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PDP DISPLAY
quick start guide
P50HP ,P50FP ,P63FP
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Introduction
Package Contents
Note
Please make sure the following items are included with your PDP Display.
If any items are missing, contact your dealer.
Contact a local dealer to buy optional items.
Checking the Contents of the Package
Remove the lock from the package box, as shown in the figure above.
Lift up the package box by Check the contents of the Remove the Styrofoam
holding the grooves on
package.
and vinyl cover.
both sides of the package
box.
Note
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After unpacking the package, make sure to check the contents of the package.
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Make sure to keep the package box for transporting the product in the future.
Unpacking
Introduction
PDP Display
Manuals
Quick Setup Guide
Warranty Card
User's Guide
(Not available in all locations)
Cables
Power Cord
Others
Remote Control
Batteries (AAA X 2)
(Not available in all locations)
Ferrite Core for Power
Cord
Sold separately
D-Sub Cable
DVI Cable
Wall Mount KIT
Semi Stand KIT
BNC Cable
BNC to RCA Adaptor Jack
(Applicable to the P50HP,
P50FP model only)
To prevent injury, this apparatus must be securely attached to the wall in accordance with the installation
instructions.
Ferrite Core (Power Cord)
Introduction
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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.
Your PDP Display
Front
SOURCE button [SOURCE]
Switches from PC mode to Video mode. Changing the source is only allowed for external devices that are connected to the PDP Display at the
time.
[PC] → [DVI] → [AV] → [HDMI] → [Component] → [BNC]
Enter button [ ]
Activates a highlighted menu item.
MENU button [MENU]
Opens the on-screen menu and exits from the menu. Also use to exit the
OSD menu or return to the previous menu.
- VOL+
Moves from one menu item to another horizontally or adjusts selected
menu values. When OSD is not on the screen, push the button to adjust
volume.
SEL
Moves from one menu item to another vertically or adjusts selected menu
values.
/ When OSD is not on the screen, push the button to adjust channel.
Introduction
Power button [
]
Use this button for turning the PDP Display on and off.
Power indicator
Shows PowerSaver mode by blinking green
Note
See PowerSaver described in the manual for further information regarding
power saving functions. For energy conservation, turn your PDP Display
OFF when it is not needed or when leaving it unattended for long periods.
Remote Control Sensor
Aim the remote control towards this spot on the PDP Display.
Rear
Note
For detailed information concerning cable connections, refer to Connecting Cables under
Setup. The PDP Display 's configuration at the back may vary slightly depending on the PDP
Display model.
POWER IN
The power cord plugs into the PDP Display
and the wall plug.
Introduction
RS232C OUT/IN (RS232C Serial PORT)
MDC(Multiple Display Control) Program Port
RGB IN (PC Video Connection Terminal)
Using a D-Sub Cable (15 pin D-Sub) - PC
mode (Analog PC)
DVI IN (PC Video Connection Terminal)
Using a DVI Cable (DVI-D to DVI-D) - DVI
mode (Digital PC)
DVI / PC / HDMI IN [DVI/PC/HDMI AUDIO IN] (PC/DVI/HDMI Audio Connection
Terminal (Input))
- R]
AV / COMPONENT AUDIO IN [L- AUDIO
Connect the port of the DVD, VCR (DVD /
DTV Set-Top Box) to the [ L- AUDIO - R ] port
of the PDP Display.
AV IN [VIDEO]
Connect the [ VIDEO ] terminal of your monitor to the video output terminal of the external device using a VIDEO cable.
AUDIO OUT
Headphone output terminal.
DVI OUT
Connect a monitor to another monitor
through a DVI cable.
Can connect up to 10 PDP display units.
HDMI IN
Connect the HDMI terminal at the back of
your PDP Display to the HDMI terminal of
your digital output device using a HDMI cable.
Introduction
BNC OUT [R/PR, G/Y, B/PB, H, V]
(BNC Terminal (Output))
BNC (Analog PC) Connection: connecting
the R, G, B, H, V ports.
BNC/COMPONENT IN[R/PR, G/Y, B/
PB, H, V]
(BNC/Component Connection Terminal (Input))
Kensington Lock
The Kensington Lock is a device used to
physically fix the system when using it in a
public place. The locking device has to be
purchased separately. The appearance and
locking method may differ from the illustration depending on the manufacturer. Refer to
the manual provided with the Kensington
Lock for proper use. The locking device has
to be purchased separately.
Note
The location of the Kensington Lock may be
different depending on its model.
