Samsung Menu – Picture

Samsung MenuPicture Settings on Samsung Smart TVs, menus and available options may vary depending on your Samsung TV model.
This guide is based on the following Samsung model and software version, unless otherwise stated:
Model: UE50HU6905XXE
Software version: T-NT14UDEUC-1034.1, BT-S
Sub-micon Version: T-NT14UDEUS-1107

Press the Menu button on your Samsung remote, the following options are available:
Picture
Sound

Broadcasting
Network
Smart Hub
System
Support


 

Picture

Samsung Menu - PictureThe following picture modes utilise different contrast and brightness settings to provide the best viewing experience for the environment.
When a PC is connected to the TV, Standard and Entertain modes are only available.

Dynamic
If the ambient lighting is too bright and makes the screen blurry, use this mode to make the picture clearer.

Standard
This is the default mode suitable for most environments.

Natural
This mode is useful for reducing eye strain.

Movie
Appropriate for darkened rooms, for watching movies, and when experiencing eye fatigue.
Darkens the screen and reduces glare.

Entertain
Sharpens images for a more dynamic viewing experience.
When a PC is connected to the TV, Entertain mode is available. If Entertain mode is not available, set
Edit Name to DVI PC or PC.

Stadium
Setting Football Mode (System → Football Mode) to On automatically configures Picture Mode
to Stadium for a more realistic viewing experience.
Stadium cannot be selected by the user.


 

Adjusting the Picture Quality for Each Picture Mode

Picture > Backlight, Contrast, Brightness, Sharpness, Colour or Tint (G/R)
Select one of the settings to display its slide bar. Change the adjustment value using ¡, £. Change the
item using < >.
Adjusted values are applied to the current source and picture mode.
The Colour and Tint (G/R) settings cannot be adjusted when the TV is connected to a computer via an HDMI to DVI cable.
Choose a Picture Mode and then adjust the settings.

Backlight
Adjusts the brightness of individual pixels. Decreasing the brightness reduces power consumption.

Contrast
Adjusts the screen contrast.

Brightness
Adjusts the overall brightness.

Sharpness
Sharpens or dulls the edges of objects.

Colour
Adjusts the overall colour saturation.

Tint (G/R)
Adjusts the ratio of green to red. Increase the green value to saturate the greens and the red value to saturate the reds.
Adjusted values are saved by the TV for the current source and picture mode, and remain in effect each time the source and picture mode are selected. Consequently, the TV can have different picture settings for each external source.


 

Applying the Current Picture Settings to Other Input Sources

Picture > Apply Picture Mode
You can apply the picture quality setting that you configured for the TV to all external devices
connected to the TV or to the current source only.
To apply the setting to all external devices connected to the TV, select All Sources. To apply the setting to the current input only, select Current Source.

Fine-Tuning Each Picture Mode (Advanced Settings)
Picture > Advanced Settings
Select Picture > Advanced Settings to fine-tune how images are displayed on the TV screen for each Picture Mode.
Advanced Settings is only available when the Picture Mode is set to Standard or Movie.
When the TV is connected to a computer via an HDMI-DVI cable, only White Balance and Gamma can be adjusted.
Choose a Picture Mode and then adjust the settings.

Dynamic Contrast
Automatically adjusts the screen contrast. Use this option to achieve the optimal contrast setting.

Black Tone
Adjusts the black colour depth.

Flesh Tone
Darkens or lightens skin tones.

RGB Only Mode
Adjusts the red, green, and blue levels individually.

Colour Space
Adjusts the range of colours that can be displayed on screen. Auto automatically adjusts the colour space depending on the input signal. Native applies a range that is wider than the input signal. Custom allows you to adjust the colour space manually.

White Balance
Adjust the colour temperature of the picture to make white objects look white, and the overall picture appear natural.
2 Point: Adjust each of the 3 colour’s luminosity with the offset menu and the brightness with the gain menu. To restore the default values, select Reset.
10 Point: Adjust the white balance by adjusting the brightness of each of the 10 sections of red, green, and blue colours of the input signal. To choose a section, select a desired section in Level
field.
The 10 Point function is only available when the Picture Mode is set to Movie. Some external devices may not support this.

Gamma
Adjusts the primary colour intensity.

Motion Lighting
Availability depends on the specific model and area.
Adjusts the brightness in response to on-screen movements to reduce power consumption.
This feature is only available when the Picture Mode is set to Standard and is not available in 3D mode.
Adjusting the Contrast, Brightness, and other picture quality settings deactivates the feature.


 

Adjusting the Picture for Easier Viewing (Picture Options)

Picture > Picture Options
Select Picture > Picture Options to make additional adjustments for an easier viewing experience.
When the TV is connected to a computer via an HDMI-DVI cable, only Colour Tone can be adjusted.
Choose a Picture Mode and then adjust the settings.

