Samsung | LA32T51B | Samsung LA32T51B User Manual

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LCD TV
- AFTER SALES SERVICE
LA27T51B
LA32T51B
- Do not hesitate to contact your retailer or service agent if a
change in the performance of your product indicates that a faulty
condition may be present.
Owner’s Instructions
Before operating the unit,
please read this manual thoroughly,
and retain it for future reference.
ON-SCREEN MENUS
PC DISPLAY
PICTURE IN PICTURE (PIP)
TELETEXT
This device is a Class B digital apparatus.
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Precautions When Displaying a Still Image
A still image may cause permanent damage to the TV screen.
• Do not display a still image on the LCD panel for more than 2 hours as it can cause screen image retention.
This image retention is also known as "screen burn".
To avoid such image retention, reduce the degree of brightness and contrast of the screen when displaying a still image.
•
Watching the LCD TV in 4:3 format for a long period of time may leave traces of borders displayed on the
left, right and center of the screen caused by the difference of light emission on the screen.
Playing a DVD or a game console may cause a similar effect to the screen.
Damages caused by the above effect are not covered by the Warranty.
•
Displaying still images from Video games and PC for longer than a certain period of time may produce partial after-images.
To prevent this effect, reduce the ‘brightness’ and ‘contrast’ when displaying still images.
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Contents
CONNECTING AND PREPARING YOUR TV
List of Parts ..............................................................
Installing the Stand ..................................................
Installing the Wall Mount Kit ................................
Viewing the Control Panel ........................................
Viewing the Connection Panel..................................
Viewing the Remote Control ....................................
Installing Batteries in the Remote Control ................
Switching On and Off................................................
Placing Your Television in Standby Mode ................
Plug & Play ..............................................................
SETTING THE OTHERS
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3
4
5
6
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Choosing Your Language ....................................14
Using the Energy Saving Feature ........................15
Setting the Blue Screen Mode /
Selecting the Melody ..........................................15
Selecting the Source ............................................15
Editing the Input Source Names ..........................16
USING THE TELETEXT FEATURE
Teletext Decoder ..................................................16
Displaying the Teletext Information ......................17
Selecting a Specific Teletext Page ......................17
Using Fastext to Select a Teletext Page ..............18
SETTING THE CHANNELS
Storing Channels Automatically................................ 7
Storing Channels Manually ...................................... 8
Editing the Channels ................................................ 8
SETTING THE PC
Setting up Your PC Software
(Based on Windows XP) ......................................18
Display Modes ......................................................18
Setting the PC ......................................................19
SETTING THE PICTURE
Changing the Picture Standard ................................ 9
Adjusting the Custom Picture .................................. 9
Changing the Colour Tone........................................ 10
Resetting the Picture Settings to the
Factory Defaults........................................................ 10
Changing the Picture Size ........................................ 10
Digital Noise Reduction / Dynamic Contrast ............ 11
Viewing the Picture In Picture (PIP) ........................ 11
RECOMMENDATIONS FOR USE
SETTING THE SOUND
Changing the Sound Standard ............................12
Adjusting the Sound Settings ..............................12
Adjusting the Volume Automatically ....................12
Listening to the Sound of the Sub Picture............13
SETTING THE TIME
Setting and Displaying the Current Time..............13
Setting the Sleep Timer ........................................13
Switching the Television
On and Off Automatically......................................14
Symbol
Press
Important
Note
One-Touch
Button
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Troubleshooting:
Before Contacting Service Personnel ..................20
Technical and Environmental Specifications ......20
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CONNECTING AND PREPARING YOUR TV
List of Parts
Please make sure the following items are included with your LCD TV.
If any items are missing, contact your dealer.
M4 X L16
Remote Control &
Batteries (AAA x 2)
Owner’s Instructions
Power Cord
Warranty card
Cover-Bottom
Service Network Card
Stand Screw X 4
Safety Guide
Registration Cards
Warranty card / Service Network Card / Safety Guide / Registration Cards (Not available in all locations)
Installing the Stand
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1. Place the TV faced down on a soft cloth or cushion on a table.
2. Put the stand into the hole at the bottom of the TV.
3. Insert screw into the hole indicated and tighten.
Installing the Wall Mount Kit
Wall mount items (sold separately) allow you to mount the TV on the wall.
For detailed information on installing the wall mount, see the instructions provided with the Wall Mount
items. Contact a technician for assistance when installing the wall mounted bracket.
Samsung Electronics is not responsible for any damage to the product or injury to yourself or others
if you elect to install the TV on your own.
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Viewing the Control Panel
The product colour and shape may vary depending on the model.
SOURCE
Toggles between all the available input sources
(TV, AV1, AV2, S-Video, Component1,
Component2, PC, DVI).
In the on-screen menu, use this button as you use
the ENTER
button on the remote control.
(HEADPHONE JACK)
Connect a set of external headphones to this jack
for private listening.
(POWER)
Press to turn the TV on and off.
