Samsung | TXM2797HF | Operating instructions | Samsung TXM2797HF Operating instructions

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TXM2796HF / TXM3296HF / TXM3096WHF
TXM2797HF / TXM3297HF / TXM3097WHF
TXM2798HF / TXM3298HF / TXM3098WHF
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AA68-02395A(ENG)
COLOR TELEVISION
Owner’s
Instructions
Warning! Important
Safety Instructions
CAUTION
RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK
DO NOT OPEN
CAUTION: TO REDUCE THE RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK, DO NOT
REMOVE COVER (OR BACK). NO USER SERVICEABLE PARTS INSIDE.
REFER SERVICING TO QUALIFIED SERVICE PERSONNEL.
This symbol indicates high voltage is present inside. It is
dangerous to make any kind of contact with any inside part of
this product.
This symbol alerts you that important literature concerning
operation and maintenance has been included with this product.
Note to CATV system installer: This reminder is provided to call CATV system
installer’s attention to Article 820-40 of the National Electrical Code (Section 54 of
Canadian Electrical Code, Part I), that provides guidelines for proper grounding
and, in particular, specifies that the cable ground shall be connected to the
grounding system of the building as close to the point of cable entry as practical.
Caution: FCC/CSA regulations state that any unauthorized changes or modifications to this equipment may void the user’s authority to operate it.
Caution: To prevent electric shock, match the wide blade of plug to the wide slot,
and fully insert the plug.
Attention: pour eviter les chocs electriques, introduire la lame le plus large de la
fiche dans la borne correspondante de la prise et pousser jusqu’au fond.
Important: One Federal Court has held that unauthorized recording of
copyrighted TV programs is an infringement of U.S. copyright laws.
Certain Canadian programs may also be copyrighted and any unauthorized
recording in whole or in part may be in violation of these rights.
To prevent damage which may result in fire or electric shock
hazard, do not expose this appliance to rain or moisture.
As an ENERGY STAR Partner,
Samsung Electronics America, Inc. has determined that this product or product
model meets the ENERGY STAR guidelines for energy efficiency.
Thank You for Choosing Samsung
Thank you for choosing Samsung! Your new Samsung TV represents the latest in television
technology. We designed it with easy-to-use on-screen menus and closed captioning capabilities, making it one of the best products in its class. We are proud to offer you a product that
will provide convenient, dependable service and enjoyment for years to come.
Important Safety Information
Always be careful when using your TV receiver. To reduce the risk of fire, electrical shock,
and other injuries, keep these safety precautions in mind when installing, using, and
maintaining your machine.
• Read all safety and operating instructions before operating your TV.
• Keep the safety and operating instructions for future reference.
• Heed all warnings on the TV receiver and in the operating instructions.
• Follow all operating and use instructions.
• Unplug the TV receiver from the wall outlet before cleaning. Use a damp cloth; do not use
liquid or aerosol cleaners.
• Never add any attachments and/or equipment without approval of the manufacturer. Such
additions can increase the risk of fire, electric shock, or other personal injury.
• Do not use the TV receiver where contact with or immersion in water is a possibility, such as
near bath tubs, sinks, washing machines, swimming pools, etc.
• Do not place the TV on an unstable cart, stand, tripod, bracket, or
table where it can fall. A falling TV can cause serious injury to a
child or adult, and serious damage to the appliance. Use only with
a cart, stand, tripod, bracket, or table recommended by the manufacturer or sold with the TV. Follow the manufacturer’s instructions when mounting the unit, and use a mounting accessory recommended by the manufacturer. Move the TV and cart with care.
Quick stops, excessive force, and uneven surfaces can make the
unit and cart unsteady and likely to overturn.
• Provide ventilation for the TV receiver. The unit is designed with slots in the cabinet for ventilation to protect it from overheating. Do not block these openings with any object, and do
not place the TV receiver on a bed, sofa, rug, or other similar surface. Do not place it near a
radiator or heat register. If you place the TV receiver on a rack or bookcase, ensure that there
is adequate ventilation and that you’ve followed the manufacturer’s instructions for mounting.
• Operate your TV receiver only from the type of power source indicated on the marking label.
If you are not sure of the type of power supplied to your home, consult your appliance dealer
or local power company.
• Use only a grounded or polarized outlet. For your safety, this TV is equipped with a polarized
alternating current line plug having one blade wider than the other. This plug will fit into the
power outlet only one way. If you are unable to insert the plug fully into the outlet, try
reversing the plug. If the plug still does not fit, contact your electrician to replace your outlet.
SAFETY
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• Protect the power cord. Power supply cords should be routed so that they won’t be walked
on or pinched by objects placed on or against them. Pay particular attention to cords at
plugs, convenience receptacles, and the point where they exit from the unit.
• Unplug the TV from the wall outlet and disconnect the antenna or cable system during a
lightning storm or when left unattended and unused for long periods of time. This will prevent damage to the unit due to lightning and power-line surges.
• Avoid overhead power lines. An outside antenna system should not be placed in the vicinity
of overhead power lines or other electric light or power circuits or where it can fall into such
power lines or circuits. When installing an outside antenna system, be extremely careful to
keep from touching the power lines or circuits. Contact with such lines can be fatal.
• Do not overload the wall outlet or extension cords. Overloading can result in fire or electric
shock.
• Do not insert anything through the openings in the unit, where they can touch dangerous
voltage points or damage parts. Never spill liquid of any kind on the TV.
• Ground outdoor antennas. If an outside antenna or
cable system is connected to the TV, be sure the
antenna or cable system is grounded so as to provide
some protection against voltage surges and built-up
static charges. Section 810 of the National Electrical
Code, ANSI/NFPA No.70-1984, provides information
about proper grounding of the mast and supporting
structure, grounding of the lead-in wire to an antenna
discharge unit, size of grounding conductors, location
of antenna discharge unit, connection to grounding
electrodes, and requirements for the grounding electrode.
EXAMPLE OF
ANTENNA GROUNDING
ANTENNA
LEAD IN WIRE
GROUND CLAMP
ELECTRIC
SERVICE
EQUIPMENT
ANTENNA
DISCHARGE UNIT
(NEC SECTION 810-20)
GROUNDING
CONDUCTORS
(NEC SECTION 810-21)
GROUND CLAMPS
NEC — NATIONAL ELECTRICAL CODE
POWER SERVICE GROUNDING
ELECTRODE SYSTEM
(NEC ART 250, PART H)
• Do not attempt to service the TV yourself. Refer all servicing to qualified service personnel.
Unplug the unit from the wall outlet and refer servicing to qualified service personnel under
the following conditions:
- when the power-supply cord or plug is damaged
- if liquid has been spilled on the unit or if objects have fallen into the unit
- if the TV has been exposed to rain or water
- if the TV does not operate normally by following the operating instructions
- if the TV has been dropped or the cabinet has been damaged
- when the TV exhibits a distinct change in performance
• If you make adjustments yourself, adjust only those controls that are covered by the operating instructions. Adjusting other controls may result in damage and will often require extensive work by a qualified technician to restore the TV to normal.
• When replacement parts are required, be sure the service technician uses replacement parts
specified by the manufacturer or those that have the same characteristics as the original part.
Unauthorized substitutions may result in additional damage to the unit.
• Upon completion of any service or repairs to this TV, ask the service technician to
perform safety checks to determine that the TV is in a safe operating condition.
This device complies with part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the
following two conditions:
(1) This device may not cause harmful interference, and
(2) This device must accept any interference that may cause undesired operation.
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SAFETY
This television receiver provides display of television closed captioning in accordance
with §15.119 of the FCC rules.
1) Read these instructions.
2) Keep these instructions.
DOUBLE INSULATED - When servicing
use only identical replacement parts.
3) Heed all warnings.
4) Follow all instructions.
5) Do not use this apparatus near water.
6) Clean only with dry cloth.
7) Do not block any ventilation openings, Install in accordance with the manufacturer’s
instructions.
8) Do not install near any heat sources such as radiators, heat registers, or other apparatus
(including amplifiers) that produce heat.
9) Do not defeat the safety purpose of the polarized or grounding-type plug. A polarized
plug has two blades with one wider than the other. A grounding type plug has two blades
and a third grounding prong. The wide blade or the third prong are provided for your
safety. If the provided plug does not fit into your outlet, consult an electrician for replacement of the obsolete outlet.
10) Protect the power cord from being from being walked on or pinched particularly at plugs,
convenience receptacles, and the point where they exit from the apparatus.
11) Only use attachments/accessories specified by the manufacturer.
12) Use only with cart, stand, tripod, bracket, or table specified by the manufacturer, or sold
with the apparatus. When a used, caution when moving the cart/apparatus combination to
avoid injury from tip-over.
13) Unplug this apparatus. When a cart is used, use caution when moving the cart/apparatus
combination to avoid injury from tip-over.
14) Refer all servicing to qualified service personnel. Servicing is required when the apparatus
has been damaged in any way, such as power-supply cord or plug is damaged, liquid has
been spilled or objects have fallen into the apparatus, the apparatus has been exposed to
rain or moisture, does not operate normally, or has been dropped.
