Sharp AQUOS LC-57D90U Operation Manual

Sharp AQUOS LC-57D90U Operation Manual

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  • Page 2: Important Information

    • Menu items that are not selectable are grayed out. 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 IMPORTANT INFORMATION WARNING: TO REDUCE THE RISK OF FIRE OR ELECTRIC SHOCK, DO NOT EXPOSE THIS PRODUCT TO RAIN OR MOISTURE.
  • Page 3 DECLARATION OF CONFORMITY SHARP LIQUID CRYSTAL TELEVISION, MODEL LC-57D90U This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions: (1) This device may not cause harmful interference, and (2) this device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation.
  • Page 4: Dear Sharp Customer

    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 Electricity is used to perform many useful functions, but it can also cause personal injuries and property damage if improperly handled.
  • Page 5 When transporting the TV, never carry it by holding onto the display. Be sure to always carry the TV with two or more people holding the grips on the back of the TV. • Lightning — For added protection for this television equipment during a lightning storm, or when it is left unattended and unused for long periods of time, unplug it from the wall outlet and disconnect the antenna.
  • Page 6 EQUIPMENT NEC —NATIONAL ELECTRICAL CODE • To prevent fire, never place any type of candle or flames on the top or near the TV set. • To prevent fire or shock hazard, do not expose this product to dripping or splashing.
  • Page 7: Quick Reference

    14.) 3. Connect the AC plug for the AQUOS television into the wall outlet. • Place the TV close to the AC outlet, and keep the power plug within reach. CAUTION • TO PREVENT RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK, DO NOT TOUCH UN-INSULATED PARTS OF ANY CABLES WITH THE AC CORD CONNECTED.
  • Page 8 QUICK REFERENCE If the remote control fails to operate TV functions, replace the batteries in the remote control unit. Open the battery cover. CAUTION Improper use of batteries can result in chemical leakage or explosion. Be sure to follow the instructions below.
  • Page 9: Table Of Contents

    Contents IMPORTANT INFORMATION ……………………… 1 DEAR SHARP CUSTOMER ………………………… 3 IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS …………… 3 QUICK REFERENCE ………………………………… 6 Contents ……………………………………………… 8 Trademarks …………………………………………… 9 COPYRIGHT AND LICENSE NOTICE …………… 9 Supplied accessories …………………………… 10 Part names ………………………………………… 11 TV (Front) ……………………………………… 11 TV (Rear) ………………………………………...
  • Page 10: Trademarks

    • CableCARD™ is a trademark of Cable Television Laboratories, Inc. COPYRIGHT AND LICENSE NOTICE • It is the intent of Sharp that this product be used in full compliance with the copyright laws of the United States and that prior permission be obtained from copyright owners whenever necessary.
  • Page 11: Supplied Accessories

    Cable clamp (g4) Page 6 NOTE • Always use the AC cord supplied with the LCD-TV. • AC cord enclosed in this product are for 110-125V. When using this product on the 220-240V, please consult the following: SHARP ELECTRONICS CORPORATION 6100 Blue Lagoon Drive, Suite 230, Miami, Florida 33126, U.S.A.
  • Page 12: Part Names

    Part names TV (Front) Volume buttons (VOLl/k ) Remote control sensor OPC sensor NOTE • See page 15 for the TV status indicator. Channel buttons (CHs/r) INPUT button POWER indicator OPC indicator* POWER button Headphone jack (When connecting headphones, the sound from the speaker is muted.)
  • Page 13: Tv (Rear)

    DIGITAL CABLE IN terminal * Press RESET if the TV cannot return to its original state after performing various operations. • AV MODE resets to DYNAMIC (Fixed) • TV channel returns to initial channel (Air:2ch, Cable:1 or 2ch) • Audio setting initializes •...
  • Page 14: Remote Control Unit

    21 FLASHBACK: Returns to the previous channel or external input mode. (See page 17.) 22 INPUT: Selects a Liquid Crystal Television input source. (TV, INPUT 1, INPUT 2, INPUT 3, INPUT 4, INPUT 5, i.LINK) (See pages 32 and 46.) 23 CH r r /s s : Selects the channel.
  • Page 15: Preparation