POWER INDICATOR
Blinks and turns off when the power is on and lights
up in stand-by mode.
MENU
Press to see an on-screen menu of your TV’s
features.
SPEAKERS
Press to decrease or increase the volume.
In the on-screen menu, use the
buttons
as you use the and buttons on the remote
control.
REMOTE CONTROL SENSOR
Aim the remote control towards this spot on the TV.
Press to change channels.
In the on-screen menu, use the
buttons
as you use the and buttons on the remote
control.
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Viewing the Connection Panel
Power Input
Whenever you connect an external device to your TV, make sure that power on the unit is turned off.
When connecting an external device, match the colour of the connection terminal to the cable.
Connecting DVI
- Connect the DVI connector to the DVD connector.
- Connect the stereo audio cable (optional) to "R - AUDIO - L" on the rear of your set and the other ends to the corresponding
audio out connectors on the A/V device.
- DVI does not support PC function.
- This LCD TV displays the optimum picture in 720p mode.
Connecting Computer
- Connect the D- Sub cable (optional) to “PC (PC IN)” on the rear of your set and the other end to the
Video Card of your computer.
- Connect the stereo audio cable (optional) to “AUDIO (PC IN)” on the rear of your set and the other end to “Audio Out” of the
sound card on your computer.
Connecting an Aerial or Cable Television Network
To view television channels correctly, a signal must be received by the set from one of the following sources:
- An outdoor aerial / A cable television network / A satellite network
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Connecting External A/V Devices
- Connect RCA (optional) or S-VIDEO cable (optional) to an appropriate external A/V device such as VCR, DVD or Camcorder.
- Connect RCA audio cables (optional) to “R - AUDIO - L” on the rear of your set and the other ends to corresponding audio
out connectors on the A/V device.
Connecting Component Devices (DTV/DVD)
- Connect component video cables (optional) to component connector (“PR”, “PB”, “Y”) on the rear of your set and the other
ends to corresponding component video out connectors on the DTV or DVD.
- If you wish to connect both the Set-Top Box and DTV (or DVD), you should connect the Set-Top Box to the DTV (or DVD)
and connect the DTV (or DVD) to component connector (“PR”, “PB”, “Y”) on your set.
- The PR, PB and Y connectors on your component devices (DTV or DVD) are sometimes labeled Y, B-Y and
R-Y or Y, Cb and Cr.
- Connect RCA audio cables (optional) to “R - AUDIO - L” on the rear of your set and the other ends to corresponding audio
out connectors on the DTV or DVD.
- This LCD TV displays the optimum picture in 720p mode.
Kensington Lock
- The Kensington lock (optional) is a device used to physically fix the system when used in a public place.
- If you want to use a locking device, contact the dealer where you purchased the TV.
Viewing the Remote Control
Television Standby button
Control the cursor in the menu
Number buttons for direct
channel access
Picture effect selection
One/Two-digit channel selection
Picture-In-Picture On/Off
Volume increase
Volume decrease
Temporary sound switch-off
Displays the main on-screen menu
Sound mode selection
Sound effect selection
Press to automatically store
selected TV/cable channels
Use to store and delete
channels to/from memory
Picture size selection
Automatic Power-off
Selects the PC mode directly
Teletext Functions
Teletext hold
Teletext display/mix both
teletext information and the
normal broadcast
Teletext index
Teletext store
Teletext sub page
Picture freeze
Selects the TV mode directly
Exit from the teletext display
Previous channel
P
P
P
P
Teletext mode selection (LIST/FLOF)
: Next channel
: Previous channel
Available source selection
Use to see information on the
current broadcast
Exit the on-screen menu
: Teletext next page
: Teletext previous page
Teletext reveal
Teletext cancel
Teletext size selection
Fastext topic selection
The performance of the remote control may be affected by bright light.
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Installing Batteries in the Remote Control
1.
Slide the cover out completely.
2.
Install two AAA size batteries.
3.
Replace the cover.
Make sure to match the “+” and “–” ends of the batteries with the diagram inside the compartment.
Remove the batteries and store them in a cool, dry place if you won’t be using the
remote control for a long time. The remote control can be used up to about 23 feet from
the TV. (Assuming typical TV usage, the batteries last for about one year.)
If the remote control doesn’t work, check the following:
1. Is the TV power on?
2. Are the plus and minus ends of the batteries reversed?
3. Are the batteries drained?
4. Is there a power outage, or is the power cord unplugged?
5. Is there a special fluorescent light or neon sign nearby?
Switching On and Off
The mains lead is attached to the rear of your set.
1.
Plug the mains lead into an appropriate socket.
2.
Press the POWER
The standby indicator lights up on the front of the set.
button on the front of the set.
The programme that you were watching last is reselected automatically.
3.
Press the numeric button (0~9) or channel up/down (
button on the right side of the set.
/
) button on the remote control or
When you switch the set on for the very first time, you will be asked to choose language in which the menus
are to be displayed.
