Sharp HT-SB350(BK) Operating instructions

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ENGLISH
MODEL
HT-SB350(BK)
SOUND BAR SYSTEM
OPERATION MANUAL
DPII
DVS
is a trademark of SRS Labs, Inc.
WOW HD technology is incorporated under license from SRS Labs, Inc.
Note: This product is recommended for flat panel TV (LED, LCD and plasma).
Accessories
Please confirm that only the following accessories are included.
Remote control x 1
(RRMCGA251AWSA)
AC/DC adaptor x 1
(RADPAA061AWZZ)
AC power cord x 1
(QACCDA005AWZZ)
RCA cable (2pins-2pins) x 1
(QCNWGA041AWPZ)
Pattern paper x 1
(TCAUHA022AWZZ)
( Spike + Nut ) x 4
(CLEGMA005AW02, Length: 25 mm)
Nut
Wall mount angle x 2
(LANGKA167AWFW)
Foot cushion x 4
(PCUSSA118AWZZ)
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Special notes
the receiver is connected.
● Consult the dealer or an experienced
radio/TV technician for help.
CAUTION: TO REDUCE THE RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK, DO
NOT REMOVE COVER (OR BACK). NO USER-SERVICEABLE
PARTS INSIDE. REFER SERVICING TO QUALIFIED SERVICE
PERSONNEL.
WARNING
FCC Regulations state that any
unauthorized changes or modifications
to this equipment not expressly approved
by the manufacturer could void the user’s
authority to operate this equipment.
Explanation of Graphical Symbols:
The lightning flash with arrowhead symbol,
within an equilateral triangle, is intended to
alert the user to the presence of uninsulated
“dangerous voltage” within the product’s
enclosure that may be of sufficient
magnitude to constitute a risk of electric
shock to persons.
FOR YOUR RECORDS
For your assistance in reporting this unit in
case of loss or theft, please record below
the model number and serial number
which are located on the rear of the unit.
Please retain this information.
Model number
.............................
Serial number
.............................
Date of purchase .............................
Place of purchase .............................
The exclamation point within an equilateral
triangle is intended to alert the user to
the presence of important operating and
maintenance (servicing) instructions in the
literature accompanying the appliance.
WARNING : TO REDUCE THE RISK OF
FIRE OR ELECTRIC SHOCK, DO NOT
EXPOSE THIS APPLIANCE TO RAIN OR
MOISTURE.
NOTE
This equipment has been tested and found
to comply with the limits for a Class B digital
device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC
Rules. These limits are designed to provide
reasonable protection against harmful
interference in a residential installation.
This equipment generates, uses, and can
radiate radio frequency energy and, if not
installed and used in accordance with the
instructions, may cause harmful interference
to radio communications. However, there
is no guarantee that interference will not
occur in a particular installation. If this
equipment does cause harmful interference
to radio or television reception, which can
be determined by turning the equipment
off and on, the user is encouraged to try to
correct the interference by one or more of
the following measures:
● Reorient or relocate the receiving
antenna.
● Increase the separation between the
equipment and receiver.
● Connect the equipment into an outlet
on a circuit different from that to which
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Manufactured under license under
U.S. Patent #’s: 5,451,942; 5,956,674;
5,974,380; 5,978,762; 6,487,535 &
other U.S. and worldwide patents issued
& pending. DTS and the Symbol are
registered trademarks & DTS Digital
Surround and the DTS logos are
trademarks of DTS, Inc. Product includes
software.© DTS, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
Manufactured under license from Dolby
Laboratories. Dolby, Pro Logic, the
double-D symbol are trademarks of Dolby
Laboratories.
IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS
Electricity is used to perform many useful functions,
but it can also cause personal injuries and property
damage if improperly handled. This product has been
engineered and manufactured with the highest priority
on safety. However, improper use can result in electric
shock and/or fire. In order to prevent potential danger,
please observe the following instructions when installing, operating and cleaning the product. To ensure your
safety and prolong the service life of this product, please
read the following precautions carefully before use.
1) Read these instructions.
2) Keep these instructions.
3) Heed all warnings.
4) Follow all instructions.
5) Do not use this apparatus near water.
6) Clean only with dry cloth.
7) Do not block any ventilation openings. Install in
accordance with the manufacturer’s instructions.
8) Do not install near any heat sources such as radiators, heat registers, stoves, or other apparatus
(including amplifiers) that produce heat.
