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  • Page 1: User Manual

    Register your product and get support at www.philips.com/welcome 55PFT6609 55PFT6609S User Manual...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Contents 10.1 Sources list 1 My new TV 4 10.2 From standby 1.1 Smart TV 10.3 EasyLink 1.2 App gallery 11 Timers and clock 34 1.3 Rental videos 1.4 Social networks 11.1 Sleeptimer 1.5 Skype 11.2 Clock 1.6 Pause TV and recordings 11.3 Switch off timer 1.7 Gaming 12 Games 35...
  • Page 3 20.1 Software update 20.2 Software version 20.3 Open source software 20.4 Open source license 21 Troubleshooting and support 70 21.1 Troubleshooting 21.2 Register 21.3 Help 21.4 Online help 21.5 Consumer Care / Repair 22 Safety and care 73 22.1 Safety 22.2 Screen care 23 Terms of use, copyrights and licenses 75 23.1 Terms of use...
  • Page 4: My New Tv

    Keywords and look up Rental videos 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 * Depending on the video streaming service of the selected your router or you can link up wirelessly with Wi-Fi.
  • Page 5: Pause Tv And Recordings

    In Help, press  Keywords and look up EasyLink for more information. Pause TV and recordings If you connect a USB Hard Drive, you can pause and record a broadcast from a digital TV channel. Pause your TV and answer that urgent phone call or simply take a break during a sports match, while the TV stores the broadcast on the USB Hard Drive.
  • Page 6: Setting Up

    You can find the instructions for mounting the TV stand in the Quick Start Guide that came with the TV. In case you lost this guide, you can download it from www.philips.com. Use the product type number of the TV to look for the Quick Power cable Start Guide to download.
  • Page 7: Antenna Cable

    Antenna cable Insert the antenna plug firmly into the ANTENNA socket at the back of the TV. You can connect your own antenna or an antenna signal from an antenna distribution system. Use an IEC Coax 75 Ohm RF antenna connector. Use this antenna connection for DVB-T and DVB-C input signals.
  • Page 8: Network

    TV. If the connection fails, you can check the DHCP setting of the * You can download the Philips MediaManager software from router. DHCP should be set to On.
  • Page 9: Wired Network

    DMR to On. media server software for more information. This software must be running on your computer to view or play your files on TV. * You can download the Philips MediaManager software from • Static IP configuration the Philips support site www.philips.com/support...
  • Page 10 • 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. Interactive MHEG applications can also save so-called 'cookies', on your TV.
  • Page 11: Connections

    If you need help to connect several devices to the TV, you can Copy protection visit the Philips TV connectivity guide. The guide offers information on how to connect and which cables to use. DVI and HDMI cables support HDCP (High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection).
  • Page 12: Easylink Hdmi Cec

    the audio to video synchronisation. For more information, press  Keywords and look up Audio to video sync. EasyLink HDMI CEC EasyLink With EasyLink you can operate a connected device with the TV remote control. EasyLink uses HDMI CEC (Consumer Electronics Control) to communicate with the connected CVBS - Audio L R devices.
  • Page 13: Set-top Box - Stb

    Select TV settings > General settings > Switch off timer and set the slider bar to Off. If you play a DVD or Blu-ray Disc on a Philips disc player that supports subtitles, the TV can move the subtitles upwards.
  • Page 14 Volume differences can be Automatic audio to video sync caused by differences in sound processing. With recent Philips Home Theatre Systems, the audio to video To level the difference in volume . . . sync is done automatically synchronised and always correct.
  • Page 15: Blu-ray Disc Player

    HDMI ARC sound signals. Problems with HTS sound Sound with loud noise If you watch a video from a plugged in USB flash drive or connected computer, the sound from your Home Theatre System might be distorted. This noise is heard when the audio or video file has DTS sound but the Home Theatre System has If the DVD player is connected with HDMI and has EasyLink no DTS sound processing.
  • Page 16: Usb Hard Drive

    CVBS - Audio L R Installation Connect the game console to the TV with a composite cable Before you can pause or record a broadcast, you must connect (CVBS) and an audio L/R cable to the TV. and format a USB Hard Drive. If you want to record a broadcast with TV guide data from the Internet, you need to have the Internet connection installed on your TV before you install the USB Hard Drive.
  • Page 17: Usb Flash Drive

