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  • Page 2: Product Disposal

    2. CONSUMER PRODUCT SAFETY ACT To ensure that you will promptly receive any safety notification of inspection, modification, or recall that SHARP may be required to give under the 1972 Consumer Product Safety Act, PLEASE READ CAREFULLY THE IMPORTANT “LIMITED WARRANTY” CLAUSE.

  • Page 3: Declaration Of Conformity


  • Page 4: Important Safeguards

    IMPORTANT SAFEGUARDS Electrical energy can perform many useful functions. This product has been engineered and manufactured to ensure your personal safety. However IMPROPER USE CAN RESULT IN POTENTIAL ELECTRICAL SHOCK OR FIRE HAZARD. In order not to defeat the safeguards incorporated into this Projector, observe the following basic rules for its installation, use and servicing.

  • Page 5: Caution Concerning The Lamp Unit

    A MANIPULER AVEC PRECAUTION, SE REPORTER AU MODE D’EMPLOI. Cautions Concerning the Setup of the Projector For minimal servicing and to maintain high image quality, SHARP recommends that this projector be installed in an area free from humidity, dust and cigarette 95˚F...

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    IMPORTANT SAFEGUARDS Temperature Monitor Function If the projector starts to overheat due to setup problems “TEMP” and “ ” will blink in the lower-left corner of the picture. If the temperature continues to rise, the lamp will turn off, the TEMPERATURE WARNING indicator on the projector will blink, and after a 90-second cooling-off period the power will shut off.

  • Page 7: Table Of Contents

    Using the Kensington Lock ....50 Using the Lens Shift ........18 Troubleshooting ........50 Keystone Correction ........19 For SHARP Assistance (U.S.A. only) ..50 Placement of the Projected Image Using the Keystone Correction .... 20 Adjusting the Projection Distance ..... 21 Appendix Image Projection ........

  • Page 8: Outstanding Features

    Outstanding Features 1. DMD™* (Digital Micromirror Device) Chip The DMD Chip allows for a higher contrast image. It enables smoother expression of details of an image, and high picture quality for an exciting theater experience. * Digital Light Processing, DLP, Digital Micromirror Device and DMD are trademarks of Texas Instruments. 2.

  • Page 9: Part Names

    Part Names Numbers next to the part names refer to the main pages in this manual where the topic is explained. Projector Front and Top View Lens shift dial TEMPERATURE WARNING indicator Zoom knob LAMP REPLACEMENT indicator Exhaust ventilative hole POWER indicator Focus ring Exhaust ventilative hole...

  • Page 10: Attaching The Lens Cap

    Part Names Numbers next to the part names refer to the main pages in this manual where the topic is explained. Projector Side and Rear View Remote control sensor Intake ventilative hole Intake ventilative hole INPUT 2 DVI digital port INPUT 3 S-VIDEO terminal RS-232C port (4-pin Mini DIN)

  • Page 11: Remote Control

    Part Names Remote Control Front View Top View POWER buttons (ON/OFF) KEYSTONE button MENU button ENTER button ADJUSTMENT buttons (∂/ƒ/ß/©) UNDO button INPUT 1 button INPUT 3 button INPUT 2 button DIGITAL INPUT button INPUT 4 button RESIZE button AUTO SYNC button PICTURE SETTING button RGB/COMP.

  • Page 12: Supplied Accessories

    Supplied Accessories Remote control Two AA size batteries Power cord Terminal cover QACCDA007WJPZ GCOVAA116WJKA RRMCGA064WJSA Lens cap Lens cap strap Screws for terminal cover Operation manual CCAPHA004WJ01 UBNDT0013CEZZ XBBSN40P10000 TINS-A286WJZZA E-11...

  • Page 13: Connections

    Connections Power Supply Connecting the Power Cord Plug the supplied power cord into the AC socket on the back of the projector. Power cord CAUTION • Make sure the power cord is firmly connected into the AC socket. • The projector will enter the standby mode as you re-plug it into the AC socket, when unplugging the power cord after turning the power off by pressing the POWER button.

  • Page 14: Connecting To A Dvd Player And Dtv Decoder

    Connecting to Video Equipment Projector S-video cable (commercially available) 2 To S-video output terminal Video cable (commercially available) 2 To video output terminal VCR, Laser disc player, DVD player or DTV decoder Connecting to a DVD Player and DTV Decoder Connecting to a DVD player and DTV decorder with Component output (for INPUT 1) 1 Connect each RCA connector of a component cable to the corresponding RCA INPUT 1 terminals on the projector.

  • Page 15: Connecting To A Computer

    Connecting to a DVD Player and DTV Decoder Connecting to a DTV decoder with DVI output 1 Slide the “DIGITAL INPUT TYPE” switch on the back terminal board to “VIDEO”. 2 Connect the DVI cable to the DIGITAL INPUT terminal. 3 Connect the other end to the Corresponding terminal on a DVD player and DTV decorder.

