Televisions 6000 series 55PFL6900 Register your product and get support at www.philips.com/welcome EN EN User Manual • ES Manual del Usuario ES FR Manuel d’Utilisation • FR • For further assistance, call the customer support service in your country. To obtain assistance, contact Philips Customer Care Center; In the U.S.A., Canada, Puerto Rico, or the U.S. Virgin Islands 1 866 202 5960 México D.F.
.English Contents 1 Notice ....................................................................................... 5 2 Important ............................................................................... 7 Positioning the TV Regulatory notices Environmental care Batteries usage Preparing to move / ship the unit 3 8 8 8 9 9 9 10 11 11 12 12 13 13 17 Use your TV .......................................................................
.English Register online today at www.philips.com/welcome today to get the most benefits from your purchase. Registering your model with Philips makes you eligible for all of the valuable benefits listed below, so don't miss out. Register Online at www.philips.com/welcome to ensure: *Product safety notification By registering your product, you'll receive notification - directly from the manufacturer - in the rare case of a product recall or safety defect.
.English Important safety instructions 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 1 1. 12. Read these instructions. Keep these instructions. Heed all warnings. Follow all instructions. Do not use this apparatus near water. Clean only with dry cloth. Do not block any ventilation openings. Install in accordance with the manufacturer’s instructions. Do not install near any heat sources such as radiators, heat registers, stoves, or other apparatus (including amplifiers) that produce heat.
.English 1 Notice Modifications Trademarks are the property of Koninklijke Philips N.V. or their respective owners. Funai Corporation reserves the right to change products at any time without being obliged to adjust earlier supplies accordingly. The material in this Owner’s Manual is believed adequate for the intended use of the system.
.English Copyright All other registered and unregistered trademarks are the property of their respective owners. Netflix is available in certain countries. Streaming membership required. More information at www.netflix.com. The terms HDMI and HDMI HighDefinition Multimedia Interface, and the HDMI Logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of HDMI Licensing Administrator, Inc. in the United States and other countries. VUDUTM is a trademark of VUDU, Inc.
.English 2 Important Environmental care Positioning the TV • • • • • • • • • • • • • Large screen TVs are heavy. 2 people are required to carry and handle a large screen TV. Make sure to hold the upper and bottom frames of the Unit firmly as illustrated. Install the Unit in a horizontal and stable position. Do not install the Unit in direct sunlight or in a place subject to dust or strong vibration. Depending on the environment, the temperature of this Unit may increase slightly.
.English 2 Getting started Supplied accessories User Manual Quick Start Guide Caution Sheet Features • DTV / Analog TV / CATV You can use your remote control to select channels which are broadcast in digital format and conventional analog format. Also, cable and satellite subscribers can access their TV channels. • Information display You can display on the TV screen the title, contents (DTV only) and other information on the current program.
.English Stand assembly 1 Installing the remote control batteries 1 2 Slide the battery cover off the back of the remote control. 3 Slide the cover back into position. 2 Insert the two supplied batteries (AAA, 1.5V). Be sure the + and – ends of the batteries line up with the markings inside the case. Note(s) • Remove the batteries if not using the remote control for an extended period of time. ×4 Attaching the base You must attach the base to the unit to have it as a table top unit.
.English Remote control a (POWER) Turns the TV on from standby or off to standby. VUDU Access directly to VUDU. EasyLink buttons / . s r q b : Starts, pauses or resumes playback. : Stops the disc playback. Note(s) c d e f p . : Searches backward or forward through the disc. g h i o j n k m l • Pause may not work properly on some devices even if they are EasyLink (HDMI CEC) compliant. SOURCE Selects connected devices. (Home) Displays the main menu.
.English Control panel Terminals d e f n g o h a b c Remote control sensor Receives IR signal from remote control. Ambient light sensor Alters the brightness of the TV screen automatically by detecting your room lighting level. Do not block this light sensor window which allows proper operation. Power on / Standby indicator (On : lights in white, Standby : no light) (POWER) Turns the TV on or switches the TV into standby mode. SOURCE Selects connected devices.