9) Do not defeat the safety purpose of the polarized
or grounding-type plug. A polarized plug has two
blades with one wider than the other. A grounding
type plug has two blades and a third grounding
prong. The wide blade or the third prong are provided for your safety. If the provided plug does
not fit into your outlet, consult an electrician for
replacement of the obsolete outlet.
10) Protect the power cord from being walked on
or pinched particularly at plugs, convenience
receptacles, and the point where they exit from
the apparatus.
11) Only use attachments/accessories specified by
the manufacturer.
12) Use only with the cart, stand, tripod, bracket, or
table specified by the manufacturer, or sold with the apparatus. When a cart is used,
use caution when moving the
cart/apparatus combination to
avoid injury from tip-over.
13) Unplug this apparatus during lightning storms or
when unused for long periods of time.
14) Refer all servicing to qualified service personnel. Servicing is required when the apparatus
has been damaged in any way, such as powersupply cord or plug is damaged, liquid has been
spilled or objects have fallen into the apparatus,
the apparatus has been exposed to rain or moisture, does not operate normally, or has been
dropped.
Additional Safety Information
15) Power Sources - This product should be operated only from the type of power source indicated
on the marking label. If you are not sure of the
type of power supply to your home, consult your
product dealer or local power company. For product intended to operate from battery power, or
other sources, refer to the operating instructions.
16) Overloading - Do not overload wall outlets, extension cords, or integral convenience receptacles as this can result in a risk of fire or electric
shock.
17) Object and Liquid Entry - Never push objects
of any kind into this product through openings
as they may touch dangerous voltage points or
short-out parts that could result in a fire or electric
shock. Never spill liquid of any kind on the product.
18) Damage Requiring Service - Unplug this product
from the wall outlet and refer servicing to qualified service personnel under the following conditions:
a) When the AC cord or plug is damaged,
b) If liquid has been spilled, or objects have
fallen into the product,
c) If the product has been exposed to rain
or water,
d) If the product does not operate normally
by following the operating instructions. Adjust only those controls that are covered by
the operating instructions as an improper
adjustment of other controls may result in
damage and will often require extensive
work by a qualified technician to restore
the product to its normal operation,
e) If the product has been dropped or damaged in any way, and
f) When the product exhibits a distinct
change in performance - this indicates a
need for service.
19) Replacement Parts - When replacement parts
are required, be sure the service technician has
used replacement parts specified by the manufacturer or have the same characteristics as the
original part. Unauthorized substitutions may
result in fire, electric shock, or other hazards.
20) Safety Check - Upon completion of any service
or repairs to this product, ask the service technician to perform safety checks to determine that
the product is in proper operating condition.
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Precautions
IMPORTANT SAFETY
INSTRUCTIONS (continued)
21) Wall or ceiling mounting - When mounting the
product on a wall or ceiling, be sure to install the
product according to the method recommended
by the manufacturer.
22) Power Lines - An outside antenna system should
not be located in the vicinity of overhead power
lines or other electric light or power circuits, or
where it can fall into such power lines or circuits.
When installing an outside antenna system, extreme care should be taken to keep from touching such power lines or circuits as contact with
them might be fatal.
23) Protective Attachment Plug - The product is
equipped with an attachment plug having overload protection. This is a safety feature. See
Instruction Manual for replacement or resetting
of protective device. If replacement of the plug
is required, be sure the service technician has
used a replacement plug specified by the manufacturer that has the same overload protection as
the original plug.
24) Stand - Do not place the product on an unstable
cart, stand, tripod or table. Placing the product on
an unstable base 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.
Features
■ General
● Please ensure that the equipment is positioned in
a well-ventilated area and ensure that there is at
least 4” (10 cm) of free space along the sides and
top of the equipment.
10 cm (4”)
10 cm (4”)
10 cm (4”)
● Use the unit on a firm, level surface free from
vibration.
● Keep the unit away from direct sunlight, strong
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SRS WOW HD™ significantly improves the playback
quality of audio, delivering a dynamic 3D entertainment
experience with deep, rich bass and high frequency
clarity for crisp detail.
magnetic fields, excessive dust, humidity and
electronic/electrical equipment (home computers,
facsimiles, etc.) which generate electrical noise.
Do not place anything on top of the unit.
