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Mitsubishi Electric 3D DLP 742 Series Owner's Manual

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742 Series
842 Series
• For questions:
Visit our website at
E-mail us at
Call Consumer Relations at 800-332-2119 for operational or connection assistance.
• For information on System Reset, please see the back cover.
• To order replacement or additional remote controls or lamps, visit our website at or
call 800-553-7278.
• MEVSA recommends that you use only genuine Replacement Lamp Assemblies purchased directly from
Mitsubishi or a Mitsubishi Authorized Dealer or a Mitsubishi Authorized Service Center. See page 42 for com-
plete instructions.


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  • Page 1 • To order replacement or additional remote controls or lamps, visit our website at or call 800-553-7278. • MEVSA recommends that you use only genuine Replacement Lamp Assemblies purchased directly from Mitsubishi or a Mitsubishi Authorized Dealer or a Mitsubishi Authorized Service Center. See page 42 for com- plete instructions. ®...
  • Page 2: Fcc Declaration Of Conformity

    Changes or modifications not expressly approved avoid jarring or moving it while it is turned on. Always by Mitsubishi could cause harmful interference and power off your TV, unplug the power cord, and discon- would void the user’s authority to operate this equip- nect all cables before moving it.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    • Do not attempt to update the software of this TV with 2 TV Menus software not provided by or authorized by Mitsubishi Main Menu ......
  • Page 4: Lamp Replacement

    Mitsubishi Electric Visual Solutions America and the Environment As part of its ongoing environmental efforts, Mitsubishi Electric Visual Solutions America, Inc. (MEVSA) joined the Electronic Manufacturers Recycling Management Company’s (MRM) national recycling initiative. Your MEVSA TV can be recycled at no charge to the con- sumer through MRM’s growing infrastructure of drop-...
  • Page 5: Important Safety Instructions

    Important Safety Instructions EXAMPLE OF ANTENNA GROUNDING Please read the following safeguards for your TV and retain for future reference. Always follow all warnings and instructions marked on the television. ANTENNA Read these instructions. LEAD IN WIRE 2) Keep these instructions. GROUND CLAMP ANTENNA 3) Heed all warnings.
  • Page 6: Additional Tv Features

    Additional TV Features FAV (Favorites) Sleep Timer The Sleep Timer turns the TV off after the length of time The FAV key gives you quick access to favorite program you set. To set the TV to turn on at a certain time of sources.
  • Page 7: Picture Shape And Display Formats

    Narrow: Displays narrow 4:3 images in their origi- nal shape. Adds black side bars to fill the screen. Effect of Mitsubishi Formats on Picture Types Wide Expand: Enlarges the picture, cropping the Original image on both sides. Removes or reduces black...
  • Page 8: Status Display

    1. Additional TV Features Status Display Press the INFO key to see 402-101 KABC Monday Night Football the on-screen status TV-PG DLSV St. Louis vs. Tampa Bay, played in Tampa for display. The most common displays are Sample information from the shown here.
  • Page 9: More On Tv Inputs And Outputs

    DVD players, video games, 3D content, and set-top compliant. boxes require High-Speed HDMI cables, suitable Mitsubishi recommends you use high-speed HDMI for clock frequencies up to 340 MHz or data rates cables to connect newer source devices incorporating of up to 10.2 gigabits per second. Use high-speed HDMI technology.
  • Page 10 1. Additional TV Features More On TV Inputs and Outputs, continued 10. Y (Composite Video) 2. USB Analog standard-definition video inputs. Use the adja- • Use for a wireless network adapter to receive cent R and L inputs if you wish to send audio to the TV StreamTV Internet content.
  • Page 11: Using The Tv With A Personal Computer

    Using the TV with a Personal Computer Connecting a Computer to the TV HDMI Connection Use one of the connection methods listed below based Mitsubishi recommends using high-speed HDMI cables on your computer’s output. to connect newer devices incorporating HDMI technol- ogy.
  • Page 12: Specialized Tv Connections

