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    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 , 49PUS6162/12 , 55PUS6162/12 , 49PUS6262/12 , 24PHT4032/05 , 39PHT4112/05 , 32PFT4132/05 , 32PHT4132/05 , 24PFT5231/05 , 55POS901F/12 , 22PFT4031/05 , 49PFT4131/05 , 43PFT4131/05 , 32PHT4131/05 , 24PHT4031/05 , 65PUS7601/12 , 32PHH4101/88 , 40PFS5501/12 , 32PFS5501/12 , 65PUS6521/12 , 43PUS6401/12 , 49PUS6401/12 , 43PUS6501/12 , 55PUS7181/12 , 55PUS6401/12 , 49PUS7181/12 , 49PUS6551/12 , 49PUS6561/12 , 32PFS6401/12 , 55PUS7101/12 , 55PUS6561/12 , 55PUS6551/12 , 49PUS7101/12 , 43PUT4900/12 , 55PUT4900/12 , 49PUT4900/12 , 55PUS8601/12 , 32PFT6500/12 , 32PFT5500/12 , 48PFT5500/12 , 40PFT6510/12 , 55PUT6400/12 , 50PUT6400/12 , 50PFT6550/12 , 50PFT6510/12 , 40PUT6400/12 , 40PFH4100/88 , 48PFH4100/88 , 32PHH4100/88 , 22PFH4000/88 , 24PHH4000/88 , 24PHH5210/88 . Click here to show more product numbers Click here to show less product numbers

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