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Mitsubishi Electric DLP 742 Series Basic Owner's Manual

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742 Series
842 Series
This manual provides basic connection, setup, and operating instructions. For use of additional fea-
tures of this television, please visit our website at to view or download a sup-
plemental Owner's Guide. Follow the Support link to the Product Documents page.
• 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, visit our website at or call


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  • Page 1 This manual provides basic connection, setup, and operating instructions. For use of additional fea- tures of this television, please visit our website at to view or download a sup- plemental Owner’s Guide. Follow the Support link to the Product Documents page.
  • Page 2: Fcc Declaration Of Conformity

    Changes or modifications not expressly approved by minimum of two adults. To prevent damage to the TV, Mitsubishi could cause harmful interference and would avoid jarring or moving it while it is turned on. Always void the user’s authority to operate this equipment.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    TV through the gap MEVSA Internet Applications Policy ..between the screen and screen frame. • You may purchase Mitsubishi Screen Cleaner, part number CLEANER-VSS, by calling 1 (800) 553-7278. General Cleaning Precautions •...
  • 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 Please read the following safeguards for your TV and E XAMP LE OF ANT E NNA G R OUNDING retain for future reference. Always follow all warnings and instructions marked on the television. Read these instructions. ANT E NNA LE AD IN WIR E 2) Keep these instructions.
  • Page 6: Basic Setup And Operation

    Basic Setup and Operation Package Contents TV Overview Please take a moment to review the following list of Sample TV controls and items to ensure that you have received everything. location of the STATUS indicator. See page 33. Remote Control Two AA Batteries Quick...
  • Page 7: Remote Control

    May apply to compatible devices F1–F4. Function keys for some under HDMI control. See the supplemental StreamTV Internet services. Owner’s Guide at Mitsubishi iPhone App for setup of HDMI control. Visit the iTunes store for a free app...
  • Page 8: First-time Power-on

    Install batteries in the remote control. See page 6. Welcome Screen Energy Options Aim the emitter (bulb) end • Mitsubishi recommends the Home setting, of the remote control at the which produces a picture suitable for home TV and press the POWER key viewing and uses less power.
  • Page 9 Detailed information on using these menus the connection type is detectable. is in the supplemental Owner’s Guide at Highlight the device type in the on-screen list and press ENTER. The name you select here will appear in the Input Selection menu. Watching Broadcast TV...
  • Page 10: Basic Tv Operation

    Use the Sound > Audio > TV Speakers menu. HDMI Control (CEC-Enabled HDMI A/V Receiver) The TV’s remote control may control some functions of the A/V receiver. See the supplemental Owner’s Guide at For assistance call 1(800) 332-2119...
  • Page 11 TV picture formats. More TV Features See the supplemental Owner’s Guide at • HDMI control of other A/V devices (CEC) for more on these and other • Using the TV with a computer topics. • Additional Stream TV features • Parental controls (Lock menu).
  • Page 12: Tv Menus

    Network Setup for the Internet connectivity. See page 18. Perfect 842 Series. Fine-tuning of color settings Advanced Highly customized picture adjust- ments for each input. Mitsubishi Inputs recommends these adjustments be made only by a trained professional Name Name assignments for TV inputs installer.
  • Page 13: Tv Connections

    TV Connections Before You Begin Auto Input Sensing Surround Sound The TV’s Auto Input Sensing feature automatically rec- The TV accepts PCM stereo or Dolby Digital 5.1 over ognizes many connections and prompts you to identify the ANT and HDMI inputs and passes the audio out on the type of device connected.
  • Page 14: Input And Output Jacks

    2. TV Connections Input and Output Jacks AUDIO/SURROUND OUTPUT CENTER INPUT SUBWOOFER OUTPUT See the Supplemental Owner’s Guide at for use of these jacks. DIGITAL GLASSES AUDIO Coaxial antenna EMITTER OUTPUT input (page 16) (page 21) (page 17) Additional jacks...
  • Page 15: Y Pb Pr Component Video Device

    2. TV Connections Y Pb Pr Component Video Device AUDIO/SURROUND -OUTPUT- DIGITAL AUDIO OUTPUT Examples: HDTV Cable Box, Satellite Receiver, CENTER SUB WOOFER or DVD/Blu-ray Player INPUT OUTPUT HDMI GLASSES USB-P EMITTER DIGITAL AUDIO If your source device has an HDMI output, use the con- OUTPUT nections for an HDMI device described on the previous TV jack panel...
  • Page 16: Antenna Or Cable Tv Service

    2. TV Connections DVI Video Device AUDIO/SURROUND -OUTPUT- Examples: Computer or Older A/V Device DIGITAL AUDIO OUTPUT CENTER SUB WOOFER INPUT OUTPUT Note: HDMI HDMI GLASSES USB-P EMITTER • This connection can carry high-definition video signals. TV panel • The HDMI connection supports copy protection (HDCP). Connect a DVI device (digital only) to one of the TV’s HDMI input jacks.
  • Page 17 2. TV Connections A/V Receiver A/V Receiver with HDMI Output Most setups require either a digital audio cable or Required: One HDMI cable analog stereo audio cables. To send audio from TV This option allows you to view and hear content from channels received on the ANT input or devices con- devices connected to an A/V receiver.
  • Page 18: Tv Features