    1. Additional TV Features Specialized TV Connections Photos and Motion Video as Composite Using the TV with an Audio-Only Device Video To use the TV speakers to listen to an audio device such as an MP3 or CD player with analog output, follow Connect the camera to the TV using a composite video these steps.
  • Page 13: Computer Video Adjustments

    1024 X 768 curved. PC 720p Image Resolution 1280 X 720 Your Mitsubishi TV can display the resolu- tions shown in the chart from standard WXGA VGA (640 x 480) through 1920 x 1080 1360 X 768 signals at a refresh rate of 60 Hz.
  • Page 14: Supplemental Audio Connections (842 Series)

    Add a subwoofer to complement the TV’s speaker array Wireless Subwoofer or use the TV’s speakers as a center channel for your Mitsubishi recommends Polk Audio Wireless Subwoofer external sound system. model PSW i8m. The transmitter module can be conveniently powered from the TV’s USB power port.
  • Page 15: External Rear Speakers

    -OUTPUT- TV with external rear speakers. External speakers can DIGITAL AUDIO OUTPUT fill in rear sound if your room lacks a rear wall suitable CENTER SUB WOOFER for sound reflections. Mitsubishi recommends Polk INPUT OUTPUT AUDIO/SURROUND GLASSES HDMI OUTPUT USB-P EMITTER Audio’s F/X Wireless Surround system.
  • Page 16: Using The Tv Speakers As A Center Channel

    1. Additional TV Features Supplemental Audio Connections (842 series), continued Using the TV Speakers as a Center Channel Enable the TV’s center channel mode. Press the AUDIO key and press to display the TV Speakers If using an external surround sound system, you can to select Center.
  • Page 17: Streamtv™ Internet

    This section describes using VUDU Movies and VUDU Apps. For additional Stream TV features, see the sup- plemental Owner’s Guide at Required for StreamTV Internet media: • Broadband Internet service (at least 2 Mbps for SD, 4 Mbps for HD, and 8 Mbps for 1080p HDX) • Category-5 Ethernet cable or a wireless router...
  • Page 18: Troubleshooting

    The TV requires an AzureWave AW-NU231 USB wireless adapter to communicate with your IEEE 802.11n-compli- ant wireless network router. The adapter is available from your Mitsubishi dealer or go to and follow the Accessories link. Disconnect the Ethernet cable if present.
  • Page 19: Initial Setup

    1. Additional TV Features StreamTV™ Internet, continued Remote PC (VNC) Getting started with Remote PC (VNC) After establishing the Internet connectivity as This function allows you to display the PC screen on the described in “Home Network Setup,” page 17, TV via a home LAN network.
  • Page 20 IP address in the VNC log in menu and type the password using the keyboard and mouse. Mitsubishi recommends using the password to protect your privacy. When you log in successfully, the VNC PC screen is displayed on the entire TV screen. If the log-in fails, the VNC log in menu reappears.
  • Page 21 • Some USB hubs, wireless keyboards, or mice displayed. may not work. Refer to the company website b. Audio from Bluetooth ® is being played with the ( for the recommended screen saver displayed. equipment. c. 3D is working. d. Closed caption is working.
  • Page 22: Tv Menus

    TV Menus Main Menu Press MENU on the remote control to Closed captions on/and Captions open the main menu. off; caption displays Setup Basic TV setup Name assignments Inputs for TV inputs, HDMI Control setup Picture Picture settings Setting a pass code and restrictions on Lock Sound...
  • Page 23 2. TV Menus Picture, continued Contrast • Low contrast shows a variety of shades in darker Adjusts the white-to-black level. images. Settings are stored independently • In most home lighting situations, medium contrast looks for each Picture Mode. best. • High contrast shows darker images more uniformly black and makes colors appear more vibrant.
  • Page 24 Picture Advanced Picture > Advanced allows you to save highly customized picture adjust- ments for each input. Mitsubishi recommends these adjustments be made only by a trained professional installer. 1. Press MENU. Under Picture, highlight the Locking Custom Picture Mode Settings Advanced icon and press ENTER.
  • Page 25 3D glasses. Notice Concerning Format Compatibility The Mitsubishi TVs will support the mandatory HDMI compatible with the TVs. In all cases: (1) 3D sources 1.4a 3D signals intended for the United States. Spe-...
  • Page 26: Sound

