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HT-CN550DVW3
Introduction
ENGLISH
Thank you for purchasing this SHARP product. To obtain the best performance from
this product, please read this manual carefully. It will guide you in operating your
SHARP product.

Special notes

WARNING
When the ON/STAND-BY button is set at STAND-BY position, mains voltage is still
present inside the unit. When the ON/STAND-BY button is set at STAND-BY
position, the unit may be brought into operation by the remote control.
This unit contains no user serviceable parts. Never remove covers unless qualified
to do so. This unit contains dangerous voltages, always remove mains plug from
the socket before any service operation and when not in use for a long period.
To prevent fire or shock hazard, do not expose this appliance to dripping or
splashing. No objects filled with liquids, such as vases, should be placed on the
apparatus.
COPYRIGHT
Copyright Information:
Unauthorised
copying,
performance and rental (regardless of whether or not such activities are for profit)
of disc contents are prohibited by law.
This system is equipped with copy protection technology that causes substantial
degradation of images when the contents of a disc are copied to a video tape.
Copyright Protection:
This unit supports Macrovision copy protection.
On DVD discs that include a copy protection code, if the contents of the DVD disc are
copied using a VCR, the copy protection code prevents the video tape copy from
playing normally.
Apparatus Claims of U.S. Patent Nos. 4,631,603, 4,577,216, 4,819,098, and
4,907,093, licensed for limited viewing uses only.
E-1
broadcast,
public
display,
transmission,
ENGLISH
HT-CN550DVW3 Home Theater with DVD consisting of HT-CN550DVW3 (main
unit), CP-CN550F (front speakers), CP-CN550C (centre speaker), CP-CN550R
(surround speakers) and CP-CN550SW (subwoofer).
CAUTION
This product is classified as a CLASS 1 LASER product.
This product contains a low power laser device. To ensure continued safety, do not
remove any cover to attempt to gain access to the inside of the product. Refer all
servicing to qualified personnel.
This product incorporates copyright protection technology that is protected by
method claims of certain U.S. patents and other intellectual property rights owned
public
by Macrovision Corporation and other rights owners.
Use of this copyright protection technology must be authorised by Macrovision
Corporation, and is intended for home and other limited viewing uses only unless
otherwise authorised by Macrovision Corporation.
Reverse engineering or disassembly is prohibited.
"DTS" and "DTS Digital Out" are trademarks of Digital Theater Systems, Inc.
Manufactured under license from Dolby Laboratories, "Dolby" and the double-D
symbol are trademarks of Dolby Laboratories.

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  • Page 1: Special Notes

    ENGLISH HT-CN550DVW3 Home Theater with DVD consisting of HT-CN550DVW3 (main Thank you for purchasing this SHARP product. To obtain the best performance from unit), CP-CN550F (front speakers), CP-CN550C (centre speaker), CP-CN550R this product, please read this manual carefully. It will guide you in operating your (surround speakers) and CP-CN550SW (subwoofer).
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Contents HT-CN550DVW3 ENGLISH Page Page General Information Various settings To change the subtitle language ........34 Types of playable discs .
  • Page 3: Types Of Playable Discs

    Types of playable discs HT-CN550DVW3 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.
  • Page 4: Accessories

    Accessories HT-CN550DVW3 ENGLISH Please confirm that the following accessories are included. Remote control × 1 “AAA” size battery (UM-4, R03, HP-16 or similar) × 2 Audio/Video cable × 1 FM aerial × 1 White and Black Green and Black Red and Black...
  • Page 5: Precautions

    SHARP will not be held responsible for any damage resulting from the use of this unit with a voltage other than that specified.
  • Page 6: Description Of Discs

    Description of discs HT-CN550DVW3 ENGLISH Discs that cannot be played Icons used on DVD discs DVDs without the region number on Check the icons on the DVD case before playing your discs. the back of the unit or “ALL”. Display...
  • Page 7: Controls And Indicators

    Controls and indicators HT-CN550DVW3 ENGLISH Main unit (front panel) 5 6 7 8 9 10 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 Reference page Reference page 1.On/Stand-by Button ........18, 19 15.JPEG Indicator .
  • Page 8 HT-CN550DVW3 ENGLISH Main unit (rear panel) <The spec label is located at the bottom of the unit> Reference page 1. AC Lead ..........16 2.
  • Page 9: Remote Control