    You can use the scroll wheel to scroll pages up and down. Install the keyboard For more information on how to connect a keyboard, To install the USB keyboard, switch on the TV and connect the press  Keywords and look up USB keyboard. USB keyboard to one of the USB connections on the TV.
  • Page 18: Camcorder

    4.13 Computer Connect You can connect your computer to the TV and use the TV as a PC monitor. With HDMI If the contents list does not appear automatically, press Use an HDMI cable to connect the computer to the TV. SOURCES, select USB and press OK.
  • Page 19: Headphones

    a movie) and press OK. 4 - Press , repeatedly if necessary, to close the menu. Remember to set the Game or computer setting back to Computer when you stop playing the game. 4.14 Headphones You can connect a set of headphones to the  connection on the TV.
  • Page 20: Switch On

    Switch on 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 21: Remote Control

    1 -  HOME To open or close the home menu. Remote control 2 -  LIST To open or close the channel list. 3 - EXIT Key overview To close a menu. 4 - SMART TV To open the Smart TV start page. 5 - INFO To open or close programme info.
  • Page 22: Ir Sensor

    IR sensor The TV can receive commands from a remote control that uses IR (infrared) to send commands. If you use such a remote control, always make sure you point the remote control at the infrared sensor on the front of the TV. Batteries 1 - Slide the battery door in the direction shown by the arrow.
  • Page 23: Tv Channels

    Create your favourite channel list 1 - While watching a TV channel, press  LIST to open the TV channels channel list. 2 - Select All to view all channels. 3 - Select the channel, and press  to mark as favourite. 4 - The selected channel is marked with a .
  • Page 24 the on-screen keyboard. To switch off the parental age rating, select None as age setting. With the on-screen keyboard The TV will ask for the code to unlock the programme. For some broadcasters / operators, the TV only locks programmes •...
  • Page 25: Picture Format

    - Zoom Subtitles - Stretch Switch Subtitles on or Subtitles off with this options. Select - Native Automatic to show subtitles only when the sound is muted with - Undo . Subtitle language Text / Teletext For digital broadcast, you can select an available subtitle language temporarily if none of your preferred languages are available.
  • Page 26: Subtitles And Languages

    Text setup Subtitles and languages Text language Subtitles Some digital TV broadcasters have several Text languages Switch subtitles on available. To set your primary and secondary Text language . . . To open the Subtitle menu, press SUBTITLE. You can set subtitles to On, Off or Automatic. 1 - Press ...
  • Page 27: Channel Installation

    To set the primary and secondary audio language . . . the  key to navigate the iTV pages. You can use the  (Play),  (Pause) and  (Stop) keys to watch 1 - Press  and select Setup and press OK. videos within iTV pages.
  • Page 28: Reinstall Channels

    With Channel list copy, you can copy the channels installed on screen. The update may take a few minutes. one TV onto another Philips TV of the same range. With In certain countries, the Automatic channel update is done while Channel list copy, you avoid the time-consuming channel search watching TV or any moment when the TV is in standby.
  • Page 29 successfully. Unplug the USB memory device. DVB-T + DVB-C To an already installed TV If you can use a DVB-T antenna input but also a DVB-C input, 1 - Verify the country setting of the TV. (To verify this setting, you can set up your TV for both DVB-T and DVB-C.
  • Page 30 To check the reception quality of a digital channel . . . Network frequency mode 1 - Tune to the channel. 2 - Press  and select Setup and press OK. If you intend to use the fast Quick scan method in Frequency 3 - Select Channel settings >...
  • Page 31: 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 32: Tv Guide

    Change day TV guide The TV guide can show scheduled programmes for the upcoming days (maximum up to 8 days). If the TV guide information comes from the broadcaster, you What you need can press CH  to view the schedule of one of the next days. Press CH ...
  • Page 33: Sources

    10.2 From standby Sources With the TV in standby, you can switch on a connected device 10.1 with your TV remote control. Sources list Play To switch on both disc player and TV from standby and start In the list of connections - the Source menu - you can find the playing the disc or programme immediately, press ...
  • Page 34: Timers And Clock

