Plasma +1 Design: With Samsung's Plasma+1" Design, you'll benefit from an extra
inch in screen size (59" vs. 58") because of the thinner bezel. A thick bezel can be distracting and
affect your viewing experience. The Plasma+1 Design brings back the joy
of watching television and provides you with a larger screen so your home entertainment experience is the
best it can be.
Real Black Filter Technology: Samsung's Real Black Filter
technology reduces onscreen glare and allows you to enjoy deeper blacks and
sharper images. The Real Black Filter not only creates
rich deep blacks, but also also enhances all the other onscreen colors, as well. As a
result, the Samsung Real Black Filter provides a stunning warm & realistic
600Hz Subfield Full HD Motion: The television features 600Hz
Subfield Full HD Motion technology with a fast 0.001ms response time that
minimizes blurring of fast motion in sports programming and movie content. The
600Hz Subfield Motion technology makes action more life-like and natural
looking. Action scenes and sporting events are crisp, clear and picture perfect.
600Hz Subfield Motion flashes a single image up to 600 times a second creating
unprecedented picture quality. Contours are crisper and scrolling text sharper;
no matter how fast images are moving. Fast action scenes are both clear with
rich deep color detail. As a result, you get smooth, realistic playback of any
Crystal Full HD Engine: Samsung's Crystal Full HD Engine achieves
incredible clarity by unifying all of the TV's advanced imaging technologies. It
expands performance, enhances all aspects of the image and takes picture quality
and integrity to new levels of excellence.
Cinema Smooth: Watch movies with sharp contrast, crisp picture quality
and now with lower energy bills. Cinema Smooth technology automatically controls
the letterbox lighting by turning off the lights at the top & bottom of the
Wide Color Enhancer Plus: Samsung's Wide Color Enhancer Plus uses an
advanced algorithm to drastically improve image quality - even displaying subtle
tones and details that less advanced TVs cannot reproduce.
LCE (Local Contrast Enhancer): Samsung's LCC (Local Contrast Enhancer)
is a video-processing algorithm which analyzes different zones on the screen for
contrast optimization. The Samsung PDP 8000 Series TV offers a dynamic contrast
ratio of 25,000,000:1.
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 Plasma 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.
Video Inputs: The Samsung Plasma TV features HDMI, Component,
and Composite video inputs.
- HDMI (ver.1.4): The Samsung Plasma TV features four
1080p (24/60Hz) HDMI 1.4 inputs. The HDMI 1 input can also be used to connect
a device with a DVI output (a DVI-to-HDMI adapter cable is necessary). If a
DVI-equipped device is used, a separate audio cable will also be needed from
the device to the "PC/DVI Audio In" 3.5mm stereo audio jack. In addition,
any HDMI input can be used to connect a PC to this TV.
- Component Video: The Samsung LED TV features two
minijack audio/video inputs and comes with a 6" component video/stereo RCA adapter (1080p).
This component video input can also be used as a composite video input (480i
Anti Burn-In Technology: To reduce the possibility of screen
burn-in, this Plasma TV is equipped with screen burn-in prevention technology.
Samsung's Anti-burn-in technology uses auto pixel shift and signal pattern
processing functions to ensure that no images are burned into the plasma panel.
The Time setting allows you to program the time between movement of the picture
- Pixel Shift: This function shifts the pixels of the
displayed image every 1-4 minutes to prevent burn-in.
- Scrolling: This function removes after-images on the
screen by moving all the pixels on the PDP according to a pattern.
- Side Gray (Dark/Light): When you watch TV with the
screen ratio of 4:3, the screen is prevented from any damage by adjusting
the white balance on both the extreme left and right sides of the
- Auto Protection Time: If the screen remains idle with a
still image for a certain period of time (10, 20, 40, 60 minutes) defined by
the user, the TV's built-in screen saver is activated to prevent the
formation of host images on the screen.
Full HD 3D (via HDMI 1.4): The Samsung Plasma TV offers Full
HD (1080p) 3D capability. Samsung 3D TV utilizes Bluetooth-enabled active
shutter glasses (SSG-3100/3300/3700,
sold separately) 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 Plasma 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 Plasma 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 and 3D glasses from other
manufacturers are not compatible. 3D Mode is automatically disabled when
accessing ConnectShare, Samsung Apps, or Smart TV. PIP, Auto Program, and some
Picture Adjustment functions will also be disabled in 3D mode.
