Dear SHARP customer
Thank you for your purchase of the SHARP LCD color TV product. To ensure safety and many
years of trouble-free operation of your product, please read the Important Safety Precautions
carefully before using this product.
LC-32L450M Important Safety Precautions
LC-40L550M • Cleaning — Unplug the AC cord from the AC outlet before cleaning the product. Use a soft damp cloth to clean the
product. Do not use liquid cleaners, aerosol cleaners or chemical cloth to clean it, as such materials may damage the
LC-40L650M • Water and moisture — Do not use the product near water, such as bathtub, washbasin, kitchen sink, laundry tub,
swimming pool and in a wet basement.
• Do not place vases or any other water-ﬁlled containers on this product.
The water may spill onto the product causing ﬁre or electric shock.
LCD COLOR TELEVISION • Stand — Do not place the product on an unstable cart, stand, tripod or table. Doing so can cause the product to fall,
resulting in serious personal injuries as well as damage to the product. Use only a cart, stand, tripod, bracket or table
recommended by the manufacturer or sold with the product. When mounting the product on a wall, be sure to follow the
manufacturer’s instructions. Use only the mounting hardware recommended by the manufacturer.
OPERATION MANUAL • When relocating the product placed on a cart, it must be moved with utmost care. Sudden stops, excessive force and
uneven ﬂoor surface can cause the product to fall from the cart.
Only for LC-40L550M/
LC-40L650M • Ventilation — The vents and other openings in the cabinet are designed for ventilation. Do not cover or block these vents
and openings since insufﬁcient ventilation can cause overheating and/or shorten the life of the product. Do not place the
product on a bed, sofa, rug or other similar surface, since they can block ventilation openings. This product is not designed
Supplied accessories for built-in installation; do not place the product in an enclosed place such as a bookcase or rack, unless proper ventilation
is provided or the manufacturer’s instructions are followed.
Remote control unit “AA” size battery (g1) AC cord Antenna adaptor • The LCD panel used in this product is made of glass. Therefore, it can break when the product is struck forcefully or with a
(Only for LC-40L550M/LC-40L650M) sharp object. If the LCD panel is broken, be careful not to be injured by broken glass.
• Heat sources — Keep the product away from heat sources such as radiators, heaters, stoves and other heat-generating
products (including ampliﬁers).
• To prevent ﬁre, never place any type of candle or naked ﬂames on the top or near the TV set.
• To prevent ﬁre or shock hazard, do not place the AC power cord under the TV set or other heavy items.
• Do not place heavy objects on this product or stand on it. Doing so could cause injury if the product overturns. Take
special care near children and pets.
• The LCD panel is a very high technology product with 1,049,088 (only for LC-32L450M)/2,073,600 (only for LC-40L550M/
LC-40L650M) pixels, giving you ﬁne picture details.
Operation manual Stand unit
Due to the very large number of pixels, occasionally a few non-active pixels may appear on the screen as a ﬁxed point of
blue, green or red.
This is within product speciﬁcations and does not constitute a fault.
• Precautions when transporting the TV
When transporting the TV, never carry it by holding or otherwise putting pressure onto the display. Be sure to always carry
the TV by two people holding it with two hands — one hand on each side of the TV.
Stand base Screws (g 4) • Do not display a still picture for a long time, as this could cause an afterimage to remain.
• Install the product on the place where the AC cord can be unplugged easily from the AC outlet, or from the AC INPUT
terminal on the rear of the product.
Page Page • TruSurround HD, SRS and symbol are trademarks of SRS Labs, Inc.
Supplied accessories ...........................1 Selecting a preset AV mode ................8 TruSurround HD technology is incorporated under license from SRS Labs, Inc.
Dear SHARP customer.........................2 Menu operation.....................................9 • SRS TruSurround HDTM creates an immersive, feature-rich surround sound experience from two speakers, complete
Important Safety Precautions .............2 Picture menu .........................................9 with rich bass, high frequency detail and clear dialog.
Trademarks ...........................................2 Audio menu .........................................10 • “HDMI, the HDMI logo and High-Deﬁnition Multimedia Interface are trademarks or registered trademarks of HDMI
Attaching the stand ..............................3 ECO menu ...........................................10
Setting the TV .......................................3 Setup menu .........................................11
Connecting external devices ...............4 Option menu .......................................12 • DivX®, DivX Certiﬁed® and associated logos are registered trademarks of DivX, Inc. and are used under license.
Remote control unit .............................5 Picture and still image .......................13
Part names ............................................6 Wide Mode ..........................................13 • ABOUT DIVX VIDEO: DivX® is a digital video format created by DivX, Inc. This is an ofﬁcial DivX Certiﬁed device that plays
Turning the TV on/off ...........................6 Teletext function .................................14 DivX video. Visit www.divx.com for more information and software tools to convert your ﬁles into DivX video.
Initial auto installation ..........................7 PC compatibility chart .......................14 • ABOUT DIVX VIDEO-ON-DEMAND: This DivX Certiﬁed® device must be registered in order to play DivX Video-on-
Auto installation ....................................7 Appendix .............................................15 Printed in Malaysia Demand (VOD) content. To generate the registration code, locate the DivX VOD section in the device setup menu. Go to
Programme setup .................................7 Speciﬁcations .....................................16 TINS-E723WJZZ vod.divx.com with this code to complete the registration process and learn more about DivX VOD.
