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Sharp XG-P20XU Operation Manual

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  • Page 2: Introduction

    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 3: Important Safeguards

    LCD Projector, observe the following basic rules for its installation, use and servicing. For your own protection and reliable usage of your LCD Projector, please be sure to read these “IMPORTANT SAFEGUARDS” carefully before use.

  • Page 4: Caution Concerning The Lamp Replacement

    Caution Concerning the Lamp Unit Potential hazard of glass particles if lamp ruptures. In case of lamp rupture, contact your nearest Authorized Sharp Industrial LCD Products Dealer or Service Center for a replacement. See “Replacing the Lamp” on pages Cautions Concerning the Setup of...

  • Page 5: Using The Kensington Lock

    • 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 6: Outstanding Features

    Outstanding Features 1. High-end LCD Projector with Ultra High Brightness • AC 220 W Lamp Use AC 220 W lamp for excellent color uniformity and ultra high brightness. 2. Computer Compatibility • Compatible with resolutions including VGA-SVGA (expanded), XGA (true resolution) and SXGA-UXGA (compressed) as well as DTV formats (480i, 480P, 720P and 1080i).

  • Page 7: Easy Setup

    • Raising the bar for roaming interaction with a wireless, RF (nondirectional) design that erases out-of-sight worries. Loaded with USB mouse control. 11. Useful Features • Picture-in-Picture, Digital Enlargement, Freeze • Customizable Startup Screen & Background Screen 12. Application Software • “Sharp Advanced Presentation Software—Professional Edition” (Network and Remote Control)

  • Page 8: Table Of Contents

    Contents Important Information Introduction ... IMPORTANT SAFEGUARDS ... Outstanding Features ... Contents ... How to Access the PDF Operation Manuals ... Part Names... Accessories ... Setup & Connections Connections... Power Supply ... Projecting Computer Images ... Watching Video Images ... Watching Component Video Images ...

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    Features ... Maintenance & Troubleshooting Lamp/Maintenance Indicators ... Replacing the Lamp ... Replacing the Air Filter ... Troubleshooting ... For SHARP Assistance (U.S.A. only) .. Appendix Connecting Pin Assignments ... (RS-232C) Specifications and Command Settings... Wired Remote Control Terminal Specifications ...

  • Page 10: How To Access The Pdf Operation Manuals

    2 Double click on the “My Computer” icon. 3 Double click on the “CD-ROM” drive. 4 Double click on the “manuals” folder. 5 Double click on the “xg-p20xu” folder. 6 Double click on the language (name of the folder) that you want to view.

  • Page 11: Part Names

    Part Names Numbers next to the part names refer to the main pages in this manual where the topic is explained. Projector Front View LAMP REPLACEMENT indicator POWER indicator POWER buttons (ON/OFF) MUTE button LENS button INPUT 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 buttons...

  • Page 12: Inserting And Removing The Batteries

    Part Names Numbers next to the part names refer to the main pages in this manual where the topic is explained. GyroRemote Front View Function button (1) INPUT button LEFT-CLICK/ ENTER button POWER button LENS button Function button (3) Function button (4) Gyration U.S.

  • Page 13: Accessories

    5BNC to 15pin D-sub cable (9 10 , 3 m) AN-C3BN RS-232C serial control cable (32 10 , 10 m) AN-C10RS Power cord QACCU5013DE01 Computer audio cable (ø3.5 mm stereo minijack cable) QCNW-4870CEZZ Extra air filter PFILD0080CEZZ Sharp Advanced Presentation Software operation manual TINS-7356CEZZ ID number seal TLABZ0781CEZZ E-12...

  • Page 14: Connections

    Connections Power Supply Connecting the Power Cord Plug the supplied power cord into the AC socket on the rear of the projector. Power cord Make the necessary connections before proceeding. Connect the power cord to a wall outlet. The POWER indicator lights up red and the projector enters standby mode.

  • Page 15: Projecting Computer Images

    When connecting this projector to a computer, select “RGB” for “Signal Type” on the GUI menu. (See page • A Macintosh adaptor may be required for use with some Macintosh computers. Contact your nearest Authorized Sharp Industrial LCD Products Dealer or Service Center.