4.
To switch your set off, press the POWER
button again.
Placing Your Television in Standby Mode
Your set can be placed in standby mode in order to reduce the power consumption. The standby mode
can be useful when you wish to interrupt viewing temporarily (during a meal, for example).
1.
Press the POWER
button on the remote control.
The screen is turned off and a red standby indicator appears on the front of your set.
2.
To switch your set back on, simply press the POWER
up/down ( / ) button again.
, numeric buttons (0~9) or channel
Do not leave your set in standby mode for long periods of time (when you are away on holiday, for example).
It is best to unplug the set from the mains and aerial.
Plug & Play
When the TV is initially powered on, several basic settings proceed
automatically and subsequently. The following settings are available.
1.
Press the POWER
button on the remote control.
The message “Plug & Play” is displayed.
2.
Select the appropriate language by pressing the or button.
Press the ENTER
button to confirm your choice.
3.
The message “Check antenna input.” is displayed with “OK” selected.
Press the ENTER
button.
Please check that the antenna cable is connected correctly.
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4.
Select the appropriate country by pressing the or button.
Press the ENTER
button to confirm your choice.
5.
The “Auto Store” menu is displayed with the “Start” selected.
Press the ENTER
button.
The channel search will start and end automatically.
After all the available channels are stored, the “Clock Set” menu appears.
Press the ENTER
button at any time to interrupt the memorization process.
6.
Press the ENTER
button.
Select the “Hour” or “Minute” by pressing the or button.
Set the “Hour” or “Minute” by pressing the or button.
You can also set the hour and minute by pressing the number buttons on the
remote control.
7.
Press the ENTER
button to confirm your setting.
Language: Select your language.
Country: Select your country.
Auto Store: Automatically scans for and stores channels available in the local area.
Clock Set: Sets the current time for the TV clock.
If you want to reset this feature...
1.
Press the MENU button to display the menu.
Press the or button to select “Setup”, then press the ENTER
2.
Press the ENTER
3.
This will change or reset the settings.
button.
button again, to select “Plug & Play”.
SETTING THE CHANNELS
- Storing Channels Automatically (Refer to page 7)
- Storing Channels Manually (Refer to page 8)
- Editing the Channels (Refer to page 8)
Storing Channels Automatically
You can scan for the frequency ranges available to you (and availability depends on your country).
Automatically allocated programme numbers may not correspond to actual or desired programme
numbers. However, you can sort numbers manually and clear any channels you do not wish to watch.
1.
Press the MENU button to display the menu.
Press the or button to select “Channel”, then press the ENTER
2.
Press the ENTER
3.
Select the appropriate country by pressing the or button.
Press the ENTER
button to confirm your choice.
button.
button to select “Area”.
4.
Press the or button to select “Auto Store”, then press the ENTER
5.
Press the ENTER
button.
button.
The TV will begin memorizing all of the available channels.
Press the ENTER
button at any time to interrupt the memorization process and return to the “Channel” menu.
6.
After all the available channels are stored, the “Sort” menu appears.
Channels can be stored automatically by simply pressing the AUTO PROG. button on
the remote control.
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Storing Channels Manually
You can store up to 100 channels, including those received via cable networks.
When storing channels manually, you can choose:
Whether or not to store each of the channels found.
The programme number of each stored channel which you wish to identify.
1.
Press the MENU button to display the menu.
Press the or button to select “Channel”, then press the ENTER
2.
Press the or button to select “Manual Store”, then press the ENTER
3.
Press the ENTER
4.
To assign a programme number to a channel, find the correct number by pressing the or button
and then press the ENTER
button.
5.
Press the or button to select “Colour System”, then press the ENTER
6.
Select the colour standard required by pressing the or button then, press the ENTER
7.
Press the or button to select “Sound System”, then press the ENTER
8.
Select the sound standard required by pressing the or button, then press the ENTER
button.
button.
button to select “Programme”.
You can also set a programme number by pressing number buttons on the remote control.
button.
button.
button.
button.
If there is an abnormal sound or no sound, re-select the sound system required.
9.
If you know the number of the channel to be stored, press the or button to select “Channel”.
Press the ENTER
button. Select C (Air channel) or S (Cable channel) by pressing the or button.
Press the button to select channel. Select the required number by pressing the or button and then
press the ENTER
button.
Channel mode: P (Programme mode), C (Air channel mode), S (Cable channel mode)
You can also set a channel number by pressing number buttons on the remote control.
10. If you do not know the channel numbers, press the or button to select “Search”. Press the
ENTER
button. Search by pressing the or button and then press the ENTER
button.
11. Press the or button to select “Store”. Press the ENTER
button to select “OK”.
12. Repeat steps 3 to 11 for each channel to be stored.
Programme: Selects a program number for the channel.
Colour System: Sets the colour supporting system.
Sound System: Sets the sound supporting system.
Channel: Selects a channel.