SAFETY
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CONTENTS
Chapter 1: Your New TV . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1.1
List of Features . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1.1
Familiarizing Yourself with The TV. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1.2
Front Panel Buttons . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1.2
Front Panel Jacks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1.3
Rear Panel Jacks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1.4
Remote Control . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1.5
Chapter 2: Installation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2.1
Connecting VHF and UHF Antennas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2.1
Antennas with 300-ohm Flat Twin Leads . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2.1
Antennas with 75-ohm Round Leads . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2.2
Separate VHF and UHF Antennas. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2.2
Connecting Cable TV . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2.2
Cable without a Cable Box . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2.2
Connecting to a Cable Box that Descrambles All Channels . . . 2.3
Connecting to a Cable Box that Descrambles Some Channels . . . 2.3
Connecting a VCR . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2.4
Connecting an S-VHS VCR. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2.6
Connecting a Second VCR to Record from the TV . . . . . . . 2.7
Connecting a DVD Player (480i/480p) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2.7
Connecting a Digital TV Set-Top Box (480p/1080i) . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2.8
Connecting a Camcorder . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2.9
Chapter 3: Operation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3.1
Turning the TV On and Off. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3.1
Plug & Play Feature . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3.1
Viewing the Menus and On-Screen Displays. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3.3
Viewing the Menus. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3.3
Viewing the Display . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3.3
Selecting a Menu Language. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3.4
Memorizing the Channels. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3.5
Selecting the Video Signal-source . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3.5
Storing Channels in Memory (Automatic Method) . . . . . . . 3.6
Adding and Erasing Channels (Manual Method) . . . . . . . . 3.7
Changing Channels . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3.8
Using the Channel Buttons. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3.8
Directly Accessing Channels. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3.8
Using the PRE-CH Button to select the Previous Channel. . 3.8
Adjusting the Volume . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3.8
Using Mute. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3.8
Labeling the Channels . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3.9
Setting the Clock . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3.10
Option 1: Setting the Clock Manually . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3.10
Option 2: Using the Local PBS Channel to
Automatically Set the TV Clock . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3.11
Customizing the Picture . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3.13
Using Automatic Picture Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3.14
Customizing the Sound . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3.15
Using Automatic Sound Settings. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3.16
Viewing an External Signal Source . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3.17
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CONTENTS
Chapter 4: Special Features . . . . . . . . . . . . 4.1
Customizing Your Remote Control . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4.1
Setting Up Your Remote Control to Operate Your VCR (or DVD) . 4.1
Setting Up Your Remote Control to Operate Your Cable Box . . . . 4.3
Fine Tuning Channels. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4.4
LNA (Low Noise Amplifier) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4.5
Tilt . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4.6
Digital Noise Reduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4.7
Changing the Screen Size . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4.8
Changing the Color Tone . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4.9
Using the R.Surf Feature. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4.10
Freezing the Picture . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4.10
Setting the On/Off Timer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4.11
Setting the Sleep Timer. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4.12
Choosing a Multi-Channel Sound (MTS) Soundtrack . . . . . . . . . . . . 4.13
Extra sound settings (Turbo Sound, Surround, Auto Volume,
Melody, BBE or Woofer) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4.14
Viewing Closed Captions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4.16
Viewing Picture-in-Picture . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4.17
Activating Picture-in-Picture. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4.17
Selecting a Signal Source (External A/V) for PIP . . . . . . . . . 4.18
Changing the Size of the PIP Window . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4.19
Swapping the Contents of the PIP image and Main image . 4.20
Changing the PIP Channel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4.21
Using the V-Chip (Option) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4.22
Setting Up Your Personal ID Number (PIN) . . . . . . . . . . . . 4.22
How to Enable/Disable the V-Chip . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4.23
How to Set up Restrictions Using the “TV guidelines” . . . . 4.23
How to Set up Restrictions using the MPAA Ratings:
G, PG, PG-13, R, NC-17, X . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4.25
How to Reset the TV after the V-Chip
Blocks a Channel (“Emergency Escape”). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4.26
Viewing the Demonstration . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4.27
Chapter 5: Troubleshooting . . . . . . . . . . . . 5.1
Identifying Problems . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5.1
Appendix . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . A.1
Cleaning and Maintaining Your TV. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . A.1
Using Your TV in Another Country . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . A.1
Specifications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . A.1
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Chapter One
YOUR NEW TV
List of Features
Your TV was designed with the latest technology. This TV is a high-performance unit that
includes the following special features:
• Full Flat Screen
• Easy-to-use remote control
• Easy-to-use on-screen menu system
• Automatic timer to turn the TV on and off
• Adjustable picture and sound settings that can be stored in the TV’s memory
• Automatic channel tuning for up to 181 channels
• A special filter to reduce or eliminate reception problems
• Fine tuning control for the sharpest picture possible
• A built-in multi-channel sound decoder for stereo and bilingual listening
• Built-in, dual channel speakers
• A special sleep timer
• Headphone jack for private listening
• 16:9 letter box format available depending upon source
• Picture in Picture (TXM3297HF/TXM3097WHF/TXM3298HF/
TXM3098WHF/TXM2798HF)
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YOUR NEW TV
Familiarizing Yourself with The TV
Front Panel Buttons
The buttons on the front panel control your TV’s basic features, including the on-screen
menu. To use the more advanced features, you must use the remote control.
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TXM2797HF
TXM3297HF
TXM3097WHF
TXM2796HF
TXM3296HF
TXM3096WHF
• TXM2798HF
• TXM3298HF
• TXM3098WHF
ΠTV/VIDEO
(TXM3298HF/TXM3098WHF/
TXM2798HF)
Press to change between viewing TV programs
and signals from other components.
´ MENU
Press to see an on-screen menu of your TV's
features.
ˆ STANDBY indicator
Lights up when you turn the power off.
Remote Control Sensor
Aim the remote control towards this spot on the
TV.
Ø POWER
Press to turn the TV on and off.
ˇ VOL – , +
Press to increase or decrease the
volume. Also used to select items on the onmscreen menu.
¨ CH ▼ and CH ▲
Press to change channels. Also press to highlight various items on the on-screen menu.
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YOUR NEW TV
Front Panel Jacks
You can use the front panel jacks to connect an A/V component that is used only occasionally, such as a camcorder or video game. (For information on connecting equipment,
see pages 2.1 – 2.8.)
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TXM2797HF
TXM3297HF
TXM3097WHF
TXM2796HF
TXM3296HF
TXM3096WHF
ΠAUDIO INPUT jacks
Used to connect the audio signals from a camcorder or video game.
´ VIDEO INPUT jack
Used to connect a video signal from a camcorder or video game.
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• TXM2798HF
• TXM3298HF
• TXM3098WHF
ˇ SUPER VIDEO INPUT jack
S-Video signal from an S-VHS VCR or DVD
player.
¨ HEADPHONE jack
Connect a set of external headphones to this
jack for private listening.
YOUR NEW TV
Rear Panel Jacks
Use the rear panel jacks to connect an A/V component that will be connected
continuously, such as a VCR or a DVD player.
Because there are two sets of input jacks, you can connect two different A/V
components (i.e., a VCR and a DVD, 2 VCRs, etc.)
For more information on connecting equipment, see pages 2.1 – 2.8.
ΠAUDIO-VIDEO MONITOR
OUTPUT jacks
Connect to the audio/video input jacks of a
recording VCR.
Note: The Monitor Out does not operate in
Component 1 or 2 modes.
´,¨,ˆ VIDEO INPUT jack
Video and Audio signals from VCRs, DVD players
and similar devices.
Note: The common jack of component 1 and
AV2, component 2 and AV3 input jacks are
exclusive relation with each other.
ˇ COMPONENT 1 INPUT jacks
(480i/480p/1080i)
Connect to the audio and component output
jacks of a DVD player or Set-Top Box.
Note: Only black and white signals are output
from a monitor in DVD/DTV mode.
Ø COMPONENT 2 INPUT jacks
(480i/480p/1080i)
Connect to the audio and component output
jacks of a DVD player or Set-Top Box.
Note: Only black and white signals are output
from a monitor in DVD/DTV mode.
∏ ANT IN
Connect to an antenna or to a cable TV system.
” SUB-WOOFER SPEAKER
OUT (TXM3298HF/TXM3098WHF /
TXM2798HF)
Connect to the Sub-woofer speaker jack (built in
Sub-woofer cable).
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1.4
YOUR NEW TV
Remote Control
You can use the remote control up to about 23 feet from the TV. When using the remote,
always point it directly at the TV.
You can also use your remote control to operate your VCR and cable box. See page 4.1
for details.
ΠPOWER
Ô MODE
Turns the TV on and off.
Selects a target device to be controlled by the Samsung remote
control (i.e., TV, VCR, Cable box, or
DVD).
´ Number buttons
Press to select channels directly
on the TV.
 SET
+100
Use this button when you are setting up your remote control to
operate your VCR, Cable box, or
DVD).
Press to select channels over 100.
For example, to select
channel 121, press “+100,” then
press “2” and “1.”
Ò P.MODE
ˇ DISPLAY
Adjust the TV picture by selecting
one of the preset factory settings
(or select your personal, customized picture settings).
Press to see the time, channel,
etc., on-screen. Also press to exit
(quit) the menu system.
¨ P.SIZE
Ú S.MODE
Press to change the screen size.
Your choices are Normal, Zoom1,
Zoom2 or Wide screen.
Adjust the TV sound by selecting
one of the preset factory settings
(or select your personal, customized sound settings).
ˆ RESET
If your remote control is not functioning properly, take out the batteries and press the reset button
for about 2~3 seconds. Re-insert
the batteries and try using the
remote control again.
Æ PRE-CH
Tunes to the previous channel.
ı R.SURF
Press the R.SURF button to automatically return to a preferred
channel after a user-preset time
delay.
Ø MTS (Multichannel
Television Stereo)
Press to choose stereo, mono or
Separate Audio Program (SAP
broadcast).
