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Sharp XG-F260X Operation Manual

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    • For your assistance in reporting the loss or theft of your Projector, please record the Model and Serial Number located on the bottom of the projector and retain this information. • Before recycling the packaging, please ensure that you have checked the con- tents of the carton thoroughly against the list of “Supplied accessories”...

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    SPECIAL NOTE FOR USERS IN THE U.K. The mains lead of this product is fitted with a non-rewireable (moulded) plug incorporat- ing a 10A fuse. Should the fuse need to be replaced, a BSI or ASTA approved BS 1362 fuse marked and of the same rating as above, which is also indicated on the pin face of the plug, must be used.

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    De meegeleverde CD-ROM bevat handleidingen in het Engels, Duits, Frans, Zweeds, Spaans, Italiaans, Nederlands, Portugees, Chinees en Koreaans. Lees de handleiding zorgvuldig door voor u de projector in gebruik neemt. O CD-ROM fornecido contém instruções de operação em Inglês, Alemão, Francês, Sueco, Espanhol, Italiano, Holandês, Português, Chinês e Coreano.

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    Before using the projector, please read this operation manual carefully. Introduction There are two important reasons for prompt warranty registration of your new SHARP Projector, using the REGISTRATION CARD packed with the projector. 1. WARRANTY This is to assure that you immediately receive the full benefit of the parts, service and labor warranty applicable to your purchase.

  • Page 6: Product Disposal

    PRODUCT DISPOSAL This projector utilizes tin-lead solder, and a pressurized lamp containing a small amount of mercury. Disposal of these materials may be regulated due to environmental considerations. For disposal or recycling information, please contact your local authorities or, if you are located in the United States of America, the Electronic Industries Alliance:

  • Page 7: How To Read This Operation Manual

    Adjustment buttons (P/R/O/Q) MENU/HELP button Menu Selections (Adjustments) Example: Adjusting “Bright”. • This operation can also be performed by using the buttons on the projector. Press MENU/HELP. • The “Picture” menu screen for the se- lected input mode is displayed.

  • Page 8: Table Of Contents

    Usable Range ... 15 Quick Start Quick Start ... 16 Using Basic Operation Turning the Projector On/Off ... 25 Turning the Projector on ... 25 Turning the Power off (Putting the Projector into Standby Mode) ... 25 Image Projection ... 26 About the Setup Guide ...

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    How to Use the Storage Case ... 53 Connecting Pin Assignments ... 54 RS-232C Specifications and Command Settings ... 56 Computer Compatibility Chart ... 61 Troubleshooting ... 62 For SHARP Assistance ... 64 Specifications ... 65 Dimensions ... 66 Index ...

  • Page 10: 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.

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    15. Overloading Do not overload wall outlets, extension cords, or integral convenience receptacles as this can result in a risk of fire or electric shock. 16. Object and Liquid Entry Never push objects of any kind into this product through openings as they may touch dangerous voltage points or short-out parts that could result in a fire or electric shock.

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    Internal cleaning should only be performed by a Sharp Authorized Projector Dealer or Service Center. Do not set up the projector in places exposed to direct sunlight or bright light.

  • Page 13: How To Access The Pdf Operation Manuals

    Caution regarding usage of the projector ■ If you are not to use the projector for a long time or before moving the projector, make certain you unplug the power cord from the wall outlet, and disconnect any other cables connected to it.

  • Page 14: Accessories

    ■ Ceiling-mount bracket ■ Extension tube 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 RGB cable (10' (3.0 m)) HP-7 or similar) <QCNWGA045WJPZ>...

  • Page 15: Part Names And Functions

    Projector Top View Power 25, 48 indicator STANDBY/ON button For turning the power on and putting the projector into standby mode. ENTER button For setting items selected or adjusted on the menu. KEYSTONE button For entering the Keystone Correction mode.

  • Page 16: Rear View

    Using the Kensington Lock • This projector has a Kensington Security Standard connector for use with a Kensington MicroSaver Security System. Refer to the information that came with the system for instructions on how to use it to secure the projector.

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    STANDBY button For putting the projector into the standby mode. COMPUTER, DVI, S-VIDEO, VIDEO buttons For switching to the respective input modes. BREAK TIMER button For displaying the break time. PAGE UP/PAGE DOWN buttons Same as the [Page Down] and [Page Up] keys on a...

