Sharp XG-MB67X Operation Manual

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  • Page 1: Operation Manual

  • Page 2 • 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”...
  • Page 4 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.
  • Page 5 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

    Caution Concerning Lamp Replacement See “Replacing the Lamp” on page 55. This SHARP projector uses a DMD panel. This very sophisticated panel contains 786,432 pixels (micromirrors). 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 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 BMENU. • The “Picture” menu screen for the se- lected input mode is displayed.
  • Page 8: Table Of Contents

    Connecting to Video Equipment ... 24 Connecting to a Monitor with RGB Input Terminal ... 25 Controlling the Projector by a Computer .. 26 Connecting the Power Cord ... 27 Adjusting the Projected Image (“SCR - ADJ” menu) ... 44 Setting the Resize Mode ...
  • Page 9 Replacing the Lamp ... 55 Removing and Installing the Lamp Unit ... 56 Resetting the Lamp Timer ... 57 Computer Compatibility Chart ... 58 Troubleshooting ... 59 For SHARP Assistance ... 61 Specifications ... 62 Dimensions ... 63 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.
  • Page 11 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.
  • Page 12 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 13 Caution regarding usage of the projector I When using the projector, be sure not to sub- ject it to hard impact and/or vibration, as this can result in damage. Take extra care with the lens.
  • Page 14: How To Access The Pdf Operation Manuals

    Connecting Pin Assignments ... 2 RS-232C Specifications and Commands ... 3 Setting up the Projector Network Environment ... 7 Controlling the Projector via LAN ... 13 Setting up the Projector Using RS-232C or Telnet ... 18 Troubleshooting ... 28 ® ®...
  • Page 15: Accessories

    I Remote receiver I Lamp unit 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. RGB cable (10' (3.0 m)) QCNWGA045WJPZ For U.K. and Singapore (6' (1.8 m))
  • Page 16: Part Names And Functions

    Projector Top View Power 29, 53 indicator STANDBY/ 28, 29 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 17: 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.
  • Page 18 Part Names and Functions (Continued) Numbers in refer to the main pages in this operation manual where the topic is explained. STANDBY button For putting the projector into the standby mode. KEYSTONE button For entering the Keystone Correction mode. RETURN button...
  • Page 19: Inserting The Batteries

    Battery fluid from leaked batteries is harmful to skin, therefore ensure that you first wipe them 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 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...
  • Page 21 After adjusting the focus, height (angle) and screen size, press TENTER to finish the Setup Guide. 5. Turn the computer on 6. Select the INPUT mode Select the “INPUT 1” using the INPUT button on the projector or C INPUT 1 on the remote control. On the projector •...
  • 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 45.) I Table mounted, front projection Menu item ©...
  • 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 ) 270 (686 cm) 549 cm (216 ) 250 (635 cm) 508 cm (200 )
  • Page 25: Connections

    (Shared audio input terminal for INPUT 3 and 4). (See pages and 25.) RS-232C terminal Connecting the computer to control the projector. (See page 26.) LAN terminal (10 BASE-T/100 BASE-TX) Connecting the computer or the hub using a LAN cable. (See page 27.)
  • Page 26: Samples Of Cables For Connection

    S-video Video Audio Cable RGB cable (supplied) ø3.5 mm stereo audio cable (commercially available or available as Sharp service part QCNWGA038WJPZ) 3 RCA (Component) to 15-pin D-sub cable (optional, AN-C3CP2) S-video cable (commercially available) Video cable (commercially available) ø3.5 mm minijack to RCA audio cable...
  • Page 27: 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 28: Connecting To Video Equipment

    Connecting to Video Equipment The projector is equipped with input terminals that support component, S-video, and video signals. See the illustration below to connect with the audio-visual equipment. The image quality is highest in the order of the component signal, the S-video signal and the video signal.
  • Page 29: Connecting To A Monitor With Rgb Input Terminal

    To video output terminal RCA audio cable (com- mercially 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. Computer To INPUT 1...
  • Page 30: Controlling The Projector By A Computer

    232C adaptor and an RS-232C serial control cable (cross type, commercially available), the com- puter 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 details.
  • Page 31: Connecting The Power Cord

