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LN32B640R3F

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How do I set the tv to 120 hz

I have noticed that HD and blu-ray display as 60hz. Is there a setting that forces 120 hz?

Thanks,
asked 5 years, 3 months ago
Anonymous
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There is, If you go into the TV's menu, and under the picture options, you will see the option for the Auto Motion Plus/120Hz. If you set it on High, you will be getting your picture upconverted to 120Hz. Please be aware, the TV will not display that the picture is being upconverted. The info box at the top corner of the TV will always display the actual information of the signal, and not the converted information it self. But as long as the Auto Motion Plus option is on High, you will be seeing a 120Hz picture.
answered 5 years, 3 months ago
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Where are the front panel buttons on my TV?

The owner's maunal shows that there are front panel buttons which are activated by touching them with one's finger. I do not see these "buttons" even when I touch the area on the front panel where they are supposed to be. Is my set defective? If not, how do I make these buttons "reveal" themselves. Please email me back with your response. Thankjs.
asked 5 years, 3 months ago
Anonymous
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The buttons should be along the bottom of the unit, on the right hand side. I do not think they light up on their own.
answered 5 years, 3 months ago
MrSamsung
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When was the Samsung model LN32B640 introduced?

We have seen the model at Best Buy. When I go online to read expert reviews, the model number is not recognized. Can you point me to some expert reviews?
asked 5 years, 2 months ago
Anonymous
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The LN32B640 is a 2009 model that was introduced over the end of spring. The reason you may not see this unit online and in reviews is because it is a Best Buy exclusive. All the internals of the unit are the same as the B650 though, so reviews on the B650 should reflect the B640.

-MrSamsung
answered 5 years, 2 months ago
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firmware ver.1013

Does firmware ver.1013 Apply to LN32B640
asked 5 years, 2 months ago
AirThunder
USA
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Unfortunately, there are no firmware updates for the LN32B640. Any firmware from a different model may not install or even load properly on this model.

-MrSamsung
answered 5 years, 2 months ago
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Does LN32B640 have auto wide feature?

Auto wide as in, when it detects that a signal is meant for 4:3 aspect ratio, it will put the black bars on the side of the screen to compensate automatically, so I don't have to manually do it?
asked 5 years, 1 month ago
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Depending on what connections you have and what devices you have connected to the unit, you may not need to adjust any settings. Example: Using your LN32B640 with a DVR that is connected to the TV via HDMI. If you have your TV on 16:9 and a 4:3 picture is trying to be displayed, you will see the black bars along the sides of the picture. As far as I know, as long as you have the DVR set to 16:9 as well, it will transmit the signal (4:3 signals will have the black bars added) to the TV in 16:9. That goes the same for any device that is connected to your TV, regardless of its cable connection.

-MrSamsung
answered 5 years, 1 month ago
MrSamsung
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Difference from LN32B650?

What are the differences between the LN32B640 and the LN32B650 models? I can't find the 650 locally anywhere, so I wanted to make sure that the differences aren't big enough to sway my decision to buy.
asked 5 years, 1 month ago
Anonymous
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There are actually 4 main differences between the LN32B640 and the LN32B650:

1) The B650 is ToC Red while the B640 is ToC Gray
2) The B650 offers a higher contrast ratio (by 20,000:1)
3) The B650 offers Infolink, which allows you to access internet content via widgets on the TV screen, where as the B640 does not offer this.
4) The B650 offers USB2.0 with movie playback compatibility, while the B640 only offers MP3 and photo playback.

-MrSamsung
answered 5 years ago
MrSamsung
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What issues does the Sept 29 firmware upgrade address?

asked 4 years, 11 months ago
Anonymous
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I'm sorry, but at this time, I do not have any information on any firmware updates for any of the Samsung product line. Please keep checking back on Samsung.com for any further updates on this and all other Samsung products.

-MrSamsung
answered 4 years, 11 months ago
MrSamsung
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How do I get my TV to read video files from a mass storage device?

I have a two gigabyte mass storage device that I downloaded an .avi on to. When I connect it to my brand new, Samsung LN32B640's usb input, the only functions it seemingly supports are photos and music files. Does this mean that my TV is incapable of playing video files from an external memory via usb or does it only support a certain type of video? I suppose I just need to buy an HDMI cable unless you have a solution for me. Thanks for the help!
asked 4 years, 9 months ago
themarsvoltann
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Thanks for the question. Although the B640 in the 40" and larger sizes offer the USB media movie file playback, the LN32B640 only supports mp3 and photo playback from a USB device.

-MrSamsung
answered 4 years, 9 months ago
MrSamsung
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Do my new LCD 640 and LCD P2270HD TV's support HDMI 1.4?

asked 4 years, 7 months ago
Anonymous
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At this time, I do not have any information on future adaptability of the HDMI 1.4 standard. From the info I do have, all of the current generation Samsung products that offer HDMI will be v1.3 only.

-MrSamsung
answered 4 years, 7 months ago
MrSamsung
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What are the best settings for this tv

asked 4 years, 5 months ago
smacko82
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Depends on your preference - my husband is hard of hearing so we adjust the voice for him to clear voice or amplify whichever works best for what we are viewing.

We have also used the color option and changed the color accordingly.