    2. TV Menus Sound Sound Audio Settings in this menu are saved for the current input only with the exception of Balance and TV Speakers, which applies to all inputs. Press to make changes and then press MENU to return to the menu screen. To make Audio adjustments while watching TV and without using the menu: 1.
  • Page 27 2. TV Menus Sound, continued Sound Global 842 Series. These settings affect audio from the AUDIO/SURROUND OUTPUT jacks. Analog Audio Fixed Use with an analog A/V receiver. Control volume from the A/V receiver. The volume of the audio output signal is fixed and is unaffected by the TV’s volume control.
  • Page 28: Captions

    2. TV Menus Captions IMPORTANT • Analog text-service options display a large Captions on Digital Channels black or gray box on the screen when no The TV can decode captions from the ANT input only. caption signal is being broadcast. Broadcasters can send up to six different captioning • The content of captions is determined by the selections or can send analog captions for a program...
  • Page 29: Setup

    2. TV Menus Setup Setup Language Menu English Displays on-screen menus in either English or Spanish. Spanish Antenna Selects the current language for a digital program from the ANT input. A digital program may include Digital up to seven language choices or no language choice. Audio Setup Clock...
  • Page 30 2. TV Menus Setup, continued Setup Channel Ant Air, You must perform a channel scan to receive digital channels. The scan searches for broad- Ant Cable cast channels and adds them to TV memory. To start channel scan: 1. Highlight one of the input selections based on your connection to the ANT input: All Channels, • Air when connected to an indoor or outdoor antenna.
  • Page 31 2. TV Menus Setup, continued Setup Energy Lamp Standard, Standard is for most viewing conditions. Use Bright in brightly lit rooms. You may Energy Bright notice increased fan noise when using the Bright setting. Setup Network Use of this menu is explained in the Basic Owner’s Guide supplied with the television. Ethernet Connection DHCP (automatic), Manual This option is available only when an Ethernet cable is connected to the TV’s...
  • Page 32: Inputs

    2. TV Menus Inputs Inputs Name INPUT and HDMI jacks: • Lets you assign or change the names of inputs appearing in the Input Cable box, Cam(corder), CD, Selection menu. Highlight an input and press ENTER multiple times to cycle DVD (DVD, DVD2, Blu-ray), DVR, through the name choices.
  • Page 33 2. TV Menus Inputs, continued HDMI Inputs Control Select On or Off to enable or disable the TV’s control of a CEC-enabled device. On, Off See “Enabling HDMI Control of CEC Devices” on page 38 for use of this feature. Note: When HDMI Control is set to Off the TV may still respond to CEC com- mands sent by another device.
  • Page 34: Lock

    2. TV Menus Lock Parental Menu TV Locks The TV comes from the factory with the rating locks Parental Lock by Program Ratings turned off and with pre-set U.S. ratings TV-PG and Restricts access using U.S.-based ratings movie rating PG. You must turn on blocking for U.S. sent by broadcasters.
  • Page 35 IMPORTANT When changing or deleting your pass code, you must use the remote control included with this TV. You cannot use a Mitsubishi remote control from another component or a “universal” remote. For assistance call 1(800) 332-2119...
  • Page 36 2. TV Menus Lock, continued Lock Parental Lock Disables or enables blocking based on V-Chip signals and the U.S. rating system. TV Rating Highlight the rating level you wish to change and press ENTER to block it ( ) or allow it ( You can apply supplemental content blocking to the age-based ratings by using the TV content categories.
  • Page 37 2. TV Menus Lock, continued Lock Time Blocks all use of the TV during the time period you specify. You must enter a pass code to use the TV when the time lock is in effect. Lock by Time Enables/disables Lock by Time. Lock Time, To set the lock and unlock times: Unlock Time...
  • Page 38: Hdmi Control Of Cec Devices

