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Samsung le40 m87bdx pip mode

Can not set up picture in picture mode on tv have followed manual instructions but still says not available yet spec says it has this , help please

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  • 1Nouri Mar 15, 2008

    can not set up picture in picture mode on tv have followed manual instructions but still says not available yet spec says it has this , help please

  • Anonymous Jun 10, 2008

    Same here, followed manual and tried everything. Can't get PIP activated. Help!

  • dawsandr Apr 15, 2009

    Samsung LE46A686M1FXXU. Should have PIP, cannot activate it. Shows up in grey on the menu and cannot be accessed?

    Can anyone help?

  • dawsandr Apr 15, 2009

    Samsung LE46A686M1FXXU. Should have PIP.

    Shows up in grey on the menu, but cannot activated.

    Can anyone help?

  • Anonymous Apr 28, 2009

    I have the same problem but PIP works when you're playing a game, a dvd, or other video source



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SOURCE: My JVC PIP Won't work, pls help!

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SOURCE: No picture in picture regardless of any way I wire the tv HELP

Thank you for providing the exact brand and model number of your product.

What it is: PIP lets you watch a second program in a little window. More-elaborate versions can resize the window, move it around the screen, create still or multiple still images, or simply divide the screen into two same-size pictures, often called "picture-outside-picture" (POP).

What it isn't: PIP has a dirty little secret, though: If you use an external tuner such as a cable box or a satellite receiver, you can watch only one program at once. If some of your channels are unscrambled, you can watch those on the second window, and you can usually watch other sources such as VHS or DVD on it, as well. But even with two-tuner PIP, a single cable/satellite box will prevent you from watching two live scrambled channels simultaneously unless the box itself has two-tuner PIP.

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Go to menu, find Plug & Play option, start it, and when asked, select Home Mode, than Enter and than just Exit.
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How do I do picture in picture


Click here to know about PIP in Samsung TV.
a). Press MENU key ( 20130724181903971_281z433j.jpg ) from TV remote.


b). Select Picture option and press ENTER key ( 20130724182110969_vyofsac0.jpg ) from TV remote.


c). Select PIP option and press ENTER key ( 20130724182110969_vyofsac0.jpg) from TV remote control.

20130724182409386_3o5go25e.jpg STEP 2. TURNING ON PIP SETTINGS

d). PIP window will open on TV screen. Select PIP and press ENTER key ( 20130724182948520_6zvcucfc.jpg ) from TV remote control.


e). Select On option and press ENTER key ( 20130724183213111_ln8iy22v.jpg ) from TV remote control.


f). Enjoy watching PIP screen.


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PIP function does not work, the settings is greyed out also! I have a wii, PS3 and freesat :)

Hi nikkicollier,
PiP for your TV works between two different sources. This means between a component source and an HDMI source or between an HDMI source and another HDMI source. PiP also works with a PC connection, e.g. when using the TV as a computer display. PiP does not work between two component sources. The setting will be grayed out when you don't have a configuration that is supported, as the Samsung TV's are usually able to automatically detect which sources are plugged in and available.

I'm not exactly sure what sort of configuration you want your PiP to work in, but try one of the following configurations.
  • TV Cable (through VCR or other via Component input) with Satellite in PiP (via HDMI input)
  • PS3 (via HDMI Input) with Satellite in PiP (via Component Input)
  • Wii via HDMI Input) with PS3 in PiP (via HDMI Input)
You can usually find an HDMI cable for much cheaper at an electronics supplies shop, Radio Shack, or on eBay or Gumtree.
To change your PiP settings:
  1. Press the MENU button on the remote control. Select Picture and press Enter.
  2. Select PIP and press Enter.
  3. Press the enter button again, and press up or down to change the setting to On and press enter again.
    If PIP is activated the screen will display in widescreen (16:9 aspect ratio.)
  4. Press the up or down buttons to select the Source then press the Enter button.
    Select the source of the sub-picture by pressing the up and down arrows and then pressing the Enter button.
    Note: The sub-picture can serve different source selections based on the what the main source is set to.
    You may notice that the picture in the PIP window becomes slightly unnatural when you use the main screen to view a game or karaoke.
You can download the full PDF manual for your TV here (large download at 26MB.) Much of the PIP information can be found on pages 13 and 14.
Good luck, I hope that helps.

