Sharp Notevision PG-C355W Operation Manual

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  • Page 2 De meegeleverde CD-ROM bevat handleidingen in het Engels, Duits, Frans, Spaans, Italiaans, Nederlands, Zweeds, Portugees, Chinees en Koreaans. Lees de handleiding zorgvuldig door voor u de projector in gebruik neemt. Den medföljande CD-ROM-skivan innehåller bruksanvisningar på engelska, tyska, franska, spanska, italienska, holländska, svenska, portugisiska, kinesiska och koreanska.
  • Page 3 2. CONSUMER PRODUCT SAFETY ACT To ensure that you will promptly receive any safety notification of inspection, modification, or recall that SHARP may be required to give under the 1972 Consumer Product Safety Act, PLEASE READ CAREFULLY THE IMPORTANT “LIMITED WARRANTY” CLAUSE.
  • Page 4: Setting Up The Screen

    See “Replacing the Lamp” on page 61. This SHARP projector uses an LCD (Liquid Crystal Display) panel. This very sophisticated panel contains 1,024,000 pixels (x RGB) TFT’s (Thin Film Transistors). As with any high technology electronic equipment such as large screen TVs, video systems and video cameras, there are certain acceptable tolerances that the equipment must conform to.
  • Page 5: How To Read This Operation Manual

    Buttons used in this operation Menu Selections (Adjustments) Example: Adjusting “Bright”. • This operation can also be performed by using the buttons on the projector. Button used in Press MENU. • The “Picture” menu screen for the se- lected input mode is displayed.
  • Page 6: Table Of Contents

    Samples of Cables for Connection ... 21 Connecting to a Computer ... 23 Connecting to Video Equipment ... 25 Controlling the Projector by a Computer ... 27 Connecting to a Monitor with RGB Input Terminal ... 28 Connecting to an Amplifier or Other Audio Equipment ...
  • Page 7 Resetting the Lamp Timer ... 63 Storing the Projector ... 64 How to Use the Storage Case ... 64 Computer Compatibility Chart ... 65 Troubleshooting ... 66 For SHARP Assistance ... 68 Specifications ... 69 Index ... 70 SETUP MANUAL Refer to the “SETUP MANUAL”...
  • Page 8: How To Access The Pdf Operation Manuals

    How to Access the PDF Operation Manuals PDF operation manuals in several languages are included in the CD-ROM, so that you can work with the projector. To utilize these manuals, you need to install Adobe ® computer (Windows or Macintosh ®...
  • Page 9: Important Safeguards

    IMPORTANT SAFEGUARDS CAUTION : Please read all of these instructions before you operate this product and save these instructions for later use. Electrical energy can perform many useful functions. This product has been engineered and manufactured to assure your personal safety. BUT IMPROPER USE CAN RESULT IN POTENTIAL ELECTRICAL SHOCK OR FIRE HAZARDS.
  • Page 10 Internal cleaning should only be performed by a Sharp Authorized Projector Dealer or Service Center. Do not set up the projector in places ex- posed to direct sunlight or bright light.
  • Page 11: Changing The Lens

    Take extra care with the lens. If you are not to use the projector for a long time, make certain you unplug the power cord from the wall outlet, and disconnect any other cables connected to it.
  • Page 12: Accessories

    ■ 3 RCA to 15-pin D-sub cable (10' (3.0 m)) Note • Some of the optional accessories may not be available depending on the region. Please check with your nearest Sharp Authorized Projector Dealer or Service Center. Two R-6 batteries (“AA” size, UM/SUM-3,...
  • Page 13: Connecting Pin Assignments

    The optional lenses from Sharp are also available for specialized application. Please see your nearest Sharp Authorized Projector Dealer for details on all the lenses. (Refer to the SETUP MANUAL on the supplied CD-ROM for details.) Also, be sure to have service person- nel install the optional lenses.
  • Page 14: Part Names And Functions

    Attaching the lens cap After putting the lens cap strap on the lens cap, pass the other end of the strap through the hole on the front side of the projector, next to the lens, as shown in the illustration. 30·59 Lamp indicator...
  • Page 15: Rs-232C Specifications And Commands

    • Always put on the lens cap to prevent damage to the lens when transporting the projector. • Do not lift or carry the projector by the lens or the lens cap as this may damage the lens. * Using the Kensington Lock •...
  • Page 16: Remote Control