.English Connecting Antenna or Cable / Satellite / IPTV set-top box Connecting a Cable / Satellite / IPTV set-top box, Bluray disc / DVD recorder via composite connectors and analog audio Be sure your antenna or another device is connected properly before plugging in the AC power cord. Do not place your recorder too close to the screen because some recorders can be susceptible to harmful interference from the TV.
.English No supplied cables are used with these connections: • Please purchase the necessary cables at your local store. Connecting your devices Before you connect the AC power cord: Be sure other devices are connected properly before plugging in the AC power cord. Selecting your connection quality HDMI digital connection HDMI connection offers the highest picture quality.
.English HDMI-ARC connection Composite analog video connection HDMI-ARC allows you to use EasyLink to output TV audio directly to a connected audio device, without the need for an additional digital audio cable. Composite analog video connection offers standard picture quality for video devices connected to the unit. HDMI 1 IN only HDMI cable If you connect to the unit’s component / composite video (Y/VIDEO) input jack (green), connect audio cables to the audio (L/R) input jacks.
.English Connecting the TV to the internet using a wireless LAN PC connection HDMI connection Internet Network provisioning equipment This unit can be connected to your PC that has an HDMI terminal. Use an HDMI cable for this digital connection. LAN OUT IN HDMI cable Ethernet cable Broadband router PC WLAN HDMI-DVI connection Note(s) • After you make the wireless connection, set up the necessary network settings. Connect to network p. 38 • Use a wireless LAN Access Point (AP) (e.g.
.English The following PC-input video signals can be displayed: Format Resolution VGA 640 x 480 SVGA 800 x 600 XGA 1,024 x 768 WXGA FHD UHD *1 Refresh rate 60Hz 1,280 x 768 1,360 x 768 1,920 x 1,080 3,840 x 2,160 24/30/60Hz *2 4,096 x 2,160 Other formats or non-standard signals will not be displayed correctly. *1 UHD format is available only when using the HDMI connection and HDMI-DVI connection. *2 Refresh rate for VGA connection is only 60Hz.
.English These operations are accessible by remote control. Some may also be accessible by the main unit's control panel. 6 Use to select the signal type. • If the TV is connected to a cable or satellite set-top box, select the 2nd one and skip to step 8. Initial setup This section will guide you through the unit’s Initial setting which includes selecting a language for your on-screen menu, country, location and Autoprogram, which automatically scans and memorizes viewable channels.
.English 8 Use to select your preferred picture setting, then press OK. Natural Energy consumption in “Standard” is Energy Star compliant. “Natural” is calibrated to produce a pristine image. Vivid Use Language Sports 12 p. 33 • If you want to change the country setting. Country • p. 48 If you want to change the location setting. Location p. 33 • If you want to change the network setting. Connect to network Please select your preferred sound mode.
.English 3 Use your TV Switching channels TV Switching on your TV and putting it in standby mode TV Remote Control Remote Control To turn the TV on from standby or off to standby • Press on the TV or the remote control. Note(s) • Energy consumption contributes to air and water pollution. When the AC power cord is plugged in, your TV consumes energy with a very low standby power consumption.
.English Watching channels from an external device Switching each input mode can easily switch with the remote control between TV and external devices when they are connected to the unit. 1 Turn on the set-top box or the connected device. Lock or unlock your device from the Home menu This section describes how to lock or unlock specified device. 1 2 3 4 Press SOURCE on the remote control. Use Press to select a device to lock or unlock. OPTIONS on the remote control.
.English Create a list of favorite channels Changing Picture format You can create lists of your preferred TV channels so that you can find those channels easily. Display modes can be selected when your TV receives a 16:9 or 4:3 video signal. 1 2 Press OK while viewing a TV program. Three types of display modes can be selected for a PC input signal. Use button. Press FORMAT repeatedly to switch the TV aspect ratio.
.English For 4:3 video signal TV screen information You can display the currently selected channel or other information such as the aspect ratio on the TV screen. Automatic Super zoom 4:3 In the digital mode, the detailed broadcasting information for the current off-the-air channel such as program title and program guides are displayed. 1 Wide screen Movie expand 16:9 Movie expand 14:9 Automatic Other than DTV and HDMI connected devices, enlarges the picture to best fit the screen.
