Introduction ! HT-CN400DVW Home Theater with DVD consisting of HT-CN400DVW (main unit), Thank you for purchasing this SHARP product. To obtain the best performance from CP-CN400WF (front speakers), CP-CN400WC (centre speaker), CP-CN400WR this product, please read this manual carefully. It will guide you in operating your (surround speakers) and CP-CN400WSW (subwoofer).
Types of playable discs HT-CN400DVW HT-CN500DVW ENGLISH The DVD player can play back discs bearing any of the following marks: Types of playable DVD discs vary depending on the region. This unit can play back only DVDs with the same region number are written on the back of the unit or with...
Accessories HT-CN400DVW HT-CN500DVW ENGLISH Please confirm that the following accessories are included. Remote control 1 "AA" size battery Audio/Video cable 1 (UM/SUM-3, R6, HP-7 or similar) 2 FM aerial 1 AM loop aerial 1 White and Black Green and Black...
Description of discs HT-CN400DVW HT-CN500DVW ENGLISH " Discs that cannot be played " Icons used on DVD discs ! DVDs without the region number on ! CDG Check the icons on the DVD case before playing your discs. ! CDV the back of the unit or "ALL".
Controls and indicators HT-CN400DVW HT-CN500DVW ENGLISH " Main unit (front panel) 18 19 20 21 TITLE PRESET PROG SLEEP REPEAT 1 A - B DIGITAL Pro Logic STEREO V CD MP3 29 30 31 32 Reference page Reference page 1. On/Stand-by Button ........16 16.Dolby Pro Logic Indicator .
HT-CN400DVW HT-CN500DVW ENGLISH " Main unit (rear panel) The rating label is located on the bottom of the unit. Reference page 1. FM 75 Ohms Aerial Socket ....... . 12 Cooling fan 2.
Controls and indicators (continued) HT-CN400DVW HT-CN500DVW ENGLISH " Remote control Reference page 1. Remote Control Transmitter .......16 2.
HT-CN400DVW HT-CN500DVW ENGLISH " Front/centre/surround speakers Speaker grilles are removable: Make sure nothing comes into contact with the speaker diaphragms when you remove the speaker grilles. " Speaker functions Reference page 1. Speaker Front speaker: 2. Bass Reflex Duct Reproduces left and right sound (stereo mode) or front surround sound.
Speaker connection HT-CN400DVW HT-CN500DVW ENGLISH Speaker terminals on the main unit and speakers, and speaker wires are distinguished by colours. Connect the speaker and the unit by matching the colours. (For speaker installation, see page 15.) Front speaker Surround speaker...
CN400DVW. The speaker for HT-CN500DVW is exclusively for HT- CN500DVW. Do not connect speakers for HT-CN400DVW or HT-CN500DVW to other equipment. Also, do not connect other speakers to HT-CN400DVW or HT-CN500DVW. It may cause malfunction. " Do not mistake the and , and right and left terminals of the speaker wires.
Connections to TV, VCR, etc. HT-CN400DVW HT-CN500DVW ENGLISH ! Connecting to a TV with an S-video input socket Caution: Turn off all other equipment before making connections. ! Connecting to a TV with a video input socket To S-video input socket...
HT-CN400DVW HT-CN500DVW ENGLISH ! Connecting the AC power lead To listen to TV or VCR sound via the speakers of this unit: Press the AUX button repeatedly to select the desired audio input. After checking all the connections have been made correctly, plug the AC power lead of this unit into the wall socket.
System installation HT-CN400DVW HT-CN500DVW ENGLISH ! Placing the speaker system Notes: " Place the TV halfway between the front speakers. The best surround effect will be achieved by placing each speaker at the same " It is recommended that the centre speaker be placed near the television.
Battery installation Turning the power on HT-CN400DVW HT-CN500DVW ENGLISH ! Test of the remote control 1 Open the battery cover. Check the remote control operation after making all the connections (see pages 11 - 2 Insert the supplied batteries according to the direction indicated in 14).
Changing the setup menu HT-CN400DVW HT-CN500DVW ENGLISH Turn on the TV, and switch the input to the "VIDEO 1", "VIDEO 2", etc. accord- Press the ON/STAND-BY button to turn the ingly. power on. " The startup screen appears. VideoCD " The startup screen does not appear when the in-...
HT-CN400DVW HT-CN500DVW ENGLISH Setup menu Selectable parameters (* indicates default settings.) Description GENERAL SETUP TV DISPLAY NORMAL/PS The screen mode should be set according to the connected TV type (for details, see page 20). -- GENERAL PAGE -- NORMAL/LB *...
