Philips 55PFL5601/F7 manual

Philips 55PFL5601/F7
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6 Troubleshooting Tips

If the Unit does Not Perform Properly when Operated as Instructed in this Manual,
Please check the following Troubleshooting Tips and All Connections Once before calling for Service.
No Power
Make sure that the AC outlet supplies the proper voltage, plug
another electrical appliance into the AC outlet to ensure that
the AC outlet operates normally.
If a Power Failure occurs, Unplug the AC Power Cord for 1
minute to allow the Unit to Reset Itself.
Remote Control Buttons or Remote itself does Not Work.
Re-insert or replace the AAA Batteries with their Polarities (+/–)
as indicated on the Remote Control Battery area.
When there is an Infrared-equipped device near this Unit, it
may interrupt the Remote Control Signal from this Unit.
Make sure that Nothing is Blocking the Unit's Remote Control
Sensor and the Remote Control is Pointed at this Remote
Control Sensor.
Press and Hold any Key on Remote Control toward a Digital or
Cell Phone Camera. The Remote Control is working if you
confirm a Flashing Infrared Light through the Camera. Some
Dual Camera Cell Phones may have an IR Filter in one or both
of the Cell Phone Cameras.
Universal Remote Control does not work properly.
Refer to the User Manual of the Universal Remote Control for
the Philips code.
Power is On but No Screen Image.
Check whether the Connection for the Antenna, Cable or Set-
top Box is Connected Correctly.
Check whether All the Cables to the Unit are connected to the
correct Output Jack on your separate Device like Blu-ray Disc /
DVD Recorder.
Check if your computer is NOT in Sleep Mode when the Input
Mode on this Unit is in PC mode. Tap any Key on the Computer
Keyboard to Wake it up.
Check if the correct Input Mode is selected by pressing
No Color
Adjust Color in Picture settings. p. 
Picture Poor, Sound OK
Electrical Interference from nearby appliances may affect
Picture Quality.
Adjust Contrast and Brightness in Picture Settings. p. 
For the Best Picture Quality, watch “High Definition” wide
screen Programs. If the HD content is Not available, watch
“Standard Definition” Programs instead.
You see Noise or Trash on the Screen.
When the capabilities on the Unit exceed the capabilities of the Digital
Broadcasting, the signal will be increased to match the capabilities of
the Display on the Unit. This may cause Noise or Trash.
Unusual picture appears and the TV does Not Operate.
Press the Power button first. If it does not solve, follow the
procedure below.
Press the buttons on the Remote Control in the order shown below.
Unplug the AC Power Cord, then wait for 1 minute, and then
plug it in again.
Picture & Sound
No Picture or Sound
View other TV channels. The problem might be limited to the
Broadcasting Station or Weak Signal Strength.
Unplug the AC Power Cord and wait for about 1 minute, then
Plug the AC Power Cord and turn On the Unit again.
Autoprogram must be completed when you Set Up the Unit for
the First time or Move it to a location where previously
unavailable channels are broadcast.
The selected Channel cannot be viewed by the Child and
Ratings Lock Setting. p. 
The Unit requires some kind of Input Signal. A Digital Indoor
Antenna (VHF / UHF), a Digital External Antenna (VHF / UHF)
or an RF coaxial cable from your Wall or Set-top Box signal
(HDMI, Component+Audio or Composite [Video+Audio]) needs
to be connected to the Unit.
If there are issues with picture/color and/or sound when
connecting an external device using the HDMI port, please try
switching the HDMI mode. (Refer to HDMI mode p. )
Adjusted Picture or Sound settings are not effective every time
the Unit is turned On.
You must set to Home in Location. p.  (Otherwise, the
Settings you adjusted will not be memorized after the Unit goes
into Standby Mode.)
You see a Distorted Picture or Hear an Unusual Sound.
You may be getting NTSC (Analog) TV signal (not HDTV signal)
interference from electrical appliances, automobiles,
motorcycles or fluorescent lights.
Try moving the Unit to another Location to see if this is the
Cause of the Problem.
No Sound, Distorted Sound or Incorrect Audio Sound is heard
when using the HDMI-DVI connections.
Make sure that the Analog Audio signals from the HDMI-DVI
device are connected to the Analog Audio Input L/R jacks.
Sound Poor, Picture OK
Check if the Audio Cable is connected into the Unit correctly.
You Switch to a Different Input and the Volume Changes.
This Unit will Memorize the Volume Level from the last time you
adjusted it.
If the Volume of the Sound from another Device is Higher or
Lower, then the Loudness will Change.
Child and Rating Lock
Forgotten PIN code.
Enter “07 1 1” to clear your password.
You Switch to a different Input and the Screen Size changes.
This Unit will Memorize the Viewing Mode from the last time
you used those Particular Input Modes.
The Display image does not cover the Entire Screen.
If you are using the unit as a PC monitor, make sure that
Horizontal position and Vertical position in PC settings are set
If you are watching TV or using the Composite Video,
Component Video or HDMI with 480i Input, press
Repeatedly to Switch to various Screen Modes.
Closed Captions
Closed Captions are displayed as a white box. No Closed
Captions are displayed in the Closed Captions-Supported
Interference from buildings or weather conditions may cause
Closed Captions to be incomplete if watching Analog TV
Broadcasting Station may shorten the program to insert
The Closed Captions Decoder cannot read the information of
a shortened program.
Closed Captions that are delayed a few seconds behind the
actual dialog are common for Live broadcasts. Most
captioning production companies can display a dialog to
maximum of 220 words per minute. If a dialog exceeds that
rate, selective editing is used to insure that the Closed
Captions remain up-to date with the current TV screen dialog.
Black Box is displayed on the TV Screen.
The Text mode is selected. For Closed Captions, select CC-1,
CC-2, CC-3 or CC-4.
Cannot connect to the Network.
Check if the Ethernet Cable connection is properly made. Turn
On the Broadband Router and/or Modem.
Check the Network Settings.
Check if the Broadband Router and/or Modem is correctly
The LCD screen is manufactured to provide many years of
useful life. Occasionally a few non active pixels may appear
as a fixed point of blue, green or red.
This is Not to be considered a Defect in the LCD screen.
Some Functions are not available in Specific Modes, but this
is Not a Malfunction. Read the Description in this Manual for
more Details on Correct Operations.
For additional troubleshooting, refer to the Frequently Asked
Questions or FAQs on
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Kat • 21-1-2022 No comments

