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Sharp HT-DV40U Operation Manual

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This product is not compatible with MTP and AAC file systems.
Please refer to pages E-1 to E-62.
Se reporter aux pages F-1 à F-62.
Consulte las páginas S-1 a S-62.


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  • Page 2: Special Notes

    ENGLISH HT-DV40U HT-DV50U Special Notes ENGLISH WARNINGS This product incorporates copyright protection technology that is When the ON/STAND-BY button is set at STAND-BY position, protected by method claims of certain U.S. patents and other mains voltage is still present inside the unit. When the ON/...
  • Page 3 HT-DV40U HT-DV50U 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. This manual contains two different home cinema systems, and may not be available in all countries.
  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    Contents HT-DV40U HT-DV50U ENGLISH Page Page General Information To play in the desired order (programmed play) ... 43 To play repeatedly (repeat play) ......44 Precautions .
  • Page 5: Ht-Dv40U Ht-Dv50U

    10 cm (4") specified is dangerous and may result in a fire or other type of accident causing damage. SHARP will not be held responsible for any damage resulting from use of this unit with a voltage other than Do not place subwoofer system on the same surface as main unit that which is specified.
  • Page 6: Controls And Indicators

    Controls and indicators HT-DV40U HT-DV50U ENGLISH Front panel Reference page 1. CD Compartment ....... . . 36 2.
  • Page 7 HT-DV40U HT-DV50U ENGLISH Display Reference page 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 1. Chapter Indicator ....... . . 44 2.
  • Page 8 HT-DV40U Controls and indicators (continued) HT-DV50U ENGLISH Speaker system (CP-DV40) CP-DV40 1. Tweeter 2. Woofers 3. Bass Reflex Duct 4. Speaker Terminals Speaker grilles are removable: Make sure nothing comes into contact LEFT with the speaker diaphragms when you remove the speaker grilles.
  • Page 9: Remote Control

    HT-DV40U HT-DV50U ENGLISH Remote control Reference page 1. Remote Control Transmitter ......22 2. DVD Direct Button ....... . 40 3.
  • Page 10 26. Sound Space Button ......33, 34, 35 Some models of SHARP TV may not be operable.
  • Page 11: Description Of Discs

    Description of discs HT-DV40U HT-DV50U ENGLISH Types of playable discs (*1): Playability depends on recording device or disc condition The DVD player can play back discs bearing any of the following (special disc, scratches, dirt or dirt on pick up).
  • Page 12 HT-DV40U Description of discs (continued) HT-DV50U ENGLISH Discs that cannot be played Icons used on DVD discs DVDs without the region DVD+R Check the icons on the DVD case before playing your discs. number on the back of the DVD+RW unit.
  • Page 13: System Installation

    System installation HT-DV40U HT-DV50U ENGLISH Magnetically shielded speakers HT-DV40U The speakers can be placed beside or near the TV as they are magnetically shielded. However, uneven colours may appear on the Installation image: screen depending on the type of TV.
  • Page 14: System Connections

    System connections HT-DV40U HT-DV50U ENGLISH Make sure to unplug the AC power lead before making any connections. HT-DV40 Left speaker FM aerial Right speaker Left speaker RIGHT LEFT To a wall socket Subwoofer Purple E-13...
  • Page 15 HT-DV40U HT-DV50U ENGLISH HT-DV50 Left speaker Right speaker FM aerial Left speaker To a wall socket Subwoofer Purple E-14...
  • Page 16 Stand hole Driving screws SHARP designed the speakers so you may hang them on the wall. Use proper screws (not supplied). See below for size and type. 3.2 mm (1/8") 3 Connect the other end to the main unit.
  • Page 17 HT-DV40U HT-DV50U ENGLISH Installing the speakers Horizontal position : Fix the pattern paper and fix two screws into the wall with a distance of Align the deco back cover to the hole on the speaker. 160 mm (6-5/16") in between.
  • Page 18 HT-DV40U System connections (continued) HT-DV50U ENGLISH CP-DV50 4 Connect the wire without insulation tube to the speakers minus (-) terminal, and the wire with red insulation tube to the speakers 1 Route the speaker wire through a stand hole and attach the bottom cabinet to stand.
  • Page 19 HT-DV40U HT-DV50U ENGLISH Subwoofer External FM aerial Use an external FM aerial if you require better reception. 1 Connect the wire without insulation tube to the SUBWOOFER Consult your dealer. minus (-) terminal, and the wire with purple insulation tube to the SUBWOOFER plus (+) terminal.
  • Page 20: System Connections

