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 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
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 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 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.
What Media Files Are Supported Through Allshare And USB On My Plasma TV? (2013 Models)
Your Samsung TV supports a large range of Picture, Video, and Music file types. There are some restriction to the file types (resolution, codec, frame rates, bit rate, etc) which can be found in the charts below. However, there are no limitations to file size. Supported Picture File Formats
How To Perform A Factory Reset
To perform a Factory Reset, follow these steps: With the TV on, press the MENU on the TV remote. Use the navigational touchpad to select the Support section of the Menu, and then click down on the touchpad. Use the navigational touchpad to select the Self Diagnosis, and then click
Setting The Sleep Timer
The Sleep Timer lets you set the TV so that it automatically shuts off after a preset amount of time has passed - 30 minutes to 180 minutes - from the time you set it. There are two ways to set the Sleep Timer, follow one of these methods below: Method 1: Through The Main Menu With the TV
Setting Up Samsung Account Using Facebook - 2013 Smart Hub
Watch this video to learn how to create a Samsung Account using your Facebook account.
Advanced Smart Interactions - 2013 Smart Hub
Get even more out of your Smart TV with Advanced Smart Interactions using Voice and Motion control. Watch this video to learn more.
Panels: On TV - 2013 Smart Hub
Find your favorite shows without interrupting your current TV program with the On TV Panel in Smart Hub. Follow along to learn more.