    Using the Remote Control with a Signal Cable When the signals from the remote control cannot be reached due to the positioning of the projector, use a ø3.5 mm minijack cable to connect the remote control to the projector. Now you can control the projector with the remote control.
  • Page 17: Using The Remote Control

    Battery fluid from leaked batteries is harmful to skin, therefore ensure you wipe them first and then remove them using a cloth. • The batteries included with this projector may run down in a short period, depending on how they are kept. Be sure to replace them as soon as possible with new batteries.
  • Page 18: Quick Start

    Quick Start This section shows the basic operation (projector connecting with the computer). For details, see the page described below for each step. Setup and Projection In this section, connection of the projector and the computer is explained using one example.
  • Page 19 • • • • • When using the remote control, press COMPUTER1/2, DVI, S-VIDEO or VIDEO to switch the INPUT mode. Turn the Power off Press the STANDBY button, then press that button again while the confirmation message is displayed, to put the projector into standby mode. On the projector On the remote control •...
  • Page 20: Setting Up The Projector

    Setting Up the Projector Setting Up the Projector For optimal image quality, position the projector perpendicular to the screen with the projector’s feet flat and level. Doing so will eliminate the need for Keystone correction and provide the best image quality. (See page 32.)
  • Page 21: Projection (Prj) Mode

    Projection (PRJ) Mode The projector can use any of the 4 projection modes, shown in the diagram below. Select the mode most appro- priate for the projection setting in use. (You can set the PRJ mode in “SCR-ADJ” menu. See page 50.) ■...
  • Page 22: Standard Zoom Lens

    Setting Up the Projector Standard Zoom Lens F1.7-F1.9, f=28.0-33.6 mm 16:10 Signal Input (Normal Mode) Picture (Screen) size Diag. [x] Width 500'' (1270 cm) 1077 cm (424'') 673 cm 400'' (1016 cm) 862 cm (339'') 538 cm 300'' (762 cm)
  • Page 23: Samples Of Cables For Connection

    Cable RGB cable (supplied) DVI Digital cable (commercially available) ø3.5 mm stereo or mono audio cable (commercially available or available as Sharp service part QCNWGA038WJPZ) DVI Digital cable (commercially available) 3 RCA to 15-pin D-sub cable (optional: AN-C3CP2) Connect with the cable adaptor, etc.
  • Page 24 Cable adaptor (commercially available) Dedicated cable RGB cable (supplied or commercially available) ø3.5 mm stereo minijack to RCA audio cable (commercially available) Terminal on the projector AUDIO (for COMPUTER/ COMPONENT 1, 2, DVI-D) AUDIO (for VIDEO, S-VIDEO) RCA audio cable...
  • Page 25: Connecting To A Computer

    • Depending on the computer you are using, an image may not be projected unless the computer’s external output port is switched on. (e.g. Press “Fn” and “F5” keys simultaneously when using a SHARP notebook computer). Refer to the specific instructions in your computer’s operation manual to enable your computer’s external output port.
  • Page 26: Controlling The Projector Via Lan

    Connecting to a Computer When connecting with a DVI digital cable The projector employs the DVI digital input terminal for direct input of Digital Video signals from a computer. Computer To audio output terminal * When using the ø3.5 mm mono audio cable, the volume level will be half of when using the ø3.5 mm stereo audio cable.
  • Page 27: Connecting To Video Equipment

    • Select the input signal type of the video equipment. See page 47. • While the projector is connected to video equipment that has an HDMI output terminal, only the video signal can be input to the projector. (Connect the AUDIO input terminal for audio input.) •...
  • Page 28 RCA audio cable (commercially available) Note • When you connect video equipment with a 21-pin RGB output (Euro-scart) to the projector, use a com- mercially available cable that fits in the projector terminal you want to connect. Video Equipment S-video cable (commercially available)
  • Page 29: Controlling The Projector By A Computer

    Controlling the Projector by a Computer When the RS-232C terminal on the projector is connected to a computer, the computer can be used to control the projector and check the status of the projector. Refer to the “SETUP MANUAL” contained on the supplied CD-ROM for “RS-232C Specifications and Commands”.
  • Page 30: Connecting To A Monitor With Rgb Input Terminal