˜ TV/VIDEO
Press to display all of the
available video sources (i.e., AV1,
AV2, AV3, S-VIDEO).
∏ ADD/ERASE
Press to add or erase channels in
the TV’s memory.
¯ VOL -, VOL
” TV/COMPONENT
Press to switch the TV or COMPONENT1, 2 mode.
˘ MENU
Displays the main on-screen
menu.
’ CH▲ and CH▼
(Channel Up/Down)
Press CH▲ or CH▼ to change
channels(Also used to highlight
selections on the on-screen
menus).
˝ MUTE
Press to temporarily cut off
the sound.
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+
Press to increase or decrease the
volume(Also used to make selections on the on-screen menus).
¿ STILL(Main)
TXM2797HF / TXM3297HF / TXM3097WHF
TXM2796HF / TXM3296HF/ TXM3096WHF
Press to stop the action during a
particular scene. Press again to
resume normal video.
Note: The still function doesn’t
operate in Component1, 2 mode.
YOUR NEW TV
Remote Control
˛ PIP Controls
¸ VCR Controls
(TXM3297HF/TXM3097WHF)
REW (Rewind)
Press to rewind a tape in your
VCR.
PIP
Press this button to control the PIP
window.
STOP
Press this button to stop a tape
during play, record, rewind or
fast forward. If the button is
pressed during Full-Automatic
play, the function will be cancelled.
SOURCE
Press to select one of the available
signal sources for the PIP window
(i.e., AV1, AV2, AV3).
SWAP
Exchanges the video signal that is
currently displayed on the main
screen with the signal in the PIP
window.
PLAY
Press the PLAY button to play
back prerecorded tapes.
FF
Press to fast forward the tape in
your VCR.
CH
Displays the available channels in
sequence (These buttons change
channels in the PIP window only).
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YOUR NEW TV
Remote Control
ΠPower
˝ MODE
Turns the TV on and off.
Selects a target device to be controlled by the Samsung remote
control (i.e., TV, VCR, Cable box, or
DVD).
´ Number buttons
Press to select channels directly
on the TV.
Ô Pre-CH
+100
Tunes to the previous channel.
Press to select channels over 100.
For example, to select
channel 121, press “+100,” then
press “2” and “1.”
 TV/Video
Press to display all of the available
video sources (i.e., AV1, AV2, AV3,
S-VIDEO).
ˇ TV/Component
Press to switch the TV or COMPONENT mode.
Ò Menu
Displays the main on-screen
menu.
¨ CH▲ and CH▼
(Channel Up/Down)
Ú Still(Main)
Press CH▲ or CH▼ to change
channels (Also used to highlight
selections on the on-screen
menus).
VOL -, VOL
Press to stop the action during a
particular scene. Press again to
resume normal video.
Note: The still function doesn’t
operate in Component 1, 2 mode.
+
Press to increase or decrease the
volume (Also used to make selections on the on-screen menus).
Æ PIP
Press this button to control the PIP
window.
ˆ Mute
ı BBE
Press to temporarily cut off
the sound.
A Sound related function that
operates the treble, bass, and
boost the function based to 650dB
standards and reverses the phase
to produce replicated sound that is
close to the original sound.
Ø EQ.
Press to select Equalizer menu
directly.
∏ P.size
˜ MTS (Multichannel
Television Stereo)
Press to change the screen size.
Your choices are Normal, Zoom1,
Zoom2 or Wide screen.
Press to choose stereo, mono or
Separate Audio Program (SAP
broadcast).
” P.Mode
Adjust the TV picture by selecting
one of the preset factory settings
(or select your personal, customized picture settings).
’ S.Mode
Adjust the TV sound by selecting
one of the preset factory settings
(or select your personal, customized sound settings).
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YOUR NEW TV
Remote Control
˛ Set
¯ Reset
Use this button when you are setting up your remote control to
operate your VCR, Cable box, or
DVD).
If your remote control is not functioning properly, take out the batteries and press the reset button
for about 2~3 seconds. Re-insert
the batteries and try using the
remote control again.
◊ R.surf
Press the R.SURF button to automatically return to a preferred
channel after a user-preset time
delay.
˘ Display
Press to see the time, channel,
etc., on-screen. Also press to exit
(quit) the menu system.
± Add/Erase
¿ Sleep
Press to add or erase channels in
the TV’s memory.
Press to select a preset time interval for automatic shutoff.
≠ PIP Controls
¸ VCR Controls
Source
Press to select one of the available
signal sources for the PIP window
(i.e., AV1, AV2, AV3).
Stop
Press this button to stop a tape
during play, record, rewind or
fast forward. If the button is
pressed during Full-Automatic
play, the function will be cancelled.
Still
Press to stop the action during a
particular scene. Press again to
resume normal video.
Note: The still function doesn’t
operate in Component 1, 2 mode.
REW (Rewind)
Press to rewind a tape in your
VCR.
Play/Pause
Press the Play/Pausebutton to
play back prerecorded tapes or
pause the tape.
Locate
Press to move the PIP window to
any of the four corners of the TV
screen.
FF
Press to fast forward the tape in
your VCR.
Swap
Exchanges the video signal that is
currently displayed on the main
screen with the signal in the PIP
window.
Size
Press to make the PIP window
small, large, double screen or
stock ticker window.
CH
Displays the available channels in
sequence (These buttons change
channels in the PIP window only).
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2
C h a p t e r Tw o
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Connecting VHF and UHF Antennas
If your antenna has a set of leads that
look like this, see “Antennas with
300-ohm Flat Twin Leads,” below.
If your antenna has one lead that looks
like this, see “Antennas with 75-ohm
Round Leads,” on page 2.2.
If you have two antennas, see “Separate
VHF and UHF Antennas,” on page 2.2.
Antennas with 300-ohm Flat Twin Leads
If you are using an off-air antenna (such as a roof antenna or “rabbit ears”) that has
300-ohm twin flat leads, follow the directions below.
1
Place the wires from the
twin leads under the
screws on the 300-75 ohm
adaptor (not supplied).
Use a screwdriver to
tighten the screws.
2
Plug the adaptor into the
VHF/UHF terminal on the
bottom of the back panel.
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Antennas with 75-ohm Round Leads
1
Plug the antenna lead into
the VHF/UHF
terminal on the bottom of
the back panel.
Separate VHF and UHF Antennas
If you have two separate antennas for your TV (one VHF and one UHF), you must
combine the two antenna signals before connecting the antennas to the TV.
This procedure requires an optional combiner-adaptor (available at most electronics
shops).
1
Connect both antenna
leads to the combiner.
2
Plug the combiner
into the VHF/UHF terminal on the bottom
of the rear panel.
Connecting Cable TV
To connect to a cable TV system, follow the instructions below.
Cable without a Cable Box
Plug the incoming cable
into the VHF/UHF
antenna terminal on back
of the TV.
Because this TV is
cable-ready, you do not need a
cable box to view unscrambled cable
channels.
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I N S TA L L AT I O N
Connecting to a Cable Box that Descrambles All Channels
Find the cable that is connected to the ANTENNA
OUT terminal on your
cable box.
This terminal might be labeled
“ANT OUT,” “VHF OUT,” or simply,
“OUT.”
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1
2
Connect the other end of
this cable to the VHF/UHF
antenna
terminal on the back of
the TV.
Connecting to a Cable Box that Descrambles Some Channels
If your cable box descrambles only some channels (such as premium channels), follow the
instructions below. You will need a two-way splitter, an RF (A/B) switch, and four lengths of
coaxial cable. (These items are available at most electronics stores.)
Find and disconnect the
cable that is connected to
the ANTENNA IN
terminal on your
cable box.
2
Connect this cable to a
two-way splitter.
3
Connect a coaxial cable
between an OUTPUT terminal on the splitter and
the IN terminal on the
cable box.
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This terminal might be labeled
“ANT IN,” “VHF IN,” or simply,
“IN.”
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I N S TA L L AT I O N
4
Connect a coaxial cable
between the ANTENNA
OUT terminal on the cable
box and the B–IN terminal
on the A/B switch.
5
Connect another cable
between the other OUT
terminal on the splitter
and the A–IN terminal on
the RF (A/B) switch.
6
Connect the last coaxial
cable between the OUT
terminal on the RF (A/B)
switch and the VHF/UHF
terminal on the rear of the
TV.
After you’ve made this connection, set the A/B switch to the “A” position for normal viewing.
Set the A/B switch to the “B” position to view scrambled channels. (When you set the A/B
switch to “B,” you will need to tune your TV to the cable box’s output channel, which is usually channel 3 or 4.)
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I N S TA L L AT I O N
Connecting a VCR
These instructions assume that you have already connected your TV to an antenna or a
cable TV system (according to the instructions on pages 2.1-2.3). Skip step 1 if you have
not yet connected to an antenna or a cable system.
1
Unplug the cable or
antenna from the back of
the TV.
2
Connect the cable or
antenna to the
ANTENNA IN terminal on
the back of the VCR.
3
Connect a coaxial cable
between the ANTENNA
OUT terminal on the VCR
and the antenna
terminal on the TV.
A coaxial cable is usually included with a VCR. (If not, check your local electronics
store).
4
Connect a set of audio
cables between the
AUDIO OUT jacks on the
VCR and the AUDIO
jacks(AV1~AV3) on the TV.
If you have a “mono” (non-stereo) VCR, use the Y-connector (not supplied) to hook up
to the left and right audio input jacks of the TV. If your VCR is stereo, you must connect two cables.
