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: Please read this operation manual before starting operating the equipment.
: Veuillez lire ce mode d'emploi avant de commencer à utiliser l'appareil.
IMPORTANTE : Lea este manual de operación antes de comenzar a operar el equipo.


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  • Page 1 LC-42D65U LC-46D65U LC-52D65U LIQUID CRYSTAL TELEVISION TÉLÉVISEUR ACL TELEVISOR CON PANTALLA DE CRISTAL LÍQUIDO OPERATION MANUAL MODE D'EMPLOI MANUAL DE OPERACIÓN IMPORTANT : Please read this operation manual before starting operating the equipment. IMPORTANT : Veuillez lire ce mode d'emploi avant de commencer à utiliser l'appareil. IMPORTANTE : Lea este manual de operación antes de comenzar a operar el equipo.
  • Page 3: Important Information

    LIQUID CRYSTAL TELEVISION IMPORTANT: To aid reporting in case of loss or theft, please record the TV's model and serial numbers in the space provided. The numbers are located at the rear of the TV. IMPORTANT INFORMATION WARNING: TO REDUCE THE RISK OF FIRE OR ELECTRIC SHOCK, DO NOT EXPOSE THIS PRODUCT TO RAIN OR MOISTURE.
  • Page 4: Trademarks

    DECLARATION OF CONFORMITY: SHARP LIQUID CRYSTAL TELEVISION, MODEL LC-42D65U/LC-46D65U/LC-52D65U This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions: (1) This device may not cause harmful interference, and (2) this device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation.
  • Page 5: Dear Sharp Customer

    DEAR SHARP CUSTOMER Thank you for your purchase of the Sharp Liquid Crystal Television. To ensure safety and many years of trouble-free operation of your product, please read the Important Safety Instructions carefully before using this product. IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS Electricity is used to perform many useful functions, but it can also cause personal injuries and property damage if improperly handled.
  • Page 6 IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS • Outdoor Antenna Grounding — If an outside antenna is connected to the television equipment, be sure the antenna system is grounded so as to provide some protection against voltage surges and built-up static charges. Article 810 of the National Electrical Code, ANSI/NFPA 70, provides information with regard to proper grounding of the mast and supporting structure, grounding of the lead-in wire to an antenna discharge unit, size of grounding conductors,...
  • Page 7 IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS CHILD SAFETY: It Makes A Difference How and Where You Use Your Flat Panel Display Congratulations on your purchase! As you enjoy your new product, please keep these safety tips in mind: TUNE INTO SAFETY • One size does NOT fi t all. Follow the manufacturer’s recommendations for the safe installation and use of your fl...
  • Page 8: Supplied Accessories

    6100 Blue Lagoon Drive, Suite 150, Miami, Florida 33126, U.S.A. • To avoid scratching the frame or screen, please use a soft, lint free cloth for cleaning. Approved cleaning cloths are available directly from Sharp in single (00Z-LCD-CLOTH) or triple (00Z-LCD-CLOTH-3) packs. Call 1-800-BE-SHARP for ordering, or VISIT
  • Page 9: Quick Installation Tips

  • Page 10: Preparation

    Preparation Antennas To enjoy a clearer picture, use an outdoor antenna. The following is a brief explanation of the types of connections that are used for a coaxial cable. If your outdoor antenna uses a 75-ohm coaxial cable with an F-type connector, plug it into the antenna terminal at the rear of the TV set.
  • Page 11: Table Of Contents

    Contents IMPORTANT INFORMATION ...1 Trademarks ...2 DEAR SHARP CUSTOMER ...3 IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS ...3 Supplied Accessories...6 QUICK REFERENCE ...6 Attaching the Stand ...6 QUICK INSTALLATION TIPS ...7 Using the Remote Control Unit ...7 Preparation ...8 Antennas ...8 Installing Batteries in the Remote Control Unit ...8 Contents ...9...
  • Page 12: Part Names

    Part Names TV (Front) * OPC: Optical Picture Control TV (Rear/Side) POWER button MENU button INPUT button Channel buttons Volume buttons (VOL / ) INPUT 5 terminal (HDMI) INPUT 3 terminals SERVICE terminal *1 See pages 12 and 13 for external equipment connection. *2 See page 20 for button operations.
  • Page 13: Remote Control Unit

    Part Names Remote Control Unit • When using the remote control unit, point it at the TV. TV POWER: Switch the TV power on or enters standby. (See page 14.) DISPLAY: Display the channel information. SOURCE POWER: Turns the power of the external equipment on and off.
  • Page 14: Connecting To External Equipment

    Connecting to External Equipment You can connect many types of external equipment to your TV like a Blu-ray disc player, DVD player, VCR, Digital TV tuner, HDMI equipment, game console or camcorder. To view external source images, select the input source from INPUT on the remote control unit or on the TV.
  • Page 15: Using Digital Audio Output

