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Quick Guide (ver.1.0)
May 6, 2014 ENGLISH 5.28 pdf Email
Installation Guide (ver.1.0)
May 6, 2014 ENGLISH 2.79 pdf Email
Skype Guide (ver.1.0)
Aug 13, 2013 ENGLISH 1.97 pdf Email
User Manual (ver.1.0)
Aug 13, 2013 ENGLISH 6.84 pdf Email
User Manual (ver.1.0)
Aug 13, 2013 SPANISH 6.49 pdf Email
Skype Guide (ver.1.0)
Aug 13, 2013 SPANISH 1.98 pdf Email
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  1. This firmware is for TV Model(s): PDP F8500
  2. The version is 1203.0
  3. This firmware update will improve the following:

    - Soves swipe motion could not move the picture to next picture.

    - Solves Network Connection issue with Wireless router.

    - Solves Brightness Popping issue.

    - Improves picture quality.

    - Supports more MSO in OnTV feature.

    - Enhances Voice Recognition feature.
All OS Feb 26, 2015 ENGLISH 344.5 zip
Upgrade guide (Firmware) (ver.1.0)
All OS May 11, 2013 ENGLISH 0.46 pdf
Description Release Date Language Size (MB) Download File
EnergyGuide Label (Environment)
Apr 16, 2013 ENGLISH 0.23 pdf

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    Resetting your TV will return your TV to factory defaults and erase all settings except Network and Smart Hub settings. Resetting the TV: Open the TVs Menu. Navigate to and select the Support section of the main menu. Navigate to and select the Self Diagnosis option in the Support [FAQs]

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  • How To Install The Evolution Kit (SEK-2000)

    How To Install The Evolution Kit (SEK-2000) Installing the evolution kit is a very simple process. Before You Begin: Have your TV updated to Firmware version 1048 or higher. Have your un-packaged Evolution Kit. Access to the rear of the TV. If your TV is wall-mounted you may need to remove [FAQs]

  • How To Use Film Mode (2012-2014 Models)

    Film Mode is used to smooth out frame transition while watching a video that is being processed using the 3:2 pulldown technology. Film mode is only available with a 480i signal. With your TV powered on press the MENU button to open the Main Menu The Picture section will be highlighted by [FAQs]

  • How Do I Adjust The Bass On My Plasma TV (2013 Models)

    How Do I Adjust The Bass On My Plasma TV (2013 Models) Your Samsung TV has a built in equalizer you can use to adjust the different tonal ranges including the bass. Instructions for how-to use the equalizer are below: Press the MENU button on your Remote control to open the Main Menu. [FAQs]

  • How To Perform A Factory Reset (2013 Models)

    Important: When you perform a Factory Reset, all your settings revert to factory defaults. These settings include all picture and sound settings, all channel menu settings including memorized channels, all clock and timer settings, and any other settings you made through the menu. In addition, [FAQs]

  • How To Use The Scrolling Pattern To Possibly Remove Image Retention / Burn In (2013 Models)

    To reduce and possibly eliminate image retention / screen burn, your TV is equipped with the Scrolling function. The Scrolling function excites and extiguishes the pixels evenly across the whole screen. If you have image retention / burn in on your screen you may be able to reduce and possibly [FAQs]

  • What Is S-Recommendation?

    S-Recommendation helps you discover what you want to watch without surfing channels, simply by asking your TV. Your TV will respond to your request and find a selection of customized content options based on your preferences. Note: TV with voice reconigition feature required to use this [FAQs]

  • Connecting The TV To A Network

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  • How To Run a Self-Diagnosis On Your Plasma TV (2013 Models)

    To perform a Self Diagnosis test on your 2013 Plasma TV, follow these steps: Turn the TV on. Press MENU on the TV remote. Navigate to and select the Support section of the menu. Navigate to and select the Self Diagnosis option, then press ENTER. The Self Diagnosis menu will [FAQs]

  • Are Plasma TVs Subject To Screen Burn In?

