Printed on post-consumer recycled paper. Imprimé sur du papier recyclé. LC-13B2UA LCD COLOR TELEVISION TÉLÉVISEUR COULEUR À ÉCRAN À CRISTAUX LIQUIDES (LCD) OPERATION MANUAL MODE D’EMPLOI Imprimé au Japon Printed in Japan TINS-7602CEZZ 02P02-JKK...
CAUTION: TO REDUCE THE RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK, DO NOT REMOVE COVER (OR BACK). NO USER-SERVICEABLE PARTS INSIDE. REFER SERVICING TO QUALIFIED SERVICE PERSONNEL. LC-13B2UA ENGLISH OPERATION MANUAL The lightning flash with arrow- head symbol, within an equilat- eral triangle, is intended to alert the user to the presence of uninsulated “dangerous voltage”...
IMPORTANT INFORMATION WARNING: FCC Regulations state that any unauthorized changes or modifications to this equipment not expressly approved by the manufacturer could void the user’s authority to operate this equipment. CAUTION: TO PREVENT ELECTRIC SHOCK, MATCH WIDE BLADE OF PLUG TO WIDE SLOT, FULLY INSERT. “Note to CATV system installer: This reminder is provided to call the CATV system installer’s attention to Article 820-40 of the National Electrical Code that provides guidelines for proper grounding and, in particular, specifies that the cable ground shall be connected to the grounding system of the building, as close to the point of cable entry as practical.”...
DEAR SHARP CUSTOMER Thank you for your purchase of the Sharp LCD Color TV product. To ensure safety and many years of trouble-free operation of your product, please read the Safety Precau- tions carefully before using this product. IMPORTANT SAFETY PRECAUTIONS Electricity is used to perform many useful functions, but it can also cause personal injuries and property damage if improperly handled.
IMPORTANT SAFETY PRECAUTIONS (Continued) I Cleaning—Unplug the power cord from the AC outlet before cleaning the product. Use a damp cloth to clean the product. Do not use liquid cleaners or aerosol cleaners. I Water and moisture—Do not use the product near water, such as bathtub, washbasin, kitchen sink and laundry tub, swimming pool and in a wet basement.
IMPORTANT SAFETY PRECAUTIONS (Continued) I 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. Section 810 of the National Electrical Code provides information with respect to proper grounding of the mast and supporting structure, grounding of the lead-in wire to an antenna discharge unit, size of grounding conductors, Iocation of antenna-discharge unit, connection to grounding elec- trodes, and requirements for the grounding electrode.
CONTENTS DEAR SHARP CUSTOMER ... 3 IMPORTANT SAFETY PRECAUTIONS ... 3-5 SUPPLIED ACCESSORIES ... 7 PREPARATION ... 8-10 Using the Remote Control ... 8 Batteries for the Remote Control ... 8 Power Connection ... 9 Antenna Connection ... 9, 10 FRONT AND REAR CONTROL OPTIONS ...
SUPPLIED ACCESSORIES Make sure the following accessories are provided with the product. Operation Manual LC-13B2UA LCD COLOR TELEVISION TÉLÉVISEUR COULEUR À ÉCRAN À CRISTAUX LIQUIDES (LCD) OPERATION MANUAL MODE D’EMPLOI Printed on post-consumer recycled paper. Imprimé sur du papier recyclé.
PREPARATION Using the Remote Control I Use the remote control by pointing it towards the remote sensor window. Objects between the remote control and sensor window may prevent proper operation. Cautions regarding use of remote control I Do not expose the remote control to shock. In addition, do not expose the remote control to liquids, and do not place in an area with high humidity.
“B” position on the RF switch (not supplied) : You can view the scrambled channels via the converter/ RF switch (not supplied) Cable TV converter/ Note: Consult your SHARP Dealer or Service Center for the type of splitter, RF switch or combiner that might be required. PREPARATION (Continued) Connect to the DC input terminal of the product.
PREPARATION (Continued) Antenna Connection (Continued) ANTENNAS • The antenna requirements for good color television reception are more important than those for black & white television reception. For this reason, a good quality outdoor antenna is strongly recommended. The following is a brief explanation of the type of connections that are provided with the various antenna systems.
FRONT AND REAR CONTROL OPTIONS Main unit (front view) Upper control panel Speaker Remote sensor window (The actual location is not visible.) Note: TV/VIDEO, CH ( )/( ), VOL (+)/(–), and MENU on the main unit have the same functions as the same buttons on the remote control.
FRONT AND REAR CONTROL OPTIONS (Continued) Main unit (rear view) VIDEO V ID E O AUDIO (L) /O U T A V -I N 2 A U D IO AUDIO (R) AUDIO (L) O N E N T C O M P AUDIO (R) A U D IO AV-IN2/OUT...
FRONT AND REAR CONTROL OPTIONS (Continued) Removing the Back Cover I Before connecting a connection cord into the rear terminal, remove the back cover. Push in the tab and pull out the back cover carefully. I To mount the cover, insert the 2 hooks on the bottom of the cover into the cabinet and press on the upper part of the back cover until the tab locks in place with a click.
