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Important
Information
Before using the LCD projector, please read this operation manual carefully.
OPERATION MANUAL
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IMPORTANT
For your assistance in reporting the loss or theft of your
Colour LCD Projector, please record the Serial Number
located on the bottom of the projector and retain this
information. Before recycling the packaging, please be
sure that you have checked the contents of the carton
thoroughly against the list of “Supplied Accessories”
on page 10.
Model No.: XV-Z7000E
Serial No.:
WARNING:
Intense light source. Do not look into the beam or view it directly. Be especially careful
that children do not look directly into the beam.
WARNING:
To reduce the risk of fire or electric shock, do not expose this appliance to liquids.
CAUTION:
To reduce the risk of electric shock, do not remove cabinet. No user-serviceable parts
are inside. Refer servicing to qualified service personnel.
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Information
Important
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WARNING:
The cooling fan in this projector continues to run for about 90 seconds after the projector is turned off. During
normal operation, when turning the power off always use the ON/OFF button on the projector or the POWER
button on the remote control. Ensure the cooling fan has stopped before disconnecting the power cord.
DURING NORMAL OPERATION, NEVER TURN THE PROJECTOR OFF BY DISCONNECTING THE POWER
CORD. FAILURE TO OBSERVE THIS WILL RESULT IN PREMATURE LAMP FAILURE.
Caution Concerning the Lamp Replacement
See “Replacing the Projection Lamp” on pages 38 and 39.
LAMP REPLACEMENT CAUTION
BEFORE REMOVING THE SCREW, DISCONNECT POWER CORD.
HOT SURFACE INSIDE. ALLOW 1 HOUR TO COOL BEFORE
REPLACING THE LAMP. REPLACE WITH SAME SHARP LAMP
UNIT TYPE BQC-PGC20X // 1 ONLY. UV RADIATION : CAN CAUSE
EYE DAMAGE. TURN OFF LAMP BEFORE SERVICING.
MEDIUM PRESSURE LAMP : RISK OF EXPLOSION.
POTENTIAL HAZARD OF GLASS PARTICLES IF LAMP HAS
RUPTURED. HANDLE WITH CARE. SEE OPERATION MANUAL.
PRECAUTIONS A OBSERVER LORS DU
REMPLACEMENT DE LA LAMPE.
DEBRANCHER LE CORDON D’ALIMENTATION AVANT DE RETIRER LES VIS.
L’INTERIEUR DU BOITIER ETANT EXTREMEMENT CHAUD, ATTENDRE 1 HEURE
AVANT DE PROCEDER AU REMPLACEMENT DE LA LAMPE.
NE REMPLACER QUE PAR UNE LAMPE SHARP DE TYPE BQC- PGC20X // 1.
RAYONS ULTRAVIOLETS : PEUVENT ENDOMMAGER LES YEUX.
ETEINDRE LA LAMPE AVANT DE PROCEDER A L’ENTRETIEN.
LAMPE A MOYENNE PRESSION : RISQUE D’EXPLOSION. DANGER POTENTIEL
DE PARTICULES DE VERRE EN CAS D’ECLATEMENT DE LA LAMPE.
A MANIPULER AVEC PRECAUTION, SE REPORTER AU MODE D’EMPLOI.
USER SERVICE SCREW
VIS POUR ENTRETIEN PAR L’UTILISATEUR
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Important Safeguards
Important
Information
ATTENTION: Please read all of these instructions before you operate your LCD Projector
for the first time. Save these instructions for future reference.
For your own protection and prolonged operation of your LCD Projector, be sure to read the following “Important
Safeguards” carefully, before use.
This projector has been engineered and manufactured to ensure your personal safety. But IMPROPER USE CAN
RESULT IN POTENTIAL ELECTRICAL SHOCK OR FIRE HAZARDS. In order not to defeat the safeguards
incorporated into this LCD Projector, observe the following basic rules for its installation, use and servicing.
1. Unplug the LCD Projector from the wall outlet before
cleaning.
2. Do not use liquid cleaners or aerosol cleaners. Use a
damp cloth for cleaning.
3. Do not use attachments not recommended by the LCD
Projector manufacturer, as they may cause hazards.
4. Do not use the LCD Projector near water; for example,
near a bathtub, washbowl, kitchen sink, laundry tub, in a
wet basement, near a swimming pool, etc. Never spill
liquid into the projector.
5. Do not place the LCD Projector on an unstable cart, stand,
or table. The LCD Projector may fall, which may cause
serious injury to a child or an adult, and/or serious damage
to the unit.