5
Connect a video cable
between the VIDEO OUT
jack on the VCR and the
VIDEO jack(AV1~AV3) on
the TV.
Follow the instructions in “Viewing a VCR or Camcorder Tape” to view your VCR tape.
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I N S TA L L AT I O N
Connecting an S-VHS VCR
Your TV can be connected to an S-Video signal from an S-VHS VCR.
(This connection delivers a better picture as compared to a standard VHS VCR.)
1
To begin, follow steps
1–3 in the previous
section to connect the
antenna or cable to your
VCR and your TV.
2
Connect a set of audio
cables between the
AUDIO OUT jacks on the
VCR and the AUDIO
INPUT 1 jacks on the TV.
Make sure the jacks you are using are underneath the number “1.”
3
Connect an S-video cable
between the S-VIDEO OUT
jack on the VCR and the
S-VIDEO INPUT jack on
the TV.
An S-video cable is usually included with an S-VHS VCR. (If not, check your local
electronics store.)
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I N S TA L L AT I O N
Connecting a Second VCR to Record from the TV
Your TV can send out signals of its picture and sound to be recorded by a second VCR.
To do this, connect your second VCR as follows:
1
Connect a set of audio
cables between the
AUDIO OUT jacks on the
TV and the AUDIO IN
jacks on the VCR.
(The VCR input jacks might be either on the front or on back of the VCR.)
2
Connect a video cable
between the VIDEO OUT
jack on the TV and the
VIDEO IN jack on the VCR.
Refer to your VCR’s instructions for more information about how to record using this kind
of connection.
Connecting a DVD Player
(480i/480p)
The rear panel jacks on your TV make it easy to connect a DVD player to your TV.
1
Connect a set of audio
cables between the AV-2
INPUT(VCR) or AV-3
INPUT(VCR) jacks on the
TV and the AUDIO OUT
jacks on the DVD player.
2
Connect a video cable
between the COMPONENT 1 INPUT (Y/V, PB,
PR) or COMPONENT 2
INPUT (Y/V, PB, PR)jacks
on the TV and the DVDOUT (Y, PB, PR) jacks on
the DVD player.
Note: For an explanation of Component video, see your DVD player's owner's manual.
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Connecting a Digital TV Set-Top Box
(480p/1080i)
Connect the Y, PB, and PR video outputs of the set-top box to their corresponding inputs
on the TV. Next, connect the Left and Right audio from the set-top box to the corresponding L and R terminals on the TV. (The connections for a typical set-top box are
shown below.)
1
Connect a coaxial cable
between the ANTENNA
OUT terminal on the Set
Top Box and the antenna
terminal on the TV.
2
Connect a set of audio
cables between the AV-3
INPUT(VCR) or AV-2
INPUT(VCR) jacks on the
TV and the AUDIO OUT
jacks on the Set Top Box.
3
Connect a video cable
between the COMPONENT 2 INPUT (Y/V, PB,
PR) or COMPONENT 1
INPUT (Y/V, PB, PR)jacks
on the TV and the VIDEO
OUT (Y, PB, PR) jacks on
the Set Top Box.
Note: For an explanation of Set top box, see your Set top box owner's manual.
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I N S TA L L AT I O N
Connecting a Camcorder
The side panel jacks on your TV make it easy to connect a camcorder to your TV. They allow
you to view the camcorder tapes without using a VCR. (Also see “Viewing an External Signal
Source” on page 3.17)
1
Locate the A/V output
jacks on the camcorder.
They are usually found on
the side or back of the
camcorder.
2
Connect an audio cable
between the AUDIO OUTPUT jack on the camcorder and the AUDIO
terminals on the TV.
3
Connect a video cable
between the VIDEO OUTPUT jack on the camcorder and the VIDEO terminal on the TV.
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.
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I N S TA L L AT I O N
Installing Batteries in the Remote Control
1
Slide the cover out completely.
Install two AA/AAAsize
batteries.
Replace the cover.
Remove the batteries and store
them in a cool, dry place if you won’t
be using the remote control for a
long time.
▼
3
Make sure to match the “+” and
“–” ends of the batteries with the
diagram inside the compartment.
▼
2
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.)
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O P E R AT I O N
Turning the TV On and Off
Press the POWER button on the remote control.
You can also use the POWER button on the front panel.
Plug & Play Feature
When the TV is initially powered On, five basic customer settings proceed automatically
and subsequently: Setting the language, Video signal source, Ant. input check, Auto program, and Clock.
1
Press the POWER button
on the remote control.
The message “Plug &
Play” is displayed.
It flickers for a little while
and then the “Language”
menu is automatically
displayed.
2
Press the VOL+ or VOLbutton to select the
desired language.
Press the MENU button to
enter the language, and
then the “Channel” menu
is automatically displayed.
3
Press the VOL+ or VOLbutton to select the
desired video signal
source.
Press the MENU button to
enter the video signal
source, and then the
“Ant Input check” is
automatically displayed.
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4
Make sure that the
antenna is connected to
the TV. And then press the
VOL+ or VOL- button to
activate "Auto Program" or
press the MENU button to
skip. (refer to “Auto
program” on page 3.6.)
5
Press the VOL+ or VOLbutton to move to the hour
or minute. Set the hour or
minute by pressing the
CH▲ or CH▼ button.
(refer to “Setting the
clock” on page 3.10.)
6
When you have finished,
press the MENU button.
The message “Enjoy your
watching..” is displayed.
7
If you want to reset this
feature
(1)Press the MENU button.
(2)Press the CH▼ button
three times to select the
Function menu and
press the VOL+ button.
(3)Press the CH▼ button
to select Plug & Play
and press the VOL+ button.
The message “Plug &
Play” is displayed.
Note: Plug & Play feature doesn’t work when the V-chip is
on or when in the A/V mode.
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O P E R AT I O N
Viewing the Menus and On-Screen Displays
Viewing the Menus
The on-screen menus disappear
from the screen after thirty seconds.
▼
1
With the power on, press
the MENU button.
The main menu appears
on the screen. Its left side
has five icons: Picture,
Sound, Channel, Function
and PIP.
You can also use the MENU,
CHANNEL, and VOLUME buttons
on the control panel of the TV to
make selections.
▼
2
Use the CH▲ and CH▼ buttons to highlight one of the 5 icons.
Then press the VOL+ button to access the icon’s sub-menu.
3
Press the MENU button to exit.
Viewing the Display
The display identifies the current channel and the status
of certain audio-video settings.
Press the DISPLAY button
on the remote control.
The on-screen display
shows any or all of the following: Active channel,
the channel label, video
source, the time, and the
time remaining on the
sleep timer.
(“*” indicates a channel
has been manually fine
tuned.)
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The on-screen displays
disappear after ten seconds.
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O P E R AT I O N
Selecting a Menu Language
1
Press the MENU button to
display the menu.
Press the CH ▼ button to
select “Function”, then
press the VOL + button
2
Press the VOL + button to
select the appropriate language: English, Español,
or Français.
3
Press the MENU button to
exit.
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O P E R AT I O N
Memorizing the Channels
Your TV can memorize and store all of the available channels for both “off-air” (antenna)
and cable channels. After the available channels are memorized, use the CH ▲ and
CH ▼ buttons to scan through the channels. This eliminates the need to change channels by entering the channel digits. There are three steps for memorizing channels:
selecting a broadcast source, memorizing the channels (automatic) and adding and deleting channels (manual).
Selecting the Video Signal-source
Before your television can begin memorizing the available channels, you must specify the
type of signal source that is connected to the TV (i.e., an antenna or a cable system).
1
Press the MENU button to
display the menu.
Press the CH ▼ button to
select “Channel”, then
press the VOL + button
2
Repeatedly press the
VOL + button to cycle
through these choices:
ANT (antenna) STD, HRC
or IRC (all cable TV).
Note: STD, HRC and IRC identify various types of cable
TV systems. Contact your local cable company to identify
the type of cable system that exists in your particular area.
At this point the signal source has been selected. Proceed
to “Storing Channels in Memory” (next page).
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Storing Channels in Memory (Automatic Method)
1
First, select the correct
signal source (ANT, STD,
HRC, IRC). See steps 1~4
on previous page.
Press the MENU button to
display the menu.
Press the CH ▼ button to
select “Channel”, then
press the VOL + button.
2
Press the CH ▼ button to
select “Auto program”.
The TV automatically cycles
through all of the available channels
and stores them in memory. This
takes about one to two minutes.
Press MENU at any time to interrupt
the memorization process and return
to the Channel menu.
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3
Press the VOL + button.
The TV will begin
memorizing all of the
available channels.
After all the available
channels are stored, the
Auto program menu reappears. Press the MENU
button to exit.
Note: Channel auto program does not function when the V-chip is active.
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O P E R AT I O N
Adding and Erasing Channels (Manual Method)
1
Press the MENU button to
display the menu.
Press the CH ▼ button to
select “Channel”, then
press the VOL+ button.
2
Press the CH ▲ or CH ▼
button to select
“Add/Erase”, then press
the VOL+ button.
3
Press the VOL+ button.
Press the CH ▲/▼ button
or the number buttons to
select the channel you
want to add or erase.
Press the MENU button.
4
Press the CH ▲ or CH ▼
button to select “Select”.
Press the VOL+ or VOLbutton to select “Added”
or “Erased”.
Press the MENU button to
exit.
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Changing Channels
Using the Channel Buttons
1
Press the CH ▲ or CH ▼ button to change channels.
