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    EN User Manual Register your product and get support at 32PFL740 6 H/K/T 32PFL7476H/K 32PFL7486H/K 32PFL7496H/K 42PFL7406H/K/T 42PFL7456H/K 42PFL7486H/K/T 47PFL7456H/K[...]

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    EN 2 1 Get started 3 TV tour 3 Important 6 Environmental efforts 7 Position the TV 8 Help and support 10 2 Use your TV 11 Controls 11 Watch TV 13 Watch a connected device 16 Ambilight 18 Browse PC through DLNA 19 Browse Net TV 21 Rent online video 22 3 Use more of your TV 25 Pause TV 25 Record TV shows 26 Enjoy HbbTV 29 View Teletext 30 Set locks a[...]

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    EN 3 1 Get started TV tour Remote contr ol To adjust the volume. To switch TV channels. To open or close the Home menu . In the Home menu, access connected devices, picture and sound settings, and other useful features. To open or close the Source menu . In the Source menu, access connec ted devices. To open or close the Find menu . In the Find men[...]

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    EN 4 Press and hold to return to watching TV. To select a red menu option, access digital Interactive TV services*, or watch TV demonstration clips. *Available on certain models only. To select a green menu option or to access energy efficient settings. To select a yellow menu option or to access the electronic user manual. Read more about the remo[...]

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    EN 5 English English You can learn more on device connections in Conn ect your TV > Co nnect devices . High Definition TV For high-definition (HD) picture quality, watch HD programmes. On standard-definition (SD) programmes, the picture quality is standard. You can watch HD video content in these ways and more:  a Blu-ray disc player, connect[...]

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    EN 6 Important Safety Read and understand all instructions before you use your TV. If damage is caused by failure to follow instructions, the warranty does not apply. Risk of electric shock or fire!  Never expose the TV to rain or water. Never place liquid containers, such as vases, near the TV. If liquids are sp ilt on or into the TV, disconnec[...]

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    EN 7 English  Educate children about the dangers of climbing on furniture to reach the TV. Risk of swallo wing batter ies!  The product/remote control may contain a coin-type battery, which can be swallowed. Keep the battery out of reach of children at all times! Risk of overheating!  Never install the TV in a confined space. Always leave [...]

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    EN 8  Screen off : If you only want to listen to audio from the TV, you can turn off the TV display. Other functions continue to operate normally.  Light sensor : The built-in ambient light sensor lowers the brightness of the TV screen when the surrounding light darkens.  Low standby power : The advanced power circuitry brings down the pow[...]

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    EN 9 English  The ideal distance from which to watch TV is three times its diagonal screen size. For example, if the diagonal screen size of the TV is 116cm / 46", the ideal viewing distance is ~3.5m / ~138" from the front of the screen.  While seated, your eyes should be level with the centre of the screen. Stand mount or wall moun[...]

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    EN 10 1. While you watch TV, press . 2. Select [Setup] > [TV settings] > [Preferences] . 3. Select [Location] > [Home] or [Shop] , then press OK . 4. Restart the TV. Lock the TV Your TV is equipped with a Kensington security slot at the base of the TV. Purchase a Kensington anti-theft lock (not supplied) to secure the TV. Help and su pport[...]

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    EN 11 English 2 Use your TV Controls TV controls 1. +/ - : Increase or decrease volume. 2. AMBILIGHT : Switch Ambilight on or off. Ambilight is available on certain models only. 3. ( Home ): Access the Home menu. Press again to launch an activity in the Home menu. Confirm an entry or selection. 4. CH +/- : Switch to the next or previous channel. 5.[...]

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    EN 12 4. ( Home ): Access the Home menu. 5. ( Navigation buttons ): Navigate through menus and select items. 6. CH - / CH + ( Previous/Next ): Switc h channels, navigate through menu pages, tracks, albums or folders. 7. OK : Confirm an entry or selection. 8. ( Back ): Return to the previous menu page or exit from a TV function. 9. FIND : Access the[...]

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    EN 13 English For remote control with AAA batteries (side by side): For remote control with CR2032 (3V) batteries: EasyLink controls Note : EasyLink controls are available when the connected device is HDMI-CEC compliant. EasyLink allows you to control your TV and other HDMI-CEC devices with one remot e control. Access EasyLink controls 1. While you[...]

