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Connecting To A Network; Network Connection - Wireless; Wireless Network Precautions; Network Security Protocols - Samsung PN51F8500 User Manual

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Connecting to a Network

Connecting the TV to a network gives you access to online services such as Smart Hub and lets you
update the TV's software online directly from Samsung.com.

Network Connection - Wireless

Connect the TV to the Internet using a standard wireless router or modem.
The LAN Port on the Wall
LAN Cable (Not Supplied)

Wireless Network Precautions

• This TV supports the IEEE 802.11a/b/g /n communication protocols. Samsung recommends using
IEEE 802.11n. Otherwise, when you play video over a network connection, the video may not play
smoothly.
• To use a wireless network, the TV must be connected to a wireless router or modem. If the wireless
router supports DHCP, the TV can use a DHCP or static IP address to connect to the wireless network.
• Select a channel that is not currently in use for the wireless router. If the channel set for the
wireless router is currently being used by another device, the result is usually interference and/or a
communications failure.
• Most wireless networks have an optional security system. To enable a wireless network's security
system, you need to create a security key using characters and numbers, and then enter that key into
the router through its menu. You then must enter this security key into any other devices you want to
connect to the wireless network.

Network Security Protocols

The TV only supports the following wireless network security protocols:
• Authentication Modes: WEP, WPAPSK, WPA2PSK
• Encryption Types: WEP, TKIP, AES
In compliance with the newest Wi-Fi certification specifications, Samsung TVs do not support WEP or TKIP
security encryption in networks running in the 802.11n mode.
If the wireless router supports WPS (Wi-Fi Protected Setup), you can connect the TV to your network using
PBC (Push Button Configuration) or a PIN (Personal Identification Number). WPS automatically configures
the SSID and WPA key settings.
Your Smart TV cannot connect to uncertified wireless routers.
Wireless IP Router or Modem
that has a DHCP Server
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