If the product is used for business purposes and you want to discard it: Please contact your SHARP dealer who will inform you about the take-back of the product. You might be charged for the costs arising from take-back and recycling. Small products (and small amounts) might be taken back by your local collection facilities.
IMPORTANT INFORMATION WARNING: TO REDUCE THE RISK OF FIRE OR ELECTRIC SHOCK, DO NOT EXPOSE THIS PRODUCT TO RAIN OR MOISTURE. The lightning flash with arrowhead symbol, within a triangle, is intended to alert the user to the CAUTION presence of uninsulated “dangerous voltage” within the product’s enclosure that may be of RISK OF ELECTRIC sufficient magnitude to constitute a risk of electric...
DEAR SHARP CUSTOMER Thank you for your purchase of a SHARP LCD product. To ensure safety and many years of trouble-free operation of your product, please read the Safety Precautions carefully before using this product. SAFETY PRECAUTIONS Electricity is used to perform many useful functions, but it can also cause personal injuries and property damage if improperly handled.
SAFETY PRECAUTIONS (Continued) 19. Batteries — Incorrect use of batteries may cause the batteries to burst or ignite. A leaky battery may corrode the equipment, dirty your hands or spoil your clothing. In order to avoid these problems, make sure to observe the precautions below: •...
- Never rub or tap the monitor with hard objects. - Unplug the power cord if it is not used for a long time. - Please understand that SHARP CORPORATION bears no - Do not attempt to repair the power cord if it is broken responsibility for errors made during use by the customer or or malfunctioning.
• Mounting the monitor on the wall requires special expertise (See page 24.) and the work must be performed by an authorized SHARP - Be sure to clamp the power cord (supplied) onto the cable dealer. You should never attempt to perform any of this clamp attachment using the supplied cable clamp.
Cover SHARP logo: 1 Place this sticker onto the SHARP logo to cover the logo. * SHARP Corporation holds authorship rights to the Utility Disk program. Do not reproduce it without permission. * For environmental protection! Do not dispose of batteries in household waste. Follow the disposal instructions for your area.
A commercially available anti-theft lock can be connected. The anti-theft hole is compatible with the Kensington MicroSaver Security System. Caution • Consult your SHARP dealer for attachment/detachment of optional parts. • When lifting or moving the monitor, do not hold by the speakers.
Part Names nRemote control unit 1. Signal transmitter 2. POWER button (See page 16.) 3. MUTE button (See page 18.) 4. VOL +/- buttons (See page 18.) BRIGHT +/- buttons (See page 18.) Cursor control ( ) buttons 5. DISPLAY button (See page 18.) 6.
Connecting Peripheral Equipment 1. HDMI input terminal Caution • Use a commercially available HDMI cable (conforming to • Be sure to turn off the main power switch and disconnect the HDMI standard). the plug from the power outlet before connecting/ •...
• You can control the monitor from a PC by connecting a commercially available RS-232 straight cable between these terminals and the PC. • PN-U553/PN-U473/PN-U423 monitors can be connected together in a daisy chain connection. 13. LAN terminal • You can control the monitor from a PC on a network by connecting a commercially available LAN cable between this terminal and a network.
Connecting the Power Cord Caution • Use only the power cord supplied with the monitor. 1. Turn off the main power switch. 2. Plug the power cord (supplied) into the AC input terminal. 3. Plug the power cord (supplied) into the AC power outlet. Power cord (Supplied) Main power switch For power...
Binding Cables [PN-U553] The cables connected to the terminals on the rear of the monitor can be fastened with the cable clamp. Attach the cable clamp into the cable clamp attachment on the rear of the monitor and fasten the cables.
Preparing the Remote Control Unit Installing the batteries Remote control operation range 1. Press the cover gently and slide it in the direction of the The operation range of the remote control unit is approx. 16.4 arrow. feet (5 m) at an angle of approx 10° from the center to the top/ bottom/right/left of the remote control sensor.
Turning Power On/Off Turning power on/off Caution • Turn on the monitor first before turning on the PC or Press the POWER button or POWER switch to turn the power playback device. ON/OFF. Turning on the main power Power switch Main power switch Power LED Status...
Turning Power On/Off nOperation mode When the monitor is turned on for the first time after being shipped from the factory, the operation mode setting screen will be displayed. Set it to MODE1 or MODE2. MODE1 ..OFF IF NO OPERATION is set to ON, and STANDBY MODE is set to LOW POWER.
Basic Operation 4. VOL +/- (Volume adjustment) Pressing displays the VOLUME menu when the menu screen is not displayed. V O L U M E Press to adjust the volume of the sound. * If you do not press any buttons for about 5 seconds, the VOLUME menu automatically disappears.
Basic Operation nSwitching the screen size Even when the screen size is changed, the display may remain the same depending on the input signal. WIDE Displays image so it fills the entire screen. NORMAL Displays image so it fills the screen without changing the aspect ratio of the input signals.
Menu Items Displaying the menu screen TIPS • The menu will differ depending on the input mode. Video and audio adjustment and settings of various functions • The menu screen will close automatically if no operation is are enabled. This section describes how to use the menu performed for about 45 seconds.