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    EN 14  If the TV is in standby, press on the remote control. Note: There is a short delay before the TV responds. Tip: If you cannot find your remote control and want to switch on the TV from standby, press CH +/ - on the front of the TV. Though your TV consumes very little energy in standby, it does use some energy. If you are not going to use [...]

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    EN 15 English Switch TV channels  Press on the remote control.  Press CH +/- on the TV.  Press the Numeric buttons to enter a channel number. Manage channel lists You can view all channels, or only a list of your favourite channels. Press FIND to access the channel list. Create a list of your favourite channels 1. Press FIND . 2. Select th[...]

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    EN 16 1. In the programme guide, press OPTIONS . 2. Select one of these settings, then press OK :  [Set reminder] : Set programme reminders.  [Clear reminder] : Clear programme reminders.  [C hange day] : Select the day to display.  [More info] : Display programme information.  [Search by genre] : Search TV programmes by genre.  [[...]

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    EN 17 English  If you connect an HDMI- CEC compliant device to the TV through an HDMI connector and switch it on, the device is automatically added to the Home menu. 1. Connect and switch on the device. 2. Press . 3. Select [Add your devices] , then press OK . 4. Follow the onscreen instructions.  Select your device.  Select the connector.[...]

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    EN 18  [Sli deshow speed] : Set the dis play time for each picture in the slideshow.  [Sli deshow transition] : Set the transition from one picture to the next.  [Set as Scenea] : Set the selected picture as wallpaper on TV. Listen to music Press the Navigation buttons to select a music track, then press OK .  Press / to search forward [...]

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    EN 19 English  [Separation] : Adjust the difference in colour levels on each side of the TV. Turn off this feature for a dynamic and uniform Ambilight colour.  [TV switch off] : Select how Ambilight switches off when the TV is switched off.  [Lounge light mood] : Select a lounge light mode. The lounge light comes on when the TV is in stand[...]

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    EN 20 5. Select Library > Apply Media Information Changes to activate the changes. Enable sharing on Window s Media Player 12 1. Start Windows Media Player on your computer. 2. In Windows Media Player , select the Stream tab, and then select Turn on media streaming . The Media streaming options screen appears. 3. Click Turn on media streaming . [...]

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    EN 21 English Browse Net TV What you can d o Enjoy Internet Applications (Apps), specially adapted internet websites for your TV. You can control the Apps with the TV remote control. For example, you can:  Read newspaper headlines  Watch videos  Check weather forecasts Use the catch-up TV feature to watch TV programmes that you missed. Ava[...]

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    EN 22 Access Net TV Applicatio ns (Apps ) The first page shown is the N et T V home page. The icons on this page represent the applications (Apps).  Browse Internet websites with the Internet Apps. Press the Navigation buttons to select an App, then press OK to confirm.  Read the Net TV quick guide for more information.  Access the App Gal[...]

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    EN 23 English What you need To rent and download a video, you need a high-speed Internet connection to the TV. Read more about network connections in Connect your TV > Computers and the Internet (Page 53 ). You also need an SD memory card to insert into the TV SD card slot. SD memory size Use a blank SD memory card of type SDHC class 6, with at [...]

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    EN 24 Download the video When you have paid, you can download the video on to the video memory. During the download, you can continue to watch a TV programme until the TV notifies you that the video is ready to play. If you cancel a download, you can still download the video until the rental period expires. Watch video 1. Press , select [B rowse Ne[...]

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    EN 25 English 3 Use more of your TV Pause TV What you can d o While watching a digital channel, you can pause a programme to answer an urgent phone call or to have a break. The broadcast is stored on a USB hard disk that is connected to the TV; you can replay the broadcast instantly. Note:  The maximum time for which you can pause a TV broadcast[...]

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    EN 26 Pause a live T V broadca st 1. On a digital channel, press (pause) to pause a TV broadc ast. 2. Press (play) to continue watching. The status bar shows the following time indicators: A. When the programme is paused for the first time. B. Where the paused programme is currently playing. C. Where the live programme is currently playing.  Pre[...]

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    EN 27 English To check if the programme guide supports recording: Press and select [Programme guide] . If you find a [TV Recording] button on the programme guide page, you can set up and manage recordings. If the [TV Recording] button i s not present, ensure that the programme guide data is set to be updated through the network. Select > [Setup][...]

