Philips 42PFL5603 manual

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    Register your product and get suppor t at www .philips.com/welcome 32PFL7403 42PFL5603 47PFL5603 42P[...]

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    Ta b le of contents 1 Important 3 1.1 Safety 3 1.2 Care of the scr een 3 1.3 Recycling 3 2Y our TV 4[...]

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    2008 © Koninklijke Philips Electronics N.V . All rights reser v ed. Specifications are subject to c[...]

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    ENGLISH Impor tant 3 1 Impor tant Read this user manual before y ou star t to use this product. Pa y[...]

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    2Y our TV This section gives y ou an ov er view of the controls and functions of this TV . 2.1 T ele[...]

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    ENGLISH 2.2 Pr oduct highlights Y our new TV is equipped with some of the most modern audio or video[...]

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    6 Y our TV 3.2 W all mounting - VESA ) W arning W all mounting of the TV should only be performed by[...]

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    3.3 Remote contr ol batteries ‡ Open the batter y cover on the back of the remote control. ® Inse[...]

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    4 Use y our TV Learn how to oper ate y our TV for daily use . 4.1 T urn on or off - Standb y r Note [...]

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    9 ENGLISH 4.3 W atch channels fr om a digital receiv er ‡ Switch on the digital receiver . The pic[...]

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    5 Use mor e of y our TV This section helps you perf or m advanced TV operations including how to: ?[...]

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    17 Back ke y To select the previous programme or the previous TXT page. To remov e the channel list.[...]

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    12 Use more of your TV TV m e n u TV settin g s Settin g s assistan t Reset smart settin g s Pi c t [...]

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    Use more of your TV 13 ENGLISH • Subtitle language See section 5.8.3 Select a digital subtitle lan[...]

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    14 Use more of your TV • Sharpness Changes the level of sharpness of fine details. • Tint Sets t[...]

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    Use more of your TV 15 ENGLISH Unscaled (Only for HD and PC .) Maximum sharpness. Distor tion ma y a[...]

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    16 Use more of your TV 5.4 T eletext Y our TV has a 1200 pages memor y that stores broadcasted telet[...]

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    Use more of your TV 17 ENGLISH • Language Some languages use a different set of character s. Switc[...]

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    18 Use more of your TV 5.6 Electr onic Pro gramme Guide - EPG - The Electronic Programme guide is an[...]

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    Use more of your TV 19 ENGLISH 5.7 Timers and locks This section describes how to switch the TV on o[...]

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    20 Use more of your TV Set an age rating to a digital programme Some digital broadcaster s ha ve the[...]

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    Use more of your TV 21 ENGLISH 5.9 View and pla y: photos, MP3, ... W atch pictures or listen to m u[...]

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    22 Use more of your TV ‡ Select a picture album. ® Press π to enter the picture list. Ò Press t[...]

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    Use more of your TV 23 ENGLISH 5.11 Software update Philips continuously tries to improv e its produ[...]

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    24 Use more of your TV Ò The update process star ts automaticall y . Please wait. The update is fin[...]

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    25 ENGLISH Channel installation 6 Channel installation The first time you switched on your TV you’[...]

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    26 Channel installation 6.2 Analogue: Manual installation Y ou can tune-in analogue TV channels chan[...]

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    27 ENGLISH Channel installation 6.3.2 Uninstall or r einstall a channel To uninstall a stored channe[...]

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    28 Connections 7 Connections 7.1 Connection o ver view Back connectors 1 EXT 1 Fir st SC AR T connec[...]

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    29 ENGLISH Connections 7.2 About connections 7.2.1 What y ou need to know Connect your device with t[...]

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    30 Connections S-Video - Good quality ★★ Use an S-Video cable together with an Audio L/R (cinch)[...]

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    31 ENGLISH Connections 7.3 Connect y our de vices The connections shown in this section are recommen[...]

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    32 Connections 7.3.3 Satellite receiv er To receive analogue channels via antenna and digital channe[...]

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    33 ENGLISH Connections 7.3.6 Separate D VD recor der and receiv er To receive analogue channels via [...]

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    34 Connections 7.3.8 Game console or camcorder The most practical connection for a mobile game conso[...]

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    35 ENGLISH Connections 7.4.2 Assign the AUDIO IN mini-jack connector If you connect audio from a PC [...]

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    36 T echnical data 8T echnical data Supported display r esolutions • Computer formats Resolution R[...]

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    37 ENGLISH T roubleshooting 9T r oubleshooting Te le vision and remote contr ol The TV does not swit[...]

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    38 T roubleshooting with the navigation k ey left, right or up,down on the remote control. Check the[...]

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    39 ENGLISH Index 10 Index 100 Hz Clear LCD 5,14 Active Control 14 All channels list 17 Analogue Chan[...]

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    40 Index P arental rating 20 Philips EasyLink 30 Photos and music Connect USB device 26 Listen to mu[...]

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    Stand 6 Subtitles 20 Switch Off 8 On 8 On from standby 8 To standby 8 T eletext Advanced use 16 Basi[...]

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    Pr inted in Belgium Contact information T ype no . Product no . Australia 1300 363 391 cover 2727.1 [...]