Using the Anti-Theft Kensington Lock
1.
Insert the locking device into the Kenand turn
sington slot on the Monitor
it in the locking direction
.
2.
Connect the Kensington Lock cable.
3.
Fix the Kensington Lock to a desk or a
heavy stationary object.
Note
See Connecting Cables for further information regarding cable connections.
Remote Control
Note
The performance of the remote control may be affected by a TV or other electronic device
operating near the PDP Display , causing a malfunction due to interference with the frequency.
Introduction
POWER
OFF
Number Buttons
DEL
button
+ VOL MUTE
TV/DTV
MENU
INFO
Color Buttons
TTX/MIX
STILL
AUTO
S.MODE
MDC
LOCK
SOURCE
ENTER/PRE-CH
CH/P
D.MENU
GUIDE
RETURN
Up-Down Left-Right buttons
EXIT
SRS
MagicInfo
P.MODE
DUAL/MTS
PIP
SWAP
1.
POWER
Turns the product On.
2.
Off
Turns the product Off.
3. Number Buttons
4. DEL
button
Press to change the channel.
The "-" button operates only for DTV. It is used to select
MMS (multi-channel) for a DTV.
Introduction
5. + VOL -
Adjusts the audio volume.
6.
Pauses (mutes) the audio output temporarily. This is displayed on the lower left corner of the screen. The audio
resumes if MUTE or - VOL + is pressed in the Mute mode.
MUTE
7. TV/DTV
8.
Selects the TV and DTV mode directly.
MENU
Activates a highlighted menu item.
9.
10.
Opens the on-screen menu and exits from the menu or
closes the adjustment menu.
INFO
11. Color Buttons
TTX/MIX
12.
Current picture information is displayed on the upper left
corner of the screen.
Press to add or delete channels and to store channels to the
favorite channel list in the “Channel List” menu.
TV channels provide written information services via teletext.
- Teletext Buttons
For more information > TTX / MIX
13. STILL
Press the button once to freeze the screen. Press it again
to unfreeze.
14. AUTO
Adjusts the screen display automatically in PC mode. By
changing the resolution in the control panel, auto function is
performed.
15. S.MODE
When pressing this button, the current mode is displayed at
the bottom centre of the screen. The PDP Display has a
built-in high fidelity stereo amplifier. Then press the button
again to circle through available preconfigured modes.
( Standard → Music → Movie → Speech → Custom )
16. MDC
MDC Quick Launch Button.
17. LOCK
Activates or deactivates all function keys on both the remote
control and the PDP Display except for the Power and LOCK
buttons.
18.
SOURCE
Press the button to change the input signal SOURCE.
Changing the SOURCE is only allowed for external devices
that are connected to the monitor at the time.
19.
20.
ENTER/PRE-CH
CH/P
This button is used to return to the immediately previous
channel.
In TV mode, selects TV channels.
21. D.MENU
DTV menu display
22. GUIDE
Electronic Program Guide (EPG) display.
Introduction
23.
RETURN
Returns to the previous menu.
24. Up-Down Left-Right buttons
Moves from one menu item to another horizontally, vertically
or adjusts selected menu values.
25.
Exits from the menu screen.
EXIT
26.
SRS
Selects SRS TruSurround XT mode.
27. MagicInfo
MagicInfo Quick Launch Button.
28. P.MODE
When you press this button, current picture mode is displayed on the lower center of the screen.
AV / HDMI / TV : P.MODE
The PDP Display has four automatic picture settings that
are preset at the factory. Then push button again to circle
through available preconfigured modes. ( Dynamic →
Standard → Movie → Custom )
PC / DVI / MagicInfo: M/B (MagicBright)
MagicBright is a feature providing the optimum viewing environment depending on the contents of the image you are
watching. Then push button again to circle through available
preconfigured modes. (Entertain → Internet → Text → Custom )
29.
DUAL/MTS
DUALSTEREO/MONO, DUAL l / DUAL ll and MONO/NICAM
MONO/NICAM STEREO can be operated depending on the
broadcasting type by using the DUAL button on the remote
control while watching TV.
MTSYou can select MTS (Multichannel Television Stereo) mode.
FM Stereo
30. PIP
Audio Type
MTS/S_Mode
Default
Mono
Mono
Stereo
Mono ↔ Stereo
Manual
Change
SAP
Mono ↔ SAP
Mono
Every time you press the button, a PIP screen appears.
- This fuction does not work for this PDP Display.
