SAMSUNG Smart LED TV User Manual

SAMSUNG Smart LED TV User Manual & troubleshooting

SAMSUNG Smart LED TV User Manual

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Contact SAMSUNG WORLD WIDE

If you have any questions or comments relating to Samsung products, please contact the Samsung service centre.

Country Samsung Service CentreSAMSUNG Smart LED TV User Manual  & troubleshooting 2 Web Site
IRELAND (EIRE) 0818 717100 www.samsung.com/ie/support
UK 0333 000 0333 www.samsung.com/uk/support

Following the repair by a non-authorized service provider, self-repair or non-  professional repair of the product, Samsung is not liable for any damage to the product, any injury or any other product safety issue caused by any attempt to repair the product which does not carefully follow these repair and maintenance instructions. Any damage to the product caused by an attempt to repair the product by any person other than a Samsung certified service provider will  not be covered by the warranty.

Please visit samsung.com/support to find further information about external power adapter and remote control associated with EU Ecodesign directive – ErP regulation Hereby, Samsung declares that this radio equipment is in compliance with Directive 2014/53/EU and the relevant UK statutory requirements.
The full text of the declaration of conformity is available at the following internet address: http://www.samsung.com go to Support and enter the model name. This equipment may be operated in all EU countries and in the UK.

The 5 GHz WLAN(Wi-Fi) function of this equipment may only be operated indoors. BT max transmitter power : 100mW at 2.4GHz – 2.4835GHz
Wi-Fi max transmitter power : 100mW at 2.4GHz-2.4835GHz, 200mW at 5.15GHz-5.25GHz, 100mW 5.25GHz-5.35GHz & 5.47GHz – 5.725GHz

Warning! Important  Safety Instructions

Please read the Safety Instructions before using your TV. Refer to the table below for an explanation of symbols which may be on your Samsung product.

 
SAMSUNG Smart LED TV User Manual  & troubleshooting 3 This symbol indicates that high voltage is present inside. It is dangerous to make any kind of contact with any internal part of this product.
SAMSUNG Smart LED TV User Manual  & troubleshooting 4 This symbol indicates that this product has included important literature concerning operation and maintenance.
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Class II product: This symbol indicates that a safety connection to electrical earth (ground) is not required. If this symbol

is not present on a product with a mains lead, the product MUST have a reliable connection to protective earth (ground).

SAMSUNG Smart LED TV User Manual  & troubleshooting 6 AC voltage: Rated voltage marked with this symbol is AC voltage.
   SAMSUNG Smart LED TV User Manual  & troubleshooting 7 DC voltage: Rated voltage marked with this symbol is DC voltage.
SAMSUNG Smart LED TV User Manual  & troubleshooting 8 Caution. Consult instructions for use: This symbol instructs the user to consult the user manual for further safety related information.

Power

  • Do not overload wall outlets, extension cords, or adaptors beyond their voltage and capacity. It may cause fire or electric shock. Refer to the power specifications section of the manual and/or the power supply label on the product for voltage and amperage information.
  • Power-supply cords should be placed so that they are not likely to be walked on or pinched by items placed upon or against them. Pay particular attention to cords at the plugend, at wall outlets, and at the point where they exit from the appliance.
  • Never insert anything metallic into the open parts of this apparatus. This may cause electric shock.
  • To avoid electric shock, never touch the inside of this apparatus. Only a qualified technician should open this apparatus.
  • Be sure to plug in the power cord until it is firmly seated. When unplugging the power cord from a wall outlet, always pull on the power cord’s plug. Never unplug it by pulling on the power cord. Do not touch the power cord with wet hands.
  • if this apparatus does not operate normally – in particular, if there are any unusual sounds or smells coming from it – unplug it immediately and contact an authorised dealer or Samsung service centre.
  • To protect this apparatus from a lightning storm, or to leave it unattended and unused for a long time (especially when a kid, the elderly, or the disabled is left alone), be sure to unplug it from the wall outlet and disconnect the antenna or cable system. – Accumulated dust can cause an electric shock, an electric leakage, or a fire by causing the power cord to generate sparks and heat or by causing the insulation to deteriorate.
  • Use only a properly grounded plug and wall outlet. – An improper ground may cause electric shock or equipment damage. (Class l Equipment only.)
  • To turn off this apparatus completely, disconnect it from the wall outlet. To ensure you can unplug this apparatus quickly if necessary, make sure that the wall outlet and power plug are readily accessible.