    HT-DV40U System connections (continued) HT-DV50U ENGLISH Setting the FM/AM span selector Demonstration mode The first time the unit is plugged in, the unit will enter the demonstration mode. You will see words scroll. To cancel the demonstration mode: When the unit is in the power stand-by mode (demonstration mode), press the SHIFT and DEMO buttons on the remote control.
  • Page 21: Connecting To A Conventional Tv/Monitor

    Connecting to a conventional TV/monitor HT-DV40U HT-DV50U ENGLISH If the TV/monitor has component video input, Caution: connect it to the COMPONENT VIDEO OUT Turn off all other equipment before making connections. socket on the rear of the unit. If the TV/monitor has video input, connect it to the VIDEO OUT socket on the rear of the unit.
  • Page 22: Audio Connection To Other Equipment

    HT-DV40U Audio connection to other equipment HT-DV50U ENGLISH You can hear the sound of other equipment via this product. Connect Connection for the digital tuner sound (or other the DVD player, VCR or digital tuner to a TV directly to receive the optical digital equipment such as an MD player) images (refer to the operation manual of each equipment).
  • Page 23: Remote Control

    Remote control HT-DV40U HT-DV50U ENGLISH Battery installation Notes concerning use: Replace the batteries if the operating distance is reduced or if the 1 Open the battery cover. operation becomes erratic. Purchase 2 “AA” size batteries 2 Insert the supplied batteries according to the direction (UM/SUM-3, R6, HP-7 or similar).
  • Page 24: Changing The Set Up Menu

    Set the TV to the correct input, eg. “AV1”, “VIDEO”, etc. Turn on the unit by pressing the ON/STAND-BY button. The SHARP startup screen appears. Note: Startup screen will be displayed when S-Video cable is connected to the TV. If only the S-Video cable is connected, the screen may be blank.
  • Page 25 HT-DV40U HT-DV50U ENGLISH Set up menu Selectable parameters (* indicates default setting) Description SYSTEM TV SYSTEM NTSC Select the correct colour system (TV standard). PAL* (for details, see page 28) SET UP AUTO VIDEO S-VIDEO Select “S-VIDEO or COMP. P-SCAN ON or COMP.
  • Page 26 CHINESE GERMAN ITALIAN DivX [R] REGISTRATION SHARP provide you the DivX registration code that CODE allows you to rent and purchase videos using the DivX service. Please go to for * * * * * * * * more information.
  • Page 27 HT-DV40U HT-DV50U ENGLISH Set up menu Selectable parameters (* indicates default setting) Description VIDEO BRIGHTNESS To adjust TV screen brightness level. SET UP CONTRAST To adjust TV screen contrast level. To adjust TV screen hue level. E-26...
  • Page 28 HT-DV40U Changing the set up menu (continued) HT-DV50U ENGLISH Set up menu Selectable parameters (* indicates default setting) Description SATURATION To adjust TV screen saturation level. HDMI OUTPUT 480P/576P To select HDMI resolution. 720P* 1080 I DIGITAL DYNAMIC Dynamic Range Control can be set from OFF to FULL.
  • Page 29 HT-DV40U HT-DV50U ENGLISH TV display setting Refer pages 23 - 27 “Changing the set up menu” and follow the changing steps provided. Indicator Setting DVD disc type Unit setting 4:3 PS When playing a wide image (16:9) NTSC NTSC disc, the left and right sides of the image are cut (pan scan) to display a natural-looking 4:3 size image.
  • Page 30 HT-DV40U Changing the set up menu (continued) HT-DV50U ENGLISH Rating setting Password setting Select “SYSTEM SET UP” on the Set up menu screen (see From the set up menu, select “SYSTEM SET UP”, “PASSWORD” steps 1 - 6 on page 23).
  • Page 31: General Control

    General control HT-DV40U HT-DV50U ENGLISH Volume auto fade-in If you turn off and on the main unit with volume set to 34 or higher, the volume starts at 20 and fades in to the last set level. If you turn off and on the main unit with the volume level set to less than 34, the volume starts at the last level volume setting.
  • Page 32: Setting The Clock (Remote Control Only)

    Setting the clock (Remote Control only) HT-DV40U HT-DV50U ENGLISH Press the button to adjust the hour and then press the MEMORY/DIMMER button. Press the button once to advance the time by 1 hour. Hold it down to advance continuously. Press the button to adjust the minutes and then press the MEMORY/DIMMER button.
  • Page 33: Enjoying Surround Sound (Sound Mode)

