What Is Your Policy On Defective Plasma Cells or Pixels?
One or two defective pixels out of the approximately 900,000 to 6.1 million pixels on a typical Plasma television is normal. Generally, then, if you have only a few defective pixels, service is not an option. With that said, what we do about a Plasma TV with defective pixels depends on: The
My TV Keeps Returning To The Default Settings After About Thirty Minutes.
2007 - 2012 TVs If you have a TV made between 2007 - 2011 and your TV keeps returning to the default settings, it means that your TV is set to Shop Mode or Store Demo Mode. Essentially, Shop Mode and Store Demo Mode return the TV automatically to the Dynamic Mode (and other default settings) in
I Forgot My V-Chip Code. How Can I Reset The V-Chip Code And Access The V-Chip Features?
To reset your Owners PIN, or password, follow these steps: Have your TV powered OFF. Press these buttons on your remote in succession Mute - 8 - 2 - 4 - Power. Mute 8 2 4 Power Your TV will turn on and the Owners PIN code has now been reset to
What Do You Recommend To Clean My Plasma TV?
General Cleaning For general cleaning of both the frame and screen of your Plasma TV, use a soft, clean, lint free, dry cloth. Most Samsung TVs come with a microfiber cloth that you can use for this purpose. Never use cleaning fluids, wax, or chemicals except as described below. Do not use
What Is The Best Video Connection To Use Between My Cable Box And TV?
The best video connection for cable depends on the connections that are available on your cable box and your TV. HD (High Definition) Cable Boxes HD boxes and televisions have Component connections (Pb, Pr, and Y), DVI, and/or HDMI connections. If your cable company transmits digital channels,
What Is The Wide Fit Picture Size (Aspect Ratio)?
Wide Fit is used to enlarge the picture size (aspect ratio) of the picture by expanding the picture both horizontally and vertically so that it fits the entire screen of your Plasma TV. Wide Fit works when you are watching a source attached through the Component or HDMI connections that is
What Is 600Hz Subfield Motion?
The frame rate for a typical TV is 60 frames per second or 60Hz. This means that the TV displays 60 still images per second. Because the images appear so rapidly, our brains' perceive the images as a moving picture. With 600HZ Subfield Motion, the pixels that make up the picture on the screen
What Is The Film Mode Setting?
The Film Mode option will help provide a smooth frame transition when watching 480i content that is being corrected using 3:2 pull down. What this means is if you are watching a movie in a 480i resolution this feature can help smooth out the frame transition eliminating any picture stutter
What Is The Edge Enhancement Setting?
The edge enhancement feature functions much like the Sharpness option. The difference is it attempts to eliminate any artificial edging created by the sharpness function. This feature can be turned on and off to your viewing preference.
What Is The Digital Noise Filter Setting?
The Digital NR (Noise Reduction) option will help eliminate any excess digital noise in a picture and help to reduce any flicker caused by this. This option is intended for 480i video which will generally have the most noise in the signal. There are five options for setting Digital NR;
What Is AVI?
AVI - Audio Video Interleave. AVI is a multimedia file format that was developed by Microsoft and released in 1992. AVI files contain both video and audio information that can be played back simultaneously. AVI files can be encoded through many different encoders. Some Samsung TVs have the
What Is The Viewing Angle Of Samsung Plasma TVs?
The viewing angles of Samsung Plasma TVs vary between model year and model series. All of our TVs have Veiwing angles that are above 160 degrees both horizontal and vertically. This means that you can view the TV panel without the colors inverting up to 160 degrees off of the TV's center. For
What Is Film Mode?
3:2 Pulldown Movies are recorded and played back at 24 frames per second. Video is recorded and played back at 30 frames per second. Because of this difference in frame rates, when movies are converted to standard video, they are converted using a process called 3:2 pulldown which creates five
How Long Do Samsung Plasma TVs Last?
Current generation Samsung Plasma TVs with the Gen-5 display panel have, on average, half lives of 60,000 hours under normal operating conditions. That's more than 27 years if you watch your Plasma TV six hours a day. Older generation Samsung Plasma TVs with the Gen-4 display panel have, on
To connect a DVD player to your TV with Composite A/V cables, follow these steps: Connect the composite video (yellow) cable from Composite video out on your player to the green video input with the yellow ring around it on your TV. Connect the audio (red and white) cables from the Composite
How To Change The Aspect Ratio
There are two ways to change the aspect ratio on your television. For instructions, click the method you would like to use below. Note: For more information about aspect ratios and how they affect your TVs picture, click here.
My Plasma TV Is Running Hot
Plasma TVs can run hot ？ up to 100 degrees Fahrenheit and in some situations slightly over 100 degrees Fahrenheit - especially if they have been on for a number of hours. This is normal for a Plasma TV. If you smell anything emitting from the TV, turn the TV off, and use a can of air on the
General Connection Guide
A general guide to help you make an informed decision on how to connect your equipment to your TV.
Why Can't I Find Response Time Information About Plasma TVs?
You can't find response time information about plasma TVs because response time is an issue for LCD TVs, not Plasma TVs. Here's why: An LCD display consists of thousands of tiny elements, each of which has a liquid-crystal solution in it. Super-small transistors mounted on the surface of each
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What Is FilterBright?
FilterBright is a powerful anti-reflective film that absorbs external light and transmits internal light, thereby increasing the contrast levels and helping to prevent unwanted reflection. In bright daylight, FilterBright creates high contrast with pure black to show clearer image details and
When I Power The TV Off, The Standby LED Comes On. Is This Normal?
Yes this is normal. It was designed this way to let you know the TV has in fact been powered off. Here is a good example of why it was designed this way. If you're through watching a DVD and turn the power off for the DVD Player, the TV screen will appear blank while it is still in VIDEO MODE.
Can I Manually Program In Digital Stations On My Plasma TV?
Can I Manually Program In Digital Stations On My Plasma TV? Depending on the type of antenna you are using and the location of each digital over- the-air broadcaster in your area, you may need to adjust the direction of your antenna to receive digital stations. Visit www.antennaweb.org for
Weak or No Signal Displayed in TV Mode / Cannot Find Channel - 2013 TV Troubleshooting Tips
Perform an Auto Program to help find channels on your device. Watch this video to learn how.
Your Settings are Lost after 30 Minutes - 2013 TV Troubleshooting Tips
Follow along to learn how to turn off Store Demo Mode to prevent lost settings on your device.