    • When connecting to a computer, use a cross-over Category 5 (CAT.5) type cable (commercially available). Connecting the Power Cord Plug the supplied power cord into the AC socket on the rear of the projector. Then plug into AC outlet. TX/RX LED (yellow) Illuminates when transmit- ting/receiving data.
  • Page 32: 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. Info •...
  • Page 33: Turning The Power Off (Putting The Projector Into Standby Mode)

    Unplug the power cord from the AC outlet after the cooling fan stops. • The power indicator on the projector blinks in green while cooling. • The power indicator changes to red when the projector finishes cooling.
  • Page 34: 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 TENTER to exit the Setup Guide screen. Note •...
  • Page 35: 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 36: Switching The Input Mode

    INPUT1 INPUT2 INPUT3 • When “Auto Search” is set to “On”, INPUT (P/ R) on the projector functions as the Auto Search buttons. (See page 46.) Adjusting the Volume Press K/L on the remote control or –O/Q+ on the projector to adjust the vol-...
  • Page 37: Correcting Trapezoidal Distortion

    • The on-screen display of the Keystone Correction mode will disappear. • You can also use d KEYSTONE on the projector. About the Auto Keystone Correction • The projector automatically detects tilt and the AUTO KEYSTONE feature automatically cor- rects trapezoidal distortion. KEYSTONE button Adjustment buttons...
  • Page 38: 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 HRESIZE. • See page for setting on menu screen.
  • Page 39 VIDEO • “STRETCH” is fixed when 540P, 720P 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, 1080I 16:9 aspect ratio (4:3 aspect ratio in...
  • Page 40: Operating With The Remote Control

    Auto Sync (Auto Sync Adjustment) BREAK TIMER button Auto Sync function works when detect- FREEZE button ing input signal after the projector turns Press FAUTO SYNC to manually ad- PICTURE MODE just with Auto Sync function. button Note • When the optimum image cannot be achieved...
  • Page 41: Menu Items

    Menu Items The following shows the items that can be set in the projector. “Picture” menu INPUT 1 (RGB)/INPUT2 (RGB) Picture Net. Picture Mode Standard Contrast Bright Blue CLR Temp 8 5 0 0 Bright Boost Lamp Setting Bright Reset SEL./ADJ.
  • Page 42 Pict. Network Password Disable DHCP Client TCP/IP MAC Address 0 8 : 0 0 : 1 F : B 1 : B 7 : 7 4 Projector XG-MB67X SEL./ADJ. ENTER Main menu Help PRJ - ADJ Page 100% Main menu...
  • Page 43 “Help” menu Pict. Net. There is no picture or audio Vertical stripes or flickering image appear Data image is not centered Color is faded or poor Picture is dark The image is distorted Reset all adjustments to default settings SEL. ENTER The items you can set with the “Help”...
  • Page 44: 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 BMENU. • The “Picture” menu screen for the se- lected input mode is displayed.
  • Page 45 • The adjustment is stored. Press BMENU/HELP. • The menu screen will disappear. Note • Menu buttons do not function while the projector is operating the “Auto Sync”, “Break Time”, “FREEZE”, or “AV MUTE” functions. Picture Net. Picture Mode...
  • Page 46: Picture Adjustment ("Picture" Menu)

    8500K – Menu operation n Page INPUT 3 mode Picture Net. Picture Mode Standard Contrast Bright Color Tint Sharp CLR Temp 8 5 0 0 Bright Boost Progressive 3D Progressive Lamp Setting Bright Reset SEL./ADJ. ENTER Bright Boost Lamp Setting Eco + Quiet –...
  • Page 47: 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 48: Adjusting The Projected Image

    Adjusting the Projected Image (“SCR - ADJ” menu) 1 Setting the Resize Mode Note • For details of the Resize mode, see pages and 35. • You can also press HRESIZE on the remote control to set the resize mode. (See page 34.) 2 Adjusting the Image Position You can move the projected image vertically.
  • Page 49: 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 Description Logo Sharp logo screen Blue Blue screen None — 6 Selecting the Setup Guide Selectable items Description Displaying the Setup Guide when turning the projector on.
  • Page 50: Adjusting The Projector Function ("Prj - Adj" Menu)