  • Page 18: Inserting The Batteries

    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 19: Usable Range

    Usable Range The remote control can be used to control the projector within the ranges shown in the illustration. Note • The signal from the remote control can be re- flected off a screen for easy operation. How- ever, the effective distance of the signal may differ depending on the screen material.

  • Page 20: Quick Start

    Setup and Projection In this section, connection of the projector and the computer is explained using one example. 1. Place the projector facing a wall or a screen 2. Connect the projector to the computer and plug the power cord...

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    7. Turn the computer on 8. Turn the power off Press STANDBY/ON on the projector or STANDBY on the remote control, and then press the button again while the confirmation message is displayed to put the projector into standby mode.

  • Page 22: 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.

  • Page 23: 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 appropriate for the projection setting in use. (You can set the PRJ mode in “SCR-ADJ” menu. See page 42.) ■...

  • Page 24: Screen Size And Projection Distance

    Setting up the Projector (Continued) Screen Size and Projection Distance NORMAL Mode (4:3) Picture (Screen) size Diag. [ χ ] Width 300 (762 cm) 610 cm (240 ) 457 cm (180 ) 270 (686 cm) 549 cm (216 ) 411 cm (162 )

  • Page 25: Connecting The Projector To Other Equipment

    • 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.

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    Note • 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.) • Depending on specifications of video equipment or HDMI to DVI digital cable, the signal transmission may not work property.

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    • RGB signals and Component signals can be output to the monitor. Cable ø3.5 mm stereo or mono audio cable (commercially available or available as Sharp service part QCNWGA038WJPZ) RCA audio cable (commercially available) Cables for a camera or a video game RGB cable (supplied or commercially available) ø3.5 mm stereo or mono audio cable...

  • Page 28: Computer

    Controlling the Projector by a Computer When the RS-232C terminal on the projector is connected to a computer with a DIN-D-sub RS- 232C adaptor and an RS-232C serial control cable (cross type, commercially available), the computer can be used to control the projector and check the status of the projector. See page...

  • Page 29: Turning The Projector On/off

    It should not be regarded as faulty operation. • If the projector is put into standby mode and immediately turned on again, the lamp may take some time to start projection. • When System Lock is set, the keycode input box appears.

  • Page 30: Image Projection

    Image Projection About the Setup Guide After turning on the projector, the Setup Guide screen appears to assist you with projector setup. Guidance items 1 FOCUS 2 HEIGHT ADJUST 3 ZOOM Press ENTER to exit the Setup Guide screen. Note •...

  • Page 31: Adjusting The Height

    • Do not apply too much pressure on the pro- jector when the front adjustment foot comes out. • When lowering the projector, be careful not to get your fingers caught in the area between the adjustment foot and the projector.

  • Page 32: Correcting Trapezoidal Distortion

    Press KEYSTONE to enter the Keystone Correction mode. • You can also display the on-screen dis- play of the Keystone Correction mode with KEYSTONE on the projector. Press P/Q or O/R to adjust the Keystone Correction. • You can also adjust the Keystone Cor- rection using the adjustment buttons on the projector.

  • Page 33: Switching The Input Mode

    Press COMPUTER, DVI, S-VIDEO or VIDEO on the remote control to select the input mode. • When you press INPUT on the projector or DVI on the remote control, the INPUT list appears. Press P/R to switch the INPUT mode.

  • Page 34: Resize Mode

    Image Projection (Continued) 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 “NORMAL”, “BORDER” or “STRETCH” image. Press RESIZE. • See page for setting on menu screen.

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    VIDEO • “STRETCH” is fixed when 540P, 720P, 1035I or 1080I signals are entered. Input Signal DVD / Video Image type 4:3 aspect ratio Letter box 480I, 480P, 576I, 576P, NTSC, PAL, SECAM Squeezed 16:9 image Squeezed 4:3 image 16:9 aspect ratio 540P, 720P, 1035I, 1080I 16:9 aspect ratio...

  • Page 36: Operating With The Remote Control

    Switching the Eco+Quiet Mode Press ECO+QUIET on the remote con- trol or on the projector to switch the Eco+Quiet mode between on and off. • When the Eco+Quiet Mode is set to “ON”, the sound of the cooling fan will turn down, the power consumption will decrease, and the lamp life will extend.

  • Page 37: Auto Sync (auto Sync Adjustment)

    AUTO SYNC button Auto Sync (Auto Sync Adjustment) Auto Sync function works when detect- ing input signal after the projector turns Press AUTO SYNC to manually adjust with Auto Sync function. Note • When the optimum image cannot be achieved with Auto Sync adjustment, use the help menu for manual adjustments.

