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Sharp TL-M4600 Operation Manual

Sharp TL-M4600 Operation Manual

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  • Page 2 IMPORTANT • For your assistance in reporting the loss or theft of your monitor, please record the Model and Serial Number located on the rear of the monitor and retain this information. • Before recycling the packaging, please ensure that you have checked the contents of the carton thoroughly against the list of “Supplied accessories”...
  • Page 3: Dear Sharp Customer

    DEAR SHARP CUSTOMER Thank you for your purchase of a SHARP LCD Monitor. To ensure safety and many years of trouble- free operation of your product, please read “IMPORTANT INFORMATION” and “IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS” carefully before using this product. IMPORTANT INFORMATION...
  • Page 4: Trademarks

    This product utilizes tin-lead solder, and fluorescent lamp containing a small amount of mercury. Disposal of these materials may be regulated due to environmental considerations. For disposal or recycling information, please contact your local authorities, the Electronic Industries Alliance:, the lamp recycling organization: or Sharp at -800-BE- SHARP Trademarks •...
  • Page 5: Important Safety Instructions

    IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS Electricity is used to perform many useful functions, but it can also cause personal injuries and property damage if improperly handled. This product has been engineered and manufactured with the highest priority on safety. However, improper use can result in electric shock and/or fire. In order to prevent potential danger, please observe the following instructions when installing, operating and cleaning the product.
  • Page 6 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. •...
  • Page 7 • Never rub or tap the monitor with hard objects. • Please understand that SHARP CORPORATION bears no responsibility for errors made during use by the customer or a third party, nor for any other malfunctions or damage to this product arising during use, except where indemnity liability is recognized under law.
  • Page 8 IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS Fluorescent Tubes • The fluorescent tubes in this product have a limited lifetime. * If the screen gets dark, flashes, or does not turn on, change the fluorescent tubes with new exclusive ones. * For more information, please contact your product dealer. •...
  • Page 9: Table Of Contents

    Introduction DEAR SHARP CUSTOMER ... 1 IMPORTANT INFORMATION ... 1 Trademarks ... 2 IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS ... 3 How to Access the PDF Operation Manuals ... 8 SETUP MANUAL ... 8 Accessories ... 9 Part Names ... 10 Preparation How to Install the Monitor ... 13 Mounting precautions ...
  • Page 10: How To Access The Pdf Operation Manuals

    How to Access the PDF Operation Manuals PDF operation manuals in several languages are included in the CD-ROM. To utilize these manuals, ® you need to install Adobe Reader ® Please download Adobe Reader n Accessing the PDF manuals ® For Windows 1 Insert the CD-ROM in the CD-ROM drive.
  • Page 11: Accessories

    Do not dispose of batteries in household waste. Follow the disposal instructions for your area. Note • Codes in “< >” are Replacement parts codes. n Optional accessories The listed optional accessories are available for the LCD Monitor. Please contact the nearest Sharp Authorized Dealer.  Speaker unit : AN-5SP, AN-46SP  Wall-mount bracket : AN-5AG4 ...
  • Page 12: Part Names

    Front view LCD panel Rear view terminal (See page 20.) RS-232C terminal (See page 20.) DVI IN terminals (See pages and 18.) HDMI terminal (See page 17.) COMPUTER IN 1 terminals COMPUTER IN 2 terminals (See pages 16, and 18.) (See pages 16, Note • The illustrations in this operation manual are for explanation purposes and may vary slightly from the actual operations.
  • Page 13: Part Names

    Side view POWER button For turning the main power on. (See page 23.) MENU button For displaying adjustment and setting screens. (See page 30.) ENTER button For setting items selected or adjusted on the menu. (See page 30.) INPUT buttons ( / ) For selecting the input mode.
  • Page 14 Part Names Remote control STANDBY button For putting the monitor into the standby mode. (See page 23.) FREEZE button For freezing images. (See page 27.) MAGNIFY buttons For enlarging/reducing part of the image. (See page 27.) PAGE UP/PAGE DOWN buttons Functions the same as the [Page Up] and [Page Down] keys on a computer keyboard using the...
  • Page 15: How To Install The Monitor

    • Mounting the monitor on the wall requires special expertise and the work must be performed by an authorized SHARP dealer. You should never attempt to perform any of this work yourself. Our company will bear no responsibility for accidents or injuries caused by improper mounting or mishandling.
  • Page 16: Mounting The Monitor On The Wall