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    • Before using the “Plug and Play” function, be sure to turn on the projector first and the connected computer last. • The DDC “Plug and Play” function of this projector operates only when used in conjunction with a VESA DDC compatible computer.

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    • The wireless mouse or RS-232C function may not operate if your computer port is not correctly set up. Please refer to the operation manual of the computer for details on setting up/installing the correct mouse driver. • A Macintosh adaptor may be required for use with some Macintosh computers. Contact your nearest Authorized Sharp Industrial LCD Products Dealer or Service Center.

  • Page 18: Watching Video Images

    • For higher quality video, you may use the S-VIDEO INPUT 5 terminal on the projector. S-video cable is sold separately. • If your video equipment does not have an S-video output terminal, use a composite video cable.

  • Page 19: Watching Component Video Images

    • BNC-RCA adaptors are included for use with RCA type cables and sources. • A ø3.5 mm stereo minijack to stereo RCA audio cable adaptor may be necessary. When connecting this projector to a DVD video player or DTV decoder, select “Component” for “Signal Type” on the GUI menu. (See page...

  • Page 20: Power On/off

    • When the projector cannot recognize GyroRemote, an on- screen display appears. Follow the instructions to activate control. • After the projector is unpacked and turned on for the first time, a slight odor may be emitted from the exhaust vent. This odor will soon disappear with use.

  • Page 21: Setting Up The Screen

    Lens shift dial • The lens shift dial is set to the upper most position at the factory. Remember to adjust lower by turning the dial when operating the projector. • The lens shift dial has two points to help orient the position. The center of the lens and bottom of the screen are the same height (10:0) and the center of the lens and center of the screen are the same height (5:5).

  • Page 22: Lens Button

    • Do not touch the lens when adjusting the focus or zoom. Keystone setting Trapezoidal distortion is caused when the projector image is positioned away from the center axis of the screen. This function allows you to correct the keystone effect for excellent picture quality.

  • Page 23: Adjusting The Projection Distance

    Move the projector forward or backward if the edges of the image are distorted. • The projector lens should be centered in the middle of the screen. If the lens center is not perpendicular to the screen, the image will be distorted, making viewing difficult.

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    –H Upper edge of screen • Optimal image quality is produced with the projector positioned perpendicular to the screen with all feet flat and level. Tilting or angling the projector will reduce the effectiveness of the lens shift function. E-23...

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    Adjusting the Projection Distance Standard Lens Throw distance ratio 1:1.8 to 2.4 NORMAL Mode (4:3) Screen size (4:3) (X) Diag. Width Height The formula for screen size and projection distance (Max.) = (0.0482x (Min.) = (0.037x (Upper) = 0.3x (Lower) = 0 WIDE Mode (16:9) Screen size (4:3) (X) Diag.

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    Adjusting the Projection Distance AN-W6EZ Throw distance ratio 1:1.3 to 1.7 NORMAL Mode (4:3) Screen size (4:3) (X) Diag. Width The formula for screen size and projection distance (Max.) = (0.0347x (Min.) = (0.0267x (Upper) = 0.3x (Lower) = 0 WIDE Mode (16:9) Screen size (4:3) (X) Diag.

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    Adjusting the Projection Distance AN-T6EZ Throw distance ratio 1:2.5 to 3.3 NORMAL Mode (4:3) Screen size (4:3) (X) Diag. Width Height The formula for screen size and projection distance (Max.) = (0.0674x (Min.) = (0.0519x (Upper) = 0.3x (Lower) = 0 WIDE Mode (16:9) Screen size (4:3) (X) Diag.

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    Adjusting the Projection Distance AN-P9MX Throw distance ratio 1:0.9 NORMAL Mode (4:3) Screen size (4:3) (X) Diag. Width The formula for screen size and projection distance l = (0.0186x h = 0.3x WIDE Mode (16:9) Screen size (4:3) (X) Diag. Width The formula for screen size and projection distance l = (0.0203x...

