Philips 37PF9631D/37B manual

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    Return y our Pr oduct Registration Card or r egister online at www .philips.com/usasuppor t toda y t[...]

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    Note to the CA TV system installer : this r eminder is pr ovided to call the CA TV system installer?[...]

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    English User Manual Safety warnings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Getting star[...]

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    Do not insert the pow er plug in a wall sock et or hang the TV to the wall before all connections ar[...]

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    English User Manual 3 Befor e installing your TV or befor e hanging it on the wall, first connect yo[...]

  • Page 6

    Getting star ted (Continued) Connect to the TV 4 - T o connect a camera, camcorder or game , see T o[...]

  • Page 7

    English User Manual Getting star ted (Continued) 5 W arning : verify that the power suppl y voltage [...]

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    6 PO WER Press to turn on/off the TV fr om or to standby mode. D VD/R CBL TV VCR AUX Press the SELEC[...]

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    7 AV + Press repeatedl y to select AV 1 , AV 2 , AV 3 , HDMI , Side or TV channels when in TV mode ,[...]

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    q FORMA T Press this button to summon a list of a vailable display formats (depending on the r eceiv[...]

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    English User Manual 9 Should your r emote be lost or br ok en you can still change some of the basic[...]

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    10 Notes : - Once you completed the initial installation pr ocedur e you can access the screens fr o[...]

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    English User Manual A lot of guiding instructions, help texts and messages will be displa y ed on yo[...]

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    12 The Demo menu allows the user to get an idea of the f eatures that are part of the television. 1.[...]

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    English User Manual 13 Ho w to sear ch f or and store TV channels (contin ued) After language is set[...]

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    14 Ho w to sear ch f or and store TV channels (contin ued) Available channels: - Cable (analog NTSC [...]

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    English User Manual 15 Ho w to sear ch f or and store TV channels (contin ued) W eak channel install[...]

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    1. Pr ess the MENU button. 2. Select Setup with the cursor down and press the cursor right to select[...]

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    English User Manual Digital caption service This allows y ou to configure the wa y you choose to vie[...]

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    Adjust menu pr efer ences OSD 1. Select OSD . 2. Press the cursor right to select Minimum or Normal [...]

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    19 Set/Change PIN This allows y ou to set or change the personal 4-digit access code that is used in[...]

  • Page 22

    This allows y ou to use your TV as a clock. Auto clock mode 1. Select Clock in the Setup menu. 2. Pr[...]

  • Page 23

    English User Manual Auto clock channel (only a vailable when Auto clock mode is set to Automatic) Wi[...]

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    The Picture men u contains the settings that affect the quality of the picture. 1. Select Picture an[...]

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    English User Manual 23 Adjust Pictur e menu settings (continued) Digital pr ocessing - Standard = li[...]

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    24 The Sound menu contains the settings that affect the quality of the the sound. 1. Pr ess the MENU[...]

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    English User Manual Digital Audio language (only selectable with digital broadcast signals) Allows y[...]

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    26 The ambilight menu contains the settings for contr olling the ambient lighting. Using ambient lig[...]

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    27 7. In case Color has been selected in the Mode menu: < Select Color in the Ambilight menu and [...]

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    This menu allows y ou to contr ol special functions for the TV channels. 1. Pr ess the MENU button o[...]

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    29 When All has been selected, all items in the age-based and in the contents-based lists are lock e[...]

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    30 Mo vie ratings lock This function allows y ou to control access to individual movies based on the[...]

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    Contr ol TV channels’ special functions (continued) 31 Pref err ed channels After ha ving finished[...]

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    32 The Multimedia bro wser lets you displa y pictures or pla y audio files stored on a USB de vice. [...]

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    33 English User Manual Multimedia Br o wser menu 1. Insert a USB device. 2. Select the USB device un[...]

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    Multimedia Br o wser (Contin ued) 34 Function buttons at the bottom of the screen Details to displa [...]

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    English User Manual 35 T o mak e video and audio connections Tips : - use the inputs that are a vail[...]

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    36 T o mak e video and audio connections (Continued) Camera, Camcorder , Game 1. Connect y our camer[...]

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    English User Manual 37 Pb Y Pr AUDIO R L VIDEO AV2 L R VIDEO DIGITAL AUDIO OUT AV3 Pb Y Pr AUDIO R L[...]

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    38 Pb Y Pr AUDIO R L VIDEO AV2 L R VIDEO DIGITAL AUDIO OUT AV3 Pb Y Pr AUDIO R L VIDEO AV1 S-VIDEO A[...]

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    English User Manual 39 Pb Y Pr AUDIO R L VIDEO AV2 L R VIDEO DIGITAL AUDIO OUT AV3 Pb Y Pr AUDIO R L[...]

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    40 Connect a r ecorder and Cab le bo x with RF output 1. Use an optional signal splitter . 2. Connec[...]

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    English User Manual 41 Pb Y Pr AUDIO R L VIDEO AV2 L R VIDEO DIGITAL AUDIO OUT AV3 Pb Y Pr AUDIO R L[...]

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    42 Connect a r ecorder and satellite r eceiv er or Cable bo x with A/V outputs Pb Y Pr AUDIO R L VID[...]

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    English User Manual 43 Connect a D VD Pla y er or other accessory digital source de vices Note : Thi[...]

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    44 Connect a de vice to the HDMI (High Definition Multimedia interface) connector ANTENNA HDMI For D[...]

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    English User Manual 45 Connect a Digital Surr ound r eceiv er < Connect a Digital Multichannel Su[...]

  • Page 48

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

  • Page 49

    English User Manual Symptoms Items to Check and Actions to follo w “Ghost” or • This ma y be c[...]

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    Befor e Calling Ser vice (continued) Glossar y 48 Symptoms Items to Check and Actions to follo w The[...]

  • Page 51

    English User Manual Intr oduction Philips offers softwar e upgrade capability for y our TV using por[...]

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    50 Automatic software upgrade pr ocedur e 1. Switch off y our TV and remov e all memor y devices. 2.[...]

  • Page 53

    English User Manual Annex 2 - Philips TV -Slidesho w F ormat with background music Intr oduction Thi[...]

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    Annex 2 (Contin ued) 52 Supported XML-tags The following table giv es a description of the XML synta[...]

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    English User Manual Annex 3 - Philips TV - Digital camera and USB issues 53 Notes : - the latest ver[...]

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    54 The HDMI IN connector allows the following TV and monitor displa y modes: HD Standard Definition [...]

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    55 English User Manual active contr ol .............................23 adjust picture men u settings[...]

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    56 Recycling R The packaging of this product is intended to be recycled. Apply to the local authorit[...]

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    English User Manual Pr oduct information 57 - Y our TV consumes energ y in standby mode. Energ y con[...]

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    58 PHILIPS LIMITED W ARRANTY ONE (1) YEAR W ARRANTY CO VERA GE: PHILIPS warranty obligation is limit[...]