    To deactivate the Switch off timer . . . Timers and clock 1 - Press  and select Setup and press OK. 2 - Select TV settings > General settings > Switch off timer and set the slider bar to Off. 11.1 3 - Press , repeatedly if necessary, to close the menu.
  • Page 35: Games

    Games 12.1 Play a game With a game console connected to the TV, you can play games on TV. For more information on connecting a game console, press  Keywords and look up Game console, connect. Start a game 1 - Switch on the game console. 2 - Press SOURCES, select the game console and press OK.
  • Page 36: Your Photos, Videos And Music

    The menu bar Your photos, videos Navigate to the menu bar and select the type of file you want to watch or play. Select  Photos,  Music or  Videos. Alternatively, you and music can open the  Folders view and browse your folders to look for a file.
  • Page 37: Wi-fi Miracast

    • Shuffle Play music Plays your videos in a random order. • Repeat To play music, select  Music in the menu bar, select a song Plays a video once or continuously. and press OK. If there are more songs in the same folder, press ...
  • Page 38 4 - Press , repeatedly if necessary, to close the menu. Share a screen on TV Blocking a previously connected device To share the screen of your smartphone, tablet or computer on If you want to block a device that you previously connected, you the TV .
  • Page 39: Pause Tv

    Pause TV You can pause a TV broadcast and resume watching it later. Only digital TV channels can be paused. You must connect a USB Hard Drive to buffer the broadcast. You can pause a broadcast for a maximum time span of 90 minutes. ...
  • Page 40: Recording

    at the top of the page and press OK. 2 - With the programme highlighted, press  Record. The TV Recording adds some time buffer at the end of the programme. You can add some extra buffer if needed. 3 - Select Schedule and press OK. The programme is scheduled 15.1 for recording.
  • Page 41: Watch A Recording

    15.3 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),  (Pause) or ...
  • Page 42: Skype

    To make a video call on Skype, you need the separately sold 4 - Select the Password text field and enter your password. Philips PTA317 TV camera with a built-in microphone and a 5 - When done, select Sign in and press OK.
  • Page 43: Skype Menu

    password cannot contain a space. 16.4 Skype menu If you don't have a Skype Name and Password yet, you can create a new account on the sign in page on TV. When you have signed in successfully, Skype opens the Skype 1 - On the sign-in page, select New account and press OK.
  • Page 44: Contacts

    View or change your email address, check the amount of credit Add a phone number you have or view the subscription information, or write a message that reflects your mood. In Contacts, the list of your contacts, you can add a phone number as a contact.
  • Page 45: Calling On Skype

    1 - On the Contacts page, select the contact you want to call. Remove or rename 2 - Select Call and press OK. If your contact is on Skype and answers the call, you can talk to your contact. You can Remove or Rename contacts. 3 - To end the call, select ...
  • Page 46: Skype Credit

    Outgoing calls and press OK. 16.8 Skype credit To view new contact requests, select Contact requests and press OK. On Skype, you can buy Skype Credit or take a Skype To view and listen to your voicemails, select Voicemails and subscription.
  • Page 47 password for confirmation. If you allow a contact to send you a voicemail when you can't answer the call within 15 seconds and you are in another call, check the box of I am already in a call. If you allow a voicemail, when you declined a call, check the box of I decline an incoming call.
  • Page 48: Sign Out

    4 - Press  Done to store the camera viewpoint and to go back to your Skype call. 16.10 Sign out When you sign out of Skype, you are signing out your Skype account. Your Online status will change to Offline. Your contacts will not be able to call you.
  • Page 49: Smart Tv

    OK. The TV will ask you to enter your About Smart TV 4-digit code. Connect this Philips Smart LED TV to the Internet and discover 17.4 a new world of television. You can make a wired connection to your router or you can link up wirelessly with Wi-Fi.
  • Page 50: Rental Video Apps

    You can also Recommended Apps report an App malfunction. In this window, Philips presents a range of recommended Apps Manage your Apps for your country, Apps for Online TV or a selection of rental movies from Video stores.
  • Page 51: Online Tv