Colour Tone
Adjusts the colour tone. The setting is applied on an individual Picture Mode basis. When a Picture Mode is changed, the corresponding setting will be applied automatically.
If the Picture Mode is set to Dynamic, you will only be able to choose Cool or Standard.

Digital Clean View
Reduces static and ghosting caused by a weak signal. Selecting Auto Visualisation displays the signal strength at the bottom the screen. Green indicates the best possible signal.
Available for analogue channels only.

MPEG Noise Filter
Reduces MPEG noise and improves video quality.

DMI Black Level
Some external devices connected to the TV via an HDMI cable can have issues, such as low black level, low contrast, and dull colours. Use HDMI Black Level to adjust the black level to compensate.
This is only available when the Input Signal, connected to the TV via an HDMI connector, is set to RGB444.

HDMI UHD Color
If an external UHD player is connected to the TV, follow these steps to convert the TV’s HDMI connector to a mode optimised for the UHD 50P/60P signals.
Each HDMI connector can be individually optimised for HDMI UHD Color. However, HDMI UHD Color is available only with a video source featuring the specification of UHD 50P/60P 4:4:4 and 4:2:2.

  1. Turn off the external UHD player, and then disconnect the HDMI cable between the TV and the external device.
  2. Navigate to Picture > Picture Options, and then select HDMI UHD Color. The Settings screen appears.
  3. In the Settings screen, set the UHD player-connected HDMI connector to On. A popup window appears.
  4. Select Yes. The TV automatically turns off and then on again to set the selected HDMI connector to HDMI UHD Color.
    Before selecting Yes from the popup window, make sure that the HDMI cable is not connected to the TV.
    The HDMI UHD Color settings will be completed only when the HDMI cable is not connected to the HDMI connector.
  5. When the settings are complete, a confirmation message will be displayed. Select OK.
  6. Connect the TV to the external UHD player using the HDMI cable, and then turn on the external UHD player.
    After setting the HDMI connector to On, it takes some time to complete the conversion.
    If the HDMI connector with HDMI UHD Color enabled is connected to a device that does not support UHD content, the device may not operate properly. If this is the case, set HDMI UHD Color for the HDMI connector to Off.
    The HDMI connector with HDMI UHD Color set to Off supports up to UHD 50P/60P 4:2:0, while the HDMI connector with HDMI UHD Color set to On supports up to UHD 50P/60P 4:4:4 and 4:2:2. For more information, refer to “Supported Resolutions for UHD”.

Film Mode
Optimises the picture quality for movies. Select this mode for watching movies.
This feature is only available when watching TV or when the input signal is AV, Component (480i, 1080i), or HDMI (1080i).

Motion Plus
Availability depends on the specific model and area.
Removes blurring and judder from scenes with rapid movement. If you select Custom, you can configure Blur Reduction and Judder Reduction manually and set LED Clear Motion on for a
sharper LED image.
The Info screen on your TV displays the resolution and frequency of the incoming signal (60Hz), though not the frequency the TV is generating for the image it is displaying by using Motion Plus function.
If noise occurs on the screen, please set up the Motion Plus to Off.
If LED Clear Motion is On at 60Hz video signal, the screen may flicker.

Reset: Reset the custom settings to the factory defaults.
If you have Motion Plus on, and then bring up the INFO screen, the INFO screen displays the resolution and frequency of the incoming video signal (60Hz). This frequency is not the same as the frequency of
the picture the TV is displaying when Motion Plus is on.

Smart LED
This controls the brightness of individual areas on screen to maximum contrast automatically.
This function is not supported depending on the region or model.


 

Viewing in 3D

Availability depends on the specific model and area. If 3D is turned off, it can be activated on some models through the System Menu.
For more information see: Samsung System Menu
Picture > 3D
The 3D option lets you view 3D media content and broadcasts. You will need to wear Samsung 3D Active Glasses to play 3D content. IR-type Samsung 3D Active Glasses and third-party 3D glasses are not supported.
Read the health and safety information concerning 3D viewing before viewing 3D content. Refer to the “3D Precautions” section for more information.
Whether 3D video is displayed in true HD is usually determined by the quality of the content.

  1. Play 3D content or turn on a channel that’s showing a 3D broadcast.
  2. Put the Samsung 3D glasses on and then select 3D. 3D viewing is enabled.

The ideal viewing distance is three times the height of the screen or more. 3D images may not appear if you do not adhere to the recommended viewing angle or distance.
The 3D feature may not work properly if there is another 3D product or an electronic device running nearby. If there is a problem, keep other electronic devices as far away as possible from the 3D Active Glasses.
The left and right 3D images may initially overlap when the TV is turned on. It takes a moment for the
display to optimise for the overlapping to go away.
There are several restrictions when using 3D TV:
Launching Smart Hub automatically disables 3D mode.
PIP cannot be used.
Certain Picture options are disabled.

Changing the 3D Mode
Availability depends on the specific model and area.
Picture > 3D > 3D Mode

  1. Launch 3D and then select 3D Mode under Picture > 3D.
  2. Choose from the 3D modes that appear on the screen. Supported 3D Mode may vary depending
    on the 3D content.

