TV Clicks When Powered On Or Off
It is normal for the TV to click once or twice before powering on or powering off. However, if your TV clicks one or more times and operates abnormally, most likely your TV is malfunctioning. Abnormal operation includes, but is not limited to, the following symptoms: Long time to power on
Why Does My TV Make A Popping Or Cracking Noise After I Turn It Off?
The popping or cracking noises you hear after you turn off your TV are caused by different parts inside the TV contracting as they cool. It's caused by the thermal expansion the metal chassis of the TV goes through during the warm-up phase. These sounds are normal, and happen in a variety of
How Can I Tell What Model Year My TV Is?
To tell what year your TV is refer to the chart below Year 3rd Letter in the model code indicates model year. 2005 (DLP) HL-Rxxxx (LCD) LN-Rxxxx (Plasma) HP-Rxxxx 2006 (DLP) HL-Sxxxx (LCD) LN-Sxxxx (Plasma) HP-Sxxxx (Plasma) SP-Sxxxx 2007
My TV Is Connected Using The Component Connections And The Color Is Not Correct.
If you have your TV connected to an output device (source) using the Component connections and the color is not correct, follow these steps: Turn on your TV, and then turn on the Menu or change the TV to a different source (for example, from Component to Cable or HDMI). If the Menu colors
What Does Game Mode Do?
Game Mode is available on all current Samsung TVs. When you set a video source (input) to Game mode, your TV electronically bypasses two of the video signal processors in the TV, subsequently cutting down the amount of time the TV needs to process the video input from your game. You may notice
Which HDMI Cables Are Compatible With Samsung TVs?
2010 - 2013 Samsung TVs Samsung TVs in 2010 - 2012 either were HDMI standard 1.3 or 1.4. If your TV has the 3D feature it uses the 1.4 HDMI standard. All other TV's used HDMI 1.3 standard. 2007, 2008, 2009 Samsung TVs For those 2007, 2008, or 2009 Samsung TVs that have HDMI 1.3, you should
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
Why Can't I Turn Closed Captions Off?
If you have turned off closed captions and they are still showing up on the TV, they are either part of the program and cannot be turned off or you are using a Cable Box, Satellite Box, DVD Player, or other external device. The TV can only turn on and off closed captions form an antenna or a
Which Samsung TVs Are HDCP Compliant?
HDCP (High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection) are protocols used to protect the HD content being sent to your TV. If you are using an HDMI connection (and in other cases a DVI to HDMI connection) both devices are required to support the HDCP protocols. All 2005 through current model lineup
Connect: How To Connect A High Definition Cable/ Satellite Box
Step-by step guide to connect your equipment and receive your HD signals.
Audio: How To Disable The TVs Internal Speakers (2006 - 2010 Model TVs)
Instructions on how to internally disable the TV speakers.
What Is S/PDIF?
S/PDIF is an acronym for Sony/Philips Digital Interface Format, which is a set of technical specifications that define how digital audio signals are transmitted between audio devices. S/PDIF is used in CD players, DVD players, computer sound cards, Home Theater Systems, TVs, and other audio
What is Refresh Rate?
Refresh rate, also referred to as response time, is the amount of time it takes a pixel to go from active to inactive. This can be compared to the shutter speed of a camera. The lower the refresh rate the less flicker, lag, and artifacting will be seen on the screen Refresh rate is distinctly
Are Samsung TVs Compatible With The PlayStation 3?
All Samsung TVs are compatible with the PlayStation 3. Depending on the connection and settings from the PlayStation 3 the picture quality will vary. Resolution And Connections PlayStation 3 Settings for resolution cannot exceed the max resolution of your TV or you will receive the
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
What Is Gamma?
Gamma is a term used for the amount of electrical charge applied to the pixels of your screen. Having the gamma set to high will caused a washed out looking picture and the gamma set to low will cause you to have a very dark picture. Gamma and brightness are related but are not the same. A
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 LCD TVs Affected By Sunlight?
Except for sun glare off the screen, LCD TVs are not generally affected by sunlight. On the other hand, temperature does. The operating temperature range for Samsung LCD TVs is 50° F to 104° F (10° C to 40° C). The safe storage temperature range for Samsung LCD TVs is -4° F to 113° F (-20° C
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
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 =
What Apps Are Available For My TV?
There are two ways you can see what apps are compatible with your TV. 1) Through the Samsung App Store The Samsung App Store on your TV will only display apps that are compatible with your TV. 2) On Samsung.com Al list of all app are available on Samsung.com in the App Store
What Digital Audio Format Does The Digital Optical Jack On Your LCD TVs Output?
2007 (LN-T Models) - 2011 (LN**D Models) The Digital Optical jacks on the 2007 LN-T series LCD TVs output Dolby Digital 5.1 when recieving a 5.1 Dolby Digital signal from an over-the-air digital station. From any other source is outputs a PCM 2.0 signal. This is not a TV issue but a HDCP
Maintenance: How To Clean Fingerprints And Other Greasy Smudges Off Of Your TV Screen
Cleaning Fingerprints, Smudges, and Food Off Your TV Screen