    Enjoying surround sound (sound mode) HT-DV40U HT-DV50U ENGLISH Preset sound modes and sound image Voice of narration comes out from the centre; you can hear cheers and feel You can enjoy normal stereo sounds. the atmosphere in the theatre with a wide sound field like 5.1ch.
  • Page 34 HT-DV40U Enjoying surround sound (sound mode) (continued) HT-DV50U ENGLISH Preset sound mode Dolby Virtual Speaker (DVS) sound mode Select any of the 8 preset modes already set to the optimal sound The Dolby Virtual Speaker (DVS) creates virtual surround sound quality levels.
  • Page 35 HT-DV40U HT-DV50U ENGLISH Audistry sound mode Enjoy a variety of sounds by each or any combination of the 4 The Dolby Virtual Speaker creates multichannel-like modes. sound effects. Press the SHIFT and desired mode button simultaneously. Press it again to cancel.
  • Page 36: Enjoying Surround Sound (Sound Mode)

    HT-DV40U Enjoying surround sound (sound mode) (continued) HT-DV50U ENGLISH Notes: When setting each mode of Audistry to “ON”, the preset sound SOUND SPACE mode setting is cancelled. (Sound stage expansion) When setting the SOUND SPACE or MONO TO STEREO mode to “ON”, the DVS setting is also cancelled.
  • Page 37: Playing A Disc

    Playback 2”, etc. accordingly. Press the ON/STAND-BY button to turn the power on. “SHARP” startup screen appears on the TV screen. NO DISC Press the DVD/CD button on the remote control. Insert the disc into the disc slot, label side up.
  • Page 38: Various Disc Functions

    HT-DV40U Playing a disc (continued) HT-DV50U ENGLISH Playback will begin from track 1. Various disc functions After the last track on the disc is played, the unit will stop Function Main Remote Operation automatically. unit control To remove the disc: Play Press in the stop mode.
  • Page 39: To Resume Playback After Stopping (Resume Play)

    HT-DV40U HT-DV50U ENGLISH To interrupt playback To resume playback after stopping Press the (DVD/CD ) button. (resume play) To resume playback from the same point, press the (DVD/CD You can resume playback from the point playback is stopped. ) button.
  • Page 40: Basic Operation

    HT-DV40U Basic operation HT-DV50U ENGLISH Fast forward/Fast reverse (search) You can search the desired point as you play the disc. Whilst a disc is playing, press and hold the button. The scanning speed will change as follows at each press of the button.
  • Page 41: To Start Playback From The Desired Point (Direct Play)

    HT-DV40U HT-DV50U ENGLISH To start playback from the desired point (direct To play by specifying time (time search): You can play back from the desired point by specifying the time. play) Press DIRECT button. To select and play the desired title and chapter:...
  • Page 42: Useful Operation

    HT-DV40U Useful operation HT-DV50U ENGLISH Slow motion play You can slow down the playback speed. Whilst a disc is playing, press the SLOW button repeatedly to select the desired speed. The speed changes as follows: SF 1/2 SF 1/2 SF 1/3...
  • Page 43: To Change The Angle

    HT-DV40U HT-DV50U ENGLISH To change the angle To play the contents between the specified points repeatedly (A-B repeat) You can change the angle of view when playing a DVD disc that contains scenes recorded from multiple angle. When “ ” is displayed in the upper left corner of the TV...
  • Page 44: To Play In The Desired Order (Programmed Play)

    HT-DV40U Useful operation (continued) HT-DV50U ENGLISH To play in the desired order (programmed play) Select “PLAY” at the PROGRAM menu by pressing button and press ENTER button on remote control to start play. You can play back the desired tracks in a specific order. Maximum of 16 tracks can be programmed.
  • Page 45: To Play Repeatedly (Repeat Play)

    HT-DV40U HT-DV50U ENGLISH To play repeatedly (repeat play) To change the display on TV screen You can display or hide the operation indicators on the TV screen. Whilst a disc is playing, press the ON SCREEN button. (The display You can play a chapter (track) or a title repeatedly by specifying it is changed at each press.)
  • Page 46: To Change The Subtitle Language

    HT-DV40U Useful operation (continued) HT-DV50U ENGLISH MP3/WMA: To change the subtitle language Title, Artist and Album name is displayed if it is recorded on the disc. You can change the subtitle language or hide subtitles during Display content can be changed by pressing the CLEAR/ playback.
  • Page 47: Listening To A Cd Or Mp3/Wma Disc

    Listening to a CD or MP3/WMA disc HT-DV40U HT-DV50U ENGLISH This system can play back a standard CD, CD-R/RW in the CD format The following playback functions are the same as DVD and CD-R/RW with MP3 or WMA files, but cannot record on them.
  • Page 48: Advanced Cd Or Mp3/Wma Disc Playback

    HT-DV40U Advanced CD or MP3/WMA disc playback HT-DV50U ENGLISH To play in random order (random play) Use the Direct Search buttons on the remote control to select the desired track whilst playing The tracks on the disc play back can be played in random order or in the stop mode.
  • Page 49: Divx And Jpeg Disc Operation

