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Samsung UN40F6400

40" 1080p 3D LED-LCD HDTV with Wi-Fi®

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Our take on the Samsung UN40F6400

The F6400 series pulls together some of Samsung's most advanced capabilities and features for 2013 without breaking the bank. The UN40F6400 is a 3D TV, but its appeal isn't limited to 3D fans. Why? Because displaying 3D accurately requires a top-notch screen. So, even if you don't care about 3D, that capability comes with a bonus: the sharpest, clearest 2D picture you've ever seen.

Samsung UN40F6400

A sweet spot in Samsung's TV lineup

The F6400 series pulls together some of Samsung's most advanced capabilities and features for 2013 without breaking the bank. The UN40F6400 is a 3D TV, but its appeal isn't limited to 3D fans. Why? Because displaying 3D accurately requires a top-notch screen. So, even if you don't care about 3D, that capability comes with a bonus: the sharpest, clearest 2D picture you've ever seen.

This model's LED backlight employs Samsung's Micro Dimming technology to produce a more accurate picture. The TV divides the image into multiple areas and applies the correct contrast levels to each area. The edge-mounted LEDs can actually dim independently based on the content in each scene. This is also a high-speed scanning backlight, which helps get rid of motion blur in on-screen action.

This Smart TV will make you feel smart, too

The UN40F6400 makes finding great things to watch easier. Samsung's innovative Smart Hub organizes your favorite entertainment into five simple panels: On-TV, Movies and Shows, Social, Apps, and a panel for your personal photos, videos and music. You can actually ask the TV for recommendations while you're watching, like "what movies are on?" You speak into the microphone built into the remote control, which feels more natural than talking to the TV screen. If your PC is networked you can even search through the video and music you've stored on it using the TV's slick touchpad remote.

New for 2013 is a really cool feature called TV View. It lets you mirror whatever's on the UN40F6400's screen on your Samsung Galaxy S3 smartphone or Galaxy tablet. If you need to leave the room — like, maybe to fix a sandwich — you won't have to leave your entertainment behind. It's like whole-house television you can hold in your hand.

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UN40F6400 Features:

  • 40" screen (measured diagonally)
  • glossy screen, black bezel and cabinet with "Black Luminus" stand
  • tuner receives over-the-air HDTV broadcasts (antenna required)
  • QAM cable TV tuner (subscription required to receive cable channels — contact your local service provider for details)
  • displays 3D images when you wear Samsung's active 3D glasses (two pairs of glasses are included)
  • 2D-to-3D conversion adds 3D-like depth to non-3D video sources
  • LED edge backlight with Micro Dimming for superior picture contrast
  • Clear Motion Rate 480 blur reduction (120Hz refresh rate plus backlight scanning)
  • Internet-ready Smart TV — plays Netflix® video and more (subscription required for some services)
  • supports up to 5.1-channel audio with streaming movie services like Netflix and Vudu™ (audio quality depends on your connection speed)
  • built-in Wi-Fi® to link to a wireless network
  • built-in web browser
  • dual-core processor for improved web browsing and app multitasking
  • AllShare™ video and music streaming from a DLNA-compatible Windows® PC
  • 2-way screen mirroring via Wi-Fi — send content wirelessly from device-to-TV or TV-to-device with compatible Samsung smartphones and tablets
  • Skype™-compatible (requires Samsung camera — sold separately)
  • wireless keyboard-compatible (keyboard not included)
  • built-in stereo speakers (10 watts x 2)
  • illuminated touchpad remote with built-in microphone for voice control
  • free downloadable Android app lets you use a compatible smartphone or tablet as a remote control
  • Anynet+ simplifies control of compatible Samsung components via the HDMI connection (HDMI-CEC)
  • meets ENERGY STAR® requirements
Connections and Dimensions:
  • 5 A/V inputs, including:
    • 4 HDMI
    • 1 component video (selectable component/composite)
  • RF input for antenna/cable signals
  • optical digital audio output (may only pass 2-channel audio from HDMI-connected sources)
  • stereo minijack output for connecting a sound bar or home stereo system
  • Ethernet port for a wired connection to a home network
  • 3 USB inputs for connecting a camera or thumb drive
  • detachable swivel stand (stand "footprint" is 22"W x 10-9/16"D)
  • wall-mountable (bracket not included)
  • 36-9/16"W x 21-1/2"H x 2-5/8"D (24-3/8"H x 10-9/16"D on stand)
  • weight: 22 lbs. with stand; 19.8 lbs. without stand
  • warranty: 1 year parts & labor — in-home service or pick-up for service
  • Our 60-day money-back guarantee

What's in the Box:

  • 40" LED-LCD TV
  • 5' AC power cord
  • Pedestal base
  • Pedestal neck
  • Smart Touch Remote Control (AA59-00772A)
  • 2 "AAA" batteries
  • IR blaster
  • 2 Pair of 3D active glasses (SSG-5100GB)
  • Two CR2025 3V batteries
  • Self-adhesive wire stand
  • Eight 4mm x 12mm screws
  • Cleaning cloth
  • User Manual
  • Quick Start Guide
  • Important Safety Precautions
  • "Stop/Samsung Support" note

Excellent TV, it is worth the few extra bucks! Also, Crutchfield is the place to buy your electronic products. The only thing is that I am having trouble getting used to the scratch pad controller.

Charlie, VA

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Average Customer Review(s):

(35 Reviews)

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Charlie from VA on 5/14/2014

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Excellent TV, it is worth the few extra bucks! Also, Crutchfield is the place to buy your electronic products. The only thing is that I am having trouble getting used to the scratch pad controller.

Pros: Great picture and many features

Cons: None

Nice, but falls short on quality

Steve from Phoenix, AZ on 5/3/2014

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My order was quickly delivered and was in good condition, but unfortunately the set had some issues. After only a few hours of use, it began power cycling rendering the TV unwatchable. I contacted Crutchfield customer service and they were great, shipping out a replacement. The replacement arrived when promised and although it didn't have the same issue, whenever I have it connected to my network (wired or wireless) it would occasionally reset itself when I went to use the remote (usually to change the volume). It would then lock-up and reboot itself. Interestingly, by not using the network features and disconnecting it completely, the set is stable and works as expected. I have been in contact with Samsung, but they are not even remotely helpful. After spending much time researching the issue, I suspect that the reset caused by a fatal error resulting from the TV's interaction with other media devices on my network (I have many). So it seems to me that there is a bug in the TV's firmware. Maybe someday Samsung will address the issue, but for now they won't even acknowledge that it is a problem despite others describing the exact same issue on numerous forums.

Pros: Great picture, nice looking TV and lots of inputs.

Cons: Unusable network features, poor quality of assistance from Samsung and poor quality firmware. Sound quality is not great, but works for the intended purpose (home office).

Super "TV"

Patc from Columbus, Ga. on 5/3/2014

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This is a great television with all the features you can imagine: wi-fi, 4 hdmi inputs, usb inputs, samsung all share, super picture, adjustments galore. I used the tv as my computer monitor and it performs that task flawlessly. If you are looking a great all-around tv he can't miss with this Samsung.