Attaching the stand Connecting external devices
• Before attaching (or detaching) the stand, unplug the AC cord from the AC outlet. You can connect many types of external equipment to your TV, like a VCR, game console, camcorder, DVD
• Before performing work spread cushioning over the base area to lay the TV on. This will prevent it from being player, Digital TV STB (Set Top Box) and PC. To view external source images, select the input source from
damaged. TV/VIDEO on the remote control unit or TV/VIDEO on the TV.
1 Conﬁrm the screws supplied with the TV. CAUTION
Screws (m4) Soft cushion
• To protect all equipment, always turn off the TV before connecting to a VCR, game console, camcorder, DVD player, Digital
(used in step 3)
TV STB (Set Top Box), PC or other external equipment.
• Refer to the relevant operation manual (VCR, DVD player, etc.) carefully before making connections.
2 Insert the stand base to the stand post on
Connecting a VCR, game console or camcorder
the bottom of the TV. (1)
3 Insert and tighten the 4 screws into the 4 A VCR, game console, camcorder and some other audiovisual equipment can be conveniently connected
holes on the bottom of the stand base. (2) using the INPUT 4/INPUT 5 or INPUT 6 terminals.
NOTE Screw When using component cable When using composite cable or S-VIDEO cable
(commercially available) (commercially available)
• To detach the stand, perform the steps in reverse
Screw driver PB
CAUTION VCR/Game PR or VCR/Game
• Adjust the screen with both hands. Put one hand on the TV 15° VIDEO
and rotate the screen while steadying the stand with your L
other hand. 15° R
The TV can be rotated up to 15 degrees to the right or left. R
Setting the TV
Connecting the antenna cable Connecting a DVD player/Digital TV STB (Set Top Box)
To enjoy a clearer picture, use an outdoor antenna. You can use the INPUT 1/INPUT 2/INPUT 3 (HDMI), INPUT 6 terminals when connecting to a DVD player/
VHF/UHF Digital TV STB (Set Top Box) and other audiovisual equipment.
antenna Connecting the AC cord When using HDMI-certiﬁed cable When using component cable
To AC INPUT (commercially available) (commercially available)
75-ohm DVD player/
impedance Digital TV Y
300-ohm twin- converter STB (Set PB
(CB) DVD player/
VHF/UHF lead ﬂat feeder (not supplied) Top Box) PR
antenna (not supplied) AC INPUT
STB (Set Top Box)
75-ohm coaxial or (Only for LC-40L550M/ Connecting a PC Using Digital Audio Output
cable (round cable) You can use the INPUT 7 (PC) terminals It is possible to output audio through the DIGITAL AUDIO
when connecting to a PC. OUTPUT terminal. PCM audio outputs from the terminal.
Antenna adaptor To antenna terminal ANALOG
(supplied) RGB Optical ﬁbre cable
If your outdoor antenna uses a 75-ohm coaxial If your outdoor antenna uses a 300-ohm twin-
cable, connect an antenna adaptor and plug it lead ﬂat feeder, connect a 300-ohm to 75-ohm AC INPUT
To optical digital input of
into the antenna jack at the rear of the set. impedance converter, connect an antenna AUDIO external audio devices
adaptor and plug it into the antenna jack at the
rear of the set.
CAUTION • The DIGITAL AUDIO OUTPUT terminal usually outputs the same audio from the speakers. (The audio of
• TO PREVENT RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK, DO NOT TOUCH UN-INSULATED PARTS OF ANY CABLES WITH THE the content you are viewing is output from the terminal.)
AC CORD CONNECTED. • The DIGITAL AUDIO OUTPUT terminal does not output some signals, depending on devices and software.
• The illustrations used throughout this manual are based on LC-40L550M. • The illustrations used throughout this manual are based on LC-40L550M.
Remote control unit Part names
Return to the default screen. TV (Front)
1 9 8 Color (Red/Green/Yellow/Blue)
10 TELETEXT* mode: Select a page. (See page 14.) OPC sensor
9 POWER (STANDBY/ON)
2 11 To switch the power on and off. (See page 6.) Remote control sensor
12 10 DISPLAY
3 13 Display the channel or input information.
4 14 11 SLEEP
Set the Sleep timer. POWER indicator
5 15 0 hr. 30 min. 1 hr. 00 min. 1 hr. 30 min. Light off Power off
6 Off 2 hr. 30 min. 2 hr. 00 min. Lighted (Red) The TV is in standby mode.
17 12 AV MODE Lighted (White) The TV is on.
18 Select an audio and video setting. (See page 8.)
7 19 Select the sound multiplex mode. TV (Rear)
8 14 TV/VIDEO (INPUT SOURCE)
Select an input source. 1 POWER (On/Off) button
20 15 CHa/CHb 2 MENU button
TV input mode: Select the channel. 3 TV/VIDEO button
(CHa) Increase the channel number. 16
(CHb) Decrease the channel number. 4 Channel up (r)/down (s) buttons
TELETEXT* mode: Select the page. (See page 14.) 5 Volume up (e)/down (f) buttons
16 PC 6 RS-232C terminal
Directly select the PC terminal. 17
7 INPUT 7 (PC) terminals*
17 MENU AC INPUT
8 DIGITAL AUDIO OUTPUT terminal
Display the menu screen. 6 7
18 a/b/c/d (Cursor) 9 INPUT 1 (HDMI) terminal*
1 e (Mute) 18
Press e s Mutes sound. Select a desired item on the setting screen. 10 Antenna input terminal
Press e again s Restores sound. ENTER 11 INPUT 4 terminals
Mute will be cancelled after 30 minutes. However, the Execute a command. 12 MONITOR OUT terminals
TV will not suddenly output loud sound as the volume 19 RETURN 1
MENU mode: Return to the previous menu screen. 13 INPUT 5 terminals
level will be set to 0 automatically. Increase the volume 8
level by pressing VOL k. 20 m (TELETEXT*) 2 14 INPUT 6 terminals
2 0–9 Select the TELETEXT* mode. (all TV image, all TEXT image, 9 15 INPUT 2 (HDMI) terminal
TV/TEXT image) (See page 14.) 3
Set the channel. 10 16 USB terminal**
TELETEXT* mode: Set the page. (See page 14.) k (Reveal hidden for TELETEXT*)
17 INPUT 3 (HDMI) terminal
3 A (Flashback) TELETEXT* mode: Display hidden characters. (See page 14.) 4
Press A to return to the previous selected channel or [ (SUBTITLE for TELETEXT*) 18 Headphone jack ( 3.5 mm)
external input mode. To turn the subtitles on. (See page 14.) • The speakers do not output volume
