Missing QAM Channels
There has been an FCC rule change to Clear QAM broadcasts. Previously many cable subscribers were able to use the QAM tuner in their TVs* to tune in the clear QAM signals from their local cable provider. The FCC has made a change to the broadcasting of QAM and the encryption of QAM signals
TV Will Not Power On
When troubleshooting a no power situation with your TV the first this you want to check is the status of the standby light on the TV. The Standby light will appear in the lower right corner of the TV Standby Light Off Standby Light On Click below on the statement that
Your TV Is Not Able To Connect To Your Wireless Home AV Center
If your TV is unable to get a signal from your Wireless Home AV Center, you may see a message on your TV similar to this: If you see a similar image on the screen, it can be an indication that there is an issue with the Home AV Center. To resolve the problem please check that your setup
My TV Does Not Keep The Settings I Enter
If your Plasma TV doesn't retain your settings, it may be that the TV is in Shop Mode. To turn off Shop Mode, follow these steps: 2007 and 2008 Models If you have a 2007 or 2008 Samsung TV, and your TV keeps returning to the Dynamic mode within thirty minutes, it means that your TV is set to
When You Power The TV Off, The Standby LED Comes On.
The standby light, usually located in or near the Power button, goes on when the power is turned off. 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
The Melody Plays When The TV Comes On, But Not When You Turn It Off
The Melody does not play when you turn the TV off for one of the following reasons: The Internal Mute is turned on. The Volume is turned all of the way down or muted. To determine which troubleshooting path to take, turn the TV on, and then press [Volume +] on the TV remote. You will see
Feature: How To Setup Pixel Shift On Your Plasma TV (2005 - 2007 Models)
Explains how to turn on pixel shift
Setup: How To Label The Inputs On Your TV (2007)
A step-by-step guide on how to add names to the different inputs on your TV
How To Use White, Signal Pattern, And Side Gray (2007)
Explains how to use the white, signal pattern, and side gray option on your Plasma
Setup: The Computer Image Is Cropped / Bigger / Cut Off On The TV Screen
A common complaint when connecting a computer to the TV is the screen size is not correct or that image is cropped. This is caused because the TV's scaling is set for standard HDMI input. To resolve these image issue you simply need to rename the input PC or PC DVI. Once renamed the TV will
Connect: How To Attach A Laptop Computer To Your TV
Instructions on how to connect a laptop to your TV using HDMI, HDMI-DVI, or VGA
Audio: How To Disable The TVs Internal Speakers (2011 - 2012 Model TVs)
Instructions on disabling the TVs internal speakers
Connect: How To Connect A High Definition Cable/ Satellite Box
Step-by step guide to connect your equipment and receive your HD signals.
Can I Put My TV In My Bathroom?
In general, you should not put your Samsung TV in extremely hot, cold, humid or dusty places. Consequently, we recommend that you do not install your Samsung TV in a bathroom or any other room with high humidity. Environmental Considerations Operating Temperature 50˚F - 104˚F (10˚C
Are Samsung TVs Compatible With The PlayStation 3?
Current Samsung TVs and most older Samsung TVs are compatible with the PlayStation 3. 2007 And Newer Models All 2007 And Newer Samsung TVs are compatible with the PlayStation 3. All Samsung LCD, Plasma, and DLP HDTVs that display in 1080p accept a 1080p signal either through HDMI, Component,
Are Plasma TVs Affected By Sunlight?
Plasmas are not affected by sunlight, although placing the TV is direct sunlight may negatively affect your viewing expeirence during the day-time due to glare. The brighter the ambient light in an enviornment the TV is located, the harder it is for you to distinguish colors and brightness
Are Plasma TVs Affected By Altitude?
Altitude does affect Plasma TVs. Plasma TVs do not operate properly above 6500 feet (approximately 1950 meters) and in most cases will buzz loudly at or above that altitude. Samsung does not sell a Plasma TV designed to be used above 6500 feet.
Accessories: Samsung's Evolution Kit (SEK-1000)
What is the Evolution Kit (SEK-1000) The Evolution Kit is a hardware kit that can attach to 2012 TVs with the Evolution Port LED Plasma UN**ES7500 UN**ES8000 PN**E7000 PN**E8000 Can I Use The Evolution Kit On Any Other TV? No, the evolution kit will only work with
Are Any Samsung Plasma TVs Compatible With Bluetooth?
Many current model TVs have built-in Bluetooth adapters to connect to Samsung accessories and limited 3rd party Bluetooth devices. You can see if your model has Bluetooth by looking at your models products specifications page (only current models pages are available on Samsung.com) Example
Where Can I Find An Image Of The Back Side Panel Of My TV?
An image of the connections located on the back of your TV can be found in the User Manual or Quick Guide that came packaged with your TV and are also available in the Download Center. The image will usually be located in the last few pages of the manual under the heading Dimensions.
When Should I Use HDMI Cable?
You should use HDMI (High Definition Multimedia Interface) cable when the components you intend to connect are HDMI compatible - that is, they both have HDMI jacks - and you want the highest quality digital video and/or audio connection. HDMI carries both uncompressed digital audio and video
Which Plasma TVs Have PIP (Picture-In-Picture)?
Many Samsung TVs have the single tuner PIP function. Since 2005 there was an industry wide change in the PIP function from a Two Tuner system to a Single Tuner. Two Tuner: TV has two built in NTSC tuners, a single coax connection is connected to the TV. The TV can tune in and watch two
What Is CMR (Clear Motion Rate)?
Clear Motion Rate (CMR) is a specification that was developed by Samsung to accurately measure how well an LCD or LED TV can depict fast-moving images and to help simplify comparing different Samsung TVs. CMR offers a more complete measure by calculating 3 factors: frame refresh rate, image
When I Connect My TV To My Computer, I Get The Mode Not Supported Message
Mode Not Supported Message If you get the Mode Not Supported message when you connect your TV to your computer, it means that either: The video output of the computer is set to a refresh rate or resolution that exceeds the TV's capabilities - or - your video card drivers need to be
What Do Samsung's TV Model Numbers Mean?
Looking at a Samsung model number may be confusing at first but once you understand how it is broken up reading them becomes a breeze. For Example: UN55F8000AFXZA When we break the model number down we will learn about what it is identifying: U = LED N = Produced for North America 55 =