OPERATION MANUAL
BEDIENUNGSANLEITUNG
MODE D’EMPLOI
MANUALE DI ISTRUZIONI
MANUAL DE MANEJO
GEBRUIKSAANWIJZING
ENGLISH
DEUTSCH
FRANÇAIS
ITALIANO
ESPAÑOL
LCD COLOUR TELEVISION
LCD-FARBFERNSEHGERÄT
TÉLÉVISION COULEUR À ÉCRAN
À CRISTAUX LIQUIDES (LCD)
TELEVISORE A COLORI LCD
TELEVISIÓN EN COLOR LCD
LCD-KLEURENTELEVISIE
NEDERLANDS
LC-20S5E-BK
LC-20S5E-WH
SPECIAL NOTE FOR USERS IN THE UK
The mains lead of this product is fitted with a non-rewireable (moulded) plug incorporating a 3A fuse. Should the fuse need to
and of the same rating as above, which is also indicated
be replaced, a BSI or ASTA approved BS 1362 fuse marked or
on the pin face of the plug, must be used.
Always refit the fuse cover after replacing the fuse. Never use the plug without the fuse cover fitted.
In the unlikely event of the socket outlet in your home not being compatible with the plug supplied, cut off the mains plug and fit
an appropriate type.
DANGER: The fuse from the cut-off plug should be removed and the cut-off plug destroyed immediately and disposed of in a
safe manner.
ASA
Under no circumstances should the cut-off plug be inserted elsewhere into a 13A socket outlet, as a serious electric
shock may occur.
To fit an appropriate plug to the mains lead, follow the instructions below:
IMPORTANT: The wires in the mains lead are coloured in accordance with the following code:
Blue : Neutral
Brown : Live
As the colours of the wires in the mains lead of this product may not correspond with the coloured markings identifying the
terminals in your plug, proceed as follows;
• The wire which is coloured blue must be connected to the plug terminal which is marked N or coloured black.
• The wire which is coloured brown must be connected to the plug terminal which is marked L or coloured red.
Ensure that neither the brown nor the blue wire is connected to the earth terminal in your three-pin plug.
Before replacing the plug cover make sure that:
• If the new fitted plug contains a fuse, its value is the same as that removed from the cut-off plug.
• The cord grip is clamped over the sheath of the mains lead, and not simply over the lead wires.
IF YOU HAVE ANY DOUBT, CONSULT A QUALIFIED ELECTRICIAN.
ENGLISH
LC-20S5E-BK
LC-20S5E-WH
LCD COLOUR TELEVISION
ENGLISH
Contents
OPERATION MANUAL
Supplied Accessories................................................ 1
Sound Mode Settings.......................................... 10
Important Safety Precautions................................... 2
Setup Settings...................................................... 11
Dear SHARP Customer.............................................. 2
NICAM and A2 Stereo Broadcast Selection........ 10
Preparation.................................................................. 3
Programmes........................................................ 12
Setting the TV......................................................... 3
Using the Programme Table................................ 13
How to Fix the Cables............................................ 3
Wide Mode........................................................... 13
How to Prevent the LCD TV Set from Falling Over... 3
Feature Settings................................................... 13
Installing Batteries in the Remote Control.............. 4
Child Lock............................................................ 14
Using the Remote Control...................................... 4
Teletext...................................................................... 15
Part Names of the Remote Control........................... 5
Appendix................................................................... 15
Part Names of the Main Unit...................................... 6
PC compatibility chart......................................... 15
Connecting External Devices.................................... 7
RS-232C port specifications................................ 16
Basic Operation.......................................................... 8
Troubleshooting................................................... 17
First Installation...................................................... 8
Specifications...................................................... 18
Selecting Menu Items............................................ 8
End of Life Disposal................................................. 19
Useful Features........................................................... 9
Picture Adjustments............................................... 9
Sound Adjustments................................................ 9
Picture Mode Settings............................................ 9
Dimensional Drawings
• The dimensional drawings for this model are shown on the
inside of the back cover.
Supplied Accessories
Make sure the following accessories are provided with the LCD TV set.
Wireless remote control
“AA” size batteries (×2)
AC cord
* Product shape may vary from
country to country.
pages 4 and 5
page 4
page 3
Cable tie (×1)
page 3
Operation manual
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Dear SHARP Customer
Thank you for your purchase of the SHARP LCD colour TV product. To ensure safety and many years of troublefree operation of your product, please read the Important Safety Precautions carefully before using this product.
Important Safety Precautions
• Cleaning—Unplug the AC cord
from the AC outlet before cleaning
the product. Use a damp cloth to
clean the product. Do not use liquid
cleaners or aerosol cleaners.
• 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.
• 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.
• 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.
• 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 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.
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• The LCD panel used in this product
is made of glass. Therefore, it can
break when the product is dropped or
applied with impact. Be careful not to
be injured by broken glass pieces in
case the LCD panel breaks.
• Heat sources—Keep the product
away from heat sources such as
radiators, heaters, stoves and other
heat-generating products (including
amplifiers).
• Do not place vases or any other waterfilled containers on this product. The water
may spill onto the product causing fire or
electric shock.
• 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.
The LCD panel is a very high technology product with
921,600 thin film transistors, giving you fine picture details.
Due to the very large number of pixels, a few non-active
pixels may occasionally appear on the screen as a fixed
point of blue, green or red.
This is within product specifications and does not
constitute a fault.
Do not display a still picture for a long time, as this could
cause an afterimage to remain.
There is power consumption always if main plug is
connected.
Preparation
Setting the TV
Rear view
Round lock for
Kensington Security
Standard slot*
Removing the terminal
cover
* Using the Kensington Lock
• This LCD TV set has a
Kensington Security Standard
slot for use with a Kensington
MicroSaver Security System.
Refer to the information that
came with the system for
instructions on how to use it to
secure the LCD TV set.
Place the TV close to
the AC outlet, and keep
the power plug within
reach.
Pull down the hooks to open the
cover.
AC INPUT
terminal
(220-240 V)
75-ohm coaxial cable
(round cable)
To antenna terminal (
)
Antenna terminal (
AC cord
Product shape may vary
from country to country.