I heard a pop and my TV shut off. It won't turn back on. I tried a hard reset and nothing. Is it worth trying to fix or just buy a new one and not waste my time.

I heard a pop and my TV shut off. It won't turn back on. I tried a hard reset and nothing. Is it worth trying to fix or just ...
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Larraine Powell • 20-12-2021 No comments

The tv screen is flicking. What should I do?

The tv screen is flicking. What should I do?
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Scott • 22-12-2016 2 comments

How do you add apps instead of the Pre installed ones. Trying to install Hulu

George Paul Michael • 11-2-2021

How do I install other apps that are not on the TV

Becky Langford • 4-2-2022

Can’t install Hulu

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Violet Franklin • 18-5-2017 1 comment

How do you download other apps, like hulu or amazon prime?

Al Stone • 28-11-2021

How do I install Amazon prime app?

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Matthew • 25-11-2016 No comments

I just purchased this tv, and I guess I was not ready for a smart tv!! How do I connect too the Internet or get more apps on it?

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Mike • 4-12-2020 No comments

How do I add apps

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Patel • 12-2-2021 1 comment

How to change sources resolution

Motasem Abuseini • 11-9-2021

How to change source resolution

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James • 28-11-2016 1 comment

55PFL5601/F7 how do you set the timer on this model

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Tommy Jett • 2-2-2021 No comments

My tv keeps shutting o & restarting by its self about ever 10-15 message pops up saying treating data how do I get it to stop this my tv is a Philips smart TV and a model number is 50 pfl 5064/ fa7

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Esther • 1-12-2016 No comments

Is there a shortcut for the sleep timer?

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Philips 55PFL5601/F7 specifications

Below you will find the product specifications and the manual specifications of the Philips 55PFL5601/F7.