Menu Items Menu item details The menu will differ depending on the input mode. nSCREEN AUTO (D-SUB) The CLOCK, PHASE, H-POS, and V-POS are automatically adjusted. ENTER Pressing performs adjustment. Use this automatic adjustment when you use the D-SUB to display a PC screen for the first time or when you change the setting of the PC.
Menu Items nPICTURE BRIGHT Adjusts the backlight brightness. CONTRAST Adjusts the difference between the bright and dark portions of the image. BLACK LEVEL Adjusts the entire brightness of the video signals. TINT (HDMI/COMPONENT/VIDEO) Adjusts the hue. Selecting - changes the color towards green, and selecting + changes it towards magenta. COLORS (HDMI/COMPONENT/VIDEO) Adjusts the color intensity.
Menu Items nAUDIO TREBLE Adjusts the volume of treble-level sound. BASS Adjusts the volume of bass-level sound. BALANCE Adjusts the balance of the audio sound between right and left. RESET Resets the values of the AUDIO menu items to the factory preset values. ENTER Select “ON”...
Menu Items nMONITOR MONITOR Select the installation direction of the monitor. LANDSCAPE ....Landscape orientation PORTRAIT ....Portrait orientation OSD H-POSITION Adjusts the horizontal display position of menu screen. OSD V-POSITION Adjusts the vertical display position of menu screen. OPERATION MODE MODE1 ..OFF IF NO OPERATION is set to ON, and STANDBY MODE is set to LOW POWER. (These settings can not be changed.) MODE2 ..Will perform standard operation.
Menu Items nOTHERS SCREEN MOTION Residual images can be reduced by moving the entire screen vertically and horizontally. Set the time (operating interval) until the screen moves. POWER MANAGEMENT POWER MANAGEMENT determines whether or not to switch modes from no signal to the input signal standby mode. When the input mode is DisplayPort, HDMI, DVI-D, or D-SUB, or when the input mode is COMPONENT or VIDEO, the settings of each can be configured.
Menu Items nDual screen display nEnlarge You can display two screens simultaneously. • You can align several monitors and integrate them into a Set this function with PIP MODES of PIP/PbyP in the MULTI/ single large screen to display. PIP menu. •...
Menu Items nSCHEDULE Caution You can set the time to switch the monitor on and off. • Do not switch off the main power after setting the Set this function with SCHEDULE in the SETUP menu. (See SCHEDULE. page 23.) •...
Menu Items Adjustments for PC screen display nAutomatic adjustment When you use the D-SUB to display a PC screen for the first time, or when you change the setting of the PC, use the automatic screen adjustment. 1. Switch the input to D-SUB and display the adjustment pattern.
Initialization (Reset)/Functional Restriction Setting (FUNCTION) You can return the settings to their factory-preset values and restrict operations. SIZE 1. Hold down until “F” appears in the upper left corner of the screen. 2. While “F” appears, press in that order. FUNCTION ALL RESET ADJUSTMENT LOCK...
Right : VOLM nDaisy chain connection… Advanced operation PN-U553/PN-U473/PN-U423 monitors can be connected Do not use spaces for MPOS, DATE, and SH01 through together in a daisy chain connection. SH07. Specify parameters using a specified number of Connect with RS-232 straight cable between the PC’s COM characters.
Controlling the Monitor with a PC (RS-232C) nResponse code format nCommunication interval When a command has been executed correctly • After OK or ERR is returned, you must send the following commands. Return code To set a timeout for the command response, specify 10 , 0A seconds or longer. A response is returned after a command is executed. When connecting multiple monitors in a daisy chain, set the timeout to at least the product of the monitor’s position from * If an ID number has been assigned the computer multiplied by 10 seconds.
Controlling the Monitor with a PC (RS-232C) nCommands for ID control IDLK ..The parameter of this command sets the ID number of the monitor. The monitor is subject to all The command examples shown on this page assume the subsequent commands. following connection and ID number set up. ID number: 1 ID number: 2 ID number: 3 ID number: 4 Example: Following commands are for the monitor IDLK0002 ← with ID number: 2.
Controlling the Monitor with a PC (RS-232C) nRepeater control This system has a function to allow setting of multiple monitors connected in a daisy chain using a single command. This function is called repeater control. You can use Repeater control function without assigning ID numbers. [Example] Set 1 Set 2...
Controlling the Monitor with a PC (RS-232C) RS-232C command table How to read the command table Command: Command field (See page 30.) Direction: W When the “Parameter” is set in the parameter field (see page 30), the command functions as described under “Control/Response Contents”.
Controlling the Monitor with a PC (RS-232C) SETUP menu Function Command Direction Parameter Reply Control/Response contents DATE/TIME SETTING DATE AABBCCDDEE AABBCCDDEE AA: Year, BB: Month, CC: Day, DD: Hour, EE: Minute SCHEDULE SH01- ABBCCDDEEF ABBCCDDEEF Schedule of a specified number A : Schedule 0= Not effective, 1 = Effective SH07...
