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,
Will Netflix work on my 2009/B Series TV?
In 2009, we released several different TVs that had the ability to tie into your network. With these new functions, we added Yahoo! Widgets (a.k.a Internet@TV), Media Play 2.0, and something called Home Network Center. With Yahoo! Widgets, you could pull content and media from many different
Which Samsung TVs Have A Built In HDTV Tuner?
All 2013 (F Models) Samsung TVs have a built-in HDTV (ATSC and QAM digital) tuner but do not have NTSC (analog) tuners. All 2012 (E Models) Samsung TVs have a built-in HDTV (ATSC and QAM digital) tuner but do not have NTSC (analog) tuners. All 2011 (D Models) Samsung TVs have a built-in HDTV
What Is xvYCC?
xvYCC (Extended-gamut YCC) is a new color space (color range) standard for televisions, computer monitors, digital camcorders and cameras, etc. xvYCC supports up to 1.8 times more colors than the current standard. Starting in 2007 a few Samsung LCD, DLP, and Plasma TVs are capable of
My DLP Is Overheating.
If your DLP TV is overheating, turn your TV off, then check to see if the ventilation hole on the rear of the set is blocked. If it is, unblock it, wait a half hour, then turn the TV on and see if it continues to overheat. Note: If the set is overheating, it will automatically shut off if the
What Is The Color Wheel?
The color wheel is the device in your DLP system that creates the colored light your DLP TV needs to create color images. White light generated by the lamp in a DLP projection system passes through the color wheel. The color wheel, which is made up of successive red, green, and blue segments,
What Do You Recommend To Clean My DLP TV?
Important: This guide covers basic exterior cleaning of your TV. If you would like information for interior cleaning of the set you will need to obtain a service manual for your television. A service manual can be purchsed from www.samsungparts.com Warning: To avoid the risk of electric
How Do You Access The Plug And Play Function Where You Set The Initial Settings?
To access the Plug and Play function on most current Samsung TVs, follow these steps: Turn your TV on. Using the SOURCE button on your remote, set the Source to TV. Note: If you have the TV set to any other source the Plug &Play option will be grayed out. Press the MENU button. [The
What Is JustScan?
The JustScan picture mode applies 1:1 pixel mapping to the image displayed on your TV so that: Each pixel of the original broadcast image is matched to a pixel on the screen. The image fits the screen exactly, without overlapping the sides of the screen. 1:1 pixel mapping only works with HD
What Is An HD Tuner?
An HD or HDTV tuner is a tuner that lets your TV receive High Definition digital (ATSC or QAM) signals.
Missing QAM (Digital) Stations, New FCC Regulation For Clear QAM
There has been an FCC rule change to Clear QAM broadcasts. Previously customers 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 allowing them to
Operation: How To Get Your DLP TV Out Of Shop Mode
Explains how to get out of shop mode as well as turn it on.
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
I Have An Error Message On TV Screen And No Picture
This TV can display the following error messages: Not Supported Mode No Signal or Weak Signal Check Signal cable Not Available in Current Mode Instructions for correcting the conditions that cause the TV to display each of these error messages are below click on the error message you are
The HDCP Has Been Compromised and Other HDCP Errors
Sometimes the message The HDCP Has Been Compromised will appear when using an HDMI connection from a cable or satellite box. This message is not generated by the TV but by the cable or satellite box. There are usually two reasons why this message appears: The box has received an update
What Is SRS TSXT?
SRS TruSurround XT (SRS TSXT) is a patented SRS technology that solves the problem of playing 5.1 multichannel content over two speakers. TruSurround delivers a compelling, virtual surround sound experience through any two-speaker playback system, including internal television speakers. It is
The LED Lights (Stand By / Temp, Timer, Lamp) Are Blinking.
The LED lights indicate whether a DLP TV is working properly. For example, if all three LEDs are blinking, whatever the configuration, the most common cause is that the DLP lamp or LED light engine is failing. Note: Pedestal model DLP TVs do not have flashing lights. Instead, they have a Front
What Is Plug And Play?
The Plug and Play function on most Samsung TVs lets you select the Menu language, set the TV to Home mode, launch the channel memorizing function, and set the time on the TV's internal clock. The Plug and Play function starts automatically when you turn on your TV for the first time. If you
What Does The Check Lamp Message Mean?
When you see the Check Lamp message, it means that the DLP lamp is failing and you must get your TV serviced. If your TV is still under warranty and your lamp has burned out, call Samsung Customer Care at 1-800-Samsung (1-800-726-7864) to arrange for your in warranty lamp replacement. The DLP
Why Is There A Noise Coming From My DLP TV?
The noise your DLP TV is making probably comes from one of the following sources: The cooling fan The color wheel If you hear humming or buzzing, the most likely source is the fan. If you hear a high-pitched whine, the most likely source is the color wheel. Both are discussed below.
How Long Does The DLP Lamp Last?
The 100-watt Ultra-High Pressure Lamp Samsung uses in its DLP sets has, on average, a life of between 5,000 - 8,000 hours. Note: If using the dynamic setting in the picture mode of the menu, this can affect the life of the bulb. For example: When using the dynamic setting the lamp operates at a
What Is 3:2 pulldown?
In the United States, televisions use the NTSC broadcasting format. Film is shot at 24 frames per second (fps), but NTSC television signals run at 30 fps. As a result, it is necessary to convert the 24 distinct frames in a second of film into 30 new frames that can be played back on television. If
What Does The White Balance Control Do? (Color Temperature)
The White Balance control lets you adjust the whiteness or color temperature of the white color your TV displays. To put it another way, the White Balance control lets you adjust your TV so that the whites it displays do not look too blue, red, or green. Generally, you would adjust the white
The Picture On My TV Is Upside Down.
If the picture on your TV is upside down, press the MENU button. If your menu is displayed correctly the problem would be a setting within the external source or a signal issue. Please contact the manufacturer of the external device for further assistance. If your menu is also displayed
There Are Sparks Coming From My TV.
Warning: Turn the TV off immediately, then unplug it! If there are sparks coming from your TV, most likely you have a loose wire or a short circuit.You need to get your TV repaired. To arrange a service appointment, call Samsung Customer Care at 1-800-Samsung (1-800-726-7864) our