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LC-19SK25U LC-19SK25U-W LIQUID CRYSTAL TELEVISION IMPORTANT: To aid reporting in case of loss or theft, please record the TV's model and serial numbers in the space provided. The numbers are located at the rear of the TV. IMPORTANT INFORMATION ENGLISH OPERATION MANUAL Model No.: Serial No.:...
IMPORTANT INFORMATION SHARP LIQUID CRYSTAL TELEVISION, MODEL LC-19SK25U/LC-19SK25U-W Trademarks • Manufactured under license from Dolby Laboratories. “Dolby” and the double-D symbol are trademarks of Dolby Laboratories. • “HDMI, the HDMI logo and High-Defi nition Multimedia Interface are trademarks or registered trademarks of HDMI Licensing LLC.”...
DEAR SHARP CUSTOMER Thank you for your purchase of the Sharp Liquid Crystal Television. To ensure safety and many years of trouble-free operation of your product, please read the Important Safety Instructions carefully before using this product. IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS...
IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS • Water and Moisture — Do not use this product near water - for example, near a bath tub, wash bowl, kitchen sink, or laundry tub; in a wet basement; or near a swimming pool; and the like. •...
IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS • Outdoor Antenna Grounding — If an outside antenna is connected to the television equipment, be sure the antenna system is grounded so as to provide some protection against voltage surges and built-up static charges. Article 810 of the National Electrical Code, ANSI/NFPA 70, provides information with regard to proper grounding of the mast and supporting structure, grounding of the lead-in wire to an antenna discharge unit, size of grounding conductors, location of antenna-discharge unit, connection to grounding electrodes, and requirements for the grounding electrode.
IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS CHILD SAFETY: It Makes A Difference How and Where You Use Your Flat Panel Display Congratulations on your purchase! As you enjoy your new product, please keep these safety tips in mind: THE ISSUE • The home theater entertainment experience is a growing trend and larger ﬂ at panel displays are popular purchases.
Supplied accessories Make sure the following accessories are provided with the product. Remote control unit ( g 1) “AA” size manganese battery ( g 2) Page 9 Stand ( g 1) Screws ( g 3) Page 7 Page 7 • Always use the AC cord supplied with the TV. Before using the TV unit Attaching the stand •...
QUICK REFERENCE Ventilation & Cleaning Tips Keep your television in a well ventilated area and make sure not to place it by a heat source or use near water. The television is designed for AC use only and should be used with supplied AC cord. Clean the screen by spraying a soft lint free cloth with water to lightly moisten.
IF THE UNIT DOES NOT POWER ON - UNPLUG THE TELEVISION FROM THE OUTLET AND REPEAT THE INSTALLATION STEPS. IF YOU STILL ENCOUNTER NO POWER, PLEASE CONTACT US AT 1-800-BE-SHARP. 2 Insert two “AA” size batteries (supplied with the product).
Contents IMPORTANT INFORMATION ... 1 Trademarks ... 2 DEAR SHARP CUSTOMER ... 3 IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS ... 3 Supplied accessories ... 7 Before using the TV unit ...7 QUICK REFERENCE ... 8 Contents ... 10 Part names ...11 TV (Front) ...11 TV (Side/Rear) ...11...
Part names TV (Front) Remote control sensor OPC sensor* *OPC: Optical Picture Control (See page 27.) **See page 17 for TV status indicator. TV (Side/Rear) AC INPUT terminal POWER button MENU button INPUT button Channel buttons (CH r / s ) Volume buttons (VOL k / l )
Part names Remote control unit • When using the remote control unit, point it at the TV. POWER: Switch the TV power on or enters standby. (See page 17.) DISPLAY: Display the channel information. (See page 19). CC: Display captions from a closed-caption source. (See page 42.) 0 –...
Part names Kitchen Remote control unit KITCHEN TIMER/CLOCK SET/ALARM: Set the kitchen timer, clock or alarm. (See page 52.) MIN/HOUR : Set the minute of kitchen timer and the hour of clock or alarm. (See page 52.) SEC/MIN : Set the second of kitchen timer and the minute of clock or alarm. (See page 52.) SET/STOP : Conﬁ...
Preparation Using the remote control unit Use the remote control unit by pointing it towards the remote control sensor on the TV. Objects between the remote control unit and the remote control sensor may prevent proper operation. Cautions regarding the remote control unit •...
Preparation You can connect many types of external equipment to your TV like a Blu-ray disc player, HD-DVD player, DVD player, VCR, Digital TV tuner, HDMI equipment, game console or camcorder. To view external source images, select the input source from INPUT on the remote control unit or on the TV.
Preparation Connecting HDMI equipment You can use the INPUT 3 terminal when connecting HDMI equipment. • When using an HDMI-DVI conversion cable, input the audio signal to AUDIO terminal of INPUT 3. • When receiving an incompatible signal, such as 1080p, the message below appears without the image on the screen. For an incompatible video signal: “Not compatible with this signal.”...