    • For details, refer to the instructions supplied with the optional AN-5AG4 bracket. Caution • This monitor should be mounted on the wall only with the AN-5AG4 (SHARP) wall-mount bracket. The use of other wall-mount brackets may result in an unstable installation and may cause serious injuries.
  • Page 17 n Mounting the monitor on the wall Attach the monitor to the wall-mount brackets according to the procedure below. Unfasten the 4 screws used to secure the stand in place. Detach the 4 caps at the 4 locations on the rear of the monitor.
  • Page 18: Connecting Peripheral Equipment

    RGB output terminal DVI digital output terminal Note • Images may not be displayed properly depending on the computer (graphics board) to be connected. • See page 49 “Computer compatibility chart” for a list of computer signals compatible with the monitor. Use with computer signals other than those listed may cause some of the functions to not work. • A Macintosh adaptor may be required for use with some Macintosh computers. Contact your nearest Macintosh Dealer. • Depending on the computer you are using, an image may not be displayed 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. DVI IN HDMI COMPUTER IN  COMPUTER IN  Cable (commercially available) RGB cable 5 BNC to 15-pin D-sub cable DVI Digital cable MONITOR OUT...
  • Page 19 Terminal on connected Equipment equipment Video equipment DVI digital output terminal Component video output terminal S-video output terminal Video output terminal HDMI output terminal RGB output terminal Component video output terminal Note • Depending on specifications of video equipment or HDMI to DVI digital cable, the signal transmission may not work properly. (The HDMI specification does not support all connections to video equipment that has HDMI digital output terminal using HDMI to DVI digital cable.) • For details on compatibility for connection, see support information on DVI connection provided by the video equipment manufacturer. • When you connect video equipment with a 21-pin RGB output (Euro-scart) to the monitor, use a commercially available cable that fits in the monitor terminal you want to connect. • The monitor does not support RGBC signals via the Euro-scart. Connecting Peripheral Equipment Cable (commercially available) DVI Digital cable...
  • Page 20 Connecting Peripheral Equipment Terminal on connected Equipment equipment Camera/Video game Component video output terminal S-video output terminal Video output terminal Audio equipment ø3.5 mm audio output terminal RCA audio output terminal Audio output terminal Monitor RGB input terminal Amplifier ø3.5 mm audio input terminal RCA audio input terminal...
  • Page 21: Connecting External Speakers

    While pushing the tab, insert the tip of the cable. Release the tab. Note • Be sure to connect the + and - terminals and the left and right speakers properly. • Avoid short circuiting the + and - terminals. • It is recommended that you use the optional Sharp speaker unit (AN-52SP2/AN-46SP2) for external speakers. Connecting Peripheral Equipment Connecting multiple monitors You can connect multiple monitors by using the RGB/COMPONENT input terminals (COMPUTER IN  or COMPUTER IN ) and the RGB/COMPONENT output terminals (MONITOR OUT).
  • Page 22: Controlling The Monitor By A Computer

    Connecting Peripheral Equipment Controlling the monitor by a computer When the RS-3C terminal on the monitor is connected to the RS-3C serial terminal on the computer, or when the LAN terminal on the monitor is connected to the LAN terminal on the computer, the computer can be used to control the monitor.
  • Page 23: Connecting The Power Cord

    Connecting the Power Cord Caution • Do not use a power cord other than the one supplied with the monitor. Be sure to use a power outlet of AC 120 V (60 Hz). Using power supply other than the one specified may cause fire. •...
  • Page 24: Preparing The Remote Control

    Preparing the Remote Control Installing the batteries Pull down the tab on the cover and remove the cover towards the direction of the arrow. Incorrect use of the batteries may cause them to leak or explode. Please follow the precautions below. Caution •...
  • Page 25: Turning The Monitor On/Off

    Turning the Monitor On/Off Turning on the power Press POWER on the monitor. • POWER indicator (Green): The monitor is on. • After turning the power “ON” by pressing POWER on the monitor, you can turn the power ON by pressing ON on the remote control.
  • Page 26: Operating With The Remote Control

    Operating with the Remote Control Switching the input mode Select the appropriate input mode for the connected equipment. Press COMPUTER (1/2), DVI, HDMI, S-VIDEO or VIDEO to select the input mode. • When you press INPUT on the monitor, the INPUT list appears.
  • Page 27: Resize Mode