Do not expose the unit to moisture, to temperatures higher than 140°F (60°C) or to extremely
low temperatures.
If your system does not work properly, disconnect
the AC power cord from the AC outlet. Plug the
AC power cord back in, and then turn on your
system.
In case of an electrical storm, unplug the unit for
safety.
Hold the AC power plug by the head when removing it from the AC outlet, as pulling the cord can
damage internal wires.
The AC power plug is used as a disconnect device and shall always remain readily operable.
Do not remove the outer cover, as this may
result in electric shock. Refer internal service
to your local SHARP service facility.
This unit should only be used within the range of
41°F - 95°F (5°C - 35°C).
■ Volume control
The sound level at a given volume setting depends
on unit efficiency, location, and various other
factors. It is advisable to avoid exposure to high
volume levels, which occurs while turning the unit
on with the volume control setting up high, or while
continually listening at high volumes.
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For U.S. customer only
CONSUMER LIMITED WARRANTY
SHARP ELECTRONICS CORPORATION warrants to the first consumer purchaser that this Sharp brand product (the
"Product"), when ship in its original container, will be free from defective workmanship and materials, and agrees that it will,
at its option, either repair the defect or replace the defective Product or part thereof with a new or remanufactured equivalent
at no charge to the purchaser for parts or labor for the period(s) set forth below.
This warranty does not apply to any appearance items of the Product nor to the additional excluded item(s) set forth below
nor to any Product the exterior of which has been damaged or defaced, which has been subjected to improper voltage or
other misuse, abnormal service or handling, or which has been altered or modified in design or construction.
In order to enforce the rights under this limited warranty, the purchaser should follow the steps set forth below and provide
proof of purchase to the servicer.
The limited warranty described herein is in addition to whatever implied warranties may be granted to purchasers by law.
ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES INCLUDING THE WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR USE ARE
LIMITED TO THE PERIOD(S) FROM THE DATE OF PURCHASE SET FORTH BELOW. Some states do not allow
limitations on how long an implied warranty lasts, so the above limitation may not apply to you.
Neither the sales personnel of the seller nor any other person is authorized to make any warranties other than those
described herein, or to extend the duration of any warranties beyond the time period described herein on behalf of Sharp.
The warranties described herein shall be the sole and exclusive warranties granted by Sharp and shall be the sole and
exclusive remedy available to the purchaser. Correction of defects, in the manner and for the period of time described
herein, shall constitute complete fulfillment of all liabilities and responsibilities of Sharp to the purchaser with respect to the
Product, and shall constitute full satisfaction of all claims, whether based on contract, negligence, strict liability or otherwise.
In no event shall Sharp be liable, or in any way responsible, for any damages or defects in the Product which were caused
by repairs or attempted repairs performed by anyone other than an authorized servicer. Nor shall Sharp be liable or in any
way responsible for any incidental or consequential economic or property damage. Some states do not allow the exclusion
of incidental or consequential damages, so the above exclusion may not apply to you.
THIS WARRANTY GIVES YOU SPECIFIC LEGAL RIGHTS. YOU MAY ALSO HAVE OTHER RIGHTS WHICH VARY
FROM STATE TO STATE.
Model Specific Section
Your Product Model Number & Description:
HT-SB350(BK) Sound Bar System
(Be sure to have this information available when you need
service for your Product.)
Warranty Period for this Product:
One (1) year parts and labor from the date of purchase.
Additional Item(s) Excluded from Warranty Coverage
(if any):
Non-functional accessories, supplies, and consumable
items.
Where to Obtain Service:
At a Sharp Authorized Servicer located in the United States.
To find a location of the nearest Sharp Authorized Servicer,
call Sharp toll free at 1-800-BE-SHARP.
What to do to Obtain Service:
Ship prepaid or carry in your Product to a Sharp Authorized
Servicer. Be sure to have Proof of Purchase available. If
you ship the Product, be sure it is insured and packaged
securely.
TO OBTAIN SUPPLY, ACCESSORY OR PRODUCT INFORMATION, CALL 1-800-BE-SHARP
SHARP ELECTRONICS CORPORATION
Sharp Plaza, Mahwah, New Jersey 07495-1163
Precautions (continued)
Warning:
● The voltage used must be the same as that
specified on this unit. Using this product with
a higher voltage other than that which is
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 that which is specified.