REMOTE CONTROL POWER DISPLAY* SLEEP MUTE VOL(+)/(–) CH ( )/( ) MTS* BASIC OPERATION This product is factory set to comply with the TV broadcasting system in the United States. For Brazil, Argentina and Uruguay, set the color system according to the country before using this product by following the table below.
Turning on POWER Control section of main unit MAIN POWER POWER indicator Switching TV/VIDEO [AV1/AV2/COMPONENT/TV] Modes POWER POWER DISPLAY SLEEP BRIGHT MENU MUTE TV/VIDEO FLASHBACK TV/VIDEO BASIC OPERATION (Continued) Press MAIN POWER, located on the upper side of the main unit, to The POWER indicator instantane- ously changes from red to green and the main unit is turned on.
BASIC OPERATION (Continued) Sound Volume POWER DISPLAY SLEEP BRIGHT MENU MUTE TV/VIDEO FLASHBACK MUTE (+)/(–) ON/OFF Standby POWER DISPLAY SLEEP BRIGHT MENU MUTE TV/VIDEO FLASHBACK POWER Press VOL (+) to increase the sound volume. The segment of the indicator increases. Press VOL (–) to decrease the sound volume.
Changing the Channels Changing channels by using Channel Select on the remote control • This LCD TV set allows you to select up to 125 channels (1 to 125). To select a channel, enter a 2- or 3-digit number. POWER DISPLAY SLEEP BRIGHT...
SELECTING MENU ITEMS Selecting Menu Items • This LCD TV set allows you to adjust the various settings using the menu screen. Select the desired menu item by following the steps below and then refer to the indicated page for details. POWER DISPLAY SLEEP...
ADJUSTMENT Adjusting the SLEEP TIMER Settings You can set the SLEEP TIMER to automatically turn off the TV. POWER DISPLAY SLEEP BRIGHT MENU MUTE TV/VIDEO SLEEP FLASHBACK MENU POWER DISPLAY SLEEP BRIGHT MENU MUTE TV/VIDEO MENU/ FLASHBACK ]/[/ </ > Notes: When you set the SLEEP TIMER, the SLEEP indicator lights.
ADJUSTMENT (Continued) Adjusting the BRIGHTNESS Settings You can set the brightness of the screen. POWER DISPLAY SLEEP BRIGHT MENU MUTE TV/VIDEO BRIGHT FLASHBACK MENU POWER DISPLAY SLEEP BRIGHT MENU MUTE TV/VIDEO MENU/ FLASHBACK ]/[/ </ > Directly setting the BRIGHTNESS Press BRIGHT to display the BRIGHTNESS screen.
Adjusting the LANGUAGE Settings The language for the On-Screen Display can be ENGLISH, SPANISH or FRENCH. POWER DISPLAY SLEEP BRIGHT MENU MUTE TV/VIDEO MENU/ FLASHBACK ]/[/ </ > ADJUSTMENT (Continued) Press MENU to display the MENU screen. Press ]/[ to move the cursor to SET UP.
ADJUSTMENT (Continued) Adjusting the VIDEO ADJUST Settings POWER DISPLAY SLEEP BRIGHT MENU MUTE TV/VIDEO MENU/ FLASHBACK ]/[/ </ > Press MENU to display the MENU screen. Press ]/[ to move the cursor to VIDEO ADJUST. Press </ > to enter. Press ]/[ to move the cursor to the desired item.
When the picture or sound is not stable, set a specific COLOR SYSTEM (not AUTO). The picture and sound may be improved. ADJUSTMENT (Continued) Press >. Increase contrast Toward green Higher color intensity More bright Sharp picture Press >. Increase contrast Toward green Higher color intensity More bright Hard picture More blue level...
ADJUSTMENT (Continued) Adjusting the PRESET Settings POWER DISPLAY SLEEP BRIGHT MENU MUTE TV/VIDEO MENU/ FLASHBACK ]/[/ </ > Selected item Factory setting BRIGHTNESS [BRIGHT] AUTO POWER OFF [OFF] (only TV mode) UPSIDE [NORMAL] Normal vertical RIGHT/LEFT [NORMAL] Normal horizontal AV2 IN/OUT [IN] Press MENU to display the MENU screen.
SET UP I CHANNEL SETTING It is necessary to set the receiving mode to AIR or CABLE channels to receive locally broadcast TV programs. POWER DISPLAY SLEEP BRIGHT MENU MUTE TV/VIDEO MENU/ FLASHBACK ]/[/ </ > Note: Receivable channels of your TV set are: AIR channels: VHF: 2 through 13.
ADJUSTMENT (Continued) SET UP (Continued) I Saving broadcast TV channels in the memory POWER DISPLAY SLEEP BRIGHT MENU MUTE TV/VIDEO MENU/ FLASHBACK ]/[/ </ > I Adding weak or additional channels or erasing unwanted channels from TV memory POWER DISPLAY SLEEP BRIGHT MENU...