  • Page 16: Operating The Remote Control

    Connecting to a Computer Connecting a computer with DIGITAL RGB output 1 Slide the “DIGITAL INPUT TYPE” switch on the back terminal board to “PC”. 2 Connect one of the DVI cable (commercially available) to the DIGITAL INPUT port on the projector. 3 Connect the other end to the Corresponding terminal on a computer.

  • Page 17: Power On/off

    Power ON/OFF Press POWER ON. • The blinking green LAMP REPLACEMENT indicator shows that the lamp is warming up. Wait until the indicator stops blinking before operating the projector. • If the power is turned off and then immediately turned on again, it may take a short while before the lamp turns on.

  • Page 18: Setting Up The Screen

    Setting Up the Screen Using the Swivel Stand You can adjust the angle and direction of the projected image by using the Swivel Stand. 1 Unlock the lever on the Swivel Stand. 2 Adjust the angle and direction of the projected image as you want by lifting up the projector and rotating the projector on the Swivel Stand.

  • Page 19: Using The Lens Shift

    Using the Lens Shift The picture can be adjusted within the shift range of the lens by rotating the lens shift dial on the top of the projector using your finger. Projector Projected Image Lens shift dial DOWN DOWN E-18...

  • Page 20: Keystone Correction

    Keystone Correction This function can be used to adjust the Keystone settings. • For details about using the menu screen, see page 26. Description of 2D Keystone Correction Selected item Description H Keystone Horizontally adjusts the keystone settings. V Keystone Vertically adjusts the keystone settings.

  • Page 21: Placement Of The Projected Image Using The Keystone Correction

    Placement of the Projected Image Using the Keystone Correction Place the projector at a distance from the screen that allows images to be projected onto the screen by referring to “Adjusting the Projection Distance” on pages 21 and 22. : Screen area 1 Project the test pattern of the Keystone correction function onto the screen.

  • Page 22: Adjusting The Projection Distance

    Adjusting the Projection Distance • Refer to pages 19 and 20 about the function of Keystone correction and placement of projector using the correction. • Decide the placement of the projector referring to the figures on the table and the diagram below according to the size of your screen and Input Signal.

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    Adjusting the Projection Distance Upper and Lower Lens Shift Position • This projector is equipped with a lens shift function that lets you adjust the projection height. • Adjust it to match the setup configuration. • The screen can be moved maximum the length of one screen vertically using the lens shift. •...

  • Page 24: Image Projection

    Ceiling-mount Projection • It is recommended that you use the optional Sharp ceiling-mount bracket for this installation. • Before mounting the projector, remove the Swivel Stand.

  • Page 25: Using The Operation Buttons

    Using the Operation Buttons Selecting the Input Signal Source Press INPUT on the projector, INPUT 1, INPUT 2, INPUT 3, INPUT 4 or DIGITAL INPUT on the remote control to select the desired input mode. • When no signal is received, “NO SIGNAL” will be displayed. When a signal that the projector is not preset to receive is received, “NOT REG.”...

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    Adjusting the Picture Aspect Ratio Input Signal Output screen image STRETCH NORMAL BORDER Projects the image fully Projects the image on Projects the image on COMPUTER Image Type on a screen while the screen whose the screen whose upper / VIDEO maintaining the aspect surrounding areas are and lower areas are cut...

  • Page 27: Using The Menu Screen

    Using the Menu Screen Basic Operations This projector has two sets of menu screens that allow you to adjust the image and various projector settings. These menu screens can be operated from the projector or the remote control with the following procedure. 1, 7 2, 3, On-screen Display...

  • Page 28: Menu Bars

    Lower Right purposes only. Upper Left • “Color”, “Tint”, and “Sharp” do not appear when “RGB” is Lower Left selected in INPUT 2 mode. • Only the items highlighted in the tree charts above can...

  • Page 29: Main Menu

    Main menu Sub menu Sub menu Picture ( Contrast Language ( English Bright Deutsch Color Español Tint Nederlands Français Sharp Italiano Blue Svenska Reset Português CLR Temp 5500k 3D Progressive 6500k 3D Progressive 7500k 3D Progressive 8500k PRJ Mode (...

  • Page 30: Adjusting The Picture

    On-screen Display e. g. (VIDEO input in INPUT 3 or 4 mode) • “Color”, “Tint” and “Sharp” do not appear for RGB input in INPUT 2 mode. • For details on “Gamma”, see “Gamma Correction Function” on page 31.

  • Page 31: Adjusting The Color Temperature

    Adjusting the Picture Adjusting the Color Temperature This function allows for selecting the desired color temperature from six settings. With the lower value selected, the projected image becomes warmer, reddish and incandescent-like while with the higher value, the image becomes cooler, bluish and fluorescent-like.