    Are Plasma TVs Subject To Screen Burn In? Yes, plasma TVs are subject to screen burn in. Example Of Burn In / Image Retention If you have a plasma TV, we recommend that you limit your viewing of stationary graphics and images, such as the dark side-bars on non-expanded standard [FAQs]

  • Differences between Nearby Devices and Registered Devices in Samsung Link

    Differences between Nearby Devices and Registered Devices in Samsung Link Samsung Link is an integrated service that replaces AllShare / Allshare Play on select Samsung devices which connects your devices so you can access photos, music, videos and documents from multiple locations. View, play [FAQs]

  • How Do I Remove The Residue Left By The Promotional Stickers On My Plasma TV?

    How Do I Remove The Residue Left By The Promotional Stickers? Important: Never, under any circumstances, use WD-40 on the TV sceen. Use WD-40 on the bezel only. Occasionally, when you remove a sticker from a TV, there is residue left behind. To remove this residue, try wiping it with a soft, [FAQs]

  • Do Plasma TVs Emit Radiation?

    Do Plasma TVs Emit Radiation? Plasma TVs emit a tiny amount of UV (ultraviolet) radiation, but the amount emitted is less than what typical tube type (CRT) televisions emit. All TVs must meet the guidelines for TV radiation emission issued by the FDA (Food and Drug Administration). All Samsung [FAQs]

  • What Does PDP Mean?

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  • Can I Lay My Plasma TV Down?

    Can I Lay My Plasma TV Down? The only time the TV needs to be laid on it's face is when you are assembling/disassembling the stand. Anytime else, during transport especially, the TV should remain in a verticle orientation at all times. To Assemble Or Disassemble The TV Stand, Follow These [FAQs]

  • Do Plasma TVs Leak Gas And Need Periodic Recharging?

    Do Plasma TVs Leak Gas And Need Periodic Recharging? Each individual cell in a plasma panel is permanently sealed when the panel is manufactured. The entire plasma panel is sealed as well. Because the gasses are sealed inside a seal, Plasma TVs can not leak gas and do not need to be refilled or [FAQs]

  • Can I Use The Plasma TV's Zoom Function When I'm Using The TV As A Computer Monitor?

    Can I Use The Plasma TVs Zoom Function When I'm Using The TV As A Computer Monitor? The zoom function in unavailable when using the TV as a computer monitor. It's possible to use over HDMI, but can possibly cause picture artifacts and picture degradation. [FAQs]

  • Can I Put My TV In My Bathroom?

    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 [FAQs]

  • Can I Mount My Plasma TV Above A Fireplace?

    Can I Mount My Plasma TV Above A Fireplace? Samsung Plasma TVs have an operating temperature range of 50° F to 104° F (10° C to 40° C). Temperatures outside this ranges will affect the operation of the TVs and can cause damage. Consequently, you can mount your Plasma TV over a working [FAQs]

  • Are Samsung TVs Energy Star Compliant?

    Are Samsung TVs Energy Star Compliant? Most Samsung products are Energy Start compliant, many exceeding the standards set by Energy Star. If you would like more information about your products Energy Star certification, please visit the Energy Star website for more information. [FAQs]

  • Are Plasma TVs Affected By Temperature?

    Are Plasma TVs Affected By Temperature? Samsung Plasma TVs have an operating temperature range of 50° F to 104° F (10° C to 40° C). Temperatures outside the listed ranges will negatively affect the operation and lifespan of your TV. We do not advise installing your TVs where tempuratures [FAQs]

  • Are Plasma TVs Affected By Altitude?

    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. [FAQs]

  • 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 [FAQs]

  • How To Manually Power On And Off The TV (2012)

    2012 Television now use a Jog control instead of touch buttons to control the TV without the remote control. This control is located on the rear or bottom right side of the TV and will feel like a little joystick. Powering The TV On To power the TV on push in on the Jog. Powering Off [FAQs]

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