Search: Scans for the frequency value for the channel.
Store: Saves your settings.
Editing the Channels
You can exclude the channels you chose from the channels you scanned. When you scan through
the stored channels, those you have chosen to skip are not displayed.
All channels that you do not specifically choose to skip are displayed during scanning.
1.
Use the number buttons to directly select the channel that will be added or deleted.
2.
Press the MENU button to display the menu.
Press the or button to select “Channel”, then press the ENTER
3.
Press the or button to select “Add/Delete”, then press the ENTER
4.
Repeatedly pressing the ENTER
5.
Press the P
6.
Press the EXIT button to exit.
/
button.
button.
button will alternate between add channel and delete channel.
buttons to switch to the appropriate channel, then repeat above.
You can view any channel (including an erased channel) by using the number buttons on the remote control.
You can also add or delete channel by simply pressing the ADD/DEL button on the
remote control.
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SETTING THE PICTURE
Changing the Picture Standard
You can select the type of picture which best corresponds to your
viewing requirements.
You can also press the
P.MODE button on the remote
control to select one of the
picture settings.
1.
Press the MENU button to display the menu. Press the or button to select “Picture”, then press the ENTER
button.
2.
Press the ENTER
button again, to select “Mode”.
3.
Press the ENTER
button again, to select “Mode”.
4.
Press the or button to select the desired picture effect.
Press the ENTER
button.
5.
Press the EXIT button to exit.
Dynamic: Selects the picture for high-definition in a bright room.
Standard: Selects the picture for optimum display in a normal environment.
Movie: Selects the picture for comfortable display in a dark room.
Custom: Select to view your favorite display settings.
(Refer to “Adjusting the Custom Picture” on page 9)
The Picture mode must be adjusted separately for each input source.
You can return to the factory defaults picture settings by selecting the “Reset”.
(Refer to “Resetting the Picture Settings to the Factory Defaults” on page 10)
Adjusting the Custom Picture
Your set has several settings which allow you to control picture quality.
1.
To select the desired picture effect, follow the
“Changing the Picture Standard” instructions number 1 to 4 on page 9.
2.
Press the or button to select a particular item.
Press the ENTER
button.
3.
Press the or button to decrease or increase the value of a
particular item. Press the ENTER
button.
4.
Press the EXIT button to exit.
Contrast: Adjusts the lightness and darkness between objects and the background.
Brightness: Adjusts the brightness of the whole screen.
Sharpness: Adjusts the outline of objects to either sharpen them or make them more dull.
Colour: Adjusts the colours, making them lighter or darker.
Tint: Adjusts the colour of objects, making them more red or green for a more natural look.
The adjusted values are stored according to the selected Picture mode.
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Changing the Colour Tone
You can select the most comfortable colour tone to your eyes.
1.
To select the desired picture effect, follow the
“Changing the Picture Standard” instructions number 1 to 4 on page 9.
2.
Press the or button to select “Colour Tone”, then press the
ENTER
button.
3.
Press the or button to select the desired colour tone setting.
Press the ENTER
button.
4.
Press the EXIT button to exit.
Cool2: Makes the colour temperature
bluer than “Cool1” menu.
Cool1: Makes whites bluish.
Normal: Keeps whites white.
Warm1: Makes whites reddish.
Warm2: Makes the colour temperature
redder than “Warm1” menu.
The adjusted values are stored according to the selected Picture mode.
Resetting the Picture Settings to the Factory Defaults
You can return to the factory defaults picture settings.
1.
To select the desired picture effect, follow the
“Changing the Picture Standard” instructions number 1 to 4 on page 9.
2.
Press the or button to select “Reset”, then press the
ENTER
button.
3.
Press the EXIT button to exit.
The “Reset” will be set for each picture mode.
Changing the Picture Size
You can select the picture size which best corresponds to your
viewing requirements.
You can select these options
by simply pressing the P.SIZE
button on the remote control.
1.
Press the MENU button to display the menu. Press the or button to
select “Picture”, then press the ENTER
button.
2.
Press the or button to select “Size”, then press the
ENTER
button.
3.
Select the required option by pressing the or button.
Press the ENTER
button.
4.
Press the EXIT button to exit.
16:9: Adjusts the picture size to 16:9 appropriate for DVDs or wide broadcasting.
Zoom: Magnifies the 16:9 wide picture (in the vertical direction) to fit the screen size.
4:3: This is the default setting for a video movie or normal broadcasting.
In PC Mode, only “16:9” and “4:3” mode can be adjusted.
Select
by pressing the or buttons.
Use the or button to move the picture up and down.
After selecting
, use the or button to magnify or reduce the picture size in
the vertical direction.
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Digital Noise Reduction / Dynamic Contrast
Digital NR:
If the broadcast signal received by your TV is weak, you can activate the
Digital Noise Reduction feature to help reduce any static and ghosting
that may appear on the screen.
Dynamic Contrast:
Dynamic Contrast detects the visual signal input and adjusts to create
optimum contrast.