  • Page 32: Gamma Correction Function

    Adjusting the Picture Gamma Correction Function Gamma is an image quality enhancement function. Four gamma settings are available to allow for differences in the brightness of the room. Description of Gamma Modes Selected Mode Description Standard Standard picture without gamma correction 2, 3 1, 5 Black Detail...

  • Page 33: Picture Setting Function

    Adjusting the Picture Picture Setting Function This function stores all items set in “Picture”. Five settings can be stored separately in “Memory 1” to “Memory 5”. Each stored setting is reassigned to each input mode (INPUT 1 to INPUT 4 and DIGITAL). Even when the input mode or signal is changed, you can easily select optimal settings from the stored settings.

  • Page 34: Adjusting The Computer And Dvd/dtv Images

    Adjusting the Computer and DVD/DTV Images When displaying computer patterns which are very detailed (tiling, vertical stripes, etc.), interference may occur between the DMD pixels, causing flickering, vertical stripes, or contrast irregularities in portions of the screen. Should this occur, adjust “Clock”, “Phase”, “H-Pos”...

  • Page 35: Special Modes Adjustment

    Adjusting the Computer and DVD/DTV Images Special Modes Adjustment Ordinarily, the type of input signal is detected and the correct resolution mode is automatically selected. However, for some signals, the optimal resolution mode in “Special Modes” on the “Fine Sync” menu screen may need to be selected to match the computer display mode.

  • Page 36: Auto Sync Adjustment

    Adjusting the Computer and DVD/DTV Images Auto Sync Adjustment • Used to automatically adjust a computer image. • Select whether the image is to be synchronized automatically when switching the signal with “ON” or “OFF”. OFF ( 2,3,4 • Synchronized adjustment is not automatically 1, 5 performed.

  • Page 37: Turning On/off The On-screen Display

    Turning On/Off the On-screen Display This function allows you to turn on or off the on-screen messages that appear during input select. Description of OSD Display Selected item Description All On-screen Display are displayed. ON ( 2,3,4 1, 5 INPUT is not displayed. OFF ( 1 Press MENU.

  • Page 38: Setting The Video Signal (video Menu Only)

    Setting the Video Signal (VIDEO menu only) The video input system mode is preset to “Auto”; however, it can be changed to a specific system mode if the selected system mode is not compatible with the connected audiovisual equipment. 1 Press MENU. The “Picture” menu screen appears. 2,3,4 2 Press to display the “Options”...

  • Page 39: Adjustments For The Screen Position And Size

    Adjustments for the Screen Position and Size You can adjust settings according to the position and size of the screen. Description of Adjustment Items Selected item Description Digital Shift Adjusts the vertical position of the image. 2,3,4 Subtitle Adjusts the vertical size of the image. 1, 5 Reset Digital Shift and Subtitle adjustments are...

  • Page 40: Subtitle Setting

    Adjustments for the Screen Position and Size Subtitle Setting With this function, you can adjust the vertical size of the display to allow for subtitles. Description of Subtitle Setting button button 2,3,4 1, 5 The image is compressed by The image is enlarged by adjusting the vertical size of the adjusting the vertical size of the display.

  • Page 41: Selecting The Menu Screen Position

    Selecting the Menu Screen Position This function allows you to select the desired position of the menu screen. Description of Menu Position Selected Description item Center The menu is displayed on the center of the image. 2,3,4 Upper Right The menu is displayed on the upper right of the image. Lower Right The menu is displayed on the lower right of the image.

  • Page 42: Automatic Power Shut-off Function

    Automatic Power Shut-off Function When no input signal is detected for more than 15 minutes, the projector will automatically shut off. The on-screen message on the left will appear five minutes before the power is automatically turned off. Description of Automatic Power Shut-off Selected Description 2,3,4...

  • Page 43: Reversing/inverting Projected Images

    Reversing/Inverting Projected Images This projector is equipped with a reverse/invert image function which allows you to reverse or invert the pro- jected image for various applications. Description of Projected Images Selected item Description Front Normal image 1, 5 Front Ceiling Inverted image Rear Reversed image...

  • Page 44: Advanced Picture Adjustment

    Advanced Picture Adjustment Detailed picture adjustments can be made in addition to the adjustments on the normal menu screen. Selected button button R-Contrast For less contrast of red For more contrast of red color color G-Contrast For less contrast of For more contrast of green green color color...

  • Page 45: Lamp/maintenance Indicators

    Lamp/Maintenance Indicators Maintenance Indicators • The warning lights on the projector indicate problems inside the projector. TEMP. LAMP POWER • There are two types of warning lights: a TEMPERATURE WARNING indicator that warns you when the projector is too hot, and a LAMP REPLACEMENT indicator that warns you when to change the lamp.

