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Samsung 40" Class - LED - 1080p - 120Hz - Smart - 3D - HDTV

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Questions & Answers for Samsung 40" Class - LED - 1080p - 120Hz - Smart - 3D - HDTV

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Do you need 3D Blu-ray movies to view movies in 3D ?

3 years, 1 month ago
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Fissionu235
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You can convert 2D to 3D. It is not as good as a 3D movie but it still looks great!
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We get 3D movies in HD direct from our cable provider. 2D movies can be "upsampled" to simulated 3D. Not quite as good as a Blu-Ray
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Although the UN40D6420 will offer a 2D to 3D conversion engine, for true 3D playback, a 3D BD Player would be necessary.

-MrSamsung
3 years, 1 month ago
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What is the difference in the UN40D6400 (6420) and UN40D6500

Is the only difference the 6400 and 6500 only the integrated WIFI? I was not sure if there were any other technical differences between the two models.
3 years, 2 months ago
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Scott
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I returned my 6400 because the Ethernet port died after 2 weeks. I upgraded to 6500 because the integrated WiFi in case the Ethernet port dies in the future. The only other difference is the 6400 has a tray load & the 6500 sucks the DVD in (like a Macintosh PC)
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The 6420 comes with a built in Best Buy app in the "internet quick apps"
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Some of the differences between the D6420 and the D6500 are:

1. The D6500 offers Skype connectivity and comes included with the QWERTY remote control, while the D6420 does not.

2. WiFi is built into the D6500, while the D6420 does not offer built in WiFi.

-MrSamsung
3 years, 2 months ago
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Given this is a 3D capable TV, do you need to a Blue Ray DVD player to view standard 2D movies or can you use a standard DVD player?

3 years, 1 month ago
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Any DVD player can be connected. Make sure that you have the correct cables & connections. This unit supports HDMI, Component, and composite video. Composite video will not give a HD picture.
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You can use any DVD player. TV accepts composite video in and RCA audio in
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Great question! Regardless of the TV's technological profile, just about any device that offers HDMI, RCA, Component and even Optical connections will be compatible with the Samsung TVs. This means 3D and 2D BD players, standard DVD players, video game systems, and even older technology like VCRs will be compatible with the Samsung TVs.

-MrSamsung
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How can you connect this TV to internet?

The product description page says there is no ethernet port, and other answers suggest that you have to pay $70 for an extra dongle that connects by WIFI over USB.
3 years, 1 month ago
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There is an Ethernet port (10/100MB) and it can connect to netflix, Hulu, and Vudu. Facebook & Pandora connections are also available.
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There is an ethernet port and I use it exclusively to connect to my home network. No need for WIFI
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I'm sorry for the confusion; however, the UN40D6420 will in fact offer an ethernet input as well as WiFi connectivity with a Samsung Linkstick (WIS09ABGN).

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model year?

Is this 40 inch Samsung LED TV (UN40D6420UFXZA) a 2010 or 2011 model?

Thanks,

Karla
3 years, 5 months ago
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2011 samsung.com lists the 6400 series with smart tv as new they were released 03/15/2011
3 years, 5 months ago
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The UN40D6420 is a 2011 model TV. You can tell this by the "D" in the model number, which represents the 2011 model year.

-MrSamsung
3 years, 5 months ago
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3D Glasses

Are 3D glasses included in the box with the TV?
3 years, 4 months ago
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http://www.samsungusanews.com/2011/04/samsung-makes-home-3d-experience-more-affordable-than-ever/
3 years, 2 months ago
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From the available information, the UN40D6420 does not come included with 3D Glasses.

-MrSamsung
3 years, 4 months ago
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Are the 3D glasses included?

3 years, 4 months ago
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http://www.samsungusanews.com/2011/04/samsung-makes-home-3d-experience-more-affordable-than-ever/
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From the available information, the UN40D6420 does not come included with 3D Glasses.

-MrSamsung
3 years, 4 months ago
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What are the dimensions (with and without the stand)?

I have a cabinet that I will be using for a new TV and I need certain dimensions to fit into the cabinet.
3 years, 4 months ago
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I had 38 1/2 inches to play with and I believe it measures 36 and change, so a perfect fit. I do not recall the height, but you can get that off the Samsung website. The bezel is tiny so you are getting all screen.
3 years, 3 months ago
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The dimensions of the UN40D6420 are: with the stand- 36.6 x 10.0 x 23.9 and without the stand- 36.6 x 1.2 x 21.5 (inches, WxDxH).

-MrSamsung
3 years, 4 months ago
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where are the speakers

cabinet is 37 inches wide, will this interfere with the sound?
3 years, 4 months ago
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It will not, my built-in is the same width and fits perfectly!
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The speakers on the UN40D6420 are down firing speakers located at the bottom of the TV. These speakers allow for a sleek outer design while preserving audio quality and should still work perfectly while the TV is mounted in a cabinet.

-MrSamsung
3 years, 4 months ago
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Is wifi built in or is a wireless LAN Adapter required on the 40D6420UFXZA 3D smart tv to access the internet?

Is wifi built in or is a wireless LAN Adapter required on the un40d6420ufxza 3d smart tv?
3 years, 4 months ago
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No, it does not have built in wi-fi. You will need the 70 dollar plugin module (usb). I hooked mine up hard wired as I wanted to get the best possible streaming. I do have built in wifi on the Samsung 3D BlueRay player I purchased at the same time. So I am covered either way. that is an option, but you have to use the apps through the blueray then not the TV. It is redundant I admit, but I can always move that blueray player to a non smart TV.
3 years, 3 months ago
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From the available information, the UN40D6420 will be WiFi ready (with the Samsung Linkstick, Sold Separately) but it will not have built-in WiFi.

-MrSamsung
3 years, 4 months ago
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