Panasonic TX-L50E6B Operating Guide

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  • Page 1 TX-L32E6B TX-L39E6B(K)(W) TX-L42E6B(K)(W) TX-L50E6B e HELP English
  • Page 2Watching my Home Screen • Information10 • How to use 11 • Settings12 Basic • Basic connection 14 • Selecting...
  • Page 3 Teletext • Digital text service 46 • Viewing Teletext47 • Teletext mode 49 Tuning and editing channels • Setting menu...
  • Page 4Home network DLNA • Information72 • Using DLNA 76 Network connections • DLNA connection 77 • Note79 Network settings •...
  • Page 5 Technical information • Photo format 102 • Video format 103 • Music format 105 Media Player Using Media Player •...
  • Page 6 • How to use 128 • Settings128 VIERA Link “HDAVI Control™” • Summary of VIERA Link 129 • Preparations133 •...
  • Page 7Settings Setting menu • How to use 149 Picture • Viewing Mode151 • Basic settings 152 • Ambient Sensor153 •...
  • Page 8Setup • Eco Navigation166 • TV Guide Settings166 • USB Device Setup166 • Child Lock166 • Tuning Menu167 • Language169...
  • Page 9OK Letters enclosed in a box indicate remote control buttons. Menu Letters in cyan indicate on-screen display items. References in...
  • Page 10: WatchingWatching my Home Screen Information “my Home Screen” is a gateway to the TV, applications, and more. It provides easy...
  • Page 11How to use Home Screen provides access to special features such as the Media Player, TV, internet content, data services,...
  • Page 12Settings Select the setup menu from the tool guide on the top of the screen, or use coloured button to...
  • Page 13■■Settings You can customise any Home Screen. (For example, changing the wallpaper, renaming freely, editing applications, setting the screen launched...
  • Page 14Basic Basic connection Please ensure that the unit is disconnected from the mains socket before attaching or disconnecting any cables....
  • Page 15■■DVD Recorder / VCR and Set top box HDMI terminal HDMI cable Satellite receiver Satellite dish or terrestrial aerial AV1...
  • Page 16Selecting channel 1. Select DVB or Analogue with TV ●● The selectable modes vary depending on the channels stored. ●●...
  • Page 17Information banner Display information banner with . ●● Also appears when changing a channel. (Example) Channel position and name Channel...
  • Page 18 AD: Audio Description service available ●● This function can aid visually-impaired viewers by adding an additional audio track to...
  • Page 19Option Menu Confirm or change the current status. 1. Display Option Menu with OPTION 2. Select one of the following...
  • Page 20Monaural Audio Selects stereo / monaural (if available). ●● This setting is not memorised and it will return to the...
  • Page 21Subtitle ■■DVB Display / hide subtitles (if available) with STTL. ■■Analogue Display subtitles with STTL. ●● Hide subtitles with EXIT....
  • Page 22External equipment External connection These diagrams show our recommendations for connection of your TV to various pieces of equipment. For...
  • Page 23■■AV devices AV2 (COMPONENT) terminals Component cables DVD player AV2 (VIDEO) terminals Composite cables Camcorder / Game equipment - 23...
  • Page 24■■USB devices USB port USB cable Communication Camera = Note = ●● It is recommended to connect the devices to...
  • Page 25■■Headphones Headphone jack M3 stereo mini plug Headphones ●● To adjust volume, set Headphone Volume. Settings Sound Volume settings Watching...
  • Page 26= Note = ●● If the external equipment has an aspect adjustment function, set it to 16:9. ●● For details,...
  • Page 27Operating with TV’s remote control You can operate the contents in Media Player / media server, recording functions or the...
  • Page 28■■How to change the code Each Panasonic product has its own remote control code. Change the code according to the...
  • Page 29HDMI features HDMI (high-definition multimedia interface) is the world’s first complete digital consumer AV interface complying with a non-compression standard....
  • Page 30■■DVI connection If the external equipment has only a DVI output, connect to the HDMI terminal via a DVI to...
  • Page 31Terminal information ■■AV1 SCART terminal (RGB, VIDEO) 1 : Audio out (R) 12: -- 2 : Audio in (R) 13:...