● The supplied AC/DC adaptor contains
no user serviceable parts. Never remove
covers unless qualified to do so. It contains
dangerous voltages, always remove mains
plug from the main outlet jack before any
service operation or when not in use for a
long period.
● The AC/DC adaptor supplied with the HTSB350(BK) must not be used with other
equipment.
● Never use an AC/DC adaptor other than the
one specified. Otherwise, problem or serious
hazards may be created.
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Controls and indicators
1 2 3 4
5
■ Front Panel
6 7 8 9
10 11 12 13 14
16 17
1
LINE IN 2
15
18
2
18
3
4
17 19
5
6
Reference page
1. Standard Indicator....................................11
2. Cinema/Game Indicator...........................11
3. Sport Indicator..........................................11
4. News Indicator..........................................11
5. Information Display
6. DTS Indicator...........................................11
7. Dolby Indicator.........................................11
8. Dolby Prologic II indicator........................ 12
9. Dolby Virtual Sound indicator...................11
10. On/Stand-by Button..................................11
11. Volume Down Button................................11
12. Volume Up Button....................................11
13. Surround Button.......................................11
14. Function Button................................... 9, 13
15. Remote Sensor
16. Left Front Speaker
17. Bass Reflex Duct
18. Subwoofers
19. Right Front Speaker
■ Rear Panel
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
RIGHT
LEFT
LINE IN 1
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
Reference page
Audio Line In 2 Socket.............................. 9
Line In 1 Sockets....................................... 9
DC IN Socket........................................... 10
Coaxial Digital Audio Input Socket............ 9
Optical Digital Audio Input Socket............. 9
Subwoofer Pre Output Socket................... 8
■ Remote Control
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
Reference page
1. Remote Control Transmitter......................10
2. Dolby Virtual Speaker Button....................11
3. Cinema/Game Button
4. Standard Button
5. Volume Up Button.....................................11
6. Subwoofer Level Down Button..................12
7. Volume Down Button.................................11
8. Bass/Treble Button....................................12
9. TV Operation Buttons................................6
10. On/Stand-by Button...................................11
11. Sport Button
12. News Button
13. Subwoofer Level Up Button.......................12
14. Dimmer Button..........................................11
15. Mute Button...............................................13
16. Line Button................................................13
17. Digital 1 Button..........................................13
18. Digital 2 Button..........................................13
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Controls and indicators (continued)
Note:
Before using remote control, please remove plastic
shield at battery holder.
Remote control
Plastic shield
Battery holder
TV Operation Buttons (Only SHARP TV):
On/Stand-by
Button
Sets the TV power to
“ON” or “STAND-BY”.
Input Select Button
(TV)
Press the button to
switch the input source.
Volume Up and
Down Buttons
Turn up/down the TV
volume.
Channel Up and
Down Buttons
Switch up/down the TV
channels.
Note: ● Some models of SHARP TV may not be operable.
● SHARP TV remote control will not work with HT-SB350(BK) system.
System preparation
Make sure to unplug the AC power cord before
installing the unit or changing the position.
Using foot cushions
Select from three installation methods according
to the preferred position.
Using spikes
Nuts (secured on spikes) must be used when
installing spikes.
The unit can be levelled by adjusting the spikes
and nuts.
Option 2
Option 2
Option 1
Attach foot cushions as shown
Note:
Option 1 or option 2 foot cushion positions based
on LCD TV stand.
To mount the unit on the wall
Option 1
Tighten all spikes as shown
Notes:
● Option 1 or option 2 indicates spike positions
based on LCD TV stand.
● When attaching the spikes, place the unit on
a cushion or soft cloth to avoid damage.
Caution:
When using these spikes on glossy or slippery
table such as on glass top, stick foot cushions at
the bottom of the spikes to avoid slippage.
Caution:
● Be very careful to prevent the unit [4.19 lbs. (1.90
kg)] from falling when mounting on the wall.
● Before mounting, check the wall strength. (Do not
put on the veneer plaster or whitewashed wall. The
unit may fall.) If unsure, consult a qualified service
technician.
● Mounting screws are not supplied. Use appropriate ones.
● Check all wall mount angle screws for looseness.
● Select a good location. If not, accidents may occur
or the unit may get damaged.
● SHARP is not responsible for accidents resulting from improper installation.
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System preparation (continued)
■ 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.
