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  • Page 1 SHARP LC-32G LiQUiD CRYSTAL TELEViSiON Tr;LEVISEUR TELEVISOR CON PANTALLA LC-32G DE CRISTAL LJQUIDO OPERATION MANUAL LC-32G MODE D'EMPLOI MANUAL DE OPERACION DDiDOLBYi _"__T_| DiGiTAL ......... HIGH=DEFI'_ITIO N TELEVISION IMPORTANT " Please read this operation manual before starting operating the equipment.
  • Page 2: Important Information

    LC-32GP3U- LC--32GP3U-W LC-32GP3U- 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-32GP3U-B...
  • Page 3: Trademarks

    DECLARATION OF CONFORMITY: SHARP LIQUID CRYSTAL TELEVISION, MODEL LC-32GP3U-B/LC-32GP3U-W/LC-32GP3U-R 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 = 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 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 charges. 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 lead-in 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

    Supplied accessories Make sure the following accessories are provided with the product. Page 8 Page 8 Page 7 SHAR_ Page 7 Page 7 • Always use the AC cord supplied with the TV.
  • Page 8: Quick Reference

    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 9: Remote Control Unit

    IF THE UNIT DOES NOT POWER ON - UNPLUG THE AQUOS TELEVISION FROM THE OUTLET AND REPEAT THE INSTALLATION STEPS. IF YOU STILL ENCOUNTER NO POWER, PLEASE CONTACT US AT 1-800-BE-SHARP. Please refer to the BASIC ADJUSTMENT SETI-INGS SECTION for EZ Setup and basic channel setup functions and USING EXTERNAL EQUIPMENT SECTION for other device connections (DVD, VCR, AUDIO, etc.) in your...
  • Page 10: Table Of Contents

    Contents iMPORTANT iNFORMATiON ......... Using external equipment ........Trademarks ............. Displaying an external equipment image ... 32 DEAR SHARP CUSTOMER ........Input Select ............iMPORTANT SAFETY iNSTRUCTiONS ....3 Displaying an image from HDMI equipment ..33 Supplied accessories ..........
  • Page 11: Part Names

    Part names Remote control sensor OPC sensor* & POWER SLEEP C_ OPCindicator** SLEEPindicat°r** POWER indicator** *OPC: Optical Picture Control (See page 27.) **See page 17 for TV status indicator. VOL+ OH /N INPU1 MENU POWER AC INPUT terminal Channel buttons MENU button (CHV/A) Volume buttons...
  • Page 12: Part Names

    Part names TV POWER: Switch the 'f_/power on or enters standby. (See page 17.) DISPLAY: Display the channel information. SOURCE POWER: Turns the power of the external equipment on and off. External equipment operational buttons: Operate the external equipment. 0 - 9: Set the channel. (See page 19.) •...
  • Page 13: Preparation

    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...................... i iii ii J ii ! i! iiii i !i i iiiiiiii!!:i i iii!i! iiiiiii!ii iii i iiiii i Do not expose the remote control unit to shock.
  • Page 14: Connecting A Game Console

    Preparation You can connect many types of external equipment to your TV like a game console, Blu-ray disc player, HD-DVD player, DVD player, VCR, Digital TV tuner, HDMI equipment or camcorder. To view external source images, select the input source from INPUT on the remote control unit or on the TV. (See pages 32 to 33.) •...
  • Page 15: Connecting A Subwoofer

    Preparation You can enjoy games with stronger bass when connecting a subwoofer using the subwoofer terminal. Example Subwoofer (commercially available) Audio cable (commercially available) • When you connect the subwoofer, set the "Subwoofer" to "On" on the Audio menu. (See page 30.) •...
  • Page 16: Connecting A Vcr, Game Console Or Camcorder

    Preparation A VCR, game console, camcorder and other audiovisual equipment can be conveniently connected using the INPUT 1,2 and 3 terminals. When using S-VIDEO cable. VCR/Game console/ Camcorder S-VIDEO cable (commercially available) AUDIO cable (commercially available) When using composite cable. VCR/Game console/ Camcorder...
  • Page 17: Connecting Hdmi Equipment

    Preparation You can use the INPUT 4, INPUT 5 or INPUT 6 terminal when connecting HDMI equipment. HDMI cab!e HDMI equipment • When using an HDMI-DVl conversion cable, input the audio signal to AUDIO terminal of INPUT 6. To enjoy the AQUOS 1080p display capability, connect your Blu-ray disc player, HD-DVD player or other external equipment using an HDMI cable and set the equipment to 1080p output.
  • Page 18: Watching Tv