Pros: Picture quality, inputs, picture adjustments, wi-fi, easy set-up, samsung link.

Cons: remote takes a little time to master.

Very nice TV

Bob from Dayton, OH on 4/18/2014

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Excellent picture. Easy set-up. Good remote.


Cons: Not a fan of the touch remote. The stand should be flat instead of 4 legs - had find a board to rest it on.


AlanR from New York, NY on 4/14/2014

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I ordered this TV for our Master Bedroom. The 40" unit seemed perferct for the space. Also we wanted a unit that could access the internet as my wife and I watch a lot of movies and shows on Netflix and Hulu. For the price, this is an excellent TV. The picture is crisp with good contrast and the colors are natural. For my taste, I did a little tweaking with the picture control, but that is a very easy task. I idd turn off the automatic brightness control because the picture always seems too dim. Setting up was a breeze. I rented a 3D movie on Netflix and the 3D picture was very good. The remote is a cool idea, but needs some improvements by Samsung. The sound is not bad, The internet interface is simple and works well.

Pros: Great picture; decent sound, internet capability, nice looking TV.

Cons: Remote

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Anonymous from Freeport, Illinois on 3/18/2014

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The TV seems to be a fine product. I'm still "learning" the ins&outs of the total operation.

Pros: Nice picture and many apps to "play" with.

Cons: The user manual could be more thorough and go into depth on operation(s). The remote is not too easy to get used to. I like the older TV stands that sit flat on a shelf.

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dennisa from owensboro on 3/12/2014

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This tv is great .The active 3d is awesome lots of hdmi hook ups

Pros: a little pricy


Very Happy with TV

Fred from Chester on 3/11/2014

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The TV is great. The picture is beautiful and normal sound quality for a plat panel TV. The remote takes a lot of time getting used to. If you are ordering a separate sound bar, carefully review use of the use of the separate remote. Very confusing.

Pros: Beautiful picture. Easy to set up.

Cons: The remote is confusing


Jefferson B from El Paso, tx. on 3/5/2014

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This is my 5th HDTV and my 2nd 3DTV. This has the absolute best 1080p picture I have seen. I love the special remote, the easy to use menus, the deep rich colors, brightness and contrast. With wi-fi you add a world of features like Netflix and has a lot of free 3D programming.

Pros: Best 1080p picture, universal remote like I've never seen before, very easy to use. The smart plus hub gets you things like Netflix, Hulu, free 3D programming, and many others.

Cons: It's probably better to have things like netflix on your Blu-Ray player. Even though it has things like Netflix and other programming, I can't get the movies in the correct filmed move size ratio, the movies filmed in 2:35:1 are shown in more of a full screen mode. That's the only thing that bothers me

Smart? Ehh well not dumb

ThomasD from Buffalo, NY on 2/20/2014

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Nice solid TV...light weight, looks great on the wall and impressed with picture clarity however the processor speed is slow and wifi keeps dropping connection which is frustrating. I even added a wifi extender and it helped a bit but not much. Please note that you do need some sort of sound bar with this tv as the speakers are very poor. Crutchfield is great to work with on these purchases. Competitive prices and great customer service

Pros: Overall looks, picture and clarity. Nice a thin with small betzel

Cons: Poor internet connection. Streaming video is slow. Blacks could be blacker at this level of tv

very happy.

mike from huntington ny on 1/18/2014

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excellent tv, very fast ship

Pros: great picture. thin as could be. great up to date looking stand.

Cons: small remote control. the black remote color easy to lose in bed sheets at night. beautiful picture. not so beautiful sound. small speakers which is par for all new, all makes and models very thin LEd/lcd tvs. i may get a bose sound bar. this tv has a black bezal whick is not distracting while watching tv. a+ also, no status light signaling the tv is on---i find status lights on other tvs distracting while using. i love this smart tv.

It was time to upgrade

Dave from Fremont California on 1/2/2014

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It was time to upgrade from our very reliable 11 year old 27inch Toshiba to something with a larger screen but a smaller footprint. We needed something that would fit into our entertainment center that would give us a larger screen. We like our walls for pictures and not a 80" TV, but it was difficult to find one that met our space. It was not an easy swap as the old Toshiba weighs 150lbs, but so far it was worth it. I am not the main user of the TV, so did not know or do a huge amount of research on it before buying, but essentially the Samsung was one of the few that would maximize the space and had good reviews. The family was happily surprised by the clarity of the picture as well as all the features. So far So good!

Pros: Picture Clarity, features, (applications, wireless, remote works with DVD and cable box), Plenty of HDMI inputs

Cons: Wireless seems to lose connection with the router even though it shows as a full bar signal.

Great TV

Buyer in MD from Belcamp MD on 1/2/2014

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As always. Samsung hits it out of the park. I had a tight space to work with and this worked very well. My second Samsung TV and I live them both

Pros: Great picture Easy setup Features are easy to learn and use

Cons: None so far

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Cathy from Fayetteville, NC on 12/31/2013

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Great TV. It's a great size for the bedroom. Picture quality is awesome. Nice clean look. Ordering from Crutchfield was a breeze, plus we get the customer support if needed. I would definitely order another Samsung and from Crutchfield again.



Perfect Choice For Our Kitchen

KC from Smoky Mountains, TN on 12/29/2013

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I was looking for the largest screen that would fit a built in space above my pantry cabinet. This model line has a narrow bezel (frame,) which allowed a larger screen size to fit in this confined space. Since we already had a Samsung UN55D8000 in the adjacent family room, I was looking for another Samsung 8000 series. I was surprised to learn that a 40 inch Samsung 8000 series is sold in Europe, but that in the US a 46 inch is the smallest 8000 series available. I hesitated, but after more research, I still decided that this Samsung TV was still our best choice. The initial programming of the set was incredibly easy, including connecting to the internet by WiFi, and cable box by HDMI. The picture quality is very good. We don't utilize the "Smart TV" (internet) functions, although they are fun to play with. I am very satisfied with the purchase.

Pros: Narrow bezel allowed a larger screen to fit in my confined space. Price was reasonable.


Glad I bought 2

Andrew Q from Vacaville, CA on 12/26/2013

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This model comes with the microphone remote to type in your requests for content with your voice. It works nicely. Also Samsung advertises that it works in conjunction with their android devices but fail to say they have an app in the apple store for iPad and iPhone to monitor the screen as well. Nice surprise.

Pros: Big screen fits in small space.

Cons: ?!?

Awesome Smart TV

edmeiklejohn from Mansfield, PA on 12/25/2013

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The 40" Samsung UN40F6400 is a quantum leap from our old picture tube sets. There's a definite learning curve to work on, but the results are worth it. The family has been enjoying the difference this has made in our viewing. Crutchfield had a great price for this tv.