  • Page 38: 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 remote receiver (optional, AN-MR2) makes it possible to operate the projector with the remote control.

  • Page 39: Menu Items

    Menu Items The following shows the items that can be set in the projector. “Picture” menu COMPUTER (RGB), DVI (RGB) input Picture SCR - ADJ PRJ - ADJ Picture Mode Standard Contrast Bright Blue CLR Temp Bright Boost Lamp Setting...

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    Menu Items (Continued) “Projector adjustment (PRJ-ADJ)” menu Picture SCR - ADJ PRJ - ADJ Auto Power Off Auto Restart STANDBY Mode Standard System Sound Speaker Audio Input Audio 1 RS-232C 9600bps Fan Mode Normal System Lock Disable Lamp Timer(Life) SEL./ADJ.

  • Page 41: Using The Menu Screen

    Adjustment buttons (P/R/O/Q) MENU/HELP button Menu Selections (Adjustments) Example: Adjusting “Bright”. • This operation can also be performed by using the buttons on the projector. Press MENU/HELP. • The “Picture” menu screen for the se- lected input mode is displayed.

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    • The adjustment is stored. Press MENU/HELP. • 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 SCR - ADJ PRJ - ADJ...

  • Page 43: Picture Adjustment ("picture" Menu)

    Q Example: “Picture” screen menu for Help Picture Standard Picture Mode Contrast Bright Color Tint Sharp CLR Temp Bright Bright Boost Progressive Lamp Setting Reset SEL./ADJ. The default settings of each item when selecting Picture Mode CLR Temp –1 –...

  • Page 44: Adjusting The Image

    * The film source is a digital video recording with the For more original encoded as is at 24 frames/second. The sharpness. projector can convert this film source to progres- sive video at 60 frames/second with NTSC and For more PAL60Hz or at 50 frames/second with PAL50Hz vividness.

  • Page 45: Adjusting The Projected Image ("scr - Adj" Menu)

    Adjusting the Projected Image (“SCR - ADJ” Menu) Resize Image Shift Keystone OSD Display Background Setup Guide PRJ Mode Language 1 Setting the Resize Mode Note • For details of the Resize mode, see pages and 31. • You can also press RESIZE on the remote con- trol to set the resize mode.

  • Page 46: Setting The On-screen Display

    INPUT/VOLUME/AV MUTE/FREEZE/ AUTO SYNC/RESIZE/PICTURE MODE/ “An invalid button has been pressed.” are not displayed. 5 Selecting the Background Image Selectable items Logo Sharp logo screen Blue Blue screen None — 6 Selecting the Setup Guide Selectable items Displaying the Setup Guide when turning the projector on.

  • Page 47: Adjusting The Projector Function ("prj - Adj" Menu)

    Adjusting the Projector Function (“PRJ - ADJ” Menu) Picture SCR - ADJ PRJ - ADJ Auto Power Off Auto Restart STANDBY Mode System Sound Speaker Audio Input RS-232C Fan Mode System Lock Lamp Timer(Life) SEL./ADJ. ENTER 1 Auto Power Off Function...

  • Page 48: Selecting The Transmission Speed (rs-232c)

    Info • If you lose or forget your keycode, contact your nearest Sharp Authorized Projector Dealer or Service Center (see page 64). Even if the product warranty is valid, the keycode reset will incur a charge.

  • Page 49: Keylock Function

    Note To cancel the keycode that you have already • Press R on the projector for four times in steps 3 and 4 above. When the System Lock is set • When System Lock is set, the keycode input screen appears after the power is turned on.

  • Page 50: Troubleshooting With The "help" Menu

    Troubleshooting with the “Help” Menu This function advises you to solve the problems during usage. Utilizing the “Help” Menu Functions Example: When image flickering appears Operation to solve image flickering when pro- jecting the computer RGB signal. Press MENU/HELP. Press O or Q to select “Help”, then press ENTER.

  • Page 51: Maintenance

    Strong cleaning detergents may discolor, warp or damage the coating on the projector. Make sure to test on a small, inconspicuous area on the projector before use.

  • Page 52: 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.

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    AC outlet and then turn the power on again. • The cooling fan keeps the internal temperature of the projector constant and this function is con- trolled automatically. The sound of the cooling fan may change during operation because the fan speed may change and this is not a malfunction.