    Connecting to External Equipment Using Digital Audio Output It is possible to output audio through the DIGITAL AUDIO OUTPUT terminal. (See page 30 for details.) PCM audio outputs from the terminal. To optical digital input of external audio devices • Depending on the connected equipment, audio will not output from the DIGITAL AUDIO OUTPUT terminal in HDMI connection.
  • Page 16: Watching Tv

    Watching TV Turning On/Off the Power POWER TV POWER (On/Standby) Initial Setup When you turn on the TV for the fi rst time, it will automatically memorize the broadcasting channels available in the region where you live. Perform the following steps before you press TV POWER on the remote control unit.
  • Page 17: Direct Button Operation

    Direct Button Operation Changing Channels You can change channels by pressing CH • (DOT). Examples: To select a 1 or 2-digit channel number (e. g., Channel 5): Press 5 ENT. To select a 3-digit channel number (e. g., Channel 115): Press 1 ENT.
  • Page 18: Av Mode

    Direct Button Operation AV MODE AV MODE gives you several viewing options to choose from to best match the surrounding environment of the TV, which can vary due to factors like room brightness, type of program watched or the type of image input from external equipment.
  • Page 19: Power Saving

    Direct Button Operation POWER SAVING Allows you to set the Power Saving level in order to decrease the power consumption and increase the backlight lifespan. Press POWER SAVING. Each time you press POWER SAVING, the mode changes • as shown below. Standard Advanced •...
  • Page 20: View Mode

    Direct Button Operation VIEW MODE You can select the screen size. Press VIEW MODE. • The View Mode menu displays. • The menu lists the View Mode options selectable for the type of video signal currently being received. Press VIEW MODE or a/b while the View Mode menu is displayed to select a desired item on the menu. •...
  • Page 21: On-Screen Display Menu

    On-Screen Display Menu Menu Items For TV/INPUT 1/2/3 Mode Picture Menu OPC ... Page 21 Backlight ... Page 21 Contrast ... Page 21 Brightness ... Page 21 Color ... Page 21 Tint ... Page 21 Sharpness ... Page 21 Advanced C.M.S.-Hue ...
  • Page 22: On-Screen Display Menu Operation

    On-Screen Display Menu On-Screen Display Menu Operation Example Picture [b12] a16 Backlight Contrast [b30] Brightness Color Tint [ b2] Sharpness Advanced Reset : Select ENTER : Enter RETURN : Back The bar above is an operational guide for the remote control. The bar will change in accordance with each menu setting screen.
  • Page 23: Picture Menu

    On-Screen Display Menu Picture Menu Adjusts the picture to your preference with the following picture settings. Example Picture [b12] a16 Backlight Contrast [b30] Brightness Color Tint [ b2] Sharpness Advanced Reset Press MENU to display the MENU screen, and then press c/d to select "Picture".
  • Page 24: Audio Menu

    On-Screen Display Menu Film Mode (3:2 pull-down) Automatically detects a fi lm-based source (originally encoded at 24 frames/second), analyzes it then recreates each still fi lm frame for high-defi nition picture quality. On: Detects, analyzes, converts fi lm source. Off: Normal viewing mode. •...
  • Page 25: Power Control Menu

    On-Screen Display Menu Power Control Menu Power control setting allows you to save energy. Example Power Control [Off] Power Saving [Disable] No Signal Off [Disable] No Operation Off Press MENU to display the MENU screen, and then press c/d to select "Power Control". Press a/b to select a "No Signal Off"...
  • Page 26: Ch Setup

    On-Screen Display Menu CH Setup If initial setup does not memorize all the channels in your region, follow the instructions below to manually memorize the channels. Air/Cable: Make sure what kind of connection is made with your TV when selecting "Air" or "Cable". CH Search: Channel auto search makes the TV look for all channels viewable in the set area.
  • Page 27: Position

    On-Screen Display Menu Position For adjusting a picture's horizontal and vertical position. H-Pos.: Centers the image by moving it to the left or right. V-Pos.: Centers the image by moving it up or down. • For resetting adjustments to the factory preset values, press a/b to select "Reset", and then press ENTER.
  • Page 28 On-Screen Display Menu ■ MPAA (Voluntary movie rating system) ■ MPAA (Voluntary movie rating system) Example Example MPAA MPAA TV Guidelines TV Guidelines Can. English Ratings Can. English Ratings Can. French Ratings Can. French Ratings Press a/b to adjust the item to your desired position. Press a/b to adjust the item to your desired position.
  • Page 29 On-Screen Display Menu Canadian Rating Systems (Canadian English ratings and Canadian French ratings) • The TV rating systems in Canada are based on the Canadian Radio-Television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) policy on violence in television programming. • While violence is the most important content element to be rated, the structure developed takes into consideration other program content like language, nudity, sexuality and mature themes.
  • Page 30: Option Menu

    On-Screen Display Menu Option Menu Example Option AQUOS LINK Setup Audio Only [Input 4 (PC)] PC Audio Select Output Select [Fixed] Caption Setup Digital Caption Info. Program Title Display [No] Favorite CH Game Play Time [Off] [Off] Operation Lock Out Demo Mode Press MENU to display the MENU screen, and then press c/d to select "Option".
  • Page 31: Output Select

