecting To An Audio Device

    Connections Connecting to an Audio Device Using an Optical (Digital) or Audio (Analog) Cable Connection Available devices: DVD, Blu-ray player, cable box, STB satellite receiver, VCR White Amplifier, DVD home theater Audio Cable (Not Supp ied) AUDIO IN R AUDIO L Digital Audio System Optical Cable (Not Supplied) OPTICAL...
  • Page 11: Connecting To A Pc

    Connecting to a PC Using an HDMI/DVI Cable or a D-sub Cable HDMI to DVI Cable (Not Supplied) PC OUT AUDIO OUT Audio Cable (Not Supplied) AUDIO OUT PC OUT D-Sub Cable (Not Supplied) Display Modes (D-Sub and HDMI/DVI Input) Optimal resolution is 1920 X 1080 @ 60 Hz.
  • Page 12: Changing The Input Source

    Connections Changing the Input Source Edit Name MENUm Input Edit Name ENTERE Source List ■ VCR / DVD / Cable STB / Satellite STB / PVR STB / SOURCE Use to select TV or an external input sources AV Receiver / Game / Camcorder / PC / DVI PC / DVI such as a DVD / Blu-ray player / cable box / Devices / TV / IPTV / Blu-ray / HD DVD / DMA: Name STB satellite receiver.
  • Page 13: Channel Menu

    ¦ 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 14: Editing Channels

    Basic Features ✎ ✎ 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 15: Picture Menu

    ENTERE Sharpness / Color / Tint (G/R) (Advanced Settings are available in Standard / Movie mode) Your television has several setting options for picture quality Compared to previous models, new Samsung TVs have a control. more precise picture. ✎ ✎...
  • Page 16: Picture Options

    Basic Features ■ Black Tone (Off / Dark / Darker / Darkest): Select the ■ Flesh Tone: Emphasize pink “Flesh Tone.” black level to adjust the screen depth. ■ Edge Enhancement (Off / On): Emphasize object ■ Dynamic Contrast (Off / Low / Medium / High): Adjust boundaries.
  • Page 17 ■ MPEG Noise Filter (Off / Low / Medium / High / Screen Fit: Displays the full image without any cut-off when HDMI (720p / 1080i / 1080p) or Component Auto): Reduces MPEG noise to provide improved (1080i / 1080p) signals are inputted. picture quality.
  • Page 18: Setting Up The Tv With Your Pc

    ✎ the same basic set-up information will apply in most cases. The after-image removal function has to be (If not, contact your computer manufacturer or Samsung executed for a long time (approximately 1 hour) Dealer.) to effectively remove after-images on the screen.
  • Page 19: 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 20: 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 21: Locking Programs

    ✎ ¦ Locking Programs The V-Chip will automatically block any category that deals with more sensitive material. For example, if you block the PG-13 category, MENUm Setup Security ENTERE then R, NC-17 and X will automatically be blocked. Security Canadian English: You can block TV programs depending on their Anglophone Canadian rating.
  • Page 22: Other Features

    Basic Features ■ Caption Mode: You can select the desired caption Even if you set the on-screen display to another language, the Downloadable U.S. Rating mode. ✎ menu will appear in English only. The availability of captions depends on the The rating will automatically block certain program being broadcast.
  • Page 23: Picture In Picture (pip)

    ■ Melody (Off / Low / Medium / High): Set so that a melody plays when the TV is turned on or off. Wireless Remote Control (Off / On) Turn on/off or give permission to Samsung mobile phones/ devices. You must have a Samsung Mobile phone/device which supports Wireless Remote Control.
  • Page 24: Support Menu

    TV Rear Panel containing the firmware noise in the test pattern, select Yes. There may be a upgrade file, downloaded problem with the TV. Contact Samsung’s Call Center for from “ assistance (1-800-SAMSUNG). com,” into the TV. Please No: If the test pattern is properly displayed, select No.
  • Page 25: 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 26 NetworN Setup 1. Follow Steps 1 through 6 in the “How to set up NetworN Test automatically” procedure. SWL (Samsung Wireless LinN)  Off 2. Set Internet Protocol Setup to Manual. SWL connect 3. Press the button on your remote to go to the first entry field.
  • Page 27: 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 28 Notice The picture may appear corrupted for some channels when the TV is connected to the Samsung Wireless LAN Adapter. If this occurs, connect the Samsung Wireless LAN Adapter using a USB cable in a place that is not affected by radio interference.
  • Page 29 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 30 You can connect to a mobile device without an access point 3. On the dialog that appears, click the Support tab. through the “Samsung Wireless LAN Adapter” by using a 4. On the Support tab, click the Details button. The peer to peer network.
  • Page 31 SWL (Samsung Wireless Link) If Your TV Fails to Connect to the Internet This function lets you connect your TV to a Samsung device Your TV may not be able to connect to the Internet (router, etc.) that supports PBC (WPS) . You can connect the because your ISP has permanently registered the TV to the device even if a sharer is not connected to the TV.
  • Page 32: 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 33 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 34: Screen Display