    • The remote control unit may not work properly if the remote control sensor on the TV is under direct sunlight or strong lighting. In such cases, change the angle of the lighting or the TV, or operate the remote control unit closer to the remote control sensor.
  • Page 16: Watching Tv

    • The TV enters standby mode and the image on the screen disappears. • The POWER indicator on the TV gradually turns off. NOTE • If you are not going to use this TV for a long period of time, be sure to remove the AC cord from the power outlet. CAUTION •...
  • Page 17: Initial Setup

    Watching TV Initial setup When you turn on the TV for the first time, it will automatically memorize the broadcasting channels where you live. Perform the following steps before you press TV POWER on the remote control unit. 1. Insert the batteries into the remote control unit. (See page 7.) 2.
  • Page 18: Changing Channels-Air/Cable

    AIR or CABLE to select the antenna and then following one of the methods below. Method 1 Using CHr/s on the remote control unit or on the TV. Method 2 1. Press FLASHBACK to switch to the previously tuned channel.
  • Page 19: Changing Volume/Sound

    Watching TV Changing volume/sound I Changing the volume You can change the volume on the TV or on the remote control unit. I Using VOL k k k k k /l l l l l • To increase the volume, press VOL k k k k k .
  • Page 20: Setting Mts/Sap Stereo Mode

    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).
  • Page 21: Connecting Digital Cable Module

    NOTE • If your cable company does not have CableCARD security module available, you must connect to the cable-TV set- top box via component video or DVI in order to receive HDTV programs. (See page 35.) I When you change your address (See page 65.) I About EAS (Emergency Alert System) (See page 65.)
  • Page 22: Basic Adjustment Settings

    Basic adjustment settings AV input mode menu items List of AV menu items to help you with operations Picture OPC ... Page 27 Backlight ... Page 26 Contrast ... Page 26 Brightness ... Page 26 Color ... Page 26 Tint ... Page 26 Sharpness ...
  • Page 23: Ez Setup

    • If no channel is found, confirm the type of connection made with your TV and try EZ Setup again. • Make sure what kind of connection is made with your TV. Channel Setup If initial setup does not memorize all the channels in your region, follow the instructions below to manually memorize the channels.
  • Page 24: Antenna Setup - Digital - Air

    .) using CHr NOTE • Make sure what kind of connection is made with your TV. Antenna Setup – DIGITAL – Air In order to receive digital air broadcasts, you need a digital broadcast antenna. You can confirm the antenna configuration through the “Antenna Setup - DIGITAL”...
  • Page 25 • Technical information displays. Press MENU to exit. FAT (Forward Applications Transport) information: • FAT denotes a TV program channel that your digital cable service provides. Digital cable reception information such as signal lock status and frequency is provided. Status: When the TV is tuned to a program channel, it shows “LOCK”.
  • Page 26: Standby Mode

    Basic adjustment settings Standby Mode Standby Mode may be set to either start the TV quickly from standby or conserve energy while on standby. Press MENU and the MENU screen displays. Press c/d to select “Setup”. Press a/b to select “Standby Mode”, and then press ENTER.
  • Page 27: Picture Adjustments

    Basic adjustment settings Picture adjustments Adjusts the picture to your preference with the following picture settings. Adjustments for AV source MENU [ Picture ] Picture Audio Backlight [+16] –16 Contrast [+30] Brightness –30 Color –30 Tint –30 Sharpness –10 Advanced Reset Selected item cbutton...
  • Page 28: Opc Setting

    • When set to “On: Display”, OPC effect displays on the screen while the OPC adjusts the screen brightness. Advanced picture adjustments This TV provides various advanced functions for optimizing the picture quality. Press MENU and the MENU screen displays.
  • Page 29: Sharpness Enhancement

    Basic adjustment settings Sharpness Enhancement Provides sharper images with more depth by adjusting background sharpness. NOTE • The higher the number of the level, the more sharpness and depth you will get in images. However, this may also add more background noise. Automatic Contrast Adjusts black level and white level in images automatically as appropriate to a particular scene.
  • Page 30: Sound Adjustment