)
NOTE
• Unplug the AC cord from the LCD TV set and power outlet when the LCD TV set is not to be used for a long period of time.
• Please ensure your 75-ohm coaxial cable is fitted with a DIN 45325 (IEC169-2) coaxial plug and plug it into the antenna terminal at the rear of
the LCD TV set (antenna cable not supplied).
How to Fix the Cables
How to Prevent the LCD TV Set from Falling Over
Secure cables and cords with the supplied cable
tie so that they do not get caught when mounting
the cover.
To prevent the LCD TV set from falling over in case of earthquakes and so on,
strap it onto the wall by threading one end of the string through the hook on the
LCD TV set (①) and fastening the LCD TV set with the string attached to the
hook on the wall or the post, etc. (②).
(An example of strapping the LCD TV set onto the wall is shown below.)
• The string and hook are commercially available.
①
2
Cable tie
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Preparation (continued)
Installing Batteries in the Remote Control
Before using the LCD TV set for the first time, install the two “AA” size batteries (supplied) in the remote control. When the batteries
become depleted and the remote control fails to operate, replace the batteries with new “AA” size batteries.
1
Press and slide the battery cover
to open it.
2
3
Insert two supplied “AA” size batteries.
Close the battery cover.
• Place batteries with their terminals
corresponding to the (+) and (–)
indications in the battery compartment.
Caution!
Precautions regarding batteries
Improper use of batteries can result in a leakage of chemicals and/or explosion. Be sure to follow the instructions below.
• Different types of batteries have different characteristics. Do not mix batteries of different types.
• Do not mix old and new batteries. Mixing old and new batteries can shorten the life of new batteries and/or cause old batteries to
leak chemicals.
• Remove batteries as soon as they are depleted. Chemicals that leak from batteries can cause a rash. If chemical leakage is
found, wipe it off with a cloth.
• The batteries supplied with the LCD TV set may have a shorter operating time due to storage conditions.
• If the remote control is not to be used for an extended period of time, remove the batteries from the remote control.
Using the Remote Control
Use the remote control by pointing it towards the remote sensor window of the main unit. Objects between the remote control and
sensor window may prevent proper operation.
5m
30°
30°
Cautions regarding use of the remote control
• Do not apply shock to the remote control. In addition, do not expose the remote control to
liquids, and do not place it in an area with high humidity.
• Do not install or place the remote control in direct sunlight. The heat may cause deformation
to it.
• The remote control may not work properly if the remote sensor window is in direct sunlight
or strong light. In such a case, change the angle of the lighting or main unit, or operate the
remote control closer to the remote sensor window.
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Remote control sensor
Part Names of the Remote Control
(Power)
Switches the LCD TV set power on or
standby.
Channel Select
TV input mode: Selects the channel.
This LCD TV set allows you to select
up to 99 channels (1 to 99).
Teletext mode: Selects the page.
(P. 15)
(Flashback)
Switches the channels between the
currently tuned one and the previous
one.
(Wide Mode) (P. 13)
Switches the Wide mode between
Auto, 4:3 and 16:9 modes.
Auto
4:3
BACKLIGHT (P. 9)
Switches the brightness of the display
between Bright, Medium and Dark.
Backlight : Bright
(Mute)
Switches the sound on and off.
Sound : Off
Right/Left Selection (P. 8)
(Teletext) (P. 15)
Displays the Teletext mode screen.
OK, Programme Table (P. 8,13)
END (P. 8)
Returns to normal screen.
(+)/(–) (Volume)
Changes the sound volume.
Volume
10
P ( )/( ) (Channel)
TV input mode: Selects the channel.
• Channel “0” is reserved for RF output
of VCR.
• Channels not set with “Automatic
search” or via “Setup” are set to be
skipped and therefore cannot be
displayed using P ( )/( ).
Teletext mode: Selects the page.
(P. 15)
(Input)
Switches the input source between
EXT1, EXT2, EXT3, PC and TV
modes.
Mode:
EXT1
(Hold) (P. 15)
Temporarily holds the current Teletext
page.
Colour (Red/Green/Yellow/Blue) (P. 15)
TELETEXT: Select a page.
(Subtitle) (P. 15)
Displays the Teletext Subtitle directly.
(Subpage) (P. 15)
Displays the Teletext Subpage directly.
(Top/Bottom/Full) (P. 15)
Set the area of magnification in
Teletext mode.
MENU (P. 8)
Displays the TV menu.
Returns to the previous screen.
EXT2
EXT1
Upwards/Downwards Selection (P. 8)
(Reveal) (P. 15)
Displays hidden information such as
solutions to riddles and puzzles.
Sound : On
• When
(+)/(–) is pressed in the
Mute mode, the sound turns on, and
the volume indicator is displayed.
• The Mute function is cancelled when
is pressed.
16:9
(Sound) (P. 10)
Switches to the sound mode.
Backlight : Medium
Backlight : Dark
EXT3
EXT2
TV
1 S- 6
EXT3
PC
PC
NOTE
• EXT1: Select this mode when viewing
the signals from the video equipment
connected to the EXT1 (21-pin EuroSCART) terminal.
• EXT2: Select this mode when viewing
the signals from the decoder and other
audio-visual equipment connected
to the EXT2 (21-pin Euro-SCART)
terminal.
• EXT3: Select this mode when viewing
the signals from the video equipment
connected to the EXT3 terminals using
the VIDEO or S-VIDEO terminal for
video input.
If both VIDEO and S-VIDEO terminals
are connected with cables, the SVIDEO input terminal is selected as the
high priority.
• PC: Select this mode when viewing the
signals from the PC connected to the
PC terminals.
SLEEP (P. 13)
Set the sleep timer on (in units of 30
min. up to max. 2 hr.) and off.
(Display Information)
The status display appears by
pressing
.
NOTE
• There is a protective film covering the face of the remote control. Please remove this film before use.
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Part Names of the Main Unit
Controls
Control panel
■ Using the control panel of the main unit
•
(Input), P ( )/( ) (Channel),
(+)/(–) (Volume) and MENU on the control
panel of the main unit have the same functions as the same buttons on the remote
control. Fundamentally, this operation manual provides a description based on operation
using the remote control.