6. Wall or Ceiling Mounting—The product should be
mounted to a wall or ceiling only as recommended by
the manufacturer.
7. LCD Projector equipment and cart
combinations should be moved
with care. Quick stops, excessive
force, and uneven surfaces may
cause the equipment and cart
combination to overturn.
8. Slots and openings in the cabinet back and bottom are
provided for ventilation. To ensure reliable operation of
the LCD Projector and to protect it from overheating, these
openings must not be blocked or covered. The openings
should never be covered with cloth or other material.
9. This LCD Projector should never be placed near or over
a radiator or heating vent. The LCD Projector should not
be placed in a built-in installation such as a bookcase
unless proper ventilation is provided.
10. The LCD Projector should be operated only from the type
of power source indicated on the back of the projector or
in the specifications. If you are not sure of the type of
power supplied to your home, consult your LCD Projector
dealer or local power company.
11. Do not place the LCD Projector where the cord will be
abused by persons walking on it.
12. Follow all warnings and instructions marked on the LCD
Projector.
13. To prevent damage to the projector due to lightning and
power-line surges, unplug the projector from the power
outlet, when not in use.
14. Do not overload wall outlets and extension cords with too
many products, because this can result in fire or electric
shock.
15. Never push objects of any kind into the LCD Projector
through the cabinet slots as they may touch high-voltage
points or cause a short circuit. This could result in a fire
or electric shock.
16. Do not attempt to service the LCD Projector yourself.
Opening or removing covers may expose you to dangerous voltage or other hazards. Refer all servicing to
qualified service personnel.
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17. Unplug the LCD Projector equipment from the wall outlet
and refer servicing to qualified service personnel under
the following conditions:
a. When the power cord or plug is damaged or frayed.
b. If liquid has been spilled into the LCD Projector.
c. If the LCD Projector has been exposed to rain or
water.
d. If the LCD Projector does not operate normally
when you follow the operating instructions. Adjust
only those controls that are covered by the operating instructions, as improper adjustment of other
controls may cause damage and will often require
extensive work by a qualified technician to restore
the LCD Projector to normal operation.
e. If the LCD Projector has been dropped or the
cabinet has been damaged.
f. When the LCD Projector exhibits a distinct change
in performance—this indicates a need for service.
18. When replacement parts are required, be sure the service technician has used replacement parts specified by
the manufacturer that have the same characteristics as
the original parts. Unauthorised substitutions may result
in fire, electric shock, or other hazards.
19. This LCD Projector is provided with one of the following
types of plugs. If the plug should fail to fit into the power
outlet, please contact your electrician.
Do not defeat the safety purpose of the plug.
a. Two-wire type mains plug.
b. Three-wire grounding type mains plug with a
grounding terminal.
This plug will only fit into a grounding type power
outlet.
Outstanding Features
Allows projection of DVD, DTV and other anamorphic images recorded in widescreen format with a 16:9 aspect ratio. (Page
31)
Important
Information
1. WIDESCREEN IMAGES
2. BRIGHTNESS SWITCHOVER FUNCTION
Function with toggle switch to control the quantity of projected light. Select “ON” or “OFF” to decrease or increase brightness,
power consumption and fan noise. (Page 33)
3. FOR USE WITH DTV*
Allows projection of DTV images and 16:9 wide-screen images when connected to a DTV decoder or similar video systems.
(Page 11)
4. ADVANCED VIDEO CIRCUITRY
Provides high quality images with minimal dot crawl and cross colour noise.
5. 3D DIGITAL UNIFORMITY
Equipped with new 3D digital uniformity technology for a clearer, more uniform image.
6. NEW PROGRESSIVE MODE AND FILM MODE
Optimises the image by converting the interlaced signal to the progressive. Useful for displaying slow-moving images or still
images. Four modes are available, and the film mode beautifully reproduces movie film recorded in 24 Hz progressive format.
(Page 25)
7. ANALOG COMPONENT VIDEO INPUT
Utilises a component video input signal (Y, CB, CR). The video signal is input as separate components to provide superior
colour and image quality.