Installation

  • Do not place this apparatus near or over a radiator or heat register, or where it is exposed to direct sunlight
  • Do not place vessels (vases ) containing water on this apparatus, as this can result in a fire or electric shock.
  • Do not expose this apparatus to rain or moisture
  • Be sure to contact an authorized Samsung service center for information if you intend to install your TV in a location with heavy dust, high or low temperatures, high humidity, chemical substances, or where it will operate 24 hours a day such as in an airport, a train station, Failure to do so may lead to serious damage to your TV.
  • Do not expose this apparatus to dripping or  splashing

Mounting the TV on a wall

SAMSUNG Smart LED TV User Manual  & troubleshooting 9 If you mount this TV on a wall, follow the instructions exactly as set out by the manufacturer. If it is not correctly mounted, the TV may slide or fall and cause serious injury to a child or adult and serious damage to the TV.

  • To order the Samsung wall mount kit, contact Samsung service  centre.
  • Samsung is not responsible for any damage to the product or injury to yourself or others if you choose to install the wall mount on your  own.
  • Samsung is not liable for product damage or personal injury when a non-VESA or non-specified wall mount is used or when the consumer fails to follow the product installation  instructions
  • You can install your wall mount on a solid wall perpendicular to the floor. Before attaching the wall mount to surfaces other than plaster board, contact your nearest dealer for additional information. If you install the TV on a ceiling or slanted wall, it may fall and result in severe personal injury
  • When installing a wall mount kit, we recommend you fasten all four VESA
  • If you want to install a wall mount kit that attaches to the wall using two top screws only, be sure to use a Samsung wall mount kit that supports this type of (You may not be able to purchase this type of wall mount kit, depending on the geographical area.)
  • Do not mount the TV at more than a 15 degree
  • Standard dimensions for wall mount kits are shown in the table on the Quick setup guide

SAMSUNG Smart LED TV User Manual  & troubleshooting 10Do not install your wall mount kit while your TV is turned on. This may result in personal injury from electric shock.

  • Do not use screws that are longer than the standard dimension or do not comply with the VESA standard screw specifications. Screws that are too long may cause damage to the inside of the TV set.
  • For wall mounts that do not comply with the VESA standard screw specifications, the length of the screws may differ depending on the wall mount specifications.
  • Do not fasten the screws too firmly. This may damage the product or cause the product to fall, leading to personal injury. Samsung is not liable for these kinds of accidents.
  • Always have two people mount the TV onto a wall.
    For 82 inch or larger models, have four people mount the TV onto a wall.

Providing proper ventilation for your TV

When you install your TV, maintain a distance of at least 10 cm between the TV and other objects (walls, cabinet sides, etc.) to ensure proper ventilation. Failing to maintain proper ventilation may result in a fire or a problem with the product caused by an increase in its internal temperature.

  • When you install your TV with a stand or a wall mount, we strongly recommend you use parts provided by Samsung only. Using parts provided by another manufacturer may cause difficulties with the product or result in injury caused by the product falling.

Safety Precaution

SAMSUNG Smart LED TV User Manual  & troubleshooting 11Caution: Pulling, pushing, or climbing on the TV may cause the TV to fall. In particular, ensure your children do not hang on or destabilise the TV. This action may cause the TV to tip over, causing serious injuries or death. Follow all safety precautions provided in the Safety Flyer included with your TV. For added stability and safety, you can purchase and install the anti-fall device, referring to “Preventing the TV from falling”.

SAMSUNG Smart LED TV User Manual  & troubleshooting 12WARNING: Never place a television set in an unstable location. The television set may fall, causing serious personal injury or death. Many injuries, particularly to children, can be avoided by taking simple precautions such as:

  • Always use cabinets or stands or mounting methods recommended by Samsung.
  • Always use furniture that can safely support the television set.
  • Always ensure the television set is not overhanging the edge of the supporting furniture. Always educate children about the dangers of climbing  on furniture to reach the television set or its controls.
  • Always route cords and cables connected to your television so they cannot be tripped over, pulled or grabbed.
  • Never place a television set in an unstable location.
  • Never place the television set on tall furniture (for example, cupboards or bookcases) without anchoring both the furniture and the television set to a suitable support.
  • Never place the television set on cloth or other materials that may be located between the television set and supporting furniture.
  • Never place items that might tempt children to climb, such as toys and remote controls, on the top of the television or furniture on which the television is placed. If the existing television set is going to be retained and relocated, the same considerations as above should be applied.
  • When you have to relocate or lift the TV for replacement or cleaning, be sure not to pull out the stand

Preventing the TV from falling

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  1. Using the appropriate screws, firmly fasten a set of brackets to the wall. Confirm that the screws are firmly attached to the wall.
    You may need additional material such as wall anchors depending on the type of wall.
  2. Using the appropriately sized screws, firmly fasten a set of brackets to the TV.
    For the screw specifications, refer to “Standard Screw” in the table on the Quick setup guide.
  3. Connect the brackets fixed to the TV and the brackets fixed to the wall with a durable, heavy-duty string, and then tie the string tightly.
    Install the TV near the wall so that it does not fall backwards.
    Connect the string so that the brackets fixed to the wall are at the same height as or lower than the brackets fixed to the TV.