    Controls and indicators (continued) HT-CN550DVW3 ENGLISH Remote control Reference page 1. Remote Control Transmitter ......18 2.
  • Page 10 HT-CN550DVW3 ENGLISH Front/surround speakers Subwoofer Reference page 1. Speaker 2. Super Tweeter 3. Speaker Terminal ........12...
  • Page 11: Speaker Connection

    Speaker connection HT-CN550DVW3 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 17.) Front speaker Surround speaker (right)
  • Page 12: Aerial Connection

    Caution: The supplied speaker for HT-CN550DVW3 is designed exclusively for HT-CN550DVW3. Do not connect speakers for HT-CN550DVW3 to other equip- ment. Also, do not connect other speakers to HT-CN550DVW3. It may cause mal- function. Do not mistake the , and right and left terminals of the speaker wires.
  • Page 13: Connections To Tv, Vcr, Etc

    Connections to TV, VCR, etc. HT-CN550DVW3 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 Video signal...
  • Page 14 HT-CN550DVW3 ENGLISH Connecting to a TV with Progressive-scan capability Your TV must be capable of handling progressive scanning and have component video input capability. Blue Audio cable *Component video cable (supplied) (not supplied) Green To COMPONENT VIDEO INPUT sockets White...
  • Page 15 Connections to TV, VCR, etc. (continued) HT-CN550DVW3 ENGLISH Interlaced scanning Progressive scanning Progressive Scanning Whilst interlaced scanning produces one frame of video in two fields, progressive scanning creates one frame in one field. Conventional interlaced scanning constitutes one second with 30 frames (60 fields), but progressive scanning constitutes it with 60 frames from scratch.
  • Page 16: Audio Connection To Other Equipment

    HT-CN550DVW3 ENGLISH To listen to TV or VCR sound via the speakers of this unit: Press the FUNCTION button repeatedly to select the desired audio input. Unit display ON STAND-BY OPEN CLOSE “AUX 1” or “AUX 2”. ESET PROG SLEEP...
  • Page 17: System Installation

    System installation HT-CN550DVW3 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.
  • Page 18: Battery Installation

    Battery installation Turning the power on HT-CN550DVW3 ENGLISH Test of the remote control 1 Open the battery cover. 2 Insert the supplied batteries according to the direction indicated in Check the remote control operation after making all the connections (see pages 11 - the battery compartment.
  • Page 19: Changing The Setup Menu

    Changing the setup menu HT-CN550DVW3 ENGLISH Turn on the TV, and switch the input to the “VIDEO 1”, “VIDEO 2”, etc. Press the SETUP button. accordingly. Press the button to select a menu and press the ENTER but- ON STAND-BY ton.
  • Page 20 HT-CN550DVW3 ENGLISH Change the system with conventional TV connecting If you use a conventional TV, you must select the INTERLACE at “Video Setup Page” (see page 21). INTERLACE mode is use for normal video output. For conventional TV connection, please refer to page 13.
  • Page 21 TV (Video Input socket or S-Video Input socket) (see page 13). DivX VOD SHARP provide you the DivX registration code that allows you to rent and purchase videos using the DivX service. Please go to www.divx.com/vod for more information.
  • Page 22 HT-CN550DVW3 ENGLISH Setup menu Selectable parameters (* indicates default setting) Description PREFERENCE DISC MENU ENGLISH* Select the disc menu language. PAGE FRENCH SPANISH CHINESE JAPANESE KOREAN RUSSIAN THAI PARENTAL 1 KID SAFE Set a restriction level for DVD viewing (for details, see page 24).
  • Page 23: Language Setting

    Changing the setup menu (continued) HT-CN550DVW3 ENGLISH TV display setting TV type setting Indicator Setting Indicator Setting NORMAL/PS When playing a wide image (16:9) disc, AUTO Select this mode for the multi-system TV. the left and right sides of the image are NTSC Select this mode for the NTSC TV.
  • Page 24: Parental Setting

    HT-CN550DVW3 ENGLISH Password setting Indicator Setting DISC MENU A language for disc menus can be set. From the setup menu, select “PASSWORD SETUP PAGE”, “PASSWORD” and then “CHANGE”. A screen appears. Menu screens are displayed in a specified language. English...
  • Page 25: General Control

    General control HT-CN550DVW3 ENGLISH Volume control Unit Display Press the VOLUME + (VOLUME ) button to increase the volume and the VOLUME − TITLE PRESET PROG SLEEP REPEAT 1 A - B DIGITAL Pro Logic (VOLUME ) button for decreasing.
  • Page 26: Dvd Playback

