Philips TV Receiver manual


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    Countr y Number T ariff Austria 0820 901114 €0.20/min Belgium 070 222 303 €0.17/min Den[...]

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    A characteristic of Plasma Display Panels is that displaying the same image for a long time can caus[...]

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    Характеристики плазменной пане ли таковы, что при длит[...]

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    1 Thank you for purchasing this television set. This handbook has been designed to help yo[...]

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    2 Safety Information X 10 c m 10 c m 10 c m Avoid placing your TV set under direct sunlight[...]

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    3 Television keys and connectors AUDIO IN R L VIDEO IN S-VIDEO 6 7 EXT. 4 EXT.2 /SVHS2 EXT.[...]

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    4 1 POWER . : to switch the TV on and off. The power remains on even when the Power [...]

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    5 Remote Control keys Standby To set the TV to standby mode. To switch the TV set on aga[...]

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    6 TV Guide (See page 16). Programme selection To access the next or previous programme [...]

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    7 What is Digital Television? Digital Television offers a far wider choice of TV viewing, [...]

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    8 Overview of Digital main menu and sub-menus Setup Preferences Type of [...]

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    9 Overview of Digital main menu and sub-menus Setup Installation [...]

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    10 Switch on for the first time The first time the TV set is switched on, a congratulati[...]

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    11 Understanding the information on the banner When you select a digital programme, an inf[...]

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    12 This menu allows you to check the availability of new TV channels or new radio station[...]

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    13 Test reception This menu allows you to check the strengh of the signal you are receivin[...]

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    14 Access restrictions This menu allows you to setup the access restrictions of the digital[...]

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    15 Information This menu provides information about the software version and the installatio[...]

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    16 TV guide The TV guide is an Electronic Programme Guide that provides you with a quick [...]

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    17 Recording function This feature enables you to record a digital channel while the TV is[...]

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    18 Digital Teletext (MHEG) Available in U.K. only Digital teletext services differ greatly [...]

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    19 Using the Conditional Access Module (CAM) HDMI 2 HDMI 1 EXT 4 Pr Pb Y AUDIO R [...]

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    20 Automatic tuning of analogue programmes This menu allows you to automatically search for[...]

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    21 6 7 8 9 10 11 Search : Press the Æ / OK key. The search starts. Once a programme is[...]

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    22 Using the Sleeptimer Feature Sleep feature allows you to select a *time period in whi[...]

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    23 Picture and Sound Settings Press the TV MENU key. Use the Î ï key to select Pict[...]

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    24 Using the PIP (Picture-in-Picture) Feature “ Use the Î ï keys to select PIP ‘ [...]

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    25 Screen Formats The pictures you receive may be transmitted in 16:9 format (wide screen)[...]

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    26 Using the Smart Picture and Sound Features Smart Picture feature offers you a choice [...]

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    27 Teletext Teletext is an information system broadcast by certain channels which can be co[...]

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    28 Teletext 6 7 9 9 9 8 8 9 9 Double page teletext 6 7 Hidden information Enlarge a page 8 9 Fav[...]

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    29 PIP PIP Size Horizontal Verti cal HDMI Æ Æ Æ Æ HDMI Supported PC Res[...]

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    30 Using the TV in HD (High Definition) Mode HD Mode The HD (High Definition) mode allows[...]

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    31 Troubleshooting Tips Below is a list of symptoms you may encounter with your TV. Befor[...]

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    32 Troubleshooting Tips Symptom Possible Causes What you should do • [...]

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    33 Glossary DVI (Digital Visual Interface) : A digital interface standard created by the Digital D[...]

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    34 Centre Frequencies Table (in KHz) Digital Frequency Nominal Centre Channel Frequ[...]

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    35 Specifications 26PF5xxxx 32PF5xxxx 37PF5xxxx 42PF5xxxx Panel screen size [...]

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    Specifications a re subject to change without notice. Trademarks are t he property of Koninklijke [...]