4 WIDE 3 (Hold) 5 when headphones are plugged in.
Change the wide image mode. (See pages 13 and 14.) TELETEXT* mode: Stop updating Teletext* pages automatically.
5 VOLk/VOLl Press 3 again to release the hold mode. (See page 14.)
Set the volume. 1 (Subpage) 11 12 13 14 15
(VOLk) Increase the volume. Display the Teletext* subpage directly when in Teletext* mode.
(VOLl) Decrease the volume. (See page 14.)
6 FREEZE v (Top/Bottom/Full)
Freeze a motion picture on the screen. (See page 13.) TELETEXT* mode: Set the area of magniﬁcation. (See page 14.) * The INPUT 1 and INPUT 7 terminals can both use the same audio input terminal. However, the proper item must be
selected in the “PC audio select” menu. (See page 12.)
** USB terminal use for USB Media Player. Please see “USB Media Player Operation Manual” in separate sheet.
* TELETEXT function is not applicable for Philippines market.
• The illustrations in this operation manual are for explanation purposes and may vary slightly from the actual operations.
Inserting the battery • The illustrations used throughout this manual are based on LC-40L550M.
Before using the TV for the ﬁrst time, insert a “AA” size battery (supplied). When the battery become depleted
and the remote control fails to operate, replace the battery with new “AA” size battery. Turning the TV on/off
1 Open the battery cover. 2 Insert the supplied “AA” size battery. 3 Close the battery cover.
Turning on/off the power Standby mode
• To turn on the power • To standby mode
Press POWER on the TV. (After a few seconds, an image If the TV is switched on, you can switch it to standby by
appears with sound.) pressing POWER on the remote control.
• To turn off the power • Switching on from standby
Switch it off by pressing POWER on the TV. From standby, press POWER on the remote control.
• Place battery with their terminals corresponding to the NOTE
(e) and (f) indications in the battery compartment. • If you are not going to use this TV for a long period of time, be sure to remove the AC cord from the AC outlet.
CAUTION • Minor power is consumed when the unit is in standby mode.
• Battery (battery pack or battery installed) shall not be exposed to excessive heat such as sunshine, ﬁre or the like. 5 6
Initial auto installation Programme setup Programme setup (Continued) Erase programme
When the TV powers on for the ﬁrst time after The individual programme can be erased.
purchase, the initial auto installation wizard appears. • 179.25 MHz: Press 1 s 7 s 9 s 2 s 5. 1 Repeat steps 1 to 4 in Auto search.
Follow the menus and make the necessary settings You can also automatically search by performing • 49.25 MHz: Press 4 s 9 s 2 s 5 s ENTER.
one after another. the procedure below. This is the same function as H Label 2 Press a/b to select “Erase programme”, and
programme auto search in auto installation. then press ENTER.
1 Press POWER on the TV. To enter the name of the channel. Maximum 5
• The initial auto installation wizard appears. 1 Press MENU and the MENU screen displays. alphanumeric can be input. 3 Press c/d to select “Yes”, and then press
Press a/b/c/d to select each character of the ENTER.
2 Press a/b/c/d to select the desired 2 Press c/d to select “Setup”. new name for the channel, and then press ENTER.
language, and then press ENTER. Repeat until the name is fully spelt out. 4 Press a/b/c/d to select the channel you
3 Press c/d to select “HOME” or “STORE”, and
3 Press a/b to select “Programme setup”, and • When you want to set a channel name of less than 5 want to erase, and then press ENTER.
then press ENTER. characters, select “END”.
then press ENTER. 5 Press ENTER to erase the channel.
• Auto installation will be executed. 4 If you have already set the password, enter it H Booster
• You do not need to do anything during the auto here. Enhance the picture quality during weak signal. It is 6 Repeat the steps 4 and 5 until all desired
search. • See page 11 for setting a password. channels are erased.
not recommended to turn on during strong signal
NOTE condition. It may induced unwanted noise. (On, Off)
• HOME mode: Settings are optimised for normal
H Skip Selecting a preset AV mode
home viewing and energy efﬁciency. 5 Press a/b to select “Auto search”, and then
Channels with “Skip” set to “On” are passed over
• STORE mode: Settings are designed for maximum press ENTER. “AV mode” gives you several viewing options to
impact in retail store displays. when using CHr/s even if selected while choose from to best match the system environment,
• To change the STORE mode to HOME mode, please 6 Press c/d to select “Yes”, and then press watching the image from the TV. which can vary due to factors like room-brightness,
refer to page 12 to reset the unit. ENTER. type of programme watched or the type of image
You do not need to do anything during the auto H Lock
You can block the viewing of any channel. input from external equipment.
search. Press MENU to exit.