1.
Press the MENU button to display the menu. Press the or button to
select “Picture”, then press the ENTER
button.
2.
Press the or button to select “Digital NR” or
“Dynamic Contrast”. Press the ENTER
button.
3.
Press the or button to select “Off” or “On”. Press the ENTER
4.
Press the EXIT button to exit.
button.
These functions don’t work in PC mode.
Viewing the Picture In Picture (PIP)
You can display a sub picture within the main picture of set
programme or video input. In this way, you can watch the picture of set
programme or video input from any connected equipment while watching
the main picture.
1.
Press the MENU button to display the menu. Press the or button to
select “Picture”, then press the ENTER
button.
2.
Press the or button to select “PIP”, then press the ENTER
3.
Press the ENTER
button again.
Press the or button to select “On”, then press ENTER
button.
button.
PIP is available only in PC mode and will be unavailable for other modes.
Press the PIP button on the
remote control repeatedly to
activate or deactivate the “PIP”.
Press the or button to select “Source”,
then press ENTER
button. Select a source of the sub picture by
pressing the or button and press the ENTER
button.
4.
The sub picture can serve different source selections based on what the main
picture is set to.
5.
Press the or button to select “Position”, then press the ENTER
button. Select the position of the sub picture by pressing the or button and then press the ENTER
button.
6.
Press the or button to select “Prog.” and then press the ENTER
button. You can select the channel that you want to view through sub
picture by pressing the or button. Press the ENTER
button.
7.
Press the EXIT button to exit.
The “Prog.” can be active when the sub picture is set to TV.
Source: Selecting a signal source (external A/V) for PIP.
Position: Used to move the sub picture.
Prog.: Used to Change the sub picture.
PIP Settings
Sub
Main
PC
(O: PIP operates, X: PIP doesn’t operate)
TV
AV1
AV2
S-Video
Component1
Component2
PC
DVI
O
O
O
O
X
X
X
X
When the main picture is PC, the sub picture only supports TV, AV and S-VIDEO.
The sub picture does not support other input sources in this case.
You may notice that the picture in the PIP window becomes slightly unnatural
when you use the main screen to view a game or karaoke.
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SETTING THE SOUND
Changing the Sound Standard
You can select the type of the special sound effect to be used when
watching a given broadcast.
You can also select these
options by simply pressing the
S.MODE button on the remote
control.
1.
Press the MENU button to display the menu. Press the or button to
select “Sound”, then press the ENTER
button.
2.
Press the ENTER
3.
Select the required sound effect by pressing the or button repeatedly
and then press the ENTER
button.
4.
Press the EXIT button to exit.
button again, to select “Mode”.
Standard: Selects the normal sound mode.
Music: Emphasizes music over voices.
Movie: Provides live and full sound for movies.
Speech: Emphasizes voices over other sounds.
Custom: Selects your custom sound settings.
(Refer to “Adjusting the Sound Settings” on page 12)
Adjusting the Sound Settings
The sound settings can be adjusted to suit your personal preferences.
1.
Press the MENU button to display the menu. Press the or button to
select “Sound”, then press the ENTER
button.
2.
Press the or button to select “Equalizer”, then press the
ENTER
button.
3.
Press the or button to select a particular item.
Press the ENTER
button.
4.
Press the or button to reach the required setting.
Press the ENTER
button.
5.
Press the EXIT button to exit.
If you make any changes to these settings, the Sound Mode is automatically
switched to “Custom”.
Adjusting the Volume Automatically
Each broadcasting station has its own signal conditions, and so it is not
easy for you to adjust the volume every time the channel is changed.
This feature let you automatically adjust the volume of the desired
channel by lowering the sound output when the modulation signal is
high or by raising the sound output when the modulation signal is low.
1.
Press the MENU button to display the menu. Press the or button to
select “Sound”, then press the ENTER
button.
2.
Press the or button to select “Auto Volume”, then press the
ENTER
button.
3.
Press the or button to select “Off” or “On”. Press the ENTER
4.
Press the EXIT button to exit.
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Listening to the Sound of the Sub Picture
During the PIP feature is activating, you can listen to the sound of the
sub picture.
1.
Press the MENU button to display the menu. Press the or button to
select “Sound”, then press the ENTER
button.
2.
Press the or button to select “Sound Select”, then press the
ENTER
button.
3.
Press the or button to select “Sub”. Press the ENTER
4.
Press the EXIT button to exit.
button.
Main: Used to listen to the sound of the main picture.
Sub: Used to listen to the sound of the sub picture.
You can select this option when the “PIP” is set to “On”.
SETTING THE TIME
Setting and Displaying the Current Time
You can set the TV’s clock so that the current time is displayed when
you press the INFO button. You must also set the time if you wish to
use the automatic On/Off timers.
1.
Press the MENU button to display the menu. Press the or button to
select “Setup”, then press the ENTER
button.
2.