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CDC from Valdosta, GA on 12/20/2013

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First attempt: UPS did not deliver on time. When product arrived, I set it up only to discover that there was a vertical line about 6" from the right border. Called Crutchfield and was told that the screen was defective. Two options: either have Samsung come out and replace screen (no thanks) or wait for new TV. I waited. To Crutchfield's credit, they did their best and got one overnighted to me. Review: I wasn't sure if I should get a box or a smart TV. Pros/cons either way. Since I had to work with a maximum size of 40" and I wasn't sure about a box (ATV or Roku) I just got the Smart TV. So far it seems nice. No trouble setting up or adapting to the remote (illuminated is nice). Wireless works fine. Sound is a bit weak. Some day I'd like to convert to MoCA. I'm told the streaming will be better. Might still get an ATV or Roku. Satisfied at this point.

Pros: Quality seems good so far. Picture is fine for me. I don't care about 3D, but it looked a bit better than I expected.

Cons: None so far other than the sound is a bit weak.

Great Television

Greg from East Grand Rapids, MI on 12/19/2013

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This TV has exceeded my expectations. I'm very glad that we went with a Smart TV, best decision ever. The Smart TV is very easy to use and navigate. Also love the wi-fi. The 40" size is perfect for our living room, not too big and not too small. Great sound and great visual.

Pros: smart tv, picture quality, sound, very simple and clean design is a bonus, easy to set up

Cons: remote is a bit cumbersome (but I am still learning it)

Great Samsung smart tv

Tash from Santa Rosa,TX on 12/18/2013

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This is a great tv,I like that this website explain everything on device u choose. This is exactly what I was expecting.

Pros: I like that it has 4 hdmi for all my devices, has a USB for my flash drive,even have a web browser,micro-dimming,1080p & 3D so it's great for my games like CODs. P.S. It's a great website and I recommend this to my family & friends.

Cons: The pic of movies I c it's make the movie look fake like one of those home video but all smart tv does that so everything is great.


Mildie from Playa Vista, CA on 12/12/2013

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My family and I enjoy watching 3D movies in the theater often, but I wasn't really sure what to expect with a 3D television. However, the experience with this Samsung 3D TV far exceeded my expectations. The picture is crystal clear and the 3D is real. I'm still in the process of discovering the neat features that this television brings to ordinary 2D programming. It's really a great product.

Pros: A good price, It arrived promptly, Works great.


Best tv for the price!

TV user from Riverside, CA on 12/6/2013

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Wow I bought this tv on Black Friday and for the price, it can't be beat! I got it yesterday and I hooked it up right away! Setup was a breeze and picture quality is superb! For the price, this tv is packed with features you would find on higher end tv's!

Pros: Good picture quality and easy setup

Cons: None yet


Undefeated from New Jersey on 11/19/2013

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Bright pictures, easy setup, elegant look

Pros: Clean bright pictures brilliant color easy to work with

Cons: none

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DaveG from NH on 10/28/2013

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Everything I expected, great picture and OK sound. 3D works excellent

Pros: Great Picture


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Samsung UN 40F 6400 from Glastonbury, CT on 10/20/2013

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Our starting point was the Samsung #30540B750 40" 240Hz refresh rate TV which we bought 4 years ago. We loved it, but unfortunately some part of the electronics stopped working. We can use only a 40" TV and we bought the UN40F6400 TV to replace our earlier Samsung. The UN40F6400 has a 120 Hz refresh rate. I detect once in a while a jerky movement by people in the programs which I never saw with the earlier Samsung. I don't see this issue with sporting events. My wife doesn't notice it at all. BUT this is my only negative remark.

Pros: 1. Unbelievably light in weight compared to the earlier Samsung. I carried it into the house from the UPS delivery person. 2. Instructions were easy to follow for the set up. 3. It actually looks smaller than the earlier Samsung even though it is still 40". The frame around the screen is much smaller. 4. The color is great.. 5. Our connection with the internet (Netflix) is very nice. Earlier Samsung wasn't wireless. 6. The cost was less than the earlier Samsung

Cons: Every now and again, I feel as if I have seen some jerky movement by the characters in the TV shows. I have not seen this jerky movement with sporting events.

Wicked TV...

Steve from San Jose, CA on 10/14/2013

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Great TV! Really like the feature rich interface and the way it auto switches the input when I power up the blu-ray player. One issue (that Samsung says will be patched) is that the guide doesn't work when used with a set top box and only works with over the air signals.

Pros: picture quality thin great for hanging on the wall

Cons: Smart TV guide doesn't work with STB.

Great TV

RKB from Austin, TX on 9/20/2013

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This is a great TV. Very sleek and stylish. Checking out the pixels first, looks like they were all good for every color (usually a rarity). I bought a Zvox to handle the sound as I expected it to be wimpy. The TV sound was a little better than expected, but I will stick to the Zvox. The screen / color look great...haven't had a lot of time to play around with it yet, but I'm expecting it to be my new favorite TV, especially with all the "smart" features. It is a little annoying to have a "check input" dialog popup because you didn't switch inputs fast enough, but its a minor nit.

Pros: Stylish, Screen, Brightness, Stand, Crutchfield customer service!

Cons: Not wild about the remote, but using a Logitech one anyway.

Very nice television

PD from Pittsburgh, PA on 9/9/2013

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This is a very nice television loaded with possibilities. The picture is great. The sound is not terrific and needs some external speaker arrangement, but that is not a big problem.

Pros: Great picture, easy, fairly intuitive set up and use. Remote is compact and easy to learn to use.

Cons: Sound quality not too good by itself.

Good, bright picture, lightweight (easy to install)

Greg C. from Dallas, TX on 9/7/2013

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This is a great television, especially considering it's so affordable. It weighs very little, so it's easy for one person to install without resulting in arm or wrist strain. My other TV is a 50" Pioneer Elite plasma and it was about 70-80 pounds heavier than this one (probably thicker glass). The SmartTV features are comprehensive. Haven't tried 3D yet, nor voice control (not really my thing), but the 2D picture is great. We're still getting used to the brightness, and are fine tuning the picture controls to get rid of the "HD Soap Opera" effect. Looking forward to trying out the DirecTV RVU functionality (box-less DirecTV programming) with a Genie at the other end of the house.

Pros: Easy to install, good, bright picture. Lots of video tuning options. Great networking. DirecTV RVU capability.

Cons: "HD Soap Opera" effect: bright scenes without enough contrast, super-detailed ... can sometimes kill the mood of an intentionally dark show.

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Herb from Warrensburg, NY on 8/26/2013

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Really impressed with this TV and glad that I purchased it. The picture is outstanding, the sound lacks but I hooked it up to a sound bar. Was buying this for another room and ended up putting the TV in the family room instead. I am 67 years old and I thought that nothing could compare to Sony but I guess you're never to old to learn something. I am looking forward to purchasing the Samsung 40 inch 6300 model, as soon as it becomes available. Service from Crutchfield was top notch like always. Don't seem to matter who answers the phone you get treated outstanding. Looking forward to purchase my next TV from Crutchfield.

Pros: Everything great! Like the way the Wi-Fi works.


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Bette from Burke, VA on 7/21/2013

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This TV adds to our trio of Samsung Smart TVs. Picture quality is superb. Couldn't ask for better. Surely makes TV watching an enjoyable experience.




