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    EN User Manual Register your product and get support at 32PFL6606M 37PFL6606M 40PFL6606M 46PFL6606M 55PFL6606M Downloaded From Manuals[...]

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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 Use Multimedia Home Platform 24 3 Use more of your TV 25 Pause TV 25 Record TV shows 26 Enjoy HbbTV[...]

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    EN 3 English 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 connected devices. To open or close the Find menu . In the F[...]

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    EN 4 Press and hold to return to watching TV. To exit from menu or TV function. 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 use[...]

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    EN 5 English You can learn more on device connections in Connect your TV > Connect devices . High Definition T V 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, connected with a[...]

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    EN 6 Multimedia Home Platform Available on certain models in Italy only. Multimedia Home Platform (MHP) is an interactive TV service provided by digital T V broadcasters. If your TV is connected to a home network with internet connection, you can experience true interactivity and respond directly to the interactive services on the MHP channel. Read[...]

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    EN 7 English  Before you connect the TV to the power outlet, ensure that the power voltage matches the value printed on the back of the TV. Never connect the TV to the power outlet if the voltage is different.  Parts of this product may be made of glass. Handle with care to avoid injury and damage. Risk of injury to children! Follow these pre[...]

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    EN 8  Energy saving picture settings : You can apply a combination of energy saving picture settings. While you watch TV, press the green button and select [Energy saving] .  Power switch : You can completely cut off power to the TV with the power switch. It is located at the base of the set.  Screen off : If you only want to listen to aud[...]

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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 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 sup port Use Help You can access onscreen [Help] from the Home menu by pressing the Yellow button. You can also switch between the [Help] menu and the TV menu by pressing the Ye[...]

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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. 4. CH +/- : Switch to the next or previous channel. 5. Power : Switch the TV on or of[...]

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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 ): Switch channels, navigate through menu pages, tracks, albums or folders. 7. OK : Confirm an entry or selection. 8. ( Back ): Return to the previous menu page. 9. FIND : Access the menu to select TV channel l[...]

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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 remote 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 t[...]

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    EN 15 English Manage channel lis ts You can view all channels or only your favourite channels in the channel list. While you watch TV, press FIND . The channel list is displayed. Create a channel list You can create a channel list that contains only your favourite channels. 1. Press FIND . 2. Select the channel and press OPTIONS . 3. Select [Mark a[...]

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    EN 16  [Persona l] : Apply your personalised picture settings.  [Vivid] : Rich and dynamic settings, ideal for daytime viewing.  [Natural] : Natural picture settings.  [Cinema] : Ideal settings for movies.  [Game] : Ideal settings for games.  [Energy saving] : Settings that conserve the most energy.  [Standard] : Default settin[...]

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    EN 17 English After you have added the new device to the Home menu, select the new device icon to view its contents. 1. Press . 2. Select the device icon from the Home menu. 3. Press OK to confirm. From Source menu You can also press SOURCE to display a list of connector names. Select the connector that connects the device to the TV. 1. Press SOURC[...]

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    EN 18  [Shuffle off] / [Shuffle on] : Enable or disable random display of pictures in the slideshow.  [Slideshow speed] : Set the display time for each picture in the slideshow.  [Slideshow transition] : Set the transition from one picture to the next.  [Set as Scenea] : Set the selected picture as wallpaper on TV. Ambilight What you ca[...]

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    EN 19 English  [Scenea lounge light] : Switch Scenea lounge light on or off when Scenea is enabled.  [Wall colour] : Select the colour of the wall behind the TV. Ambilight corrects its colours to suit the colour of the wall. Use lounge light When the TV is in standby, press Ambilight on the front of the TV to create a lounge light effect in y[...]

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    EN 20 Enable sharing on Windows 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 . Return to the Windows Media Player screen. 4. Click Stream > More streaming op[...]

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    EN 21 English Browse Net TV What you can do 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. Avai[...]

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    EN 22  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 Gallery to add more Apps to your home screen.  You can change country settings and select Apps from other countries. Access website 1. Select [...]

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    EN 23 English SD memory size Use a blank SD memory card of type SDHC class 6, with at least 4 GB of storage capacity. For high-definition video, make sure that you use an SDHC card with at least 8 GB of storage capacity. Note : If the write speed is insufficient for video transfer, the TV rejects the SD card. Caution : This TV has a standard SD car[...]

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    EN 24 Watch video 1. Press , select [Browse Net TV] . The installed video stores are displayed. 2. Select the video store where you rented the video, then press OK . 3. With your log-in information, enter the online video store. 4. Select the video from the list of downloaded videos, then press OK to play. Use Multimedia Home Platform What you can [...]

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    EN 25 English 3 Use more of your TV Pause TV What you can do 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 TV broa dcast 1. On a digital channel, press (pause) to pause a TV broadcast. 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.  Press[...]