    • When connecting to computer, use cross-over Category 5 (CAT.5) type cable (commercially available). Connecting to a Monitor with RGB Input Terminal You can display computer images on both the projector and a separate monitor using two sets of RGB cables. Monitor...
  • Page 31: Connecting To An Amplifier Or Other Audio Equipment

    Connecting to an Amplifier or Other Audio Equipment Audio signals input from equipment connected to each audio input terminal of the projector can be output to audio equipment. Amplifier Note • Turn off the power of both the projector and audio equipment when connecting.
  • Page 32: Turning The Projector On/Off

    • When “Auto Restart” is set to “On”: If the power cord is unplugged from the outlet or the breaker switch is turned off when the projector is on, then the projector automatically turns on when the power cord is plugged into the AC outlet or the breaker switch is turned on.
  • Page 33: Image Projection

    Install the projector so that it is as perpen- dicular to the screen as possible. Press the Height Adjustment but- tons.
  • Page 34: Correcting Trapezoidal Distortion

    The function for correcting trapezoidal distortion is called Keystone Correction. This projector is equipped with an “Auto V-Key- stone Correction” function that automatically cor- rects any trapezoidal distortion within the pro- jected image. The correction is made automatically provided the vertical incline or decline is within ±12 degrees.
  • Page 35: Adjusting The Lens

    Adjusting the Lens The image is focused and adjusted to the screen size using the focus ring or zoom knob on the projector. The focus is adjusted by rotat- ing the focus ring. Zooming is adjusted by moving the zoom knob.
  • Page 36: Switching The Input Mode

    Press COMPUTER1/2, DVI, S-VIDEO or VIDEO on the remote control to se- lect the input mode. • When you press INPUT on the projector or DVI on the remote control, the INPUT list appears. ' ' /" " " to switch the INPUT mode.
  • Page 37: Displaying And Setting The Break Timer

    Eco+Quiet mode. Auto Sync (Auto Sync Adjustment) Auto Sync function works when detecting input signal after the projector turns on. Press AUTO SYNC to manually adjust with Auto Sync function. Note • When the optimum image cannot be achieved with Auto Sync adjustment, use manual adjust- ments.
  • Page 38: Selecting The Picture Mode

    Image Projection MOUSE/Adjustment buttons ('/"/\/|) MAGNIFY buttons Selecting the Picture Mode You can select the appropriate picture mode for the projected image, such as movie or video game. Press PICTURE MODE. • When pressing PICTURE MODE, the picture mode changes in the following order: STANDARD PRESENTATION MOVIE...
  • Page 39: Resize Mode

    Resize Mode This function allows you to modify or customize the resize mode to enhance the input image. De- pending on the input signal, you can choose a desired image. Press RESIZE. • See page for setting on menu screen. COMPUTER SVGA (800 ×...
  • Page 40 Image Projection VIDEO/DTV Input signal Video/DTV Image Type 4:3 aspect ratio 480I, 480P, 576I, 576P, NTSC, PAL, SECAM Squeeze Letter box 16:9 aspect ratio 720P, 1035I, 1080I, 1080P 16:9 aspect ratio 16:9 aspect ratio 540P 16:9 aspect ratio (4:3 aspect ratio in 16:9) : Cutout area on which images cannot be projected : Area on which the image is not included in the original signals The Image Shift function can be used for these images.
  • Page 41: Using The Remote Control As The Wireless Computer Mouse

    When connecting the projector and the computer with a USB cable, you can use the remote control as the computer mouse. If the computer is placed too far away from the projector to be connected via the USB cable, the separately sold remote receiver (AN-MR2) makes it possible to operate the projector with the remote control. For de- tails, see the operation manual of the receiver.
  • Page 42: Menu Items

    Menu Items The following shows the items that can be set in the projector. “Picture” menu Main Menu Picture Picture Mode Page Page Contrast Bright Color Tint Sharp Blue Page CLR Temp Page Progressive Page Film Mode Page Page Page...
  • Page 43: Troubleshooting