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Szosco from Wyomissing, pa on 7/12/2013

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I have spent a good part of the last 3 months reviewing this, and other smart tv's. So far I love this TV. It was not difficult intuitively figure out how to get it to link to my Apple TV, the Internet, Netflix, etc. I did not get frustrated, but enjoyed the pursuit of trying to maximize the tools this tv offers. Although I am an older electronics user (57) , I enjoy trying to " challenge" of trying to get the "gizmos" to work. I connected this TV to my denon 3808ci receiver, a blue ray DVD player, my dishnetwork, appletv, and my denon iPod player....all in a reasonable period of time.

Pros: The definition is awesome, the colors are intense! My wife commented that she feels like she is on the set of the TV shows she watches. Watching the Tour de France in 3d is AWESOME! The scenery and the movement of the cyclists makes me feel like I am in the TV helicopter, or on the TV motorcycle!

Cons: The speakers are weak, but not an issue since I utilize another sound system. The remote is okay, but I find it a bit cumbersome...but...this is extremely minor and easy to overlook!

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Terry from Hawaii on 4/26/2013

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Unbelievable picture quality! This set replaces an old rear-projection LCD set, and we couldn't be happier. Even the sound is decent using its own speakers. Haven't used Pandora or many of the smart features yet. The set-up was quick and simple. Our home wireless network was identified immediately, and programming in the security code worked like a breeze. Amazing upconversion from 2D to 3D. Navigating through and tweaking the picture and sound qualities was fun and simple. Love the remote, too: uncluttered, only basic buttons on the top, touch pad is a new feature that I like.

Pros: Amazing picture, nice, sleek appearance, easy set-up, Free shipping, even to Hawaii. Thank you, Clarence, for your assistance.

Cons: none yet.

Best 40" TV

JSM from Atlanta, GA on 4/8/2013

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I searched for weeks to find a 40" TV with the features and picture quality of larger screen models. This particular Samnung model is the ONLY one. The larger Samsung LEDs are some of the best reviewed TVs of the year and this is just a smaller version. The Samsung feature of 2D to 3D conversion of regular HD television is what sets them above plasmas and all other LEDs. The picture quality is without rival. It has all the SmartTV features and true 3D that you can read exhaustive reviews about on their larger screen models. This is the best 40" you can buy.




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LED Edge-Lighting w/ Micro Dimming: Samsung's LED Edge-Lighting technology w/ Micro Dimming shows greater detailed contrast across the screen with richer, brighter colors, whiter whites, and deeper blacks. The television's white LEDs are arranged along the left and right edges of the screen and a proprietary light guide is used to focus its luminance inwards towards the middle of the screen for a more uniform brightness. Micro Dimming uses a proprietary algorithm that adjusts brightness and contrast in select parts of the screen based on the image being displayed. This system provides provides a more natural color representation with ultra-sharp blacks, deeper reds & greens, and brighter whites.

Clear Motion Rate 480: Clear Motion Rate (CMR) is Samsung's more comprehensive and accurate measure for how well the LED-LCD TV can display fast-moving images. Previously, motion clarity was expressed simply by the refresh rate, measured in Hz. CMR, however, takes into account all three factors that contribute to motion clarity: panel refresh rate, image processor speed and backlight technology. CMR is measured by determining the thinnest line a TV can display in a moving image. The thinner the line, the higher the CMR rating, and the clearer the picture you'll enjoy on the screen.

  • Panel Refresh Rate (Hz): Samsung's screen refresh rate (120Hz) significantly improves motion detail and resolution by sampling the image more frequently, leading to smoother, more fluid movement.
  • Image Processor (Auto Motion Plus): Samsung's proprietary Auto Motion Plus image processing technology is faster and more responsive than conventional image processors, as it interpolates intermediate frames to smooth out the image.
  • LED Backlight Technology: Samsung's Edge-Lighting Backlight technology regulates output precisely in synchronization with the screen refresh to lessen the time it is lit, reducing ghosting and motion blur.

Auto Motion Plus: Auto Motion Plus removes blur and judder from scenes with large amounts of rapid movement to provide a clearer picture. Auto Motion Plus reduces blur so that action movies, sports and video games have enhanced clarity. Advanced panels and unique backlight technology combine with proprietary algorithms to reduce the response time and yield a more accurate image reproduction with faster onscreen motion. Auto Motion Plus can be set to Clear, Standard, Smooth, Custom, or Off.

Wide Color Enhancer Plus: Wide Color Enhancer Plus allows you to see picture color the way the director originally intended. Witness the entire RGB spectrum brought to life on your screen to bring you exceptionally vibrant, yet natural-looking images faithful to the director's original intent.

Motion Lighting: The TV automatically adjusts the brightness of the screen in response to the brightness of the room. In bright light, the screen brightens. In dim light, the screen dims.

HDTV Tuner: The TV has built-in over-the-air HDTV (ATSC) and Digital Cable (QAM) tuners, so you don't need a separate set-top box to receive and decode over-the-air HDTV/SDTV or unencrypted Digital Cable signals.

1080p Resolution: The LED-LCD television displays all inputs at a resolution of 1080p (1920 x 1080). The television's HDMI and component video inputs will accept 1080p (24/60Hz), 1080i, 720p, 480p and 480i video signals.

  • HDMI (v.1.4): The Samsung LED-LCD TV features four HDMI 1.4 inputs to connect to your Blu-ray/DVD player, Satellite/Cable receiver, or AV receiver. In addition, any HDMI input can be used to connect a PC to this TV.
  • Component Video: The Samsung LED-LCD TV features a single component video input. The TV's component video input can also be used as a composite video input (480i only).

Full HD 3D (via HDMI 1.4): The Samsung LED-LCD TV offers Full HD (1080p) 3D capability. Samsung 3D TV utilizes Bluetooth-enabled active shutter glasses (two pair included) for a full 1080p 3D viewing experience when coupled with a 3D source, such as a 3D-ready Blu-ray player or an HD 3D broadcast from satellite or cable providers (connected via HDMI 1.4). The Samsung LED-LCD TV automatically adjusts the overall picture to provide an optimal 3D effect. The Samsung 3D TV also offers a unique feature that allows you to intensify your 2D viewing experience by up-converting it to virtual 3D. In addition, you can adjust the overall 3D perspective (+/-5) and overall 3D image depth (1-10). Samsung 3D TV supports Full HD 3D for 1920 x 2205p (24Hz) or 1280 x 1470p (60Hz) video signals; and virtual 3D for 1920 x 1080p (24/30/60Hz), 1920 x 1080i (60Hz), or 1280 x 720p (60hz) video signals. The Samsung LED-LCD TV offers various 3D modes to match your 3D viewing needs.