Auto installation NOTE 1 Press AV MODE.
You can run auto installation again, even after setting
• See “Child lock” for setting a password.
• If “Lock” is set to “On” for a channel, “Child lock has been
2 Each time you press AV MODE, the mode
up the preset channels. You can set some channel item manually. activated.” is displayed when you select the channel, and changes.
the image and sound of the channel is blocked. • You can also switch the mode in the “AV mode”
1 Press MENU and the MENU screen displays. 1 Repeat steps 1 to 4 in Auto search. • When pressing ENTER while “Child lock has been menu on the “Picture” menu screen.
activated.” is displayed, password input menu will be
2 Press c/d to select “Setup”. 2 Press a/b to select “Manual adjust”, and then displayed. Inputting the correct password lifts the child Selected item Description
press ENTER. lock temporarily until the power is turned off.
STANDARD For a highly deﬁned image in a normally
3 Press a/b to select “Auto installation”, and
3 Press c/d to select “Yes”, and then press bright room.
then press ENTER. Sort
ENTER. MOVIE For a movie.
4 If you have already set the password, enter it
4 Press a/b/c/d to select the channel you Channel position can be sorted freely. GAME For game play.
want to edit, and then press ENTER. For PC. (Available only when inputting an
• See page 11 for setting a password.
• The selected channel information displays.
1 Repeat steps 1 to 4 in Auto search. HDMI or PC signal.)
5 Press a/b to select the desired menu, and
2 Press a/b to select “Sort”, and then press USER Allows the user to customise settings as
ENTER. desired. You can set the mode for each
5 Press c/d to select “Yes”, and then press then press ENTER. input source.
6 Press a/b or c/d to select the desired item 3 Press c/d to select “Yes”, and then press DYNAMIC Changes the image and sound settings to
ENTER. (FIXED) the factory preset values. No adjustments
6 Press a/b/c/d to select the desired or adjust the item to the desired level. Press
language listed on the screen, and then press ENTER if necessary. 4 Press a/b/c/d to select the channel you
ENTER. want to move, and then press ENTER. DYNAMIC For a clear-cut image emphasising high
H Search contrast for sports viewing.
You do not need to do anything during the auto The next channel will be search in order.
search. Press MENU to exit. 5 Move it to the desired position by pressing
H Fine a/b/c/d, and then press ENTER.
• You can select a different AV mode item for each input
You can adjust the frequency to your desired 6 Repeat the steps 4 and 5 until all desired mode. (For example, select STANDARD for TV input and
position. channels are sorted. DYNAMIC for VIDEO input.)
NOTE • During PC input mode, only “STANDARD”, “PC” and
“USER” can be selected under the AV mode selection.
• Adjust while checking the background picture as a
• Instead of pressing c/d to adjust the frequency, you
can set by directly entering the frequency number of the
channel with 0 — 9.
Menu operation Colour temp. (Colour temperature)
Audio menu ECO menu
Adjusts the colour temperature to give the best white
1 Press MENU and the MENU screen displays. image.
Audio ECO Setup ECO Setup Option
STANDARD No signal off [Disable]
2 Press c/d to select the desired menu. (Picture, Selected item Description Treble [ 0 ] –15 +15 4 Power management
Audio, ECO, Setup, Option) High White with bluish tone Bass [ 0 ] –15 +15 No operation off [Disable]
Balance [ 0 ] L R Ecology
3 Press a/b to select the desired menu item. Mid-High
Middle SRS TS HD [ Off]
Press ENTER to proceed if necessary. Mid-Low Bass enhancer [ On]
4 Press a/b or c/d to select the desired item Low White with reddish tone Reset H No signal off
or adjust the item to the desired level. Press You can set the TV to automatically power off in
Quick shoot* about 15 minutes after the TV goes into a state of
ENTER if necessary. H Audio adjustments
Use Quick shoot to view fast-action images more clearly. receiving no programme signals, such as the end of
c button d button a broadcast day. (Enable, Disable)
Picture menu Selected item
• Five minutes before the power shuts down, the remaining
NOTE Treble For weaker treble For stronger treble time displays every minute.
Picture Audio ECO • Quick shoot may cause image noise. If this occurs, set Bass For weaker bass For stronger bass
AV mode [STANDARD]
the function to “Off”. NOTE
* Quick shoot function is only available for model Balance Decrease audio Decrease audio
OPC [Off ] from the right from the left • “Disable” is the factory preset value.
LC-40L650M. • When a TV programme ﬁnishes, and the TV receives signal
Backlight [ + 8 ] –16 +16 speaker speaker
input, this function may not operate.
Contrast [ +3 0 ] 0 +40 Film mode
Brightness [ 0 ] –30 +30 Automatically detects a ﬁlm-based source (originally H SRS TruSurround (TS) HDTM H Power management (PC input mode only)
Colour [ 0 ] –30 +30 encoded at 24/25 frames/second, depending on the You can enjoy SRS TruSurround HDTM sound, the You can set the TV to automatically power off when
Tint [ 0 ] –30 +30 vertical frequency), analyses it then recreates each still same as you were in movie theatre. no image is displayed on PC.
Sharpness [ 0 ] –10 +10 ﬁlm frame for high-deﬁnition picture quality. (On, Off) Using SRS TS HD on the menu screen
Advanced Selected item Description
Active contrast You can produce SRS TruSurround HDTM effects from
Reset Off • No power management
Automatically adjusts the contrast of an image according the “Audio” setting.
