Samsung CRT Television CL17M2MQ User Guide

CL17M2MQ  
COLOR TELEVISION  
Ow ners  
Instructions  
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CO NTENTS  
Chapter 1: Your New TV. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4  
List of Features . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4  
Familiarizing Yourself with The TV . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5  
Front Panel Buttons. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5  
Side Panel Jacks. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6  
Rear Panel Jacks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7  
Remote Control. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8  
Chapter 2: Installation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9  
Connecting VHF and UHF Antennas. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9  
Antennas with 300-ohm Flat Twin Leads. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9  
Antennas with 75-ohm Round Leads . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10  
Separate VHF and UHF Antennas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10  
Connecting Cable TV . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10  
Cable without a Cable Box . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10  
Connecting to a Cable Box that Descrambles  
All Channels . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11  
Connecting to a Cable Box that Descrambles  
Some Channels . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11  
Connecting a VCR. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13  
Connecting a DVD Player . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14  
Connecting a Camcorder. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15  
Installing Batteries in the Remote Control . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16  
Chapter 3: Operation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17  
Turning the TV On and Off . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17  
Viewing the Menus and On-Screen Displays . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17  
Viewing the Menus . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17  
Viewing the Display . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17  
Selecting a Menu Language . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18  
Memorizing the Channels . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19  
Selecting the Video Signal-source . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19  
Storing Channels in Memory (Automatic Method) . . . . . . . . 20  
Adding and Erasing Channels (Manual Method) . . . . . . . . . . 21  
Changing Channels . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22  
Using the Channel Buttons . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22  
Directly Accessing Channels . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22  
Using the PRE-CH Button to select the Previous Channel . . . 22  
Channel Scan . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22  
Customizing the Picture . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23  
Using Automatic Picture Settings. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24  
Adjusting the Volume . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25  
Using Mute . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25  
Customizing the Sound . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25  
Using Automatic Sound Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26  
Setting the Clock . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27  
Viewing a VCR or Camcorder Tape . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28  
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CO NTENTS  
Chapter 4: Special Features . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29  
Fine Tuning Channels . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29  
Selecting the Color Tone . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30  
Changing the Screen Size . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31  
Using the Surf Feature. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32  
Choosing a Multi-Channel Sound (MTS) Soundtrack . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33  
Extra Sound Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34  
Setting the On/Off Timer. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35  
Setting the Sleep Timer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 36  
Viewing Closed Captions. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37  
Chapter 5: Troubleshooting . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38  
Identifying Problems . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38  
Appendix . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39  
Cleaning and Maintaining Your TV . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39  
Using Your TV in Another Country . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39  
Specifications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39  
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Ch a p t e r O n e  
YO UR NEW TV  
List of Features  
Your TV was designed with the latest technology. This TV is a high-performance unit that  
includes the following special features:  
• Easy-to-use remote control  
• Easy-to-use on-screen menu system  
Automatic timer to turn the TV on and off  
Adjustable picture and sound settings that can be stored in the TVs memory  
Automatic channel tuning for up to 181 channels  
• A special filter to reduce or eliminate reception problems  
• Fine tuning control for the sharpest picture possible  
Built-in, dual channel speakers  
• A special sleep timer  
• Surround, Turbo Sound, Auto Volume  
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Fam iliarizing Yourself w ith The TV  
Front Panel Buttons  
The buttons on the front panel control your TVs basic features, including the on-screen  
menu. To use the more advanced features, you must use the remote control.  
˛
MENU  
Press to see an on-screen menu of your TV's fea-  
tures.  
Rem ote Control Sensor  
Aim the remote control towards this spot on the  
TV.  
«
VOL – , +  
Press to increase or decrease the volume.  
STAND BY indicator  
Lights up when you turn the power off.  
Also used to select items on the on-screen menu.  
POWER  
Press to turn the TV on and off.  
CH and CH  
Press to change channels. Also press to select  
various items on the on-screen menu.  
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Side Panel J acks  
You can use the Side panel jacks to connect an A/V component that is used only occa-  
sionally, such as a camcorder or video game. (For information on connecting equipment,  
see page 15.)  
˛
AUDIO INPUTS  
Audio signals from VCRs, DVD players and similar  
devices.  
HEADPHONE  
Connect a set of external headphones to this jack  
for private listening.  
«
VIDEO INPUT  
Video signals from VCRs, DVD players and similar  
devices.  
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Rear Panel J acks  
Use the rear panel jacks to connect an A/V component that will be connected  
continuously, such as a VCR or a DVD player.  
Because there are two sets of input jacks, you can connect two different A/V  
components (i.e., a VCR and a DVD, 2 VCRs, etc.)  
For more information on connecting equipment, see pages 9-14.  