  • Page 32■■HDMI terminal 1 : TMDS Data2+ 11 : TMDS Clock Shield 2 : TMDS Data2 Shield 12: TMDS Clock− 3...
  • Page 33For best picture Viewing Mode 1. Display the menu with MENU 2. Select Picture Viewing Mode with / and press...
  • Page 34Ambient Sensor 1. Display the menu with MENU 2. Select Picture Ambient Sensor with / and press OK to access...
  • Page 35Aspect Change the aspect ratio (image size) with ASPECT. ■■To change the aspect ratio manually 1. Display Aspect Selection list...
  • Page 36= Note = ●● Display the image (TV, external input, etc.) full-screen to use this function completely. ●● Aspect mode...
  • Page 37Aspect Control Signal Programmes usually contain an “Aspect Control Signal” (Widescreen signal, Control signal through SCART / HDMI terminal). In...
  • Page 38●● HDMI terminal Valid input signal format: 525 (480) / 60i, 60p 625 (576) / 50i, 50p 750 (720) /...
  • Page 39Advanced Settings You can adjust and set up the detailed picture settings for each input when Viewing Mode is set...
  • Page 40■■White Balance R-Gain / G-Gain / B-Gain Adjusts the white balance of bright red / green / blue areas. R-Cutoff...
  • Page 41■■Gamma Gamma (2.6 / 2.4 / 2.2 / 2.0 / 1.8) Switches the gamma curve. ●● Please note the numerical...
  • Page 42Copy Adjustment Copies the picture settings of True Cinema or Custom to those of another input or another Viewing Mode....
  • Page 43For best audio Sound mode 1. Display the menu with MENU 2. Select Sound Mode with / and press OK...
  • Page 44TV Guide Using TV Guide TV Guide - Electronic Programme Guide (EPG) provides an on-screen listing of the programmes currently...
  • Page 45●● To the next day (DVB) (green) ●● To view a channel list of the selected type 1) Display the...
  • Page 46Teletext Digital text service Digital text services (MHEG) differ greatly from analogue teletext. When you switch to a digital text...
  • Page 47Viewing Teletext 1. Switch to teletext with TEXT ●● Displays the index page (content varies depending on the broadcasters). ●●...
  • Page 48■■Watch TV and teletext in two windows at once 1. Press TEXT to view in multi window ●● Operations can...
  • Page 49Teletext mode Teletext services are the text information provided by the broadcasters. ●● The features may vary depending on the...
  • Page 50Tuning and editing channels Setting menu You can retune channels, create your favourite channel lists, skip unwanted channels, etc. 1....
  • Page 51Favourites Edit ■■List favourite DVB channels Create your favourite channel lists from various broadcasters (up to 4: Favourites 1 to...
  • Page 52■■Edit DVB Favourites list You can edit the favourites list while the cursor is on the channel in the favourites...
  • Page 53Channel List ■■Skip unwanted DVB / Analogue channels You can hide (skip) unwanted channels. The hidden channels cannot be displayed...
  • Page 54Auto Setup Automatically retunes the channels received in the area. ●● This function is available if channel tuning is already...
  • Page 55Channel Sorting by Region You can sort DVB channels so that those with the best signal quality, or those for...
  • Page 56Manual Tuning ●● Normally use Auto Setup or Update Channel List to retune DVB channels. ●● If tuning has not...
  • Page 57Update Channel List By updating the DVB channel list, you can add new channels, delete removed channels or change channel...
  • Page 58: Internet serviceInternet service Internet content Information You can access some specific websites supported by Panasonic, and enjoy internet contents such as...
  • Page 59Selecting internet content 1. Display APPS List with APPS ●● For details of APPS List Functions APPS List ●● Depending...
  • Page 60Note ●● If you cannot access the internet contents, check the network connections and settings. Internet service Network connections Internet...
  • Page 61Network connections Internet connection To use internet service, you need a broadband network environment. ●● If you do not have...
  • Page 62Note ●● Ensure to use a LAN straight cable. ●● Set up and connect equipment required for the network environment....
  • Page 63Network settings Network Connection Ensure the connections are completed before starting network setup. Internet service Network connections ■■Quick setup -...