    To reset your connection with Smart TV, clear the Internet memory on the TV. You will clear your Philips Smart TV registration and parental rating setting, your video store app logins, all Smart TV app favourites, Internet bookmarks and history.
  • Page 52: Settings

    Languages Settings  Keywords and look up Audio language or Subtitles. Press Universal access 18.1  Keywords and look up Universal access for visually Press Setup menu and hearing impaired users settings. Channel installation Quick picture and sound settings Press ...
  • Page 53: Picture Settings

    or  (down). Picture style 4 - Press , repeatedly if necessary, to close the menu. For easy picture adjustment, you can select a preset setting with Picture style. Contrast 1 - Press  and select Setup and press OK. With Contrast, you can adjust the contrast of the picture.
  • Page 54 > Colour temperature. Brightness 3 - Press  (right) and select Normal, Warm or Cool. Select Custom if you want to set a colour temperature yourself. With Brightness, you can set the level of brightness of the 4 - Press , repeatedly if necessary, to close the menu. picture signal.
  • Page 55: Sound

    Noise reduction 3 - Select Shop and press OK. 4 - Press , repeatedly if necessary, to close the menu. With Noise reduction, you can filter out and reduce the level of image noise. To adjust the noise reduction . . . 18.3 1 - Press ...
  • Page 56 • If you select On, the TV speakers are always on. Treble With an audio device connected with HDMI CEC, you can use With Treble, you can adjust the level of high tones in the sound. one of the EasyLink settings. To adjust the level .
  • Page 57: Ambilight

    Ambilight effect across the room. If you don’t Ambilight 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. You can buy extra Philips Hue bulbs separately.
  • Page 58 You can select a maximum of 9 Philips hue bulbs for Network Ambilight+hue. In this first step, you will prepare the TV to find the Philips Hue To select the bulbs for Ambilight+hue… bridge. 1 - In the Configure Ambilight+hue menu, select Hue bulbs and The TV and the Philips Hue bridge must use the same network.
  • Page 59: Universal Access

    Immersion Lounge light mood With Immersion, you can adjust the level of the Ambilight effect When the TV is on standby, you can switch Ambilight on and for the Ambilight+hue bulbs. create a Lounge light effect in your room. To adjust the Ambilight+hue Immersion… •...
  • Page 60: Visually Impaired

    To switch on the commentary (if available) . . . Speech 1 - With Universal access switched on, press OPTIONS and The audio commentary can also hold subtitles for the words select Universal access. which are spoken. 2 - Select Audio description and press OK. 3 - Select Off, Speakers, Headphones, or Speakers + To switch on these subtitles (if available) .
  • Page 61: Specifications

    1 year. You can also find the power • Digital audio playback (ISO/IEC 13818-3) consumption values for this product on the Philips website for your country at www.philips.com/TV Note: See selected countries on the TV type plate...
  • Page 62: Display

    Width 1243.2 mm - Height 720.6 mm - Depth 78 mm - Weight • Diagonal screen size : ±16.8 kg - 55PFT6609 : 140 cm / 55 inch • with TV stand: • Display native resolution : 1920x1080p Width 1243.2 mm - Height 775.5 mm - Depth 280 mm - Weight ±18.4 kg...
  • Page 63 • Mac OS X – You can use any DLNA certified® media server software. • Mobile devices – Philips MyRemote - iOS, Android – Interoperability and performance may vary, depending on the capabilities of the mobile device and the software used.
  • Page 64: Software