  • 2D-3D: Changes a 2D image to 3D; you can adjust the focus and depth of the image to maximize 3D experience.
  • Side-by-Side: Displays two images next to each other. Available when the resolution is 720p, 1080i or 1080p.
  • Top & Bottom: Displays one image above another. Available when the resolution is 720p, 1080i or 1080p.
  • 3D-2D: Displays the image for the left eye only.
  • Off: Turns the 3D function off.
Note: 2010 Samsung IR 3D glasses and3D glasses from other manufacturers are not compatible. Some 3D modes may not be available depending on the format of the image source. PIP, Auto Program, and some Picture Adjustment functions will also be disabled in 3D mode.

Included 3D Glasses (2 pair): The Samsung LED-LCD TV includes two pair of 3D active glasses with built-in Bluetooth. Samsung's 3D Active Glasses (SSG-5100GB) offer a comfortable fit through its lightweight frame and flexible noise- and ear-pieces. The Samsung 3D Active Glasses are powered by a single CR2025 3V lithium coin-type battery (pre-installed). The battery can last up to 150 hours when powered on. The Samsung's 3D Active Glasses provide a viewing range between 6' and 19.5' from the Samsung 3D-ready TV.

Note: If the 3D glasses move outside of the recommended operating distance, the signal from the TV will be disconnected and the display of the 3D glasses will turn off after several seconds. If you lie on your side while watch TV with 3D glasses, the picture may look dark or may not be visible. When viewing 3D video under fluorescent lighting (50-60Hz), you may notice a small amount of screen flickering.

Picture Control: You can make the following adjustments for an optimum picture.

  • Picture Sizes: You can choose one of the following screen sizes.
    • 16:9: Sets the picture to 16:9 wide mode.
    • Zoom 1: Vertically enlarges the size of the picture and allows you to move the enlarged picture using the arrows on the remote.
    • Zoom 2: Vertically enlarges the size of the picture more than Zoom 1 and allows you to move the enlarged picture using the arrows on the remote.
    • Wide Fit: Proportionally enlarges the picture to fit the entire screen without changing the aspect ratio.
    • 4:3: Sets the picture to 4:3 normal mode with pillars on the left and right of the screen.
    • Screen Fit: See the full image with no resizing when HDMI (720p/1080i/180p) or Component (1080i/1080p) signals are inputted.
    • Smart View 1/2: Reduces the 16:9 picture by 50% (1) or 25% (2).
  • Picture Modes: Picture Modes apply preset adjustments to the picture.
    • Dynamic: increases the brightness of the screen (suitable for bright rooms)
    • Standard: suitable for a normal environment
    • Natural: useful for reducing eye strain
    • Movie: darkens the screen and reduces glare (appropriate for dark rooms)
    • Entertain: sharpens images for a more dynamic viewing experience (only available when connected to a computer)
  • Manual Picture Settings: The TV has several options for manually adjusting the picture quality.
    • Backlight: adjusts the brightness of the LED backlight
    • Contrast: increases or decreases the contrast between dark and light areas of the picture
    • Brightness: adjusts the brightness level of the picture (not as effective as Backlight setting)
    • Sharpness: sharpens or dulls the edges of objects
    • Color: adjusts the color saturation of the picture
    • Tint (G/R): adjusts the amount of green and red in a picture
    Advanced Picture Settings: The TV also offers more advanced picture adjustments for fine tuning.
    • Dynamic Contrast: adjusts the screen contrast so that the optimal contrast is provided
    • Black Tone: adjusts the black level on the screen to adjust the screen depth
    • Flesh Tone: adjusts the amount of red in skin tones
    • RGB Only Mode: displays the Red, Green, and Blue color for making find adjustments to the hue and saturation
    • Color Space: adjusts the range of colors available to create the image (Auto/Native)
    • White Balance: adjusts the color temperature for more natural picture colors
    • 10p White Balance: controls the white balance in 10 pint intervals by adjusting the re, green, and blue brightness
    • Gamma: adjusts the primary color (red, green, blue) intensity
    • Expert Pattern: use this function to calibrate the picture using shades of grey and black, plus color
  • Picture Options: Additional picture options provide you with a better viewing experience.
    • Color Tone: adjusts the overall color tone of the televisions using one of four presets: Cool, Normal, Warm 1, Warm 2
    • Digital Clean View: if the broadcast signal received by the TV is weak, you can activate the Digital Clean View feature to reduce any static and ghosting that may appear on the screen
    • MPEG Noise Filter: reduces MPEG noise to provide an improved picture
    • HDMI Black Level: select the black level on the screen to adjust the screen depth when you have a component connected via HDMI to the television
Note: You can adjust and store Picture Settings for each external device connected to the TV.

Film & Game Modes: The television provides Film & Game modes.

  • Film Mode: The TV can be set to automatically sense and process film signals from all sources and adjust the picture from optimum quality. Film mode is supported in TV, AV, Component (480i/1080i), and HDMI (480i/1080i).
  • Game Mode: When connecting the television to a game console, you can enjoy a more realistic gaming experience when selecting Game Mode.

BD Wise: BD Wise provides the optimal picture quality for Samsung DVD, Blu-ray, and Home Theater products which support BD Wise. When BD Wise is set to On, the TV's picture mode is automatically changed to the optimal resolution.

PIP (Picture-in-Picture): You can watch the TV's tuner and one external video source (component/HDMI) simultaneously. The component/HDMI source will be displayed as the main picture, while the TV channel will be displayed in a sub-screen, while which can be moved to each corner of the television's screen. You can switch the audio between the main screen and sub-screen.

Audio Features

DTS Premium Sound: The Samsung LED-LCD TV offers DTS Premium Sound with DTS TruSurround and DTS TruDialog.

  • DTS TruSurround: DTS TruSurround is a patented DTS technology that solves the problem of playing 5.1 multichannel content over two speakers. DTS TruSurround delivers a compelling, virtual surround sound experience through any two-speaker playback system, including the internal television speakers. It is fully compatible with all multichannel formats.
  • DTS TruDialog: This function allows you to increase the intensity of a voice over background music or sound effects so that dialogue can be heard more clearly.

Dolby Digital Pulse: Optimizes the TV sound quality when viewing and listening to Internet movies, Internet music, and other content played back from your wired or wireless network connection.

Sound Position: The speakers of this TV provide different sound images according to how you position the television. You can select between "Wall-Mount" or "Stand" to provide the best sound quality based on the television's placement.

5-Band EQ + Sound Modes: You can manually adjusts the TV's built-in 5-band EQ (100 Hz, 300 Hz, 1 kHz, 3 kHz, and 10 kHz) for a more customized sound; or simply choose from the following Preset Sound Modes:

  • Standard: Selects the normal sound mode.
  • Music: Emphasizes music over voices.
  • Movie: Provides the best sound for movies.
  • Clear Voice: Emphasizes voices over other sounds.
  • Amplify: Amplify mode is for people who have difficulty hearing.

Audio Enhancements: The Samsung TV offers a variety of audio adjustments to meet your listening needs.

  • 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. The Auto Volume feature can be set to Normal, Night or Off.
  • 3D Audio: 3D audio technology provides immersive sound that matches the pop-up effect of 3 Video by using perspective in the audio depth control. 3D Audio in only available while viewing 3D content.
  • Audio Delay: The Audio Delay function corrects audio/video mismatch, when watching TV or video, and listening to a digital audio output using an external device such as an AV receiver. You can adjust the audio delay from 0ms to 250 ms.
  • Picture Off: You can turn the television's screen off and still listen to audio.