31. SWAP
Swaps the contents of the PIP and main image. The image
in the PIP window will appear on the main screen, and the
main screen image will appear in the PIP window.
- This fuction does not work for this PDP Display.
Connections
Connecting a Computer
Using a Power cord with Earth
In the event of failure, the earth lead may cause electric shock. Make
sure to wire the earth lead in correctly, before connecting the AC power.
When un-wiring the earth lead, make sure to disconnect the AC power
in advance.
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Note
AV input devices such as DVD players, VCRs or camcorders as well as your computer can
be connected to the PDP Display. For detailed information on connecting AV input devices,
refer to the contents under Adjusting Your PDP Display.
Connect the power cord for your PDP Display to the power port on the
back of the PDP Display. Turn on the power switch.
There are 2 ways to connect the D-sub to your PDP Display. Choose one
of the following:
Using the D-sub (Analog) connector on the video card.
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Connect the D-sub to the 15-pin, RGB port on the back of your PDP
Display and the 15 pin D-sub Port on the computer.
Using the DVI (Digital) connector on the video card.
•
Connect the DVI Cable to the DVI(HDCP) port on the back of your PDP
Display and the DVI port on the computer.
Using the BNC (Analog) connector on the video card.
Connections
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Connect the BNC Cable to the BNC/COMPONENT IN - R, G, B, H, V
ports on the back of your PDP Display and the 15 pin D-sub Port on
the computer.
Connect the audio cable for your PDP Display to the audio port on the back
of your computer.
Note
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Turn on both your computer and the PDP Display.
•
The DVI cable is optional.
•
Contact a local SAMSUNG Electronics Service Center to buy optional items.
Connecting to Other devices
Using a Power cord with Earth
•
In the event of failure, the earth lead may cause electric shock. Make
sure to wire the earth lead in correctly, before connecting the AC power.
When un-wiring the earth lead, make sure to disconnect the AC power
in advance.
Note
AV input devices such as DVD players, VCRs or camcorders as well as your computer can
be connected to the PDP Display. For detailed information on connecting AV input devices,
refer to the contents under Adjusting Your PDP Display.
Connecting AV Devices
1.
Connect the port of the DVD, VCR (DVD / DTV Set-Top Box) to the [R-AUDIO-L] port of
the PDP Display.
2.
Then, start the DVD, VCR or Camcorders with a DVD disc or tape inserted.
3.
Select AV using the SOURCE .
Note
The PDP Display has AV connection terminals to connect AV input devices like DVDs, VCRs
or Camcorders. You may enjoy AV signals as long as the PDP Display is turned on.
Connections
Connecting to a Camcorder
1.
Locate the AV output jacks on the camcorder. They are usually found on the side or back
of the camcorder. Connect a set of audio cables between the AUDIO OUTPUT jacks on
the camcorder and the AV/COMPONENT AUDIO IN [L-AUDIO-R] on the PDP Display.
2.
Connect a video cable between the VIDEO OUTPUT jack on the camcorder and the AV
IN [VIDEO] on the PDP Display.
3.
Select AV for the Camcorder connection using the Source button on the front of the PDP
Display or on the remote control.
4.
Then, start the Camcorders with a tape inserted.
Note
The audio-video cables shown here are usually included with a Camcorder. (If not, check
your local electronics store.) If your camcorder is stereo, you need to connect a set of two
cables.
Connecting a DVD Player
1.
Connect a set of audio cables between the AV/COMPONENT AUDIO IN [L-AUDIO-R]
on the PDP Display and the AUDIO OUT jacks on the DVD player.
2.
Connect a Component cable between the BNC / COMPONENT IN - PR, Y, PB port on
the PDP Display and the PR, Y, PB jacks on the DVD player.
Connections
Note
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Select Component for the connection to a DVD player using the SOURCE button on the
front of the PDP Display or on the remote control.
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Then, start the DVD Player with a DVD disc inserted.
Note
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A component cable is optional.
For an explanation of Component video, consult your DVD manual.
Connecting a DTV Set Top Box
Note
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The connections for a typical Set Top Box are shown below.
1.
Connect a Component cable between the BNC / COMPONENT IN - PR, Y, PB port on
the PDP Display and the PR, Y, PB jacks on the Set Top Box.
2.
Connect a set of audio cables between the AV/COMPONENT AUDIO IN [L-AUDIO-R]
on the PDP Display and the AUDIO OUT jacks on the Set Top Box.
Note
•
Select Component for the connection to a DTV Set Top Box using the SOURCE button
on the front of the PDP Display or on the remote control.
