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    Safety warnings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Getting started . . . . . . . [...]

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    2 EN Safety warnings Do not insert the pow er plug in a wall socket or hang the TV to the wall bef[...]

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    Befor e you switch on y our TV , connect all your peripheral equipment. See T o mak e video and [...]

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    < Insert the aerial plug firmly into the aerial socket x at the bottom of the TV . Getting sta[...]

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    B Standby Press to s witch the TV from or to standby mode. When switched to standby , a red indic[...]

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    V V olume Press + or - to adjust the v olume. ¬ Mute k ey : interrupt the sound or r estore it. [...]

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    b Dual screen/PIP Press the b ke y to switch on or off Dual scr een or PIP , according to the forma[...]

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    EN 8 Digital audio languag e : See Adjust sound menu settings, p. 19. Digital subtitle languag e[...]

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    Intr oduction: Digital TV EN 9 Note : if the TV has already been installed befor e and/or you w[...]

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    First time installation (Continued) EN 10 After the W elcome screen y ou are ask ed to select a l[...]

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    First time installation (Continued) EN 11 By means of sev eral split screens/full scr eens you are[...]

  • Page 12

    Ho w to na vigate thr ough the menus EN 12 A lot of guiding instructions, help texts and messages w[...]

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    Ho w to na vigate thr ough the menus (continued) EN 13 4. Use the cursor up/down to select a menu[...]

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    EN 14 Each time you'v e made a selection, press the gr een ke y to confirm your selection. 1. [...]

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    Use of the TV menu settings (continued) EN 15 < Select Picture, Sound or Ambilight and press[...]

  • Page 16

    The picture men u contains the settings that affect the quality of the picture. 1. Press the MENU/B[...]

  • Page 17

    Custom tint (only when Tint is set to Custom) Fine tunes the white point (WP) and black lev el ([...]

  • Page 18

    DNR DNR automatically filters out and r educes the image noise . This impro ves pictur e quality wh[...]

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    The sound menu contains the settings that affect the quality of the sound. 1. Press the MENU/BR O W[...]

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    Adjust sound menu settings (Continued) EN 20 Dual I/II Allows y ou to select, per channel, Dual I[...]

  • Page 21

    Enjo y Ambilight EN 21 The ambilight menu contains the settings for contr olling the ambient light[...]

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    Enjo y Ambilight (Continued) EN 22 Colour Allows y ou to select or adjust the colour of the light t[...]

  • Page 23

    Enjo y Ambilight (Continued) EN 23 Custom colour Allows y ou to customise the ambilight colour . [...]

  • Page 24

    The Featur es menu allows y ou to control the settings of special TV functions, features and access[...]

  • Page 25

    Sleeptimer This sets a time period after which the TV automatically s witches to standby . 1. Sel[...]

  • Page 26

    Adjust featur e menu settings (Continued) EN 26 Set code/Change code This allows y ou to set or chan[...]

  • Page 27

    Adjust featur e menu settings (Continued) EN 27 Common interface This allows y ou to access common[...]

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    Ho w to sear ch for and stor e TV channels EN 28 This menu allows y ou to select your pr eferr ed l[...]

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    Ho w to sear ch for and stor e TV channels (Continued) EN 29 After language and countr y ar e set[...]

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    Ho w to sear ch for and stor e TV channels (Continued) EN 30 Analogue: manual installation This gi[...]

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    This allows y ou to rename, to reshuffle and to uninstall or r einstall the stor ed channels. <[...]

  • Page 32

    Set y our pref erences Manual netw ork installation EN 32 This menu contains items that can set or a[...]

  • Page 33

    This allows y ou to select the peripheral equipment you ha ve connected to the audio and video conne[...]

  • Page 34

    Reset the Factory settings Select a Decoder channel number EN 34 This allows y ou to define one or m[...]

  • Page 35

    This allows y ou to upgrade your TV software using a USB device. USB de vice upgrade It is possible[...]

  • Page 36

    EN This allows y ou to select up to four fa vourite channels lists with y our pr eferr ed TV channe[...]

  • Page 37

    EPG (Electr onic Pro gramme Guide) (only with Digital TV broadcasting) When the All channels lis[...]

  • Page 38

    2. Press the gr een colour ke y on the remote contr ol to watch/listen to the selected programme cu[...]

  • Page 39

    The Multimedia bro wser lets you displa y pictures and/or mo vies or pla y audio files stored on a U[...]