  • Page 647. Select Exit with / and press OK to set ●● To set manually Internet service Network settings Custom -...
  • Page 65Custom - Wireless Ensure the connections are completed before starting network setup. Internet service Network connections 1. Display the menu...
  • Page 664. Enter the encryption key of the access point with / / / and press OK to set ●● You...
  • Page 67Proxy Settings ●● It is not required for normal household use. ●● Some internet services may not be available depending...
  • Page 68Custom - Wired Ensure the connections are completed before starting network setup. Internet service Network connections 1. Display the menu...
  • Page 69Proxy Settings ●● It is not required for normal household use. ●● Some internet services may not be available depending...
  • Page 70Network Status Displays and checks the network status (MAC Address, current network settings, etc.). 1. Display the menu with MENU...
  • Page 71Software Update Accesses the specific website to update the TV’s software if any updates are available. 1. Display the menu...
  • Page 72: Home networkHome network DLNA Information This TV is a DLNA Certified™ product. DLNA® (Digital Living Network Alliance) is a standard that...
  • Page 73●● To use a PC as a media server Prepare the PC with Windows 7 / Windows 8 or ensure...
  • Page 74■■Playback of sharing contents on this TV with the DMC (Digital Media Controller) network equipment You can enjoy contents stored...
  • Page 75■■Sharing the TV programme or contents of this TV with another piece of network equipment You can enjoy the contents...
  • Page 76Using DLNA To use DLNA® features, ensure the preparations of the media server, network connections and network settings are completed....
  • Page 77Network connections DLNA connection To use DLNA features, you need a home network environment and you can operate the features...
  • Page 78■■Wired connection (For DLNA and internet service) ETHERNET terminal LAN cable (Shielded) ●● Use the Shielded Twist Pair (STP) LAN...
  • Page 79■■Wireless connection (For DLNA) TV ●● To use the TV as a wireless access point Home network Network settings Custom...
  • Page 80Network settings Network Connection Ensure the connections are completed before starting network setup. Home network Network connections ■■Quick setup -...
  • Page 816. Automatically setup is done and the Network Status screen is displayed Home network Network settings Network Status 7. Select...
  • Page 82Custom - Wireless Ensure the connections are completed before starting network setup. Home network Network connections 1. Display the menu...
  • Page 834. Enter the encryption key of the access point with / / / and press OK to set ●● You...
  • Page 84Proxy Settings ●● It is not required for normal household use. ●● Some internet services may not be available depending...
  • Page 85Custom - Wired Ensure the connections are completed before starting network setup. Home network Network connections 1. Display the menu...
  • Page 86Proxy Settings ●● It is not required for normal household use. ●● Some internet services may not be available depending...
  • Page 87Custom - Wireless Access Point You can use the TV as a wireless access point and connect the network equipment...
  • Page 88Network Status Displays and checks the network status (MAC Address, current network settings, etc.). 1. Display the menu with MENU...
  • Page 89Network Link Settings Sets to control the TV with devices connected to the network. 1. Display the menu with MENU...
  • Page 90Software Update Accesses the specific website to update the TV’s software if any updates are available. 1. Display the menu...
  • Page 91Photos Selecting file Ensure the preparations of the media server, network connections and network settings are completed. Home network DLNA...
  • Page 92Viewing photo ■■Playback Photos are displayed one at a time. ●● To operate Single view : To the previous photo...
  • Page 93Using slideshow Slideshow ends when all photos within the list are viewed. 1. Select the file from the thumbnail of...
  • Page 94Repeat (On / Off) Slideshow repeat Back Ground Music (Off / Type1 / Type2 / Type3 / Type4 / Type5)...
  • Page 95Videos Selecting file Ensure the preparations of the media server, network connections and network settings are completed. Home network DLNA...
  • Page 96Watching video ■■Playback If you have stopped the last playback halfway, the confirmation screen is displayed to select whether to...
  • Page 97Video Setup Set up the settings for video file operations on this TV. 1. Display the option menu with OPTION...
  • Page 98Audio output settings You can enjoy the multi-channel sound via an amplifier connected to DIGITAL AUDIO or HDMI2 (ARC function)...