(MAIN POWER)
• The STANDBY/ON indicator instantly changes from red to green
and the LCD TV set is turned on.
• To turn off the main power, press
again.
■Operating the menu with the control panel (See
page 8.)
Button operations on the control panel correspond to the ones on
the remote control as shown below.
OK on the remote control
(Input)
MENU
P(
Speaker
)/(
) (Channel)
(+)/(–) (Volume)
MENU on the remote control
▲/▼ on the remote control
◀/▶ on the remote control
Headphones
Plug the headphone mini-plug into the
headphone jack.
Adjust the sound volume using
(+)/(–)
on the remote control.
On-screen display
Volume
10
Remote sensor
STANDBY/ON indicator
The STANDBY/ON indicator
lights up green when the power
is on, and red when in the
standby mode (the indicator will
not light when the main power
is off).
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NOTE
• Headphones are not included in the supplied
accessories.
• No sound is heard from the main unit
speakers when a headphone mini-plug is
connected into the headphone jack.
• Do not set the volume at a high level. Hearing
experts advise against extended listening at
high volume levels.
Connecting External Devices
You can enjoy picture and sound by connecting devices, such as a VCR or
home video game system, to the terminals located on the rear of the LCD
TV set.
When connecting an external device, turn off the power of the LCD TV set
first to prevent any possible damage.
Terminals
EXT1
RGB (21-pin
Euro-SCART)
EXT2
AV (21-pin
Euro-SCART)
21-pin
Euro-SCART
connector*
Antenna terminal
21-pin
Euro-SCART
connector*
Audio
cable*
AUDIO OUT
AUDIO OUT (L)
AUDIO OUT (R)
ø 3.5 mm
stereo
minijack
cable*
PC TERMINAL
15-pin mini D-sub
AUDIO (L/R) mini
RS-232C
RGB
cable*
RGB/DVI
conversion
cable*
Audio (L/R)
To EXT1 terminal
To EXT2 terminal
<Example>
VCR
DVD Player
<Example>
Decoder
EXT3
S-VIDEO
S-Video Cable*
VIDEO
AUDIO (L)
AUDIO (R)
S-Video
To AUDIO OUT terminal
<Example>
Audio amplifier
To PC terminal
<Example>
Personal Computer
To EXT3 terminal
<Example>
DVD Player
VCR
Camcorder
Home video game system
Video
Audio (L)
Audio (R)
Audio/Video cable*
NOTE
• The cables marked with * are commercially available items.
• For more information about external device connections, see the operation manuals of your external devices.
• Make sure that the corresponding cables are connected to each terminal. Connecting other cables may result in a malfunction.
• EXT3 has two terminals, VIDEO and S-VIDEO terminals. If your external device has an S-VIDEO terminal, S-VIDEO connection is
recommended. S-VIDEO provides a finer, more detailed picture. If both terminals are connected, S-VIDEO terminal takes a priority.
• The PC input terminals are DDC1/2B-compatible.
• Refer to page 15 for a list of PC signals compatible with the TV.
• Macintosh adaptor may be required for use for some Macintosh computers.
• When connecting to a PC, the correct input signal type is automatically detected.
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Basic Operation
First Installation
Selecting Menu Items
When you turn on the LCD TV set for the first time, the
First Installation routine, which makes installation easier, is
activated. Using this routine, you can select the on-screen
display language and automatically search for and store all
the receivable TV channels.
NOTE
• You can also execute the First Installation routine by selecting “First
installation” on the Setup Menu screen.
For selecting the menu items, see the right column.
The menus can be used to adjust the various settings of your
LCD TV set.
For details on setting each menu item, refer to the page
number indicated below.
NOTE
• The illustrations and on-screen displays in this manual are for
explanation purposes and may vary slightly from the actual
appearance.
• “Programmes” or “First installation” cannot be set when the EXT1,
EXT2, EXT3 or PC mode is selected as an input mode.
• Settings most recently adjusted will be saved in memory.
■ Using the remote control
1
2
1
2
3
4
5
Press
(MAIN POWER) on the LCD TV set.
• The “First installation” screen with a list of the languages for the
on-screen display is displayed.
Press ▲/▼/◀/▶ to select the desired language, and press
OK.
English
Russian
Español
Português
Deutsch
Türkçe
Français
Greek
Italiano
Suomi
Svenska
Polski
Nederlands
Press ▲/▼ to select the desired item, and press ◀/▶ to make
the setting.
Country
Colour system
Sound system
Start search
Germany
PAL
B/G
NOTE
• You can change “Colour system” and “Sound system” only
when “Other count.” is selected in “Country”.
Press ▲/▼ to select “Start search”, and press OK.
• The automatic programme search begins.
Press END to exit.
NOTE
• After the First installation routine, you can change the settings of
“Language” (page 11), and perform “Automatic search” (page 12)
again.
3
4
Press MENU to display the Menu screen.
Press ◀/▶ to select the desired menu item.
• The cursor moves left or right.
• The cursor indicates the selected menu item.
Press ▲/▼ to select the desired item, and press ◀/▶ to adjust
the selected item.
Press MENU to return to the previous screen or END to return
to the normal screen.
Picture
AV mode
Backlight
Contrast
Brightness
Colour
Tint
Sharpness
Black
Film mode
DNR
Colour temp.
Reset
Sound
Treble
[
Bass
[
Balance
[
Loudsp. sound
Auto vol.
Clear voice
Sound wide
Reset
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L
+
+
+
+
+
+
R
Page
9
9
9
9
9
9
9
9
9
9
9
9
Page
9
9
9
10
10
10
10
9
Setup
Programmes
First installation
Wide mode
EXT connections
Language
Page
12
8
13
11
11
Features
Power management
Sleep timer
Auto power off
Blue screen
Child lock
Page
13
13
13
13
13
The bar below is an operational guide for the remote
control. The bar will change in accordance with each
menu setting screen.