    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 19: 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 20 3. TV Features StreamTV™ Internet, continued VUDU When you are ready to rent or buy a movie, you will be prompted to activate your VUDU account. Internet services provided by VUDU ™ Apps let you Follow the on-screen instructions and use a com- access many popular on-line applications.
  • Page 21: 3d Video

    For 742 Series: Glasses compatible with the TV’s IR internal (742 Series) emitters are: 16 ft. XPAND model 3DG-X103 IR glasses made for 35° Mitsubishi 3D TVs 25 ft. 35° XPAND model X103 Universal IR glasses For 842 Series: Glasses compatible with the TV’s 16 ft.
  • Page 22 Press EXIT to close the New Device Found screen. Note: • Only the Bluetooth ® 3D glasses authorized by Mitsubishi can be used. • You cannot use Bluetooth ® 3D glasses and A2DP music players at the same time. For assistance call 1(800) 332-2119...
  • Page 23: Watching 3d Video

    3. TV Features 3D Video, continued Watching 3D Video Other Options in the 3D Menu Active 3D glasses are required. All glasses in use The Off settings disable output Glasses Control at the same time must use the same control type. Off Settings from the selected emitter.
  • Page 24: Wireless Audio Playback (842 Series)

    Notice Concerning Format Compatibility • Once connection is lost, the TV will power off after The Mitsubishi TVs will support the mandatory HDMI five minutes without receiving a signal. 1.4a 3D signals intended for the United States. Spe- • To clear a paired device, turn off the Bluetooth icon...
  • Page 25: Sound Projector (842 Series)

    3. TV Features Sound Projector (842 Series) Sound Projector Technology Connecting the TV To hear digital surround sound, the TV must be con- The TV’s built-in speaker array can be adjusted to nected to a digital surround sound source. The TV can reflect sound off the room walls to create a surround receive digital surround sound from: sound effect.
  • Page 26: Auto Setup

    3. TV Features Sound Projector, continued Auto Setup Basic Manual Setup Auto setup uses a calibration microphone to optimize Note: If you have already performed Auto setup, do Sound Projector performance for most room condi- not make manual adjustments. Doing so will tions.
  • Page 27 3. TV Features Sound Projector, continued From the Sound > SoundPro menu go to the Making Adjustments in the Custom Menu CUSTOM menu. • Press to select an audio beam; colors of the adjusters correspond to audio beams in the on- screen diagram.
  • Page 28: Appendices

    Press MENU on the TV remote control to enter the you to control some functions of a CEC-enabled device. See the supplemental Owner’s Guide at TV main menu. Go to Inputs > Name. Highlight the HDMI input name and press ENTER to select Delete.
  • Page 29: Appendix B: 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 30 Appendices Appendix B: Lamp-Cartridge Replacement, continued Replacement Procedure Removing the Old Lamp Cartridge Figure 1 Turn off TV power and unplug the TV. Allow the 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 31: Appendix C: Troubleshooting

    Channel > Edit menu. Lock Menu To change your Lock Press the 9 and LAST keys simultaneously to temporarily unlock the TV. See Pass Code menu pass code the supplemental Owner’s Guide at for more. For assistance call 1(800) 332-2119...
  • Page 32 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 33 • If LED continues to flash red and yellow after reset, unplug the TV from the AC power source. Wait one minute and then plug the set back in. • If LED continues to flash red and yellow, go to or call 1-800-332-2119 to receive Authorized Service Center information.
  • Page 34: 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 35 Free Software Foundation. If the Program does not specify a version number of this License, you may choose any version ever published by the Free Software Foundation. If you are interested in obtaining open source code for this product, please contact Mitsubishi at 1 (800) 332-2119. A nominal handling and mailing charge may apply.
  • Page 36 Mitsubishi TV Software 10. If you wish to incorporate parts of the Program into other free programs whose distribution conditions are different, write to the author to ask for permission. For software which is copyrighted by the Free Software Foundation, write to the Free Software Foundation; we sometimes make exceptions for this. Our decision will be guided by the two goals of preserving the free status of all derivatives of our free software and of promoting the sharing and reuse of software generally.
  • Page 37 Mitsubishi TV Software remain obligated to ensure that it is available for as long as needed to satisfy these requirements. e) Convey the object code using peer-to-peer transmission, provided you inform other peers where the object code and Corresponding Source of the work are being offered to the general public at no charge under subsection A separable portion of the object code, whose source code is excluded from the Corresponding Source as a System Library, need not be included in conveying the object code work.
  • Page 38 Mitsubishi TV Software 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 39 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 40: 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 41 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 42: Mevsa Internet Applications Policy

    MEVSA Internet Applications affords 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 44 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.

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