Sharp LC 42D43U - 42" LCD TV Operation Manual

Sharp LC 42D43U - 42" LCD TV Operation Manual

Operation manual
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_["] IDOLBY!
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: Please read this operation
manual before starting operating the equipment.
: Lea este manual de operaei6n antes de comenzar a operar el equipo.


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  • Page 1 SHARP LC-42D43U LIQUID CRYSTAL TELEVISION T#LI_VISEUR TELEVISOR CON PANTALLA LC-46D43U DE CRISTAL LIQUIDO OPERATION MANUAL LC-52D43U MODE D'EMPLOI MANUAL DE OPERACION AQUOS LC-42D43U _["] IDOLBY! _,,_ _ rr'u r" DIGITAL ........1245 iIii_ IMPORTANT : Please read this operation manual before starting operating the equipment.
  • Page 2 LC-42D43 LC-46D43 LC-52D43 LiQUiD CRYSTAL TELEViSiON ENGLISH OPERATION MANUAL ,, The illustrations and on-screen displays in this operation manual are for explanation purposes and may vary slightly from the actual operations. ,, Menu items that are not selectable are grayed out. The examples used throughout this manual are based on the LC-46D43U model.
  • Page 3: Trademarks

    DECLARATION OF CONFORMITY: SHARP LIQUID CRYSTAL TELEVISION, MODEL LC-42D43U/LC-46D43U/LC-52D43U 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...
  • Page 5 iMPORTANT SAFETY iNSTRUCTiONS bowl, kitchen s,nk, or laundry tub; in a wet basement; or near a swimm,ng pool; and the I,ke. _JC_/_ Water and Moisture -- Do not use this product near water - for example, near a bath tub, wash q:_r_----_ product on an unstable base can cause the product to fall, resulting in serious personal injuries as well as damage to the product.
  • Page 6 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 ctlarges. 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 leadqn 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.
  • Page 7: Supplied Accessories

    Page 7 Page 7 - Always use the AC cord supplied with the TV. AC cord enclosed in this product is for 110-125V. In using it on the 125-240V AC, please consult to the following. SHARP ELECTRONICS CORPORATION, LATIN AMERICA GROUP...
  • Page 8: Quick Reference

    QUICK REFERENCE • Before attaching (or detaching) the stand, unplug the AC cord from the AC INPUT terminal. • Before performing work spread cushioning over tile base area to lay the TV on. Thb will prevent it from being damaged. •...
  • Page 9 QUICK REFERENCE STOP! To safely remove the AQUOS television from the box • It's best to use 2 people to remove the AQUOS television for stability. • Lift onto installation location as the diagram illustrates. Ventilation & Cleaning Tips Keep your AQUOS television in a well ventilated area and make sure not to place it by a heat source or use near water.
  • Page 11: Table Of Contents

