Frequently Asked Questions
Outdoor rated TVs are engineered to be used in potentially wet environments, both in warm and cold weather. There are precautions taken when designing and manufacturing outdoor TVs to keep the user safe from electrical shock. Aside from not warrantying indoor TVs for outdoor usage, safety is of major concern.
You should always keep any outdoor TV away from open ﬁres and ﬂames. If placing over a ﬁreplace, a mantle is required to shield the outdoor TV from the heat source as that can greatly reduce the lifespan of the unit.
The TVs are IP54 rated, which states that the TV is rainproof. Always remember to never install an electrical device within 5 feet of a water source.
The TVs are engineered to be used in wet environments. The TVs will survive rain and splashing water. The TVs are not meant to be power washed as it will not be able to sustain the physical force to the LCD screen.
The TVs are able to be installed in a salt air environment due to their finish. Periodic screen cleaning would be recommended to prevent mineral deposits from building up on the surface of the screen.
The TVs come with a limited 1-year parts and labor warranty.
Partial Sun Series: Outdoor rated tilt wall mount, outdoor rated smart TV remote control, Magic Remote™, IR repeater for control of 3rd party devices, and literature for proper use, warranty, and service information.
Shade Series: Outdoor rated tilt wall mount, outdoor rated learning remote control, IR repeater for control of 3rd party devices, and literature for proper use, warranty, and service information.
Yes, the mount included with the Neptune™ Outdoor TV uses a special painting process that uses a zinc-based primer and durable powder coating process to help prevent rust. The hardware that is included is stainless steel or Geomet® coated (used in the auto industry) to prevent corrosion. You should always use an outdoor rated wall mount when installing TVs outdoors.
55" and 65" Models: 300mm x 200mm
75" Models: 400mm x 200mm
There are various dust covers that can be purchased from 3rd party vendors that are available online, most notably on Amazon.
There are three HDMI 2.0 ports on the TV.
There are two Audio Outputs; 1 analog 3.5mm stereo jack and 1 digital TOSLink jack.
Digital: Verify that the audio outputting from the TV is able to decode the digital audio signal. The TV will output the RAW digital signal leaving the 3rd party audio device to decode it. Or you can force a PCM signal which will deliver stereo digital audio.
Analog: Verify that the audio level on the TV is turned up to 85%. Note that the analog output is variable.
Audio Output Settings: Verify that the audio output settings in the Sound Out Menu on the TV are set to output via the connection method being used.
Partial Sun Series: The TV can be controlled via the supplied outdoor rated smart TV remote or the Magic Remote™. Note: The Magic Remote is not outdoor rated and should not be left outside when the TV is not in use to avoid damage. For voice activation for the Magic Remote, the TV is required to be connected to a network.
Shade Series: The TV can be controlled via IR with the supplied learning remote control. It can also be integrated into a control system that supports IR or RS232.
Partial Sun Series: Enter the Picture Settings Menu and Navigate to Additional Settings. Select HDMI Ultra HD Deep Color. Enable HDMI Ultra HD Deep Color for the HDMI source that is connected to the HDR content. HDMI sources that are not connected will be greyed out.
Shade Series: The Shade Series allows for support of HDR. Found on the main picture settings page, navigate down arrow to HDR and select Low / Middle / High.
The IR Repeater functions in delivering IR commands via the included Repeater cable to source devices that are not within line of site of the remote control. The ﬂasher is to be placed no further than 6" to the device that it is meant to control.
Partial Sun Series: Yes, allows for up to 30 characters.
Shade Series: Yes, allows up to 10 characters.
The LED indicators show red when the TV is off and green when the TV is on.
The TV is manufactured in South Korea.
The RS232 port is used by professional installers when integrating into 3rd party control systems. The active pins are 2 (RX), 3 (TX) and 5 (GD). (The COM port settings are 38400, 8, none, 1)
The supplied remote control comes preprogrammed with the both the Neptune™ Shade Series Outdoor TV codes; the additional AUX buttons are there to learn up to 2 more devices in the event that there are 3rd party devices that are IR controllable (Ex: ROKU, APPLETV, etc.).
No, the supplied remote does not support RF control.
For voice control to be active, the TV must be connected to the internet. Once an internet connection is established, press the microphone button on the Magic Remote™ and speak clearly into the remote.