Note
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For an explanation of Component video, see your Set Top Box owner's manual.
Connections
Connecting Using a HDMI Cable
Note
•
Input devices such as digital DVD are connected to the HDMI IN terminal of the PDP
Display using the HDMI cable.
•
You cannot connect a PC to the HDMI IN terminal.
Connecting Using a DVI Cable
Note
•
Connect the DVI output terminal of a digital output device to the DVI IN terminal of the
PDP Display using a DVI cable.
•
Set the name of DVI input to AV device in Source -> Edit Name Menu.
Connections
Connecting to an Audio System
Note
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Connect a set of audio cables between the AUX L, R jacks on the AUDIO SYSTEM and
AUDIO OUT [L-AUDIO-R] on PDP Display.
Troubleshooting
Self-Test Feature Check
Note
Check the following items yourself before calling for assistance. Contact a Service Center for
problems that you cannot solve by yourself.
Self-Test Feature Check
1.
Turn off both your computer and the PDP Display.
2.
Unplug the video cable from the back of the computer.
3.
Turn on the PDP Display.
The figure shown below ("Check Signal Cable") appears on a black background when
the PDP Display is working normally even though no video signal is detected: While in
the Self-Test mode, the LED power indicator remains green and the figure moves around
on the screen.
4.
Turn off your PDP Display and reconnect the video cable; then turn on both your computer and the PDP Display
If your PDP Display screen remains blank after using the previous procedure, check your
video controller and computer system; your PDP Display is functioning properly.
Warning Messages
You can even view the screen at a resolution of 1360(1920) x 768(1080). However, you will
receive the following message for a minute; You can choose to change the screen resolution
or stay in the current mode during that time. And if the resolution is more than 85Hz, you will
see the black screen because the PDP Display does not support over 85Hz.
Note
Refer to Specifications > Preset Timing Modes for the resolutions or frequencies supported
by the PDP Display.
Maintenance and Cleaning
1) Maintaining the PDP Display Case.
Clean with a soft cloth after disconnecting the power cord.
Troubleshooting
•
Do not use benzene, thinner or other flammable substances, or a wet cloth.
•
We recommend that a SAMSUNG cleansing agent
is used to prevent damage to the screen.
2) Maintaining the Flat Panel Display Screen.
Clean with a soft cloth (cotton flannel) smoothly.
•
Never use acetone, benzene or thinner.
(They may cause flaws or deformation of the screen
surface.)
•
The user will be required to pay costs and related
expenses for repairing damages caused.
Symptoms and Recommended Actions
Note
A PDP Display recreates visual signals received from the computer. Therefore, if there is a
problem with the computer or the video card, this can cause the PDP Display to become
blank, have poor coloring, become noisy, and video mode not supported, etc. In this case,
first check the source of the problem, and then contact a Service Center or your dealer.
1.
Check if the power cord and the video cables are properly connected to the computer.
2.
Check if the computer beeps more than 3 times when booting.
(If it does, request an a service for the main board of the computer.)
3.
If you installed a new video card or if you assembled the PC, check if you installed the
Adaptor(video).
4.
Check if the scanning ratio of the video screen is set to between 50 Hz ~ 85 Hz.
(Do not exceed 60Hz when using the maximum resolution.)
5.
If you have problems in installing the Adaptor (video) driver, boot the computer in Safe
Mode, remove the Display Adaptor in the "Control Panel −> System −> Device Administrator" and then reboot the computer to reinstall the Adaptor (video) driver.
Check List
Note
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The following table lists possible problems and their solutions. Before calling for assistance, check the information in this section to see if you can remedy any problems for
yourself. If you do need assistance, please call the phone number on the Information
section or contact your dealer.
Problems related to the Installation (PC Mode)
Note
Problems related to the PDP Display installation and their solutions are listed.
Q:
The PDP Display screen flickers.
Troubleshooting
A:
Check if the signal cable between the computer and the PDP Display is securely connected.
(Refer to Connecting a Computer)
Problems related to the Screen
Note
Problems related to the PDP Display screen and their solutions are listed.
Q:
The screen is blank and the power indicator is off.
A:
Ensure that the power cord is firmly connected and the PDP Display is on.
(Refer to the Connecting a Computer)
Q:
"Check Signal Cable" message.
A:
Ensure that the signal cable is firmly connected to the PC or video sources.
(Refer to the Connecting a Computer)
A:
Ensure that the PC or video sources are turned on.
Q:
"Not Optimum Mode" message.