When you press CH ▲ or CH ▼, the TV changes channels in sequence. You will see all the
channels that the TV has memorized. (The TV must have memorized at least three channels.)
You will not see channels that were either erased or not memorized.
Directly Accessing Channels
Use the number buttons to quickly tune to any channel.
1
Press the number buttons to go directly to a channel.
For example, to select channel 27, press “2” then “7”.
The TV will change channels when you press the
second number.
When you use the number buttons, you can directly select channels that were either erased or
not memorized.
To select a channel over 100, press the +100 button.
(For channel 122, press “+100” then “2” then “2”.)
To change to single-digit channels (0–9) faster, press “0” before the single digit.
(For channel “4” press “0” then “4”.)
Using the PRE-CH Button to select the Previous Channel
Press the PRE-CH button.
The TV will switch to the last channel viewed.
To quickly switch between two
channels that are far apart, tune to
one channel, then use the number
button to select the second channel.
Then, use the PRE-CH button to
quickly alternate between them.
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1
Adjusting the Volume
Press VOL + or – VOL to increase or decrease the volume.
Using Mute
At any time, you can temporarily cut off the sound using the Mute button.
1
Press MUTE and the sound cuts off.
The word “Mute” will appear in the lower-left corner of the
screen.
2
To turn mute off, press MUTE again, or simply press either the
VOL – or VOL + button.
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O P E R AT I O N
Labeling the Channels
Use this feature to assign an easy-to-remember label to any channel (i.e., “CBS”, “ESPN”,
“PBS2”, CNN1”, etc.) A label consists of four fields, where each field is a letter, a number, “*”, or a blank. When the DISPLAY button is pressed, the channel label will appear
next to the channel number.
1
Press the CH ▲ or CH ▼ button
to tune to the channel that will
be labeled.
Press the MENU button to display the menu, then press the
CH ▼ button to select
“Channel”.
Press the VOL + button.
3
Press the CH ▼ button to select
“Labeling”.
Press the VOL + button to begin
labeling. The left-most field will
be highlighted.
(Each label has four fields.
See top paragraph.)
4
Press the CH ▲ or CH ▼ button
to select a letter, a number, “*”,
or a blank. (Pressing the CH ▲
button results in this sequence:
A,B,...Z,*, blank,0,1,...9).
5
Press the VOL+ button to
switch to the next field, which
will be highlighted. Select a
second letter or digit using the
CH ▲ and CH ▼ buttons, as
above. Repeat the process to
select the last two digits.
Press the MENU button to set the label and clear the menus from
the screen.
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Note: You cannot select
“Labeling” in the A/V mode.
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O P E R AT I O N
Setting the Clock
Setting the clock is necessary in order to use the various timer features of the TV.
Also, you can check the time while watching the TV (Just press the DISPLAY button).
Option 1: Setting the Clock Manually
1
Press the MENU button to
display the menu.
Press the CH ▼ button to
select “Function”, then
press the VOL + button.
2
Press the CH ▼ button to
select “Time” menu.
Press the VOL + button:
The Time menu will
appear on the screen, and
“Clock” will be highlighted.
When selecting the hours, be sure
to select the proper time of day (AM
or PM).
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3
Press the VOL + button
again (the hours digits will
be highlighted). Press the
CH ▲ or CH ▼ button
repeatedly until the correct hour appears.
The time will appear every time
you press the DISPLAY button.
▼
4
You can change the hours by pressing
the CH ▲ or CH ▼ button repeatedly
(or by holding down either of these
buttons).
After the hour is entered,
Press the VOL + button.
(at this point the minutes
digits will be highlighted).
Press the CH ▲ or CH ▼
button to select the
correct minutes.
After selecting the correct
minutes, press the VOL +
button.
Press the MENU button to
exit.
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O P E R AT I O N
Option 2: Using the Local PBS Channel to Automatically Set the
TV Clock
1
Press the MENU button to
display the menu.
Press the CH ▼ button to
select “Function”, then
press the VOL + button.
2
Press the CH ▼ button to
select “Auto clock set”
menu, then press the VOL
+ button.
3
Press the VOL + button to
select Auto clock set
“On”.
4
Press the CH ▼ button to
select “PBS channel”.
While “PBS channel” is
selected, press the VOL +
button to activate the
channel-number field.
Press the CH ▲ and CH ▼
to select your local PBS
channel.
Press the MENU button.
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5
Press the CH ▼ button to
select “Time zone”.
While “Time zone” is
selected, then press the
VOL+ or VOL- to change
the Time zone.
Sequence: ATL., EAST,
CEN., MTN., PAC., ALAS.,
HAW..
6
Press the CH ▼ button to
select “DST”(Daylight
saving time). While “DST”
is selected, press the
VOL+ or VOL- button to
indicate “Yes” or “No”.
The clock is set.
Press the MENU button to
exit.
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O P E R AT I O N
Customizing the Picture
You can use the on-screen menus to change the Contrast, Brightness, Sharpness, Color,
Tint and according to personal preference. (Alternatively, you can use one of the
“automatic” settings. See next page.)
1
Press the MENU button to
display menu.
2
Press the VOL – or VOL +
button repeatedly, until the
word “Custom” is selected.
(When Custom is highlighted, the words “Adjust” will
appear on the screen.)
3
Press the CH ▼ button to
select “Adjust”, then
press the VOL+ button.
(The words Contrast,
Brightness, Sharpness,
Color, and Tint will appear
on the screen.)
Press the CH ▲ or CH ▼
button to select a particular item.
Press the VOL – or VOL +
button to increase or
decrease the value of a
particular item.
For example, if you select
“Brightness,” pressing the
VOL + button increases it.
Press the MENU button to
exit.
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After adjusting an item, the gauge
will automatically disappear (after
about 5 seconds).
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Using Automatic Picture Settings
Your TV has three automatic picture settings (“Dynamic”, “Standard” and “Movie” ) that
are preset at the factory. You can activate either Standard, Mild or Dynamic by pressing
the P.MODE button (or by making a selection from the menu). Or, you can select
“Custom” which automatically recalls your personalized picture settings.
1
Press the MENU button to
display the menu, then
press the VOL + button.
2
Press the VOL - or VOL +
button to select the
“Dynamic”, “Standard,”
“Movie,” or “Custom”
picture setting.
•
•
•
•
Choose Dynamic for viewing the TV during the day or when there is brightlight in the room.
Choose Standard for the standard factory settings.
Choose Movie when viewing the movie.
Choose Custom if you want to adjust the settings accordings to personal
preference (see “Customizing the Picture, page 3.13).
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Customizing the Sound
The sound settings can be adjusted to suit your personal perferences.
(Alternatively, you can use one of the “automatic” settings. See next page.)
Note: The Woofer function
appears in TXM2798HF/
TXM3098WHF/TXM3298HF models.
▼
1
Press the MENU button to
display the menu.
Press the CH ▼ button to
select the “Sound”, then
press the VOL + button.
2
Press the VOL - or VOL +
button repeatedly, until
the word “Custom” is
selected (When Custom is
selected, the words
“Equalizer” will appear on
the screen).
3
Press the CH ▼ button to
select “Equalizer”, then
press the VOL+ button.
4
Press the VOL – or VOL +
buttons to highlight a particular item to be channel.
Press the CH ▼ or CH ▲
buttons to increase or
decrease the value of a
particular item.
Press the MENU button
exit.
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O P E R AT I O N
Using Automatic Sound Settings
Your TV has four automatic sound settings (“Standard,” “Music,” “Movie,” and “Speech”)
that are preset at the factory. You can activate either Standard, Music, Movie or Speech
by pressing the S.MODE button (or by making a selection from the menu). Or, you can
select “Custom,” which automatically recalls your personalized sound settings.
1
Press the MENU button to
display the menu.
Press the CH ▼ button to
select the “Sound”, then
press the VOL + button.
2
Press the VOL - or VOL +
button repeatedly to
select the “Standard,”
“Music,” “Movie,”
“Speech” or “Custom”
sound settings.
•
•
•
•
•
Choose Standard for the standard factory settings.
Choose Music when watching music videos or concerts.
Choose Movies when watching movies.
Choose Speech when watching a show that is mostly dialogue (i.e., news).
Choose Custom to recall your personalized settings.
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Viewing an External Signal Source
You must select the appropriate mode in order to view the external signal on the TV.
1
Press the MENU button to
display the menu.
Press the CH ▼ button to
select “Channel”, then
press the VOL+ button.
2
Press the CH ▼ button to
select “TV/AV”.
3
Press the VOL+ button.
You will switch between
viewing the signals coming from equipment connected to the TV’s A/V
jacks, and the TV signal.
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S P E C I A L F E AT U R E S
Customizing Your Remote Control
Your TV comes equipped with a “universal” remote control. In addition to
controlling the TV, the universal remote can also operate a VCR, DVD and a cable box
(even if your VCR and cable box are made by manufacturers other than Samsung).
Note: The remote control might not be compatible with all DVD players, VCRs, and Cable boxes.
Setting Up Your Remote Control to Operate Your VCR (or DVD)
1
Turn off your VCR.
Press the MODE button and make sure that the VCR (or DVD)
LED is illuminated.
The remote control has four
“modes”: “TV,” “VCR”, “Cable” and
“DVD.” Press the “MODE” button to
switch the remote control to the “VCR”
(or DVD) mode.
▼
2
3
On your Samsung remote control, press the SET button.
Enter 3 digits of the VCR (or DVD) code listed on the next
page for your brand of VCR (or DVD).
