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Samsung 8+ series User Manual

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  • Page 1: User Manual

    Contact SAMSUNG WORLDWIDE If you have any questions or comments relating to Samsung products, please contact the SAMSUNG customer care centre. Country Customer Care Centre Web Site Plasma TV AUSTRALIA 1300 362 603 NEW ZEALAND 0800 SAMSUNG (0800 726 786)
  • Page 2: User Instructions

    Do not lay the TV flat on its face or back. Your Samsung Plasma TV is a high quality television that has been carefully packaged to protect the integrity of its glass panel and component parts during shipment. It is, nonetheless, a fragile piece of electronics that requires careful handling.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Contents • User Instructions ........... 2 • Smart Touch Control ........30 • Contents ............3 • The IR Blaster ..........34 • List of Features ..........4 • Setting up the Universal Remote Control ..36 • Accessories ..........4 •...
  • Page 4: List Of Features

    • AllShare Play: AllShare Play connects your TV and compatible Samsung mobile phones/devices through a network. • Anynet+ (HDMI-CEC): Allows you to control all connected Samsung devices that support Anynet+ with your Samsung TV’s remote. • e-Manual: Allows you to read on screen full manual. (p. 39) Accessories Please make sure the following items are included with your TV.
  • Page 5 PS51E8000/PS64E8000 Ferrite Core (2EA) Ferrite Core for Power Cord: The ferrite cores are used to shield ✎ the cables from interference. When connecting a cable, open the ferrite core and clip it around the cable near the plug as shown in the figure.
  • Page 6: Viewing The Control Panel (panel Key)

    Viewing the Control Panel (Panel Key) The product colour and shape may vary depending on the model. ✎ The TV's Controller, a small joy stick like button on the bottom left side of the TV, lets you control the ✎ TV without the remote control.
  • Page 7: Connecting To An Antenna Or Cable Connection

    Connecting to an Antenna or Cable Connection VHF/UHF Antenna Antenna Cable (Not Supplied) Cable ANT OUT Power Input Plug the power cord into a wall outlet only after you have made all other connections. ✎ If you are connecting your TV to a cable or satellite box using HDMI, Component, or Composite ✎...
  • Page 8: Remote Control Buttons

    Remote Control Buttons Learn where the function buttons are on your remote. Especially note SOURCE, MUTE, Y, ✎ < P > , MENU, TOOLS, E, INFO, LIST, RETURN, and EXIT. This remote control has Braille points on the Power, Channel, and Volume buttons and can be used ✎...
  • Page 9 Installing batteries (Battery size: AAA) Match the polarity of the batteries to the symbols in the battery compartment. Your TV also comes with a Smart Touch Control. For information about the Smart Touch Control, see ✎ page 30. NOTE ✎ •...
  • Page 10: Configuring The Basic Settings In Initial Setup

    Configuring the Basic Settings in Initial Setup When you turn the TV on for the first time, a sequence of on-screen prompts will assist in configuring basic settings. To turn on the TV, press the button. Setup is available only when the input source is set to TV. ✎...
  • Page 11 Wireless Network 1. The TV searches for and then displays all the wireless networks within range. When done, it displays a list of the networks. In the list of networks, move the Highlight to select a network, and then select Next.
  • Page 12 Select the appropriate area by pressing the ▲ or ▼ button. Selecting an Country Press the button to confirm your choice. ENTERE Auto Tuning: Select an appropriate option of your home system using your remote Selecting how you and then select Next. watch your TV •...
  • Page 13 Voice and motion You can turn on or off the Voice and motion control function. Select Off control: Setting the or On, and then select Next. Voice and Motion Control function. Setup Complete Select Close to finish. The completed settings are displayed. ✎...
  • Page 14: Connecting To An Av Device

    Connecting to an AV Device Using an HDMI Cable: HD connection (up to 1080p) We recommend using the HDMI connection for the best quality HD picture. Available devices: DVD player, Blu-ray player, HD cable box, HD STB (Set-Top-Box) satellite receiver Device HDMI Cable (Not Supplied) HDMI OUT...
  • Page 15 Using a Component (up to 1080p) or an Audio/Video (480i only) Cable Available devices: DVD player, Blu-ray player, cable box, STB satellite receiver, VCR Blue Green White Yellow Video Cable Audio Cable (Not Supplied) Audio Cable (Not Supplied) (Not Supplied) Component Cable (Not Supplied) White...
  • Page 16: Connecting To An Audio Device