With 8.2 million pixels, be mesmerized by the 4K experience. The spectacular 3840 x 2160 resolution delivers your conten...
Vibrant detail from practically any position with consistent color and image clarity maintained across an ultra-wide 178...
Vibrant detail from practically any position with consistent color and image clarity maintained across an ultra-wide 178...
With 8.2 million pixels, be mesmerized by the 4K experience. The spectacular 3840 x 2160 resolution delivers your conten...
The display is equipped with standard VESA mounting for showcasing on a wall or swivel arm.
No need to buy external speakers for great audio.  With integrated speakers this display is ready to go once you’re conn...
Convenience in the palm of your hand with a remote control that makes controlling your display easier than ever.
Easily connect with the convenient DVI port for stunning HD visuals through a high quality and reliable digital connecti...
Brand Philips
Model 55PFL5601/F7 | 55PFL5601/F7
Product Television
EAN 609585249974, 0609585249974
Language English
Filetype Usermanual (PDF)
Display diagonal 55 "
Display resolution 3840 x 2160 pixels
Response time 16 ms
Supported video modes 480i,480p,720p,1080i,1080p,2160p
Display diagonal (metric) 139.7 cm
Contrast ratio (typical) 1200:1
Viewing angle, horizontal 178 °
Viewing angle, vertical 178 °
HD type 4K Ultra HD
Motion interpolation technology PMR (Perfect Motion Rate) 120 Hz
Display technology LED
Supported graphics resolutions 640 x 480 (VGA),720 x 480,800 x 600 (SVGA),1024 x 768 (XGA),1280 x 768 (WXGA),1360 x 768 (WXGA),1400 x 1080,1400 x 900,1440 x 1050,1680 x 1050 (WSXGA+),1920 x 1080 (HD 1080),3840 x 2160,4096 x 2160
Screen format adjustments 4:3,14:9,16:9
Display brightness - cd/m²
Screen shape Flat
Native refresh rate 60 Hz
Native aspect ratio 16:9
RMS rated power 20 W
Equalizer bands quantity 5
Number of speakers 2
Power consumption (standby) 0.5 W
AC input voltage 120 V
AC input frequency 60 Hz
Power consumption (typical) 155 W
Panel mounting interface 300 x 300 mm
VESA mounting
Product colour Black
On/off switch -
Other features
Built-in speaker(s)
IR pass-through
Bundled software Netflix, Pandora, Vudu, YouTube, Hotlist, Samba, Xumo
Noise reduction
Child lock
Parental control
Audio formats supported AAC,MP3,WAV
Image formats supported JPG
Video formats supported ASP,H.264,H.265,MPEG1,MPEG2,MPEG4
Teletext function -
Picture processing technology Philips Pixel Plus UltraHD
Management features
Sleep timer
On Screen Display (OSD)
Packaging data
Remote control included
Package width 1414.78 mm
Package depth 190.5 mm
Package height 843.28 mm
Package weight 21900 g
Desktop stand
Quick start guide
Cables included AC
Ports & interfaces
RF ports quantity 1
RF connector type F
Audio (L/R) in 1
Component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in 1
Digital audio optical out 1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports 1
Headphone outputs 1
PC in (D-Sub)
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity 1
USB 2.0 ports quantity 1
HDMI ports quantity 3
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC) EasyLink
DVI port
DVI-D ports quantity 0
USB 3.2 Gen 1 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity 0
Common interface (CI)
Common interface Plus (CI+)
S-Video inputs quantity 0
TV tuner
Tuner type Analog & digital
Analog signal format system NTSC
Digital signal format system ATSC
Supported TV bands UHF,VHF
Wi-Fi standards Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac)
Ethernet LAN
Operational conditions
Operating temperature (T-T) 0 - 40 °C
Weight & dimensions
Width (without stand) 1254.76 mm
Width (with stand) 1254.76 mm
Height (without stand) 741.68 mm
Depth (without stand) 116.84 mm
Height (with stand) 784.86 mm
Depth (with stand) 271.78 mm
Weight (without stand) 15000 g
Weight (with stand) 17200 g
Smart TV
Smart TV
Internet TV
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