  • Page 99Music Selecting file Ensure the preparations of the media server, network connections and network settings are completed. Home network DLNA...
  • Page 100Playing music ■■Playback ●● To operate playback : Rewind : Fast forward : Stop OK : Pause / Playback ●●...
  • Page 101DIGA Recorder Controlling DIGA Recorder Ensure the preparations of the media server, network connections and network settings are completed. Home...
  • Page 102Technical information Photo format ■■Supported Photo formats ●● JPEG (.jpg, .jpeg) Image resolution (pixel): 8 × 8 to 30,719 ×...
  • Page 103Video format ■■Supported Video formats ●● AVI (.avi) Video codec: H.264 BP/MP/HP, MPEG1, MPEG2, MPEG4 SP/ASP, VC-1, Windows Media Video...
  • Page 104●● FLV (.flv) Video codec: H.264 BP/MP/HP Audio codec: AAC, MP3 ●● 3GPP (.3gp, .3g2) Video codec: H.264 BP/MP/HP, MPEG4...
  • Page 105■■Supported Subtitles formats ●● MicroDVD, SubRip, TMPlayer (.srt, .sub, .txt) ●● The video file and subtitles text file are inside...
  • Page 106: Media PlayerMedia Player Using Media Player Information Media Player allows you to enjoy photo, video or music recorded on a USB...
  • Page 107■■To insert or remove the USB Flash Memory Insert or remove straight and completely. ●● To remove the USB Flash...
  • Page 1086. The thumbnail view will be displayed (Example) ●● To display / hide information of the highlighted content = Note...
  • Page 109Photo mode Selecting file Select the file in the thumbnail view with / / / and press OK to start...
  • Page 110Viewing photo ■■Playback ●● To operate Single view : To the previous photo : To the next photo : Stop...
  • Page 111Using slideshow Slideshow ends when all photos within the current thumbnail are viewed. 1. Select the file from the thumbnail...
  • Page 112 Gallery (+ calendar) / Gallery: Various sizes of photos in the frames are displayed. ●● You can select whether...
  • Page 113Repeat (On / Off) Slideshow repeat Back Ground Music (Off / Type1 / Type2 / Type3 / Type4 / Type5...
  • Page 114Video mode Selecting file 1. Select the title in the thumbnail view with / / / : Error display :...
  • Page 115Watching video ■■Playback ●● To operate playback : Rewind : Fast forward : Stop OK : Pause (displays the time...
  • Page 116●● To return to thumbnail BACK/RETURN - 116 -
  • Page 117Video Setup Set up the settings for Video mode. 1. Display the option menu with OPTION 2. Select Video Setup...
  • Page 118Audio output settings You can enjoy the multi-channel sound via an amplifier connected to DIGITAL AUDIO or HDMI2 (ARC function)...
  • Page 119Music mode Selecting file 1. Select the folder in the thumbnail view with / / / 2. Start playback with...
  • Page 120Playing music ■■Playback of the selected file in the folder 1. Select the folder with / / / and press...
  • Page 121Technical information Device handling caution ●● Data modified with a PC may not be displayed. ●● Do not remove the...
  • Page 122Photo format ■■Supported Photo formats ●● JPEG (.jpg, .jpeg) Image resolution (pixel): 8 × 8 to 30,719 × 17,279 Sub-sampling:...
  • Page 123Video format ■■Supported Video formats ●● AVI (.avi) Video codec: H.264 BP/MP/HP, MPEG1, MPEG2, MPEG4 SP/ASP, VC-1, Windows Media Video...
  • Page 124●● FLV (.flv) Video codec: H.264 BP/MP/HP Audio codec: AAC, MP3 ●● 3GPP (.3gp, .3g2) Video codec: H.264 BP/MP/HP, MPEG4...
  • Page 125■■Supported Subtitles formats ●● MicroDVD, SubRip, TMPlayer (.srt, .sub, .txt) ●● The video file and subtitles text file are inside...
  • Page 126Music format ■■Supported Music formats ●● MP3 (.mp3) ●● AAC (.m4a) ●● Copy-protected files cannot be played back. ●● WMA...