Audio Outputs: The Samsung LED-LCD television provides an analog and digital audio output.

  • Digital Audio (Dolby Digital/DTS compatible): The optical digital output terminal will output Dolby Digital/DTS (when available) or 2 channel PCM. The digital optical output terminal only sends an audio signal in Dolby Digital/DTS when receiving Dolby Digital/DTS surround sound from a digital broadcast channel through the tuner, network apps, and USB ports on the LED-LCD TV. The optical digital audio output will only output in 2ch stereo from sources connected to the TV via HDMI or RCA.
  • Analog Audio: The television features a 3.5mm (minijack) audio output for connecting the television to an analog 2-channel receiver. You will need a minijack-to-RCA adapter (119MCON2M, sold separately) to make a stereo RCA connection between the television and your soundbar speaker or AV receiver. The TV's analog audio output terminals will output 2ch audio from any of the television's source inputs.

ARC (Audio Return Channel): The Audio Return Channel in HDMI 1.4 enables a TV, via a single HDMI cable, to send audio data "upstream" to an A/V receiver; increasing user flexibility and eliminating the need for any separate S/PDIF audio connection. This feature allows audio to be sent from the television to your A/V receiver through the same HDMI cable already being used to send audio/video to the television. This eliminates the need for extra cables connected to the TV. ARC allows audio from the TV tuner, Network connection, inserted USB device, HDMI inputs, or any analog connected device to be heard through your ARC compatible AV receiver via the television's HDMI ARC input. The audio from the TV's tuner, network connection, and USB port can pass as Dolby Digital or 2ch PCM. HDMI and analog connected devices will be output as 2ch PCM only.

Note: Both the television and the receiver must support ARC for this function to work properly. When connecting an A/V receiver that is compatible with Audio Return Channel (ARC), connect it to the TV's HDMI 2 input. If connecting a system that is incompatible Audio Return Channel (ARC), an additional audio connection via Digital Audio Out (Optical) is necessary.

SoundShare: The TV is compatible with the SoundShare feature found on some Samsung Crystal Surround AirTrack active speaker systems (sound bars). SoundShare makes a wireless connection between the TV and the speaker system via Bluetooth. Once the two are paired, you can control the volume and mute the sound by using the remote control from the TV or the speaker system. If you change the AirTrack from TV mode to another mode or turned off, the TV audio will resume playing from the TV's speakers. SoundShare can be found on the Samsung HW-F450, HW-F550, HW-F551, HW-F750, and HW-F850.

Network/USB Functions

Samsung's Dual Core Processor: Samsung's Dual Core processing speeds allow you to perform multiple tasks at the same time, such as using an app while downloading another one. It also enables faster web browsing and application access.

Network Connection (wired/wireless): You can set up the Samsung LED-LCD TV so that it can access your home network and online Samsung Apps through your local area network (LAN) using a wired (RJ-45 Ethernet) or wireless connection (built-in WiFi). You can setup a wired network connection automatically or manually. You can setup the wireless network connection using these four methods; PBC (WPS), Auto Network Search, One Foot, or Manually.

Note: The TV's built-in WiFi supports IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n wireless LAN networks and WEP (open/shared), WPA-PSK (TKIP/AES), WPA2-PSK (TKIP/AES) network security.

WiFi Direct: When using WiFi Direct, you can connect directly with other devices without using a wireless router. You'll be able to wirelessly transfer personal content (such as photos & videos) to the Samsung LED-LCD TV without connecting to your home network. WiFi Direct completely bypasses your WiFi access point/router, so it's easy to set up. Streaming of copy-protected content and other certain formats are not supported.

AllShare/DLNA Certified: The Samsung LED-LCD TV's AllShare function, along with its DLNA Certification allow you to watch videos (Divx/AVI/H.264/MPEG/MKV/MOV/WMV), photos (JPEG/PNG/BMP/MPO), and listen to music (MP3/WMA/AAC/FLAC/OGG) saved on your Windows PC (or other DLNA Certified media server) through the TV via its Ethernet (LAN) port or built-in WiFi (wireless). This eliminates the need to copy your photo, video, and music files to a separate USB storage device.

Note: Windows PCs with XP and Vista installed require Samsung's PC Share Manager software, which can be downloaded for free at Not compatible with older Windows OS versions and Mac.

Screen Mirroring: This Screen Mirroring function lets you view the screen of your WiFi-enabled Samsung Android smart phone or tablet (with support for AllShare Cast) on the Samsung LED-LCD TV.

Samsung Apps: Once you have connected the Samsung TV to your home network, you gain access to Samsung Apps. Samsung Apps lets you download for pay or free-of-charge applications and services to the Samsung LED-LCD TV. You can enjoy a variety of content from various downloaded applications; such as videos, music, photos, games, and news. Samsung Apps has a growing collection of pay and free-of-charge online applications that connect you to some of your favorite online content; such as movies from Netflix or Vudu, TV shows from Hulu Plus, videos from YouTube, music from Pandora, and social updates from Facebook or Twitter.

  • Movies: Watch movies and TV shows on Netflix (5.1ch), Vudu, HuluPlus, Amazon Instant Video, HBO GO, CinemaNow, and other online service providers.
  • Music: Listen to music from Pandora, Spotify, TuneIn, SHOUTcast Radio, & vTuner
  • Social Networks: Share your thoughts and comments about a program on the air through social networking services. Social Networks displays social network services such as Twitter, Facebook, & Google Talk, on a single screen. You can post messages and comments in the same manner as you would using a computer. You also have access to YouTube & Picasa.
  • News & Weather: Includes apps that provide information content; such as news (USA Today), weather (AccuWeather), and more.
  • Fitness: Fitness is an application that helps you stay fit. Create a profile, set up an exercise plan, and start exercising according to a structured regimen.
  • Kids: A recommended list for applications and content that is suitable for children and even provides services not currently installed on the TV. Using Kids, you can download applications and content for your children to your TV. Certain services, however, are fee-based.
Note: Samsung Apps require an Internet connection with a speed of 1.5mbps or greater. Some application services may be provided in English only and the content available may vary, depending on your area. Visit Samsung's App Store for a complete list of available Samsung Apps.

Web Browser You can access the internet using the player's Web Brower application. You can search web pages using Google or Bing. You may enter a URL addresses or enter a keyword search. The player will archive your web browser history. You can also save "Favorite" web pages and create a "Home" page. The playback of Flash videos is also supported. The Web Browser is optimized to fill your connected TV's screen. Use a keyboard and mouse for a more convenient web browsing experience Use a USB-enabled keyboard and mouse (both sold separately) for a more convenient web browsing experience

Note: The browsing experience, however, may not be the same as it is on your computer. The Web Browser is not compatible with Java applications. E-commerce, for purchasing products online is not supported. ActiveX is not supported.