  • Page 54: Regarding The Lamp

    Sharp Authorized Projector Dealer or Service Center. * If the new lamp does not light after replacement, take your projector to the nearest Sharp Authorized Projector Dealer or Service Center for repair.

  • Page 55: Removing And Installing The Lamp Unit

    • Leave the lamp until it has fully cooled down (about 1 hour). Remove the lamp unit cover. • Turn the projector over. Loosen the user service screw (1) that secures the lamp unit cover. Remove the lamp unit cover (2).

  • Page 56: Resetting The Lamp Timer

    • If the lamp unit and lamp unit cover are not correctly installed, the power will not turn on, even if the power cord is con- nected to the projector. Resetting the Lamp Timer Reset the lamp timer after replacing the lamp.

  • Page 57: 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. • Do not expose the storage case to direct sunlight or near heat sources. The storage case may change color or become deformed.

  • Page 58: Connecting Pin Assignments

    Connecting Pin Assignments COMPUTER/COMPONENT input and COMPUTER/COMPONENT output Terminals:mini D-sub 15 pin female connector COMPUTER Input/Output Pin No. DVI-I Terminal: 29 pin connector • DVI Analog RGB Input Pin No. Signal Pin No. Not connected Not connected Not connected Not connected Not connected DDC clock DDC data...

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    Request to Send Clear to Send Name Receive Data Input Send Data Output Signal Ground Request to Send Clear to Send Pin No. Projector Computer Pin No. Pin No. Name USB power USB– USB data– USB+ USB data+ Signal Ground...

  • Page 60: Rs-232c Specifications And Command Settings

    Control Contents. *1 For setting the projector name, send the commands in the order of PJN1, PJN2 and PJN3. *2 This command should be sent only after the “IRGB _ _ _ 2” command is sent and an “OK” response code is received.

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    Commands Example: When turning on the projector, make the following setting. Computer CONTROL CONTENTS Power Status Projector Condition Status Lamp Power Status Quantity Usage Time(Hour) Usage Time(Minute) Life(Percentage) Name Model Name Check Model Name Check Projector Name Setting 1 (First 4 characters) *1...

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    RS-232C Specifications and Command Settings (Continued) CONTROL CONTENTS Resize S-Video Video ALL Reset Picture Mode Computer INPUT Contrast Bright Blue Color Tint Sharp CLR Temp Bright Boost Progressive Picture Reset Signal Type Audio Input DVI INPUT Picture Mode Contrast Bright Blue Color Tint...

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    Movie Game Contrast -30 – +30 Bright -30 – +30 Color -30 – +30 Tint -30 – +30 Sharp -30 – +30 CLR Temp -2 – +2 Bright Boost 0 – +2 Progressive 2D Progressive 3D Progressive Film Mode Picture Reset...

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    RS-232C Specifications and Command Settings (Continued) CONTROL CONTENTS Auto Power Off Auto Restart STANDBY Mode Standard PRJ Mode Reverse Invert Language English Deutsch Español Nederlands Français Italiano Svenska Português polski Türkçe Setup Guide System Sound Internal Speaker RGB Frequency Horizontal Check Vertical Fan Mode...

  • Page 65: Computer Compatibility Chart

    Computer Compatibility Chart Computer • Multiple signal support Horizontal Frequency: 15-70 kHz, Vertical Frequency: 45-85 Hz, The following is a list of modes that conform to VESA. However, this projector supports other signals that are not VESA standards. Horizontal Frequency PC/MAC Resolution...

  • Page 66: Troubleshooting

    Color is faded or poor. • 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 Picture is blurred; (Computer Input only) noise appears.

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    While the remaining lamp life draws to a close, replace the lamp. Picture is dark. The remote control • Operate the remote control while pointing it at the projector’s remote cannot be used. control sensor. • The remote control may be too far away from the projector.

  • Page 68: 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 does not answer 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 69: Specifications

    Dimensions (main body only) 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 specifica- tion figures indicated are nominal values of production units. There may be some deviations from these values in individual units.

  • Page 70: Dimensions

    Dimensions Units: inches (mm) (75) (60) (270) (10) (10) (75) (36)

  • Page 71: Index

    RGB cable ... 21 RS-232C terminal ... 24 SCR - ADJ ... 41 Screen Size and Projection Distance ... 20 Setup Guide ... 26, 42 Sharp ... 40 Speaker ... 43 SPOT button ... 32 STANDBY button ... 25 STANDBY Mode ... 43 STANDBY/ON button ...

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