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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 is 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 ). Note[...]

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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 Teletext 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 the next or previous page.  Press the Colour buttons to select a colour coded item. 3. Press EXIT to exit. Teletext options 1. [...]

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    EN 31 English 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 and t imers Clock You can display a clock on the TV screen. The clock displays the time that is broadcast by your TV service operator. Display the TV clock 1. While y[...]

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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 [Yes] , 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 autostart] 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 connecte[...]

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    EN 36 4 Set up your T V Settings assista nt 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 and [...]

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    EN 37 English Audio settings Select audio language If the TV channel has multiple or 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 language for analogue channels. Digital TV channels can[...]

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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  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. Install digital and sa tellite cha nnels Install digital channels To improve TV reception, repos[...]

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    EN 40  the same hardware type, as indicated by the sticker on the back of the TV, (for example Qxxx.xx.Lx), and  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 s[...]

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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:  Red : Switch hearing impaired on or off.  Green : Switch on hearing impaired audio and subtitles. 3. Press EXIT to exit. Visually impaired Tip: To verify whether visually impaired a[...]

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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 error reoccurs,[...]

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    EN 44 5 Connect your TV About cables Cable quality Overview Before you connect devices to the TV, check the available connectors on the device. 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 onl[...]

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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-definition (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 a[...]

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    EN 46 Blu-ray or DVD disc 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 on certain models only.) Downloaded From Manuals[...]

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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. Downloaded From Manuals[...]

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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 audio 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 component cable (Y Pb Pr) and an audio L/R cable to the TV. Home theatre sy stem Connect the home theatre with an HDMI cable and an audio cable to the TV. Downloaded From Manuals[...]

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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 cable to the TV. Downloaded From Manuals[...]

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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 more devices External hard disk Connect the external hard disk with a USB cable to the TV. Downloaded From Manuals[...]

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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 mo use 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 settings] > [Preferences] > [USB mouse/keyboard] > [Keyboard settings] and press OK . TV keys on your keyboard To make a text entry, you can u[...]

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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 device in your network, install with [Scan] > [Custom] . Scan for routers If you have several routers [...]

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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 Phili ps 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 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 an tenna connection:  Make sure that the antenna is properly connec[...]

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    EN 60 HDMI There are problems with HDMI devices:  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 i[...]

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    EN 61 English 7 Product specifications Power and recept ion Product specifications are subject to change without notice. Power  Mains power: AC 220-240 V~, 50- 60 Hz  Standby power: <0.15 W  Ambient temperature: 5 to 40 degree Celsius  For power consumption, see the product specifications at . The power rating[...]

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    EN 62 Video formats (Resolution - refresh rate) 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 (FAT or DOS-formatted; Mass Storage Class compliant with 500mA only)  SD card slot  Ethernet UTP5 Supported image f[...]

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    EN 63 English  SERV.U: Service port  AUDIO IN: DVI/VGA stereo 3.5- mm mini-jack  SAT (DVB-S): Available on certain models only. Bottom  Network: Ethernet  DIGITAL AUDIO OUT: Coaxial  HDMI 2: HDMI  HDMI 1 ARC: HDMI Audio Return Channel  Antenna: 75 ohm coaxial  VGA: PC input Side  Common Interface: CI  SD card  US[...]

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    EN 64 Use your TV legend to note the dimensions of your TV (with and without the stand). Use your TV legend to note the thickness of your TV (with and without the stand). Help version UMv 3139 137 04194- 2012 0402 Downloaded From Manuals[...]

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    EN 65 English 8 Index A age rating - 32 analogue channels, fine-tune - 39 analogue channels, subtitles - 32 audio language - 37 C CAM, enable - 57 CAM, insert - 56 CAM, see Conditional Access Module - 56 care - 7 channel list - 15 channels, favourites - 15 channels, fine-tune (analogue) - 39 channels, install (automatic) - 38 channels, install (man[...]

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    EN 66 home menu - 3 home mode - 9 I install channels - 38 install channels (automatic) - 38 install channels (manual) - 38 K kensington lock - 10 L language, menu - 40 location, home or shop - 9 M media server software (Mac) - 20 media server software (PC) - 19 multimedia - 62 Multimedia Home Platform (MHP) - 24 multimedia, play files - 17 mute TV [...]

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    EN 67 English T teletext 2.5 - 30 teletext, digital text - 30 teletext, dual screen - 30 teletext, enlarge - 30 teletext, language - 30 teletext, search - 30 teletext, subpages - 30 U universal access, enable - 40 universal access, hearing impaired - 40 universal access, visually impaired - 41 USB keyboard - 52 USB mouse - 52 V visually impaired - [...]

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