    DVD playback HT-CN550DVW3 ENGLISH Playback Turn on the TV, and switch the input to the “VIDEO 1”, “VIDEO 2”, etc. accordingly. Press the ON/STAND-BY button to turn the power on. When the input is not set to the disc mode,...
  • Page 27: To Resume Playback After Stopping (Resume Play)

    DVD playback (continued) HT-CN550DVW3 ENGLISH To resume playback after stopping To interrupt playback Press the PLAY/PAUSE ) button. (resume play) To resume playback from the same point, press the PLAY/PAUSE ) button. You can resume playback from the point playback is stopped.
  • Page 28: Basic Operation

    Basic operation HT-CN550DVW3 ENGLISH Fast forward/Fast reverse (search) ON STAND-BY OPEN CLOSE PRESET PRESET PRESET MUTE PRESET You can search the desired point as you play the disc. SLOW PLAY PAUSE PLAY PAUSE Whilst a disc is playing, press the button.
  • Page 29: To Start Playback From The Desired Point (Direct Play)

    Basic operation (continued) HT-CN550DVW3 ENGLISH Example: Enter title or chapter number with the Direct Number buttons. To select title or chapter 1: Press “0” and “1”. To specify title or track 1, enter “01” (must use 2 digits). To select title or chapter 12: Press “1” and “2”.
  • Page 30: Useful Operation

    Useful operation HT-CN550DVW3 ENGLISH To play by specifying time (time search): You can playback from the desired point by specifying the time. ON STAND-B Y OPEN CLOSE Whilst in the playback mode, press the DIRECT button. PRESE T MUTE PRESE T...
  • Page 31: To Change The Angle

    Useful operation (continued) HT-CN550DVW3 ENGLISH To change the angle ON STAND-BY OPEN CLOSE You can change the angle of view when playing a DVD disc that contains scenes recorded from multiple angles. PRESET MUTE PRESET When “ ” is displayed in the upper right corner of the TV screen,...
  • Page 32: To Play Repeatedly (Repeat Play)

    HT-CN550DVW3 ENGLISH Whilst a disc is playing, press the REPEAT button. TV screen Unit display ON STAND-BY OPEN CLOSE PRESET MUTE PRESET CHAPTER SLOW PLAY PAUSE REP 1 Each time the button is pressed, the repeat play mode changes in the following...
  • Page 33: To Play The Contents Between The Specified Points Repeatedly (A-B Repeat)

    Useful operation (continued) HT-CN550DVW3 ENGLISH To play the contents between the specified To select a title from the top menu of the points repeatedly (A-B repeat) disc On a DVD with multiple titles, you can select a title from the top menu.
  • Page 34: Various Settings

    Various settings HT-CN550DVW3 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 your You can change the subtitle language or hide subtitles during playback.
  • Page 35: To Change The Audio Channel

    Various settings (continued) HT-CN550DVW3 ENGLISH To change the audio channel DVD: DivX: You can select an audio channel. Total number of chapters Current title number Whilst a disc is playing, press the AUDIO button repeatedly to select SINGLE ELAPSED 0:01:06 the desired audio channel.
  • Page 36: Video Cd And Super Video Cd Playback

    Video CD and Super Video CD playback HT-CN550DVW3 ENGLISH Playback of a video CD (super video CD) The following playback functions are the same as DVD or CD operations. with P.B.C. Page To locate the beginning of a chapter (track) (skip) ..... . .28 Fast forward/Fast reverse (search) .
  • Page 37: To Play Without Activating The Playback Control Function

    Video CD and Super Video CD playback (continued) HT-CN550DVW3 ENGLISH To start playback from the desired point SLOW PLAY PAUSE PLAY PAUSE (direct play) TUNING STOP TUNING To play by specifying time (time search): FUNCTION SETUP Cancel the P.B.C. (playback control).
  • Page 38: Cd Operation

    CD operation HT-CN550DVW3 ENGLISH The following playback functions are the same as DVD or VCD Press button to select “Start” then press ENTER button to start operations. Page playback the programmed track(s). Playback ............26 To locate the beginning of a chapter (track) (skip) .
  • Page 39: Mp3/Wma, Jpeg And Divx Disc Operation

    MP3/WMA, JPEG and DivX disc operation HT-CN550DVW3 ENGLISH The following playback functions are the same as DVD or VCD To select and play the desired track: operations. Page Whilst in the stop or playback mode, press the direct number buttons Playback .
  • Page 40 HT-CN550DVW3 ENGLISH To play repeatedly (repeat play) ON STAND-BY OPEN CLOSE Repeat play on the DivX menu screen: Whilst a disc is playing, press the REPEAT button. PRESET MUTE PRESET Each time the button is pressed, the repeat play mode changes in the following order...
  • Page 41: Rotating A Picture