8. ACTIVE DIGITAL KEYSTONE CORRECTION
Corrects keystone distortion caused when the projected image is not perpendicular to the screen. This method provides not
only horizontal correction, but vertical as well, thus maintaining the original 4:3 aspect ratio and eliminating jag lines. (Page 19)
9. EASY-TO-USE GRAPHICAL USER INTERFACE (GUI)
A multi-colour menu system allows for simple image adjustments. (Page 20)
10. COLOUR TEMPERATURE ADJUSTMENT
The function can be used to adjust the colour temperature to suit the type of image input to the projector. (Page 29)
11. GAMMA CORRECTION FUNCTION
The gamma value setting can be adjusted according to the input source for optimal image contrast. (Page 30)
12. DIRECT COMPUTER COMPATIBILITY
A multi-scan RGB input accepts signals from VGA (640 dots ⳯ 480 lines) to SXGA (1,280 dots ⳯ 1,024 lines) and Macintosh
(from 13ⴖ) compatible computers without the need for any additional hardware.
*DTV is the umbrella term used to describe the new digital television system in the united states.
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Contents
Important
Information
Important Information
Important Safeguards ……………………………
Outstanding Features ……………………………
Contents ……………………………………………
Usage Guidelines …………………………………
Part Names …………………………………………
Useful Features
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4
5
6
7
Setup & Connections
Setup & Connections
Supplied Accessories …………………………… 10
Connecting the Projector ……………………… 11
Operation
Useful Features
Maintenance &
Troubleshooting
Appendix
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Maintenance & Troubleshooting
Operation
Basic Operations …………………………………
Setting up the Screen ……………………………
Using the GUI (Graphical User Interface)
Menu Screens …………………………………
Selecting the On-screen Display Language …
Selecting the Video Input System Mode
(S-VIDEO or VIDEO mode only) ……………
Picture Adjustments ………………………………
Adjusting the Picture ……………………………
Selecting the Signal Type ………………………
Progressive Mode ………………………………
Computer Image Adjustments
(INPUT 2 (RGB) mode only) …………………
Auto Sync Adjustment …………………………
Adjusting the Computer Image ………………
Freeze Function ……………………………………
Adjusting the Colour Temperature ……………
Gamma Correction ………………………………
Selecting the Picture Display Mode ……………
Checking the Input Signal
and the Lamp Usage Time ……………………
Automatic Power Shutoff Function ……………
Selecting a Background Image …………………
Theatre Mode Function …………………………
Reverse/Invert Image Function …………………
Special Mode Adjustment ………………………
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25
25
26
26
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Air Filter Maintenance ……………………………
Lamp/Maintenance Indicators …………………
Replacing the Projection Lamp …………………
Using the Kensington Lock ……………………
Troubleshooting ……………………………………
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40
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Appendix
Attaching the Lens Cap …………………………
Connection Pin Assignments ……………………
RS-232C Port Specifications ……………………
Computer Compatibility Chart …………………
Specifications ………………………………………
Dimensions …………………………………………
Glossary ……………………………………………
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Usage Guidelines
Potential hazard of glass particles if lamp ruptures. Please have the nearest Sharp
Authorised LCD Projector Dealer or Service Centre replace lamp if rupture occurs.
See “Replacing the Projection Lamp” on pages 38 and 39.
Important
Information
Caution Concerning the Lamp Unit
C AUT I ON
A T T E NT I ON
BQC-PGC20X //1
Cautions Concerning the Setup of the Projector
Ⳮ35˚C
Ⳮ5˚C
For minimal servicing and to maintain high image quality, SHARP recommends
that this projector be installed in an area free from humidity, dust and cigarette
smoke. If the projector is used in these environments, the lens and filter will need
to be cleaned (or the filter replaced) more often, and internal cleaning may become
necessary. As long as the projector is regularly cleaned, use in these environments
will not reduce the overall operation life of the unit. Internal cleaning should only
be performed by a Sharp Authorised LCD Projector Dealer or Service Centre.
• Do not expose the projector to extreme heat or cold.
Operating temperature: Ⳮ5°C to Ⳮ35°C
Storage temperature: ⳮ20°C to Ⳮ60°C
Notes on Operation
• The mark shown on the left calls the user’s attention to a part of the projector
that emits intense heat during operation.
• The exhaust vent, the lamp cage cover and adjacent areas may be extremely
hot during projector operation. To prevent injury, do not touch these areas until
they have sufficiently cooled.
• Allow at least 10 cm of space between the cooling fan (exhaust vent) and the
nearest wall or obstruction.
• If the cooling fan becomes obstructed, a protection device will automatically
turn off the projector lamp. This does not indicate a malfunction. Remove the
projector power cord from the wall outlet and wait at least 10 minutes. Then
turn on the power by plugging the power cord back in. This will return the
projector to the normal operating condition.