    Basic adjustment settings Sound adjustment You can adjust the sound quality to your preference with the following settings. Press MENU and the MENU screen displays. Press c/d to select “Audio”. MENU [ Audio ] Audio Power Control Treble [ 0] –15 Bass [ 0]...
  • Page 31: Power Control

    Press MENU to exit. NOTE • “Disable” is the factory preset value. • When a TV program finishes, this function may not operate. No operation off When set to “Enable”, the power will automatically shut down if there is no operation for 3 hours.
  • Page 32: Digital Setup

    DIGITAL AUDIO INPUT terminal is connected to the DIGITAL AUDIO OUTPUT terminal on the TV (see page 37). Please select an audio output format compatible with the audio format of the program you are watching and the equipment connected.
  • Page 33: Using External Equipment

    Using external equipment You can connect many types of external equipment to your TV like a DVD player, VCR, Digital TV tuner, PC, HDMI equipment, game console or camcorder. To view external source images, select the input source with INPUT on the remote control unit or on the TV.
  • Page 34: Connecting A Dvd Player

    Using external equipment Connecting a DVD player You can use the INPUT 1, INPUT 2, INPUT 4 or INPUT 5 terminals when connecting to a DVD player and other audiovisual equipment. When using component cable. When using composite cable. When using DVI cable. (INPUT 5) ø...
  • Page 35: Connecting A Vcr

    Using external equipment Connecting a VCR You can use the INPUT 3 terminal when connecting a VCR and other audiovisual equipment. NOTE • The S-video terminal takes priority over the video terminals. S-video cable (commercially available) NOTE • When attempting to record copy protected material on a VCR or other recording device, the copy protection will activate and the protected material will not be recorded correctly.
  • Page 36: Connecting A Digital Tv Stb (Air Or Cable)

    Using external equipment Connecting a Digital TV STB (Air or Cable) You can use the INPUT 1, INPUT 2, INPUT 4 or INPUT 5 terminals when connecting a Digital TV STB (Air or Cable) and other audiovisual equipment. NOTE • If your cable-TV company has CableCARD security module available, you can also use the CableCARD security module to receive HDTV programs.
  • Page 37: Connecting Hdmi Equipment

    HDMI equipment Displaying an image from HDMI equipment To watch an HDMI equipment image, select “INPUT4” from “INPUT SOURCE” menu using INPUT on the remote control unit or on the TV. (See page 46.) INPUT SOURCE INPUT1 INPUT2 INPUT3 INPUT4...
  • Page 38: Connecting A Pc

    Using external equipment Connecting a PC Use the INPUT 5 terminal to connect a PC. NOTE • Refer to page 69 for a list of PC signals compatible with the TV. ø 3.5 mm stereo minijack cable (commercially available) PC with DVI terminal Using Digital Audio Output It is possible to output audio through the DIGITAL AUDIO OUTPUT terminal.
  • Page 39: Connecting D-Vhs Decks/Av-Hdd Recorder/Blu-Ray Disc Recorder ( Connection)

    In this case the device should be connected at the end of any series of connections. • This TV can relay data during power off, by selecting “Active” in the “Standby Mode” option in “i.LINK Setup”. (See page 39.) •...
  • Page 40: Setting The Recording Mode (

    Data cannot be relayed at this setting. NOTE • When the main power of the TV is in standby mode (POWER indicator lights off), i.LINK control commands cannot be received from an i.LINK device. This does not change even if the “Standby Mode” is set to “Active”. To control the TV from an i.LINK device, turn the TV power...
  • Page 41: Selecting An Device

    Using external equipment Selecting an i.LINK device • In order to control an i.LINK device from the TV, you must first choose the i.LINK device to be controlled. • One i.LINK device can be chosen from up to 16 i.LINK connected decks.
  • Page 42: Controlling An Device

    Using external equipment Controlling an i.LINK device • An i.LINK compatible device can be controlled from the TV using the i.LINK control panel on the screen. • The steps in “i.LINK Setup” on page 39 need to be completed beforehand.
  • Page 43: Automatic Input Switching To

    ENTER. • This TV may not be able to operate some i.LINK devices using the control panel, or to display picture and/or sound input from some i.LINK devices.
  • Page 44: Recording Digital Programs With Av-Hdd Recorder/Blu-Ray Disc Recorder