    ......... Using external equipment ........Trademarks ............. Displaying an external equipment image ... 30 DEAR SHARP CUSTOMER ........Input Select ............iMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS ....3 Displaying an image from HDMI equipment ..31 Supplied accessories ..........Input Skip ............
  • Page 12 Part names Remote control sensor POWER SLEEP OPC sensor* SLEEP indicator** OPC indicator** POWER indicator** *OPC: Optical Picture Control (See page 26.) **See page 16 for TV status indicator. Channel buttons INPUT 3 terminals INPUT 1 terminals AC INPUT terminal INPUT 2 terminals AUDIO OUTPUT terminals Q-11...
  • Page 13 Part names TV POWER: Switch the TV power on or enters standby. (See page 16.) DISPLAY: Display the channel information. SOURCE POWER: Turns the power of the external equipment on and eft. External equipment operational buttons: Operate the external equipment. 0 - 9: Set the channel.
  • Page 14 Preparation 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. Do not expose the remote control unit to shock, in addition, do not expose the remote control unit to liquids, and do not place in an area with high humidity.
  • Page 15 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, A VCR, game console, camcorder and other select the input source from iNPUT on the remote audiovisual equipment can be conveniently connected control unit or on the TV.
  • Page 16 Preparation You can use the INPUT 4 or INPUT 5 terminal when connecting HDMI equipment. HDMI cable (commercially available) • When using an HDMbDVI conversion cable, input the audio signal to AUDIO terminal of INPUT 5. • When receiving an incompatible signal, such as 1080p, the message below appears without the image on the screen.
  • Page 17 Watching Simple operations for watching a W program Press POWER on the W, or TV POWER on the remote control unit. ,' POWER indicator (Green}: The TV is on. (After a few INPUT seconds, a window appears with sound.) ., The initial setup starts when tile TV powers on for the first POWER time.
  • Page 18 Watching 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. Insert the batteries into the remote control unit. (See page 9.) Connect the antenna cable to the TV.
  • Page 19 Watching Method t Using OH/_,/V on the remote control unit or on the You can change channels in several ways. Method 2 Press FLASHBACK to switch to the previously tuned channel. r--q Press FLASHBACK again to switch back to the POWER currently tuned channel.
  • Page 20 Watching [] Using MUTE on the remote control unit Mutes tile current sound output. i/ voL oH l! [] Changing the volume You can change the volume oil the TV or on the remote control unit. Press MUTE. ., E_) will be displayed oil tile screen for 30 minutes, and tile sound is silenced.
  • Page 21 Watching The TV has a feature that allows reception of sound other than the main audio for the program. This feature The types of audio transmitted in a digital broadcast is called Multi-channel Television Sound (MTS). The TV include SURROUND as well as MONO and STEREO. with MTS can receive mono sound, stereo sound and In addition, it is possible for multiple audio tracks to Secondary Audio Programs (SAP).
  • Page 22 Basic adjustment settings Use the following buttons on the remote control to Example operate the menu. Option vo °_ +20 CBL/SAT FUNCTION SOURCE LIGHT (:E9 ® (:E) (3D (3D (D (:D (D (D(DO Item displayed in yellow (D (D This indicates the item currently selected. ., Press ENTER to go to the adjustment screen for this (:D@Q item.
  • Page 23 Basic adjustment settings [+ P oture ]! Picture OPC ................Page 26 OPC ................Page 26 Backlight ..............Page 26 Backiight ..............Page 26 Contrast ..............Page 26 Contrast ..............Page 26 Brightness ..............Page 26 Brightness ..............Page 26 Color ................
  • Page 24 Basic adjustment settings You can run EZ Setup again, even after setting up the If initial setup does not memorize all the channels in _reset channels. your region, follow the instructions below to manually memorize the channels. Antenna setting ® Press MENU todisp,ay...
  • Page 25 Basic adjustment settings Channel memory setting In order to receive digital air broadcasts, you need a digital broadcast antenna. You can confirm the antenna configuration through the "Antenna Setup - DIGITAL" screen. FREEZE MENU If necessary, adjust the direction of the antenna to obtain the maximum signal strength.
  • Page 26 Basic adjustment settings Using Favorite ON on the menu screen You can also set your favorite channels in "Option" on the MENU screen. This function allows you to program 4 favorite channels, in 4 different categories. By setting the Select the channel you want to register as a favorite channels in advance, you can select your favorite channel.
  • Page 27 Basic adjustment settings Backlight Tile screen dims The screen Adjusts the picture to your preference with the brig htens following picture settings. Contrast For less contrast For more contrast Brightness For less brightness For more brightness Color For less color For more color intensity intensity...