• Factory preset value.
H OPC (Optical Picture Control) setting to the scene. (On, Off)
Selected item Description Mode1 • If no signal inputs for approximately
You can set the TV to automatically adjust the 3D-Y/C 8 minutes, the power shuts down.
On SRS TruSurround HDTM creates a high • Even if you start using the PC and the
screen to suitable backlight brightness according to Provides high quality images with minimal dot crawl and quality surround sound experience,
the lighting conditions. signal inputs again, the TV stays off.
cross color noise. (On, Off) when watching DVD movies and TV • The TV turns on again by pressing
programmes broadcast in surround POWER. (See page 6.)
Selected item Description NOTE sound.
• 3D-Y/C is not selectable depending on the input signal Mode2 • If no signal inputs for approximately
On:Display Displays the OPC effect on the screen Off Outputs the normal sound.
type. 8 seconds, the power shuts down.
while adjusting the brightness of the
• 3D-Y/C may not operate depending on the input signal • When you start using the PC and the
screen. H Bass enhancer powered by SRS Labs, Inc. signal inputs again, the TV turns on.
type or noisy input signal.
On Automatically adjusts. This function allows you to enjoy bass-enhanced • The TV turns on again by pressing
Off The brightness is ﬁxed at the value set in Monochrome sound. POWER. (See page 6.)
“Backlight”. For viewing images in monochrome. (On, Off)
Selected item Description H No operation off
DNR (Digital Noise Reduction) On Bass enhancer function is on.
You can set the TV to automatically power off when
Reduces noise on screen and produces a clearer video no TV operation is performed for more than 3 hours.
• Make sure no object obstructs the OPC sensor, which Off Outputs the normal sound.
image. (Off, High, Low, Auto) (30min., 3hr., Disable)
could affect its ability to sense surrounding light. • Five minutes before the power shuts down, the remaining
NOTE time displays every minute.
H Picture adjustments NOTE
• For resetting all Picture adjustment items to factory preset
c button d button values, press a/b to select “Reset”, press ENTER, press • For resetting all Audio adjustment items to the factory NOTE
c/d to select “Yes”, and then press ENTER. preset values, press a/b to select “Reset”, press
• “Disable” is the factory preset value.
Backlight The screen dims The screen ENTER, press c/d to select “Yes”, and then press
brightens ENTER. H Ecology
Contrast For less contrast For more contrast When set to “Yes”, the TV activates the following
power saving mode.
Brightness For less brightness For more • “OPC” set to “On” (Page 9)
brightness • “No signal off” set to “Enable” (Page 10)
Colour For less colour For more colour • “Power management” set to “Mode1” (Page 10)
intensity intensity • “No operation off” set to “3hr.” (Page 10)
• “Quick start” set to “Off” (Page 12).
Tint Skin tones become Skin tones become
purplish greenish NOTE
Sharpness For less sharpness For more • Ecology mode cannot be deactivated by selecting “No”.
sharpness Each setting must be changed individually to deactivate
H Input label NOTE
Setup menu You can assign each input source a label as you Setup menu (Continued) • You must set this to “INPUT7(RGB)” when connecting
prefer. devices (including a PC) with an HDMI-certiﬁed cable to
Setup Option H Quick start
1 Press TV/VIDEO to select the desired input You can reduce the TV’s start-up time after turning the INPUT 1 terminal. If “HDMI1” is set, there will be no
source. on the power with the remote control unit.
Child lock 2 Press MENU and the MENU screen displays. Selected item Description H Output volume select
Input skip Allows you to select what controls the audio output.
4 Input label
3 Press c/d to select “Setup”. On The TV quickly starts up from standby,
8.5 W or more of power consumption is Selected item Description
4 HDMI A Vi
4 Press a/b to select “Input label”, and then required during standby.
Fixed • Sound via speakers is adjusted with
press ENTER. Off Power consumption is less than 1 W. VOL k/l on the remote control unit
H Child lock (TV input mode only)
Allows you to use a password to protect certain
5 Press a/b/c/d to select each character of the H Language or the TV.
new name for the input source, and then press • Sound via the MONITOR OUT
settings from being accidentally changed. ENTER. Select from among 10 languages: English, Simpliﬁed terminal is not adjustable and
Chinese, Arabic, French, Portuguese, Russian,
Setting a password 6 Repeat until the name is fully spelt out.
• The name can be 6 characters or less. Persian, Thai, Vietnamese and Indonesian.
Variable • Sound via the MONITOR OUT
1 Repeat steps 1 to 2 in Menu operation. • When you want to set an input source name of less H Text* language
terminal is adjusted with VOL k/l
than 6 characters, select “END”, then press ENTER Select from among 3 kinds of language: West
2 Press a/b to select “Child lock”, and then to exit from the labelling menu.
Europe, Arabic, Farsi.
on the remote control unit or the TV.
press ENTER. • Sound via speakers is muted.
3 If you already set the password, enter it here. • You cannot change labels if the input source is TV. • Teletext* can display only when it is sent by a network. Not NOTE
used to convert between languages. • During “Output volume select” is set to “Variable”, all Audio
H Position * TELETEXT function is not applicable for Philippines market. menu item cannot be adjusted.
4 Press a/b to select “Change password”, and For adjusting a picture’s horizontal and vertical H Identiﬁcation
then press ENTER. position. H Auto volume
You can check the current version of the software on
5 Enter the 4-digit number as a password using Selected item Description the screen. Different sound sources, fairly often do not have the
0 — 9. H Reset same volume level, for example the changing from
H-Position Centers the image by moving it to the left
or right. If complex adjustments are made and the settings movie to the advertisements. Auto volume solves this
Change password Enter your new password. Use 4 digits
cannot be restored to normal, you can reset the problem and equalises the volume levels.