Adjusting the BLUE SCREEN Settings I BLUE SCREEN Automatically turns the screen blue if a broadcast signal is not received. POWER DISPLAY SLEEP BRIGHT MENU MUTE TV/VIDEO MENU/ FLASHBACK ]/[/ </ > Notes: When received signals are weak or interfered with by some other signals, the BLUE SCREEN function may be activated.
ADJUSTMENT (Continued) Adjusting the CLOSED CAPTION Settings I SETTING CLOSED CAPTION • This TV set is equipped with an internal Closed Caption decoder. “Closed Caption” is a system which allows conversations, narration, and sound effects in TV programs and home videos to be viewed as captions on the TV screen (see the illustration). •...
Adjusting the V-CHIP Settings I V-CHIP • This function allows TV programs to be restricted and TV usage to be controlled based on FCC data. It prevents children from watching violent or sexual scenes that may be harmful. • Restriction of TV programs includes two ratings that contain information about the program: the MPAA rating and the TV Parental Guidelines.
ADJUSTMENT (Continued) Adjusting the V-CHIP Settings (Continued)  TV PARENTAL GUIDELINES RATING TV-Y (All children) TV-Y7 (Direct to Older Children) ⇑ TV-G (General Audience) base TV-PG (Parental Guidance Suggested) ⇓ TV-14 (Parents Strongly Cautioned) TV-MA (Mature Audience Only) : The content rating can be set, but this rating is not normally broadcast by TV stations. ✕...
Adjusting the V-CHIP Settings (Continued) I SETTING V-CHIP  MPAA RATING POWER DISPLAY SLEEP BRIGHT MENU MUTE TV/VIDEO MENU/ FLASHBACK ]/[/ </ > Channel Select Notes: If you set G to BLOCK, all ratings are automatically blocked. If you set X to BLOCK, G, PG, PG-13, R and NC-17 are not blocked. ADJUSTMENT (Continued) Press MENU to display the MENU screen.
ADJUSTMENT (Continued) Parent Control (V-CHIP Operation Continued) Adjusting the V-CHIP Settings (Continued)  TV GUIDELINES I Setting MPAA POWER DISPLAY SLEEP BRIGHT MENU MUTE TV/VIDEO MENU/ FLASHBACK ]/[/ </ > I Setting BLOCK CONTENT POWER DISPLAY SLEEP BRIGHT MENU MUTE TV/VIDEO MENU/ FLASHBACK...
Adjusting the V-CHIP Settings (Continued)  ACTIVATE ON TO TURN ON V-CHIP BLOCK POWER DISPLAY SLEEP BRIGHT MENU MUTE TV/VIDEO MENU/ FLASHBACK ]/[/ </ > Channel Select  CANCELING THE V-CHIP BLOCK SCREEN WHILE V-CHIP BLOCK IS ACTIVATED POWER DISPLAY SLEEP BRIGHT MENU...
ADJUSTMENT (Continued) Adjusting the V-CHIP Settings (Continued)  CHANGING THE V-CHIP BLOCK SETTINGS POWER DISPLAY SLEEP BRIGHT MENU MUTE TV/VIDEO FLASHBACK Channel Select  CHANGING OR CLEARING THE SECRET NUMBER If you forget the secret number, clear the secret number as follows. Upper control panel of the main unit MENU...
CONNECTING WITH EXTERNAL DEVICES You can enjoy picture and sound by connecting a VCR or a home video game system to the terminals located on the rear of the TV set. When connecting an external device, turn off the power of the main unit first to prevent any possible damage.
CONNECTING WITH EXTERNAL DEVICES (Continued) Connecting a VCR, DVD player or a video camera (AV-IN1/2/COMPONENT) V ID E O /O U T A V -I N 2 A U D IO O N E N T C O M P A U D IO V ID E O A V -I N...
CONNECTING WITH EXTERNAL DEVICES (Continued) Outputting video and audio (video output) You can output video and audio data from the TV set through the AV output terminals (AV-OUT). Notes: AV2 has 2 OUT modes (see page 24). When using the S-Video input for AV-IN1, no video output will be made to the AV output terminal, but audio output will be made for connection to external audio systems.
TROUBLESHOOTING I Before calling for repair service, check the following items for possible remedies to the encountered symptoms. TV set Problem Picture Sound There is no picture or sound. There is no Picture picture. There is no picture from AV-IN 1. There is no sound.
Antenna Problem The picture is not sharp. The picture moves. The picture is doubled or tripled. The picture is spotted. There are stripes on the screen or colors fade. I Use in hot and cold rooms (locations) • When the unit is used in a low temperature rooms (location), the picture may leave trails or appear slightly delayed.
Weight Accessories 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.
Product, and shall constitute full satisfaction of all claims, whether based on contract, negligence, strict liability or otherwise. In no event shall Sharp be liable, or in any way responsible, for any damages or defects in the Product which were caused by repairs or attempted repairs performed by anyone other than an authorized servicer.
(b) Any Sharp product tampered with, modified, adjusted or repaired by any party other than Sharp, Sharp’s Authorized Service Centres or Sharp’s Authorized Servicing Dealers. (c) Damage caused or repairs required as a result of the use with items not specified or approved by Sharp, including but not limited to head cleaning tapes and chemical cleaning agents.