Temperature Monitor Function
If the projector starts to overheat due to setup problems or a dirty air filter, “TEMP.”
will appear in the lower-left corner of the picture. If the temperature continues to
rise, the lamp will turn off, the TEMPERATURE WARNING indicator on the projector
will flash, and after a 90-second cooling-off period the power will shut off. Refer
to “Lamp/Maintenance Indicators” on page 37, for details.
• The cooling fan regulates the internal temperature, and its performance is automatically
controlled. The sound of the fan may change during projector operation due to changes
in the fan speed.
Lamp Monitor Function
When the projector is turned on after the lamp has been used for 900 hours,
“LAMP” will appear in the lower-left corner of the picture to advise you to replace
the lamp. See pages 38 and 39 for lamp replacement. If the lamp has been used
for 1,000 hours, the projector power will automatically turn off and the projector
will enter standby mode. Refer to “Lamp/Maintenance Indicators” on page 37,
for details.
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Part Names
Important
Information
Numbers next to the part names refer to the main pages in this manual where the topic is explained.
Projector
Front and Top View
ON/OFF button
15
POWER indicator
15
ON/OFF
37
LAMP REPLACEMENT
indicator
37
TEMPERATURE WARNING
indicator
31
20
PICT MODE/ENTER button
LAMP
POWER
TEMP.
KEYSTONE
16
INPUT/BACK button
20
INPUT
PICT MODE
BACK
ENTER
MENU
KEYSTONE/Adjustment
(∂ /ƒ) buttons
19
20
20
MENU button
ZOOM knob
15
35
Air filter/Cooling fan
(Intake vent)
FOCUS ring
15
Cooling fan (Exhaust vent)
Foot releases
Speaker
6
9
18
41
Side and Rear View
Remote control sensor
Eyelet for
lens cap strap
40
Kensington Security
Standard connector
11
AC socket
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S-VIDEO
INPUT
VIDEO
INPUT
AUDIO INPUT
(S-VIDEO, VIDEO INPUT)
L
7
Remote control sensor
R
RS-232C
INPUT 1
Y
/COMPONENT
CB
CR
AUDIO INPUT
(INPUT 1, 2)
INPUT 2
RGB /COMPONENT
INPUT 2
RGB/COMPONENT
port (HD 15)
AUDIO INPUT (INPUT 1, 2)
terminal
(3.5 mm stereo minijack)
S-VIDEO INPUT terminal
(4-pin Mini DIN)
11
12
VIDEO INPUT terminal
(RCA)
11
12
AUDIO INPUT
(S-VIDEO, VIDEO INPUT )
terminals (RCA)
11
12
INPUT 1/COMPONENT
terminals (RCA: Y, CB, CR)
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RS-232C port
(9-pin Mini DIN)
Part Names
Front View
Important
Information
Remote Control
Top View
VOLUME buttons
16
MUTE button
16
VOL
Mouse (∂/ƒ)/
Adjustment (∂/ƒ)
buttons
20
MUTE
RGB/COMPONENT
button
12
INPUT 1 button
16
POWER
BACK
15
POWER button
20
BACK button
20
MENU button
20
ENTER button
26
AUTO SYNC button
31
PICT MODE button
Remote control
signal transmitter
MENU
ENTER
RGB/
INPUT 1 COMPONENT PICT MODE
INPUT 2 AUTO SYNC GAMMA
INPUT 2 button
16
S-VIDEO
VIDEO
CLR TEMP
KEYSTONE
FREEZE
S-VIDEO button
16
30
GAMMA button
VIDEO button
16
29
CLR TEMP button
KEYSTONE buttons
19
28
FREEZE button
Inserting the Batteries
1
•
•
•
•
•
Slide in the direction of
the arrow to remove the
battery cover.
2
Insert two AAA size
batteries, making sure
their polarities match the
ⴐ and ⴑ marks inside
the battery compartment.
3
Insert the side tabs of
the battery cover into
their slots and press the
cover in until it is
properly seated.
If the remote control gets wet, wipe it dry immediately.
Avoid excessive heat and humidity.
If you will not be using the remote control for a long time, remove the batteries.
Do not mix new and old or different types of batteries.
There are operations that can only be carried out by remote control. Handle the remote control carefully.
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Part Names
Important
Information
Attaching the Rubber Leg Tips
The rubber leg tips are provided to prevent the remote
control from skidding and shaking over a flat surface.
Positioning the Remote Control
The remote control can be used to control the projector within the ranges shown below.
• The signal from the remote control can be reflected off a screen for easy operation. However, the effective distance of the
signal may differ due to the screen material.