Press the POWER button on the remote control. Your VCR
(or DVD) should turn on. If your VCR (or DVD) turns on, your
remote control is now set correctly.
Once your remote control is set up, press the MODE button
any time you want to use the remote to operate your VCR (or
DVD).
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When your remote control is in the
“VCR” (or DVD) mode, the volume buttons still control your TV’s volume.
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6
If your VCR (or DVD) does not turn
on, repeat steps 2, 3, and 4, but try one of
the other codes listed for the brand of
your particular VCR (or DVD).
If no other codes are listed, try each code,
000 through 089.
▼
5
Make sure you enter 3 digits of the
code, even if the first digit is a “0.”
If more than one code listed, try the first
one.
▼
4
When your remote is in the “TV” mode,
the VCR control buttons (PLAY, PAUSE,
etc.) will still operate your VCR.
S P E C I A L F E AT U R E S
VCR Codes
DVD Codes
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S P E C I A L F E AT U R E S
Setting Up Your Remote Control to Operate Your Cable Box
1
Turn off your cable box.
Press the MODE button and make sure that the CABLE LED
is illuminated.
The remote control has four
“modes”: “TV”, “VCR”, “Cable” and
“DVD”.
Press the “MODE” button to switch the
remote control to the “Cable” mode.
▼
2
3
On your Samsung remote control, press the SET button.
Enter 3 digits of the cable box code listed below for your
brand of cable box.
Press the POWER button. Your cable box should turn on. If your
cable box turns on, your remote control is now “set up” correctly.
Once your remote control is set up, press the MODE button
any time you want to use the remote to operate your cable
box.
Cable Box
Codes
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When your remote control is
in the “CABLE” mode, the volume buttons still control your TV’s volume. Also,
the VCR control buttons (PLAY, PAUSE,
etc.) will still operate your VCR.
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6
If your cable box does not turn on,
repeat steps 2, 3, and 4, but try one of the
other codes listed for your particular
brand of cable box (If no other codes are
listed, try each cable box code, 000
through 077).
▼
5
Make sure you enter 3 digits of the
code, even if the first digit is a “0.” (If
more than one code listed, try the first
one.)
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4
S P E C I A L F E AT U R E S
Fine Tuning Channels
Use fine tuning to manually adjust a particular channel for optional reception.
1
Select the appropriate
channel.
Press MENU to display
the menu.
Press the CH ▼ button to
select the “Channel”, then
press the VOL+ button.
2
Press the CH ▼ button to
select “Fine tune”.
After you adjust the fine tuning,
“*” will appear when you press DISPLAY while watching this channel.
▼
3
Press the VOL+ or VOLbutton to adjust the fine
tuning.
4
To store the fine tuning
setting in the TV’s memory,
press the CH ▲ button.
(“*” will appear).
To reset the fine tuning to
“oo”, press the CH ▼ button.
Press the MENU button to
exit.
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S P E C I A L F E AT U R E S
LNA (Low Noise Amplifier)
If the TV is operating in a weak-signal area, sometimes the LNA function can improve
the reception (a low-noise preamplifier boosts the incoming signal).
1
Press the MENU button to
display the menu.
Press the CH ▼ button
twice to select the
“Picture”, then press the
VOL+ button.
2
Press the CH ▼ button to
select “P.Function”, then
press the VOL+ button.
▼
3
Press the VOL - or VOL +
button to select LNA “on.”
Press the MENU button to
exit.
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Pressing VOL - or VOL + will
alternate between “On” and “Off.”
Note: The Demostration function
doesn’t appears in TXM2796HF,
TXM3296HF, TXM3096WHF,
TXM2797HF models.
S P E C I A L F E AT U R E S
Tilt
Due to the Earth’s magnetic field there may be same minor image tilt depending on the
TV’s location. When this occurs, follow the steps below.
1
Press the MENU button to
display the menu.
Press the CH ▼ button
twice to select the
“Picture”, then press the
VOL+ button.
2
Press the CH ▼ button to
select “P.Function”, then
press the VOL+ button.
3
Press the CH ▼ button to
select “Tilt”, then
press the VOL– or VOL+
buttons to adjust the Tilt.
Press the MENU button to
exit.
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S P E C I A L F E AT U R E S
Digital Noise Reduction
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.
1
Press the MENU button to
display the menu, then
ress the VOL +button to
select the “Picture” menu.
2
Press the CH ▼ button to
select "Digital NR."
Pressing the VOL- or VOL+ button will alternate between “On” and
“Off”.
▼
3
Press the VOL + or VOL button to select Digital
NR “On”.
Press the MENU button to
exit.
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Changing the Screen Size
TXM3097WHF/ TXM3098WHF / TXM3096WHF
Press the P.SIZE button to change the screen.
• Wide:
• Panorama:
• Zoom1:
Sets the picture to 16:9 wide mode.
Use this mode for the wide aspect ratio of a panoramic picture.
Magnifies the size of the picture on screen.
You can also move the picture on screen using the joystick up or down.
• Zoom2:
Magnifies the size of the picture more than Zoom1.
You can also move the picture on screen using the joystick up or down.
• 4:3(Normal): Sets the picture to 4:3 normal mode.
Notes: Screen size cannot be changed in the PIP mode. When the Aspect button is selected
and then the appropriate OSD(On-Screen Display) is displayed, the Channel Up/Down buttons don't operate for about three seconds.
TXM3297HF / TXM2797HF / TXM2796HF / TXM3296HF /
TXM3298HF / TXM2798HF
Press the P.SIZE button to change the screen.
• Normal:
• Zoom1:
• Zoom2:
• Wide:
Sets the picture to 4:3 normal mode.
Magnifies the size of the picture on screen.
You can also move the picture on screen using the joystick up or down.
Magnifies the size of the picture more than Zoom1.
You can also move the picture on screen using the joystick up or down.
Sets the picture to 16:9 wide mode.
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S P E C I A L F E AT U R E S
Changing the Color Tone
1
Press the MENU button to
display the menu, then
press the VOL + button to
select the “Picture” menu.
2
Press the CH ▼ button to
select "Color Tone".
3
Press the VOL + or VOL buttons to select
”Normal”, “Warm 1”,
“Cool 1”, “Warm 2”or
“Cool 2” according to
personal preference.
Press the MENU button to
exit.
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Using the R.Surf Feature
This feature allows you to set the TV to return to a particular channel after a certain
amount of time. For example, you may be watching a channel when commercials start.
You can set the R.Surf to “5 minutes”, then switch channels. After minutes, the TV will
return to the original channel. To use the R.Surf feature:
1
While you are watching
the channel to which you
want to return, press
R.SURF . The on-screen
display will read “Surf
off”.
2
Press R.SURF again to set
the timer in thirty second
intervals, up to five minutes.
3
The time you set will begin counting down on the screen.
When the time runs out, the TV will return to the channel
you were watching when you set the timer.
Freezing the Picture
Note: The still function doesn’t
operate in Component 1, 2 mode.
▼
1
Press the STILL button to freeze a moving picture.
(normal sound will still be heard.)
Press again to cancel.
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Setting the On/Off Timer
Before using the timer, you must
set the TV’s clock. (See “Setting the
Clock” on page 3.10).
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1
Press the MENU button to
display the menu.
Press the CH ▼ button to
select "Function", then
press the VOL+ button.
2
Press the CH ▼ button to
select "Time", then press
the VOL+ button.
3
Press the CH ▼ button to
select "On time".
Press the VOL+ button to
select the “On time” hours.
(The hours digits will be
highlighted.)
Press the CH ▲ or CH ▼
button repeatedly to select
the appropriate hours (i.e.,
the hour when the TV will
turn on.)
4
Press the VOL+ button to
select the “On time” minutes.
(The minutes digits will be
highlighted.)
Press the CH ▲ or CH ▼
button to select the appropriate minutes.
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When any of the timers are set, the
“Timer” LED will illuminate (front
panel of TV.)
S P E C I A L F E AT U R E S
To deactivate the “On time,”
select “Off” during this step.
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5
Press the VOL + button to
select “On/Off.”
Press the CH ▲ or CH ▼
button to turn the on-timer
“On.” (Repeatedly pressing
the CH ▲ or CH ▼ button
will alternate between on
and off.)
6
When finished, press the
VOL + button.
If no function buttons
(including remote control buttons or
front panel buttons) are operated for
three hours after the TV is turned on
with the by “On time” feature, the
TV will be automatically turned off.
▼
7
To set the Off time, press
the CH ▼ button to select
“Off time.”
Press the VOL + button
and set the hours and
minutes. (Follow the same
procedure as in steps 1~6
above.)
8
When finished setting the timer, press the MENU button to exit.
Setting the Sleep Timer
The sleep timer automatically shuts off the TV after a preset time
(from 10 to 180 minutes).
After about 5 seconds, the sleep
display will disappear from the
screen, and the time interval will be
set.
▼
1
Press the SLEEP button on the remote control.
2
Press the SLEEP button repeatedly until the appropriate time
interval appears (any of the preset values from “Off” to
“180”).
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Choosing a Multi-Channel Sound (MTS)
Soundtrack
Depending on the particular program being broadcast, you can listen to Stereo, Mono, or
a Separate Audio Program. (SAP audio is usually a foreign-language translation.
Sometimes SAP has unrelated information like news or weather.)
▼
Quick way to access the MTS:
Just press the “MTS” button on the
remote control.
1
Press the MENU button to
display the menu.
Press the CH▼ button
once to select the
“Sound”, then press the
VOL+ button.