3D Mode is automatically configured for most 3D content.
The following 3D Mode is available. However, mode availability may vary depending on the 3D content’s format.
The supported resolutions vary for each mode. Refer to the “Supported Resolutions for each 3D Mode” section for more information.
(Off) – Deactivates 3D viewing.
(Normal) – Converts normal images to 3D images. Some formats do not support this mode.
(L/R) – Splits a single image into left and right overlapping images to create the 3D effect.
(T/B) – Splits a single image into top and bottom overlapping images to create the 3D effect.

Adjusting the 3D Effect
Availability depends on the specific model and area.

Picture > 3D – Configure the viewpoint, depth, and other 3D settings for a custom viewing experience.

Adjusting the 3D perspective  Availability depends on the specific model and area.

Select Picture > 3D > 3D Perspective. Use the adjustment bar shown on the screen to adjust the perspective.

Adjusting the 3D Depth – Availability depends on the specific model and area.

Select Picture > 3D > Depth. Use the adjustment bar shown on the screen to adjust the depth. This option cannot be used if 3D mode is set to (L/R) or (T/B).

Reversing the Left/Right 3D Images

Select Picture > 3D > L/R Change. This option is used to reverse the left and right images.

Displaying 3D Content in 2D

Select Picture > 3D > 3D → 2D. This option is used to enable 2D viewing of 3D content.
This function is not available if 3D mode is set to (Normal) or (Off).


 

Picture Support Functions

PIP Broadcast Viewing
Picture > PIP
Use the PIP (“Picture-In-Picture”) function to watch TV in a small window while also watching content from a DVD player, Blu-ray player, computer, or a different external device in the background.
Select Picture > PIP to display the PIP settings window. This settings window contains the following options:

PIP – Activates/deactivates PIP.

Aerial – Select the PIP sub-picture broadcast signal.

Channel – Select the PIP sub-picture channel.

Size – Select the PIP sub-picture size.

Position – Select the PIP sub-picture position.

Sound Select – Select the audio source.


 

Changing the Picture Size and Position

Choosing the Right Screen Size
Picture > Picture Size > Picture Size
Most TV programmes and videos are displayed in full screen, but some programmes and videos are larger or smaller.
Change the screen size for such programmes and videos so that the picture fits the screen better.
Supported screen sizes vary depending on the input signal. Refer to the “Picture Sizes and Input Signals section for more information about supported screen sizes.
The Picture Size option is not available for images in the UHD resolution because the supported screen size is fixed.

Auto Wide – Automatically adjusts the picture size to the 16:9 aspect ratios.

16:9 Picture Size – 16:9 – Set the picture to the 16:9 wide-screen format.

Wide Zoom – Magnifies the picture size more than 4:3. A magnified picture can be moved up and down.

Zoom – Magnifies the 16:9 wide pictures vertically to fit the screen size. A magnified picture can be moved up and down.
Zoom is not available when Picture Size set to Wide Zoom.

4:3 Picture Size – 4:3 – Sets the picture to basic 4:3 mode.

WARNING
Do not leave the TV in 4:3 mode for an extended period. The dark borders displayed on the left and right / top and bottom of the screen may cause image retention.

This phenomenon can appear on LED and PDP TVs. (Screen burn – this phenomenon can appear on PDP TVs.) This is not covered by the warranty.

Screen Fit – Displays the full image without any cutoff.

Smart View 1 – Reduces a 16:9 picture by 50%.

Smart View 2 – Reduces a 16:9 picture by 25%.


 

Adjusting the Screen Position

Picture > Picture Size > Zoom/Position
Adjusts the screen position.
This option is only available with Picture Size set to Wide Zoom, Zoom, or Screen Fit. When the TV is tuned to a digital channel, the screen position cannot be adjusted if the Picture Size is set to Screen Fit.
The Picture Size option is not available for images in the UHD resolution be cause the supported screen size is fixed.
1. To adjust the screen’s position, select Picture > Picture Size > Zoom/Position or Position. A popup window appears.
2. Select Zoom or Position again from the pop-up window.
3. Adjust the screen. Once done, select Zoom or Position and then Close. Select Reset to reset the screen position.


 

Adjusting the 4:3 Screen Size

Picture > Picture Size > 4:3 Screen Size
Available only when picture size is set to Auto Wide. You can determine the desired picture size at the 4:3 WSS (Wide Screen Service) size or the original size. Each European country requires different picture size.
Not available in Component or HDMI mode.


 

Listening to Audio Only with the Screen Turned Off (Picture Off)

Picture > Picture Off 
Turns off the screen and plays audio through the speakers only. To turn the screen back on, press any button other than the TV and VOLUME buttons.


 

Resetting the Picture Mode Settings

Picture > Reset Picture
Use this option to reset the current Picture Mode to its factory settings. This does not affect the settings of other Picture Modes.

 

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