Input and Output Notes
ToC (Touch of Color):
Samsung's new Touch of Color design features a hint of blue color naturally
blended into the traditional piano black frame of the Samsung 860 Series LCD
HDTV Tuner: The TV has
built-in over-the-air HDTV (ATSC) and Digital Cable (QAM) tuners, so you don't
separate set-top box to receive and decode over-the-air HDTV/SDTV
or unencrypted Digital Cable signals.
Native Resolution: The television has a display resolution
of 1920 x 1080. The HDMI and component video inputs will accept 1080p, 1080i,
720p, 480p, and 480i signals and scale and display them as 1920 x
1080. The television features a full HD 1920 x 1080p digital format converter
for all inputs.
Ultra Clear Panel: Samsung's Ultra Clear panel provides a bright,
clear, colorful and overall more vibrant picture. The Ultra Clear Panel
technology enhances contrast and reduces reflection so you can enjoy an overall
outstanding viewing experience.
Contrast Ratio: This TV has an 50,000:1 dynamic contrast
ratio, giving you brilliant brightness and contrast for superior picture and
detail from both PC and TV images.
Auto Motion Plus 120Hz: Auto Motion Plus 120Hz technology
virtually eliminates any motion blur and creates smooth transitions between
frames. Auto Motion Plus calculates the image between frames and inserts it,
creating a non-repetitive transition from one to the next; the result is a
4ms Response Time: Response time refers to the amount of time
it takes a pixel to refresh itself-to go from being active to being inactive
(ready to be re-activated). The lower the time, the faster the response
time. The 860 series 4ms response time virtually eliminates any
blurring and gives you smooth-motion action scenes
Digital Natural Image Engine (DNIe): Samsung's DNIe makes
input signals sharper, clearer, and more lifelike. It's advanced image
processors and six-times density enhancer help to create true-to-life colors and
high contrast, while virtually eliminating digital artifacts. DNIe is made up of
a Motion Optimizer, a Contrast Enhancer, a Color Optimizer and a Detail Enhancer
to produce life-like images that rival reality.
Picture Sizes: Choose one of the following picture
- 16:9: sets the picture aspect ratio to 16:9 wide mode
- Zoom 1: magnifies the size of the picture; allows
you to move the enlarged picture using the arrows on the remote
- Zoom 2: magnifies the size of the picture more than
Zoom 1 and allows you to move the enlarged picture using the arrows on the
- Wide Fit: enlarges
the aspect ratio of the picture to fill the entire screen
- 4:3: displays a 4:3 source with no modification; black
bars on both sides
- Just Scan: see the full image without any cutoff
when HD signals are input
Picture Presets: You can choose one of the
following picture settings, each input stores its own setting:
- Standard: factory settings
for viewing in a bright room
- Movie: for viewing in low light
Note: You can adjust and store the following settings
for each picture setting: contrast, brightness, sharpness, color, tint,
Detailed Picture Settings: The Samsung LCD TV allows you to make the
following precise picture settings.
- Black Adjust: directly select the black level on the
screen from Off, Low, Medium, or High to adjust the screen depth
- Dynamic Contrast:
adjust the screen contrast from Off,
Low, Medium, or High so that the optimal contrast is provided
- Gamma: adjusts the primary color (red, green, blue)
intensity from -3 to +3
- Color Space: color space is a color matrix composed of red, green
and blue colors, you can select your favorite color space to experience the
most natural color; you can choose from Auto, Native, or Custom
- White Balance: adjusts the color temperature for more
natural picture colors
- Flesh Tone: emphasizes the pink flesh tone in the
- Edge Enhancement:
emphasizes object boundaries; can be
turned either On or Off
- xvYCC: provides a wider color space when used with
xvYCC-compatible video components and content; using HDMI or component video
connections; you can turn this feature On or Off; Picture Mode must be set to
Movie to use this feature
Film Mode: The TV can be set to automatically sense and
process film signals from all sources and adjust the picture for optimum
Digital Noise Reduction: If the broadcast signal received by
your TV is weak, you can activate the Digital Noise Reduction feature to help
reduce any static and ghosting that may appear on the screen.