1/8” (3.2 mm)
3/16”
(5 mm)
3/8” (9 mm)
Min. 7/8” (22 mm)
■ Wall mount angle fixed to
the wall (Horizontal position)
Fix the pattern paper to the wall in horizontal
position as below.
44 mm
29 mm
Wall surface
Note:
Make sure all screws are fully tightened. (screws
are not supplied)
■ Installing the sound bar
Align the wall mount slot at the unit to the
wall mount angle.
Wall surface
29 mm
Pattern paper
Make a hole on the wall following the screw point
marks on the pattern paper by using a drill.
1-1/4” (32 mm)
3/8” (8-9 mm)
Wall surface
3 Fix a wall mount plug into the hole using a
hammer, until it is flush with the wall surface.
1-1/4” (32 mm)
3/8” (8-9 mm)
Wall surface
Screw the wall mount angle to the wall as shown
in the illustration. (Total screw is 8 pieces)
Wall mount angle
Wall surface
Wall mount angle
Wall mount angle
Slot the unit into the wall mount angle.
3 Fix them securely.
509 mm
Wall surface 44 mm
Wall surface
(screws x 4)
(screws x 4)
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Placing the sound bar
Installation image:
■ Using other subwoofer
TV
VCR
Place
the
unit as
shown.
You can connect a subwoofer with an amplifier to
the SUBWOOFER PRE OUT socket.
Audio cable
(commercially
available)
Sound bar
DVD player
Notes:
● As the sound from the speaker is omni-directional, you can place it anywhere you like.
However, it is recommended to place it as
close to the TV as possible.
● The front panel of the unit is not removable.
Caution:
● Do not change the installation direction when
the unit is turned on.
● Do not stand or sit on the unit as you may be
injured.
Audio signal
To audio input
socket
To SUBWOOFER PRE
OUT socket
Commercially
available subwoofer
(amplifier built in)
Note:
No sound is heard from the subwoofer without a
built-in amplifier.
Falling prevention
Safety wires (not supplied) are useful to prevent the unit from falling off
the table.
Loop the safety wires (not supplied)
into each hole as shown and tie the
safety wires to the LCD TV stand.
Sound bar connections to TVs
Caution:
Turn off all other equipment before making
any connections.
Tuner receiving for other audio system
● Placing the antenna near the unit AC
power cord may cause noise pick up.
Place the antenna away from the unit for
better reception.
Notes:
● To connect to TV, use either digital or
analog terminals located at the rear of
the unit.
● Refer the operation manual of the equipment to be connected.
● Fully insert the plugs to avoid fuzzy pictures or noises.
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Sound bar connections to TVs (continued)
■ Connecting to a TV
Digital connection:
To COAXIAL
input socket
Audio signal
Coaxial digital
audio cable
(commercially
available)
Audio signal
Connect to the TV using an optical digital audio
cable or a coaxial digital audio cable.
To optical
TV
digital audio
output socket
Optical digital
audio cable
(commercially
available)
To OPTICAL
input socket
TV
To headphone
jack
Audio cable
(not supplied)
To AUDIO
LINE IN 2
jack
To audio output
jacks
RCA cable
(supplied)
To LINE IN
Sound
1 jacks
bar
■ Connecting a digital tuner, etc.
Connect to the digital tuner, etc. using an optical
digital audio cable or a coaxial digital audio cable.
To select DIGITAL 1 (coaxial input) or DIGITAL
2 (optical input) function:
● On the unit: Press FUNCTION button repeatedly until “d1” or “d2” is displayed.
● On remote control: Press DIGITAL 1 or DIGITAL
2 button and “d1” or “d2” is displayed.
Analog connection:
Notes:
● If the TV volume is continuously in low level,
the unit will automatically power off. Increase
the TV output volume to enjoy the sound from
the speaker.
● If the speaker volume is continuously in very
high level, the unit will mute and recover after
3 seconds.
To the TV (video)
Coaxial digital
audio cable
(commercially
available)
To COAXIAL
input socket
Audio signal
If the TV/monitor has an audio output, connect it to the
LINE IN 1 or LINE IN 2 jacks on the rear of the unit.
To select LINE IN 1 or LINE IN 2 function:
● On the unit: Press FUNCTION button repeatedly until “L1” or “L2” is displayed.
● On remote control: Press LINE button repeatedly until “L1” or “L2” is displayed.