ANT IN  
˛
VIDEO INPUT  
Video signals from VCRs, DVD players and similar  
devices.  
COMPONENT INPUTS  
Connect video from a DVD player.  
Note: Monitor Output doesn’t operate in the DVD  
mode.  
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AUDIO INPUTS  
Audio signals from VCRs, DVD players and similar  
devices.  
VHF/ UHF  
Connect to an antenna or to a cable TV system.  
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Rem ote Control  
You can use the remote control up to about 23 feet from the TV. When using the remote,  
always point it directly at the TV.  
˛
POWER  
Turns the TV on and off.  
PRE-CH  
Tunes to the previous channel.  
«
Num ber buttons  
Press to select channels directly  
on the TV.  
TV/ VIDEO  
Press to display all of the available  
video sources (i.e., Antenna/Cable,  
VCR).  
+100  
Press to select channels over 100.  
For example, to select  
channel 121, press “+100,” then  
press “2” and “1.”  
CH and CH  
(Channel Up/ Dow n)  
Press CH  
channels.  
or CH  
to change  
MUTE  
Press to temporarily cut off  
the sound.  
æ
INFO  
Press to see the time, channel,  
etc., on-screen.  
VOL -, VOL  
+
EXIT  
Press to exit the menu.  
Press to increase or decrease the  
volume.  
Up, Dow n, Left,  
Right (, , ˇ , ˆ)/  
ENTER  
Press to select highlight up, down,  
left, or right. While using the on-  
screen menus, press the ENTER  
button to activate (or change) a  
particular item.  
SLEEP  
Press to select a preset time inter-  
val for automatic shutoff.  
MENU  
Displays the main on-screen  
menu.  
MTS (Multichannel  
Television Stereo)  
Press to choose stereo, mono or  
Separate Audio Program (SAP  
broadcast).  
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R-SURF  
Press the SURF button to automati-  
cally return to a preferred channel  
after a user-preset time delay.  
CH.SCAN  
TURBO  
Press to turn the TURBO sound On  
or Off.  
Press to have the TV automatically  
scan all of the channels it has  
memorized.  
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INSTALLATIO N  
Connecting VHF and UHF Antennas  
If your antenna has a set of leads that  
look like this, see “Antennas with  
300-ohm Flat Twin Leads” below.  
If your antenna has one lead that looks  
like this, see “Antennas with 75-ohm  
Round Leads” on next page.  
If you have two antennas, see “Separate  
VHF and UHF Antennas” on next page.  
Antennas w ith 300-ohm Flat Tw in Leads  
If you are using an off-air antenna (such as a roof antenna or “rabbit ears”) that has  
300-ohm twin flat leads, follow the directions below.  
1
Place the wires from the  
twin leads under the  
screws on the 300-75 ohm  
adaptor (not supplied).  
Use a screwdriver to  
tighten the screws.  
2
Plug the adaptor into the  
VHF/UHF terminal on the  
bottom of the back panel.  
ANT IN  
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Antennas w ith 75-ohm Round Leads  
1
Plug the antenna lead into  
the VHF/UHF  
terminal on the bottom of  
ANT IN  
the back panel.  
Separate VHF and UHF Antennas  
If you have two separate antennas for your TV (one VHF and one UHF), you must  
combine the two antenna signals before connecting the antennas to the TV. This  
procedure requires an optional combiner-adaptor (available at most electronics shops).  
1
Connect both antenna  
leads to the combiner.  
2
Plug the combiner into the  
VHF/UHF terminal on the  
bottom of the rear panel.  
ANT IN  
Connecting Cable TV  
To connect to a cable TV system, follow the instructions below.  
Cable w ithout a Cable Box  
Because this TV is cable-ready,  
you do not need a cable box to view  
unscrambled cable channels.  
1
Plug the incoming cable  
into the VHF/UHF antenna  
terminal on back of the TV.  
ANT IN  
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Connecting to a Cable Box that Descram bles All Channels  
This terminal might be labeled  
“ANT OUT”, “VHF OUT” or simply,  
“OUT”.  
1
Find the cable that is con-  
nected to the ANTENNA  
OUT terminal on your  
cable box.  
2
Connect the other end of  
this cable to the VHF/UHF  
antenna terminal on the  
back of the TV.  
ANT IN  
Connecting to a Cable Box that Descram bles Som e Channels  
If your cable box descrambles only some channels (such as premium channels), follow the  
instructions below. You will need a two-way splitter, an RF (A/B) switch, and four lengths of  
coaxial cable. (These items are available at most electronics stores.)  
This terminal might be labeled  
“ANT IN”, “VHF IN” or simply,  
“IN”.  