    “Signal adjustment (SIG-ADJ)” menu Main Menu Clock -150 +150 SIG-ADJ Page Phase H-Pos -150 +150 V-Pos Reset Page Resolution Page Auto Sync Page Signal Type Auto Page Component Dynamic Range Auto Standard Page Enhanced Video System Auto Page SECAM NTSC4.43 NTSC3.58 PAL-M PAL-N...
  • Page 44 Main Menu Network Password Page Page DHCP Client Page TCP/IP Page MAC Address Page Projector Page *1 Adjustable only when DHCP Client is set to “Off” *2 Display only Sub Menu Enable Disable Enable Disable 9600 bps 38400 bps 115200 bps...
  • Page 45: Using The Menu Screen

    Using the Menu Screen Menu Selections (Adjustments) Example: Adjusting “Bright”. • This operation can also be performed by using the buttons on the projector. Press MENU. • The “Picture” menu screen for the se- lected input mode is displayed. Press | | | | | or \ \ \ \ \ and select “Pic- ture”...
  • Page 46: Dimensions

    • The adjustment is stored. Press MENU. • The menu screen will disappear. Note • Menu buttons do not function while the projector is operating the “Auto Sync”, “Break Timer”, “FREEZE”, or “AV MUTE” functions. Picture Picture Mode Standard...
  • Page 47: Picture Adjustment ("Picture" Menu)

    Picture Adjustment (“Picture” menu) Picture Picture Mode Standard Contrast Bright Color Tint Sharp Blue CLR Temp 7500K Progressive 3D Progressive Film Mode Auto Eco+Quiet Mode Reset SEL./ADJ. ENTER RETURN 1 Selecting the Picture Mode Selectable items Description Standard For standard image...
  • Page 48: Selecting The Progressive Mode

    Selectable Brightness Sound items Approx. 80% 100% Normal Note • You can also use ECO+QUIET on the remote control or on the projector to switch the Eco+Quiet Mode. (See page 35.) Page Lamp life Approx. 3,000 hours Approx. 2,000 hours...
  • Page 49: Signal Adjustment ("Sig-Adj" Menu)

    Used to automatically adjust a computer image. Selectable items Note • Auto Sync adjustment is also performed by pressing AUTO SYNC on the projector or on the remote control. • The Auto Sync adjustment may take some time to complete, depending on the image of the computer connected to the projector.
  • Page 50: Selecting The Dynamic Range

    Signal Adjustment (“SIG-ADJ” Menu) 5 Selecting the Dynamic Range An optimum picture may not be displayed if a DVI-D-capable device’s output signal type and the projector’s input signal type do not match. If this should occur, switch “Dynamic Range”. Selectable items Description...
  • Page 51: Screen Adjustment ("Scr-Adj" Menu)

    Screen Adjustment (“SCR-ADJ” Menu) Pict. SCR-ADJ Resize Normal Image Shift H-Keystone V-Keystone Auto V-Keystone OSD Display Background Logo Menu Position Center PRJ Mode Front Language English SEL./ADJ. ENTER RETURN 1 Setting the Resize Mode Note • For details of the Resize mode, see pages and 38.
  • Page 52: Setting The On-Screen Display

    5 Selecting a Startup and Background Image Selectable items Description Logo SHARP default image Blue Blue screen None Black screen 6 Selecting the Menu Screen Position Select “Menu Position” on the “SCR-ADJ” menu and the desired position for the menu screen.
  • Page 53: Helpful Functions Set During Installation ("Prj-Adj" Menu)

    (Variable Audio Output) Info • When “Audio Out” has been set to “VAO”, first make sure to lower the volume of the projector before turning the power on or off and when switching the input. 6 Monitor Output 7 LAN/RS232C When set to “Enable”, the function is activated...
  • Page 54: Selecting The Transmission Speed (Rs-232C)

    Info • If you lose or forget your keycode, contact your nearest Sharp Authorized Projector Dealer or Ser- vice Center (see page 68). Even if the product warranty is valid, the keycode reset will incur a charge.
  • Page 55: Keylock Function

    Note To cancel the keycode that you have al- ready set • Press " on the projector for four times in steps 4 and 5 above. When the System Lock is set • When System Lock is set, the keycode input screen appears after the power is turned on.
  • Page 56: Setting Up The Projector Network Environment ("Network" Menu)

    On the projector, press Note • If ENTER is held down for more than 5 seconds, the operation buttons on the projector will be locked. (See page 53.) • You cannot use the buttons on the remote control to delete the password.
  • Page 57: Dhcp Client Setting