4 Clear password V-Position Centers the image by moving it up or
New password – – – – down. settings to the factory preset values. (On, Off)
Reconﬁrm – – – – NOTE H Clear voice
H HDMI auto view (HDMI input mode only) • If you execute “Reset”, all the settings such as Picture, Audio This function emphasises speech against
Selected item Description and Programme will be reset to the factory preset values. background noise for greater clarity. (On, Off)
6 Enter the same 4-digit number as in step 5 to
Set whether or not to use WIDE MODE
based on signal recognition, including an Option menu • Clear voice only work when SRS TS HD is “On”.
NOTE HDMI signal.
• To view a locked channel (Lock setting in Programme Option H Digital audio output
setup “Manual adjust” is set to “On”), you must enter a H WSS Input select This function allows you to select your favourite
password. When you select a locked channel, “Child lock WSS allows a television to switch automatically PC audio select [ HDMI1] audio output system.
has been activated.” is displayed. among the different screen formats. (On, Off) Output volume select [ Fixed]
• Press ENTER to display the password input window. Selected item Description
NOTE Auto volume [ On]
Clearing the password • Try to set WIDE mode if an image does not switch to the PCM The optical output format is normally in
correct screen format. When the broadcast signal contains 4 PCM.
Allow you to clear your password. H Input select
no WSS information, the function will not work even if Dolby Digital Dolby Digital audio will be output when
1 Repeat steps 1 to 3 in Setting a password. enabled.
• Not available for COMPONENT, PC and HDMI signal.
For setting the signal type of external equipment. there is a Dolby Digital audio signal. The
output will be in PCM when there is no
2 Press a/b to select “Clear password”, and
H 4:3 mode
Input source Selectable item Dolby Digital audio signal.
then press ENTER. INPUT4 Auto, S-VIDEO, VIDEO
The WSS signal has 4:3 auto-switching that allows H Audio only
3 Press c/d to select “Yes”, and then press
you to select between Panorama and Normal. H PC audio select
ENTER. When listening to music from a music programme,
Selected item Description
When using the INPUT 7 terminal or HDMI1 terminal, you can set the display off and enjoy audio only.
H Input skip you must select which terminal uses the AUDIO (R/L)
Panorama Wide image without side bars jack for analogue audio input. Selected item Description
This setting allows you to skip the HDMI or RGB
input on the input source selection operation. Normal Normal range keeping 4:3 or 16:9 aspect On Audio is output without screen image.
Selected item Description
INPUT1(HDMI) Skip input selection of HDMI
HDMI1 When connecting devices (including a Off Both screen images and audio are output.
WSS signal 4:3 screen PC) with DVI/HDMI cable to the INPUT
1 terminal and inputting analogue audio NOTE
INPUT7(RGB) 4:3 mode “Panorama” 4:3 mode “Normal”
Yes No signals from the AUDIO (R/L) jack. • When you make operations that change the picture on the
TV such as by changing the input source, the Audio only
INPUT7 When connecting a PC to the INPUT 7
function is set to “Off”.
(RGB) terminal, and inputting analogue audio
signals from the AUDIO (R/L) jack.
Option menu (Continued) • For resetting all adjustment items to the factory preset
Wide Mode (Continued) 3 Each time you press m, the screen switches
as shown below.
H Game play time values, press a/b to select “Reset”, press ENTER, press
c/d to select “Yes”, and then press ENTER. Manual Selection
This function displays the elapsed game time so you • Images may not be displayed properly depending on the TELETEXT TELETEXT
do not lose track of the time. settings and/or input signals.
You can select different picture sizes that account for
To display the elapsed time, select “GAME” under the kind of each picture.
“AV mode” for the input mode of the terminal Input signal
connected to the game console before starting the
1 Press WIDE. NOTE
• Some input signals may have to be registered • The WIDE MODE menu displays.
game. • The menu lists the wide mode options selectable for • If you select a programme with no Teletext signal, “No
manually to display properly. the type of video signal currently received. Teletext available.” is displayed.
Selected item Description • The pairs of input signals (resolutions) in the list
On The elapsed time is displayed every 30 below are not distinguishable when received. 2 Press WIDE or a/b while the WIDE MODE Button functions
minutes when you switch to GAME mode In such case, you have to set the correct signal menu displays on the screen. Buttons Description
in external input mode. manually. After setting once, it will display when the • As you toggle down the options, each mode is
immediately reﬂected on the TV. CH (r/s) Increase or decrease the page number.
Off Hides the time. same signal (resolution) is input again.
Color You can select a group or block of pages
Selected item Description (Red/Green/ displayed in the colored brackets at
H Colour system 1280 g 768 1360 g 768
Normal For 4:3 “standard” pictures. A side bar Yellow/Blue) the bottom of the screen by pressing
You can change the colour system to one that is the corresponding Color (Red/Green/
H DivX Reg. Code appears on each side.
compatible with the image on the screen. (Auto, Yellow/Blue) on the remote control unit.
PAL, SECAM, NTSC 3.58, NTSC 4.43, PAL-60) Please see USB Media Player Operation Manual. Zoom 14:9 For 14:9 letterbox pictures. A thin side
bar appears on each side, and you may 0—9 Directly select any page from 100 to 899
H Version up also see bars on the top and bottom with by using 0 — 9.