Remote control
7m
30˚
30˚
45˚
45˚
30˚
Remote control
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Setup & Connections
Supplied Accessories
Setup & Connections
Remote control
Rubber leg tips
for remote control
Two AAA size batteries
Power cord
For Europe, Hong Kong and Singapore
(For Europe, except U.K.)
For Australia, New Zealand, and Oceania
(For U.K., Hong Kong and Singapore)
• The configuration of wall outlets differs from country to country. Use the power cord that corresponds to the wall outlet in your country.
For Europe only
21 pin RCA conversion adaptor
Computer RGB cable
• The RGB cable and 21 pin conversion adaptor are only supplied with European models.
DIN-D-sub RS-232C cable
A/V cable
Extra air filter
Lens cap
Lens cap strap
Two LCD projector operation manuals
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Connecting the Projector
Connecting the Power Cord
Plug the supplied power cord into the AC socket on the back of the projector.
Setup & Connections
Power cord
CAUTION
• Make sure you connect the power cord firmly into the AC socket.
• The configuration of wall outlets differs from country to country. Use the power cord that corresponds to the wall outlet in your country.
Connecting the Projector to Audiovisual Equipment
You can connect your projector to a VCR, laser disc player, DVD player, DTV decoder* and other audiovisual
equipment.
CAUTION
• Always turn off the projector while connecting to audiovisual equipment, in order to protect both the projector and the
equipment being connected.
Connecting a video source (VCR, laser disc player, DTV decoder or DVD player) using the standard video and audio input
1 Connect one end of the S-video cable to the S-VIDEO
INPUT terminal, or one end of the video cable to the
VIDEO INPUT terminal on the projector and the video
output terminal on the video source.
2 To use the built-in audio system, connect the RCA
connectors to the corresponding AUDIO INPUT (SVIDEO, VIDEO INPUT) terminals on the projector and
the audio output terminals on the audiovisual source.
OR
The S-VIDEO INPUT terminal uses a video signal system
in which the picture is separated into a colour and a
luminance signal to realise a higher-quality image.
• For higher quality video, you may use the S-VIDEO INPUT terminal on
the projector. S-video cable is sold separately.
• If your video equipment does not have an S-video output terminal, use
the composite video output terminal.
Projector
S-VIDEO
INPUT
VIDEO
INPUT
AUDIO INPUT
(S-VIDEO, VIDEO INPUT)
L
R
2 Audio cable (sold separately)
To audio output terminals
1 Video cable (sold separately)
OR
To video output terminal
1 S-video cable (sold separately)
To S-video output terminal
* DTV is the umbrella term used to describe the new digital television system in the united
states.
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VCR,
Laser disc player,
DTV decoder or
DVD player
Connecting the Projector
Connecting an audiovisual source (DTV decoder or DVD player) using the RCA input
• A 3.5 mm minijack to RCA audio cable adaptor may be
necessary.
When connecting this projector to a DVD player or a DTV decoder, select “Component” by using RGB/COMPONENT on
the remote control or the GUI menu. (See page 25.)
Setup & Connections
1 Connect each RCA connector to the corresponding
INPUT 1/COMPONENT terminals on the projector.
2 Connect the other end of the cable to the corresponding
terminals of a DVD player or DTV decoder.
3 To use the built-in audio system, connect one end of an
audio cable to the AUDIO INPUT (INPUT 1, 2) terminal
on the projector.
Connect the other end to the audio output terminal on
the audiovisual equipment.
Projector
RS-232C
INPUT 1
Y
/COMPONENT
CB
CR
AUDIO INPUT
(INPUT 1, 2)
INPUT 2
RGB /COMPONENT
Audio cable (sold separately)
To audio output terminals
DTV decoder
or
DVD player
RCA component cable (sold separately)
To analog component output terminals
Connecting an audiovisual source (DTV decoder or DVD player)
using the 15 pin video and audio input
1 Connect the one end of the D-sub/RCA cable to the
INPUT 2 RGB/COMPONENT port on the projector.
2 Connect the other end of the cable to the corresponding
terminals of a DVD player or DTV decoder.
3 To use the built-in audio system, connect one end of an
audio cable to the AUDIO INPUT (INPUT 1, 2) terminal
on the projector.
Connect the other end to the audio output terminal on
the audiovisual equipment.
• A 3.5 mm minijack to RCA audio cable adaptor may be
necessary.
When connecting this projector to a DVD player or a DTV decoder, select “Component” by using RGB/COMPONENT on
the remote control or the GUI menu. (See page 25.)