Press the or button to select “Time”, then press the ENTER
3.
Press the ENTER
4.
To...
Press the...
Move to “Hour”, “Minute” or “am/pm”
or button.
Set the “Hour”, “Minute” or “am/pm”
or button.
Press the ENTER
5.
button.
button to select “Clock Set”.
button.
Press the EXIT button to exit.
If you disconnect the power cord, you have to set the clock again.
You can also set hour and minute by pressing the number buttons on the remote control.
Setting the Sleep Timer
You can select a time period of between 30 and 180 minutes after which
the television automatically switches to standby mode.
Press the SLEEP button on
the remote control repeatedly
until the appropriate time
interval appears.
1.
Press the MENU button to display the menu. Press the or button to
select “Setup”, then press the ENTER
button.
2.
Press the or button to select “Time”, then press the ENTER
3.
Press the or button to select “Sleep Timer”, then press the
ENTER
button.
4.
Press the or button repeatedly until the desired time appears
(Off, 30, 60, 90, 120, 150, 180). Press the ENTER
button.
5.
Press the EXIT button to exit.
The TV automatically switches to standby mode when the timer reaches 0.
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Switching the Television On and Off Automatically
You can set the On/Off timers so that the set will:
Switch on automatically and tune to the channel of your choice at
the time you select.
Switch off automatically at the time you select.
1.
Press the MENU button to display the menu. Press the or button to
select “Setup”, then press the ENTER
button.
2.
Press the or button to select “Time”, then press the
ENTER
button.
3.
Press the or button to select “On Timer”, then press the
ENTER
button.
4.
Press the or button to adjust “Hour”, then press the button to
move to the next step. Set other items using the same method as above.
When finished, press the ENTER
button to return.
5.
Press the or button to select “Off Timer”,
then press the ENTER
button.
6.
Press the or button to adjust “Hour”, then press the button to
move to the next step. Set other items using the same method as above.
When finished, press the ENTER
button to return.
7.
Press the EXIT button to exit.
The first step is to set the television’s clock.
You can also set hour and minute by pressing the number buttons on the remote control.
The "Setup" setting must be set to "On" in order for the timers to work.
SETTING THE OTHERS
Choosing Your Language
When you start using your set for the first time, you must select the
language which will be used for displaying menus and indications.
1.
Press the MENU button to display the on-screen menu.
Press the or button to select “Setup”, then press the
ENTER
button.
2.
Press the or button to select “Language”,
then press the ENTER
button.
3.
Select a particular language by pressing the or button repeatedly.
Press the ENTER
button.
4.
Press the EXIT button to exit.
You can choose one of 4 languages.
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Using the Energy Saving Feature
This feature adjusts the brightness of TV so as to reduce the power
consumption. When you watching TV at night, set the "Energy Saving "
mode option to "High" so as to reduce the dazzling of your eyes as well
as the power consumption.
1.
Press the MENU button to display the on-screen menu.
Press the or button to select “Setup”, then press the
ENTER
button.
2.
Press the or button to select “Energy Saving”,
then press the ENTER
button.
3.
Select the required option (Off, Low, Medium, High) by pressing
the or button.
Press the ENTER
button.
4.
Press the EXIT button to exit.
This function does not work in PC mode.
Setting the Blue Screen Mode / Selecting the Melody
Blue Screen:
If no signal is being received or the signal is very weak, a blue screen
automatically replaces the noisy picture background. If you wish to
continue viewing the poor picture, you must set the "Blue Screen"
mode to "Off".
Melody:
You can hear melody sound when the television is powered on or off.
1.
Press the MENU button to display the menu. Press the or button to
select “Setup”, then press the ENTER
button.
2.
Press the or button to select “Blue Screen” or “Melody”.
Press the ENTER
button.
3.
Press the or button to select “Off” or “On”.
Press the ENTER
button.
4.
Press the EXIT button to exit.
Selecting the Source
You can select among external sources connected to
your TV’s input jacks.
1.
Press the MENU button to display the menu.
Press the ENTER
button, to select “Input”.
2.
Press the ENTER
button again, to select “Source List”.
When no external device is connected to your set, only “TV” are activated in
the “Source List”. “AV1”, “AV1”, “S-Video”, “Component1”, “Component2”,
“PC”, “DVI” are activated only when they are connected to your set.
3.
Select the required device by pressing the or button.
Press the ENTER
button.
Press the SOURCE button on the remote control to toggel between all the available
source. TV mode can be selected by pressing the TV or P /
button on the
remote control but you cannot select it by pressing the SOURCE button.
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Editing the Input Source Names
Name the device connected to the input jacks to make your input
source selection easier.
1.
Press the MENU button to display the menu.
Press the ENTER
button, to select “Input”.
2.
Press the or button to select “Edit Name”, then press the
ENTER
button.
3.
Press the or button to select the device that you wish to edit.
Press the ENTER
button.
4.
Press the or button to select the required device.
Press the ENTER
button.