This function is only for service personnel to use for some programmes. v (Top/ Switch the Teletext image to Top, Bottom
• If “Auto” is selected, colour system for each channel is Bottom/Full)
software updates. Panorama In this mode the picture is progressively or Full.
automatically set. If an image does not display clearly,
select another colour system (e.g. PAL, NTSC 4.43). stretched toward each side of the screen. k (Reveal To reveal hidden information such as an
• “Colour system” is selectable only when inputting an Full For 16:9 squeeze pictures. hidden answer to a quiz.
S-VIDEO or composite signal. Picture and still image Cinema 16:9 For 16:9 letterbox pictures. Bars may
appear on the top and bottom with some 3 (Hold) To stop updating Teletext pages
H Fine sync. (PC input mode only) You can freeze a motion picture on the Display. automatically or release the hold mode.
Adjusting the PC image automatically 1 Press FREEZE. Cinema 14:9 For 14:9 letterbox pictures. Bars may [ (Subtitle
Display the subtitle during Teletext page.
• Subtitle will not be displayed when
• A still image displays. appear on the top and bottom with some
Auto sync. programmes. TELETEXT) the service does not contain subtitle
This function enables the screen to be automatically 2 Press RETURN again to exit still image.
Dot by Dot Displays an image with the same number
adjusted to its best possible condition when the of pixels on the screen (only when 1 (Subpage) Display the subpage during Teletext page.
analogue terminals of the TV and PC are connected receiving a 1080i/1080p/SXGA/SXGA+
• The still image automatically goes out after 30 minutes. signal for LC-40L550M/LC-40L650M) NOTE
with a commercially available RGB cable, etc. • FREEZE doesn’t function for PC input (all resolution).
Underscan Display with an Underscan image only * TELETEXT function is not applicable for Philippines market.
NOTE when receiving a 720p/1080p/1080i
signal (only for LC-32L450M)/a 720p
• Auto sync. is likely to succeed when an input PC image
has wide vertical stripes (e.g. pattern with high contrast
Wide Mode signal (only for LC-40L550M/ PC compatibility chart
LC-40L650M). Display with the High-
stripes, or cross-hatched). Deﬁnition image adjusted optimally. Noise
Auto Selection Horizontal Vertical VESA
It may fail when an input PC image is solid (low contrast). may appear on the edge of the screen Resolution Frequency Frequency Standard
• Be sure to connect the PC to the TV and switch it on with some programmes.
before starting Auto sync. If you set “WSS” and “4:3 mode” in the Setup menu, 720 g 400 31.5 kHz 70 Hz
the optimum WIDE mode is automatically chosen for VGA
NOTE 640 g 480 31.5 kHz 60 Hz ✓
every broadcast containing the WSS information.
Adjusting the PC image manually • Some picture sizes may not be displayable depending on SVGA 800 g 600 37.9 kHz 60 Hz ✓
the input signal.
Ordinarily you can easily adjust the picture as “WSS” menu XGA 1024 g 768 48.4 kHz 60 Hz ✓
necessary to change image position using Auto To enable Auto Selection, set “WSS” in the Setup
WXGA 1360 g 768 47.7 kHz 60 Hz ✓
sync. In some cases, however, manual adjustment is menu to “On”. (See page 11.) Teletext function* SXGA 1280 g 1024 64.0 kHz 60 Hz ✶ ✓
needed to optimise the image. “4:3 mode” menu What is Teletext? SXGA+ 1400 g 1050 65.3 kHz 60 Hz ✶ ✓
Selected item Description To set the type of the wide screen, select “Panorama” Teletext broadcasts pages of information and
or “Normal” in the 4:3 mode menu. (See page 11.) entertainment to specially equipped television sets. ✶ : for LC-40L550M/LC-40L650M
H-Position Centers the image by moving it to the left
News, weather reports, sports information, stock
exchange prices and programme previews are Power Management is a registered trademark of Sun
V-Position Centers the image by moving it up or Microsystems, Inc.
among the many services available. VGA and XGA are registered trademarks of International
Business Machines Corp.
Clock Adjusts when the image ﬂickers with Turning on and off Teletext
vertical stripes. 4:3 mode set to “Panorama” 4:3 mode set to “Normal” 1 Select a TV channel or external input source
Phase Adjusts when characters have low NOTE
providing the Teletext programme.
contrast or when the image ﬂickers.
• If the broadcast signal contains no WSS information, Auto 2 Press m to display the Teletext.
Selection will not function even when the WSS option is
Troubleshooting Item Model LC-32L450M LC-40L550M LC-40L650M
The problems described below are not always caused by malfunctions. Check the TV again before having the LCD panel 31.5o (800 mm) Advanced 40o (1016 mm) Advanced Super View & BLACK
TV serviced. Super View & BLACK TFT LCD TFT LCD
Resolution 1,049,088 pixels (1366 g 768) 2,073,600 pixels (1920 g 1080)
Problem Possible Solution
Video Color System PAL/SECAM/NTSC 3.58/NTSC 4.43/PAL 60
• No power. • Check if you pressed POWER on the remote control unit. (See page 6.) TV TV-Standard NTSC : M
If the indicator on the TV lights up red, press POWER. Function Receiving VHF/UHF
• Is the AC cord disconnected? 44.25 — 863.25 MHz
Channel CATV S1 — S41ch (including Hyperband)
• Has the power been turned on? (See page 6.)