:Select
[ DYNAMIC ]
[ Bright ]
[
50 ] ‒
[
0 ] ‒
[
+4 ] ‒
[
0 ]
[
+2 ] ‒
O K: E n t e r
MENU: B a c k
END: E x i t
Useful Features
Selected item
◀ button
▶ button
Treble
For weaker treble
For stronger treble
Balance
Decrease audio from
the right speaker.
Decrease audio from
the left speaker.
Bass
For weaker bass
For stronger bass
NOTE
For the picture and sound adjustments
• When resetting all adjustment items to factory preset values,
perform the following procedure.
① Press ▲/▼ to select “Reset”, and press OK.
② Press ▲/▼ to select “Yes”, and press OK.
Picture Mode Settings
Picture Adjustments
Adjust the picture to suit your prefer­ence. See the table below
for the adjustment items.
1
2
3
4
Press MENU to display the Menu screen.
Press ◀/▶ to select “Picture”.
Press ▲/▼ to select a specific adjustment item.
Press ◀/▶ to adjust the item to your desired position, and
press END to exit.
◀ button
▶ button
Contrast
For less contrast
For more contrast
Colour
For less colour intensity
For more colour
intensity
Brightness
Tint
Sharpness
For less brightness
Skin tones become
purplish.
For less sharpness
Description
V-Pos.
To adjust the vertical position of the image on
the PC Monitor screen. Each video standard will
require a different value for this setting.
Clock
Phase
To adjust the brightness of PC Monitor screen.
To adjust the horizontal position of the image on
the PC Monitor screen. Each video standard will
require a different value for this setting.
To minimize any vertical bars or stripes visible on
the screen background.
Press END to exit.
AV mode
Adjust the sound quality and volume to suit your preference.
See the table below for the adjustment items.
Press MENU to display the Menu screen.
Press ◀/▶ to select “Sound”.
Press ▲/▼ to select a specific adjustment item.
Press ◀/▶ to adjust the item to your desired position, and
press END to exit.
Choice
DYNAMIC
STANDARD
SOFT
ECO
USER
Backlight*1
Bright
Medium
Dark
Black
Film mode
For a highly defined image in a
normally bright room.
Creates a softer image.
Reduces power consumption.
Allows the user to customise
settings as desired. You can set
the mode for each input source.
Bright
Maximum brightness.
Dark
Sufficiently bright when viewing
in dim areas.
Medium
On
On
Off
DNR
Description
For a clear-cut image
emphasising high contrast for
sports viewing.
Adjust the screen brightness.
Off
This must be adjusted after the frequency has
been set optimize picture quality.
Sound Adjustments
1
2
3
4
Press ▲/▼ to select the picture mode, and press OK.
For more sharpness
To adjust the contrast of PC Monitor screen.
H-Pos.
Press ▲/▼ to select the desired item, and press OK.
Skin tones become
greenish.
Contrast
Brightness
2
3
4
Perform steps 1 and 2 in Picture Adjustments to display the
Picture Menu screen.
For more brightness
Adjustment items for PC source
Selected Item
1
Selected items
Adjustment items for AV source
Selected item
You can make various picture mode settings.
High
Middle
Suitable for viewing in well-lit
areas. Saves energy.
For easier viewing, change the
viewing depth by selecting a
level for automatically adjusting
the dark portion of an image.
Automatically detect a filmbased source (originally
encoded at 24/25 frames/
second, depending on the
vertical frequency), analyses
it then recreates each still film
frame for high-definition picture
quality.
Produce a clearer image.
Low
Colour temp.*2
Off
Adjust the colour temperature to give the best
white image.
High
White with bluish tone
Low
White with reddish tone
Middle
Natural tone
*1 Direct setting can be made with BACKLIGHT of the remote control.
*2 Colour temp. setting also can be made in PC mode.
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Useful Features (continued)
Sound Mode Settings
You can make various sound mode settings.
1
2
3
4
Perform steps 1 and 2 in Sound Adjustments to display the
Sound Menu screen.
Press ▲/▼ to select the desired item, and press OK.
Press ▲/▼ to select the sound mode, and press OK.
Press END to exit.
Selected item
Loudsp. sound
Auto vol.
Clear voice
Sound wide
Stereo
Sound 1
Nicam
Mono
On
On
Choice
Mono
Sound 2
Mono
Sound 1+2
Mono
Off
Off
On (For increasing the spread of the sound)
Off
NOTE
For the “Loudsp. sound” setting
• The sound output modes differ depending on whether or not a
NICAM or A2 stereo signal is received. See “NICAM and A2 Stereo
Broadcast Selection” below.
For the “Auto vol.” setting
• Different sound sources, fairly often do not have the same volume
level, for example the changing from movie to the advertisements.
The Automatic Volume Control (Auto vol.) solves this problem and
equalises the volume levels.
For the “Clear voice” setting
• This function emphasises speech voice against the background
noise for more intelligibility. It is not recommended for music
sources.
NICAM and A2 Stereo Broadcast Selection
This enables the selection of the reception mode when
receiving a NICAM-I, NICAM-B/G or an A2 stereo signal. To let
you enjoy NICAM or A2 stereo broadcasting, this LCD TV set
receives NICAM stereo system, A2 stereo system, bilingual,
and monaural broadcasts.
Each time you press
follows:
Broadcast
NICAM
A2 Stereo
Stereo*
(Sound), the mode changes as
Bilingual
Stereo
Sound 1
Mono
Mono
Stereo
Sound 1
Mono
Mono
Monaural
Sound 2
Nicam
Sound 1+2
Mono
Sound 2
Sound 1+2
–
* When “Mono” is selected, the TV sound is output monaurally.
NOTE
• If the button is not pressed for a few seconds, the mode setting is
automatically terminated and the LCD TV set returns to the normal
mode.
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Useful Features (continued)
Setup Settings
1
2
3
4
5
Press MENU to display the Menu screen.
Press ◀/▶ to select “Setup”.
Press ▲/▼ to select the desired item, and press OK.
Press ▲/▼ to select the desired mode, and press OK.
Setup
Programmes
First installation
Wide mode
EXT connections
Language
Press END to exit.
Selected item
Programmes
See page 12.