  • Page 127: FunctionsFunctions APPS List Information Various applications (internet contents, network contents, Media Player, etc.) can be accessed easily from APPS List....
  • Page 128How to use You can access special features such as internet contents, network contents, Media Player, etc. from APPS List....
  • Page 129VIERA Link “HDAVI Control™” Summary of VIERA Link Enjoy additional HDMI Inter-Operability with Panasonic products which have “HDAVI Control™” function....
  • Page 130■■VIERA Link (HDMI connection) ●● Use a fully wired HDMI compliant cable. ●● Connect the equipment supporting VIERA Link to...
  • Page 131■■VIERA Link (HDMI and Audio out connections) ●● Use a fully wired HDMI compliant cable. ●● Connect the equipment supporting...
  • Page 132■■Available features (HDMI and Audio out connections) Player theatre ●● Easy playback ●● Power on link ●● Power off link...
  • Page 133■■VIERA Link Control of compatible equipment The following is the maximum number of compatible equipment that can be controlled by...
  • Page 134Easy playback Automatic input switching - When the connected equipment is operating, the input mode is switched automatically. Power on...
  • Page 135Intelligent Auto Standby Set Intelligent Auto Standby to On in the Setup Menu to use this function. Settings Setup VIERA...
  • Page 136■■If multiple recorders or players are connected Each recorder / player is numbered. The number is given from the TV’s...
  • Page 137Speaker Selection You can control the theatre speaker with this TV’s remote control by pointing at the TV’s signal receiver....
  • Page 138Note ●● These functions may not work properly depending on the connected equipment. ●● Image or sound may not be...
  • Page 139Child Lock Using Child Lock You can lock specific channels / AV input terminals to restrict access to them. When...
  • Page 140PIN number You can change the PIN number. 1. Select Change PIN with / and press OK to access 2....
  • Page 141Common Interface Caution If the encrypted message is displayed on the screen, the correct Common Interface (CI) Module and smart...
  • Page 142Using Common Interface The Common Interface Module menu provides access to software contained in Common Interface (CI) Modules. ●● Video...
  • Page 143Shipping Condition Shipping Condition Resets the TV to its original condition (i.e. no channels tuned in). All settings are reset...
  • Page 144Updating the TV Software Information A new version of software may be released for download to enhance the performance or...
  • Page 145Manual update You can update new software manually. 1. Display the menu with MENU 2. Select Setup System Menu System...
  • Page 146Setting characters Using numeric buttons You can enter characters for free input items using numeric buttons. Press the numeric button...
  • Page 147Keyboard / Gamepad Keyboard ●● Keyboards requiring the drivers are not supported. ●● To change the language type, set USB...
  • Page 148Gamepad ●● Check the gamepads that have been tested for compatibility with this TV at the following website. (English only)...
  • Page 149: SettingsSettings Setting menu How to use Various menus allow you to make settings for the picture, sound, and other functions....
  • Page 150 ●● To change menu pages = Note = ●● A different menu will be displayed in the mode of Media...
  • Page 151Picture Viewing Mode Selects your favourite picture mode for each input. (Dynamic / Normal / Cinema / True Cinema /...
  • Page 152Basic settings Backlight, Contrast, Brightness, Colour, Tint, Sharpness Adjusts the levels of these options according to your personal preference. Colour...
  • Page 153Ambient Sensor Automatic Brightness Control function Adjusts picture settings automatically depending on ambient lighting conditions. (On / Off) Noise reduction...
  • Page 154Option Settings Film Cadence Mode (On / Off) Improves vertical resolution for movie images. ●● This function is available for...
  • Page 155Screen Settings 16:9 Overscan (On / Off) Selects the screen area displaying the image for 16:9 aspect. On: Enlarges the...
  • Page 156Copy Adjustment Copies the selected True Cinema or Custom settings to those of the other input. Watching For best picture...
  • Page 157Sound Mode Selects your favourite sound mode for each input. (Standard / Music / Speech / User) Standard: Provides the...
  • Page 158Basic settings Bass Adjusts level to enhance or minimise lower, deeper sound output. Treble Adjusts level to enhance or minimise...