Entertainment Mode: The Entertainment Mode enables you to
select the optimal display and sound for sports, cinema and games. You can
choose from Sports, Cinema, Game and Off.
Auto Volume: Auto volume automatically adjusts the volume of
the desired channel, lowering the sound output when the modulation signal is
high or raising the sound output when the modulation signal is low. This reduces
the difference in volume when changing channels.
EQ: You can adjust the 5-band EQ, which includes the
following frequencies: 100 Hz, 300 Hz, 1 kHz, 3 kHz, and 10 kHz. You can also
set the balance between the left and right channels.
Automatic Sound Settings: You can choose from the following
- Standard: factory settings
- Music: emphasizes music over voices
- Movie: for watching movies
- Speech: emphasizes voices over other sounds
- Custom: recalls your personal EQ settings
SRS TruSurround XT: TruSurround is a patented SRS technology
that solves the problem of playing 5.1 multi-channel content using only two
speakers. TruSurround delivers a compelling, virtual surround sound experience
through the two speaker internal playback system. It is fully compatible with
all multi-channel formats.
Wiselink Pro: Two side-panel USB 2.0 type-A ports allow you to
connect USB Mass Storage (MSC) devices to view JPEG, AVI and MPEG files and play
MP3 audio files. Wiselink only supports the FAT16/32 file system. You have
access to the following functions:
- Photo (JPEG) List:
This menu shows JPEG files and
folders saved on the USB device, with resolutions up to 15,360 x 8,640
pixels, and allows you to do the following:
- Sort: arrange photos by month, time, color,
composition, folder, or preference so you are only viewing images you
want to see
- Slide Show: play files on the USB device in
a slide show, play all pictures in a group or only those selected; the
slide interval is adjustable you can also choose an MP3 file on the USB device to play as
background music during the slide show
- Rotate: rotate the
selected image by 90°, 180°, or 270°
- Zoom: you can enlarge a picture 2x or 4x;
image is enlarged, you can pan through the image
- MP3 List: This menu shows MP3 files saved on the USB
device and allows you to play them back; choose from the following
- Sort: arrange music files by Title,
Artist, Mood, Genre Folder or Preference
- Once: music file or folder is played once
- Repeat: music file or folder played repeatedly
- Movie List: This menu shows movie files and folders saved on your
USB memory device. Wiselink Pro supports the following video files (Xvid,
H.264 MP, H.264 BP, MPEG4 SP, MPEG4 ASP, MJPEG, and MPEG2) with resolutions
up to 800 x 600 or 1920 x 1080. The Movie List features the following
- Sort: arrange movies by Title, Timeline, Folder, or Preference
- Movie Information: display movie file information including the order
of the file in current directory, the name, the size, the date modified, and
the path id
- Playback Options:
Movie Once, Movie Repeat, Pause Movie and Fast
Forward Play x2
- Picture Size: set the picture size to Fit (play
video at the TV screen size) or Original (play video at the original size)
- Firmware Upgrades: Samsung may offer upgrades for the
TV's firmware in the future. These firmware upgrades will be possible by
connecting a USB drive to the TV's USB port.
Wiselink Pro-DLNA: Using the supplied PC Share Manger 1.0 CD-ROM and
the television's rear-panel Ethernet port, Wiselink Pro-DLNA allows you to watch
videos and pictures saved in your PC on the television through its network
connection in Wiselink Pro mode. This removes the need to copy them to a USB
storage device and then connect the device to your TV. Wiselink Photo List, MP3
List and Movie List all function the same. To use DLNA, the TV must connected to
your network and the DLNA application software disc must be installed on your
PC. Wiselink Pro-DLNA supports the following formats - JPEG (still images), MP3
(audio), MPEG1, MPEG2 PS/TS, divx, MPEG4/H.264 ( video). Your computer will need
to meet the following system requirements:
- Operating System:
Windows XP or Windows Vista
- Free Hard Disk Space:
20MB of free hard disk space is need for
program installation (if you share files, up to 20MB of hard disk drive
space is required for each 100 files)
The Samsung 860 Series LCD TVs feature an Ethernet port
which allows you to connect the television to your home PC's network through a
router so you can use the InfoLink function of the television. The InfoLink feature gathers up-to-the-minute
content from USA Today and displays it on the television screen so you can
always stay connected to news, weather, sports, and stock reports while watching TV at home.