    MP3/WMA, JPEG and DivX disc operation (continued) HT-CN550DVW3 Rotating a picture ENGLISH TV screen Unit display You can rotate images. Randomly repeat play the “SHUFFLE” “SHUFF” tracks (images). During playback, press the button. No repeat the currently “SINGLE” No display playing tracks (images).
  • Page 42: Listening To The Radio

    Listening to the radio HT-CN550DVW3 ENGLISH Manual or Auto tuning Press the ON/STAND-BY button to turn the power on. Press the FUNCTION button repeatedly to select tuner mode. TITLE PRESET PROG SLEEP REPEAT 1 A - B DIGITAL Pro Logic...
  • Page 43 Listening to the radio (continued) HT-CN550DVW3 ENGLISH Memorising a station Using the Auto Station Programme Memory You can store 40 FM stations in memory and recall them at the push of a button. (ASPM) (Preset tuning) Whilst in the ASPM operation mode, the tuner will automatically search and store for Perform steps 1 - 3 in “Manual or Auto tuning”...
  • Page 44: Enjoying Various Sounds

    Enjoying various sounds HT-CN550DVW3 ENGLISH DTS or Dolby Digital Surround DTS (Digital Theatre Systems) Enjoy DTS or Dolby Digital sound in 5.1 or 2-channel. Whilst a disc is playing, press the LISTENING button repeatedly to select the desired listening mode.
  • Page 45 Enjoying various sounds (continued) HT-CN550DVW3 ENGLISH Dolby Pro Logic Surround Notes: You can switch the audio whilst playing the disc of multiple types (Dolby Digital, You can produce 2-channel stereo signals on tuner, audio CD, video CD, or AUX from DTS, etc.) (page 35).
  • Page 46: Adjusting Channel Delay/Speaker Level

    Adjusting channel delay/speaker level HT-CN550DVW3 ENGLISH Channel delay setting When speakers cannot be placed at equal distances, change speaker settings to enjoy surround effects as if they were equally placed. Example: Press the ON/STAND-BY button to turn the power on.
  • Page 47 Adjusting channel delay/speaker level (continued) HT-CN550DVW3 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.
  • Page 48: Sleep Operation

    Sleep operation HT-CN550DVW3 ENGLISH Setting the sleep timer You can set the unit to the power stand-by mode at the specified time. Playback the desired sound source. ON STAND-BY Press the SLEEP button. ON STAND-BY OPEN CLOSE TV screen Unit display...
  • Page 49: Playing Karaoke

    Playing karaoke HT-CN550DVW3 ENGLISH Adjust the volume of the audio source using the VOLUME + (VOLUME ) or VOLUME – (VOLUME ) button. Adjust microphone volume by pressing MIC button and then press VOLUME + or VOLUME – button. To obtain the desired musical pitch...
  • Page 50: Troubleshooting Chart

    Many potential problems can be resolved by the owner without calling a service technician. If something is wrong with this product, check the following before calling your Symptom Possible cause Reference authorised SHARP dealer or service centre. page − Even though a disc has Is the disc loaded upside down? General been loaded, “NO DISC”...
  • Page 51: Troubleshooting Chart

    Troubleshooting chart (continued) HT-CN550DVW3 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.
  • Page 52: Error Indicators And Warnings

    Error indicators and warnings Maintenance HT-CN550DVW3 ENGLISH Cleaning the cabinet When you load an unplayable disc or fail to perform operations properly, the following messages are displayed on the unit and the TV screen. Periodically wipe the cabinet with a soft cloth and a diluted soap solution, then with a dry cloth.
  • Page 53: Specifications

    HT-CN550DVW3 ENGLISH DVD player As 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. Signal system PAL/NTSC colour There may be some deviations from these values in individual units.
  • Page 54: Surround Speakers

    HT-CN550DVW3 ENGLISH Surround speakers Type Full range speaker system 7.6 cm (3") speaker 2.0 cm (5/64") super tweeter Maximum input power 40 W Impedance 4 ohms Dimensions Width: 95 mm (3-47/64") Height: 150 mm (5-29/32") Depth: 95 mm (3-47/64") Weight 0.5 kg (1.1 lbs.)/each...

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