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About this User Manual
This manual contains all information you will need to initially install and operate your new TV.
Also read the help texts which are being displayed at the bottom of the screen.
If this instruction manual does not give an answer or if ‘Troubleshooting’ does not solve your TV problem, you
can call your Local Philips Customer or Service Centre. See the supplied Worldwide guarantee booklet.
Please, have the Model and Product number which
2555.2 en 19-06-2006 15:28 Pagina 2 Safety warnings EN General Do not insert the power plug in a wall socket or hang the TV to the wall before all connections are made. • Place or hang the TV wherever you want, but make sure that air can circulate freely through the ventilation slots. • Do not install the TV in a confined space such as a book case or a similar unit. • To prevent any unsafe situations, no naked flame sources, such as lighted candles, should be placed in the vicinity. • Avoid h
2555.2 en 19-06-2006 15:28 Pagina 3 Getting started EN Before you start Warning: do not insert the mains cord into the mains at the bottom of the TV and in a wall socket or hang the TV on the wall before all connections are made. Before you switch on your TV, connect all your peripheral equipment. See To make video and audio connections, p. 39. Overview of the rear connector panel There is a wide range of audio and video equipment that can be connected to your TV. See To make audio and video
2555.2 en 19-06-2006 15:28 Pagina 4 Getting started (Continued) EN Overview of the side connector panel -To connect a camera, camcorder or game, see To make video and audio connections, p. 40. -To connect a headphone, see To make video and audio connections, p. 40. -To connect a USB device, see Multimedia browser, p. 33. Connect the antenna < Insert the aerial plug firmly into the aerial socket x at the bottom of the TV. Tip:for best quality use the suppressor cable supplied. Connect the mai
2555.2 en 19-06-2006 15:28 Pagina 5 Use of the remote control RC4420 EN B Standby Press to switch the TV from or to standby mode. When switched to standby, a red indicator on the TV lights up. Attention: the TV is never powered off completely unless it is physically unplugged. TV Press to select TV mode. DVD STB VCR AUX Press to select one of the system modes in which the remote control can be used. See Audio and Video equipment keys, p. 49. DEMO Press to switch the Demo menu on or off. a
2555.2 en 19-06-2006 15:28 Pagina 6 Use of the remote control RC4420 (Continued) EN +P- Channel selection - to browse through the TV channels and sources stored and marked in the Favourite channels lists; - to select a page in Teletext mode; - to quickly browse through the lists in the menus; - to switch the TV on from standby mode. 0/9 Digit keys To select a TV channel between 0 and 999. AV Select your peripherals See Installation menu, Select your connections, p. 30. a 0 Previous channel P
2555.2 en 19-06-2006 15:28 Pagina 7 Use of the remote control RC4420 (Continued) EN b Dual screen/PIP Press the b key to switch on or off Dual screen or PIP, according to the format selection made in the PIP format list. See p. 23. PIP allows you to call up a subscreen within the main screen enabling you to watch two TV channels or a TV channel and pictures from a peripheral at the same time. Dual screen allows you to divide the main screen into two subscreens enabling two TV channels or a T
2555.2 en 19-06-2006 15:28 Pagina 8 Use of the OPTION key EN The OPTION key allows you to display the Quick access menu which will give you direct access to some features and menu options. 1. Press the OPTION key. > The Quick access menu appears. 2. Press the cursor up/down to select a menu item. 3. Press the OK key to jump to the selected menu item in the TV menu. (Except for the Clock option). 4. Use the cursor keys to make a selection. 5. Press the OPTION key to exit. Subtitles: a See Adj
2555.2 en 19-06-2006 15:28 Pagina 9 Switch the TV on EN < Press the power switch B at the side of the TV. > An indicator on the front of the TV lights up and the screen comes on. < If the TV is in standby mode, press the -P+ keys or the B key on the remote control. Note: the first time (and only the first time) you switch on your TV, you see a Welcome screen followed by the installation procedure. See First time installation, p. 10. First time installation The installation procedure consists
2555.2 en 19-06-2006 15:28 Pagina 10 EN First time installation (Continued) Step 1: select your on-screen language After the Welcome screen you are asked to select a language of the TV's on-screen menus.The text of the header and the info on screen continuously change language. 1. Press the cursor up/down to highlight your language. 2. Press the OK key on the remote control. 3. Follow the instructions on screen to proceed. a Step 2: complete the initial TV installation procedure 1. Press the