A:
Check the maximum resolution and the frequency of the video Adaptor.
A:
Compare these values with the data in the Preset Timing Modes Chart.
Q:
The picture rolls vertically.
A:
Check if the signal cable is securely connected. Re-connect it, if necessary.
(Refer to Connecting a Computer)
Q:
The image is not clear; picture is blurred.
A:
Run Frequency Coarse and Fine tuning.
A:
Turn on again after removing all accessories (video extension cable, etc.)
A:
Set the resolution and frequency to the recommended ranges.
Q:
The picture image is unstable and shakes.
A:
Check if the resolution and frequency set for the computer video card falls in the range
supported by the PDP Display. If not, reset them referring to the current Information
under the PDP Display menu and Preset Timing Modes.
Q:
Ghost images are shown in the picture.
A:
Check if the resolution and frequency set for the computer video card falls in the range
supported by the PDP Display. If not, reset them referring to the current Information
under the PDP Display menu and Preset Timing Modes.
Q:
The image is too light or too dark.
A:
Adjusts the brightness and contrast.
(Refer to the Brightness, Contrast)
Troubleshooting
Q:
The screen color is inconsistent.
A:
Adjust color using Custom under OSD Color Adjustment menu.
Q:
The color image is distorted by dark shadows.
A:
Adjust color using Custom under OSD Color Adjustment menu.
Q:
The color white is poor.
A:
Adjust color using Custom under OSD Color Adjustment menu.
Q:
The Power Indicator blinks.
A:
The PDP Display is currently saving the changes made in the settings to the OSD
memory.
Q:
The screen is blank and the power indicator light blinks every 0.5 or 1 seconds. The
PDP Display is using its power management system. Press any key on the keyboard.
A:
The PDP Display is using its power management system. Press a key on the keyboard.
Q:
The screen is blank and it is blinking.
A:
If you see the "TEST GOOD" message on the screen when you pressing the MENU
button, check the cable connection between the PDP Display and the computer to ensure that the connector is properly connected.
Problems related to Audio
Note
Problems related to audio signals and their solutions are listed below.
Q:
No sound.
A:
Ensure that the audio cable is firmly connected to both the audio-in port on your PDP
Display and the audio-out port on your sound card.
(Refer to the Connecting a Computer)
A:
Check the volume level.
Q:
The sound level is too low.
A:
Check the volume level.
A:
If the volume is still too low after turning the control to its maximum, check the volume
control on the computer sound card or software program.
Q:
The sound is too high or too low.
A:
Adjusts the Treble and Bass to the appropriate levels.
Problems related to the Remote Control
Note
Problems related to the remote control and their solutions are listed.
Q:
The remote control buttons do not respond.
A:
Check the polarities (+/-) of the batteries.
Troubleshooting
A:
Check if the batteries are empty.
A:
Check if the power is on.
A:
Check if the power cord is securely connected.
A:
Check if a special fluorescent or neon lamp is on in the vicinity.
Q:
How can I change the frequency?
A:
The frequency can be changed by reconfiguring the video card.
Q&A
Note
That video card support can vary, depending on the version of the driver used. (Refer
to the computer or the video card manual for details.)
Q:
How can I Adjusts the resolution?
A:
Windows XP:
Set the resolution in the Control Panel → Appearance and Themes → Display → Settings.
A:
Windows ME/2000:
Set the resolution in the Control Panel → Display → Settings.
* Contact the video card manufacturer for details.
Q:
How can I set the Power Saving function?
A:
Windows XP:
Set the resolution in the Control Panel → Appearance and Themes → Display → Screen
Saver.
Set the function in the BIOS-SETUP of the computer. (Refer to the Windows / Computer
Manual).
A:
Windows ME/2000:
Set the resolution at the Control Panel → Display → Screen Saver.
Set the function in the BIOS-SETUP of the computer. (Refer to the Windows / Computer
Manual).
Q:
How can I clean the outer case/PDP Panel?
A:
Disconnect the power cord and then clean the PDP Display with a soft cloth, using either
a cleaning solution or plain water.
Do not leave any detergent or scratches on the case. Do not let any water enter the
PDP Display.
Q:
How can I play the video?
A:
The video supports the MPEG1 and WMV codecs only. Install the corresponding codec
to play the video. Note that some of the codecs can be incompatible.
Troubleshooting
Note
Before calling for assistance, check the information in this section to see if you can remedy
any problems yourself. If you do need assistance, please call the phone number on the Information section or contact your dealer.
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