Changing the setup menu (continued) HT-CN400DVW HT-CN500DVW ENGLISH Setup menu Selectable parameters (* indicates default settings.) Description PREFERENCES AUDIO ENGLISH * Selects the language audible from the speakers. -- PREFERENCES PAGE -- FRENCH AUDIO ENGLISH GERMAN SUBTITLE FRENCH DISC MENU...
HT-CN400DVW HT-CN500DVW ENGLISH ! TV display setting ! Language setting Indicator Setting Indicator Setting NORMAL/PS When playing a wide image (16:9) disc, OSD LANG A language for screen display can be set for the setup menu, mes- the left and right sides of the image are sages, etc.
Changing the setup menu (continued) HT-CN400DVW HT-CN500DVW ENGLISH ! Parental setting ! Password setting From the setup menu, select "PREFERENCES", "PASSWORD" and then Select "PREFERENCES" on the setup menu screen (see steps 1 - 3 "CHANGE". A screen appears. on page 17).
General control HT-CN400DVW HT-CN500DVW ENGLISH ! Volume control Press the VOL.UP + (ADJ/VOL +) button to in- TITLE PRESET PROG SLEEP REPEAT 1 A - B DIGITAL crease the volume and the VOL.DOWN (ADJ/ Pro Logic STEREO V CD MP3 VOL ) button for decreasing.
DVD playback HT-CN400DVW HT-CN500DVW ENGLISH ! Playback Turn on the TV, and switch the input to the "VIDEO 1", "VIDEO 2", etc. accord- ingly. Press the ON/STAND-BY button to turn the power on. When the input is not set to the disc mode,...
HT-CN400DVW HT-CN500DVW ENGLISH ! To resume playback after stopping To interrupt playback Press the PLAY ( / ) button. (resume play) To resume playback from the same point, press the PLAY ( / ) button. You can resume playback from the point playback is stopped.
Basic operation HT-CN400DVW HT-CN500DVW ENGLISH ! Fast forward/Fast reverse (search) OPEN/ STAND-BY CLOSE SET UP MUTE You can search the desired point as you play the disc. TITLE SUBTITLE LANGUAGE DISPLAY Whilst a disc is playing, press the button. ENTER...
HT-CN400DVW HT-CN500DVW ENGLISH ! To start playback from the desired point (direct play) To select and play the desired title and chapter: To play by specifying time (time search): You can play back from the desired point by specifying the time.
Useful operation HT-CN400DVW HT-CN500DVW ENGLISH ! Still picture/Frame advance You can freeze the image and advance frame by frame. Whilst a disc is playing, press the STEP button. Each press of the STEP button advances the frame. OPEN/ STAND-BY CLOSE...
HT-CN400DVW HT-CN500DVW ENGLISH ! To change the angle You can change the angle of view when playing a DVD disc that contains scenes recorded from multiple angles. When " " is displayed in the upper right corner of the TV screen,...
Useful operation (continued) HT-CN400DVW HT-CN500DVW ENGLISH ! To play repeatedly (repeat play) You can play a chapter (track) or a title repeatedly by specifying it during playback. When playing SVCD or VCD, cancel the P .B.C. (playback control) (see page 34).
HT-CN400DVW HT-CN500DVW ENGLISH ! To play the contents between the specified ! To select a title from the top menu of the disc points repeatedly (A-B repeat) On a DVD with multiple titles, you can select a title from the top menu.
Various settings HT-CN400DVW HT-CN500DVW ENGLISH ! To change the subtitle language The subtitle language, audio language and TV type you select during playback are reset each time you set this unit to the stand-by mode or switch the input. To keep You can change the subtitle language or hide subtitles during playback.
HT-CN400DVW HT-CN500DVW ENGLISH ! To change the TV type ! To change the display on TV screen You can select a TV type. Whilst in the stop or playback mode, press the NTSC/PAL button re- You can display or hide the operation indicators on the TV screen.
Video CD and Super Video CD playback HT-CN400DVW HT-CN500DVW ENGLISH ! Playback of a video CD (super video CD) The following playback functions are the same as DVD or CD opera- tions. with P.B.C. Page To locate the beginning of a chapter (track) (skip) ..... . 25 Fast forward/Fast reverse (search) .
HT-CN400DVW HT-CN500DVW ENGLISH ! To start playback from the desired point (direct play) OPEN/ CLOSE STAND-BY SET UP MUTE To select and play the desired track: TITLE SUBTITLE LANGUAGE DISPLAY Cancel the P .B.C. (playback control). Whilst in the stop or playback mode, press the direct number buttons...