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How do I hook up PIP on my Samsung 60 inh Series 6 LED TV. Pictures and instructions please. Thank You!

The manual is here... The PIP instructions are on page 20.

The PIP will function using one source (thru Component, HDMI, etc.) and another being the TV tuner. THE PIP by default is thru the TV Tuner.

Good luck!

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How can I get hold of a user manual for the samung LE40 R88BD lcd television?

here yeah go

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PIP on old panasonic tv only shows the channel you are watching

Determine your exact model - there should be a sticker on the back.
Similar to: CT32HX40B, CT32HC43G, CT32S20U, etc, etc.

Go to below link and download the appropriate PDF for your model.
(Tip: Set page to " Show All Rows" for ease of use.

Depending on your source input (Cable, Antenna, both) - the PIP instructions will vary.

Note: The PIP is not all it is cracked up to be anyway, so you may be wasting your time, also if you get the PIP in a stuck mode... See the link to fix it:

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I have a T5054 TV and the picture has zoomed in and is way too big, however in the picture settings menu the zoom option is not highlighted in Component mode.

There could be a problem, but verify the settings as listed in the owner's manual as follows:

1 Press the MENU button to display the menu.
Press the ▲ or ▼ button to select Picture, then press the ENTER button.
2 Press the ▲ or ▼ button to select Size, then press the ENTER button.
3 Press the ▲ or ▼ button to select the screen format you want.
Press the ENTER button.
Press the EXIT button to exit.
16:9 : Sets the picture to 16:9 wide mode.
Zoom1 : Magnifies the size of the picture on the screen.
Zoom2 : Expands the Zoom1 format picture.
Wide Fit : Enlarges the aspect ratio of the picture to fit the entire screen.
4:3 : Sets the picture to 4:3 normal mode.
Just Scan : Use this function to see the full image without any cutoff when DTV
or HDMI 720p/1080i signals are input.
Press the P.SIZE button on the remote control to change the picture size.

And realize the restrictions as listed:

• In TV, VIDEO, S-VIDEO, and COMPONENT(480i, 480p) modes, all screen
modes can be selected. (16:9 ➞ Zoom1 ➞ Zoom2 ➞ 4:3)
• In COMPONENT(720p, 1080i) or HDMI(720p, 1080i) mode, 16:9, 4:3 and
Wide Fit can be selected.
• In Zoom1, Zoom2 and Wide Fit modes, you can move the picture on the
screen by pressing the ▲ or ▼ button.
•You can not change the picture size when PIP is set to Double.
•When Double ( , ) mode has been set in PIP, the Picture Size cannot
be set.
•Wide Fit can be used when watching a Digital HD (High Definition) signal.
Wide Fit sets the optimum picture format by expanding it both horizontally and
vertically. For example, you can reset the picture in 4:3 format to 16:9. Wide Fit
does not support all external devices (DVD, VCR etc.).

Keep us posted.

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Picture in Picture

cuse it only avb on these with seprate source ok llike dvd in one pip other tv ok not tv tv ok thx for using fix ya thx nick

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Blurred picture

try the focus adjustment knob on the back of the flyback transformer....if that does not work...order a focus block

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Picture in picture

i am not familiar with this model, but on most sets you will have a button on the remote to activate pip, when active you should be able to adjust channels on the small display with the remote and cycle through inputs. depending on the tv you will either have 2 inputs for your cable/sat/tv feed, or will have 1 with a dual tuner.
check the connections in the back for a second cable input, or hook up a dvd/vcr/game console/etc to test the pip.
start dvd or tape playing, press pip button to display the mini-screen, then use the tv/vcr or input button to cycle through the modes and see if one pops up. most tvs that have pip will also have a swap button on the remote, it may be labeled with text, or it may just look like one screen overlaying another, press that one to swap between displays.

hope this helps,

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Samsung say;
The feature only works on the AV/PC channels and not on a single tuner (digital or analogue) and only if your AV source (Sky Box/Freeview/Dvd ect.) is connected to the TV by way of the RGB or HDMI connections.
Good Luck

Nov 06, 2007 | Televison & Video

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