5.
Press the EXIT button to exit.
USING THE TELETEXT FEATURE
Teletext Decoder
Most set channels carry “ teletext ”, pages of written
information that provide information such as:
Television programme times.
News bulletins and Weather forecasts.
Sports results.
Subtitles for the hard of hearing.
The teletext pages are organized according to six categories:
Part
Contents
A
Selected page number.
B
Broadcasting station identity.
C
Current page number or search status.
D
Date and time.
E
Text.
F
Status information.
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Displaying the Teletext Information
You can display teletext information at any time, but signal reception
must be good. Otherwise:
Information may be missing.
Some pages may not be displayed.
To activate the teletext mode and display the contents page:
1.
Using the P
(
teletext service.
) or P
2.
Press the TTX/MIX (
(
) button, select the channel providing the
) button to activate the teletext mode.
The contents page is displayed. It can be redisplayed at any time by pressing
the MENU (
) button.
3.
Press the TTX/MIX (
) button again.
The actual broadcast will be displayed simultaneously with the teletext page
on the screen.
4.
Press the TV(
) button again to exit from the Text display.
If any broken character appears while Text is being viewed, make sure that the
Text language is identical with the language in the “Setup” menu mode. If both languages
are different, select the same language with the Text language on the “Setup” menu.
Selecting a Specific Teletext Page
Press the number buttons on the remote control to enter the page
number directly:
1.
Enter the three-digit page number listed in the contents by pressing the
corresponding numeric buttons.
2.
If the selected page is linked with several secondary pages, the secondary
pages are displayed in sequence. To freeze the display on a given page,
press the
(
). Press the
(
) button again to resume.
3.
Using the various display options:
To display...
Press the...
Both teletext information and the normal broadcast
TTX/MIX (
Hidden text (answers to quiz games, for example)
INFO (
)
The normal screen
INFO (
)
A secondary page, by entering its 4-digit number
ADD/DEL (
The next page
The previous page
P
Double-size letters in the:
Upper half of the screen
Lower half of the screen
SLEEP (
Once
Twice
Normal screen
Three times
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(
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Using Fastext to Select a Teletext Page
The various topics included in the teletext pages are colour-coded, and can
be selected by pressing the coloured buttons on the remote control.
1.
Display the teletext contents page by pressing the
TTX/MIX (
) button.
2.
Press the coloured button corresponding to the topic that you wish to
select (The available topics are listed on the status information line).
3.
Press the Red button to display the previous page.
Press the Green button to display the next page.
4.
Press the TV(
) button again to exit from the Text display.
SETTING THE PC
Setting up Your PC Software (Based on Windows XP)
The Windows display-settings for a typical computer are shown below. The actual screens on your PC
may be different depending upon your particular version of Windows and your particular video card.
Even if your actual screens look different, the same, basic set-up information will apply in almost all
cases. (If not, contact your computer manufacturer or Samsung Dealer.)
1.
First, click on “Control Panel” on the Windows start menu.
2.
When the control panel window appears, click on “Appearance and Themes” and a
display dialog-box will appear.
3.
When the control panel window appears, click on “Display” and a display
dialog-box will appear.
4.
Navigate to the “Settings” tab on the display dialog-box.
The correct size setting (resolution): Optimum- 1360 X 768
If a vertical-frequency option exists on your display settings dialog box, the correct
value is “60” or “60 Hz”. Otherwise, just click “OK” and exit the dialog box.
Display Modes
Both screen position and size will vary depending on the type of PC monitor and its resolution.
The resolutions in the table are recommended. (All resolutions between the supported limits are supported)
Mode
Resolution
Horizontal
Frequency (kHz)
Vertical
Frequency (Hz)
Pixel Clock
Frequency (MHz)
Sync Polarity
(H/V)
IBM
640 x 480
720 x 400
31.469
31.469
59.940
70.087
25.175
28.322
-/-/+
VESA
640 x 480
640 x 480
800 x 600
800 x 600
800 x 600
1024 x 768
1024 x 768
1024 x 768
1360 x 768
37.861
37.500
37.879
48.077
46.875
48.364
56.476
60.023
47.712
72.809
75.000
60.317
72.188
75.000
60.000
70.069
75.029
60.015
31.500
31.500
40.000
50.000
49.500
65.000
75.000
78.750
85.800
-/-/+ /+
+ /+
+ /+
-/-/+ /+
+ /+
The interlace mode is not supported.
The set might operate abnormally if a non-standard video format is selected.
DVI does not support PC function.
Separate and Composite modes are supported. SOG is not supported.
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Setting the PC
Coarse and Fine Tuning of the Image (Image Lock):
The purpose of picture quality adjustment is to remove or reduce picture
noise. If the noise is not removed by Fine-tuning alone, then adjust the
frequency as best as possible (coarse) and Fine-tune again. After the noise
has been reduced, re-adjust the picture so that it is aligned on the center of
screen.