Skype Ready: Samsung's free Skype app on the Samsung LED-LCD TV lets you make video calls from the comfort of your living room. Using the TV's remote control, you can create free Skype accounts, log into existing accounts, and navigate via a simple Skype interface made for the big screen. You can make free Skype-to-Skype voice and video calls to friends and family, wherever they are in the world from the Samsung TV (separate Samsung TV Skype camera required, sold separately).

Tickers: The Ticker application provides useful News, Weather, and Stock Market information on-screen.

Link Service Accounts: The Link Service Accounts function lets you link your player to your accounts with Internet services (such as Twitter, Facebook, etc.) so that the player can log you into the service automatically when you start the app for that service.

Firmware/Software Updates: The television's Software Upgrade menu allows you to upgrade the TV's software & firmware for performance improvements & additional services. You can upgrade in four ways; USB, Internet, Alternative Software, or Standby Mode. The tested television contained firmware version T-MST12AKUC-1003.6 (as of 3/28/2013). There was an immediate firmware update available. Visit the Samsung Download Center for the latest Firmware/Software updates.

Triple USB Ports: The television is equipped with three USB (type-A) ports. The first USB port can accept a USB mass-storage-class device (5V, 0.5A), the second USB port will accept a USB hard-disk-drive (5V, 1A), and the third USB port will accept a TV camera or keyboard/mouse from Samsung. The first two USB port let you view photo and movie files, as well as listen to audio files saved on a compatible USB device. Files must be formatted in FAT, exFAT, or NTFS. The TV can recognize up to 1,000 files per folder.

  • Video Playback: The TV supports the following video file types; AVI, Divx, H.264, MPEG, MKV, MOV, and WMV. Movie files are displayed in a folder and title list in either date or alphabetical order. The TV offers Play, Pause, Search, and Resume playback functions for compatible video files stored on a compatible USB device.
  • Still Image Playback: The TV supports the following still image file types; JPEG, PNG, BMP, or MPO. Still image files can be viewed as a slide show with background music or as a thumbnail view (up to 15 images). Still images can also viewed full-screen and zoomed or rotated.
  • Audio Playback: The TV supports music files supports the following music file types; MP3, WMA, AAC, FLAC, and OGG. Music files are displayed in a folder and track list, and can be sorted by Artist, Album, or Genre. Music files can be repeated or shuffled in a selected folder.

Convenience Features

Smart Hub: This TV features Smart Hub, an interactive multi-purpose menu system. With Smart Hub, you can surf the web, download applications, and stay in touch with family and friends through social networking services. In addition, you can enjoy photo, video & music files stored on external storage devices. The new Smart Hub interface organizes your entertainment and content into 5 convenient panels.

  • Social: Connect to YouTube, Facebook, and Twitter. You can also make Skype video calls to friends by connecting the TV to a camera (sold separately from Samsung).
  • Apps: Samsung Apps offers an extensive collection of free and paid news, sports, weather, and gaming content you can directly download to and enjoy on your TV.
  • On TV: Check a listing of TV programs that are currently airing and are scheduled to be aired.
  • Movies & TV Shows: Purchase and watch movies and TV shows from an online service provider. You can browse content by Favorites, Featured, Movies, or TV Shows.
  • Photos/Videos/Music: Play back photo, video, and music files from an external USB or network storage device.

Content Discovery: The TV offers unique ways to search and access your favorite and new content from the TV's tuner and network apps.

  • Recommendations: The Recommendation feature helps you discover what you want to watch on TV or the Internet with customized content options based on your preferences. Select Timeline View to display program recommendations for different times of the day. You can even use the TV's voice control system to ask the TV to find things to watch and get program suggestions.
  • Favorite Channels: You can designate frequently watched channels as "Favorites". You can create up to 5 favorite channel list for each member of you family. You can also rename and edit favorite channel lists.
  • Genre: It is possible to filter channels by genre, if the channels contain proper genre information.
  • Schedule Manager: Using this function, you can set the TV to display a desired channel automatically on a day and at a time of your choice. The Schedule Manager can be set to repeat only once, everyday, Mon-Fri, Mon-Sat, or Sat-Sun.

RVU Compatible (for DirecTV): This Samsung television is RVU-compatible which means DIRECTV subscribers with the Genie Whole-Home HD DVR can watch live broadcast and stored content from their DVR on the Samsung TV, without the need for an additional Genie Mini Client devices or set-top boxes. However, you will need a DECA unit (sold separately) that converts Coax to Ethernet, which will plug into the the Samsung TV's LAN port. Make sure the television has the latest firmware update.

Input Source Names: You can assign a pre-programmed name 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 include VCR, DVD, Cable STB, Satellite STB, PVR STB, AV Receiver, Game, Camcorder, PC, TV, DVI PC, DVI Device, IPTV, Blu-Ray, HD-DVD, and Digital Media Adapter.

Hearing & Visually Impaired: The Samsung LED-LCD TV offers Close Captions and an Audio Guide for the hearing and visually impaired.

  • Close Captions (CC): The TV provides Analog Closed Captions and Digital Closed Captions. The Digital CC offers customizable text, font, and size. The Caption feature does not work for Component and HDMI input sources.
  • Audio Guide: Activate the audio guide for the visually impaired. This is only available with broadcasts that provide this service.

Program Rating Lock: The Program Rating Lock feature automatically locks out programs that are deemed inappropriate for children. You can block TV program based on their ratings and Movies based on their MPAA rating, so you have more control over what your children watch. The Program Rating Lock function is protected by a 4-digit PIN.

ENERGY STAR Compliant with ECO Settings: The Samsung LED-LCD TV is ENERGY STAR compliant and provides ECO settings to reduce the TV's power consumption and cut-down on energy costs.

  • Eco Sensor: Samsung's unique Eco light sensor measures the intensity of the room's light and automatically calibrates the brightness of the image on the screen. In a sun-filled environment, the screen gets brighter and in dim surroundings, the intensity is reduced. This feature optimizes the viewing experience while also saving you energy.
  • 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 High, Medium, Low, or Picture Off (sound remains on).
  • No Signal Standby: The TV will automatically switch to standby mode, if no picture is being received for a predetermined set amount of time (15, 30, or 60 minutes).
  • Auto Power Off: The TV will be automatically turn off after 4 hours of being left idle to prevent overheating.

Timers: The Samsung LED-LCD TV offers On/Off and Sleep timers for your convenience.

  • On/Off Timer: 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. An On/off timer can be set to repeat only once, everyday, Mon-Fri, Mon-Sat, or Sat-Sun. You can also choose the On Timer's content (TV, USB, or Antenna) and volume. The on and off timers work independently of one another.
  • 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.
  • Auto Protection Time: If the screen remains idle with a still image for a certain period of time (2, 4, 8, 10 hours) defined by the user, the TV's built-in screen saver is activated to prevent the formation of host images on the screen.

Self Diagnosis: The Samsung LED-LCD TV provides a Self Diagnosis menu which allows you to check the television for picture, sound, and signal problems.