    Highlight On and press ENTER support so it is difficult to predict which devices and to add a check. features are compatible with Mitsubishi’s HDMI Control. You may find that CEC functions for a specific device are limited. To use HDMI Control, you must enable it in both the TV and the device.
  • Page 39: Hdmi Control Of An Hdmi A/V Receiver And Connected Devices

  • Page 40: Resolving Cec Conflicts

    3 HDMI Control of CEC Devices Resolving CEC Conflicts Using HDMI Control Because each manufacturer selects which CEC func- As an example of using HDMI Control, press PLAY on tions to support, some devices may conflict with other the device itself to: devices.
  • Page 41: Appendices

    TV through the gap requires two between the screen and screen frame. AA batteries. • You may purchase Mitsubishi Screen Cleaner, part number CLEANER-VSS, by calling (800) 553-7278. General Cleaning Precautions • DO NOT allow liquid to enter the TV through the ventilation slots or any crevice.
  • Page 42: Lamp-Cartridge Replacement

    Lamp Part Number 915B455012 Lamp-Substitution Alert MEVSA recommends that you use only genuine Replacement Lamp Assemblies purchased directly from Mitsubishi or a Mitsubishi Authorized Dealer or Mitsubishi Authorized Service Center. MEVSA advises that replacement lamps obtained separately from the Lamp Cartridge and/or Lamp Assemblies obtained from unauthorized sellers may be incorrect for your television, may not fit or perform properly and may even damage your television.
  • Page 43 Appendices Appendix A: TV Care Replacement Procedure Removing the Old Lamp Cartridge Turn off TV power and unplug the TV. Allow the Figure 1 lamp to cool for at least one hour before proceed- ing. After the lamp has cooled, remove the cover of the lamp compartment, located on the back of the TV.
  • Page 44: Appendix B: Troubleshooting

    Service and Customer Support Service Customer Support If you are unable to correct a problem with your • To order replacement or additional remote controls, TV, consult Mitsubishi Consumer Relations at visit our website at or call 1 (800) 332-2119. 1 (800) 553-7278. • DO NOT adjust any controls other than those • For questions:...
  • Page 45 Appendices Appendix B: Troubleshooting, continued General TV Operation Symptom Remarks I have turned on CEC for my HDMI devices • First turn off the TV’s HDMI control for the specific device. but control is erratic and I wish to disable it. Open the Inputs >...
  • Page 46 Appendices Appendix B: Troubleshooting, continued TV Power On/Off Symptom Remarks TV takes an excessively long time to power When powered on, the TV needs time to boot up, just as a computer does. You cannot program the TV to turn on auto- • The TV may be locked.
  • Page 47 Appendices Appendix B: Troubleshooting, continued Sound Symptom Remarks There is no sound even when the • Check if the MUTE key is on. volume is turned up. • The TV’s analog Listen to setting may be set to SAP (analog program from the ANT input) but no SAP is being broadcast. •...
  • Page 48: Trademark And License Information

    The Bluetooth ® word mark and logos are registered trademarks owned by Bluetooth SIG, Inc. and any use of such marks by Mitsubishi Electric is under license. Other trademarks and trade names are those of their respective owners. Manufactured under license from Real Sound Lab, SIA.
  • Page 49: Mitsubishi Tv Software