Press the PC button on the
remote control to select the
PC mode.
1.
Preset: Press the PC button to select PC mode.
2.
Press the MENU button to display the menu.
Press the or button to select “Setup”,
then press the ENTER
button.
3.
Press the or button to select “PC”, then
press the ENTER
button.
4.
Press the ENTER
5.
Press the or button to select “Coarse” or “Fine”,
then press the ENTER
button.
6.
Press the or button to adjust the screen quality.
Press the ENTER
button.
7.
Press the EXIT button to exit.
button to select “Image Lock”.
Changing the Image Position (Position):
Adjust the PC’s screen positioning if it does not fit the TV screen.
1.
Follow the “Coarse and Fine Tuning of the Image (Image Lock)”
instructions number 1 to 3.
2.
Press the or button to select “Position”,
then press the ENTER
button.
3.
Press the or button to adjusting the Vertical-Position.
Press the or button to adjust the Horizontal-Position.
Press the ENTER
button.
4.
Press the EXIT button to exit.
Initializing the Image Settings (Image Reset):
You can replace all image settings with the factory default values.
1.
Follow the “Coarse and Fine Tuning of the Image (Image Lock)”
instructions number 1 to 3.
2.
Press the or button to select “Image Reset”,
then press the ENTER
button.
3.
Press the EXIT button to exit.
Adjusting the PC Screen Automatically (Auto Adjustment):
Auto adjustment allows the PC screen of set to self-adjust to the
incoming PC video signal. The values of fine, coarse and position are
adjusted automatically.
1.
Follow the “Coarse and Fine Tuning of the Image (Image Lock)”
instructions number 1 to 3.
2.
Press the or button to select “Auto Adjustment”,
then press the ENTER
button.
3.
Press the EXIT button to exit.
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RECOMMENDATIONS FOR USE
Troubleshooting: Before Contacting Service Personnel
No sound or picture
Normal picture but no sound
Check the volume.
Check whether the MUTE
No picture or black and white picture
Adjust the colour settings.
Check that the broadcast system selected is correct.
Sound and picture interference
Try to identify the electrical appliance that is affecting the set and move it further away.
Plug your set into a different mains socket.
Blurred or snowy picture,
distorted sound
Check the direction, location and connections of your aerial.
This interference is often due to the use of an indoor aerial.
Remote control malfunctions
Replace the remote control batteries.
Clean the upper edge of the remote control (transmission window).
Check the battery terminals.
“Check signal cable.”
message is displayed.
Check that the signal cable is firmly connected to the PC or video sources.
Check that the PC or video sources are turned on.
On PC mode, “Mode Not Supported.”
message is displayed.
Check the maximum resolution and the frequency of the video adaptor.
Compare these values with the data in the Display Modes.
Check that the mains lead has been connected to a wall socket.
Check that you have pressed the POWER
buttons on the front of the set.
Check the picture contrast and brightness settings.
Check the volume.
button has been pressed on the remote control.
The TFT LCD panel uses a panel consisting of sub pixels (3,133,440) which require sophisticated technology to produce.
However, there may be few bright or dark pixels on the screen. These pixels will have no impact on the performance of the product.
Technical and Environmental Specifications
Model Name
LA27T51B
LA32T51B
Panel
Size
Display Size
Pixel Pitch
27” Diagonal (16:9)
603.22 (H) x 341.98 (V) mm
0.1460 (H) x 0.4365 (V) mm
32” Diagonal (16:9)
697.68 (H) x 392.26 (V) mm
0.51075 (H) x 0.51075 (V) mm
30~61 kHz / 60~75 Hz
30~61 kHz / 60~75 Hz
Frequency
Horizontal / Vertical
1360 x 768 @ 60 Hz
1360 x 768 @ 60 Hz
Power Supply (Input)
AC100-240V±10% ~ 60/50 Hz
AC100-240V±10% ~ 60/50 Hz
Power Consumption
Normal / Power Saving
140 W / < 2.0 W
170 W / < 2.0 W
766.5 x 96.0 x 459.0 mm
766.5 x 203.8 x 505.5 mm
914.5 x 104.0 x 528.8 mm
914.5 x 247.5 x 591.5 mm
12.0 kg (26.46 lbs)
15.0 kg (33.07 lbs)
10 °C to 40 °C (50 °F to 104 °F)
10 % to 80 %, non-condensing
-20 °C to 45 °C (-4 °F to 113 °F)
5 % to 95 %, non-condensing
10 °C to 40 °C (50 °F to 104 °F)
10 % to 80 %, non-condensing
-20 °C to 45 °C (-4 °F to 113 °F)
5 % to 95 %, non-condensing
5WX2
7.5 W X 2
PC Resolution (Optimum)
Dimension (WxDxH)
Body
With stand
Weight
With stand
Environmental Considerations
Operating Temperature
Operating Humidity
Storage Temperature
Storage Humidity
Sound
Output
Design and specifications are subject to change without prior notice.
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