To select DIGITAL 1 (coaxial input) or DIGITAL
2 (optical input) function:
● On the unit: Press FUNCTION button repeatedly until “d1” or “d2” is displayed.
● On remote control: Press DIGITAL 1 or DIGITAL
2 button and “d1” or “d2” is displayed.
To coaxial digital audio
To optical
output socket
digital audio
output socket
Audio signal
Sound
bar
Optical digital
audio cable
(commercially
available)
To OPTICAL
input socket
Sound bar
Note:
When connecting with an optical digital cable, set
the digital output of the digital tuner to PCM. Refer
to the operation manual of the digital tuner.
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AC power connection
After checking all the connections have been made
correctly, connect the AC power cord to the AC power
input jack, then to the AC outlet.
AC/DC Adaptor
Cable
■ Using with the AC/DC adaptor
1 Plug the AC power cord into the AC/DC adaptor.
2 Plug the AC/DC adaptor cable into the DC INPUT jack on the unit.
3 Plug the AC power cord into an AC outlet.
Notes:
● There will be no indication during power standby mode unless the ON/STAND-BY button is
pressed.
● Unplug the AC/DC adaptor from the AC outlet if the
unit will not be used for a prolonged period of time.
● Use only the supplied AC/DC adaptor. Using other
AC/DC adaptor may cause an electric shock or
fire.
2
DC IN jack
(DC 12V)
LINE IN 2
RIGHT
LEFT
LINE IN 1
AC power cord
1
AC/DC Adaptor
AC outlet (AC 100 - 240 V ~ 50/60 Hz)
Caution:
If this product is to be used in other than 120 V region,
please change the AC power cord to suit the region.
Remote control
■ Battery installation
This product contains a CR Coin Lithium Battery
which contains Perchlorate Material – special
handling may apply, California residents, see
www.dtsc.ca.gov/hazardouswaste/perchlorate/
Insert pin into the hole as shown and pull to
open the battery holder.
Pin
Back of
remote control
Remove the old battery from the battery holder, insert the new battery and then slide the
battery holder back into the remote control.
Battery holder
Polarity (+) symbol
Battery type
Locking tab
Positive (+) side up
Precautions for battery use:
Remove the battery if the unit will not be used for a
long period of time. This will prevent potential damage
due to battery leakage.
Caution:
● Do not use rechargeable battery (nickel-cadmium
battery, etc.).
● Danger of explosion if battery is incorrectly replaced.
● Replace only with the same or equivalent type.
● Batteries (battery pack or batteries installed) shall
not be exposed to excessive heat such as sunshine, fire or the like.
● Installing the battery incorrectly may cause the
unit to malfunction.
Notes concerning use:
● Replace the battery if the operating distance is
reduced or if the operation becomes erratic. Purchase “CR 2025”, coin lithium battery.
● Periodically clean the transmitter on the remote
control and the sensor on the unit with a soft
cloth.
● Exposing the sensor on the unit to strong light
may interfere with operation. Change the lighting
or the direction of the unit if this occurs.
● Keep the remote control away from moisture,
heat, shock, and vibrations.
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General control
■ Muting
The volume is muted temporarily
when pressing the MUTE button
on the remote control. Press again
to restore the volume.
■ Preset sound mode
■ To turn the power on
Press the ON/STAND-BY button.
The sound mode indicator and display light up.
Note:
If the power does not turn on, check whether
the power cord is plugged in properly.
To set the unit to stand-by mode:
Press the ON/STAND-BY button again.
Main unit operation:
To change to a different mode, press the SURROUND button repeatedly until the desired sound
mode lights up.
Remote control operation:
Press a desired sound mode on the remote control.
STANDARD
STANDARD
CINEMA/GAME
CINEMA/GAME
SPORT
SPORT
■ Display brightness control
NEWS
Press the DIMMER button to adjust the brightness
of the display and sound mode indicator.
Sound mode indicator and display bright
Sound mode indicator and display dim
Sound mode indicator and display off. Pressing any
button will light up the display for 3 seconds only.
■ Volume auto fade-in
If you turn off and on the unit with the volume set
to 40 or higher, the volume starts at 20 and fades
in to the last set level.
NEWS
WOW HD is on for nominal effect
WOW HD is on for nominal effect.