.English Picture and sound Following settings can be configured. Using options menu You can access to some TV settings directly by using 1 2 Press OPTIONS. Auto picture To set predefined picture mode. Picture p. 28 Auto sound To set predefined sound mode. Sound p. 30 Headphone volume To adjust headphone volume. Sound p. 30 TV speakers To Select the audio output from the unit’s speakers or not. Sound p. 30 Picture format To switch the TV aspect ratio. Changing Picture format p.
.English Note(s) USB Your TV is fitted with a USB connection that enables you to view photos, listen to music or watch video files stored on a USB memory stick. 1 2 • This unit accepts USB memory stick only. Other storage devices such as external HDD by USB bus power will not work. • Do not use an extension cord and/or USB hub to connect devices to this unit. Always directly insert the USB flash memory stick to this unit directly. Press SOURCE and use to select USB, then press OK.
.English Viewing photos Playing music 1 2 3 1 2 3 Use to select Photo, then press OK. Use to select the desired item, then press OK. Press OK or . to start a slide show of the files. • Press OK or . to pause the slide show. • The . icon appears. or to move between images. • Press • Press BACK or . to stop the slide show. • Press OPTIONS to display the optional menu, then use to select the desired item. Repeat *1 Slide time *1 Off Sets repeat playback to off.
.English Playing movies 1 2 3 Use to select Movie, then press OK. Use to select the desired item, then press OK. Press OK or . to play the selected files. • Press OK or . to pause, then press OK or to fast-forward search. • Press Press to fast-backward search. • • Press . to stop playback. • . again to resume. Press . to resume from the point at which playback was stopped. Press OK to play from the beginning of the file.
.English 4 Getting more from your TV This section describes the overview of the Setup menu displayed when you press and use to Select Setup. The Setup menu consists of the function setting items below. 1 Picture and sound setup Guides you to get the best picture and sound settings. Press to display the Home menu. TV settings 2 Use Search for channels Source Home Network Net TV p. 28 Accesses menus that allow you to change picture, sound and TV usage settings.
.English When you adjust the following settings, Personal picture will be set automatically. Picture and sound setup Before you begin: Cursor You must set Home in Location. p. 33 Otherwise, personalized picture and sound settings will not be memorized after the unit goes into standby mode. Backlight To reduce power consumption and brightness 1 2 3 Contrast To decrease contrast Press and use Use to select Setup then press OK.
.English You may adjust picture quality and enhancement settings using Advanced settings sub menus. These settings allow for advanced and precise color and picture quality adjustment. Some of them can degrade the picture quality if not configured properly. We recommend leaving these as set if you are unsure of what they affect.
.English This selects sound modes for more spatial or surround sound reproduction. Sound Before you begin: You must set Home in Location. p. 33 Otherwise, personalized picture and sound settings will not be memorized after the unit goes into standby mode. 1 2 3 Press and use Use Use to select Setup then press OK. to select TV settings, then press OK. to select Sound, then press OK.
.English You can choose the size, font, color, background and other characteristics of the caption text. Features 1 2 3 Press and use Use Use Reset to default to select Setup then press OK. to select TV settings, then press OK. to select Features, then press OK. Picture Sound Features Installation Caption settings Sleeptimer Digital audio preferences Power indicator Digital caption options You can reset the status of digital caption options.
.English To prioritize VI-Visually Impaired streaming or HIHearing Impaired streaming: The setting for handicapped users (Main audio, Visually Impaired or Hearing Impaired). Note(s) • Digital caption service that you can switch differs depending on the broadcast description. captioning service may not be controlled by this unit’s menu options if you are watching • Closed television through an external cable or satellite set-top box.
.English HDMI mode Language If there are issues with picture/color and/or sound when connecting an external device using the HDMI port, please try switching the HDMI mode following the instructions below. You can set the language for the on-screen display. 1 Use to select Language, then press OK. Picture Sound Features Installation Language English Preferences Français Restore default settings Español 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Press and use Use to select Setup, then press OK.
.English Set the Master EasyLink to On or Off. The following additional settings will be grayed out when you set them to Off. Use Philips EasyLink Your TV supports Philips EasyLink, which enables one-touch play and one-touch standby between EasyLink-compliant devices. Compliant devices must be connected via an HDMI connector. Master EasyLink Off Disables all EasyLink. On Selects if you have connected an external device that is compatible with the EasyLink function.