• Unit cannot be operated. • External inﬂuences such as lightning, static electricity, etc., may cause improper TV-Tuning System Auto Preset 99 ch
operation. In this case, operate the unit after ﬁrst turning the power off the TV or STEREO/BILINGUAL MTS : M
unplugging the AC cord and re-plugging it in after 1 or 2 minutes. Backlight life 60,000 hours (at Backlight Standard position)
• Remote control unit does not • Is battery inserted with polarity (e, f) aligned? (See page 5.) Viewing angles H : 176º V : 176º
operate. • Is battery worn out? (Replace with new battery.) Audio ampliﬁer 10 W g 2
• Are you using it under strong or ﬂuorescent lighting?
• Is a ﬂuorescent light shining on the remote control sensor?
Speakers 3.4 g 13 cm 2pcs
Terminals Antenna input UHF/VHF 75 q DIN type
• Picture is cut off. • Is the image position correct? (See page 11.)
• Are screen mode adjustments such as picture size made correctly? (See pages 11, INPUT 1 HDMI (HDMI input) (480I, 576I, 480P, 576P, 720P/50Hz, 720P/60Hz, 1080I/50Hz,
1080I/60Hz, 1080P/50Hz, 1080P/60Hz, 1080P/24Hz), AUDIO in ( 3.5 mm jack)
13 and 14.)
INPUT 2 HDMI (HDMI input) (480I, 576I, 480P, 576P, 720P/50Hz, 720P/60Hz, 1080I/50Hz,
• Strange color, light color, or • Adjust the picture tone. (See page 9.) 1080I/60Hz, 1080P/50Hz, 1080P/60Hz, 1080P/24Hz)
dark, or color misalignment. • Is the room too bright? The picture may look dark in a room that is too bright. INPUT 3
• Check the colour system setting. (See page 13.) INPUT 4 S-VIDEO in, VIDEO in, AUDIO in
• Check the input signal setting. (See page 13.) INPUT 5 VIDEO in, AUDIO in
• Check the HDMI auto view setting. (See page 11.) INPUT 6 AUDIO in, COMPONENT in (480I, 576I, 480P, 576P, 720P/50Hz, 720P/60Hz,
• Power is suddenly turned off. • The unit’s internal temperature has increased. 1080I/50Hz, 1080I/60Hz, 1080P/50Hz, 1080P/60Hz)
Remove any objects blocking the vent or clean. INPUT 7 (PC input) 15 pin mini D-sub, AUDIO in (common use with INPUT 1) ( 3.5 mm jack)
• Check the ECO setting. (See page 10.) USB USB
• Is the sleep timer set? (See page 5.)
RS-232C 9 pin D-sub male connector
• No picture. • Is the connection to external equipment correct? (See page 4.)
DIGITAL AUDIO OUTPUT Optical Digital Audio Output
• Has the input signal setup been performed correctly after connection? (See page 13.)
• Is the picture adjustment correct? (See page 9.) OSD language English/Simpliﬁed Chinese/Arabic/French/Portuguese/Russian/Persian/Thai/
• Is the antenna connected properly? (See page 3.) Vietnamese/Indonesian
• Is “On” selected in “Audio only”? (See page 12.) Power Requirement AC 110 — 240 V, 50/60 Hz
• No sound. • Is the volume too low? (See page 5.) Power Consumption 116 W (0.9 W Standby) 169 W (0.8 W Standby) 171 W (0.8 W Standby)
without stand (mm) 797 (W) g 535 (H) g 115 (D) 986 (W) g 640 (H) g 115 (D)
• The TV sometimes makes a • This is not a malfunction. This happens when the cabinet slightly expands and Dimensions
cracking sound. contracts according to changes in temperature. This does not affect the TV’s with stand (mm) 797 (W) g 580 (H) g 262 (D) 986 (W) g 685 (H) g 311.8 (D)
performance. Weight without stand (with stand) 10.5 kg (11.5 kg) 16.0 kg (16.5 kg)
Operating Temperature 0°C — 40°C
Cautions regarding use in high and low temperature environments • As a part of policy of continuous improvement, SHARP reserves the right to make design and speciﬁcation changes for
• When the unit is used in a low temperature space (e.g. room, ofﬁce), the picture may leave trails or appear slightly product improvement without prior notice. The performance speciﬁcation ﬁgures indicated are nominal values of production
delayed. This is not a malfunction, and the unit will recover when the temperature returns to normal. units. There may be some deviations from these values in individual units.
• Do not leave the unit in a hot or cold location. Also, do not leave the unit in a location exposed to direct sunlight or near
a heater, as this may cause the cabinet to deform and the LCD panel to malfunction. Optional accessory Part name Model number
Storage temperature: f20°C to e60°C.
• Additional optional accessories may be available in the near Wall mount bracket AN-37AG5
future. When purchasing, please read the newest catalogue
for compatibility and check the availability. Wall mount bracket AN-52AG4
Clearing the password (for LC-40L550M/LC-40L650M)
1 Repeat steps 1 to 2 in Setting a password. (See page 11.) • This TV should be mounted on the wall only with the listed wall mount bracket. The use of other wall mount brackets may
result in an unstable installation and may cause serious injuries.
2 The password input screen displays. • Installing the Liquid Crystal Television requires special skill that should only be performed by qualiﬁed service personnel.
Customers should not attempt to do the work themselves. SHARP bears no responsibility for improper mounting or
3 If you enter “3001” using 0 – 9, the “Child lock” setting menu will be displayed. mounting that results in accident or injury.
• Carefully read the instructions that come with the bracket before beginning work.
4 Enter the 4-digit number as a password using 0 – 9. The new password is now set.