WOWHD
HDon
onfor
forcinema/game
cinema/game sound
sound effect
effect
WOW
WOW HD on for sport broadcasting
WOW HD on for sport broadcasting
WOW HD on for news
WOW HD on for news
■ Dolby Virtual Speaker
(DVS) sound mode
The Dolby Virtual Speaker (DVS) creates virtual
surrounds comparable to the 5.1ch sound produced
by the 2.1ch speaker. When setting DVS to “ON”
for 2 channel stereo signals, Dolby Pro Logic II
brings out virtual sound effects through the signals
converted into 5.1ch.
Press the DVS button.
The Dolby Virtual Speaker indicator lights up.
■ Volume control
Unit operation:
Press volume up (VOL. + ) to increase the volume
and press volume down (VOL. – ) to decrease
the volume.
Remote control operation:
Press the VOLUME + button to increase the volume
and the VOLUME – button to decrease the volume.
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Notes:
● Monaural signals do not generate surround effects.
● DVS sound effect may not be obtained depending on signal types (the Dolby Virtual Speaker
indicator blinks). In this case, set the DVS mode
to “OFF”.
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General control (continued)
The Dolby Virtual Speaker creates multichannellike sound effects.
Compared with the cinema mode, the bass
sound level is slightly reduced.
The Dolby Pro Logic II indicator also lights up
if 2ch sound signals are detected.
● DVS can only be turned on using remote control.
● If you turn ON DVS, WOW HD will automatically
turn OFF.
● The DVS can be turned OFF by pressing any of
the preset sound mode buttons.
This product incorporates decoders supporting the
Dolby Digital system and DTS system.
■ Subwoofer level control
The speaker level can be adjusted.
To increase the level, press
the SUBWOOFER LEVEL
button.
To decrease the level, press -5 -4 ... 4 5
the SUBWOOFER LEVEL
button.
Note:
When sound from the speaker is distorted,
decrease the subwoofer level.
■ Bass control
Press the BASS/TREBLE button to select
DTS (Digital
Theater
Systems)
One of the digital audio
systems for theatrical use.
As the sound quality is emphasized, you can enjoy the
realistic sound effect in the
home theater system.
Lights up when detecting
DTS signal.
■ Treble control
Press the BASS/TREBLE button to select
Dolby Digital
One of the digital audio
systems for theatrical use.
You can also enjoy the
stereophonic effect in the
home theater system.
Lights up when detecting
Dolby Digital signal.
Dolby Pro
Logic II
“BASS”.
Within 5 seconds, press the VOLUME
(+ or –) button to adjust the bass.
-5
+5
“TREBLE”.
Within 5 seconds, press the VOLUME
System expanding 2ch
stereo sound to more spacious sound. When setting
Dolby Virtual speaker to
“ON”, Dolby Pro Logic II is
activated to enjoy the stereo
sound effect.
Lights up when Dolby Pro
Logic II is activated.
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(+ or –) button to adjust the treble.
-5
+5
General control (continued)
■ General
■ Function
Symptom
On the unit:
When the FUNCTION button is pressed, the input
LINE IN 1
source will change. Press it
repeatedly to select desired
LINE IN 2
input source.
On remote control:
Press the LINE button repeatedly to select “L1” (LINE IN DIGITAL 1
1 input) or “L2” (LINE IN
2 input).
DIGITAL 2
Press the DIGITAL 1 button
to select „d1” or DIGITAL 2
button to select „d2”.
Note:
The backup function will protect the memorized
function mode for a few hours should there be
a power failure or the AC power cord becomes
disconnected.
Auto power on function:
When you press the LINE / DIGITAL 1 / DIGITAL
2 button on the remote control, the unit will turn on
at the selected function.
Auto power off and auto detect signal:
● The unit will automatically go to stand-by
mode (indicator turns red) if :
1. No signal is detected within 20 minutes.
2. “d1” or “d2” display is blinking for 20 minutes
during power on.
● The unit will automatically power ON if it detects audio signal from connected equipment,
unless it is turned off manually.
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 authorised SHARP
dealer or service center.
Possible cause
No sound is heard. ● Is the input signal
(selection) set
properly?
● Is the volume level set
to “0”?
● Is muting activated?
Noise is heard
during playback.
● Move the unit away
When a button is
pressed, the unit
does not respond.
● Set this unit to the
The power is not
turned on.
● Is the unit unplugged?
from any computers
or mobile phones.
stand-by mode and
then turn it back on.