  • Picture Test: Use to check for picture problems. If the problem appears in the test picture, select "Yes" and follow the directions on the screen.
  • Sound Test: Use the built-in melody sound to check for sound problems. If the problem occurs during the test, select "Yes" and follow the directions on the screen.
  • Signal Test: An HD digital channel's reception quality is either perfect or the channels are unavailable. Adjust your antenna to increase signal strength.

Remote Support: The Samsung Remote Support service offers you one-on-one support with a Samsung Technician who can remotely diagnose your TV, adjust the TV settings, perform a factory reset, and install recommended firmware updates. Your TV must be connected to your homes wired or wireless network.

E-Manual: The television only comes with a brief User Manual. A complete instruction manual is built-in into the TV and can be viewed on-screen. Open the e-Manual to learn how to use the TV's many features.

Remote/Voice Control

Smart Touch Remote Control (w/ IR Blaster): The new Samsung Smart Touch Remote Control makes it even easier to navigate the television's entertainment sources, menu settings, and Smart TV features. Improved user convenience has been provided so that you can switch the channel and adjust the volume with just your fingertips while focusing on the TV screen. The built-in touchpad removes the need for a mouse when you change the menu settings or search for something on the Internet. You can even activate a virtual on-screen remote controller (w/ numeric keypad, playback controls, and shortcut menu) on the TV which can be operated through the remote's touchpad. It also has a built-in microphone that you can use to give the Samsung TV voice commands. In addition, the remote can be programmed to control satellite/cable boxes, Blu-ray players, and home theaters from other manufactures using the TV's setup menu and the included IR blaster. You can turn on the remote's backlight function for a brief moment with a press of a button.

Note: The Smart Touch Remote communicates with the TV through wireless Bluetooth communication. This means you don't have to point the remote directly at the TV. The remote will need to be initially paired with the TV.

Voice Control: Using the Smart TV Remote's built-in microphone and the voice control function of the TV, your voice is all you need to turn on the Samsung television, navigate menus, and get to your favorite Smart TV content. You can even use only your voice to switch the channel, adjust the volume level, and launch online apps while focusing on the TV screen, which removes the need for the conventional remote control. "Trigger Words" will be displayed at the bottom of screen to use during voice control. To use Voice Control, you must pronounce words and phrases clearly and correctly in the language (English/French/Spanish) you selected. The Voice Control function can be affected by unclear pronunciation, voice level, or surrounding noise. Make sure to speak in a loud (~60dB) and clear voice and reduce any background noise (below 40db) in the room. Use the TV's voice control management test for best performance.

Anynet+ (HDMI-CEC): This TV is enabled with Anynet+ (HDMI-CEC); a feature that makes it possible to control Samsung external devices connected to the TV with ease. With Anynet+, you can use the TV remote control to operate all your compatible Samsung devices that are connected to the TV via HDMI. Anynet+ can control up to 12 compatible external devices (up to 3 of the same type).

Smart View Mobile App: Download the Smart View Mobile App from the Android Market on select Samsung smartphones and tablets (Android 2.2-up) for yet another way to control the Samsung LED-LCD TV. If both your Samsung smartphone or tablet and TV are connected to the same wireless network, your smartphone or tablet will link to the TV automatically where you can use your smartphone or tablet like a remote control. The TV can also transfer live feeds to your smartphone or tablet. Main features include:

  • Remote: Your Samsung mobile device can work as remote for the Samsung TV and a connected Samsung Blu-ray player or home theater system.
  • TV View: Enjoy TV and other multimedia right from your Samsung mobile device that's connected to the Samsung Smart TV. You can watch the same content as on the TV or different content from other input source.

5-Way Joy Stick: The television is equipped with a 5-way "joy stick" like button on the TV's rear-panel that lets you control the TV without the remote control.

Keyboard & Mouse Compatible: The Samsung LED-LCD TV will support a USB or Bluetooth-enabled keyboard and mouse (both sold separately), which makes web browsing a lot easier.

Mounting Options

Pedestal Stand: The TV is shipped with the pedestal stand unattached. The pedestal stand attaches to the television using the supplied hardware. The pedestal stand allows the TV to swivel left to right +/- 20°. The television weighs 22 lbs with the stand.

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 200 (200mm horizontal x 200mm vertical) in accordance with the industry standards set by the Video Electronics Standards Association. The threaded inserts require M8 (8mm) machine screws (not supplied). The television weighs 19.84 lbs without the stand.

Note: When mounting the TV on the stand or a wall (with optional bracket) leave 4" of clearance on each side of the television and 4" above/below the television for adequate ventilation.

Detachable AC Power Cord: The Samsung LED-LCD TV comes with a 5' detachable AC power cord. The power cord sits 0.625" from the back of the television. The power cord is fitted with a right-angle AC plug that sits 0.75" from the wall.

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Unfortunately, we can't say exactly what the scratch or dent may be on a particular model. However, I can tell you that all S&D items are open-box products that have minor cosmetic damage. They may be missing non-essential accessories. In some cases the manufacturer's accessories have been replaced with generic equivalents. The manufacturer's warranty applies. You may want to reach out to an Advisor by phone (1-800-324-9695) or online chat for more details. [ Jeff  Jan 16, 2014 ]  Staff
Barry... I hooked the same tv to dishnetwork, so I would guess, with confidence, that it will work with direct tv. Btw...I love the tv. The picture is unbelievable, and it was easy to learn how to use it. My wife even figured out how to access Netflix. Scott [ SCOTT  Jan 07, 2014 ]
I'm not sure about DirectTV, but I had no problems connecting an HD-cable box with HDMI cables and using the built-in remote blaster to control the cable box using the TV's remote control. And my cable provider is a small local company. [ THOMAS P  Jan 06, 2014 ]
Thanks for all the info. Robert: directv ready means that the tv has a built in wifi connection that can "talk" to a directv genie so that directv programming can be watched on the tv without the need for an external "box" [ Barry  Jan 06, 2014 ]
Direct ready, as far as I know, is the ability of a device to use a Wi-Fi connection. There are devices, in this case, a television, that can connect directly to the internet by using a built in adapter or by using a separate adapter that would be plugged into a USB port for instance. The Samsung UN40F6400 has a built in adapter that can 'find' a router if you enter the password. You don't need to purchase a separate adapter. There is also an Ethernet connection on this model that you can use to connect to a modem, a router, or a combination modem/router. Read the specifications to find out if the particular model you purchase will require an adapter or if it has one built in. Good luck with whatever television you choose. [ Glenn  Jan 06, 2014 ]
Yes!! Both of mine are connected to Direct and work great [ Kenneth  Jan 06, 2014 ]
I don't use direct TV so I don't know. I have problem with my TV, I already called Samsung once, TV was turning on off itself, Samsung fixed it under warranty. Now I have another issue; once I turn on 3d feature; tv start to flashing colors on bottom screen, so I would think twice before buying and I would get extended warranty for sure. [ AZAMAT  Jan 06, 2014 ]
Sorry, don't know... [ WILLIAM A  Jan 06, 2014 ]