Screen 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
Note: Screen Size settings can be stored for each
external device you have connected to an input of the TV.
Picture Control: You can make the following adjustments for
an optimum picture.
- Picture Modes: Picture Modes apply preset
adjustments to the picture.
- Standard: suitable for a normal room
- Relax: suitable for an eye comfortable display (not
available in PC mode)
- Dynamic: suitable for a bright room
- Movie: suitable for watching movies in a dark room
- Manual Picture Settings:
The TV has several options for manually adjusting the picture quality.
- Cell Light: sets the pixel brightness
- Contrast: adjusts the contrast level of the picture
- Brightness: adjusts the brightness level of the picture
- Sharpness: adjusts the edge definition of the picture
- Color: adjusts the color saturation of the picture
- Tint (G/R): adjusts the color tint of the picture
- Advanced Picture Settings:
The TV also offers more advanced picture adjustments for fine tuning.
- Black Tone: adjusts the black level on the screen
to adjust the screen depth
- Dynamic Contrast: adjusts the screen contrast so
that the optimal contrast is provided
- Gamma: adjusts the primary color (red, green, blue)
- Expert Pattern: use this function to calibrate the picture
- 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)
- Color Tone: adjusts the overall color tone of the
televisions using one of four presets: Cool, Normal, Warm 1, Warm 2
- Flesh Tone: emphasize the pink flesh tone in a
- 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
- Edge Enhancement: emphasizes object boundaries in
Note: You can adjust and store Picture Settings for each
external device connected to the TV.
HDMI Black Level: You can select the black level on the screen to
adjust the screen depth when you have a component connected via HDMI to the
television. You can select either Normal or Low.
Digital Noise Filter: 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. You can select
Low, Medium, High, Auto, or Off.
MPEG Noise Filter: This filter reduces MPEG noise of the
picture. You can set the MPEG Noise Filter to Low, Medium, High, Auto, or Off.
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
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 optimal picture quality for HDMI connected
Samsung Blu-ray and DVD players which also support the BD Wise feature.
PIP (Picture-in-Picture): You can watch the TV's tuner and
one external video source simultaneously. The TV channel will be displayed in a
sub-screen which can be moved to each corner of the television's screen. You
also view the two images side-by-side.
|Main Picture ||Sub Picture |
|External Input: Component, HDMI, PC ||TV: Antenna input |
Note: PIP does not function in the same
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.
Sound Modes: You can choose from the following Preset
- Standard: Select 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
Equalizer: 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.
SRS TruSurround HD: SRS TruSurround HD is a patented SRS
technology that solves the problem of playing 5.1 multichannel content over two
speakers. 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.
SRS 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.
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.
Digital Audio: The optical digital output terminal will
output Dolby Digital (when available) or 2 channel PCM. The digital optical
output terminal only sends an audio signal in Dolby Digital when receiving Dolby
Digital surround sound from a digital broadcast channel through the tuner on the
Plasma TV, or Dolby Digital surround sound from a Samsung Smart TV app, via the
television's network connection. The optical digital audio output will only
output in 2ch stereo from sources connected to the TV via HDMI, RCA, or USB.
Note: There are no analog audio outputs.
PC-Capable: This unit has a 15-pin D-Sub (RGB) input that
allows you to use it as a high-resolution computer monitor. 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, you
must use the PC Audio 3.5mm input for your audio connection. The HDMI 1 input can
also be connected to a computer. 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.
Note: The Samsung Plasma TV provides an optimal PC
resolution of 1920 x 1080p (60Hz).
3 USB Ports: The Plasma TV features three USB
type-A ports. The USB ports can be used for software/firmware updates or playing
music/picture/video files stored on a USB Mass Storage Class Device (MSC)
ConnectShare: ConnectShare enables you to view photo and movie
files, as well as listen to audio files saved on a USB Mass Storage Class device
(MTP: Media Transfer Protocol is not supported) using the television's
side-panel USB type-A port. Files must be formatted in FAT16/32 or NTFS. The TV
can recognize up to 1,000 files in each folder.
- Video Playback: The TV supports the following
Video formats (MPEG 1/2/4, DivX 3.11/4.x/5.1/6.0, XviD, H.264 BP/MP/HP, and
WMV-9) up to a maximum resolution of 1920 x 1080. 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 USB mass storage device.