Wide mode
See page 13.
First installation
EXT connections
EXT1
EXT2
EXT3
EXT3
( Y/C )
( CVBS )
Language
Choice/Description
See page 8.
It is possible to manually adjust various settings for connections with external devices on the “EXT
connections” screen. Select the appropriate signal type and colour standard for the signals from the video
equipment connected to the EXT1, EXT2 or EXT3 terminal.
EXT1
EXT2
EXT3 (Y/C)
EXT3 (CVBS)
Signal type*1
Colour system
Auto, CVBS, RGB, Y/C: To select the signal type of external equipment.
Auto, PAL, SECAM, NTSC4.43, NTSC3.58, PAL60
The language for the on-screen display can be selected from English, Spanish, German, French, Italian,
Swedish, Dutch, Russian, Portuguese, Turkish, Greek, Finnish, and Polish.
*1 This item is visible only when “EXT1” or “EXT2” is selected for the “EXT connections” setting.
NOTE
EXT connections:
• If no (colour) image is displayed, try to change to a different signal type.
• Switching between AV input signals may be slow, depending on the settings in “Colour system”. If you want to speed up signal switching,
select “Auto” in “Colour system” to the current reception colour system.
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Useful Features (continued)
Programmes
1
2
3
4
5
TV only
Press MENU to display the Menu screen.
Press ◀/▶ to select “Setup”.
Press ▲/▼ to select “Programmes”, and press OK.
Press ▲/▼ to select the desired item, and press OK.
Automatic search
Manual adjustment
Press END to exit.
[1] Automatic search
Perform the procedure above to search for and store new TV programmes after the First Installation routine.
Country
Colour system
Sound system
Start search
Germany
PAL
B/G
Selected item
Country
A
u
Choice/Description
t
Select your
o country or area from the displayed items.
Auto, PAL, SECAM
Colour system
B/G, I, D/K, L/L’, Auto
Sound system
Start Automatic search.
Start search
NOTE
• You can change “Colour system” and “Sound system” only when “Other count.” is selected in “Country”.
• See page 8 for details on the search process.
[2] Manual adjustment
Individual settings of programmes can be adjusted.
Channel
Frequency
Colour system
Sound system
Name
Skip
Sort
Erase
20
048.25MHz
Auto
Auto
−−−
Off
Selected item
Channel
Frequency
Choice/Value range
0–99
44.25 – 863.25 (MHz) Receivable frequencies depending on TV norm,
installation site, and range.
Colour system Auto, PAL, SECAM
Sound system B/G, I, D/K, L/L’, Auto
Name
Skip
Sort
Erase
Description
The channel changes to the higher or lower channel.
Alphabets, numerical
values (e.g. t, 7, etc.)
On
Off
Colour norm
TV norm
Programme name (up to 5 characters)
Channel numbers with a “(♦) (RED)” mark on the left
are set to Skip.
Press ▲/▼/◀/▶ to select the desired programme, and
press OK to sort.
• When OK is pressed, the Move mode is activated.
Press ▲/▼ to move the currently marked
programme to the desired programme position.
When the channel has moved to the desired
position, all the preceding/subsequent channel
position will go up/down.
Press OK to exit the Move mode.
Press ▲/▼/◀/▶ to select the programme to be erased,
and press OK.
• If you want to erase programmes in a connected
range, select the first programme of the range, and
then select the last one.
Press OK to erase the selected programme(s). All
the subsequent programmes move up.
NOTE
• Depending on the settings in the colour system of the channels, switching between channels may be slow. If you want to speed up channel
switching, switch “Auto” in “Colour system” to the current reception system (PAL or SECAM).
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Useful Features (continued)
Using the Programme Table
The Programme table shows a list of all receivable
programmes. They are located in channels 1 to 99.
To select the desired programme
1
2
3
Press OK to display the Programme table.
Press ▲/▼/◀/▶ to select the desired programme.
• To display the next or previous list of the Programme table,
press ▲/▼ when the cursor is at a programme in the lower-right
or upper-left position, or press ◀/▶ when the cursor is at a
programme in the right or left column.
Press OK to display the selected programme.
Wide Mode
TV/AV only
You can select the picture size. Selectable picture size varies with the type of signal received.
1
2
3
4
5
Press MENU to display the Menu screen.
• The Wide mode menu can be displayed directly by pressing
the
(Wide Mode) button.
Choice
Auto
Press ◀/▶ to select “Setup”.
Press ▲/▼ to select the “Wide mode”, and press OK.
4:3
Press ▲/▼ to select the desired mode, and press OK.
16:9
Press END to exit.
Description
The optimum Wide mode is automatically chosen
for every broadcast, even if broadcast signal
format will be changed, and VCR or DVD
containing the WSS information.
For 4:3 “standard” pictures.
For 16:9 signals the picture will expand to full size
format. With some programmes may appear on
the top and bottom further on black bars.
For 16:9 letterbox pictures. Bars appear on the
top and bottom.
Feature Settings
1
2
3
4
5
Press MENU to display the Menu screen.
Press ◀/▶ to select “Features”.
Press ▲/▼ to select the desired item, and press OK.
Features
Power management
Sleep timer
Auto power off
Blue screen
Child lock
Press ▲/▼ to select the desired mode, and press OK.
Press END to exit.
Selected item
Power management*1
On
Choice
Off
Sleep timer*2
Off
30
min
60
min
90
min
120
min
Off
Description
• If there is no signal input for 8 minutes, the TV enters the standby mode.
• Even if you start using the PC and the signal inputs again, the TV stays in standby
mode.
• The TV turns on again by pressing
on the TV or
on the remote control unit.
(See page 8.)
You can set “Sleep timer” to automatically turn off the LCD TV set.
30 min
60 min
90 min
120 min
Auto power off
On
You can set the power to automatically turn off if there is no signal for 5 minutes.
Blue screen
On
You can set the TV to automatically change to a blue screen and mute the sound if
the signal is weak or absent, or when there is no input from an external device.
Child lock
Off
Off
See page 14.
* This item is visible only when TV is PC mode.
*2 The status display appears by pressing SLEEP.