    Watching TV Simple operations for watching a TV program Press POWER on the TV, or TV POWER on the o==o o===o remote control unit. ÷ INPUT MENU POWER • POWERindicator(Blue):The TV is on. (Aftera few seconds, a window appears with sound.) Power •...
  • Page 19: Initial Setup

    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. 1, Insert the batteries into the remote control unit. (See page 8.) 2, Connect the antenna cable to the TV.
  • Page 20: Simple Button Operations For Changing Channels

    Watching Method 1 Using OH A./V on the remote control unit or on the You can change channels in several ways. Method 2 1 Press FLASHBACK to switch to the previously tuned channel. 2 Press FLASHBACK again to switch back to the c===_ CH/X INPUT...
  • Page 21: Simple Button Operations For Changing Volume/Sound

    Watching TV [] Using MUTE on the remote control unit Mutes the current sound output. I/vo [] Changing the voNume You can change the volume on the TV or on the remote control unit. Press MUTE. • E_ will be displayed on the screen for 30 minutes, and the INPUT MENU POWER...
  • Page 22: Setting Mts/Sap Stereo Mode

    Watching TV 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 23: Basic Adjustment Settings

    Basic adjustment settings [] Using the remote control Example Use the following buttons on the remote control to operate the menu. I_l option FREEZE MENU ® FAVORITECH ®®@® ® MENU: Press to open or close the menu screen. A/V/4/I_: Press to select a desired item on the screen or adjust a selected item.
  • Page 24: Menu Items For Tv/Input 1/2/3

    Basic adjustment settings [my P,c,ure Picture OPC ................Page 27 OPC ................Page 27 Backlight ..............Page 27 Backlight ..............Page 27 Contrast ..............Page 27 Contrast ..............Page 27 Brightness ..............Page 27 Brightness ..............Page 27 Comor ................Page 27 Color ................
  • Page 25: Ez Setup

    Basic adjustment settings You can run EZ Setup again, even after setting up the If initial setup does not memorize all the channels in preset channels. your region, follow the instructions below to manually memorize the channels. i O00!l li°° FREEZE MENU Antenna setting...
  • Page 26: Antenna Setup - Digital

    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 27: Favorite Channel Setting

    Basic adjustment settings Press A/T/<I/I_ to select the channel you want to delete, and then press ENTER. This function allows you to program 4 favorite channels, in 4 different categories. By setting the favorite channels in advance, you can select your favorite channels easily.
  • Page 28: Picture Adjustments

    Basic adjustment settings Backlight The screen dims The screen Adjusts the picture to your preference with the brightens following picture settings. Contrast For less contrast For more contrast Brightness For less brightness For more brightness Color For less color For more color FREEZE MENU intensity...
  • Page 29: Advanced Picture Adjustments

    Basic adjustment settings This TV provides various advanced functions for For a better white balance, use color temperature correction. optimizing the picture quality. FREEZE MENU 'i O White with Bluish tone High Mid-High Middle Mid-Low White with Reddish tone I Low Press MENU to display the MENU screen, and then press 4/1_ to select "Picture".
  • Page 30: Film Mode (3:2 Pull-Down)

    Basic adjustment settings Automatically detects a film-based source (originally The brightness level range of the OPC sensor's automatic encoded at 24 frames/second), analyzes it then recreates adjustments can be set according to your preferences. each still film frame for high-definition picture quality.
  • Page 31: Sound Adjustment

    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 4/11_ to select "Audio". Press A/V to select "Surround", and then press ENTER.
  • Page 32: Bass Enhancer

    Basic adjustment settings Power control setting allows you to save energy. This function allows you to enjoy bass-enhanced sound. No signal off When set to "Enable", the power will automatically shut down if there is no signal for 15 minutes. Press MENU to display the MENU screen, and then press 4/1_ to select "Power Control".
  • Page 33: Using External Equipment

    Using e×ternal equipment If the image does not come in clearly from the external equipment connected to INPUT 1 or 3, 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 34: Displaying An Image From Hdmi Equipment