- Still Image Playback: The TV supports JPEG still
image files with a maximum resolution up to 15360 x 8640. JPEG 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
- Audio Playback: The TV supports MP3 audio files
with a frequency rate of 32/44.1/48 kHz. MP3 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.
Network Connection (wired/wireless): You can set up the Samsung Plasma TV so
that it can access the Internet and Samsung Apps through your local area network (LAN) using a
wired (RJ-45 Ethernet) or wireless connection (built-in WiFi). You will also be
able to play your pictures, music, and videos saved on your PC through the
television using either connection. You can attach the TV to your network via a
hardwired Ethernet (RJ-45) connection or a wireless connection using the TV's
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, Ad-Hoc, or Manually.
Note: The TV's built-in WiFi supports IEEE 802.11A/B/G/N and WEP/TKIP/TKIP-AES (except
for 802.11N). When playing video over a IEEE 802.1B/G connection, the
video may not pay smoothly.
DLNA Certified: The television's DLNA Certification allows
you to watch videos (MPEG/DivX), photos (JPEG), and listen to music (MP3) saved on your Windows 7 PC (or
other DLNA Certified media server) through the TV via its Ethernet (LAN) port or
using wireless LAN connection (WiFi). This eliminates the
need to copy your photo, video, and music files to a separate USB storage
Note: Windows PCs with XP and Vista installed require Samsung's PC
Share Manager software, which can be downloaded for free at
compatible with older Windows OS versions and Mac.
Samsung Apps: Samsung Apps
is an online store where you can download select online applications to the
Samsung Plasma 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, specifically built for Samsung TV,
that connects you to some of your favorite online content - such as movies from Netflix
or Blockbuster, TV shows from Hulu Plus, videos from YouTube, Next Level sports
information from ESPN, music from Pandora, and social updates from Facebook or
Twitter. Once connected to your home network, you can visit the online Samsung Apps store from the TV's
menu and download free Apps or purchase advanced applications. The following App
categories are available.
- What's New: Displays newly registered applications.
- Video: Displays apps that provide video media - such as movies,
TV shows, and short length videos. You can access Netflix, Hulu Plus, Vudu,
Blockbuster, YouTube, etc..
- Game: Displays various game apps - such as Monopoly, Sudoku, and Chess.
- Sports: Displays apps that provide sports content - such as game
results, images, and highlights. You can access ESPN, Associated Press, and
- Lifestyle: Includes apps that provide lifestyle media services -
such as music, personal photo management tools, and social networking - like
Facebook and Twitter.
- Information: Includes apps that provide information content -
such as news, financial information, stock quotes, and weather.
- Other: Includes other miscellaneous apps.
- My Account: Displays the application list and your cyber cash
- Help: For questions about Samsung Apps.
http://www.samsung.com/us/appstore/samsungappscompatibilityguide for a
complete list of compatible Samsung Apps.
Social TV: Using Samsung's Social TV App (free download), you can share
your TV viewing experience with your friends via social networking services -
such as Facebook, Twitter, or Google Talk. You can continue to watch your TV
show or movie, while commenting on Facebook, Twitter, or Google Talk.
Skype Compatible: Enjoy widescreen Skype video calls from
the comfort of your living room with Samsungs Free Skype App and the Samsung
8000 Series Plasma TV. With Skype on the Samsung Plasma TV, you can make free
Skype-to-Skype voice and video calls to friends and family, wherever they are in
the world. Simply plug in a Samsung TV camera (sold separately), choose someone
to call, and you're ready to talk face-to-face in HD (high-definition).
Web Browser: Using the Web Browser function, you can surf
the Internet on your TV, in much of the same way as on a PC. You can search by
URL address or keywords. The television will archive your web browser history by
Date, Name, or Frequency. You can also save "Favorite" web pages and create a
Ticker: The Samsung Ticker App (free download) provides useful News, Weather, and
Stock Market information.
AllShare: AllShare connects the Samsung Plasma TV and
compatible Samsung mobile phones/devices through your network connection. On the
TV, you can view call arrivals, SMS messages and schedules set on your mobile
phone. In addition, you can play media contents, including photos, videos, and
music saved on your mobile phone or other devices (such as your PC) by
controlling them on the TV via your network connection. Additionally, you can
use the TV for browsing web pages in your mobile phone.