    Adjusting the Projector Function (“PRJ - ADJ” menu) 1 Auto Search Function This function automatically searches for and switches to the input mode in which signals are being received, when the projector is turned on, or when the INPUT button is pressed.
  • Page 51: 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 61). Even if the prod- uct warranty is valid, the keycode reset will incur a charge.
  • Page 52: Locking The Operation Buttons On The Projector (Keylock Function)

    Note To cancel the keycode that you have already • Press R on the projector for four times in steps 2 and 3 above. When the System Lock is set • When System Lock is set, the keycode input screen appears after the power is turned on.
  • Page 53: Setting Up The Projector Network Environment ("Network" Menu)

    Setting up the Projector Network Environment (“Network” menu) Password DHCP Client TCP/IP 1 Setting a Password If you do not want others to change the setting for the “Network” menu, set a password. a Setting a Password Select “Password”, then press hENTER or Q.
  • Page 54: Dhcp Client Setting

    Setting up the Projector Network Environment (“Network” menu) (Continued) 2 DHCP Client Setting Connect the LAN cable before turning the pro- jector on. If not, the DHCP Client function does not work. Selectable items Obtains configuration parameters for TCP/IP network automatically.
  • Page 55: Troubleshooting With The "Help" Menu

    Troubleshooting with the “Help” menu This function advises you to solve the problems during usage. Utilizing the “Help” menu func- tions Example: When image flickering appears Operation to solve image flickering when pro- jecting the computer RGB signal. Press BMENU/HELP. Press O or Q to select “Help”, then press hENTER.
  • Page 56: 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 57: Maintenance Indicators

    At this time, the lamp indicator will illuminate in red. I If you try to turn on the projector a fourth time without replacing the lamp, the projector will not turn on.
  • Page 58 The sound of the cooling fan may change during operation because the fan speed may change and this is not a malfunction. • Do not unplug the power cord after the projector has entered standby mode and while the cooling fan is running. The cooling fan runs for about 90 seconds.
  • Page 59: 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 60: Removing And Installing The Lamp Unit

    • Make sure that you remove the lamp unit by the handle. 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, be sure to carefully follow the steps below.
  • Page 61: Resetting The Lamp Timer

    • Plug the power cord into the AC socket of the projector. Reset the lamp timer. • While simultaneously holding down UMENU/HELP, TENTER and R on the projector, press SSTANDBY/ON on the projector. • “LAMP 0000H” is displayed, indicating that the lamp timer is reset. Handle...
  • Page 62: Computer Compatibility Chart

    Pixel Clock: 12-108 MHz Sync signal:Compatible with TTL level • Compatible with sync on green signal The following is a list of modes that conform to VESA. However, this projector supports other signals that are not VESA standards. PC/MAC Resolution 640 ×...
  • Page 63: Troubleshooting

    • Cables incorrectly connected to the projector. • Volume is set to minimum. • When the projector is connected to an external device and the volume is set to minimum, the sound is not output even if you turn up the volume of the external device.
  • Page 64 Picture is too bright and • Image adjustments are incorrectly set. whitish. The cooling fan becomes • When temperature inside the projector increases, the cooling fan noisy. The lamp does not light • The lamp indicator is illuminating in red.
  • Page 65: 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 66: Specifications

    Zealand and Oceania, RGB cable, DIN-D-sub RS-232C adaptor, Operation manual (Printed and CD-ROM) 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.
  • Page 67: Dimensions

    Dimensions Units: inches (mm) ø9 (69.2) (77.5) (80) (315) (33.8) (46.2) (65.5) (75)
  • Page 68: Index

    RS-232C terminal ... 26 SCR - ADJ ... 44 Screen Size and Projection Distance ... 20 Setup Guide ... 30, 45 Sharp ... 43 Speaker ... 46 STANDBY button ... 29 STANDBY/ON button ... 28, 29 STRETCH ... 34, 35 Supplied accessories ...

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