    Connecting to an Audio Device Using an Optical (Digital) Connection Available devices: Digital Audio System, Amplifier, DVD home theatre Digital Audio System Optical Cable (Not Supplied) OPTICAL DIGITAL AUDIO OUT (OPTICAL) ✎ • When you connect a Digital Audio System to the DIGITAL AUDIO OUT (OPTICAL) jack, decrease the volume of both the TV and the system.
  • Page 17: Connecting To A Pc

    Connecting to a PC Using an HDMI cable or an HDMI to DVI cable Your PC may not support an HDMI connection. ✎ Use your PC speakers for audio. ✎ HDMI Cable (Not Supplied) HDMI OUT HDMI to DVI Cable (Not Supplied) DVI OUT AUDIO OUT...
  • Page 18: Changing The Input Source

    Changing the Input Source Source → Source ™ Use to select TV or an external input source such as a DVD player / Blu-ray player / cable box / STB satellite receiver. ■ TV / HDMI1/DVI / HDMI2 / HDMI3 / AV / Component 1.
  • Page 19: Smart Interaction

    SMART Interaction Using this function, you can access and control menu options and functions using speech, motions or face recognition. INFORMATION BOOKLET DISCLAIMER • Face recognition Log-in In order for Face recognition to function, a thumbnail image of your face will be stored in your TV for logging-in purposes.
  • Page 20 − Using the button on your remote. (Close Proximity Recognition) VOICE˜ When you use the TV's microphone, the words may not be recognized because of ambient noise. ✎ If this occurs, try using the VOICE˜ button on your remote. The TV will be able to recognize a voice command more easily.
  • Page 21 ■ Voice Control Environment Test You can test the amount of ambient noise level detected by the TV microphone. − Noise Test: This test checks the amount of ambient noise detected by the TV microphone. Too much ambient noise will prevent Voice Command from functioning. To run, select Next using your remote.
  • Page 22: Motion Control

    Motion control Menu → System → Voice and motion control → Motion control Enable or disable the Motion control function. Lets you control your TV by moving the TV cursor using specific motions. Motion control function can be affected recognition by motion posture, or ambient brightness ✎...
  • Page 23 Controlling the TV with your hands using motions Access Motion control ■ − Action: Spread your hand in the direction of the camera, and shake it three or four times from a side to side. Pointing Navigation ■ Moves the cursor to the position you want. −...
  • Page 24: Face Recognition

    ✎ To register your face in your Samsung account, follow these steps: To use this function, you must log into Smart Hub. If you don't have a Samsung Account, you ✎ should create one before using this function. To create your Samsung Account, refer to “Creating an Account”...
  • Page 25 If the TV recognizes two or more registered faces, the Samsung account list appears. Select your ✎ account to log in. If your face is unregistered, you can register your face in your Samsung account. Follow steps 4 ✎ through 5 in the “To register your face to your Samsung account:” procedure above.
  • Page 26: Evolution Kit Slot (sold Separately)

    Evolution Kit slot (Sold Separately) This socket is designed to accept an extension device called the Evolution Kit that enables the TV to run a variety of the latest applications for a better user experience. The Evolution Kit, which may not be available depending on the product, will be sold separately in 2013 or later.
  • Page 27: Network Connection

    • Encryption Type: WEP, TKIP, AES If you select Pure High-throughput (Greenfield) 802.11n mode and the Encryption type is set to WEP or TKIP on your AP or wireless router, Samsung TVs will not support a connection in compliance with new Wi-Fi certification specifications.
  • Page 28 Configuring a Wireless Network Connection The instructions below are for networks that use the Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) to configure network connections automatically. Most wireless networks use DHCP. If you have a Static IP network, see your user’s manual for configuration instructions. To configure the network connection for a network that uses DHCP, follow these steps: 1.
  • Page 29 The Modem Port on the Wall TV Rear Panel External Modem IP Router that has a (ADSL / VDSL / Cable TV) DHCP Server LAN Cable LAN Cable Modem Cable (Not Supplied) (Not Supplied) (Not Supplied) The LAN Port on the Wall TV Rear Panel LAN Cable (Not Supplied) It is not supported when the network speed is below or equal to 10Mbps.
  • Page 30: Smart Touch Control

    Smart Touch Control For more detailed information about Smart Touch Control, see "Using the Smart Touch Control" in ✎ e-Manual. You can speak a voice command that displayed to the TV using MIC. To use MIC, press the VOICE˜ button on your remote.
  • Page 31 Installing batteries (Battery size : AA) 1. Press the back of the remote at the very bottom with both thumbs, and then slide the battery cover up in the direction of the arrow. 2. Install two batteries so that the polarity of the batteries (+/-) matches the illustration in the battery compartment.
  • Page 32: Using The Touch Pad

