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What do I need to do to watch 3D content on my 3D Ready Philips TV?

Published on 2016-12-29

The 3D Ready specification means that your TV's hardware is suitable for watching 3D content.

In order to watch 3D content on the 3D Ready TV's (the 8000 LED and 9000 LED series), you need to purchase our upgrade kit (PTA02/00).

The 3D upgrade kit contains the following:

  • two pairs of Active 3D Glasses
  • the 3D transmitter
  • a USB stick with the required Firmware upgrade


The Cinema 21:9 TV from the 2010 range is a 3D TV, which means that you will only need to purchase the Active 3D glasses (PTA03/00).


Another important requirement is that the source signal needs to be provided by a 3D capable device, such as a 3D Blu-ray player or 3D Set-top box. The source needs to be connected to the ‘HDMI ARC’ input on your TV by means of a high-speed HDMI cable.

The information on this page applies to the following models: 58PFL9955H/12 , PTA03/00 .

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