  • Page 40

    Multimedia Br o wser (Continued) EN 40 To r emov e the Memor y car d/USB device 1. Press the M[...]

  • Page 41

    Multimedia Bro wser men u 1. Insert a USB device. 2. Select the USB device under Multimedia with t[...]

  • Page 42

    Function k eys at the bottom of the screen Details to displa y a description of the selected file o[...]

  • Page 43

    Most TV channels broadcast inf ormation via teletext. This TV has a 1200 pages memor y that will s[...]

  • Page 44

    Hypertext With h yper text y ou can quickly jump to a pagenumber or search f or a specific word sho [...]

  • Page 45

    Some digital channels offer dedicated digital text services (for example BBCi). 1. Press b to switc[...]

  • Page 46

    To make video and audio connections EN 46 Tip : use the inputs that are a vailable on y our equi[...]

  • Page 47

    Camera, Camcorder , Game 1. Connect your camera, camcorder or game as shown. 2. Connect to VIDEO [...]

  • Page 48

    Pr Pb Y DIGITAL AUDIO AUDIO HDTV & Progressive DISPLAY SYNCHRONIZED 480p, 576p, 720p, 1080i I[...]

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    Connect a VCR or D VD recor der EN 49 W arning : do not place y our recorder too close to the sc[...]

  • Page 50

    Connect two VCRs or VCR and D VD recor der With eurocab les 1. Connect the aerial cables 1 and 2[...]

  • Page 51

    Connect a D VD pla y er or HD r eceiver Connect a D VD pla y er , HD receiver or game console EN [...]

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    Pr Pb Y DIGITAL AUDIO AUDIO HDTV & Progressive DISPLAY SYNCHRONIZED 480p, 576p, 720p, 1080i I[...]

  • Page 53

    Notes: - only a PC with digital sound can be connected to the HDMI connection; - if your PC does [...]

  • Page 54

    P ersonal computer to the home network connector EN 54 Connect a Home Cinema amplifier Digital Hom[...]

  • Page 55

    COMMON INTERFACE HDMI 1 HDMI 2 o o ETHERNET o COMMON INTERFACE TO P oo To r eceive scrambled [...]

  • Page 56

    Record with y our r ecorder Befor e operating your connected equipment you ha v e to make a selectio[...]

  • Page 57

    Most of the audio and video equipment from our range of products can be operated with the r emote co[...]

  • Page 58

    Tr oubleshooting 58 EN Symptom P ossible cause/Remedy No picture < V erify if the supplied c[...]

  • Page 59

    EN 59 Symptom P ossible cause/Remedy The remote does < V erify if the remote is set cor rectly[...]

  • Page 60

    Introduction Philips continuously tries to impr ov e its products and it wants you to pr ofit of tha[...]

  • Page 61

    Upgrade the TV software 1. Switch off your TV and remove all memory devices. 2. Insert the USB p[...]

  • Page 62

    EN 62 Local software upgrade pr ocedure New softwar e , or the currentl y installed software v ersi[...]

  • Page 63

    Annex 2 - Philips TV -Slideshow F ormat with backgr ound music 63 EN Introduction This document exp[...]

  • Page 64

    Annex 2 (Continued) 64 EN Supported XML-tags The following table giv es a description of the XML syn[...]

  • Page 65

    Annex 3 - Philips TV - P or table memory and USB issues 65 EN Digital Content Issues • See the su[...]

  • Page 66

    Annex 4 - Issues r eferring to connected peripherals with a HDMI connector 66 EN The HDMI IN conne[...]

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    active contr ol ........................... 18 ambilight ......................................21 a[...]

  • Page 68

    R The packaging of this product is intended to be recycled. Apply to the local authorities for corr[...]

  • Page 69

    1 Contents What is Connected Planet . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . [...]

  • Page 70

    2 & Insert the supplied CD into your computer’ s CD drive. If the CD does not st[...]

  • Page 71

    3 Adding files in the Philips Media Manag er (PMM) & Select the PMM from y our Windows Start-me[...]

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    4 W e will focus on the two main PC configurations f ound in modern households toda y . OR Step 2: [...]

  • Page 73

    Configuration B Mak e sure DHCP/Auto IP (automatic network addr essing) is enabled on your PC. On mo[...]

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    6 Mak e sure the PC with Philips Media Manager installed on it (see p . 2) is switched on. & S[...]