.English Search for channels Channel installation Be sure the RF cable is correctly connected to this unit and you are registered with your cable TV provider when you install cable channels. Be sure the RF cable is correctly connected to this unit and you are registered with your cable TV provider when you install cable channels. 1 2 3 Press and use Use Use to select Setup, then press OK. Installation mode to select Search for channels, then press OK.
.English TV ratings lock Child lock You can prevent your children from watching certain programs or certain channels by locking the TV controls and by using ratings. 1 Use to select Child lock, then press OK.
.English US TV ratings Sub rating TV-Y7 Fantasy Violence TV-PG Violence Sex Language Dialog TV-14 Violence Sex Language TV-MA Change PIN Although the default PIN code (0000) is supplied with the unit, you can set your own PIN code. 1 2 3 Use to select Change PIN, then press OK. Press the NUMBER buttons to enter the current 4-digit PIN code. Press the NUMBER buttons to enter the new 4-digit PIN code. • Enter PIN code again to confirm.
.English Wireless setting Connect to network Setup network connection settings in order to use Net TV or network upgrade functions. 1 2 • The meanings of abbreviations are defined as below. : Wireless LAN access point : Wireless network name AP SSID Select to use a wireless LAN to connect to the internet by a wireless connection. Use to select Wireless, then press OK. Use to select the desired setting, then press OK, and follow the on-screen instructions.
.English Network settings 1 2 3 Press and use Use to select Setup, then press OK. to select Network settings, then press OK. Adjust the following items. Manual network settings 1 Use to select Manual network settings, then press OK.
.English Manually enter your SSID Set up the connection to the AP (e.g. wireless router) manually by entering the SSID. 3 Use to select Manually enter your SSID, then press OK. • AP (e.g. wireless router) SSID entry screen will appear. 4 Enter the SSID using , then press OK. Use to select the authentication setting of the selected wireless network.
.English Proxy configuration 2 3 Connection test Use to select Proxy configuration, then press OK. Use to select a setting, then press OK. Network selection Proxy setting Wireless network setting Proxy address IP configuration Proxy port Proxy configuration Do not use Use Perform the following steps to test your internet connection after you have connected an Ethernet cable or entered network settings such as IP address, DNS settings, etc. manually.
.English YouTube deactivation Home network You can turn your TV into a Digital Media Renderer (DMR), which can play video, music and photo files stored on certified home media servers connected to your home network. 1 2 Use to select Home network, then press OK. Use to select the item you want to adjust, then press OK. Off Renderer On Renderer name Disable DMR. Displays the deactivation setting for YouTube. 1 2 3 4 Enable this unit to play files using DMC.
.English Update software USB upgrade Philips continuously tries to improve its products and we strongly recommend that you upgrade the TV software when upgrades are available. You can upgrade the software by using USB memory stick. 1 Connect your USB memory stick with the upgrade file to the USB terminal on the side of your TV. 2 3 4 5 6 Press and use New software can be downloaded from our website at www.philips.com/support using the model number of your TV to find information.
.English Network updates Software settings You can update the software by connecting the unit to the internet. 1 2 3 4 Press and use Use to select Setup, then press OK. to select Update software, then press OK. Use to select Network, then press OK. Use to select Yes, then press OK. • This unit will then start checking for the latest FirmWare (software) Software 1 Press and use to select Setup, then press OK. 2 Use to select Software settings, then press OK.
.English Wireless Screencasting You can wirelessly cast or mirror the screen of your Smartphone, Tablet or PC to the TV directly using Wireless Screencasting. Using Wireless Screencasting 1 Press a and use J K to select Wireless Screencasting, then press OK. • Wireless Screencasting mode screen appears. View photos, play music and watch videos using home network On your TV you can play video, music and photo files stored on home network certified home media servers connected to your home network.
.English Before using home network View your pictures using home network Follow the procedure below before using home network. 1 2 1 Connect this unit to the internet. Connecting the TV to the internet using an Ethernet cable p. 14 or Connecting the TV to the internet using a wireless LAN p. 15 • Broadband internet connection of 8Mbps or faster is required. 2 Press to select a file or a folder. Press OK or . to start a slide show of the files. • Press OK or . to pause the slide show.