Controlling the Monitor with a PC (RS-232C) MULTI/PIP menu Function Command Direction Parameter Reply Control/Response contents ENLARGE ENLG 0-1 0: OFF, 1: ON ENLARGE MODE EMHV 11-55 11-55 1 x 1 (OFF) to 5 x 5 (“m x n” is expressed as “mn”, where m and n are the numbers of monitors specified for the longest direction and the shortest direction respectively.) IMAGE POSITION (M x N)
Controlling the Monitor with a PC (RS-232C) Others Function Command Direction Parameter Reply Control/Response contents ○ VOLUME VOLM 0-31 0-31 MUTE MUTE 0-1 0: OFF, 1: ON TEMPERATURE SENSOR DSTA 0 Internal temperature normal 1 Internal temperature abnormal has occurred and the monitor is in standby mode 2 Internal temperature abnormal occurred (To delete the information of temperature abnormal, turn off the main power.) 3 Internal temperature abnormal has occurred and backlight brightness is dimmed...
Controlling the Monitor with a PC (LAN) Settings to connect to a LAN Your monitor can be connected to a LAN allowing you to control it from a PC on the LAN. The connection requires a commercially available LAN cable Set the monitor’s IP address and subnet mask to match the (UTP cable, Category 5, straight through).
Controlling the Monitor with a PC (LAN) ■ To set from a PC 7. Temporarily change the IP address and subnet mask. To access the monitor as it is shipped from the factory, set When the monitor is connected to a PC, LAN settings can be as follows.
Controlling the Monitor with a PC (LAN) Controlling with a PC 6. Click SETUP. ■ Basic operation You use Internet Explorer on a PC on the LAN to control the monitor. 1. Launch Internet Explorer on the PC. 2. In the “Address” box, type “http://” followed by your monitor’s IP address followed by “/”, then press the Enter key.
Controlling the Monitor with a PC (LAN) ■ PC operation 1. Display a setting screen. 2. Click [+][-] to adjust. If there is a text box, you can also directly enter a number. 3. Click [ ] and adjust in the screen that appears.
Controlling the Monitor with a PC (LAN) ■ LAN SETUP / SECURITY / GENERAL ■ SNMP This screen allows you to set the settings necessary when the You can configure settings related to SNMP. monitor is connected to a LAN. SNMP SETTING DHCP CLIENT Set whether to enable or disable SNMP.
Controlling the Monitor with a PC (LAN) “Advanced operation” Command-based control You can control the monitor using RS-232C commands (see page 34) via terminal software and other appropriate applications. In order to use this function, enable a connection to the monitor through Internet Explorer.
Troubleshooting If you are experiencing any problem with your display, before The video from D-Sub input terminal does not appear calling for service, please review the following troubleshooting properly. tips. • Is the input signal compatible with this monitor? (See page 51.) There is no picture or sound.
Internal temperature rises quickly if the vents on the monitor are blocked. - Internal temperature rises quickly if dust accumulates inside the monitor or around the vents. Remove dust if possible. Ask SHARP dealer about removing internal dust.
When STANDBY MODE is set to STANDARD. When STANDBY MODE is set to LOW POWER: 0.5 W As a part of our 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. There may be some deviations from...
When mounting the monitor, be sure to use a wall-mount bracket that complies with the VESA-compatible mounting method. SHARP recommends using M6 screws and tighten the screws. Note that screw hole depth of the monitor is 3/8 inch (10 mm). Loose mounting may cause the product to fall, resulting in serious personal injuries as well as damage to the product.
4.5 W 4.5 W OFF STATE * Values of the PN-U553, PN-U473, and PN-U423 in that order from the top. nDDC (plug and play) The monitor supports the VESA DDC (Display Data Channel) standard. DDC is a signal standard for plug and play between monitors and computers. Information about resolution and other parameters is exchanged between the two.
Specifications nCompatible signal timing (PC) Digital Analog Screen resolution Hsync Vsync Dot frequency (D-SUB) DVI-D HDMI DisplayPort VESA 640 × 480 31.5kHz 60Hz 25.175MHz 37.9kHz 72Hz 31.5MHz 37.5kHz 75Hz 31.5MHz 800 × 600 35.1kHz 56Hz 36.0MHz 37.9kHz 60Hz 40.0MHz 50.0MHz 48.1kHz 72Hz 46.9kHz...
Specifications DVI-D input terminal pins HDMI input terminal pins (DVI-D 24 pin) (HDMI Connector) Function Function Function Function TMDS data 2- 13 N.C. TMDS data 2+ TMDS clock shield TMDS data 2+ 14 +5V TMDS data 2 shield 12 TMDS clock- TMDS data 2/4 shield 15 GND TMDS data 2-...
Specifications DVI-D output terminal pins RS-232C output terminal pins (DVI-D 24 pin) (D-sub 9 pin) Function Function Function Function TMDS data 2- 13 N.C. N.C. N.C. TMDS data 2+ 14 +5V Received data N.C. TMDS data 2/4 shield 15 GND Transmitted data N.C.
Mounting Precautions (For SHARP dealers and service engineers) • When installing, removing or moving the monitor, ensure that this is carried out by at least 2 people. • Be sure to use a wall-mount bracket designed or designated for mounting the monitor.