  • Page 28 Basic adjustment settings This TV provides various advanced functions for Automatically detects a film-based source (originally optimizing the picture quality. encoded at 24 frames/second), analyzes it then recreates each still film frame for high-definition picture quality. Press MENU to display the MENU screen, and then press _/_ to select "Picture".
  • Page 29 Basic adjustment settings You can adjust the sound quality to your preference Surround function allows you to enjoy realistic "live" sound. with the following settings. Press MENU to display the MENU screen, and then press _1/_ to select "Audio". Press _./Y to select "Surround",...
  • Page 30 Basic adjustment settings Power control setting allows you to save energy. This setting allows you to optimize the settings of Digital broadcasting. No signal off When set to "Enable", the power will automatically shut down if there is no signal for 15 minutes. You can output digital audio to an AV amplifier or Press MENU to display the MENU screen, and similar device whose DIGITAL AUDIO INPUT terminal...
  • Page 31 Using external equipment If the image does not come in clearly from the external equipment connected to INPUT 1 or 2, you may need To view external source images, select the input to change the input signal type setting on the "Input source from INPUT on the remote control unit or on Select"...
  • Page 32 Using external equipment This setting allows you to skip the HDMI/PC-IN Input on the Input Selection operation. To watch an HDMI/PC-IN equipment image, select "INPUT4" or "INPUTS" from "INPUT Press MENU to display the MENU screen, and SOURCE" menu using iNPUT on the remote then press _/_ to select "Setup".
  • Page 33 Useful adjustment settings Ordinarily you can easily adjust the picture as necessary to change image position using Auto Sync. For automatically adjusting the PC image. In some cases, however, manual adjustment is needed to optimize the image. Press MENU to display the MENU screen, and then press 41/_ to select "Setup".
  • Page 34 Useful adjustment settings You can also select a language from the Setup menu. If complex adjustments are made and the settings Select from among 3 languages: English, French and cannot be restored to normal, you can reset the Spanish. settings to the factory preset values. Press MENU to display the MENU screen, and Press MENU to display the MENU screen, and then press _11/_ to select "Setup".
  • Page 35 Useful adjustment settings Lets you set the input terminal displayed when using Allows you to set a time when the TV automatically the INPUT SOURCE menu or channel display. switches to standby. INPUT FLASHBACK @© ®®®s®l FAVORITECH I Ill Press SLEEP. FREEZE MENU "...
  • Page 36 Useful adjustment settings Stretch mode is available for HD programs. Suitable for viewing wide-screen 1.78:1 aspect-ratio AUOIO programs. When viewing 1.85:1 programs, the stretch CB_/SAT DVU FUNCTIOn FREEZE MENU mode will still show very thin black bands at the top and bottom o1 the screen.
  • Page 37 Useful adjustment settings You call select the screel/size. Tv Tv v_ A_,o CU6/SAI FUNCTION ., Connect the PC before making adjustments. (See page 15.) SOURCE LIGHT • Selectable screen size may vary with input signal type. QE3 (E_ C_3 (_3 Press ViEW MODE.
  • Page 38 Useful adjustment settings Allows you to select what controls tlne audio output, Perform the following steps to set the Option menu items on this page. Fixed * Sound via speaker is adjusted with VOL +/- on the remote control unit or VOL- / + on the TV.
  • Page 39 Useful adjustment settings AV MODE gives you 7 viewing options to choose from STANDARD For a highly defined image in a normal lighting to best match the surrounding environment of the TV, [Enhanced Picture Contrast: on] which can vary due to factors like room brightness, type of program watched or the type of image input MOVIE For a movie...
  • Page 40 Useful adjustment settings Press CO. ,, This will present the Closed Caption information display. Your TV is equipped with an internal Closed Caption Press CC while the Closed Caption information decoder. It allows you to view conversations, narration is still on the screen. and sound effects as subtitles on your TV.
  • Page 41 Useful adjustment settings ,, For resetting adjustments to the factory preset values, This function allows you to adjust the closed caption press A/T to select "Reset", and then press ENTER. screen appearance to suit your preference. The default value depends on the broadcasting station. Selectable items available for "Font Style",...
  • Page 42 Useful adjustment settings Input the same 4-digit number on the "Reconfirm" screen as in step 4 to confirm. New Secret No. 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 41 to 46): Secret No.
  • Page 43 Useful adjustment settings Changing the secret number Clearing the secret number Allows you to change your current secret number. Allows you to clear your 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.
  • Page 44: Contents