    Acknowledgements and License Texts for any open source The TV software has been updated. You can use the TV again. software used in this Philips TV. To prevent an accidental update of the TV software, delete the autorun.upg file from the USB memory device.
  • Page 65 This is a document describing the distribution of the source animation extension to the popular PNG image-format. code used on the Philips TV, which fall either under the GNU This piece of software is made available under the terms and General Public License (the GPL), or the GNU Lesser General conditions of the libmng license, which can be found below.
  • Page 66 windows and multiple display layers on top of the Linux routines for read, write and erase. Presentation of the device's framebuffer without requiring any kernel modifications. contents to the user in an appropriate form will be handled by This piece of software is made available under the terms and the upper layers of the system.
  • Page 67 Source: http://sourceforge.net/projects/linux-ntfs A library provides an encrypted filesystem in user-space. Source: http://www.arg0.net/encfs fuse (2.8.4) Fuse is a simple interface for userspace programs to export a boost (1.15.0) virtual filesystem to the linux kernel. A library provides free peer-reviewed portable C++ source This piece of software is made available under the terms and libraries is used for encfs.
  • Page 68 The grep command searches one or more input files for lines text. containing a match to a specified pattern. By default, grep prints sed is typically used for extracting part of a file using pattern the matching lines. matching or substituting multiple occurrences of a string within a Source: http://www.gnu.org/software/grep/ file.
  • Page 69 Version 1.0 of the UPnP Device Architecture Specification. AES (aes-src-29-04-09.zip) Source: http://upnp.sourceforge.net/ Advanced Encryption Standard (AES) is a specification for the encryption of electronic data. Used inside Philips libraries. mDNSResponder (mDNSResponder-320.10.80) Source: http://gladman.plushost.co.uk/oldsite/AES/ The mDNSResponder project is a component of Bonjour, Apple's ease-of-use IP networking microhttpd (libmicrohttpd-0.9.9.tar.gz)
  • Page 70: Troubleshooting And Support

    Check the signal output of the connected device. screen Computer picture is not stable • When the TV is in standby, a Philips startup screen is displayed, then the TV returns to standby mode. This is normal Make sure that your PC uses the supported resolution and behaviour.
  • Page 71: Register

    TV. Choppy playback of USB files To solve any Philips TV related problem, you can consult our • The transfer performance of the USB storage device may limit online support. You can select your language and enter your the data transfer rate to the TV which causes poor playback.
  • Page 72: Consumer Care / Repair

    For support and repair, call the Consumer Care hotline in your country. Find the telephone number in the printed documentation that came with the TV. Or consult our website www.philips.com/support . TV model number and serial number You might be asked to provide the TV product model number and serial number.
  • Page 73: Safety And Care

    If liquids are spilt on or into the TV, disconnect the TV from the suitable support. power outlet immediately. • Teach children about the dangers of climbing on furniture to Contact Philips TV Consumer Care to have the TV checked reach the TV. before use. Risk of swallowing batteries ! •...
  • Page 74: Screen Care

    Lightning storms Disconnect the TV from the power outlet and antenna before lightning storms. During lightning storms, never touch any part of the TV, power cord or antenna cable. Risk of hearing damage Avoid using earphones or headphones at high volumes or for prolonged periods of time.
  • Page 75: Terms Of Use, Copyrights And Licenses

    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 76 All Rights Reserved. countries. Microsoft PlayReady Content owners use Microsoft PlayReady™ content access Skype technology to protect their intellectual property, including copyrighted content. This device uses PlayReady technology to access PlayReady- protected content and/or WMDRM-protected content. If the device fails to properly enforce restrictions on content usage, content owners may require Microsoft to revoke the device's Skype™...
  • Page 77: Index

    29 Colour, Colour enhancement 53 Colour, Colour temperature 53 Connectivity guide 11 Keyboard, connect 16 Consumer Care 72 Contact Philips 74 Language, audio 28 Contrast 55 Language, menus and messages 27 Contrast, Brightness 56 Language, original 30 Contrast, Contrast modes 54...
  • Page 78 Smart TV, PIN code 49 Smart TV, register 51 Parental rating 28 Smart TV, start page 51 Pause TV 39 Sound style 55 Philips hue 59 Sound, problems 71 Photo camera, connect 17 Standby 22 Photos, slideshow 36 Subtitles 26...
  • Page 79 Twitter 53 Universal access 59 Universal access, audio effect 60 Universal access, hearing impaired 61 Universal access, mixed volume 60 Universal access, Speakers / Headphones 60 Universal access, speech 60 USB flash drive, connect 17 USB Hard Drive, disc space 18 USB Hard Drive, installation 16 USB keyboard 18 USB mouse 19...
  • Page 80 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 N.V. All registered and unregistered trademarks are property of their respective owners.

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