2
Press the CH▼ button to
select “MTS”.
The text at the bottom of the
menu tells you if the incoming
audio is stereo, SAP, or mono.
▼
3
Press the VOL + or VOL button repeatedly to
select “Stereo”, “SAP”, or
“Mono”.
Press the MENU button to
exit.
•
•
•
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Choose Stereo for channels that are broadcasting in stereo.
Choose Mono for channels that are broadcasting in mono, or if you are
having difficulty receiving a stereo signal.
Choose SAP to listen to the Separate Audio Program, which is usually a
foreign-language translation.
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Extra sound settings (Turbo Sound,
Surround, Auto Volume, Melody, BBE or
Woofer)
The following sound settings can be adjusted to suit your personal preferences.
• Turbo Sound (TXM2796HF / TXM3296HF / TXM3096WHF)
Turbo sound emphasizes the bass and treble frequencies to add fullness to the sound.
• Surround
Your Samsung TV can create a "surround" effect such that the sound seems to come
from all directions. Once the “Surround” is set to “On”, the setting applies to sound
effects such as Standard, Music, Movie and Speech.
• Auto Volume
Each broadcasting station has its own signal conditions, which can make it necessary
to adjust the volume every time the channel is changed. “Auto volume” lets you
automat-ically 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 sig-nal is low.
• Melody
You can hear clear a melody sound when the TV is powered on or Off.
• BBE(TXM3297HF / TXM3097WHF / TXM2797HF / TXM3298HF /
TXM3098WHF / TXM2798HF)
A Sound related function that operates the treble, bass, and boost the function based
to 650dB standards and reverses the phase to produce replicated sound that is close to
the original sound.
• Woofer (TXM2798HF / TXM3298HF / TXM3098WHF)
Woofer sound emphasizes the bass frequencies to add fullness to the sound.
1
Press the MENU button to
display the menu.
Press the CH▼ button to
select the “Sound”, then
press the VOL + button.
Setting Woofer Sound
2-1
TXM2798HF / TXM3298HF
TXM3098WHF
Press the CH▼ button to
select “Woofer”, then
press the VOL - or VOL +
button to select Woofer
“on.”
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S P E C I A L F E AT U R E S
Settings Turbo Sound, Surround, Auto
Volume, Melody or BBE
2-2
Press the CH▼ button to
select “S.Function”, the
press the VOL + button.
3
Press the CH▼ or CH▼
button to select the
required item, the press
the VOL + button to select
“On”.
TXM2796HF / TXM3296HF
TXM3096WHF
Press the MENU button to
exit
TXM3298HF / TXM3098WHF
TXM2798HF / TXM3297HF
TXM3097WHF / TXM2797HF
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S P E C I A L F E AT U R E S
Viewing Closed Captions
Your TV decodes and displays the closed captions that are broadcast with certain TV shows.
These captions are usually subtitles for the hearing impaired or foreign-language translations. All VCRs record the closed caption signal from television programs, so home-recorded video tapes also provide closed captions. Most pre-recorded commercial video tapes provide closed captions as well. Check for the closed caption symbol in your television schedule
and on the tape’s packaging:
.
1
Press the MENU button to
display the menu.
Press the CH ▼ button to
select the “Function”,
then press the VOL+ button.
2
Press the CH ▼ button to
select the “Caption”, then
press the VOL+ button.
Misspellings and unusual
characters sometimes occur during
closed caption transmissions, especially
those of live events. There may be a
small delay before captions appear when
you change channels. These are not
malfunctions of the TV.
▼
3
Press the VOL – or VOL +
button to turn closed
captioning on/off.
In caption mode, captions appear at
the bottom of the screen, and they usually cover only a small portion of the
picture.
▼
4
Press the CH ▼ button to
select “Mode”, then press
VOL – or VOL + to select
“Caption” or “Text.”
Depending on the particular broadcast, it might be necessary to
make changes to “Channels” and “Field”:
Use the CH ▲, CH ▼, VOL + and VOL - buttons to make the
changes. (Follow the same procedure as in steps 3~4 above.)
Press the MENU button to exit.
Different channels and fields
display different information: Field 2
carries additional information that
supplements the information in Field 1.
(For example, Channel 1 may have
subtitles in English, while Channel 2 has
subtitles in Spanish.)
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5
In text mode, information unrelated to
the program, such as news or weather, is
displayed. Text often covers a large
portion of the screen.
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S P E C I A L F E AT U R E S
Viewing Picture-in-Picture
(TXM3297HF/TXM3097WHF/TXM3298HF/
TXM3098WHF/TXM2798HF)
You can use the PIP feature to simultaneously to watch two video sources.
Note:The PIP feature does not work with DVD signals and S-Video mode.
When PIP is selected in the Zoom mode, the Mode is automatically converted
into the Normal mode.
Activating Picture-in-Picture
Press the MENU button to
display the menu.
Quick way to access the PIP:
Just press the PIP button on the
remote control.
▼
1
Press the CH▼ to select
the “PIP”, then press the
VOL + button.
Press the VOL + button to
select PIP “On.”
Press the MENU button to
exit.
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If you turn TV off while watching
and turn it on again, the PIP window
will disappear.
▼
2
S P E C I A L F E AT U R E S
Selecting a Signal Source (External A/V) for PIP
Press the MENU button to
display the menu.
Quick way to access the PIP source:
Just press the SOURCE button on the
remote control.
▼
1
Press the CH▼ to select
the “PIP”, then press the
VOL + button.
2
Press the VOL + button to
select PIP “On.”
Press the CH▼ to select
the “TV/AV”, then press
the VOL + button repeatedly to cycle through all of
the available signal
sources:
“TV”, “AV1”, “AV2” and
“AV3”.
For more information about
external A/V components and signals, see “Viewing an External Signal
Source” on page 3.17.
If you select “TV”, the PIP image is
the same as the main image.
▼
3
Press the MENU button to
exit.
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Changing the Size of the PIP Window
Press the MENU button to
display the menu.
Press the CH▼ to select
the “PIP”, then press the
VOL + button.
2
Press the VOL + button to
select PIP “On.”
3
Press the CH▼ to select
the “Size”, then press the
VOL + button repeatedly to
select the “Double
Screen”, “Large Screen”,
“Small Screen” or “Stock
ticker”.
Press the MENU button to
exit.
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Quick way to access the PIP size:
Just press the SIZE button on the remote
control.
Press the SIZE button repeatedly to cycle
through this sequence: double screen
window, large window, small window and
stock ticker window.
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1
S P E C I A L F E AT U R E S
Swapping the Contents of the PIP image and Main image
Press the MENU button to
display the menu.
Quick way to access the SWAP:
Just press the SWAP button on the
remote control.
▼
1
Press the CH▼ to select
the “PIP”, then press the
VOL + button.
2
Press the VOL + button to
select PIP “On.”
3
Press the CH▼ to select
the “Swap”, then press
the VOL + button.
The image in the PIP window will appear on the
main screen, and vice
versa.
Press the MENU button to
exit.
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S P E C I A L F E AT U R E S
Changing the PIP Channel
Press the MENU button to
display the menu.
Press the CH▼ to select
the “PIP”, then press the
VOL + button.
2
Press the VOL + button to
select PIP “On.”
3
Press the CH▼ to select
the “Channel”, then press
the VOL + button.
Press the CH▲ or CH▼
button to change the
channel that appears in
the PIP window.
Press the MENU button to
exit.
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Quick way to access the PIP channel:
Just press the CH▲ or CH▼ button(blue
color) on the remote control.
▼
1
S P E C I A L F E AT U R E S
Using the V-Chip (Option)
The V-Chip feature automatically locks out programming that is deemed inappropriate
for children. The user must first enter a PIN (personal ID number) before any of the
V-Chip restrictions can be set up or changed.
Note : When the V-chip feature is active, channel-auto program features do not function.
Setting Up Your Personal ID Number (PIN)
1
Press the MENU button to
display the menu.
Press the CH ▼ button to
select the “Function”,
then press the VOL + button.
2
Press the CH ▼ button to
select the “V-chip”, then
press the VOL + button.
The “Enter Pin” screen
will appear. Enter your
4-digit PIN number,
Note: The default PIN number for a new TV set is “0-0-0-0”.
3
After entering a valid PIN
number, the “V-chip”
screen will appear.
Press the CH ▼ button
and select “Change pin.”
Note: If you forget the PIN,
press the remote-control keys in the
following sequence, which resets the
pin to 0-0-0-0:
POWER OFF ➜ MUTE ➜ 8 ➜ 2 ➜
4 ➜ POWER ON.
▼
4
While the “Change pin”
field is selected, press the
VOL + button.
The Change pin screen
will appear. Choose any
4-digits for your PIN and
enter them.
As soon as the 4 digits are entered, the “Confirm new pin”
screen appears. Re-enter the same 4 digits. When the Confirm
screen disappears, your PIN has been memorized.
Press the MENU button to exit.
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S P E C I A L F E AT U R E S
How to Enable/Disable the V-Chip
1
Press the MENU button to
display the menu.
Press the CH ▼ button to
select the “Function”,
then press the VOL + button.
2
Press the CH ▼ button to
select the “V-chip”, then
press the VOL + button.
The “Enter Pin” screen
will appear. Enter your
4-digit PIN number,
3
To enable the V-Chip
feature, press the VOL +
button so that the “V-Chip
lock” field is Yes.
(Pressing the VOL + button
will alternate between Yes
and No.)
How to Set up Restrictions Using the “TV guidelines”
First, set up a personal identification number (PIN), and enable the V-Chip.