Watching TV Simple operations for watching a TV program POWER indicator POWER (On/Standby) TV status indicator (POWER) Power off, Standby mode Green The TV is on Turning on the power Press POWER on the TV, or POWER on the remote control unit.
Watching TV Initial setup When you turn on the TV for the ﬁ rst time, it will automatically memorize the broadcasting channels where you live. Perform the following steps before you press POWER on the remote control unit. 1. Insert the batteries into the remote control unit. (See page 9.) 2.
Watching TV Simple button operations for changing channels You can change channels in several ways. Method 1 Using CH r / s on the remote control unit, on the kitchen remote control unit or on the TV. Method 2 1 Press FLASHBACK to switch to the previously tuned channel.
Watching TV Simple button operations for changing volume/sound ■ Changing the volume You can change the volume on the TV, on the remote control unit or on the kitchen remote control unit. ■ Using VOL k / l • To increase the volume, press VOL k . •...
Watching TV Setting MTS/SAP stereo mode The TV has a feature that allows reception of sound other than the main audio for the program. This feature is called Multi-channel Television Sound (MTS). The TV with MTS can receive mono sound, stereo sound and Secondary Audio Programs (SAP).
Basic adjustment settings Menu operation buttons Use the following buttons on the remote control to operate the menu. MENU: Press to open or close the menu screen. a / b / c / d : Press to select a desired item on the screen or adjust a selected item.
Basic adjustment settings EZ Setup You can run EZ Setup again, even after setting up the preset channels. Language setting Select from among 3 languages: English, French and Spanish. Press MENU to display the MENU screen, and then press c/d to select “Setup”. Press a/b to select “EZ Setup”, and then press ENTER.
Basic adjustment settings Channel memory setting Press MENU to display the MENU screen, and then press c / d to select “Setup”. Press a / b to select “CH Setup”, and then press ENTER. Press a / b to select “CH Memory”, and then press ENTER.
Basic adjustment settings Favorite channel setting This function allows you to program 4 favorite channels, in 4 different categories. By setting the favorite channels in advance, you can select your favorite channels easily. Registering your favorite channel Select the channel you want to register as a favorite channel.
Basic adjustment settings Picture adjustments Adjusts the picture to your preference with the following picture settings. Press MENU to display the MENU screen, and then press c / d to select “Picture”. Press a / b to select a speciﬁ c adjustment item.
Basic adjustment settings Advanced picture settings Advanced setting enables you to set the picture adjustment in more detail. There are four options you can choose from. C.M.S. (Color Management System) Color tone is managed using the six-color adjustment setting. Press MENU and the MENU screen displays. Press c / d to select “Picture”.
Basic adjustment settings Sound adjustment You can adjust the sound quality to your preference with the following settings. Press MENU to display the MENU screen, and then press c / d to select “Audio”. Audio Power Control DYNAMIC Treble 0] - Bass Balance Reset...
Basic adjustment settings Power Control Power control setting allows you to save energy. No signal off When set to “Enable”, the power will automatically shut down if there is no signal for 15 minutes. Press MENU to display the MENU screen, and then press c / d to select “Power Control”.
Using external equipment Displaying an external equipment image To view external source images, select the input source from INPUT on the remote control unit or on the TV. Press INPUT. • A list of selectable sources appears. Press INPUT again to select the input source. •...
Using external equipment Displaying an image from HDMI equipment To watch an HDMI equipment image, select “INPUT3” from “INPUT SOURCE” menu using INPUT on the remote control unit or on the Press MENU to display the MENU screen, and then press c / d to select “Setup”. Press a / b to select “HDMI Audio Select”...
Useful adjustment settings Auto Sync. Adjustment (for Analog PC input mode only ) This function enables the screen to be automatically adjusted to its best possible condition when the analog terminals of the TV and PC are connected with a commercially available RGB cable, etc.
Useful adjustment settings Picture Rotate You can set the orientation of the picture. Setting the Rotate on the MENU screen. Press MENU to display the MENU screen, and then press c/d to select “Setup”. Press a/b to select “Rotate”, and then press ENTER.
Useful adjustment settings Language setting You can also select a language from the Setup menu. Select from among 3 languages: English, French and Spanish. Press MENU to display the MENU screen, and then press c / d to select “Setup”. Press a / b to select “Language”, and then press ENTER.
Useful adjustment settings Input Label Lets you set the input terminal displayed when using the INPUT SOURCE menu or channel display. Press INPUT to select the desired input source. Press MENU to display the MENU screen, and then press c / d to select “Setup”. Press a / b to select “Input Label”, and then press ENTER.
Useful adjustment settings View Mode for 4:3 Programs Press VIEW MODE. • The View Mode menu displays. • The menu lists the View Mode options selectable for the type of video signal currently being received. Example Press VIEW MODE or a / b while the View Mode menu is displayed to select a desired item on the menu.