1
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Useful Features (continued)
To set a Child Lock for individual programmes
Child Lock
1
Important:
• Please refer to page 19 for “IMPORTANT NOTE ON
DISENGAGING ADVANCED CHILD LOCK”.
The Child lock function blocks the viewing of any channels.
To use this function, you need to define your PIN (Personal
Identification Number) first.
[1] Defining a PIN
1
2
3
4
Press MENU to display the Menu screen.
Press ◀/▶ to select “Features”.
Press ▲/▼ to select “Child lock”, and press OK to display the
PIN input screen.
Input the desired four-digit PIN (e.g. 1234) with Channel
Select.
1
5
6
2
3
NOTE
• Be sure to make a note of your PIN before pressing OK.
• The PIN will not be set if MENU or END is pressed before the
fourth digit has been input.
Press END to exit.
3
5
14
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5
Input your four-digit PIN (e.g. 1234) with Channel Select.
?
?
?
?
• When the PIN is correctly input, the “Child lock” screen is
displayed.
Press ▲/▼ to select “For all programmes”, and press OK.
only
Press ▲/▼ to select “Yes”, and press OK.
• The lock remains effective until “No” is selected.
Press END to exit.
only
Press ▲/▼/◀/▶ to select the desired programme.
Press OK to lock the programme.
• The locked programme is displayed in red.
NOTE
• To unlock the programme, select the programme, and press OK.
• The Child lock remains effective until it is cancelled.
Press END to exit.
1
2
Perform steps 1 and 2 in [2] Setting a Child Lock to display
the “Child lock” screen.
Press ▲/▼ to select “Change PIN”, and press OK.
• The currently defined PIN is displayed.
For all programmes
For individual prog.
Change PIN
Cancel PIN
3
4
only
Input the new four-digit PIN (e.g. 5678) with Channel Select,
and press OK.
Press END to exit.
To cancel a PIN
Perform steps 1 to 3 in [1] Defining a PIN to display the PIN
input screen.
For all programmes
For individual prog.
Change PIN
Cancel PIN
4
3
4
Please input your PIN
Press OK to accept the input PIN.
To set a Child Lock for all programmes
2
For all programmes
For individual prog.
Change PIN
Cancel PIN
To change a PIN
4
[2] Setting a Child Lock
• There are two different ways of activating a Child lock:
1. General child lock for all programmes
2. Programme-position-related child lock
1
Press ▲/▼ to select “For individual prog. only”, and press OK.
[3] Changing/Cancelling a PIN
Please define your PIN
2
Perform steps 1 and 2 in [2] Setting a Child Lock to display
the “Child lock” screen.
1
2
In step 2 above, press ▲/▼ to select “Cancel PIN”, and
press OK.
Press ▲/▼ to select “Yes”, and press OK.
[4] Temporarily cancelling the Child Lock setting
You can view a programme for which a Child lock has
been set by temporarily cancelling the Child lock setting.
Perform the procedure below to input your PIN and cancel
the Child lock if you are prompted to do so.
When the PIN input screen is displayed, input your PIN
with Channel Select.
• The normal screen appears when the PIN is correctly
input.
Please input your PIN
?
?
?
?
Teletext
■ What is Teletext?
Teletext is an information service organised like a magazine, which
is provided by some TV stations in addition to regular television
broadcasting. Your LCD TV set receives special Teletext signals
broadcast by a TV station, processes the information and displays
it graphically on the screen. News, weather and sports information,
stock exchange prices, programme reviews and closed captioning
for people hard of hearing are among the many services available
through Teletext.
■ Teletext mode
Teletext is turned on/off with
(Teletext) on the remote control.
You can operate your LCD TV set in Teletext mode directly by
inputting commands with the remote control.
■ Operating instructions in Teletext mode
• The FLOF system for Teletext is transmitted in the UK currently.
• The TOP system for Teletext is transmitted in Germany currently.
Operation button*
100
TELETEXT
Red
Description
(Subpage)
Channel Select (0-9)
Displays a control line to change subpages.
Select the desired subpage number by using 0-9.
(Top/Bottom/Full)
(Subtitle)
(Reveal)
To turn off the function
–
Displays Teletext screen.
Press
Press
again.
Holds the current Teletext page.
Press
again.
Zooms the current Teletext page as shown below.
ABC
DEF
ABC
Quickly activates subtitles.
again.
–
DEF
Press
Display hidden information.
Blue
Press the Coloured buttons to operate the Teletext screen.
• Press Red to display the previous page and Green to display the
next page. Yellow and Blue are as indicated on the TOP line.
Changes the page number.
Directly select any page from 100 to 899 by using 0-9.
(Hold)
Yellow
■ Using the TOP line
When TOP Teletext is being broadcast, a control line and TOP
line can be displayed on the screen. The TOP line involves the
operating instructions associated with all of the Coloured buttons
if TOP text is transmitted.
P ( )/( )
Channel Select (0-9)
(Teletext)
Green
Press
.
again.
* See page 5 for details on the operation buttons.
Appendix
PC compatibility chart
Resolution
VGA
SVGA*
640 × 480
800 × 600
Horizontal
Frequency
Vertical
Frequency
37.9 kHz
60 Hz
31.5 kHz
60 Hz
VESA
Standard


*We recommend that the output setting from the PC be set to VGA as
SVGA will produce less than optimal viewing quality.
VGA and SVGA are registered trademarks of International
Business Machines Co., Inc.
NOTE
• This TV has only limited PC compatibility, correct operation can only
be guaranteed if the video card conforms exactly to the VESA 60Hz
standard. Any variations from this standard will result in picture
distortions.
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Appendix (continued)
Commands
RS-232C port specifications
CONTROL ITEM
PC Control of the TV
• When a programm is set, the TV can be controlled from the
PC using the RS-232C terminal.
The input signal (PC/video) can be selected, the volume can
be adjusted and various other adjustments and settings can
be made, enabling automatic programmed playing.
• Attach an RS-232C cable cross-type (commercially available)
to a 9 pin D-sub/MINI-DIN (optional: AN-A1RS) for the
connections.