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    Adjusting the Projection Distance AN-P48EZ Throw distance ratio 1:4.6 to 6.1 NORMAL Mode (4:3) The formula for screen size and projection distance (Max.) = (0.1214x (Min.) = (0.0927x (Upper) = 0.3x (Lower) = 0 WIDE Mode (16:9) Screen size (4:3) (X) Diag.

  • Page 30: Image Projection

    • When using a mirror, be sure to carefully position both the projector and the mirror so the light does not shine into the eyes of the audience. • It is recommended that you use the optional Sharp ceiling-mount bracket for this installation. • Before mounting the projector, contact your nearest...

  • Page 31: Introducing Gyroremote

    Nondirectional radio design with 98 5 (30 m) range. • The control range measured is with the antenna fully extended. • The control range under actual operating conditions may be less than optimum depending on where the projector is placed and the radio signal environment.

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    GyroRemote Features 3. Gesture tracking Accurately tracks your hand movements in the air for pinpoint control of projector menus and computer cursor. Projector Control (for OSD) • GYRO ACTIVE, LEFT-CLICK/ENTER and RIGHT-CLICK/UNDO controls depend on whether the GyroRemote is operating the projector or the computer.

  • Page 33: Using Gyroremote

    Press POWER on the GyroRemote, located on the front, inside the upper cover. • The GYRO RF indicator on the projector flashes green whenever it receives a radio signal from the GyroRemote. Operating the screen pointer Press POINTER on the GyroRemote.

  • Page 34: Function Assign

    Press Function (1–4) and select the desired item. Press UNDO. The “Button Assign” list display disappears. • The Button Assign function is not recorded on the GyroRemote itself, it is recorded on the projector side. : LEFT-CLICK/ENTER button : RIGHT-CLICK/UNDO button...

  • Page 35: Using The Presentation Tools

    Using the Presentation Tools This projector is equipped with presentation tools that can be used to emphasize keypoints within your presentation. You can use these tools by accessing the “Button Assign” list on your GyroRemote. Choose popup list “1/5”. (See...

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    OS: Mac OS 8.5 or higher • If this is the first time connecting the projector to the PC, the PC may need to load standard USB drivers from the operating system. Follow the on-screen instructions. Some operating systems (Windows 98) may prompt you to insert the original operating system installation CD- ROM, if the USB driver is not already loaded on the PC.

  • Page 37: Setting Up Gyroremote

    Setting up GyroRemote The projector uses RF channel and TEACH/LEARN settings to recognize individual projectors that may be operating in the same area, and keep them from interfering with each other. One GyroRemote can operate multiple projectors or you can even use multiple GyroRemotes to control one projector.

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    TEACH/LEARN • Each GyroRemote has its own ID code, which must be recognized by the projector that is going to be used. • The projector only recognizes the signal of the GyroRemote whose ID code has been input. Signals from other projectors or GyroRemotes that may be operating in the same area are not allowed to interrupt each other.

  • Page 39: Using As A Wired Remote Control

    You can use the IR remote control by connecting a ø3.5 mm stereo minijack cable (sold separately) from the wired remote control input on the bottom of the remote control to the WIRED REMOTE control input terminal, a SHARP product.

  • Page 40: Using The Operation Buttons

    GyroRemote. Choose popup list “5/5”. (See page • When no signal is received, “NO SIGNAL” will be displayed. When a signal that the projector is not preset to receive is received, “NOT REG.” will be displayed. INPUT 1 Mode...

  • Page 41: Superimposing A Black Screen

    Superimposing a Black Screen Projector BLACK SCREEN Projected Image Displaying a Still Image GyroRemote Function (2) ASSIGN Select Button Assign list On-screen Display This function can be used to superimpose a black screen over the projected image. Blacking out the Projected Image Press BLACK SCREEN.

  • Page 42: Magnifying A Specific Portion Of An Image

    • Select “Screen Pan” when you want to remove the Screen Pan icon (exiting this mode). • You can also pan and scan around the image by using ∂/ ƒ/ß/© on the projector. 1, press UNDO. 64, no change will occur.