    Advanced Features ¦ 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 3age You can ascertain the selected...
  • Page 35 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. Only Samsung Techwin MJPEG is supported. H.263 is not supported. English...
  • Page 36 Advanced Features 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 37: Playing Multiple Files

    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 38 Advanced Features Videos/Music/Photos Play Option menu During file playback, press the TOOLS button. Category Operation Videos Music Photos > Title You can move the another Title. > > Repeat Mode You can play movie and music files repeatedly. Picture Size You can adjust the picture size to your preference.
  • Page 39: 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 40: Setting Up Anynet

    Make sure to switch to an Anynet+ device by using the Device List. ¦ 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.
  • Page 41: Listening Through A Receiver

    ¦ Listening through a Receiver You can listen to sound through a receiver (i.e Home Theater) instead of the TV Speaker. 1. Select Receiver and set to On. 2. Press the EXIT button to exit. ✎ If your receiver supports audio only, it may not appear in the device list. ✎...
  • Page 42: 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 43: 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 News, Weather, Stock Market information.
  • Page 44 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 Pressing the –...
  • Page 45: 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 46 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 47: 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 48: 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 49: 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 50 Return Media function on that device. Using your Samsung phone to control your TV Simply UnNnow Device 0 is requesting that the media ¿le be allowed to play. If you wish to allow the media ¿le to be played at your device, please press Before you can use this feature, you must connect to "A low", otherwise press "Deny".
  • Page 51: Other Information

    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 52: Assembling The Cables

    Failing to do so may result in fire or a problem with the product due to an increase in the internal temperature of the product. ✎ When using a stand or wall-mount, use parts provided by Samsung Electronics only. If you use parts provided by another manufacturer, it may result in a problem with the product or an injury due to the product falling.
  • Page 53: Securing The Tv To The Wall

    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 54: 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 test image.
  • Page 55 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. 27). Make sure the TV is connected to a wireless IP sharer (router).
  • Page 56 Other Information Issues Solutions and Explanations The TV is making a humming noise. Plasma TVs typically make a soft humming sound. This is normal. It’s caused by the electrical charges that are used to create the images on the screen. If the humming sound is loud, you may have set the brightness on the TV too high.
  • Page 57: License

    Storage Temperature -4°F to 113°F (-20°C to 45°C) Storage Humidity 5% to 95%, non-condensing Stand Swivel (Left / Right) -20˚ ~ 20˚ Model Name PN50C6400 / PN50C6500 PN58C6400 / PN58C6500 Screen Size 50 inches 58 inches (Diagonal) (49.9 inches measured diagonally) (58.0 inches measured diagonally)
  • Page 58: 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 59: Index

    Index AllShare FAV.CH button 7, 13 Receiver Amplify Favorite Channel Recording Antenna Film Mode Repeat Mode Anynet+ Fine Tune RGB Only Mode AUDIO OUT Flesh Tone Rotate Auto Adjustment Frequency Auto Volume Self Diagnosis HDMI 9, 39 Sharpness Background Music Home Theater 10, 39 Signal Information...
  • Page 60 Contact SAMSUNG WORLDWIDE If you have any questions or comments relating to Samsung products, please contact the SAMSUNG customer care center. Country Web Site Address Customer Care Center CANADA 1-800-SAMSUNG (726-7864) Samsung Electronics Canada Inc., Customer Service 55 Standish Court Mississauga, Ontario L5R 4B2 Canada U.S.A...
  • Page 61 Connecting an audio device (Home Theater, etc.) : Connect External Devices Congratulations on the purchase of your new Samsung TV. Connect your TV to your Home Theater or other Read this setup guide to get your TV up and running quickly.
  • Page 62 This is a special remote control for the visually impaired and has Braille points on the Power, Channel and Volume buttons. audio and video files to your HDTV using your remote. To use IPTV or Samsung PC Share Manager, you must connect your TV to your network. You can attach the TV to...

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