    Using external equipment This setting allows you to skip the HDMI or PC-IN Input on the Input Selection operation. To watch an HDMI or PC-IN equipment image, select "INPUT4", "INPUTS" or "INPUT6" from Press MENU to display the MENU screen, and "INPUT SOURCE"...
  • Page 35: Useful Adjustment Settings

    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. 'i 0 Press MENU to display the MENU screen, and then press 4/1_ to select "Setup".
  • Page 36: Image Position

    Useful adjustment settings For adjusting a picture's horizontal and vertical You can also select a language from the Setup menu. position. Select from among 3 languages: English, French and Spanish. Press MENU to display the MENU screen, and Press MENU to display the MENU screen, and then press 4/1_ to select "Setup".
  • Page 37: Input Label

    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 Press SLEEP. FREEZE MENU • The remaining time displays when the sleep timer has been set.
  • Page 38: View Mode For 4:3 Programs

    Useful adjustment settings The following modes are available for HD programs. Stretch: CBL/SAT FUNCTION Suitable for viewing wide-screen 1.78:1 aspect ratio program, SOURCE LIGHT stretch mode will still show very thin black bands at the top and bottom of the screen. ' FREEZE ME.U ! Dot by Dot (1080i/p only):...
  • Page 39: View Mode For Pc Input Mode

    Useful adjustment settings You can select the screen size. AUDIO CBL/SAT FUNCTION * Connect the PC before making adjustments. (See page SOURCE LIGHT * Selectable screen size may vary with input signal type. GE3 _ Press VIEW MODE. The View Mode menu displays. E×ampJe FREEZE MENU...
  • Page 40: Advanced Option Settings

    Useful adjustment settings Allows you to select what controls the audio output. Perform the bllowing 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 41: Av Mode

    Useful adjustment settings STANDARD For a highly defined image in a normal AV MODE gives you 8 viewing options to choose from 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 42 Useful adjustment settings Press CC. • 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 43: Closed Captions And Digital Closed Captions. 41 Caption Setup

    Useful adjustment settings SeJectable items avaiJable for "Font Style". This function allows you to adjust the closed caption The font specified by broadcasting station screen appearance to suit your preference. Default or default font. °°°jI ° Proportional font used in the MENU FREEZE MENU Type 0...
  • Page 44: Secret Number Setting For Parental Control

    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. IM PO RTANT: Three conditions must be met to enable the V-Chip (see pages 43 to 49): (i._ Secret No.
  • Page 45 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. lOO / I°° Repeat steps 1 and 2 in Setting a secret number. • The secret number setting menu displays. ®®®...
  • Page 46: Parental Control (Setting V-Chip Level)

    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.
  • Page 47 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 A/V to select "TV Guidelines", and then press ENTER. Press A/T to adjust the item to your desired Press MENU to display the MENU screen, and position.
  • Page 48 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 49 Useful adjustment settings Canadian English ratings Canadian French ratings i oool !o°! Repeat steps l to 4in Canadian Eng,sh FREEZE MENU i®®®j ]);; ratings. Press A/Y to select "Can. French Ratings", and then press ENTER. Press A/T to adjust the item to your desired Press MENU to display the MENU screen, and position.
  • Page 50: How To Temporarily Release The V-Chip Block

    Useful adjustment settings This setting allows you to optimize the settings of Digital broadcasting. When the V-CHIP BLOCK is working and censors a broadcast, "V-CHIP HAS BEEN ACTIVATED." displays. Press ENTER while the V-CHIP is working, and then the secret number setting menu You can output digital audio to an AV amplifier or displays.
  • Page 51: Software Update

    USB memory device with the update file into the SERVICE terminal on the TV. Regarding how to obtain the software update file, please call 1-800-BE-SHARP. Checking /ooo i li0 0 • The current version of the TV software and the ,OQ®i®®...
  • Page 52 Useful adjustment settings After the screen shown below is displayed, Press ENTER to start updating. press ENTER. • The screen becomes dark for a while until the update screen can be displayed. Please wait for the update screen to appear. Do not unplug the AC cord.
  • Page 53: Other Viewing Options