Built-In Memory Contents: The Samsung LCD television features the
following contents built into the TV's memory:
- Gallery: this function plays a slideshow with high resolution
images and background music to produce various atmospheres; choose from
Art (view masterpieces of impressionists), Relaxation (view beautiful and
serene images of nature), or Party ( view images that can produce a cheerful
and exciting atmosphere)
- Cooking: view various recipes that you can then easily
follow step by step; choose from the following cooking categories - Starters
(light meals and appetizers), Main Courses (popular recipes for chicken,
seafood, vegetables, and grill), or Dessert (desert recipes for
- Game: choose from the following five embedded games - Dynamic Bowling, Minimini Cook, Mini Game Pack, IQ Academy, or Sudoku+.
- Children: educational and interactive content that
children can watch repeatedly; enjoy stories, songs, and
games with the Boowa and Kwala characters
- Fitness: stretching and massage exercises
Note: New contents other than the built-in contents may be
provided via the samsung.com website (some with, some without charge). You can also download contents on a USB memory device
and play them on the TV without being copied to the built-in flash memory of
PC-Capable: This unit has a 15-pin D-Sub (RGB) input that
allows you to use it as a high-resolution computer monitor. The HDMI input can
also be used for connecting the PC. The TV can be set to automatically adjust to
the video signals received, or you can use the setup menu to adjust the screen
quality and position. No cables are supplied for connecting the TV to a PC.
1-Tuner PIP: This TV has one built-in tuner, so the PIP function
will simultaneously display a TV station and one external video source connected
to one of the component video, HDMI, or PC inputs. You can
change the size and position of the PIP window and even view the two pictures as a 4:3 or
16:9 split screen. In addition, you can switch the audio over to sub PIP picture window.
Note: While the V-chip is in operation, the PIP function
cannot be used.
Digital Signal Strength Meter: The digital signal strength
meter can be used to help you find the antenna position that delivers the
highest HDTV digital signal strength.
Analog Channel Fine Tuning: The fine tuning feature allows
you to manually adjust analog channels for optimal reception. A separate fine
tuning setting may be put into the TV's memory for each analog channel.
Input Source Names: You can assign a name for the component
connected to each of the inputs. When input naming is completed, you will no
longer have to remember which component is connected to each input when
selecting a source to watch. Source names you can choose from include: VCR, DVD,
Cable STB, Satellite STB, PVR STB, AV Receiver, Game, Camcorder, PC, TV, IPTV,
Blue-Ray, HD DVD, and DMA.
Channel Labels: Each analog channel programmed into memory
can be assigned a name; digital channel names are already
assigned and cannot be edited.
Favorite Channel: You can create a list of your favorite
channels and recall the list using the FAV.CH button on the remote.
Program Reserve: The television allows you to reserve a
program you want to watch at a later time which changes the channel
automatically to the reserved program at the selected time.
V-Chip: The V-Chip automatically locks out programs that are
deemed inappropriate for children. You can set up the parameters for the V-Chip
using the TV Parental Guidelines, MPAA (movie) ratings, Canadian French, or
Canadian English ratings systems. The V-Chip function is protected by a 4-digit
Energy Saver: This feature adjust the brightness of the TV
in order to reduce power consumption. When watching TV at night, set the Energy
Saver feature to High to reduce eye fatigue as well as power consumption. You
can set this feature to Auto, High, Medium, Low, or Off.