    Using the Touch Pad To display the shortcut functions list on the bottom of the screen, press the button at the bottom of the ‹ touch pad. This list includes Menu, Source, CH List, 3D, and other functions. To display the colour and playing control functions on the top of the screen, press the button on the top of the touch pad.
  • Page 33 Open the colours and playcontrol functions screen.: To display the color, exit and play control buttons at the top of the screen, press the button at the top of the touch pad. e: Close all menus shown on the screen. Open the shortcut functions screen.: Press the button in the bottom ‹...
  • Page 34: The Ir Blaster

    The IR Blaster When you connect an IR Blaster with your TV, you can control connected external devices with your TV using the Smart Touch Control. Install the IR Blaster within 50 cm and 45 degrees of the up, down, left and right directions of the IR ✎...
  • Page 35 IR Blaster Pairing 1. Turn the IR Blaster on, and if the LED blinks, connect the IR Blaster to the TV. 2. Briefly point the IR Blaster toward the IR sensor of the TV and press the PAIRING button at the bottom. 3.
  • Page 36: Setting Up The Universal Remote Control

    Setting up the Universal Remote Control Lets you control a Set-Top-Box (STB) or a BD player or both connected to the TV using your Smart Touch Control. After you connect the device to the TV, the Smart Touch Control can control the navigation, number, and other keys needed to operate and control the device.
  • Page 37 Previous Download 9. When all the settings are complete, select the Universal remote setup complete. Done button and press the touch pad. Congratulations! Your Set-top Box-Samsung connected on Component Previous is now ready to use.. Set up another Complete English - 37...
  • Page 38: Code

    Using the Recommended 1. In the Search model step in the integrated What is the model number of your Set-top Box? remote control setup, select the Recommended and press the touch pad. Search model Recommended Previous Check the model Next number of your Set-top Box.
  • Page 39 How to view the e-Manual You can always access e-manual with Support function in the shortcut screen. You can fi nd instructions for your TV’s features in the e-Manual. You can also access it through the menu: Menu → Support → e-Manual Access the e-Manual To use the e-Manual, follow these steps: 1.
  • Page 40 Using the coloured and function buttons with e-Manual • Scroll bar: Scroll up or down the e-Manual screen. / r: Moves the previous or next chapter. • • Try now: Move the OSD menu that corresponds to the topic. To return to the e-Manual screen, select Support using your remote.
  • Page 41: Troubleshooting

    Some of above pictures and functions are available at specific models only. ✎ You can keep your TV as optimum condition to upgrade the latest firmware on web site (samsung. ✎ com → Support → Downloads) by USB.
  • Page 42: Installing The Wall Mount

    We do not advice you to do it yourself. Samsung Electronics is not responsible for any damage to the product or injury to yourself or others if you elect to install the wall mount on your own.
  • Page 43: 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. Follow all safety precautions provided in the included Safety Flyer with your TV.
  • Page 44: Storage And Maintenance

    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 45: Specifications

    Specifications Display Resolution 1920 x 1080 Environmental Considerations Operating Temperature 50°F to 104°F (10°C to 40°C) Operating Humidity 10% to 80%, non-condensing Storage Temperature -4°F to 113°F (-20°C to 45°C) Storage Humidity 5% to 95%, non-condensing Stand Swivel (Left / Right) -20˚...
  • Page 46: Specifications - Smart Touch Control

    Specifications - Smart Touch Control Model Name RMCTPE1 Battery (AA x 2) Power Source To extend the battery life, use of alkaline battery is recommended LED TV Above LED E7000 Compatibility PDP TV E8000 Dimension (W x H x D) 52.0 x 154.0 x 19.5 mm Without Batteries Weight...
  • Page 47: Video Codec

    Video Codec Frame rate Bit rate File Container Video Codec Resolution Audio Codec Extension (fps) (Mbps) DIVX 3.11/4.x/5.x/6.1 *.avi *.mkv MPEG4 SP/ASP *.asf *.wmv H.264 BP/MP/HP LPCM *.mp4 Motion JPEG 1920 x 1080 ADMPCM(IMA, MS) *.mov *.3gp Window Media Video v9 6 –...
  • Page 48: Display Resolution

    Display Resolution You can also select one of the standard resolutions listed in the Resolution column. The TV will automatically adjust to the resolution you choose. Horizontal Frequency Vertical Frequency Pixel Clock Frequency Sync Polarity Mode Resolution (KHz) (Hz) (MHz) (H / V) 640 x 350 31.469...
  • Page 49: Index

    To Avoid the TV from Falling ......43 Evolution Kit slot (Sold Separately) ....26 To Change the screen position of the e-Manual 40 To register your face in your Samsung account . 24 Trigger Words ........... 20 Face recognition ..........24 Troubleshooting ..........

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