Useful adjustment settings View Mode (for PC input mode) You can select the screen size. • Connect the PC before making adjustments. (See page 16.) • Selectable screen size may vary with input signal type. Press VIEW MODE. • The View Mode menu displays. Example (Input 4:3 signal) Press VIEW MODE or a / b while the View...
Useful adjustment settings Advanced Option settings Perform the following steps to set the Option menu items on this page. Press MENU to display the MENU screen, and then press c / d to select “Option”. Press a / b to select a speciﬁ c adjustment item, and then press ENTER.
Useful adjustment settings Digital Audio This feature allows you to select the Primary and Secondary language and as well the type of audio transmitted in a digital broadcast. If the viewing channel is analog channel, Digital Audio cannot be selected. Press MENU to display the MENU screen, and then press c / d to select “Option”.
Useful adjustment settings AV MODE AV MODE gives you 7 viewing options to choose from to best match the surrounding environment of the TV, which can vary due to factors like room brightness, type of program watched or the type of image input from external equipment.
Useful adjustment settings Closed Captions and Digital Closed Captions Your TV is equipped with an internal Closed Caption decoder. It allows you to view conversations, narration and sound effects as subtitles on your TV. Closed Captions are available on some TV programs and on some VHS home video tapes at the discretion of the program provider.
Useful adjustment settings Digital Caption Setup When viewing a digital channel Setting the CLOSED CAPTION on the Menu Press MENU to display the MENU screen, and then press c / d to select “Option”. Press a / b to select “Digital Caption Setup”, and then press ENTER.
Useful adjustment settings Secret number setting for parental control Allows you to use a secret number to protect certain settings from being accidentally changed. IMPORTANT: Three conditions must be met to enable the V-Chip (see pages 46 to 49): 1 Secret No. is registered. 2 V-Chip/V-Chip (DTV Only) settings have been made.
Useful adjustment settings Changing the secret number Allows you to change your current secret number. Repeat steps 1 and 2 in Setting a secret number. • The secret number setting menu displays. Input the 4-digit secret number by using 0–9. Press a / b to select “Secret No.”, and then press ENTER.
Useful adjustment settings Parental control (setting V-CHIP level) V-CHIP is an electronic ﬁ ltering device built into your TV. This tool gives parents a great degree of control over broadcasts accessed by their children. It allows parents to select programs judged suitable for child viewing while blocking ones judged not suitable.
Useful adjustment settings Voluntary movie rating system (MPAA) Press MENU to display the MENU screen, and then press c / d to select “Setup”. Press a / b to select “Parental CTRL”, and then press ENTER. • The secret number setting menu displays only when “Secret No.”...
Useful adjustment settings Canadian Rating Systems • The TV rating systems in Canada are based on the Canadian Radio-Television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) policy on violence in television programming. • While violence is the most important content element to be rated, the structure developed takes into consideration other program content like language, nudity, sexuality and mature themes.
Useful adjustment settings Canadian English ratings Press MENU to display the MENU screen, and then press c / d to select “Setup”. Press a / b to select “Parental CTRL”, and then press ENTER. • Secret number setting menu displays only when “Secret No.”...
Other viewing options Freezing images Allows you to capture and freeze a moving image that you are watching. Press FREEZE. • A moving image is captured. Press FREEZE again to cancel the function. • When this function is not available, “No still image display available.”...
Using the kitchen remote control unit Kitchen Remote control unit This remote control is designed for use in a kitchen area. It can remotely control SHARP LCD TV’s, it is also has a timer with alarm function. If the remote control fails to operate TV functions, replace the batteries in the remote control unit.
Using the kitchen remote control unit Clock set You can adjust the current time. Press KITCHEN TIMER/CLOCK SET/ ALARM repeatedly until CLOCK SET icon on LCD ﬂ ashing. ALARM Press MIN/HOUR repeatedly to set hour portion of clock. Press SEC/MIN repeatedly to set minute portion of clock.
Using the kitchen remote control unit Alarm set You can set the timer to automatically turn on the TV. Press KITCHEN TIMER/CLOCK SET/ ALARM repeatedly until ALARM ON icon on LCD ﬂ ashing. ALARM Press MIN/HOUR repeatedly to set hour portion of ALARM.
Appendix Troubleshooting Problem • No power • Unit cannot be operated. • Remote control unit does not operate. • Picture is cut off/with sidebar screen. • Strange color, light color, or color misalignment • Power is suddenly turned off. • No picture •...
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CLEARING THE SECRET NUMBER If you forget the secret number, clear the secret number using the following procedure. Press MENU to display the MENU screen, and then press c / d to select “Setup”. Press a / b to select “EZ Setup”, “CH Setup”, “Parental CTRL” or “Reset”, and the Secret number input screen displays.
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