2555.2 en 19-06-2006 15:28 Pagina 11 First time installation (Continued) EN Step 3: Settings assistant: select your TV settings By means of several split screens/full screens you are prompted to select your preferred picture, sound and PHILIPS Installation ambilight settings, to finally arrive at a complete setting which satisfies you. This will help you to complete the Settings 1. Press the green colour key on your remote control to enter assistant. the Settings assistant menu. Television 2
2555.2 en 19-06-2006 15:28 Pagina 12 How to navigate through the menus EN Introduction A lot of guiding instructions, help texts and messages will be displayed on your TV when you use the menus or when you try to execute an action. Read the help texts which are being displayed on the specific item highlighted. The colour keys at the bottom of the screen refer to the different actions which may be executed. Press the corresponding colour key on the remote control to perform the required or des
2555.2 en 19-06-2006 15:28 Pagina 13 How to navigate through the menus (continued) EN 5. Press the cursor right to enter the highlighted menu item. TV menu TV settings > The content of the right panel is moved to the left panel Settings assistant TV settings and the right panel now shows the content of the newly Reset to standard highlighted item in the left panel. Features Picture Installation Note: in some cases it is important that the picture can be Sound Exit watched while you adjust th
2555.2 en 19-06-2006 15:28 Pagina 14 Use of the TV menu settings (continued) EN A. Change settings in an easy-to-use manner with the TV menu TV settings Settings assistant. TV settings Settings assistant Each time you've made a selection, press the green key to Features Reset to standard confirm your selection. Installation Picture Exit Sound 1. Select Settings assistant and press the cursor right. > By means of several split screens/full screens you are Ambilight prompted to select your pref
2555.2 en 19-06-2006 15:28 Pagina 15 Adjust picture menu settings EN The picture menu contains the settings that affect the quality of TV menu TV settings the picture. TV settings Settings assistant 1. Press the MENU/BROWSE key on the remote control. Features Reset to standard > The main menu appears. Installation Picture 2. Select TV menu and press the cursor right. Exit Sound > The TV menu is moved to the left. Ambilight 3. Select TV settings and press the cursor right. > The TV settings me
2555.2 en 19-06-2006 15:28 Pagina 16 Adjust picture menu settings (Continued) EN Custom tint (only when Tint is set to Custom) TV menu Fine tunes the white point (WP) and black level (BL) of TV settings the picture. Picture ............. Settings assistant 1. Select Custom tint and press the cursor right. Custom tint Reset to standard 2. Use the cursor keys to select and adjust the settings of: Pixel Plus Picture R-WP: allows you to customise the colour tint by Dig. Natural Motion Sound adj
2555.2 en 19-06-2006 15:28 Pagina 17 Adjust picture menu settings (Continued) EN DNR TV menu DNR automatically filters out and reduces the image TV settings noise.This improves picture quality when receiving weak Picture signals. ............. Settings assistant < Select Off, Minimum, Medium or Maximum according DNR Reset to standard to the image noise in the picture. MPEG artifact red... Picture Colour enhancem.. Sound MPEG artifact reduction Active control Ambilight MPEG artifact reduction
2555.2 en 19-06-2006 15:28 Pagina 18 Adjust sound menu settings EN The sound menu contains the settings that affect the quality of TV menu the sound. TV settings Sound Equalizer Settings assistant 1. Press the MENU/BROWSE key on the remote control. Volume Reset to standard > The main menu appears. 2. Select TV menu and press the cursor right. Balance Picture > The TV Menu is moved to the left. Dual I/II Sound 3. Select TV settings and press the cursor right. Mono/Stereo Ambilight > The TV se
2555.2 en 19-06-2006 15:28 Pagina 19 Adjust sound menu settings (Continued) EN Surround mode TV menu Allows you to select the modes for more spatial or TV settings Sound surround sound reproduction dependent on the ............. Settings assistant broadcasted signals or signals from external inputs received. Surround mode Reset to standard Headphone volume Picture Headphone volume AVL Sound Allows you to control the level of sound through the Delta volume Ambilight headphones. Auto surround
2555.2 en 19-06-2006 15:28 Pagina 20 Enjoy Ambilight EN The ambilight menu contains the settings for controlling the TV menu ambient lighting. Using ambient light gives a more relaxed TV settings Ambilight viewing experience and improves perceived picture quality. Ambilight Settings assistant Analysis of the picture content adapts the colours continuously. Brightness Reset to standard But the lights can also be set to any fixed colour and many shades of white. Mode Picture Colour Sound Tip: i
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