    • When the input mode is i.LINK, you cannot operate recording. • When an AV-HDD recorder/Blu-ray Disc recorder connected to the TV is under timer recording, the recorder cannot be operated using the TV’s control panel. Playing back using REC LIST (i.LINK) •...
  • Page 45: Useful Adjustment Settings

    • While pressing a/b/c/d, an on-screen image, “Adjusting Position” displays to the desired position. • This setting cannot be stored. Once the TV shuts down or enters standby mode, the setting is erased. To move the picture around the screen again, you must perform the above procedure again.
  • Page 46: Auto Sync. Adjustment (Pc Input Mode Only)

    • Auto Sync. may fail if the computer image has low resolution, has unclear (black) edges, or is moved while executing Auto Sync. • Be sure to connect the PC to the TV and switch it on before starting Auto Sync. Fine Sync. adjustment (PC input...
  • Page 47: Input Select

    Press MENU to exit. NOTE • If you set INPUT1 and INPUT2 to Auto, the TV will automatically select the input signal. • Check the operation manual of the external equipment for the signal type.
  • Page 48: Input Label

    INPUT5 i.LINK (Example) Press MENU to exit. NOTE • You cannot change labels if the INPUT SOURCE is TV, or i.LINK. Picture Flip You can set the orientation of the picture. Press MENU and the MENU screen displays. Press c/d to select “Setup”.
  • Page 49: Av Mode

    • Current AV MODE displays. Press AV MODE again before the mode displayed on the screen disappears. • The mode changes as shown below. Mode selection for TV, INPUT 1 to 5 and i.LINK mode (Example) AV MODE: STANDARD AV MODE: MOVIE...
  • Page 50: View Mode (For Pc Input Mode)

    Useful adjustment settings View Mode Normal Zoom Stretch Dot by Dot Screen size images. Input signal Keeps the original aspect ratio in a full screen display. View mode (for PC input mode) You can select the screen size. NOTE • Connect the PC before making adjustments. (See page 37.) •...
  • Page 51: Input Signal (For Pc Input Mode)

    Useful adjustment settings Input signal (for PC input mode) • Some input signals may have to be registered manually to display properly. • The pairs of input signals (resolutions) in the list below are not distinguishable when received. In such case, you have to set the correct signal manually.
  • Page 52: Output Select

    • Select “Off” by pressing SLEEP to cancel the sleep timer. • The TV will enter the standby mode when the remaining time reaches zero. • When the sleep timer is working, its indicator on the TV lights red. Program Title Display Select the CH display when changing channels for digital broadcasting.
  • Page 53: Closed Captions And Digital Closed Captions

    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.
  • Page 54: Caption Setup

    Useful adjustment settings Caption Setup This function allows you to adjust the closed caption screen appearance to suit your preferences. Press MENU and the MENU screen displays. Press c/d to select “Option”. Press a/b to select “Caption Setup”, and then press ENTER. Press a/b to select a specific adjustment item.
  • Page 55: Secret Number Setting For Parental Control (Av Input Mode Only)

    Useful adjustment settings Secret number setting for parental control (AV input mode only) 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 54 to 59): 1 Secret No.
  • Page 56 Useful adjustment settings Changing the secret number Allows you to change your current secret number. Repeat steps 1 to 3 in Setting a secret number. • The secret number setting menu displays. Input the 4-digit secret number by using 0 – Press a/b to select “Secret No.”, and then press ENTER.
  • Page 57: Parental Control (Setting V-Chip Level)

    Parental control (setting V-CHIP level) V-CHIP is an electronic filtering 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.
  • Page 58 TV Parental Guidelines (TV Guidelines) Repeat steps 1 to 5 in Voluntary movie rating system (MPAA). Press a/b to select “TV Guidelines”, and then press ENTER. Press a/b to adjust the item to your desired position. “ ” indicates the item is blocked.
  • Page 59 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.
  • Page 60: How To Temporarily Release The V-Chip Block