  • Page 43: Adjusting The Picture Aspect Ratio

    Adjusting the Picture Aspect Ratio Projector RESIZE UNDO COMPUTER Output screen image Input Signal NORMAL FULL RESIZE NORMAL FOR 4:3 aspect ratio RESIZE NORMAL FOR 4:3 aspect ratio (1024 768) RESIZE RESIZE NORMAL FULL FOR 5:4 aspect ratio (1280 1024)

  • Page 44: Gamma Correction Function

    Gives greater depth to darker portions of image for a more exciting theater experience. CUSTOM Allows you to adjust gamma value using Sharp Advanced Presentation Software. Press GAMMA. Each time GAMMA is pressed, the gamma level toggles as shown on the left.

  • Page 45: Using The Gui (graphical User Interface) Menu Screen

    Using the GUI (Graphical User Interface) Menu Screen Basic Operations This projector has two sets of menu screens that allow you to adjust the image and various projector settings. These menu screens which appear on pages the GyroRemote with the following procedure.

  • Page 46: Menu Bars

    Custom • “Color”, “Tint”, and “Sharp” appear only when None Component input is selected in INPUT 1 or 2 mode. For INPUT 3 (DVI), in “Picture” menu, only “CLR Temp” is active and the other menus are displayed in gray.

  • Page 47: Main Menu

    Menu Bars Items on the INPUT 4 or 5 Mode Menu Bar Main menu Sub menu Picture Contrast Bright Color Tint Sharp Blue CLR Temp Reset Progressive Mode 2D Progressive 3D Progressive Film Mode Audio Balance Treble Bass Reset Audio Out...

  • Page 48: Adjusting The Picture

    • The adjustments can be stored separately in the INPUT 1 to 5 modes. • Depending on the type of signal received, “Sharp” may not be adjustable for COMPONENT input in INPUT 1 or 2 mode. Adjusting the Color Temperature This function can be used to adjust the color temperature to suit the type of image input to the projector (video, computer image, TV broadcast, etc.).

  • Page 49: Progressive Mode

    Adjusting the Picture Progressive Mode This function allows you to select the progressive display of a video signal. The progressive display projects a smoother video image. See page • Film Mode cannot work with PAL 50 Hz. for the procedure details. Selects the progressive conversion mode.

  • Page 50: Adjusting The Computer Images (rgb Menu Only)

    Saving and Selecting Adjustment Settings This projector allows you to store up to seven adjustment settings for use with various computers. Once these settings are stored, they can be easily selected each time you connect a computer to the projector. Saving the adjustment setting •...

  • Page 51: Special Mode Adjustment

    Adjusting the Computer Images (RGB menu only) Special Mode Adjustment Ordinarily, the type of input signal is detected and the correct resolution mode is automatically selected. However, for some signals, the optimal resolution mode in “Special Modes” on the “Fine Sync” menu screen may need to be selected to match the computer display mode.

  • Page 52: Auto Sync Adjustment

    AUTO SYNC will be executed in Normal mode. • Auto Sync adjustment may take some time to complete, depending on the image of the computer connected to the projector. • When the optimum image cannot be achieved with Auto Sync adjustment, use manual adjustments. (See page Auto Sync Display Function Normally, an image is not superimposed during Auto Sync adjustment.

  • Page 53: Adjusting The Sound

    Adjusting the Sound This projector’s audio is factory preset to standard settings. However, you can adjust it to suit your own preferences by adjusting the following audio settings. See page • To reset all adjustment items, select “Reset” on the “Audio” menu screen and press...

  • Page 54: Displaying Dual Pictures (rgb Menu Only)

    • When selecting the image for the inset picture, only the images being input will be displayed. • The audio of the inset picture will come out of the projector’s speakers. • Picture in Picture does not work in case of the following RGB signals.

  • Page 55: Turning On/off The On-screen Display

    Turning On/Off the On-screen Display This function allows you to turn on or off the on-screen messages that appear during input select. See page for the procedure details. Setting the Video Signal (VIDEO menu only) The video input system mode is preset to “Auto”; however, it can be changed to a specific system mode if the selected system mode is not compatible with the connected audiovisual equipment.