  • Page 46: Lamp Maintenance

    Lamp Maintenance Confirming the Lamp Usage Time The lamp in this projector operates for approximately 2,500 cumulative hours, depending on the usage environ- ment. (As the usage environment can vary significantly, the projector lamp may not operate for 2,500 hours.) It is recommended that the lamp be replaced after approximately 2,400 cumulative hours of use or when you notice a significant deterioration of the picture and color quality.

  • Page 47: Replacing The Lamp

    The lamp included with this projector is backed by a 90-day parts and labor limited warranty. All service of this SharpVision Service projector under warranty, including lamp replacement, must be obtained through an Authorized Center or Dealer. For the name of the nearest Authorized SharpVision Service Center or Dealer, please call toll-free: 1-877-DTV-SHARP (1-877-388-7427). U.S.A. ONLY E-46...

  • Page 48: Removing And Installing The Lamp Unit

    Replacing the Lamp Removing and installing the lamp unit CAUTION • Be sure to remove the lamp cage by the handle. Do not touch the glass surface of the lamp cage or the inside of the projector. • To avoid injury to yourself and damage to the lamp, carefully follow the steps below. •...

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    Replacing the Lamp Tighten the user Plug the power cord. Attach the lamp unit service screw to fasten cover. the lamp cage cover. Press POWER ON on the projector to reset the lamp timer. Press order. Then press “LAMP 0000H” is displayed on the screen.

  • Page 50: Cleaning The Ventilative Holes

    Cleaning the Ventilative Holes • This projector is equipped with ventilative holes to ensure the optimal operating condition of the projector. • Periodically clean the ventilative hole by vacuuming it off with a vacuum cleaner. • The ventilative holes should be cleaned every 100 hours of use. Clean the ventilative holes more often when the projector is used in a dirty or smoky location.

  • Page 51: Using The Kensington Lock

    If you encounter any problems during setup or operation of this projector, first refer to the “Troubleshooting” section on this page. If this operation manual does not answer your question, please call toll free 1-877-DTV- SHARP (1-877-388-7427) for further assistance. Or, send us an e-mail at . Our World Wide Web address is .

  • Page 52: Connecting Pin Assignments

    Connecting Pin Assignments DVI-I (INPUT 2 / DIGITAL INPUT) port : 29 pin connector • • • • • DVI Digital INPUT Pin No. Signal Pin No. Signal • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • T.M.D.S data 2–...

  • Page 53: (rs-232c) Specifications And Command Settings

    (RS-232C) Specifications and Command Settings PC control A computer can be used to control the projector by connecting an RS-232C cable (null modem, cross type, commercially available) to the projector. (See page 14 for connection.) Communication conditions Set the serial port settings of the computer to match those of the table on the next page. Signal format: Conforms to RS-232C standard.

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  • Page 55: Computer Compatibility Chart

    Computer Compatibility Chart Horizontal Frequency: 15–70 kHz Vertical Frequency: 43–75 Hz Pixel Clock: 12–110 MHz Compatible with sync on green XGA compatible in intelligent compression Horizontal Vertical VESA MAC/ Resolution Frequency Frequency Display Standard Support (kHz) (Hz) 27.0 31.5 27.0 31.5 27.0 31.5...

  • Page 56: Dimensions

    Dimensions Rear View Side View Top View Side View Front View (368) Bottom View Units: inches (mm) E-55...

  • Page 57: Specifications

    Lens cap (CCAPHA004WJ01), Lens cap strap (UBNDT0013CEZZ), Operation manual (TINS-A286WJZZ ), Screws for terminal cover (XBBSN40P10000) This SHARP projector uses a DMD chip. This very sophisticated chip This unit has some inactive pixels within acceptable tolerances which contains 480,000 pixels. As with any high technology electronic may result in inactive dots on the picture screen.

  • Page 58: Glossary

    Glossary Aspect ratio Width and height ratio of an image. The normal aspect ratio of a computer and video image is 4 : 3. There are also wide images with an aspect ratio of 16 : 9 and 21 : 9. Auto Sync Optimizes projected computer images by automatically adjusting certain characteristics.

  • Page 59: Index

    Index Subtitle ................39 AC socket ................12 S-VIDEO INPUT terminal ........... 12 ADJUSTMENT buttons ............19 Sync .................. 35 Adjusting the Picture ............29 Sync on green ..............54 Aspect ratio ............... 24 Automatic power shut-off function ........41 TEMPERATURE WARNING indicator ........

  • Page 60: Consumer Limited Warranty (valid In Usa Only)

    Sharp to the purchaser with respect to the 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 61: Limited Warranty (valid In Canada Only)

    (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 62: Sharp Corporation

    SHARP CORPORATION Printed in Japan Imprimé au Japon Impreso en Japón Impresso no Japão TINS-A286WJZZA...

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