    Useful adjustment settings 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, it does so automatically once you activate the V-CHIP feature in your TV.
  • Page 45 Useful adjustment settings Voluntary movie rating system (MPAA) TV Parental Guidelines (TV Guidelines) Repeat steps 1 to 4 in Voluntary movie ..rating system (MPAA). ® / °°/ ® Press _,/Y to select "TV Guidelines", and ..then press ENTER. Press A/Y to adjust the item to your desired position.
  • Page 46 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 47 Useful adjustment settings Canadian English ratings Canadian French ratings Repeat steps 1 to 4 in Canadian English ..ratings. ® / °°/ Press A/T to select "Can. French Ratings", ® and then press ENTER. Press A/Y to adjust the item to your desired position.
  • Page 48: Remote Control Unit

    Other viewing options Allows you to capture and freeze a moving image that You can operate the connected AV products (AV you are watching. Receiver, Cable Box, SAT tuner, DTV, VCR, DVD, LD) using the presetting manufacturer function of your remote control unit.
  • Page 49 15, 22, 30 08, 11,20 Proscan Dynatech Emerson 21,32, 35 03, 24 Fisher 09, 10, 11 Samsung 07, 12 Funai 28, 29 Sharp 01, 10 G.E. Sony 05, 25 Goldstar Toshiba Hitachi Yamaha 06, 47 Zenith Instant Replay JC Penney...
  • Page 50 Other viewing options _=_=====_- [] Cable control buttons When the FUNCTION is set to CBL/SAT, the cable converter connected to the TV can be operated using 1 to 4. SOURCE POWER C_3 C_3 C_3 Turns the cable converter power on and off. Press a button (or buttons) that corresponds to the channel that you wish to watch.
  • Page 51 Other viewing options [] VCR control buttons The remote control unit button will function as follows when the FUNCTION of the remote control unit is set to VCR, Tv To_v_R_u_,o Press iNPUT until the input connected to the VCR is selected. The following 1 to 8 can be used to control the VCR.
  • Page 52 "IV requires special skill that should only be performed by qualified service personnel. Customers should net attempt to de the work themselves, SHARP bears no responsibility for improper mounting or mounting that results in accident or injury, Using an optional...
  • Page 53: Antennas

    Appendix Problem Possible Solution ,' No power ,' Check if you pressed TV POWER oil the remote control unit. (See page 16.) If the indk_'ator on the TV does not light up, press POWER on the TV. ,, Is the AC cord disconnected? (See page 8.) Has the power been turned on? (See page 16.) Unit cannot be operated.
  • Page 54 The dimensional drawings are shown on the inside back cover. As part of policy of continuous improvement, SHARP reserves the right to make design and specification changes for product improvement without prior notice. The per[ormance specification figures indicated are nominal values of production units.
  • Page 55: Ez Setup

    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 _11/1_ to select "Setup". Press A/T to select "EZ Setup", "CH Setup", "Parental CTRL" or "Reset", and the Secret number input screen displays.
  • Page 56: Appendix

    The copyrights for the so[tware components and various relevant documents included with this product that were developed or written by SHARP are owned by SHARP and are protected by the Copyright Act, international treaties, and other relevant laws. This product also makes use of freely distributed software and so[tware components whose copyrights are held by third parties.
  • Page 57: Calling For Service

    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 58 EI,ECTRONICS OF CANADA 335 Britannia Road East, Mississauga, Ontario For more information on this Warranty, Sharp Extended Warranty Offers, Sharp Canada Products, Accessory Sales, Dealer or Service S_ARP Locations, please call (905) 568-7140 Visit our Web site: www,sharp,ca SERWCE Revision...
  • Page 59 Dimensional drawings Unit: inch (mm) LC=42D43U 40 19/32 (1031) 3 25/32 5 9/32 7 7/8 (200) (96) (134) /2 (292) LC=46D43U 44 s/8 (1127) 40 7/32 (1021.4) 25 es/64 (660) 7 7/s (200} 12 11/64 (309)
  • Page 60 Dimensional drawings Unit: inch (mm) LC-52D43U 49 47/64 (1 263) 45 sl/e4 (1155.0) I 2_J_4,66o, 3 25/32 4 59/64 7 7/8 (200) (96) (125) 12 11/64 (309)
  • Page 61 SHARP SHARP ELECTRONICS CORPORATION Sharp Plaza, Mahwah, New Jersey 07430-2135 SHARP CORPORATION Printed in Mexico Imprim_ au Mexique Impreso en Mexico TINS-D164WJZZ 07P08-MX-NM...

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