  • Page 56: Selecting A Background Image

    See page • By selecting “Custom”, the projector can display a custom image (i.e. your company logo) as the startup image. The custom image must be a 256-color BMP file with a picture size no larger than 1,024 Presentation Software operation manual for how to save (or change) a custom image.

  • Page 57: Selecting The Economy Mode

    Monitor Out/RS-232C Off Function This projector consumes power when using a monitor connected to the OUTPUT port for INPUT 1, 2 and a computer connected to the RS-232C port. When not using these ports, “MNTR Out/RS232C” can be set to “...

  • Page 58: Confirming The Lamp Usage Time

    Reversing/Inverting Projected Images This projector is equipped with a reverse/invert image function which allows you to reverse or invert the projected image for various applications. See page • This function is used for the reversed image and ceiling-mount setups. See page...

  • Page 59: Setting The Stacking Mode

    • When the projector is set to “Slave”, operations follow the button operations sent from the “Master”. • When set to slave, all buttons on the projector along with ENTER, UNDO, POWER, LENS and MENU on the GyroRemote can be used. The slave cannot operate the other buttons on GyroRemote.

  • Page 60: Deselecting Inputs

    This menu allows you to adjust the transmission speed of the RS-232C connection by selecting the baud rate. See page for the procedure details. • Make sure that both the projector and computer are set for the same baud rate. Refer to the computer’s operation manual for instructions for setting the baud rate. E-59...

  • Page 61: Controling Multiple Projectors With Id Numbers

    Press © to select the first digit and ∂/ƒ to select the desired number. Continue this procedure for the remaining two digits. • Be sure to set the ID No. in the Option menu and attach a corresponding number seal to the projector. • The ID No. can be set from 001 to 250.

  • Page 62: Protecting Important Settings With A Password

    Protecting Important Settings with a Password A password can be set by the user and used with the keylock level to prevent adjustments to certain settings on the GUI. See page • When password is set, you need to enter the password to use “PRJ Mode”, “Stack Setting”, “Keylock Level”, “Set Inputs”, “RS-232C”...

  • Page 63: Selecting The On-screen Display Language

    Selecting the On-screen Display Language English is the preset language for the On-screen Display; however, this can be changed to German, Spanish, Dutch, French, Italian, Swedish, Portuguese, Chinese, Korean or Japanese. See page the procedure details. Displaying the Adjustment Settings This function can be used to display all the adjusted settings on the screen simultaneously.

  • Page 64: Using Extended Functionality Features

    RS-232C connection. Output terminals are provided (RS-232C on the projector) enabling a daisy chain configuration and eliminating the need for a distributor. This projector is also equipped with a function to send status information (lamp usage time, etc.) to a Sharp Service Center or outside contractor for quick and efficient customer service.

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    Video Source 2 This projector can be used in a network of projectors managed from a single PC with the accompanied Sharp Advanced Presentation Software—Professional Edition. Projectors in conference rooms on the first and third floors of a building, for example, can be used for video presentations, while projectors on the second floor can be used for PC-assisted presentations.

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    Laser Disc INPUT5 For brighter images, two projectors can be stacked using the Stack Setting function, with one projector set as the Master and the other as the Slave. The operations of the Slave projector are controlled by the Master projector during projection through an RS-232C connection.

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    • Image quality may deteriorate when picture signals are input through multiple projectors in a daisy chain connection. • For more information on this feature, see the operation manuals accompanying the Sharp Advanced Presentation Software— Professional Edition. • When UXGA signal is displayed, the videowall can not be set by Sharp Advanced Presentation Software—Professional Edition.

  • Page 68: Lamp/maintenance Indicators

    • If the TEMPERATURE WARNING indicator lights up, follow the above possible solutions and then wait until the projector has cooled down completely before turning the power back on. (At least 5 minutes.) • If the power is turned off and then turned on again, as during a brief rest, the LAMP REPLACEMENT indicator may be triggered, preventing the power from going on.