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    EN 28 If your TV remote control does not have a button: 1. Press and select [Programme guide] . 2. With the current TV programme selected, press OPTIONS and select [Record] . The TV sets the end time of the recording to the end of the programme. 3. Select [Schedule] and press OK to start recording. To stop recording immediately, press (stop). Notes[...]

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    EN 29 English 1. Select the recording in the list and press OPTIONS . 2. Select [Delete recording] and press OK . Cancel a scheduled recording To cancel a scheduled recording: 1. Select the recording and press OPTIONS . 2. Select [Cancel recording] and press OK . Expired recordings Broadcasters can limit the number of days a recording can be viewed[...]

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    EN 30 View Telete xt Select a page 1. Select a channel that has teletext feature, then press TEXT . 2. Select a page in one of the following ways:  Enter the page number with the Numeric buttons .  Press or to view t he next or previous page.  Press the Colour buttons to select a colour coded item. 3. Press to exit. Teletext opti ons 1. Wh[...]

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    EN 31 English Teletext 2.5 Teletext 2.5 offers more colours and better graphics than normal teletext. If Teletext 2.5 is broadcast by a channel, it is switched on by default. To switch Teletext 2.5 on or off 1. Press . 2. Select [Setup] > [TV settings] > [Preferences] . 3. Select [Text 2.5] > [On] or [Off] , then press OK . Set locks an d [...]

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    EN 32 Parental rating Some digital broadcasters rate their programmes according to age. You can set your TV to display only programmes with age ratings lower than your child's age. 1. Press . 2. Select [Setup] > [Channel settings] or [Satellite settings] . 3. Select [Child lock] > [Parental rating] . A message prompts you to enter the ch[...]

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    EN 33 English 1. Connect the USB storage device to the TV. 2. Press . 3. Select [Browse USB] , then press OK . 4. Select a picture, then press OPTIONS . 5. Select [Set as Scenea] , then press OK . 6. Select [Y es] , then press OK . 7. Press any button to exit Scenea. Set Scenea lounge light When the TV is in standby, you can switch on Ambilight and[...]

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    EN 34  Connect at least two HDMI- CEC compliant devices through HDMI  Configure each HDMI-CEC compliant device properly  Switch on EasyLink Switch on To switch on or off EasyLink Note: If you do not intend to use Philips Easylink, switch it off. 1. Press . 2. Select [Setup] > [TV settings] > [EasyLink] . 3. Select [On] or [Off] , the[...]

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    EN 35 English Select speaker output with Adjust menu If [EasyLink] or [EasyLink autosta rt] are selected, access the adjust menu to switch the TV audio. 1. While you watch TV, press ADJUST . 2. Select [Speakers] , then press OK . 3. Select one of the following, then press OK :  [TV] : On by default. Stream TV audio through the TV and the connect[...]

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    EN 36 4 Set up yo ur TV Settings ass istant Use the settings assistant to guide you through the picture and sound settings. 1. While you watch TV, press . 2. Select [Setup] > [Quick picture and sound settings] , then press OK . 3. Select [Start] , then press OK . 4. Follow the onscreen instructions to choose your preferred settings. Picture an d[...]

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    EN 37 English Audio settings Select audio language If the TV channel has multiple o r dual sound broadcast, you can select the preferred audio language. While you watch TV, press OPTIONS .  [Audio language] : Select the audio language for digital channels.  [Dual I- II] : Select the audio langua ge for analogue channels. Digital TV channels c[...]

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    EN 38 Update channel list When the TV was switched on for the first time, a full installation of channels was performed. You can automatically add or remove digital channels or manually update channels. Note : If you are prompted to enter a code, enter '8888'. Automatic update To automatically add or remove digital channels, leave the TV [...]

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    EN 39 English  Press the Navigation buttons or Numeric buttons to manually enter the channel frequency.  Select [Search] then press OK to search for the next channel automatically. 3. When the correct channel frequency is entered, select [Done] , then press OK . 4. Select [Store as new channel] , then press OK to store the new TV channel. Ins[...]

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    EN 40  compatible software versions. An onscreen message will notify you if the channel list cannot be copied to the second TV. Note: If you are prompted to enter a code, enter '8888'. Copy channel list to USB 1. Connect a USB storage device to the TV with the channels installed on it. 2. Press . 3. Select [Setup] > [TV settings] &g[...]