CD operation HT-CN400DVW HT-CN500DVW ENGLISH ! To play in the desired order The following playback functions are the same as DVD or VCD opera- tions. (programmed play) Page Playback ............23 You can play back the desired tracks in a specific order.
MP3 and JPEG disc operation HT-CN400DVW HT-CN500DVW ENGLISH ! Playback on the MP3 menu screen The following playback functions are the same as DVD or VCD opera- tions. You can play CD-R/RW recorded in the MP3 and JPEG formats. Page Playback .
MP3 and JPEG disc operation (continued) HT-CN400DVW HT-CN500DVW ENGLISH To set the MP3 menu screen to off: Press the MENU/PBC button. When the MP3 menu screen is off, tracks are played in the following order. Playback is performed in the order of 1 to 11 in the following example.
HT-CN400DVW HT-CN500DVW ENGLISH ! Zoom function ! Rotating a picture You can rotate images. During playback, press the ZOOM button. During playback, press the , , button. Press the button. The image rotates as shown below. Each press of the button cycles through the zoom setting as follows.
Listening to the radio HT-CN400DVW HT-CN500DVW ENGLISH ! Manual or Auto tuning Press the ON/STAND-BY button to turn the power on. Press the FUNCTION (TUNER) button repeatedly to select the de- sired frequency band. TITLE PRESET PROG SLEEP REPEAT 1...
HT-CN400DVW HT-CN500DVW ENGLISH ! Memorising a station ! To recall a memorised station You can store 40 AM and FM stations in memory and recall them at the push of a but- Press the TUNER button. ton. (Preset tuning) Perform steps 1 - 3 in "Manual or Auto tuning" on page 39.
Enjoying various sounds HT-CN400DVW HT-CN500DVW ENGLISH ! DTS or Dolby Digital Surround DTS (Digital Theater Systems) Enjoy DTS or Dolby Digital sound in 5.1 or 2-channel. Whilst a disc is playing, press the LISTENING button repeatedly to se- lect the desired listening mode.
HT-CN400DVW HT-CN500DVW ENGLISH ! Dolby Pro Logic Surround Speaker indicators: Speaker indicators show speakers in use. You can produce 2-channel stereo signals on audio CD, video CD, or AUX1/AUX2 Left Front Speaker Indicator from all the speakers, or switch to 2-channel.
Adjusting speaker delay time/speaker level HT-CN400DVW HT-CN500DVW ENGLISH ! Speaker delay time setting When speakers cannot be placed at equal distances, change speaker settings to enjoy surround effects as if they were equally placed. By adjusting speaker delay time, differences in the speaker distance can be cor- rected.
HT-CN400DVW HT-CN500DVW ENGLISH ! Test tone ! Speaker level setting You can check the sound output from the speakers. If sounds from the speakers are uneven, you can equalise them by adjusting the speaker levels. Press the ON/STAND-BY button to turn the power on.
Sleep operation HT-CN400DVW HT-CN500DVW ENGLISH ! Setting the sleep timer You can set the unit to the power stand-by mode at the specified time. Play back the desired sound source. STAND-BY OPEN/ STAND-BY CLOSE SET UP MUTE Press the SLEEP button.
Playing karaoke HT-CN400DVW HT-CN500DVW ENGLISH ! Playing karaoke You can enjoy karaoke to DVDs, video CDs, audio CDs and MP3 Discs by connecting a separately available microphone to this unit. Set the MIC VOLUME control to MIN to protect the speakers from shock noise and to avoid disturbing noises.
If something is wrong with this product, check the following before calling your autho- Symptom Possible cause Reference rised SHARP dealer or service centre. page " Is the disc loaded upside down? Even though a disc has been ! General loaded, "NO DISC"...
HT-CN400DVW HT-CN500DVW ENGLISH ! Tuner ! If trouble occurs When this product is subjected to strong external interference (mechanical shock, Symptom Possible cause Reference excessive static electricity, abnormal supply voltage due to lightning, etc.) or if it is page operated incorrectly, it may malfunction.
ENGLISH When you load an unplayable disc or fail to perform operations properly, the following As part of our policy of continuous improvement, SHARP reserves the right to make messages are displayed on the unit and the TV screen. design and specification changes for product improvement without prior notice. The performance specification figures indicated are nominal values of production units.
Full range speaker system (magnetic shield) RMS: 100 W (50 W + 50 W) (10 % T.H.D., 1 kHz) 8 cm (3-1/8") speaker Centre speaker: Maximum input power HT-CN400DVW: 45 W RMS: 50 W (10 % T.H.D., 1 kHz) HT-CN500DVW: 60 W Surround speakers:...
HT-CN400DVW/HT-CN500DVW HOME THEATER WITH DVD...