.English Listen to music using home network Watch videos using home network 1 2 1 2 Press to select a file or a folder. Press OK or . to play the selected files. • Press OK or . to pause, press OK or . again to resume. • Press / to skip up the next file. • Press 0 to skip down the previous file. • Press . to stop playback. • Press OPTIONS to display the optional menu, then use to select the desired item. Off Sets repeat playback to off.
.English My Apps functions Net TV Net TV offers internet services for your TV. Use the TV remote control to browse the Net TV pages. You can play movies, listen to music and much more, all from your TV screen. –Because Net TV is an online system, it can be modified over time to better serve its purpose. –Some Net TV services can be added, changed or stopped after some time. –You cannot download and save files or install plug-ins. Remove App 1 2 Use to select the desired App, then press OPTIONS.
.English Creating a new station Pandora operations With this unit, you can instantly listen to personalized radio stations streamed over the internet from Pandora. To learn more about Pandora, please visit www.pandora.com Activating Pandora By entering your favorite artists or tracks, Pandora selects music and creates a new station for you on the basis of the entered information. 1 On the station list screen, Use press OK.
.English 5 Useful tips FAQ Question Answer • Check the antenna or cable connection to the main unit. • Check the batteries on the remote control. • Check if there is an obstacle between the infrared sensor window and the remote control. • Test the IR signal output use IR signal check. p. 53 My remote control does not work. What should I do? If okay, then possible infrared sensor trouble. • Aim the remote control directly at the infrared sensor window on the front of the unit.
.English Troubleshooting tips If the unit does not perform properly when operated as instructed in this manual, Please check the following Troubleshooting tips and all connections once before calling for service. Power No power • Make sure the AC power cord is plugged in. • Make sure that the AC outlet supplies the proper voltage, plug another electrical appliance into the AC outlet to ensure that the AC outlet operates normally.
.English Closed captions Closed captions are displayed as a white box. No closed captions are displayed in the closed captions-supported program. • Interference from buildings or weather conditions may cause closed captions to be incomplete if watching analog TV signals. • Broadcasting station may shorten the program to insert advertisements. The closed caption decoder cannot read the information of the shortened program. Black box is displayed on the TV screen. • The text mode is selected for caption.
.English 6 Information Glossary Maintenance Analog TV (NTSC) Cleaning Acronym that stands for National Television Systems Committee and the name of analog broadcasting standards. Off the air analog TV signals are no longer being sent by major broadcasting stations in the USA. ARC (Audio Return Channel) (HDMI 1 only) HDMI-ARC allows you to use Philips EasyLink to output TV audio directly to a connected audio device, without the need for an additional digital audio cable.
.English 7 Specifications Model # Picture Type Diagonal screen size / Aspect ratio Viewing Angles Built-in Digital / Analog Tuner Sound Mono / Stereo Power Output (RMS watts) Equalizer Ease of Use SD (4:3 Source) HD Picture Format (16:9 Source) UHD Photo Slide Show Music Playback Video Playback Channel Channel Coverage CATV (Analog NTSC) Tuning System Channel Access Connectivity Component Video Input (Y/Pb/Pr) Composite Video Input (Shared Y Green Terminal with Component Video) HDMI Input Analog Audio
.English 8 Warranty Limited warranty one (1) year Warranty coverage : This warranty obligation is limited to the terms as set forth below. Who is covered: This product warranty is issued to the original purchaser or the person receiving the product as a gift against defects in materials and workmanship as based on the date of original purchase (“Warranty Period”) from an Authorized Dealer.
.English License Funai Corporation, Inc. hereby offers to deliver, upon request, a copy of the complete corresponding source code for the copyrighted open source code packages, on an “AS IS” basis, used in this product for which such offer is requested by the respective licenses. This offer is valid up to three years after the product purchase to anyone in receipt of this information. To obtain source code, please contact Funai Corporation, Inc.
Funai Corporation, Inc. 12489 Lakeland Road, Santa Fe Springs, CA 90670, USA This product has been manufactured by and is sold under the responsibility of Funai Corporation, Inc., and Funai Corporation, Inc. is the warrantor in relation to this product. The Philips trademark and the Philips Shield Emblem are registered trademarks of Koninklijke Philips N.V. used under license.