  • Page 69: Replacing The Lamp

    Carefully change the lamp by following the steps below. If the new lamp does not light after replacement, take your projector to the nearest Authorized Sharp Industrial LCD Products Dealer or Service Center for repair. Purchase a replacement lamp unit (lamp/cage module) of the current type BQC-XGP20X//1 from your nearest Authorized Sharp Industrial LCD Products Dealer or Service Center.

  • Page 70: Resetting The Lamp Timer

    Replacing the Lamp Remove the lamp cage cover. Turn over the projector and loosen the user service screw that secures the lamp cage cover. Then slide the cover in the direction of the arrow. User service screw Attach the lamp cage cover.

  • Page 71: Replacing The Air Filter

    • This projector is equipped with two air filters to ensure the optimal operating condition of the projector. • The air filters should be cleaned every 100 hours of use. Clean the filters more often when the projector is used in a dusty or smoky location.

  • Page 72: Troubleshooting

    • When the GyroRemote is connected to the projector with wired remote control cable, confirm the position of the IR/Gyro switch. (See page • When the projector is set to slave, use the buttons on the master projector or change the setting by RS-232C commands from the computer. (See page Cannot be operated by all •...

  • Page 73: Connecting Pin Assignments

    Connecting Pin Assignments INPUT 1 RGB and OUTPUT (INPUT 1, 2) Signal Ports: 15-pin Mini D-sub female connector RS-232C Port: 9-pin D-sub male connector of the DIN-D-sub RS-232C cable Pin No. INPUT 3 DVI Port: 29-pin C1C2 8 16 • * Return for 5 V, Hsync.

  • Page 74: (rs-232c) Specifications And Command Settings

    • When using the computer control function of the projector, the projector operating status cannot be read to the computer. Therefore, confirm the status by transmitting the display commands for each adjustment menu and checking the status with the On-screen Display.

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    INPUT 1 (RGB 1) COLOR ( 30 – OK OR ERR INPUT 1 (RGB 1) TINT ( 30 – OK OR ERR INPUT 1 (RGB 1) SHARP ( 30 – OK OR ERR INPUT 1 (RGB 1) CLR TEMP ( 3 – OK OR ERR...

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    • SERIAL NO. CHECK command is used to read out the 12 digits of serial No.. • After OK is returned, enter PROJECTOR NAME, up to 12-character memory. The PROJECTOR NAME in memory can then be output (confirmed). E-75 RETURN...

  • Page 77: Wired Remote Control Terminal Specifications

    WIRED REMOTE control input terminal on the projector to the remote control. The codes for these functions are complex and are, therefore, not listed here. Sharp remote control signal format Transmission format: 15-bit format 67.5 ms...

  • Page 78: Computer Compatibility Chart

    125.6 • This projector may not be able to display images from notebook computers in simultaneous (CRT/LCD) mode. Should this occur, turn off the LCD display on the notebook computer and output the display data in “CRT only” mode. Details on how to change display modes can be found in your notebook computer’s operation manual.

  • Page 79: Dimensions

    Dimensions Side View Front View Bottom View Rear View Side View Top View (319) (3.5) (23) (34) (248) (155) (26.5) Units: inches (mm) E-78...

  • Page 80: Specifications

    (6 ⁄ , 15 cm), Three BNC-RCA adaptors, Extra air filter, Lens cap, CD-ROM, LCD projector operation manual, LCD projector quick guide, Sharp Advanced Presentation Software operation manual, ID number seal Standard lens unit (CLNS-0236CE01), Lamp unit (Lamp/cage module) (BQC-XGP20X//1),...

  • Page 81: Glossary

    CLR Temp (Color temperature) Function that can be used to adjust the color temperature to suit the type of image input to the projector. Decrease the color temperature to create warmer, reddish images for natural flesh tones, or increase to create cooler, bluish images for a brighter picture.

  • Page 82: Index

    Index AC socket ... Adjusting the Picture ... Adjustment Feet ... Air filter ... Aspect ratio ... ASSIGN Select button ... Audio ... Audio cable ... AUDIO INPUT terminal ... AUDIO OUTPUT terminal ... Auto sync adjustment ... AUTO SYNC button ... Background ...

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