Operation

  • This apparatus uses batteries. In your community, there might be environmental regulations that require you to dispose of these batteries properly. Please contact your local authorities for disposal or recycling information.
  • Store the accessories (remote control, batteries, or etc.) in a location safely out of the reach of children.
  • Do not drop or strike the product. If the product is damaged, disconnect the power cord and contact a Samsung service centre.
  • Do not dispose of remote control or batteries in a fire.
  • Do not short-circuit, disassemble, or overheat the batteries.
  • CAUTION: There is danger of an explosion if you replace the batteries used in the remote with the wrong type of battery. Replace only with the same or equivalent type.

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Caring for the TV

  • To clean this apparatus, unplug the power cord from the wall outlet and wipe the product with a soft, dry cloth. Do not use any chemicals such as wax, benzene, alcohol, thinners, insecticide, aerial fresheners, lubricants, or detergents. These chemicals can damage the appearance of the TV or erase the printing on the product.
  • The exterior and screen of the TV can get scratched during cleaning. Be sure to wipe the exterior and screen carefully using a soft cloth to prevent scratches.
  • Do not spray water or any liquid directly onto the TV. Any liquid that goes into the product may cause a failure, fire, or electric shock.

What’s in the Box?

Make sure the following items are included with your TV. If any items are missing, contact your dealer.

  • Standard Remote Control & Batteries
  • Remote Control & Batteries (Depending on the model)
  • Samsung Smart Remote & Batteries (Depending on the model)
  • User Manual
  • CI Card Adapter
  • Warranty Card / Regulatory Guide (Not available in some locations)
  • TV Power Cable
  • The type of battery may vary depending on the model.
  • The items’ colours and shapes may vary depending on the models.
  • Cables not included can be purchased separately.
  • Check for any accessories hidden behind or in the packing materials when opening the box.

SAMSUNG Smart LED TV User Manual  & troubleshooting 16Warning: Screens can be damaged from direct pressure when handled incorrectly. We recommend lifting the TV at the edges, as shown. For more information about handling, refer to the Quick Setup Guide came with this product.

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Initial Setup

When you turn on your TV for the first time, it immediately starts the Initial Setup. Follow the instructions displayed on the screen and configure the TV’s basic settings to suit your viewing environment.

Using the TV Controller

You can turn on the TV with the TV Controller button at the bottom of the TV, and then use the Control menu. The Control menu appears when the TV Controller button is pressed while the TV is On.

  • The screen may dim if the protective film on the SAMSUNG logo or the bottom of the TV is not detached. Please remove the protective film.

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  1. Control menu
  2. TV Controller button / Remote control sensor

Setting the sound sensor

  • This function is supported only in Q7*A/Q8*A/QN8*A/QN9*A Series

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You can turn on or off the sound sensor by using its button at the bottom of the TV. With the TV on, you can push the button to the left (or backward) to turn on the sound sensor or to the right (or forward) to turn off it. See the pop-up window on the TV to check whether the sound sensor is turned on or off.

  • The position and shape of the sound sensor may differ depending on the model.
  • During analysis using data from the sound sensor, the data is not saved.

Troubleshooting and Maintenance

Troubleshooting

For more information, see “Troubleshooting” or “FAQ” in the e-Manual. > SAMSUNG Smart LED TV User Manual  & troubleshooting 21Settings > e-Manual > Troubleshooting or FAQ If none of the troubleshooting tips apply, please visit “www. samsung.com” and click Support or contact the Samsung service centre.