    5 0 . 5 5 . 0 0 0 . 0 0 0 Note • For information on how to change the projector name, see “SETUP MANUAL” contained in the ' ' , " " " " " , supplied CD-ROM.
  • Page 58: Maintenance

    Do not attach rubber or plastic items to the projec- tor for long periods. The effects of some of the agents in the plastic may cause damage to the quality or finish of the projector. Mild detergent diluted with water Thinner ■...
  • Page 59: Replacing The Air Filter

    • This projector is equipped with air filters to ensure the optimal operating condition of the projector. • Ask your nearest Sharp Authorized Pro- jector Dealer or Service Center to ex- change the filter (PFILDA022WJKZ) when it is no longer possible to clean.
  • Page 60 Replacing the Air Filter Place a replacement air filter. • Place the new air filter onto the filter cover. Replace the filter cover. • Slide the filter cover in the direction of the arrow to close it. Note • Ensure the filter cover is securely installed. The power will not turn on unless it is correctly in- stalled.
  • Page 61: Maintenance Indicators

    At this time, the lamp indicator will illuminate in red. ■ If you try to turn on the projector a fourth time without replacing the lamp, the projector will not turn on. Maintenance Indicators...
  • Page 62 (see page 8) and then try turning the power back on. Wait until the projector has cooled down completely before plugging in the power cord and turning the power back on. (At least 10 minutes.) •...
  • Page 63: Regarding The Lamp

    Replacing the Lamp Caution • Do not remove the lamp unit from the projector right after use. The lamp will be very hot and may cause burn or injury. • Wait at least one hour after the power cord is disconnected to allow the surface of the lamp unit to fully cool before removing the lamp unit.
  • Page 64: Removing And Installing The Lamp Unit

    Info • Do not touch the glass surface of the lamp unit or the inside of the projector. • To avoid injury to yourself and damage to the lamp, make sure you carefully follow the steps below.
  • Page 65: Resetting The Lamp Timer

    • Plug the power cord into the AC socket of the projector. Reset the lamp timer. • While simultaneously holding down ", ENTER and MENU on the projector, press STANDBY/ON on the projector and keep all four buttons pressed down until the lamp indicator starts blinking green.
  • Page 66: Storing The Projector

    • Place the projector into the storage case with the lens facing the handle. • Ensure the projector is held in place by using the fixing band. Close the cover of the storage case. Place the accessories in the front pocket of the storage case.
  • Page 67: Computer Compatibility Chart

    “CRT only” mode. Details on how to change display modes can be found in your notebook computer’s operation manual. • When this projector receives 640 × 350 VESA format VGA signals, “640 × 400” appears on the screen. • When projecting the RGB interlace signal using COMPUTER/COMPONENT 1, 2 or DVI-D with “Signal Type”...
  • Page 68: Troubleshooting

    • Adjust the focus. • The projection distance exceeds the focus range. • There is fog on the lens. If the projector is carried from a cold room into a warm room, or if it is suddenly heated, condensation may form on the surface of the lens and the image will become blurred.
  • Page 69 This projector is equipped with a microprocessor. Its performance could be adversely affected by incorrect operation or interference. If this should happen, unplug the projector and plug it in again after more than 5 minutes.
  • Page 70: For Sharp Assistance

    For SHARP Assistance If you encounter any problems during setup or operation of this projector, first refer to the “Troubleshooting” section on pages your question, please contact the SHARP Service departments listed below. U.S.A. Sharp Electronics Corporation 1-888-GO-SHARP (1-888-467-4277)
  • Page 71: Specifications

    Dimensions (main body only) [W × H × D] Weight (approx.) As a part of policy of continuous improvement, SHARP reserves the right to make design and specification changes for product improvement without prior notice. The performance specification figures indicated are nominal values of production units. There may be some deviations from these values in individual units.
  • Page 72: Index

    RESIZE button ... 37 Resolution ... 47 RGB cable ... 23 RS-232C ... 52 RS-232C terminal ... 27 SCR-ADJ ... 41, 49 Sharp ... 45 SIG-ADJ ... 41, 47 Signal Info ... 48 Signal Type ... 47 Speaker ... 51 sRGB ... 45 Standard ...

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