POWER SETTING
INPUT SELECTION A
I
A
I
A
I
Command format
MUTE
Eight ASCII codes + CR
SOUND WIDE
Command 4-digits: Command. The text of four characters.
Parameter 4-digits: Parameter 0 – 9, ×, blank, ?
Input the parameter values, aligning left, and fill with
blank(s) for the remainder. (Be sure that four values
are input for the parameter.)
When the input parameter is not within an
adjustable range, “ERR” returns. (Refer to
“Response code format”.)
When “?” is input for some commands, the present
setting value responds.
Response code format
Normal response
Problem response (communication error or
incorrect command)
AUDIO CHANGE
0
SLEEP TIMER
0
0
0
–
3
0
1
0
0
0
0
5
9
?
?
O
K
?
?
Return code (0DH)
E
R
R
Return code (0DH)
3
4
?
*
I
N P
1
?
I
I
A
A
A
N P
N P
N P
N P
N P
1
2
2
2
3
V M D
V M D
V M D
V M D
V M D
V M D
V M D
V O
V O
L M
P O S
V
P O S
H
_
_
_
_
_
?
*
3
?
0
0
1
2
3
4
5
?
*
*
_
_
?
_
_
_
_
_
_
_
?
*
?
*
_
_
?
_
?
_
_
_
_
?
_
_
?
_
_
_
_
_
_
_
?
_
?
*
P O S
?
?
?
L
?
?
?
E
?
?
?
E
1
_
_
L
C K
C K
I
D
E
I
D
H S
I
I
M U
M U
M U
D
D
T
T
T
T
E
E
E
E
E
E
A C D
V
A C D
V
A C D
A C D
V
V
A C H A
*
*
*
0
2
?
0
1
2
?
0
1
2
?
_
O
F
T M 0
O
F
T M 2
O
?
_
?
W
O
_
_
?
E
W
2
_
_
?
H S
W
4
_
_
P O S
P
P
_
L M ?
H
O
?
2
3
O
5
D
1
1
M U
Command 4-digits Parameter 4-digits Return code
V
D
_ TV (CHANNEL FIXED)
0
N P
W
P4
Parameter
A
V
D
_
I
C
WIDE MODE
A
V
D
_
_
_
C
Send the control commands from the PC via the RS-232C connector.
The TV operates according to the received command and sends a
response message to the PC.
Do not send multiple commands at the same time. Wait until the PC
receives the OK response before sending the next command.
A
V
_
C H D W _
V
Communication procedure
D
_ POWER OFF
P
A
POSITION
V
D
_
C H U
A
9,600 bps
8 bits
None
1 bit
None
A
V
_
?
A
VOLUME
D
F
F
F
F
CONTROL CONTENTS
0
?
A
Set the RS-232C communications settings on the PC to match the
TV’s communications conditions.
The TV’s communications settings are as follows:
V
D C C H
I
AV MODE
SELECTION
T
D C C H
I
Communication conditions
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_
I
RS-232C serial control cable
(cross type, commercially available)
16
T G D
I
I
9 pin D-sub/MINI-DIN
conversion cable
(optional: AN-A1RS)
C1 C2 C3 C4 P1 P2 P3
I
I
INPUT SELECTION B
Baud rate:
Data length:
Parity bit:
Stop bit:
Flow control:
PARAMETER
I
CHANNEL
NOTE
• This operation system should be used by a person who is
accustomed to using PCs.
COMMAND
P O W R
T M 1
T M 3
T M 4
T M ?
*
*
*
_
_
?
_
_
_
?
_
_
_
?
_
_
_
_
_
_
?
*
*
*
_
_
?
_
_
_
?
_
_
_
?
_
_
_
_
_
_
?
_ INPUT SWITCHING (TOGGLE)
_ TV
_ EXT1
_ EXT2
_ EXT3
_ PC
? 0 to 4
_ TV DIRECT CHANNEL (0 ~ 99)
? 0 to 99
_ CHANNEL UP
_ CHANNEL DOWN
_ EXT1 (CVBS)
_ EXT1 (RGB)
? 1 to 2
_ EXT2 (Y/C)
_ EXT2 (CVBS)
? 0 to 1
_ EXT3
_ AV MODE SELECTION (TOGGLE)
_ STANDARD
_ SOFT
_ ECO
_ USER
_ DYNAMIC
? 1 to 5
_ VOLUME (0 - 50)
? 0 to 50
_ H-POSITION PC (-30 to +30)
? PC (-30 to +30)
_ V-POSITION PC (-10 to +10)
? PC (-10 to +10)
_ CLOCK (0 to 180)
? 0 to 180
_ PHASE (0 to 40)
? 0 to 40
_ WIDE MODE (Toggle)
_ 4:3
_ 16:9
? 1 to 2
_ MUTE (Toggle)
_ MUTE ON
_ MUTE OFF
? 1 to 2
_ SOUND WIDE (Toggle)
_ SOUND WIDE ON
_ SOUND WIDE OFF
? 1 to 2
_ SOUND SELECT (ST/Bilingual/mono)
_ OFF
_ 30 min
_ 60 min
_ 90 min
_ 120 min
? 0 to 120
NOTE
• If an underbar (_) appears in the parameter column, enter a space.
• If an asterisk (*) appears, enter a value in the range indicated in
brackets under CONTROL CONTENTS.
Appendix (continued)
Troubleshooting
Before calling for repair services, make the following checks for possible remedies to the symptoms encountered.
LCD TV set
Problem
Check item
•
•
•
There is no picture or sound.
•
•
There is no picture from EXT3.
•
•
•
There is no picture or sound,
just noise.
The picture is not clear.
The picture is too light or
improperly tinted.
The picture is too dark.
Remote control does not work.
Unit cannot be operated.
Antenna
Problem
The picture is not sharp.
The picture shakes.
The picture has ghosts.
The picture is spotted.
There are stripes on the
screen or colours fade.
Page
Reception other than that of broadcasting stations could be the problem.
Make sure the input mode is set to TV.
Make sure the main power switch of the LCD TV set is on.
Make sure the Picture adjustment is properly adjusted.
The fluorescent lamp may have reached the end of its service life.