    Resize mode This function allows you to modify or customize the Resize mode to enhance the input image. Depending on the input signal, you can choose a desired image. Press RESIZE. • The Resize mode menu appears. • The menu lists the Resize mode options selectable for the type of signal currently received.
  • Page 28 Cinema 14:9 Cinema 14:9 Dot by Dot Computer input Selectable items Normal Normal Full Normal Full Dot by Dot Full Dot by Dot Note • When using the Resize function to select an image size with a different aspect ratio to a TV program or video image, the image will look different from its original appearance. Keep this in mind while choosing an image size. • The use of the Resize or split-screen function to compress or stretch the image for commercial purposes/public displays in a café, hotel, etc. may be an infringement of copyright protected by law for copyright holders. Please use caution. • While watching non-widescreen images (4:3), if you use the Resize function to fill the screen, parts of the outer edge of the image will be cut off or distorted. To watch original images as the producers intended, set the Resize mode to “Normal”. • When “Multi Screen” is set, the Resize mode is fixed to “Full”. • When split-screen display is selected, the Resize mode cannot be changed. • When playing commercial software, parts of the image (like subtitles) may be cropped. In this case select the optimal screen size using the Resize function of this monitor. With some software, there may be noise or distortion at the edges of the screen. This is due to the characteristics of the software, and is not a malfunction. • Depending on the original image size, black bands may remain at the edges of the screen. S. Stretch Description For 6:9 letterbox pictures. The top and bottom of the image may be cut off depending on the input signal.
  • Page 29: Auto Sync Adjustment (Auto Sync)

    FREEZE button MAGNIFY buttons AUTO SYNC button Auto Sync adjustment (Auto Sync) “Clock”, “Phase”, “H-Position”, and “V-Position” are automatically adjusted. Press AUTO SYNC. • You can also perform Auto Sync adjustment from the “Setup” menu. Freezing a moving image Press FREEZE. •...
  • Page 30: Split-Screen Viewing

    Operating with the Remote Control Split-screen viewing You can display two pictures on the screen simultaneously. Press P&P. • Split-screen appears. • The current input is moved to the left side screen display and surrounded by a blue frame. • The other input appears on the right side screen display. 9 10 11 12 Press SELECT to set either screen to be active.
  • Page 31: Using The Remote Control As The Wireless Computer Mouse

    Using the remote control as the wireless computer mouse The USB remote receiver (optional, AN-MR) makes it possible to operate the monitor with the remote control. For details, see the operation manual of the receiver. To Monitor RGB, DVI or HDMI cable (commercially available) The mouse pointer can be operated in the following way after it is connected.
  • Page 32: Menu Operations

    • You need to bring up the On-Screen Display to perform settings for the monitor. The On-Screen Display for the settings is called “Menu”. • The Menu enables various settings and adjustments. (See page 31.) • The Menu can be operated with the remote control.
  • Page 33: List Of Menu Items

    List of menu items Picture AV Mode ...Page OPC ...Page Backlight ...Page Contrast ...Page Brightness ...Page Color ...Page Tint ...Page Sharpness ...Page Red ...Page Green ...Page Blue ...Page Advanced Color Temp..Page DNR ...Page Film Mode ...Page Black ...Page 3D-Y/C ...Page Monochrome ...Page Reset ...Page Audio...
  • Page 34: Picture Menu

    Menu operations Picture menu MENU [ Picture ] Picture Audio AV Mode [Standard] [Off] Backlight [+6] Contrast [ 30] Brightness Color Tint Sharpness Green Blue Advanced Reset n Selecting a preset AV Mode The AV Mode function enables you to select appropriate settings for picture and audio to account for the system environment which can vary due to factors like room brightness or the type of image...
  • Page 35: Color Temp

    OPC (Optical Picture Control) setting You can set the monitor to automatically adjust the screen to suitable backlight brightness according to the lighting conditions. Selectable Description items On(Display) Displays the OPC effect on the screen while adjusting the brightness of the screen. Automatically adjusts The brightness is fixed at the value set in “Backlight”.
  • Page 36: Audio Menu

    Menu operations Audio menu Audio Power Control Standard Treble [ 0] Bass [ 0] Balance [ 0] Reset n Audio adjustment You can adjust the audio of the selected AV mode. Selectable ◄button items Treble For weaker treble Bass For weaker bass Balance Decrease audio from the right...
  • Page 37: Setup Menu

    n Ecology When set to “Yes”, The monitor activates the following power saving mode. • “OPC” set to “On” (Page 33) • “Standby Mode” set to “Mode” (Page 38) • “No Operation Off” set to “3 Hours” (Page 34) • “Power Management” set to “Mode” (Page 34) Note • Ecology mode cannot be deactivated by selecting “No”.
  • Page 38: Keylock