    DivX and JPEG disc operation HT-DV40U HT-DV50U ENGLISH Page Playback on the DivX and JPEG menu screen Playing a disc ........36 - 38 To locate the beginning of a chapter track (skip) .
  • Page 50: Zoom Function

    HT-DV40U DivX and JPEG disc operation (continued) HT-DV50U ENGLISH Zoom function Rotating a picture During playback, press the ZOOM button. During playback, press the button. Each press of the ZOOM button cycles through the zoom The image rotates as below: setting as follows: button : 90°...
  • Page 51: Playback On Usb Memory Device

    Playback on USB memory device To remove USB memory device HT-DV40U HT-DV50U ENGLISH Playback on USB memory device To remove USB memory device Press the button. You can play USB recorded in JPEG, MP3 and WMA formats. Disconnect USB memory device from the USB terminal.
  • Page 52: To Remove Usb Memory Device

    Repeat play (REMOTE CONTROL ONLY) Notes: Repeat play can play single track and all track sequence SHARP will not be held liable for the loss of data whilst the USB continuously. memory device is connected to the audio system. Files compressed in MP3 and / or WMA format can be played back when connected to the USB terminal.
  • Page 53: Listening To The Radio

    Listening to the radio HT-DV40U HT-DV50U ENGLISH To cancel random playback, press again the SHIFT and RANDOM buttons, so that the random indicator will disappear. Notes: If you press the button during random play, you can move to the track selected next by the random operation.
  • Page 54 HT-DV40U Listening to the radio (continued) HT-DV50U ENGLISH Notes: Within 30 seconds, press the MEMORY/DIMMER button to When radio interference occurs, auto scan tuning may stop store that station in memory. automatically at that point. Auto scan tuning will skip weak signal stations.
  • Page 55: Timer And Sleep Operation (Remote Control Only)

    Timer and sleep operation (Remote Control only) HT-DV40U HT-DV50U ENGLISH Timer playback: The unit turns on and plays the desired source (DVD/CD, USB, TUNER, OPTICAL 1, OPTICAL 2, AUX IN) at a preset time. This unit has 2 types of timer: ONCE TIMER and DAILY TIMER.
  • Page 56 HT-DV40U Timer and sleep operation (Remote Control only) (continued) HT-DV50U ENGLISH Within 10 seconds, press the button to select Adjust the volume using the VOLUME control, and then “ONCE SET” or “DAILY SET”, and press the MEMORY/ press the MEMORY/DIMMER button.
  • Page 57 HT-DV40U HT-DV50U ENGLISH Sleep operation Note: The radio, discs and USB can all be turned off automatically. When performing timer playback using another unit connected to the USB terminal/OPTICAL 1/OPTICAL 2/AUX IN sockets, select USB Play back the desired sound source.
  • Page 58: Headphone Connection

    Headphone connection HT-DV40U Timer and sleep operation (Remote HT-DV50U Control only) (continued) ENGLISH To cancel the sleep operation: Press the ON/STAND-BY button whilst “SLEEP” is indicated. To cancel the sleep operation without setting the unit to the stand-by mode, proceed as follows.
  • Page 59: Troubleshooting Chart

    If something is wrong with this product, check the following before Even though a disc is Is the disc loaded upside down? calling your authorised SHARP dealer or service centre. loaded, “No Disc” is Is the disc very dirty? displayed.
  • Page 60 HT-DV40U Troubleshooting chart (continued) HT-DV50U ENGLISH Condensation Sudden temperature changes, storage or operation in an extremely Symptom Possible cause humid environment may cause condensation inside the cabinet (CD Device cannot be Is there any MP3/WMA file available? pickup, etc.) or on the transmitter on the remote control.
  • Page 61: Maintenance

    Should the same message Do not use chemicals for cleaning (petrol, paint thinner, etc.). It appear, contact your authorised SHARP dealer or service centre. may damage the cabinet finish. Do not apply oil to the inside of the unit. It may cause malfunctions.
  • Page 62: Specifications

    Specifications HT-DV40U HT-DV50U ENGLISH 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 USB host Complies with USB 1.1/2.0 (Full Speed) figures indicated are nominal values of production units. There may interface Mass Storage Class.
  • Page 63 HT-DV40U HT-DV50U ENGLISH DVD player CP-DV50 Speaker Type 2-way type speaker system Signal system PAL/NTSC colour 2.5 cm (1") tweeter Supported disc DVD (with the same region number at the 6.5 cm (2-1/2") woofer (x 3) types back of the unit), audio CD, CD-R, CD-RW,...
  • Page 64 HT-DV40U/HT-DV50U DVD CINEMA...

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