Make sure the S-VIDEO terminal has nothing connected.
Make sure the volume is not set to minimum.
Make sure the sound is not set to mute.
• Make sure the antenna cable is properly connected.
• Bad reception could be the problem.
–
5
6
9
–
7
5
5
3
–
• Check the colour adjustment.
9
• Check if “Backlight” is set to “Dark”.
• Check “Contrast”.
• The fluorescent lamp may have reached the end of its service life.
9
9
–
• External influences such as lightning, static electricity, etc., may cause improper operation. In this
case, operate the unit after turning the power off, or unplugging the AC cord and re-plugging it in 1
or 2 minutes.
–
• Check if batteries in the remote control have sufficient power.
• Make sure the remote sensor window is not in strong light.
•
•
•
•
4
4
Check item
The reception may be weak.
The quality of the broadcast may also be bad.
Make sure the antenna is facing the correct direction.
Make sure the outside antenna has not been disconnected.
• Make sure the antenna is facing the correct direction.
• Broadcast waves may be reflected from adjacent mountains or buildings.
• There may be interference from automobiles, trains, high-voltage lines, neon lights, etc.
• There may be interference between the antenna cable and power cable. Try positioning them further apart.
• Is the unit receiving interference from other devices?
Transmission antennas of radio broadcasting stations and transmission antennas of amateur radios and
mobile phones may also cause interference.
• Use the unit as far apart as possible from devices that may cause possible interference.
■ Cautions regarding use in high and low temperature environments
• When the unit is used in a low temperature space (e.g. room, office), the picture may leave trails or appear slightly delayed. This is not
a malfunction, and the unit will recover when the temperature returns to normal.
• 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. (Storage temperature: –20°C to +60°C)
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Appendix (continued)
Specifications
Model
LC-20S5E-BK/LC-20S5E-WH
Number of dots
921,600 dots VGA
LCD panel
Video colour system
TV
Brightness
Lamp life
Viewing angles
Audio amplifier
20” Advanced Super View & BLACK TFT LCD
Speakers
71 mm × 31 mm 2 pcs.
OSD language
English/Spanish/German/French/Italian/
Swedish/Dutch/Russian/Portuguese/
Turkish/Greek/Finnish/Polish
Terminals
PAL/SECAM/NTSC
TV-Standard (CCIR): B/G, I, D/K, L/L’
TV-Tuning System: Auto preset 99 ch.
STEREO/BILINGUAL: NICAM, A2 stereo
AUTO PRESET: YES
CATV: ~Hyper Band
430 cd/m2
60,000 hours*
H: 170˚ V: 170˚
2W×2
Power requirement
Power consumption
Weight (approx.)
Operating temperature
EXT1: 21-pin Euro-SCART
EXT2: 21-pin Euro-SCART
EXT3: S-VIDEO, VIDEO, AUDIO
PC: 15 pin mini D-sub, ø 3.5 mm jack
(Audio input), RS-232C
OUT: AUDIO
Antenna: DIN
Headphones: 3.5 mm ø jack (side)
AC 220-240 V, 50/60 Hz
74 W (1 W Standby) AC 230 V
Display only: 5.4 kg
Display with stand: 6.2 kg
0°C to +40°C
* Typical time for power output decrease of about one-half assuming continuous use in a room with normal lighting, normal brightness and
temperature at 25˚C.
■As a part of policy of continuous improvement, SHARP reserves the right to make design and specification changes for the LCD TV set
improvement without prior notice. The performance specification figures indicated are nominal values of production units. There may be some
deviations from these values in individual units.
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End of Life Disposal
A. Information on Disposal for Users (private households)
1. In the European Union
Attention: If you want to dispose of this equipment, please do not use the ordinary dust bin!
Used electrical and electronic equipment must be treated separately and in accordance with legislation that requires
proper treatment, recovery and recycling of used electrical and electronic equipment.
Following the implementation by member states, private households within the EU states may return their used
electrical and electronic equipment to designated collection facilities free of charge*. In some countries* your local
retailer may also take back your old product free of charge if you purchase a similar new one.
*) Please contact your local authority for further details.
Attention: Your product is If your used electrical or electronic equipment has batteries or accumulators, please dispose of these separately
marked with this symbol.
beforehand according to local requirements.
It means that used
By disposing of this product correctly you will help ensure that the waste undergoes the necessary treatment, recovery
electrical and electronic
and recycling and thus prevent potential negative effects on the environment and human health which could otherwise
products should not
arise due to inappropriate waste handling.
be mixed with general
household waste. There
is a separate collection
system for these
products.
2. In other Countries outside the EU
If you wish to discard this product, please contact your local authorities and ask for the correct method of disposal.
For Switzerland: Used electrical or electronic equipment can be returned free of charge to the dealer, even if you don’t
purchase a new product. Further collection facilities are listed on the homepage of www.swico.ch or www.sens.ch.
B. Information on Disposal for Business Users
1. In the European Union
If the product is used for business purposes and you want to discard it: Please contact your SHARP dealer who will
inform you about the take-back of the product. You might be charged for the costs arising from take-back and recycling.
Small products (and small amounts) might be taken back by your local collection facilities.
For Spain: Please contact the established collection system or your local authority for take-back of your used products.
2. In other Countries outside the EU
If you wish to discard of this product, please contact your local authorities and ask for the correct method of disposal.
IMPORTANT NOTE ON DISENGAGING ADVANCED CHILD LOCK
We suggest that you remove the following instruction from the operation manual to prevent children from reading it. As this operation manual
is multilingual, we also suggest the same with each language. Keep it in a safe space for future reference.
If you have forgotten your personal code number and cannot disengage ADVANCED CHILD LOCK, follow the procedure below.
1.Press MENU to display the Menu screen.
2.Press ◀/▶ to select “Features”.
3.Press ▲/▼ to select “Child lock”, and press OK.
4.The PIN input menu is displayed.
5.Input “3001” with Channel Select.
The Child lock setting menu is displayed.
ADVANCED CHILD LOCK will now be disengaged.
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J31A0301D SH 07/03 N
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J31A0301D
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