(Refer to page 10)
● The protection circuit
may be activated.
Unplug and plug in
the power cord again
after 5 minutes or
more.
The information
is not displayed
even if the unit is
turned on.
● Is the unit set to
“Dimmer display off”
mode?
■ Remote control
Symptom
Possible cause
The remote control ● Is the battery polarity
does not operate
correct?
properly.
● Is the battery dead?
● Is the distance or
angle incorrect?
● Are there any
obstructions in front of
the unit?
● Is there a strong light
shining on the remote
sensor?
● Is the remote control
for another equipment
used simultaneously?
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Troubleshooting chart
(continued)
Symptom
■ If problem occurs
Possible cause
The unit cannot be ● Is the AC power cord
turned on with the
of the unit plugged in?
remote control.
● Is the battery
inserted?
TV cannot be
operated with the
remote control.
● Depending on the
model, some or all
functions may not be
operable using the
remote control of this
unit. In this case, use
the remote control
supplied with the TV.
When this product is subjected to strong external
interference (mechanical shock, excessive static
electricity, abnormal supply voltage due to lightning, etc.) or if it is operated incorrectly, it may
malfunction.
If such a problem occurs, do the following:
Set the unit to the stand-by mode and turn the
power on again.
If the unit is not restored in the previous
operation, unplug and plug in the unit, and
then turn the power on.
Error indicators and
warnings
■ Condensation
Sudden temperature changes, storage or operation
in an extremely humid environment may cause condensation inside the cabinet or on the transmitter
on the remote control.
Condensation can cause the unit to malfunction.
If this happens, leave the power on until normal
operation is possible (about 1 hour). Wipe off any
condensation on the transmitter with a soft cloth
before operating the unit.
When you fail to perform operations properly, the
following messages are displayed on the unit.
Display
Meaning
● Malfunction of the surround
or
or
■ Factory reset, clearing all
setting
circuit. Place the unit away
from noise source and plug
the AC power cord into
another AC outlet. (*)
● When there is no input
Make sure to disconnect all audio input cables
attached to the unit before performing the
factory reset.
1. Press the ON/STAND-BY button to enter the
power stand-by mode.
2. While pressing the SURROUND button, press
and hold the ON/STAND-BY button until “CL”
appears.
Caution:
This operation will erase all data stored in
memory.
signal. Play back the
connected equipment.
● Nonstandard signal. Cannot
be recognized.
Signals other than DOLBY
DIGITAL, DTS, Linear PCM
cannot be recognized.
● Poor connection of the
digital audio input terminal.
Turn off the unit and check
(Display blinks
if the cable is connected
continuously)
properly.
or
● When the protection circuit
Power indicator (blinks red)
is activated.
(*): Should the same message appear even if the
unit is unplugged and plugged in or is set to the
stand-by mode and on again, contact your local
dealer where you purchased the unit.
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Maintenance
■ Cleaning the cabinet
Periodically wipe the cabinet with a soft cloth.
Caution:
● Do not use chemicals for cleaning (petrol, paint
thinner, etc.). It may damage the cabinet finish.
● Do not apply oil to the inside of each component. It may cause malfunctions.
Specifications
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 unit. There may be some deviations from these
values in individual unit.
■ General
Power source DC IN 12V
4A: AC/DC
adaptor
(AC 100 - 240 V ~ 50/60 Hz)
Power
consumption
11 W
Maximum
output power
32 W
Speaker
2.1-way Speaker System
Front Speakers:
1-1/2” (40 mm) Full Range
Impedance: 12 ohms/channel.
Subwoofer:
2-1/4” (57 mm) Woofer x 4
Impedance: 3 ohms
(12 ohms x 4 parallel connection)
Input
terminals
Analog input (LINE 1):
RCA type x 1pair (L/R)
500 mV / 47 kohms
Analog input (LINE 2):
Stereo mini jack Ø 3.5 mm
100 mV / 47 kohms
Coaxial digital input
(DIGITAL 1):
RCA type x 1
Optical digital input (DIGITAL 2):
Square type x 1
Audio output
terminals
Subwoofer Pre Out: 10
kohms
Dimensions
Width: 33-1/2” (851 mm)
Height: 3-3/4” (96 mm)
Depth: 2-3/4” (70 mm)
Weight
4.19 lbs. (1.90 kg)
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