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    EN 41 English To switch on hearing impaired audio and subtitles 1. While you watch TV, press OPTIONS . 2. Press one of the following buttons to select an option:  R ed : Switch hearing impaired on or off.  Green : Switch on hearing impaired audio and subtitles. 3. Press to exit. Visually impaired Tip: To verify whether visually impaired audio[...]

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    EN 42 For more information, see the following pages. Update with USB Before performing this procedure, make sure that you have the following:  Spare time to complete the entire update.  A USB flash drive that has at least 256MB of storage space, is FAT or DOS formatted, and has its write protection disabled.  Access to a computer with a US[...]

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    EN 43 English Update [Help]  Do not switch off the TV or remove the USB storage device during the update.  If a power failure occurs during the update, do not remove the USB storage device from the TV. The TV continues to update as soon as power is restored.  If an error occurs during the update, retry the procedure. If the erro r reoccurs[...]

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    EN 44 5 Connect your TV About ca bles Cable quality Overview Before you connect devices to the TV, check the available connectors on the devic e. Connect the device to the TV with the highest quality connection available. Good quality cables ensure a good transfer of picture and sound. The connections shown in this user manual are recommendations o[...]

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    EN 45 English SCART A SCART cable combines video and audio signals. SCART connectors can handle RGB video signals but cannot handle high -defi nition (HD) TV signals. VGA Use this connection to display PC content on the TV. For video and sound, use the VGA and AUDIO IN connectors. Connect devices Overview You can connect your devices to the TV with[...]

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    EN 46 Blu-ray or DVD dis c player Connect the disc player with an HDMI cable to the TV. Connect the disc player with a component cable (Y Pb Pr) and an a udio L/R cable to the TV. TV receiver Connect the satellite or digital TV receiver with an antenna cable to the TV. (SAT is available o n certain models only.)[...]

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    EN 47 English Connect the satellite or digital TV receiver with an HDMI cable to the TV. Connect the satellite or digital TV receiver with a SCART cable to the TV. Connect the satellite or digital TV receiver with a component cable (Y Pb Pr) and an audio L/R cable to the TV.[...]

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    EN 48 Recorder Connect the recorder with an antenna cable to the TV. (SAT is avail able on certain models only.) Connect the recorder with a SCART cable to the TV. Connect the recorder with a component cable (Y Pb Pr) and an aud io L/R cable to the TV. Game console The most practical connectors for a game console are on the side of the TV. However,[...]

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    EN 49 English Connect the game console with an HDMI cable to the TV. Connect the game console with a c omponent cable (Y Pb Pr) and an audio L/R cable to the TV. Home theatre s ystem Connect the home theatre with an HDMI cable and an op tical or coaxial audio cable to the TV. (Optical audio output is available on certain models only.)[...]

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    EN 50 Connect the home theatre with a SCART cable to the TV. Connect the home theatre with a component cable (Y Pb Pr) and an audio L/R cable to the TV. Digital camera Connect the digital camera with a USB cab le to the TV.[...]

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    EN 51 English Digital camcorder Connect the digital camera with an HDMI cable to the TV. Connect the digital camcorder with a component cable (Y Pb Pr) and an audio L/R cable to the TV. Connect m ore devic es External hard disk Connect the external hard disk with a USB cable to the TV.[...]

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    EN 52 Computer Connect the computer with an HDMI cable to the TV . Connect the computer with a DVI-HDMI cable to the TV. Connect the computer with a VGA cable and an audio cable to the TV. Keyboard and mouse USB keyboard *Available on certain models only. You can connect a USB keyboard to enter text on the TV. You can also type in a new channel nam[...]

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    EN 53 English If you have selected a Cyrillic or Greek keyboard layout first, you can also add a second keyboard with Latin layout. To change the keyboard layout setting, press > [Setup] > [TV setti ngs] > [Preferences] > [USB mouse/keyboard] > [Keyboard settings] and press OK . TV keys on your keyboard To make a text entry, you can [...]

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    EN 54  A computer network that includes: a) A universal plug-and-play (UPnP) router and b) A computer with one of these operating systems: Microsoft Windows XP, Microsoft Windows Vista, Mac OSX, or Linux.  To connect your TV to computers, you also need media server software that is set to share files with your TV. See Use your TV > Browse [...]

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    EN 55 English Most new wireless routers have the WPS system and carry the WPS logo. The WPS system uses WPA security encryption and cannot be combined with devices on your network that use the WEP security encryption. If you still need this WEP devic e in your network, install with [Scan ] > [Custom] . Scan for routers If you have several router[...]