Sleep Timer: The sleep timer switches the television off
after a specified amount of time. The sleep timer can be set to 30, 60, 90, 120,
150, or 180 minutes.
On/Off Timers: The three On/Off timers allow you to program
the television to turn itself on and off by selecting a specific on time and a
specific off time. You also choose the On Timer's channel and Volume. The on and
off timers work independently of one another.
On/Off Melody: A unique melody plays when the TV is turned
on and off. You can turn this feature off if you prefer.
Power LED: There is a power LED on the bottom front edge of the TV;
the LED can be turned off if you prefer.
Illuminated Remote: The supplied remote control is designed
to operate the Samsung LCD television, connected Anynet+ components, and most
popular brands of VCRs, DVD players, and cable and satellite set-top-boxes. You
can use the remote control up to a distance of about 23 feet from TV with a
direct line of sight. The remote's buttons are backlit and will light up with a
press of a button.
Mini Remote: A second, smaller remote is included that controls only
basic functions; power, channel up/down, and volume up/down.
Anynet+: Anynet+ is an AV network system that enables you to
control all HDMI connected Samsung AV devices with your Samsung TV's remote. The
Anynet+ system can be used only with Samsung AV devices that support the Anynet+
feature and are connected with HDMI 1.3 cables. The Anynet+ feature must be
turned on in the menu to function. Anynet+ can support up to 12 AV devices in
total (up to 3 devices of the same type).
The Samsung LCD television features an attached pedestal stand which can also be
removed to wall-mount the flat-panel TV. The weight of the TV with the stand is
Wall Mounting: The TV has four threaded inserts on the back
for use with an optional wall-mount bracket. The spacing of the mounting holes
is VESA 400 (400mm x 400mm) in accordance with the industry standards set by the Video
Electronics Standards Association. The threaded inserts require M8 (8mm) machine screws
(not supplied). Without the stand the TV weighs 59.1 lbs.
Input and Output Notes
Quad HDMI Inputs: The Samsung LCD television features three
HDMI inputs on the rear-panel and one HDMI input on the side-panel. The
HDMI 2 input also has RCA stereo audio jacks, useful when connecting a source
device with a DVI output (a
DVI-to-HDMI adapter cable is necessary). No audio cables are needed for an HDMI-equipped device. The
HDMI inputs can also be used to connect a PC to this TV. The HDMI jacks will
accept 1080p, 1080i, 720p, 480p, and 480i signals.
Dual Component Video: The two Component Video jacks
will accept 1080i, 720p, 480p, and 480i signals. Separate RCA stereo audio
inputs are provided for each Component Video input. The Component Video 1 input
can also be used as a composite video input.
Digital Audio: The optical digital output (with plastic
cover) on the rear panel will output Dolby Digital (when available), including
5.1-channel, or 2 channel PCM.
PC: This input consists of a stereo mini-jack and an analog
RGB (D-Sub 15-pin) jack. This jack allows you to connect a personal computer
with a D-Sub 15-pin output. When using the RGB (D-Sub 15-pin) jack,
the PC Audio 3.5mm input is used for your audio connection.
LAN (Ethernet): The television's rear-panel Ethernet port allows you
to connect an Ethernet cable from the TV to your home PC's network to obtain
Samsung's InfoLink Service and use the supplied software.
EX-LINK: The EX-LINK port connects to an optional Samsung
wall mount bracket which allows you to adjust the TV viewing angle using the
provide remote control.
Wise-Link Pro: The two side-panel
USB ports allow you to connect USB mass storage devices to the television so
you can view photo files, video files, and play audio files through the TV.
Side Panel A/V Input: The
television features a side-panel A/V input that consists of a composite video connection and a stereo audio connection.
Headphone Jack: Also on the
side-panel is a 3.5mm headphone jack for connecting an optional set of
headphones. The TV's speakers automatically mute when a pair of headphones are
connected to this jack.