    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 54 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 O6, 47 Yamaha Zenith instant Replay JC Penney...
  • Page 55 Other viewing options [] Cable control buttons When the FUNCTION is set to CBL/SAT, the cable converter connected to ..2° ..the TV can be operated using 1 to 4. .SOURCE LIGHT SOURCE POWER GD CE) (E_ (3D (3D C_ Turns the cable converter power on and off.
  • Page 56 Other viewing options [] VCR control buttons The remote control unit button will function as bllows when the FUNCTION of the remote control unit is set to VCR. • Press INPUT until the input connected to the VCR is selected. The following 1 to 8 can be used to control the VCR.
  • Page 57: Controlling Hdmi Equipment Using Aquos Link

    Other viewing options What's AQUOS LINK? Using the HDMI CEC (Consumer Electronics Control) protocol, with AQUOS LINK you can interactivelyoperate compatible system equipment (Blue-ray Disc equipment, AV amplifier, DVD). By connecting AQUOS LINK-compatible devices with HDMI-certified cables to the TV, you can control a recorder or AV amplifier using the remote control of the TV.
  • Page 58 Other viewing options If this is activated, the One Touch Play function is When multiple AQUOS LINK-compatible devices are enabled. connected, this function allows you to set the recorder While the TV is in standby mode, it automatically turns for recording when you press REC on the TV's remote control.
  • Page 59 Other viewing options This function allows easy one-touch recording of the You can switch the media (HDD or DVD) for playback program being viewed on the TV to AQUOS LINK- or recording on the AQUOS LINK-compatible recorder. compatible equipment with a recording function by simply pressing REC on the remote control.
  • Page 60 Other viewing options AQUOS LINK allows you to operate the HDMI- Youcanselectto listento the TVsoundonlyfromthe AQUOS LINK- connected equipment with one remote control. compatible Audiosystemandmanually change its soundmode. Press OPTION to display the AQUOS LINK Press I_ to start playing back a title.
  • Page 61: Appendix

    + To attach the stand, perform the above steps in reverse order. • This "IV should be mounted on the wall with both the AN-37AG2 (SHARP} wall mount bracket and the AN-37P30 (SHARP} attachment of the wall mount bracket.
  • Page 62: Troubleshooting

    Appendix Problem Possible Solution • No power • Check if you pressed "IV POWER on the remote control unit. (See page 17.) If the indicator on the TV does not light up, press POWER on the TV. + Is the AC cord disconnected? (See page 7.) + Has the power been turned on? (See page 17.) + Unit cannot be operated.
  • Page 63: Rs-232C Port Specifications

    Appendix 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 64 Appendix Response code format Normal response Problem response (communication error or incorrect command) -.-_" Return code (0DH) Return code (0DH) Command table • Commands not indicated here are not guaranteed to operate. CONTROL ITEM COMMAND PARAMETER CONTROL CONTENTS The Power On command rejected.
  • Page 65: Specifications

    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 performance specification figures indicated are nominal values of production units.
  • Page 66 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 4/1_ to select "Setup". Press A/V to select "EZ Setup", "CH Setup", "Parental CTRL" or "Reset", and the Secret number input screen displays.
  • Page 67 The copyrights for the software 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 software components whose copyrights are held by third parties.
  • Page 68: Product

    Calling for Service For location of the nearest Sharp Authorized Service, or to obtain product literature, accessories, supplies, or customer assistance, please call 1-800-BE-SHARP. LiMiTED WARRANTY CONSUMER LiMiTED WARRANTY SHARP ELECTRONICS CORPORATION warrants to the first consumer purchaser that this Sharp brand Liquid Crystal Display product (the "Product"),...
  • Page 69 Sharp's Authorized Servicing Dealers. Damage caused or repairs required as a result of the use with items not specified or approved by Sharp, incmuding but not limited to head cleaning tapes and chemical cmeaning agents. (d) Any replacement of accessories, glassware,...
  • Page 70: Dimensional Drawings

    Dimensional drawings Unit: inch (mm) 3/64 (509) 3 3/4 19/3 (91) 30 61/64(786) (95) 27 5/8 (701.4) ¢o ¢o ,,1== _, 11 (297) 45/64 11 13/16(300) IIII:::::::::::::::::::::'1_':::::::::::::::: ::::::::::::::::',_'::::::::::::::::::::: '""llllllllllllllllllllllllU _ IJIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIl::::...
  • Page 71 SHARP SHARP ELECTRONICS CORPORATION Sharp Plaza, Mahwah, New Jersey 07430-2135 SHARP CORPORATION Printed in Mexico Imprime au Mexique Impreso en Mexico TINS- D406WJZZ 07P11 -MX-NM...

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