Frequently asked questions

Question

How can I connect my Laptop or Personal Computer (PC) to the TV?

Answer

IMPORTANT: Read the instruction provided by your PC or graphics card maker on how to setup the PC/graphics card before connecting to the TV. Make sure that you have installed the latest software on your PC and the PC graphics card has the latest drivers. For detailed information, please refer to the website of your PC or graphics card maker.

There are three ways to connect a PC/laptop to your TV:

Digital connections

  • HDMI to HDMI. 
    Connect the HDMI connection of the Laptop/PC with a HDMI-HDMI cable to the HDMI connection of the TV.
     
  • DVI-I to HDMI, with an added audio connection. 
    Connect the DVI connection of the Laptop/PC with a DVI-HDMI cable to the HDMI connection of the TV. Alternatively, use a DVI-DVI cable and a DVI-HDMI adaptor. Connect the audio cable from the 'AUDIO OUT' connection of the Laptop/PC to the 'AUDIO IN: LEFT/RIGHT' connection of the TV.

Analogue connections

  • VGA to VGA, with an added audio connection. 
    Connect the VGA connection of the Laptop/PC with a VGA cable to the ‘VGA’ connection of the TV. Connect the audio cable from the 'AUDIO OUT' connection of the Laptop/PC to the 'AUDIO IN: LEFT/RIGHT' connection of the TV.

Follow these steps to connect the devices:

  1. Switch the Laptop/PC and the TV off.
  2. Connect the Laptop/PC choosing one of the above solutions.
  3. Switch the TV on.
  4. Press the 'SOURCE' button on the TV remote control repeatedly to select the type of connection you want to use.
  5. Switch the Laptop/PC on.
  6. For some cases, you need to toggle the Laptop/PC to display the video image onto the TV screen.
    Note: Please refer to your Laptop/PC manual to determine which keys are used for the transfer function.
  7. Example of the common function keys use by Laptop/Notebook manufacturers such as 'Fn'+'F8' keys. 
     
     
     
  8. Hold down the 'Fn' key, and toggle the ‘F8’ key (or key determined by the manufacturer) once or two times. 
     
     
     
  9. This will switch the video image to the Laptop/PC display only, the TV only, or the Laptop/Notebook display and the TV simultaneously.

Ensure your PC is set to a resolution/video format that the TV supports.

The following display resolutions/video formats and Refresh rates are supported in PC mode:

Computer formats

  • 640 x 480       60Hz
  • 800 x 600       60Hz
  • 1024 x 768     60Hz
  • 1280 x 768     60Hz
  • 1360 x 768     60Hz
  • 1600 x 1200   60Hz
  • 1920 x 1080   60Hz

Video formats

  • 480i      60Hz
  • 480p     60Hz
  • 576i      50Hz
  • 576p     50Hz
  • 720p     50, 60Hz
  • 1080i    50, 60Hz
  • 1080p   24, 25, 30, 50, 60Hz

To adjust TV settings for best picture and audio:

You can use the smart settings in the TV menu to set your TV to a predefined picture mode that will give you the best picture quality.

Follow these steps to select the settings that suit to your preferences:

  1. Press the button on the remote control to access the home menu.
  2. Use the cursor button to select SETUP and press the 'OK' button to confirm.
  3. Select SMART SETTINGS and press the cursor right.
  4. Press the cursor up/down to select the predefined smart settings according to your preference.
  5. Press the 'OK' button to confirm.
  6. Press the 'BACK' button to exit the menu.

Alternatively, follow these steps to select the settings that suit your preferences:

  1. Press the button on the remote control to access the home menu.
  2. Use the cursor button to select SETUP and press the 'OK' button to confirm.
  3. Press the cursor down to select PICTURE and press the cursor right to access the picture menu.
  4. Press the cursor up/down to access the picture settings.
  5. Press the cursor right to select and the cursor up/down to adjust them according to your preferences.
  6. Press the 'BACK' button to exit the menu.

If the source signal is of High Definition (HD) content and when the TV is used as a monitor for home and office work, it is recommended to set the PC MODE in the TV menu to ON mode for best signal handling.

Note:

  • This TV supports HDMI to DVI (PC output) connection.
  • Picture quality can not be guaranteed due to the differences in PC operating systems and video cards.
  • Select UNSCALE picture format to provides maximum detail for PC or HD content.
  • Make sure the PC graphics card has the latest drivers and the TV has the latest software installed.

 

 

 

 

 

HDMI to HDMI

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DVI to HDMI

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VGA to VGA

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