(See previous section.) Parental restrictions can be set up using either of two methods:
The TV guidelines or the MPAA rating.
1
Press the MENU button to
display the menu.
Press the CH ▼ button to
select the “Function”,
then press the VOL + button.
2
Press the CH ▼ button to
select the “V-chip”, then
press the VOL + button.
The “Enter Pin” screen
will appear. Enter your
4-digit PIN number,
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3
Press the CH ▼ button to
select the “TV guidelines”, then press the VOL
+ button.
▼
Note: These categories consist of
two separate groups: TV-Y and TV-Y7
(young children through age 7), and
TV-G through TV-MA (everybody
else).
4
The “TV guidelines”
screen will appear.
Press the CH ▲, CH ▼
buttons to select one of
the six age-based categories:
TV-Y
Young children
TV-Y7
Children 7 and over
-------------------------------------TV-G
General audience
TV-PG Parent Guidance
TV-14
Viewers 14 and over
TV-MA Mature audience
The restrictions for these two groups
work independently: If a household
includes very young children as well
as young adults, the TV guidelines
must be set up separately for each age
group. (See next step.)
5
At this point, one of the TV-Ratings is selected (blue color).
Press the VOL + button: Depending on your existing setup, a letter “U” or “B” will start blinking.
(U= Unblocked, B= Blocked)
While the “U” or ”B” is red, press the CH ▲ or CH ▼ button to block or unblock the category.
Press the MENU button once to save the TV guidelines. A TV-Rating will be selected (BLUE), and no letters
will blink. To exit this screen, press the MENU button again. To select a different TV-Rating, press the CH ▲
or CH ▼ button and then repeat the process.
Note 1: The TV-Y7, TV-PG, TV-14 and TV-MA have additional options. See the next step to change
any of the following sub-ratings:
FV: Fantasy violence
D: Dialog
L: Adult language
S: Sexual situation
V: Violence
Note 2: The V-Chip will automatically block certain categories that are “more restrictive.” For example, if
you block “TV-Y” category, then TV-Y7 will automatically be blocked. Similarly, if you block the TV-G category, then all the categories in the “young adult” group will be blocked (TV-G, TV-PG, TV-14 and TV-MA). The
sub-ratings (D, L, S, V) work together similarly. (See next section.)
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How to set the FV, D, L, S and V sub-ratings:
First, select one of these TV-Ratings: TV-Y7, TV-PG, TV-14 or TV-MA (See Step 4, on previous page).
Next, while the TV-Rating is selected (BLUE), repeatedly press the VOL + button. This will cycle through the
available sub-ratings (FV,L, S, D or V).
A blinking letter (“U” or “B”) will be displayed for each sub-rating. While the “U” or “B” is blinking, press
the CH ▲ or CH ▼ button to change the sub-rating.
Press the MENU button once to save the TV guidelines. A TV-Rating will be selected (BLUE), and no letters
will blink. To exit this screen, press the MENU button again. To select a different TV-Rating, press the CH ▲
or CH ▼ button and then repeat the process.
Note: The V-chip will automatically block certain categories that are “More restrictive”. For example, if you
block “L” sub-rating in TV-PG, then the “L” sub-ratings in TV-14 and TV-MA will automatically be blocked.
7
Press the MENU button three times to clear all the screens. (Or proceed to the next section, and set up
additional restrictions based on the MPAA codes).
How to Set up Restrictions using the MPAA Ratings: G, PG, PG13, R, NC-17, X
The MPAA rating system uses the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) system,
and its main application is for movies. (Eventually, movie videocassettes will be encoded
with MPAA ratings.) When the V-Chip lock is on, the TV will automatically block any
programs that are coded with objectionable ratings (either MPAA or TV-Ratings).
1
Press the MENU button to
display the menu.
Press the CH ▼ button to
select the “Function”,
then press the VOL + button.
2
Press the CH ▼ button to
select the “V-chip”, then
press the VOL + button.
The “Enter Pin” screen
will appear. Enter your
4-digit PIN number,
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3
The “V-chip” screen will
appear.
Press the CH ▼ button to
select “MPAA rating”,
then press the VOL + button.
▼
Note: The V-Chip will automatically block any category that is “more
restrictive.” For example, if you block
the “PG-13” category, then “R,” “NC17,” and “X” will automatically be
blocked also.
4
The “MPAA rating” screen
will appear.
Repeatedly press the CH ▼
button to select a
particular MPAA category.
Pressing the CH ▼ button
will cycle through the
MPAA categories:
G
General audience (no restrictions).
PG
Parental guidance suggested.
PG-13PG-13 (Parents strongly cautioned).
R
R (Restricted. Children under 17 should
be accompanied by an adult).
NC-17
No children under age 17.
X
X (Adults only).
NR
Not rated.
While a particular category is selected, press VOL + to activate it.
A letter (“U” or “B”) will be displayed. Press the CH ▲ or CH ▼
button to select “U” or”B”.
Press the MENU button to save the settings and to clear all
screens.
How to Reset the TV after the V-Chip
Blocks a Channel (“Emergency Escape”)
If the TV is tuned to a restricted channel, the V-Chip will block it. The screen will go blank and the following
message will appear: “Excessive rating.”
To resume normal viewing, tune to a different channel using the number buttons. Under certain conditions
(depending on the rating of the local TV programs) the V-Chip might lock out all the channels. In this case,
use the V-Chip function for an “emergency escape”:
Press the MENU button to display the menu. Press the CH ▼ button to select the “Function” menu and press
the VOL + button.
Press the CH ▼ button to select the “V-chip” menu and press the VOL + button. Enter your PIN number, and
press the VOL + button to temporarily disable the V-Chip Lock.
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Viewing the Demonstration
(TXM3297HF/TXM3097WHF/TXM3298HF/
TXM3098WHF/TXM2798HF)
To become familiar with the various menus provided by your television, you can view
the in built demonstration.
1
Press the MENU button to
display the menu.
Press the CH ▼ button
twice to select the
“Picture”, then press the
VOL+ button.
2
Press the CH ▼ button to
select “P.Function”, then
press the VOL+ button.
3
Press the CH ▼ button to
select “Demontration”,
then press the VOL+ button.
4
Each of the menu options
is displayed in turn.
When you wish to stop
the demonstration, press
any button on the remote
control.
Press the MENU button to
exit.
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Chapter Five
TROUBLESHOOTING
If the TV seems to have a problem, first try this list of possible problems and solutions.
If none of these troubleshooting tips apply, then call your nearest service center.
Identifying Problems
5.1
Problem
Possible Solution
Poor picture
Try another channel.
Adjust the antenna.
Check all wire connections.
Poor sound quality.
Try another channel.
Adjust the antenna.
No picture or sound.
Try another channel.
Press the TV/VIDEO button.
Make sure the TV is plugged in.
Check the antenna connections.
No color, wrong colors or tints.
Make sure the program is broadcast in color.
Adjust the picture settings.
If the set is moved or turned in a different
direction, the power should be OFF for at least
30 minutes.
Picture rolls vertically.
Adjust the antenna.
Check all wire connections.
The TV operates erratically
Unplug the TV for 30 seconds, then try
operating it again.
The TV won’t turn on.
Make sure the wall outlet is working.
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APPENDIX
Cleaning and Maintaining Your TV
With proper care, your TV unit will give you many years of service. Please follow these
guidelines to get the maximum performance from your TV.
Placement
• Do not place the TV near extremely hot, cold, humid or dusty places.
• Do not place the TV near appliances with electric motors that create magnetic fields,
such as vacuum cleaners.
• Keep the ventilation openings clear; do not place the TV on a soft surface, such as
cloth or paper.
• Place the TV in a vertical position only.
Liquids
• Do not handle liquids near or on the TV. Liquids that spill into it can cause serious
damage.
Cabinet
• Never open the cabinet or touch the parts inside.
• Wipe your TV with a clean, dry cloth. Never use water, cleaning fluids, wax, or
chemicals.
• Do not put heavy objects on top of the cabinet.
Temperature
• If your TV is suddenly moved from a cold to a warm place, unplug the power cord,
and allow at least two hours for moisture that may have formed inside the unit to dry
completely.
Using Your TV in Another Country
If you plan to take your TV with you to a foreign country, please be aware of the different
television systems that are in use around the world. A TV designed for one system may
not work properly with another system due to differences in the TV channel frequencies
Specifications
TXM2796HF / TXM2797HF
TXM3096WHF /TXM3097WHF
TXM3296HF / TXM3297HF
TXM2798HF
TXM3098WHF
TXM3298HF
AC 120 V
AC 120 V
AC 120 V
Voltage
60Hz
60Hz
60Hz
Frequency of Operation
100
W
100
W
100
W
Power Consumption
745 x 498 x 570 / 29.33 x 19.61 x 22.44 890 x 576 x 558 / 35.04 x 22.68 x 21.97 910 x 612 x 685 / 35.83 x 24.09 x 26.97
Dimensions
704 x 542 x 619 / 27.72 x 21.34 x 24.37 829 x 557 x 619 / 32.64 x 21.93 x 24.37 826 x 582 x 719 / 32.52 x 22.91 x 28.31
(mm/inches)
46 / 101.41
46 / 101.41
67 / 147.71
Weight
46.5 / 102.52
57.8 / 127.43
68.8 / 151.68
(Kg/ lbs)
Model
APPENDIX
A.1
MEMO
A.2
APPENDIX
MEMO
APPENDIX
A.3
MEMO
A.4
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