    Menu operations Changing the password Select “Password”, then press ENTER. • The screen for entering the password appears. Enter the password in “Old Password” using ▲/▼/◄/►, then press ENTER. Enter the password in “New Password” using ▲/▼/◄/►, then press ENTER. Enter the same password again in “Reconfirm”...
  • Page 39: Labelling Input Sources

    n Labelling input sources (Input Label) You can assign each input source a label as you prefer. Press COMPUTER (1/2), DVI, HDMI, S-VIDEO or VIDEO to select the desired input source. Press MENU and the MENU screen appears. Press ◄/► to select “Setup”. Press ▲/▼...
  • Page 40: Phase

    Menu operations Adjusting the computer image manually Ordinarily you can easily adjust the picture as necessary to change image position using “Auto Sync”. In some cases, however, manual adjustment is needed to optimize the image. Selectable Description items H-Position Centers the image by moving it to the left or right.
  • Page 41: Tcp/Ip

    n TCP/IP setting (TCP/IP) Set the TCP/IP manually. Select “Off” for “DHCP Client”, then press ENTER. Select “TCP/IP”, then press ENTER. Enter “IP Address” using ▲/▼/◄/►, then press ENTER. MENU [Setup---TCP/IP] IP Address  9 . 6 8.  50 .0 0  Subnet Mask  5 5.
  • Page 42: Option Menu

    This monitor is equipped with an internal Closed Caption decoder. It allows you to view conversations, narration and sound effects as subtitles on your monitor. Closed Captions are available on some TV programs and on some VHS home video tapes at the discretion of the program provider.
  • Page 43: Video System

    n Setting the video system (Video System) The video input system mode is factory preset to “Auto”; however, a clear picture from the connected audio-visual equipment may not be received, depending on the video signal difference. In that case, switch the video signal. Selectable Description items...
  • Page 44: Dynamic Range

    Menu operations n Dynamic Range This function allows you to select the black level range (the range between the minimum and maximum brightness) for the DVI or HDMI input signals. Input Selectable signal items Standard Reproduces black level range normally. Enhanced Reproduces black level range more extensively.
  • Page 45: Schedule

    Schedule Sets the schedule to switch the monitor on and off. Press ▲/▼ to select “Schedule”, and press ENTER. MENU [Option---Timer] Clock Present time : :0 (Mon) Schedule Sleep Timer Status Week Time Of f - - ~ - - --:-- ~ --:-- Of f - - ~ - -...
  • Page 46: Multi Screen

    Menu operations n Multi Screen You can align , 3, 4, 9, or 6 monitors and integrate them into a single large screen to display. Enlarged views of separated images are displayed in each monitor. Selectable Description items Status Sets the number of screen splits used for the enlargement.
  • Page 47: Troubleshooting

    • Internal temperature rises quickly if dust accumulates inside the monitor or around the vents. Remove dust if possible. Consult a Sharp Authorized Dealer about removing internal dust. • Is “Sleep Timer” and/or “Schedule” set? (See page 43.) • Check the power control setting. (See pages •...
  • Page 48: For Sharp Assistance

    For SHARP Assistance If you encounter any problems during setup or operation of this monitor, first refer to the “Troubleshooting” section on page 45. If this operation manual does not answer your question, please contact the SHARP Service departments listed below.
  • Page 49: Specifications

    Cannot be used simultaneously. Connection is only allowed with an HDCP-compatible device. As a part of our 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.
  • Page 50: Dimensional Drawings

    Specifications n Dimensional drawings Note that the values shown are approximate values. TL-M5200 (1157) TL-M4600 (1023.4) (1243) (400) (1109) (400) Unit: inch (mm) (101) (80) (106) (85)
  • Page 51: Computer Compatibility Chart

    n Computer compatibility chart The table below shows the signal modes compatible with this device. If the display is incorrect or it does not display, please refer to the table below and adjust the output signal according to your hardware. Computer •...
  • Page 52 DPMS: Display Power Management Signaling DPMS Screen Power consumption Hsync Vsync 3 W (TL-M500) ON STATE Display 78 W (TL-M4600) STANDBY .7 W* display n DDC (plug and play) The monitor supports the VESA DDC (Display Data Channel) standard.
  • Page 53 RGB/COMPONENT input terminal: mini D-sub 5 pin Pin No. RGB/COMPONENT output terminal: mini D-sub 5 pin Pin No. LAN terminal: LAN (RJ-45) Pin No. 8 ...  HDMI terminal Pin No. Signal Video input (red) Video input (green/sync on green) Video input (blue) Not connected Not connected...
  • Page 54: Index

    3D-Y/C ... 33 AC input terminal ... 0,  All Reset ... 39 Assistance ... 46 Audio adjustment ... 34 Audio input terminals ... , 8 Audio Output ... 40 Audio output terminal ... 0, 8 Auto power off ... 34 Auto Restart ...
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