1
Find and disconnect the  
cable that is connected to  
the ANTENNA IN  
terminal on your cable  
box.  
2
Connect this cable to a  
two-way splitter.  
Incoming Cable  
Splitter  
3
Connect a coaxial cable  
between an OUTPUT ter-  
minal on the splitter and  
the IN terminal on the  
cable box.  
Incoming Cable  
Splitter  
Cable Box  
4
Connect a coaxial cable  
between the ANTENNA  
OUT terminal on the cable  
box and the B–IN terminal  
on the RF(A/B) switch.  
Incoming  
Cable  
Splitter  
RF (A/B)  
Switch  
Cable Box  
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Connect another cable  
between the other OUT  
terminal on the splitter  
and the A–IN terminal on  
the RF (A/B) switch.  
Incoming  
Cable  
Splitter  
RF (A/B)  
Switch  
Cable Box  
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Connect the last coaxial  
cable between the OUT  
terminal on the RF (A/B)  
switch and the VHF/UHF  
terminal on the back of  
the TV.  
Incoming  
Cable  
ANT IN  
Splitter  
RF (A/B)  
Switch  
TV Rear  
Cable Box  
After youve made this connection, set the A/B switch to the A” position for normal view-  
ing. Set the A/B switch to the B” position to view scrambled channels. (When you set the  
A/B switch to “B”, you will need to tune your TV to the cable boxs output channel, which is  
usually channel 3 or 4.)  
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Connecting a VCR  
These instructions assume that you have already connected your TV to an antenna or a cable  
TV system (according to the instructions on pages 9-12). Skip step 1 if you have not yet  
connected to an antenna or a cable system.  
1
Unplug the cable or  
antenna from the back of  
the TV.  
ANT IN  
2
VCR Rear Panel  
Connect the cable or  
antenna to the  
ANTENNA IN terminal on  
Incoming  
Cable or  
Antenna  
the back of the VCR.  
3
VCR Rear Panel  
TV Rear Panel  
Connect a coaxial cable  
between the ANTENNA  
OUT terminal on the VCR  
and the antenna  
ANN  
Coaxial Cable  
terminal on the TV.  
A coaxial cable is usually included with a VCR. (If not, check your local electronics  
store).  
TV Rear Panel  
VCR Rear Panel  
4
Connect a set of audio  
cables between the  
AUDIO OUT jacks on the  
VCR and the AUDIO jacks  
on the TV.  
A
Audio Cable  
TV Rear Panel  
5
VCR Rear Panel  
Connect a video cable  
between the VIDEO OUT  
jack on the VCR and the  
VIDEO jack on the TV.  
Video Cable  
A
Follow the instructions in Viewing a VCR or Camcorder Tape” to view your VCR tape.  
Note: This figure shows the Standard connector-jack panel. The actual configuration for your  
TV may be different.  
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Connecting a DVD Player (480i) (Option)  
The rear panel jacks on your TV make it easy to connect a DVD player to your TV.  
TV Rear Panel  
1
DVD Player Rear Panel  
Connect a set of audio  
cables between the  
ANT IN  
AUDIO INPUT jacks on the  
TV and the AUDIO OUT  
jacks on the DVD player.  
Audio Cable  
TV Rear Panel  
2
DVD Player Rear Panel  
Connect a video cable  
between the COMPO-  
ANT IN  
NENT INPUT (Y, Pb, Pr)  
jacks on the TV and the  
DVD-OUT (Y, Pb, Pr) jacks  
on the DVD player.  
Video Cable  
Note: For an explanation of Component video, see your DVD player's owner's manual.  
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Connecting a Cam corder  
The side panel jacks on your TV make it easy to connect a camcorder to your TV. They allow  
you to view the camcorder tapes without using a VCR. (Also see “Viewing a VCR or  
Camcorder Tape” on page 28.)  
1
Locate the A/V output  
jacks on the camcorder.  
They are usually found on  
the side or back of the  
camcorder.  
Camcorder  
Output Jacks  
2
TV Side Panel  
Camcorder  
Output Jacks  
Connect an audio cable  
between the AUDIO OUT-  
PUT jack on the cam-  
corder and the AUDIO  
terminals on the side of  
the TV.  
Audio Cable  
Y-Connector  
3
TV Side Panel  
Camcorder  
Output Jacks  
Connect a video cable  
between the VIDEO OUT-  
PUT jack on the cam-  
corder and the VIDEO ter-  
minal on the side of the  
TV.  
Video Cable  
The audio-video cables shown here are usually included with a Camcorder. (If not, check  
your local electronics store.) If your camcorder is stereo, you need to connect a set of two  
cables.  
Note: This figure shows the Standard connector-jack panel. The actual configuration for your TV  
may be different.  
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