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    EN 56 3. Enter the code printed on the CD-ROM envelope. 4. Click the 'Download now' button to download the free Wi-Fi MediaConnect software. 5. Once downloaded, start the file ' Wi -Fi MediaConnect_setup.exe '. Follow the instructions on your PC. TV network name If you have more than one TV in your home network, you can rename t[...]

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    EN 57 English 1. Switch off the TV. 2. Follow the directions printed on the CAM and insert the CAM into the Common Interface at the side of the TV. 3. Push the CAM in as far as it will go, then wait for the CAM to be activated. This takes a few minutes. To prevent digital services from being deactivated, do not remove the CAM from the slot when it [...]

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    EN 58 6 Troubleshooti ng Contact P hilips Warning: Do not attempt to repair the TV yourself. This may cause severe injury, irreparable damage to your TV or void your warranty. If you cannot resolve your problem, refer to the frequently asked questions (FAQs) for this TV at . You can also contact Philips Consumer Care in your[...]

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    EN 59 English  Make sure that the antenna is properly connected to the TV.  Make sure that the correct device is selected as the display source.  Make sure that the external device or source is properly connected. There is sound but no picture: Make sure that the picture settings are set correctly. There is poor TV reception from an antenn[...]

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    EN 60 HDMI There are problems with HDMI devi ces:  Note that HDCP (High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection) support can delay the time taken for a TV to display content from a HDMI device.  If the TV does not recognise the HDMI device and no picture is displayed, switch the source from one device to another and back again.  If there are [...]

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    EN 61 English 7 Product specifications Power and reception Product specifications are subject to change without notice. Power  Mains power : AC 220-240 V~, 50/60 Hz  Standby power consumption : <0. 15 W  Ambient temperature: 5 to 40 degrees Celsius  For power consumption, see the product specifications at . Th[...]

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    EN 62 480i - 60 Hz 480p - 60 Hz 576i - 50 Hz 576p - 50 Hz 720p - 50Hz, 60 Hz 1080i - 50Hz, 60 Hz 1080p - 24Hz, 25Hz, 30Hz, 50Hz, 60 Hz Multimedia Supported multimedia connections  USB : NTFS, FAT 16, FAT 32. Connect only USB devices which consume 500mA of power or less.  SD card (Videostore)  Ethernet LAN RJ- 45 Supported image files  J[...]

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    EN 63 English  Component and Audio: Y Pb Pr, Audio L/R  Service port: SERV.U  Headphones: stereo 3.5mm mini-jack  SAT: F-pin (Satellite). Availab le on certain models only. Bottom  Ethernet LAN RJ- 45  DIGITAL AUDIO OUT: Optical  HDMI 1 - 3  AUDIO IN: DVI/VGA (stereo 3.5mm mini-jack)  Antenna: 75 ohm coaxial  VGA: PC i[...]

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    EN 64 Use your TV legend to note the dimensions of your TV (with and wi thout the stand). Use your TV legend to note the thickness of your TV (with and without the stand). Help version UMv 3139 137 04514 - 20120402 P F L 8 6 0 5[...]

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    EN 65 English 8 Index A age rating - 27 analogue channels, fine-tune - 33 analogue channels, subtitles - 28 audio language - 31 C CAM, enable - 46 CAM, insert - 46 CAM, see Conditional Access Module - 46 care - 7 channel list - 14 channels, favourites - 14 channels, fine-tune (analogue) - 33 channels, hide or unhide - 32 channels, install (automati[...]

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    EN 66 home menu - 4 home mode - 9 humidity - 7 I install channels - 32 install channels (automatic) - 32 install channels (manual) - 33 K kensington lock - 9 L language, menu - 34 location, home or shop - 9 M media server software (Mac) - 18 media server software (PC) - 18 multimedia - 50 multimedia, play files - 16 mute TV speakers - 30 N Ne t TV,[...]

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    EN 67 English T teletext 2.5 - 27 teletext, digital text - 26 te letext, dual screen - 26 teletext, enlarge - 26 teletext, language - 26 teletext, search - 26 teletext, subpages - 26 U universal access, enable - 34 universal access, hearing impaired - 35 universal access, visually impaired - 35 USB keyboard - 43 USB mouse - 43 V visually impaired -[...]

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