  • Page 159Volume settings Headphone Volume Adjusts the volume of headphones. Auto Gain Control (On / Off) Automatically regulates large sound level...
  • Page 160Voice Guidance Settings Voice Guidance (On / Off) Set to On to enable voice guidance of the basic features (menu...
  • Page 161Audio Description Audio Description (Auto / Off) Narration settings for visually impaired users. Set to Auto to activate the narration...
  • Page 162Advanced settings NICAM (On / Off) Near Instantaneous Companded Audio Multiplex Reproduces NICAM stereo sound. ●● Set to Off if...
  • Page 163SPDIF Selection (Auto / PCM) Selects the initial setting for digital audio output signal from DIGITAL AUDIO and HDMI2 (ARC...
  • Page 164Network Network Connection Sets the network setting to use this TV in your network environment. Internet service Network settings Home...
  • Page 165Timer Off Timer Sets the duration of time until the TV automatically goes into Standby mode. (90 / 75 /...
  • Page 166Setup Eco Navigation Automatically sets the TV to the most suitable energy-saving mode. The concerned items and their current settings...
  • Page 167Tuning Menu Favourites Edit Creates a list of favourite channels. Watching Tuning and editing channels Favourites Edit ●● Not valid...
  • Page 168Signal Condition Checks the signal condition. Watching Tuning and editing channels Signal Condition ●● Not valid in Analogue mode =...
  • Page 169Language Preferred Multi Audio (English / Welsh / Gaelic / Irish) Selects the preferred language for digital channel multi audio...
  • Page 170Display Settings Preferred Subtitle Type (Standard / Hard of Hearing) Selects the preferred subtitle type. ●● Preferred Subtitles 1 /...
  • Page 171Banner Display Timeout (10 / 9 / 8 / 7 / 6 / 5 / 4 / 3 / 2...
  • Page 172VIERA Link Settings VIERA Link (On / Off) Sets to use VIERA Link functions. Functions VIERA Link “HDAVI Control™” Power...
  • Page 173System Menu USB Keyboard Layout Selects the language that your USB Keyboard supports. ●● For information of using Keyboard Functions...
  • Page 174Other Settings Power on Channel List (All Channel List / Last) Automatically selects All Channels or Favourites list in the...
  • Page 175: SupportSupport FAQs Picture Before requesting service or assistance, please follow these simple guides to solve the problem. If the problem...
  • Page 176No image can be displayed ●● Check all required cables and connections are firmly in place. ●● Check the correct...
  • Page 177Digital TV Before requesting service or assistance, please follow these simple guides to solve the problem. If the problem still...
  • Page 178Cannot find a channel you have previously watched ●● The channel may broadcast for part of the day. ●● Check...
  • Page 179Sound Before requesting service or assistance, please follow these simple guides to solve the problem. If the problem still persists,...
  • Page 180HDMI Before requesting service or assistance, please follow these simple guides to solve the problem. If the problem still persists,...
  • Page 181Network Before requesting service or assistance, please follow these simple guides to solve the problem. If the problem still persists,...
  • Page 182Cannot operate internet content ●● Check the connections and settings. Internet service Network connections Internet connection Internet service Network settings...
  • Page 183Other Before requesting service or assistance, please follow these simple guides to solve the problem. If the problem still persists,...
  • Page 184Maintenance Care and Cleaning First, remove the mains plug from the socket outlet. ■■Display panel, Cabinet, Pedestal Regular care: Gently...
  • Page 185Information Using Help menu 1. Display the menu with MENU 2. Select Help with / and press OK to access...
  • Page 186Optional accessories Communication Camera ■■Communication Camera ●● TY-CC20W – This camera can be used in the video communication tool. Internet...
  • Page 187Licence Licence Even if no special notation has been made of company or product trademarks, these trademarks have been fully...
  • Page 188Rovi and Rovi Guide are trademarks of Rovi Corporation and/or its subsidiaries. The Rovi Guide system is manufactured under license...
  • Page 189This product incorporates the following software: (1) the software developed independently by or for Panasonic Corporation, (2) the software owned...
  • Page 190Ver.3.00