  • This TFT LED panel is made up of sub pixels which require sophisticated technology to produce. There may be, however, a few bright or dark pixels on the screen. These pixels will have no impact on the performance of the product.
  • To keep your TV in optimum condition, upgrade to the latest software. Use the Update Now or Auto update functions on the TV’s menu SAMSUNG Smart LED TV User Manual  & troubleshooting 22 > Settings > Support > Software Update > Update Now or Auto update).
The TV won’t turn on.
  •  Make sure that the AC power cable is securely plugged in to the TV and the wall outlet.
  • Make sure that the wall outlet is working and the remote control sensor at the bottom of the TV is lit and glowing a solid red.
  • Try pressing the TV Controller button at the bottom of the TV to make sure that the problem is not with the remote control. If the TV turns on, refer to “The remote control does not work”.
The remote control does not work.
  • Check if the remote control sensor at the bottom of the TV blinks when you press the remote’s Power button. – AU Series or Standard Remote Control: If it does not blink, replace the remote control’s batteries. Make sure that the batteries are installed with their poles (+/–) in the correct direction. Alkaline batteries are recommended for longer  battery life.
    Q Series (except for Standard Remote Control): When the remote’s battery is discharged, turn over the remote control to charge with indoor light, or use the USB charging port.
  • Try pointing the remote directly at the TV from 1.5-1.8 m away.
  • If your TV came with a Samsung Smart Remote (Bluetooth Remote), make sure to pair the remote to the TV.

Eco Sensor and screen brightness

Eco Sensor adjusts the brightness of the TV automatically. This feature measures the light in your room and optimises the brightness of the TV automatically to reduce power consumption. If you want to turn this off, go toSAMSUNG Smart LED TV User Manual  & troubleshooting 23>Settings > General  >Power and Energy Saving > Brightness
Optimisation.

  • The eco sensor is located at the bottom of the TV. Do
    not block the sensor with any object. This can decrease picture brightness

Specifications and Other Information

Specifications

Display Resolution
3840 x 2160
Sound (Output)
AU7/AU8/AU9/Q6*A/Q7*A Series: 20 W
Q8*A Series (50″): 40 W, Q8*A Series (55″-75″): 60 W
QN8*A Series: 60 W
QN9*A Series (50″): 40 W, QN9*A Series (55″-85″): 60 W
Operating Temperature
10 °C to 40 °C (50 °F to 104 °F)
Operating Humidity
10 % to 80 %, non-condensing
Storage Temperature
-20 °C to 45 °C (-4 °F to 113 °F)
Storage Humidity
5 % to 95 %, non-condensing

Notes

  • This device is a Class B digital apparatus.
  • For information about the power supply, and more information about power consumption, refer to the information on the label attached to the product.  – On most models, the label is attached to the back ofthe TV. (On some models, the label is inside the cover terminal.)
  • Typical power consumption is measured according to IEC 62087.
  • To connect a LAN cable, use a CAT 7 (*STP type) cable for the connection. (100/10 Mbps) * Shielded Twisted Pair
  • The images and specifications of the Quick Setup Guide may differ from the actual product.
  • An administration fee may be charged in the following situations: (a) An engineer is called out at your request, but it is found that the product has no defect (i.e., where the user manual has not been read). (b) You bring the unit to the Samsung service centre, but it is found that the product has no defect (i.e., where the user manual has not been read).
  • You will be informed of the administration fee amount before a technician visits.
Decreasing power consumption

When you shut the TV off, it enters Standby mode. In Standby mode, it continues to draw a small amount of power. To decrease power consumption, unplug the power cord when you don’t intend to use the TV for a long time.

The terms HDMI and HDMI High-Definition Multimedia Interface, and the HDMI Logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of HDMI Licensing LLC in the United States other countries.

SAMSUNG Smart LED TV User Manual  & troubleshooting 24Correct Disposal of This Product (Waste Electrical & Electronic Equipment) (Applicable in countries with separate collection systems)

This marking on the product, accessories or literature indicates that the product and its electronic accessories (e.g. charger, headset, USB cable) should not be disposed of with other household waste at the end of their working life. To prevent possible harm to the environment or human health from uncontrolled waste disposal, please separate these items from other types of waste and recycle them responsibly to promote the sustainable reuse of material resources. Household users should contact either the retailer where they purchased this product, or their local government office, for details of where and how they can take these items for environmentally safe recycling. Business users should contact their supplier and check the terms and conditions of the purchase contract. This product and its electronic accessories should not be mixed with other commercial wastes for disposal.

Removing the battery
  • To remove the battery, contact an authorised service centre. To obtain battery removal instructions, please visit www.samsung.com/global/ecodesign_energy.
  • For your safety, you must not attempt to remove the battery. If the battery is not properly removed, it may lead to damage to the battery and device, cause personal injury, and/or result in the device being unsafe.

