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8600 series 4K Quantum Dot LED TV powered by Android TV

139 cm (55"), 4K Ultra-HD LED TV, Quad Core, 16 GB & expandable, DVB T/C/T2/T2-HD/S/S2 55PUS8602/05

Frequently Asked Questions

How to change the picture format of Philips TV?

Situation

When viewing content on the TV, the picture format is incorrect.

Checklist

• The picture format is not already pre-set in the source material (for example on an external device, or broadcasts on HD channels with black bars included)

Answer

To change the picture format on the TV:

1. Press the “Format” button

Press the [Format] button on the remote control

Or

Press the [Settings] button on the remote control and select [Picture format]

Note: The picture format function is not available when viewing USB content or using Smart TV. If the picture format is changed from these sources, the TV will automatically switch to a TV channel.

2. Select a picture format

Select one of the following formats (not all of them are available on every TV):

• [Auto fill] / [Fill screen]

Automatically enlarges the picture to fill the screen. Picture distortion is minimal, subtitles remain visible. Not suitable for PC input. Some extreme picture formats can still show black bars

• [Fit to screen]

Automatically zooms in the picture to fill the screen without distortion. Black bars may be visible. Not suitable for PC input.

• [Zoom]

Allows to manually zoom the picture in or out. Black bars may be visible.

• [Auto zoom]

Automatically zooms in the picture to fill the screen as much as possible without distortion. Black bars may be visible. Not suitable for PC input

• [Super zoom]

Removes the black bars on the side of 4:3 broadcasts. The picture is adjusted to fit the screen.

• [Stretch]

Allows to manually stretch or squeeze the picture regarding both height and width. Black bars (horizontal and / or vertical) may be visible.

• [Shift]

Allows to manually move the whole picture through the screen. Shifting is only possible when the picture is zoomed in.

• [Movie expand 16:9]

Scales the picture to a 16:9 format.

• [Wide screen]

Stretches the picture to a 16:9 format.

• [Unscaled] / [Original]

Expert mode for HD or PC input. Pixel for pixel display. Black bars may appear with pictures from a computer.

Additional step for Set-top box users

When using the TV in combination with a set-top box, the box itself can also have picture format settings. Check the different picture format settings on the set-top box to see if the correct format appears.

The information on this page applies to the following models: 55PUS8602/05 , 49PUS7502/05 , 65PUS7502/05 , 55PUS7502/05 , 55POS9002/05 , 32PHT4032/05 , 55PUS6272/05 , 50PUS6272/05 , 43PFT4112/05 , 65PUS6262/05 , 55PUS6262/05 , 50PUS6262/05 , 43PUS6262/05 , 43PFT4132/05 , 22PFT4022/05 , 32PHT4112/05 , 43PUS6162/05 , 65PUS6162/05 , 55PUS6162/05 , 50PUS6162/05 , 24PHT4022/05 , 43HFL3011T/12 , 40HFL3011W/12 , 32HFL3011W/12 , 24PHT4032/05 , 39PHT4112/05 , 32PFT4132/05 , 32PHT4132/05 , 24PFT5231/05 , 55POS901F/12 , 22PFT4031/05 , 49PFT4131/05 , 32PHT4131/05 , 24PHT4031/05 , 40HFL5010L/12 , 65PUS7601/12 , 24HFL3011T/12 , 40HFL3011T/12 , 32HFL3011T/12 , 32HFL5011T/12 , 65HFL7011T/12 , 55HFL7011T/12 , 55HFL5011T/12 , 49HFL7011T/12 , 49HFL5011T/12 , 43HFL5011T/12 , 40HFL5011T/12 , 65PUS6521/12 , 43PUS6401/12 , 49PUS6401/12 , 49PUS7181/12 , 55PUS7181/12 , 55PUS6401/12 , 49PUS6551/12 , 49PUS6561/12 , 32PFS6401/12 , 55PUS7101/12 , 55PUS6561/12 , 55PUS6551/12 , 49PUS7101/12 , 19HFL4010W/12 , 43PUT4900/12 , 55PUT4900/12 , 49PUT4900/12 , 55PUS8601/12 , 50PUT6400/12 , 55PUT6400/12 , 40PUT6400/12 , 28HFL5010T/12 , 55HFL5010T/12 , 48HFL5010T/12 , 40HFL5010T/12 , 32HFL5010T/12 , 40PFH4100/88 , 48PFH4100/88 , 32PHH4100/88 , 22PFH4000/88 , 24PHH4000/88 , 24PHH5210/88 . more less

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