    Select “Status” setting from the Parental CTRL menu to reactivate BLOCK. (See page 54.) Method 2: NONE Select “V-Chip” setting (“MPAA”, “TV Guidelines”, “Can. English Ratings” or “Can. French Ratings”) from the Parental CTRL to reactivate BLOCK. (See pages 57 and 59.) Method 3: Switch off the TV power.
  • Page 61: Other Viewing Options

    Other viewing options Viewing a list of channels You can view a list of all currently available broadcast channels. Press CH LIST. • A list of all channels (Air or Cable) currently available will be displayed. Air/Cable CH LIST Number 2.10 (Example) Channel List Screen for Air Broadcasts...
  • Page 62: Freezing Images

    Other viewing options Freezing images You can display two same-sized pictures – one moving and one still. Press FREEZE. • A moving image displays on the left screen and a still image displays on the right screen. The still image is one frame captured from a moving image at the moment you press FREEZE.
  • Page 63 05, 08 06, 07, 33, 51 Realistic 01, 02, 10, 24 Samsung 23, 31 Sanyo 10, 14, 52 Scott Sears 06, 11, 24 Sharp 01, 02, 03 Shintom Sony 12, 13, 38 Sound Design Sylvania 05, 08 Symphonic Tatung Teac...
  • Page 64 Other viewing options Cable control buttons When the FUNCTION is set to CBL/SAT the cable converter connected to the TV can operate using 1 to SOURCE POWER Turns the cable converter power on and off. 0 – 9 Press a button (or buttons) that corresponds to the channel that you wish to watch.
  • Page 65 The following 1 to 8 can be used to control the VCR. CH r/s Press to select the channel of the TV tuner on the VCR. SOURCE POWER Turns the power of the VCR on and off. Sets pauses and still pictures.
  • Page 66 Other viewing options Notice I When you change your address • If you change your address, please return the CableCARD security module to your Cable Provider Company. • You will need to request a new CableCARD security module from the cable provider at your new location. I About EAS (Emergency Alert System) •...
  • Page 67: Appendix

    Take off the speaker terminal cover. Disconnect the cable from the speaker. CAUTION • Do not remove the stand and speaker from the TV unless using an optional bracket to mount it. NOTE • To attach the speaker, perform the steps in reverse order.
  • Page 68: Removing The Stand

    Before attaching/detaching stand • Before performing work make sure to turn off the TV. • Before performing work spread cushioning over the base area to lay the TV on. This will prevent it from being damaged. Unfasten the four screws used to secure the bracket in place.
  • Page 69: Troubleshooting

    • External influences such as lightning, static electricity, may cause improper operation. In this case, operate the unit after first turning on the power of the TV or unplugging the AC cord and replugging it in after 1 or 2 minutes.
  • Page 70: Troubleshooting-Digital Broadcasting

    • Check the broadcast time in the program guide. • Displayed when you have selected a device that is not compatible with the TV, or that does not have DTLA copy protection technology installed. • Displayed when a problem is experienced with a connection using i.LINK cable.
  • Page 71: Rs-232C Port Specifications

    PC Control of the TV • When a program is set, the TV can be controlled from the PC using the RS-232C terminal. The input signal (PC/AV) can be selected, the volume can be adjusted and various other adjustments and settings can be made, enabling automatic programmed playing.
  • Page 72 DIGITAL Cable (One-Part numbers, 5-digit, more than 10,000) The channel number of TV If it is not TV display, it will input-switch to TV. (same function as CHr) The channel number of TV If it is not TV display, it will input-switch to TV. (same function as CHs)
  • Page 73: Specifications

    Operating temperature • As 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.
  • Page 74: Dimensional Drawings

    Check that the power indicator is not on. Unplug the AC cord and switch off the power. Press and hold down RESET while as you re-insert the AC cord into the outlet, and then switch on the TV. All settings (except TV channels) return to the factory preset values.
  • Page 75: Calling For Service

    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.
  • Page 76 (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.
  • Page 77 Note...
  • Page 78 Printed on 100% post-consumer recycled paper. Imprimé sur 100% de papier recyclé. Impreso en 100% de papel reciclado de postconsumo. Papel 100% Reciclado - Cuidado do Meio Ambiente. Printed in Japan Imprimé au Japon Impreso en Japón Impresso no Japão TINS-C262WJZZ 06P02-JA-OG...

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