Note: Please visit Samsung.com for compatible devices.
Software Upgrade: The Plasma television lets you download
future software/firmware upgrades via USB or Internet (Ethernet/built-in WiFi)
Smart TV: Samsung Smart TV allows you to easily search for
movies, TV shows, explore Samsung Apps, chat with friends, and find many other
types of new interactive TV content from its Smart Hub menu. The Smart Hub
service downloads and processes data via the Internet so that you can enjoy
Internet Content on the TV screen. The Smart Hub menu also gives you access to
the television's off-air tuner, external inputs, and network connected media
devices, and a recommendation engine which suggests movies you might
like from your Video-On-Demand services. Smart TV's Smart Hub menu consists of
- TV Screen: You can view the current input source screen
while viewing the Smart Hub Menu.
- Samsung Apps: You can download various pay or free-of-charge
- My Applications: Displays your personal gallery of
applications and other media folders where you can add, manage, customize,
and delete content. Here you have access to your Samsung Apps, your favorite
off-air channels, the TV's external inputs, and your music/video/photo files
stored on your connected PC.
- Your Videos: You can search Samsung Apps' entire video library by
category (New Release, Genre, Rating, etc...). Once you find a movie you
want, the Smart Hub menu will display a movie summary and indicate which
Samsun App has that particular movie available for download. Smart TV will
even recommend movies based on your previous movie watching.
- Recommended: The Samsung Smart Hub menu features a
recommendation engine which suggests Samsung Apps you might like from the
online Samsung App Store.
- Search All: The Samsung Smart Hub menu includes a
Search All feature, so you can enter a keyword and search for a
variety audio/video content and online Samsung applications.
Note: Smart Hub
requires an Internet connection with a speed of 1.5mbps or greater. You must
setup a user name and password. Some application services may be
provided in English only and the content available may vary, depending on your
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.
Channel Labels: Each analog channel programmed into memory
can be labeled with a name (up to 5 characters). Digital channels names are
already assigned and cannot be edited.
Close Captions (CC): The Samsung Plasma TV provides Analog
Closed Captions and Digital Closed Captions. The Digital CC offers customizable
text, font, and size.
Note: The Closed Captions feature does work in
Component, HDMI, or PC modes.
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
Note: Program Rating Lock is not available in HDMI, Component, or
ENERGY STAR Compliant with ECO Settings: The Samsung Plasma 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 a little energy.
- Motion Lighting: Motion Lighting reduces power consumption by
reducing screen brightness when the picture on the screen is in motion.
- 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 3 hours of being left idle to prevent overheating.
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
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.
Self Diagnosis: The Samsung Plasma TV provides a Self Diagnosis menu
which allows you to check the television for picture and sound problems.
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.
Press the "E-Manual" button on the remote control to access complete instruction
QWERTY Wireless Remote: The included Qwerty wireless remote
(RMC-QTD1) puts functionality in your hands like never before. One side of the
remote has standard remote functionality and the other side has a qwerty
keyboard that makes utilizing Samsung Smart TV features very easy. When you are
ready to search, type or explore, you flip the remote to the keyboard side and
you can enter in text in a quick & familiar way. On the qwerty keyboard side of
the remote is a screen so you can see what you are typing without having to look
at the TV.
Note: The remote operates off of 4 "AAA" batteries
Anynet+: Take all your remotes and condense them into one
simplified solution. With Samsung's Anynet+ you'll enjoy one-touch control for
all your HDMI-connected compatible devices like your Samsung TV, Blu-ray Disc
player, AV Receiver and Home Theater. Anynet+ is a function that enables you to control all
connected Samsung devices that support Anynet+ with the Samsung television's
remote control. The Anynet+ system can be used only with Samsung devices that
support the Anynet+ features. The Anynet+ feature must be turned on in the menu
Note: Anynet+ supports up to 12 A/V devices in total. You can only
connect up to 3 devices of the same type.
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-degrees. The television weighs 74.7 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 600mm (H) x 400mm (V) 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 67.5 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.
Attached AC Power Cord: The Samsung Plasma TV features an
attached 5' AC power cord. The power cord is fitted with a right-angle AC plug
that sits 1.125" from the wall.