We are using the standard settings for all else.
answered 4 years, 5 months ago
Peterson
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My picture on my xbox 360 went from good to bland using my component cables, any reason why this might have happened

asked 4 years, 5 months ago
Anonymous
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I’m sorry you are having an issue with your device. Although with the information you have provided I do not have a solution for you; I will say that if you make a service request at http://www.samsung.com/us/support/o..., or contact 800-SAMSUNG, the service department should be able to provide you with a live solution.

-MrSamsung
answered 4 years, 5 months ago
MrSamsung
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JPG from USB

When I put in A USB thumb drive the pictures are blown out in the light areas, is there a setting to alleviate this?
asked 4 years, 4 months ago
gwe883
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Although I'm not too sure what you mean by light areas, I do know that if you press the "tools" button on your remote while on the picture, a settings menu should pop up and give you some settings to resize the image on the screen.

-MrSamsung
answered 4 years, 4 months ago
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Can I hook up my TV to a router to use Netflix?

Tv Model # LN32B640R3F Model Code: LN32B640R3FXZA. The Samsung Wireless Lan adapter says that it works with the LCD B640 tv built in 2009-2010, my tv was built in November 2009. There are no instructions in my owners manual on how to set it up in a network.
asked 3 years, 11 months ago
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Currently, the Samsung App Engine will only be available on the 2010 “C” Samsung TVs with Itnernet@TV. This means that all 2009 “B” units and 2010 “C” units that do not offer Internet@TV or Samsung Apps will not be receiving an update to run Samsung Apps and any of the associated applications at this time. To access Samsung Apps on non-Internet@TV units, you can connect a 2010 Samsung Blu-Ray player to your TV. Additionally, the Samsung Linkstick does not offer additional features besides facilitating a network connection to your Samsung Internet ready device.

-MrSamsung
answered 3 years, 11 months ago
MrSamsung
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What are the dimensions and weight of this television set?

asked 1 year, 6 months ago
Kittygirl
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Hi there and thank you for your interest in this TV. The Dimensions of the LN32B640 are (WxDxH):

32.5 x 3.1 x 20.9 (inch) without stand
32.5 x 9.4 x 23 .3 (inch) with stand

And the weight is:

24.3 lbs without stand
31.3 lbs with stand

-MrSamsung
answered 1 year, 6 months ago
MrSamsung
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what are the differences between 32B640 and 32B650

What are the differences between 32B640 and 32B650? I see the DCR is different (80K vs 10K), but other than this, any other things worth to mention? Thanks.
asked 5 years, 3 months ago
Anonymous
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the 650 has pip, and an ethernet input output
answered 5 years, 3 months ago
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lcd heating

I have just purchased the ln32b640 model. It will be located in a "somewhat' enclosed hutch. it willhave about 5 inches on each side, 24 iinches in back but only 1 inch free space at the top.
Do I need to be concerned with overheating?
asked 5 years, 3 months ago
malibu
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That should be adequate ventilation for the LCD. I have my current LCD TV in similar conditions and it has not overheated or had any issues what so ever.
answered 5 years, 3 months ago
MrSamsung
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Does this tv have a headphone jack?

Does it have a headphone jack?
How do you get to "game mode"?
asked 5 years, 3 months ago
32deuce
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Unfortunately no, there are no headphone jacks on the LN32B640. You can, however, connect a RCA red and white to 3.5mm female connector to the rear audio outputs on the TV and connect headphones that way.
answered 5 years, 2 months ago
MrSamsung
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120 hz display

I recently bought an hdmi cable. when i get/use hd programming through the hdmi, my tv says it's displaying at 60 hz NOT 120. I've checked the menu settings for 120 hz and it's setup correctly. Why is my tv displaying 60 hz instead of 120 hz?
asked 5 years, 1 month ago
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That’s a great question. The screen on the Samsung 120Hz/240Hz panels will always display at their respective Hz. Even when the signal is only being transmitted at 60Hz, it will always display at 120Hz/240Hz. Activating the Auto Motion Plus feature will allow for judder reduction and blurring reduction, depending on what settings you activate. This will enhance your 120Hz/240Hz viewing. The reason you are seeing the 60Hz in the info box is because the info box only displays the signal’s actual Hz and screen resolution and not the info of the picture on the screen after the TV processes it. Meaning that the 60Hz you are seeing is the signals actual Hz and not the screen’s Hz. Currently there is no way to display the screen’s Hz in the info box.

-MrSamsung
answered 5 years ago
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Can the LN32B640 be used with the Nvidia 3D vision?

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For the Nvidia 3D vision, you will need a display that accepts a 120Hz signal, and not one that takes a 60Hz signal and upconverts it to 120Hz. That being the case, the LN32B640, or any Samsung TV for that matter, will not accept a 120Hz signal, only upconvert a 60Hz to 120Hz. For a unit that will accept a 120Hz signal, you will want to look at the Samsung 2233RZ computer monitor.

-MrSamsung
answered 5 years ago
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HDMI connection not recognized

I am using a v1.3 HDMI extender (HDMI over CAT6 cable) to the LN32B640. It does not even recognize I have connected a cable. If I plug in any other TV it works fine. I noticed that I can connect a DVD to the TV directly and it will recognize the connection. I also noticed that even if the DVD is not plugged into power the tv knows that the HDMI cable has been plugged in. What's wrong?
asked 5 years ago
Jess1
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I’m sorry you are having an issue with your device. Although with the information you have provided I do not have a solution for you; I will say that if you contact 800-SAMSUNG, the service department should be able to provide you with a live solution.

-MrSamsung
answered 4 years, 11 months ago
MrSamsung
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