    On-Screen Display Menu Output Select Allows you to select what controls the audio output. Fixed: Sound via speaker is adjusted with VOLk/l on the remote control unit or VOLk/l on the TV. Sound via the AUDIO OUTPUT terminal is not adjustable and outputs at a consistent level.
  • Page 32: Digital Setup Menu

    USB memory device with the update fi le into the SERVICE terminal on the TV. To check for the availability of a software update, visit If you have any questions, please call 1-800-BE-SHARP (800-237-4277). CAUTION • Do not remove the USB memory device or unplug the AC cord while the software is being updated.
  • Page 33 On-Screen Display Menu Press ENTER to start checking the data in the USB memory device. Insert the USB memory device containing the software update file. During the data checking, “ Checking Now checking the data in the USB memory device. Checking •...
  • Page 34: Other Viewing Options

    Other Viewing Options Presetting Remote Control Function You can operate the connected AV products (AV receiver, cable box, SAT tuner, DTV, VCR, DVD, LD) using the presetting manufacturer function of your remote control unit. Presetting manufacturer codes Press FUNCTION until the LED for your device lights up.
  • Page 36: Using Aquos Link

    Using AQUOS LINK Controlling HDMI Equipment Using AQUOS LINK What’s AQUOS LINK? • Using the HDMI CEC (Consumer Electronics Control) protocol, with AQUOS LINK you can interactively operate compatible system equipment (Blu-ray Disc equipment, AV amplifi er, DVD). • By connecting AQUOS LINK-compatible devices with HDMI-certifi ed cables to the TV, you can control a recorder or AV amplifi...
  • Page 37: Aquos Link Setup

    Using AQUOS LINK AQUOS LINK Setup Press MENU to display the MENU screen, and then press c/d to select "Option". Press a/b to select “AQUOS LINK Setup”, and then Press ENTER. Press a/b to select a specifi c item, and then press ENTER.
  • Page 38: One Touch Playback

    Using AQUOS LINK One Touch Playback AQUOS LINK allows you to operate the HDMI- connected equipment with one remote control. Press d to start playing back a title. • The last played program is played back. You can use the following buttons during broadcast viewing.
  • Page 39: Playback Of Titles Using Aquos Link

    Using AQUOS LINK Playback of Titles Using AQUOS LINK This section explains how to play back a title in the AQUOS LINK-compatible equipment. Power on the AQUOS LINK-compatible equipment, and select appropriate external input. Press OPTION to display the AQUOS LINK MENU screen.
  • Page 40: Appendix

    Setting the TV on the Wall CAUTION • This TV should be mounted on the wall only with the wall mount bracket AN-52AG4 (SHARP). The use of other wall mount brackets may result in an unstable installation and may cause serious injuries.
  • Page 41: Troubleshooting

    Appendix Troubleshooting Problem • No power • Unit cannot be operated. • Remote control unit does not operate. • Picture is cut off/with sidebar screen. • Strange color, light color, or color misalignment • Power is suddenly turned off. • No picture •...
  • Page 42: Rs-232C Port Specifi Cations

    Appendix RS-232C Port Specifi cations ■ PC control of the TV • Attach an RS-232C cable cross-type (commercially available) to the supplied Din/D-Sub RS-232C for the connections. • This operation system should be used by a person who is accustomed to using computers. ■...
  • Page 43: Specifi Cations

    The dimensional drawings are shown on the inside back cover. • As part of policy of continuous improvement, SHARP reserves the right to make design and specifi cation changes for product improvement without prior notice. The performance specifi cation fi gures indicated are nominal values of production units.
  • Page 44: Pc Compatibility Chart

    The copyrights for the software components and various relevant documents included with this product that were developed or written by SHARP are owned by SHARP and are protected by the Copyright Act, international treaties, and other relevant laws. This product also makes use of freely distributed software and software components whose copyrights are held by third parties.
  • Page 45: Calling For Service

    WHICH VARY FROM STATE TO STATE. The warranties given herein shall be the sole and exclusive warranties granted by Sharp and shall be the sole and exclusive remedy available to the purchaser and only for the time periods set forth herein. No other representations or promises made by anyone are permitted.
  • Page 47: Dimensional Drawings

    Dimensional Drawings LC-42D65U LC-46D65U (1020) (933.2) (400) 1113) 1023.4) 400) Unit: inch (mm) (550) (122) (100) (325) 550) 119) 325)
  • Page 48 Dimensional Drawings LC-52D65U (1252) (1157) (400) Unit: inch (mm) (550) (123) (96) (325)
  • Page 49 SHARP ELECTRONICS CORPORATION Sharp Plaza, Mahwah, New Jersey 07495-1163 SHARP CORPORATION Printed in Mexico Imprimé au Mexique Impreso en México TINS-D779WJN1 08P09-MX-NM...

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