Inputs and Outputs Notes
HDTV (ATSC) Tuner: The TV has a built-in over-the-air HDTV (ATSC)
tuner, so you don't have to purchase a separate digital set-top box to receive
and decode over-the-air HDTV/SDTV signals.
Display Resolution: The
LN-R329D has a display resolution of 1366 x 768. The unit will accept 1080i,
720p, 480i and 480p signals, and has a built-in image "scaler" to handle a
variety of digital and analog audio/video sources. The "scaler" converts the
signals from all video sources to match the LCD panel's native 768p resolution.
High Contrast Ratio: The
contrast ratio of this unit is 3000:1, which gives you brilliant brightness and
contrast for superior picture and detail from both PC and TV images.
Digital Natural Image Engine (DNIe): Samsung's exclusive
Digital Natural Image engine makes the sharpest and clearest images possible,
regardless of the profile of input signals:
Motion Optimizer: fast-moving images are optimized to
produce more natural-looking motion, thus reducing video noise or blurring
Contrast Enhancer: brightness and contrast levels are
enhanced for deeper, richer blacks with greater detail, and more natural
Detail Enhancer: DNIe analyzes video signal elements
in order to produce sharper detail, clearer image separation and more
natural edge transition
Color Optimizer: colors are reproduced with a more
lifelike realism, whites are more accurate, and skin tones are given a more
My Color Control: Samsung's patented "My Color
Control" technology allows you to control specific colors without affecting
the whole screen. Now, Samsung provides six-color control selections: white,
red, pink, yellow, green and blue.
10-bit Processing: Samsung's
10-bit processing method produces 3.2 billion lifelike colors to ensure a more
natural and vivid picture and aids in video signal processing of analog sources.
Picture Modes: You can choose one of the following picture modes:
- Standard: resets the standard factory settings
- Dynamic: for viewing the TV during the day, or when there is
bright light in the room
- Movie: for viewing the TV in low light, or when playing video
- Custom: allows you to adjust and store the following settings:
contrast, brightness, sharpness, color, tint, and color tone
Picture Sizes: You can choose
one of the following picture sizes:
sets the picture to 16:9 wide mode
this mode for the wide aspect ratio of a panoramic picture
magnifies the size of the picture and allows you to move the enlarged
picture using the arrows on the remote
magnifies the size of the picture more than Zoom 1 and allows you to move
the enlarged picture using the arrows on the remote
4:3: sets the
picture to 4:3 normal mode
PC Display: The PC input allows
you to connect a personal computer with a D-Sub 15-pin output, allowing you to
use the TV as a high-resolution computer monitor. In PC mode, you can adjust the
following picture quality settings: Coarse and Fine, both of which allow you to
remove picture noise.
Guide: The TV has an "Electronic Program Guide" to help you navigate through
all the possible viewing options. The guide supplies information, such as
program lists, start and end times of all available channels. In addition,
detailed information about the program is often available in the guide.
Reminder List: If
you have made a scheduled viewing list of programs you would like to see, the
channel will be automatically switched to the scheduled program at the scheduled
time even if you are watching another program.
(PIP): The Picture-In-Picture feature allows you to simultaneously watch two
video sources (such as a TV, VCR, or DVD), or watch one video source while using
the PC input. The TV has only one tuner, so you cannot watch two TV channels at
the same time. There are three PIP views: two side-by-side split screens or a
small window inside of the full screen. The small PIP window can be moved to any
of the screen's four corners.
This feature allows you to freeze an image on the screen from a video source or
PC. This feature can only be activated from the remote control.
Digital Signal Strength Meter:
The digital signal strength meter can be used to help you find the antenna
position that delivers the highest HDTV digital signal strength.
Analog Channel Fine Tuning: The
fine tuning feature allows you to manually adjust analog channels for optimal
reception. A separate fine tuning setting may be put into the TV's memory for
each analog channel.
Low Noise Amplifier (LNA): When
the TV's antenna setting is on "Air", instead of "Cable", sometimes reception
can be improved by boosting the incoming signal using the LNA function. A
separate LNA setting may be put into the TV's memory for each channel.
Auto Volume: Auto volume
automatically adjusts the volume of the desired channel by lowering the sound
output when the modulation signal is high or by raising the sound output when
the modulation signal is low.
Digital Noise Reduction: If the
broadcast signal received by your TV is weak, you can activate the Digital Noise
Reduction feature to help reduce any static and ghosting that may appear on the
You can choose from the following sound settings:
resets the standard factory settings
for watching music videos and
for watching movies
for watching a show that is mostly dialogue
allows you to adjust the 5-band EQ, which includes the following
frequencies: 100 Hz, 300 Hz, 1 kHz, 3 kHz, and 10 kHz
TruSurround XT: TruSurround 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 the two speaker internal playback system. It is fully
compatible with all multi-channel formats.
Sleep Timer: The
sleep timer switches the television off after a specified amount of time. The
sleep timer can be set to 30, 60, 90, 120, 150, or 180 minutes.
On/Off Timer: The
On/Off timer allows you to program the television to turn itself on and off by
selecting a specific on time and a specific off time. You can also choose the
"On Timer Channel" and "On Timer Volume."
The front-panel brightness sensor adjusts the screen brightness automatically
depending on the surrounding lighting conditions.
LN-R329D features Anynet, an A/V network system to automatically control
compatible Samsung audio/video devices through the Anynet menu via the TV's
The LN-R329D comes with a vertical stand for easy placement on top of a counter
or table. On the stand, the TV cannot be tilted or swiveled.
Wall Mounting Option:
For wall mounting, an optional wall-mount bracket is available from the
VESA Mounting Bracket
Standard: The TV also has 4 mounting holes on the back for an optional
wall-mount bracket. The spacing of the mounting holes is VESA 200mm x 200mm, in
accordance with the industry standards set by the Video Electronics Standards
Association. The mounting holes accommodate M6 screws.
Kensington Lock: When mounting
the monitor in a public place, you can secure it with an optional anti-theft
device called a Kensington Lock. This TV has a slot on the rear panel to
accommodate a Kensington Lock device.
The supplied remote is pre-programmed to operate this unit and a number of
functions on other brands of components, including VCRs, cable boxes, and DVD
players. A small LCD at the top of the remote displays the current mode. Several
controls are located under a sliding lid that covers the bottom quarter of the
Inputs and Outputs Notes
Input: This input consists of left and right audio jacks and an HDMI
terminal. The HDMI jack can accommodate a copy-protected digital connection
(HDCP) to other devices that have compatible interfaces. The HDMI jack is
compliant with the EIA/CEA-861/861B standard and is not intended for use with
personal computers. If you want to connect a DVI-compatible device, you will
need an HDMI-to-DVI adapter cable. Since DVI does not carry audio signals, a
stereo audio input is provided for the HDMI input. In addition to the
HDMI-to-DVI adapter cable, you will also need stereo audio cables.
Note: The HDMI jack
will accept 1080i, 720p, 480p, and 480i signals.
PC: This input
consists of a stereo minijack 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 input for your audio
Inputs: The 2 sets of component video
inputs will accept 1080i, 720p, 480p and 480i signals.
Anynet: A 3.5mm
(1/8") minijack is provided for connecting the TV with a Samsung
Anynet-compatible component, allowing the connected device to be controlled by
the TV remote.
The rear panel of the TV has a Service jack for repair and software upgrades