    IMPORTANT – READ CAREFULLY: This License Agreement is a legal agreement between you (either an individual or an entity) and Mitsubishi Electric Visual Solutions America, Inc. (MEVSA) for all software pre installed and/or provided along with this television (“Software”). By utilizing this television and Software, you agree to be bound by the terms of this License Agreement.
  • Page 50 If you are interested in obtaining open source code for this product, please contact Mitsubishi at (800) 332-2119. A nominal handling and mailing charge may apply.
  • Page 51 Mitsubishi TV Software Trademark and License Information 4. Conveying Verbatim Copies. You may convey verbatim copies of the Program’s source code as you receive it, in any medium, provided that you conspicuously and appropriately publish on each copy an appropriate copyright notice; keep intact all notices stating that this License and any non-permissive terms added in accord with section 7 apply to the code;...
  • Page 52 Trademark and License Information Mitsubishi TV Software However, if you cease all violation of this License, then your license from a particular copyright holder is reinstated (a) provisionally, unless and until the copyright holder explicitly and finally terminates your license, and (b) permanently, if the copyright holder fails to notify you of the violation by some reasonable means prior to 60 days after the cessation.
  • Page 53 Mitsubishi TV Software Trademark and License Information GNU General Public License Version 2, June 1991 Copyright (C) 1989, 1991 Free Software Foundation, Inc. 675 Mass Ave, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA Everyone is permitted to copy and distribute verbatim copies of this license document, but changing it is not allowed.
  • Page 54 Trademark and License Information Mitsubishi TV Software 3. You may copy and distribute the Program (or a work based on it, under Section 2) in object code or executable form under the terms of Sections 1 and 2 above provided that you also do one of the following: a) Accompany it with the complete corresponding machine-readable source code, which must be distributed under the terms of Sections 1 and 2 above on a medium customarily used for software interchange;...
  • Page 55 Mitsubishi TV Software Trademark and License Information GNU LESSER GENERAL PUBLIC LICENSE Version 2.1, February 1999 Copyright (C) 1991, 1999 Free Software Foundation, Inc. 51 Franklin Street, Fifth Floor, Boston, MA 02110-1301 USA Everyone is permitted to copy and distribute verbatim copies of this license document, but changing it is not allowed.
  • Page 56 Trademark and License Information Mitsubishi TV Software A more frequent case is that a free library does the same job as widely used non-free libraries. In this case, there is little to gain by limiting the free library to free software only, so we use the Lesser General Public License.
  • Page 57: Warranty

    Embedded Software and Lamps, the consumer is solely responsible for any replacement labor. For all other parts, we will provide the labor for a warranty repair by an authorized MITSUBISHI service center without charge for one (1) year from the original date of purchase at retail.
  • Page 58 MITSUBISHI service center; physical abuse to or misuse of the product (including any failure to carry out any maintenance as described in the Owner’s Guide including air vent cleaning or any product damaged by excessive physical or electrical stress);...
  • Page 59: Mevsa Internet Applications Policy

    MEVSA Internet Applications afford the opportunity to access third party Internet product offerings or services (“Third Party Services”) on certain Mitsubishi TVs. The Third Party Services accessible herein are provided as per our agreement with these third parties. These agreements are subject to change, interruption, suspension (including termination) at any time and for various reasons.
  • Page 60: Index

    Index Index HDMI Ratings (TV and Movie) 36 Anamorphic Picture Format 7 Connecting an HDMI Device 11 Rear Speakers 15 Antenna Input (ANT) 10 HDMI Cable Types 9 Signal Strength for Digital Chan- HDMI Jack 9 nels 8 Safety Instructions 5 Removing an HDMI Device from Audio Output Jacks 10 SAP (second audio program) 26...
  • Page 62 MEVSA recommends that you use only genuine Replacement Lamp Assemblies purchased directly from Mitsubishi or a Mitsubishi Authorized Dealer or Mitsubishi Authorized Service Center. MEVSA advises that replacement lamps obtained separately from the Lamp Cartridge and/or Lamp Assemblies obtained from unauthorized sellers may be incorrect for your television, may not fit or perform properly and may even damage your television.