SAMSUNG Smart LED TV User Manual  & troubleshooting 25Correct disposal of the batteries in this product  (Applicable in countries with separate collection systems)
This marking on battery, manual or packaging indicates that the batteries in this product should not be disposed of with other household waste at the end of their working life. Where marked, the chemical symbols Hg, Cd or Pb indicate that  the battery contains mercury, cadmium or lead above there ference levels in EC Directive 2006/66. If batteries are not properly disposed of, these substances can cause harm to human health or the environment. To protect natural resources and to promote material reuse, please separate batteries from other types of waste and recycle them through your local, free battery return system.

  • The type of battery may vary depending on the model.
    The marking on the battery, manual or packaging indicates that the battery in this product should not be disposed of with other household waste. Where marked, the chemical symbols Hg, Cd or Pb indicate that the battery contains mercury, cadmium or lead above the reference levels in EC  Directive 2006/66.The battery incorporated in this product is not user replaceable. For information on its replacement, please contact your service provider. Do not attempt to remove the  battery or dispose it in a fire. Do not disassemble, crush, or puncture the battery. If you intend to discard the product, the waste collection site will take the appropriate measures for the recycling and treatment of the product, including the battery.
  • The type of battery may vary depending on the model

WARRANTY CONDITIONS

  1. The warranty is only valid if, when warranty service is required, the warranty card is fully and properly completed and is presented with the original invoice or sales slip or confirmation, and the serial number on the product has not been defaced.
  2. Samsung’s obligations are limited to the repair or, at its discretion, replacement of the product or the defective part. Repaired or replaced products may include new and or refurbished components and equipment.
  3. Warranty repairs must be carried out by Authorised Samsung Dealers or Authorised Service Centres. No re-imbursement will be made for repairs carried out by non-Samsung Dealers and, any such repair work and damage to the products caused by such repair work will not be covered by this warranty.
  4. This product is not considered to be defective in materials nor workmanship by reason that it requires adaptation in order to conform to national or local technical or safety standards in force in any Country other than the one for which the product was originally designed and manufactured. This warranty will not cover, and no re-imbursement will be made for such adaptation nor any damage which may result.
  5. This warranty covers none of the following:
    a) Periodic check-ups, maintenance and repair or replacement of parts due to normal wear and tear.
    b) Cost relating to transport, removal or installation of the product.
    c) Misuse, including the failure to use this product for its normal purposes or incorrect installation.
    d) Use of this product in a commercial/ business environment, which shall include, but is not limited to, the following: any use for profit or financial gain, public display or events such as clubs, bars and restaurants including continuous statistical or graphical display, or any commercial use of continuous or intentional long term display of News reels (“tickers”), static or fixed images such as timetables and 4:3 pictures or video content displaying permanent black bars.
    e) Damage caused by Lightning, Water, Fire, Acts of God, War, Public Disturbances, incorrect mains voltage, improper ventilation or any other cause beyond the control of Samsung.
    f) Spillage of food or liquid or use of any other hazardous substances, which may affect the product.
    g) Performance due to differences in broadcasting method between countries.
  6. This warranty is valid for any person who legally acquired possession of the product during the warranty period.
  7. The consumers’ statutory rights in any applicable national legislation whether against the retailer arising from the purchase contract or otherwise are not affected by this warranty. Unless there is national legislation to the contrary, the rights under this warranty are the consumers’ sole rights and Samsung, its subsidiaries and distributors shall not be liable for indirect or consequential loss or any damage to disc based media, removable memory or any other related equipment or material.
  8. Some products may differ from these guidelines. Please check with your dealer or the local Samsung web-site.
  9. Samsung shall honour warranties for all EU specification products  purchasedby a consumer within the following European countries listed.  UK, Republic of Ireland, Germany, France, Italy, Malta, Spain, Portugal, The Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg, Denmark,
    Sweden, Finland, Poland, Hungary, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Austria,Slovenia,Croatia, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Greece,  Cyprus, Romania, Bulgaria, Switzerland, Norway, Lichtenstein and Iceland.

Warranty Card

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United Kingdom

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Republic of Ireland (EIRE)
This Samsung product is warranted for the period of twelve (12) months from the original date of purchase, against defective materials and workmanship. In the event that warranty service is required, you should return the product to the retailer from whom it was purchased. However, Samsung Authorised Dealers and Authorised Service Centres in the countries listed in Warranty Conditions will comply with the warranty on the terms issued to purchasers in the country concerned. In case of difficulty, details of our Authorised Service Centres are available from:

Samsung Electronics U.K. Ltd.
Samsung Customer Support Centre
Selectapost 38, Sheffield, S97 3FJ,
United Kingdom
United Kingdom: Tel. 0333 000 0333
www.samsung.com/uk/support
EIRE: Tel. 0818 717100
www.samsung.com/ie/support

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