Projector
NENT AUDIO INPUT
PR
(INPUT 1, 2)
INPUT 2
RGB /COMPONENT
D-sub/RCA cable (sold separately)
To analog component output terminals
DTV decoder
or
DVD player
Audio cable (sold separately)
To audio output terminals
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Connecting the Projector
Connecting the Projector to a Computer
You can connect your projector to a computer for projection of full color computer images.
Connecting a computer using the standard 15-pin video and audio input
For Europe only
Setup & Connections
Computer RGB cable
1 Connect one end of the computer RGB cable to the
INPUT 2 RGB/COMPONENT port on the projector.
Secure the connector by tightening the thumb screws.
2 Connect the other end to the Monitor output port on the
computer. Secure the connector by tightening the thumb
screws.
3 To use the built-in audio system, connect one end of
the computer audio cable to the AUDIO INPUT (INPUT
1, 2) terminal on the projector.
4 Connect the other end to the Audio output terminal on
the computer.
CAUTION
• Before connecting, be sure to turn both the projector and the
computer off. After making all connections, turn the projector
on first. The computer should always be turned on last.
RS-232C
INPUT 1
Y
/COMPONENT
CB
CR
AUDIO INPUT
(INPUT 1, 2)
INPUT 2
RGB /COMPONENT
• Please read the computer’s operation manual carefully.
• Refer to page 45 “Computer Compatibility Chart” for a list of computer
signals compatible with the projector. Use with computer signals other
than those listed may cause some of the functions not to work.
• A Macintosh adaptor may be required for use with some Macintosh
computers. Contact your nearest Sharp Authorised LCD Projector Dealer
or Service Centre.
When connecting this projector to a computer, select “RGB”
by using RGB/COMPONENT on the remote control or the
GUI menu. (See page 25.)
Connecting other compatible computers
When connecting the projector to a compatible computer other than an IBM-PC (VGA/SVGA/XGA/SXGA) or Macintosh (i.e. Workstation), a separate cable may be needed. Please contact your dealer for more information.
When connecting this projector to a computer, select “RGB” by using RGB/COMPONENT on the remote control or the GUI
menu. (See page 25.)
• Connecting computers other than the recommended types may result in damage to the projector, the computer, or both.
“Plug and Play” function
• This projector is compatible with VESA-standard DDC 1/DDC 2B. The projector and a VESA DDC compatible
computer will communicate their setting requirements, allowing for quick and easy setup.
• Before using the “Plug and Play” function, be sure to turn on the projector first and the connected computer last.
• The DDC, Plug and Play function of this projector operates only when used in conjunction with a VESA DDC compatible computer.
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Connecting the Projector
Connecting RS-232C Port
When the RS-232C port on the projector is connected to a computer with an RS-232C cable (null modem, cross
type, sold separately), the computer can be used to control the projector and check the status of the projector.
See pages 43 and 44 for details.
DIN-D-sub RS-232C
cable
Setup & Connections
1 Connect the supplied DIN-D-sub RS-232C cable to the RS-232C port on the projector.
2 Connect an RS-232C cable (null modem, cross type, sold separately) to the other end of DIN-D-sub RS-232C
cable and to the serial port on the computer.
RS-232C cable
(null modem, cross type, sold separately)
DIN-D-sub
RS-232C cable
Projector
RS-232C
INPUT 1
Y
/CO
PB
CAUTION
• Do not connect or disconnect an RS-232C cable to or from the computer while it is on. This may damage your computer.
• The RS-232C function may not operate if your computer port is not correctly set up. Please refer to the operation manual of
the computer for details on setting up.
• A Macintosh adaptor may be required for use with some Macintosh computers. Contact your nearest Sharp Authorised LCD
Projector Dealer or Service Centre.
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Operation
Basic Operations
1 Make the necessary connections before proceeding. Connect the power cord to a wall outlet.
The POWER indicator illuminates red and the
projector enters standby mode.
Maintenance indicators
ON/OFF
POWER
LAMP
• If the side filter cover is not securely installed, the POWER
indicator flashes.
TEMP.
KEYSTONE
Operation
Projector
ON/OFF
Remote control
VOL
LAMP
POWER
POWER
2
TEMP.
KEYSTONE
MUTE
INPUT
PICT MODE
BACK
ENTER
BACK
MENU
MENU
ENTER
Startup image
Maintenance indicators
ON/OFF
POWER
LAMP
2 Press ON/OFF on the projector for over one
second, or POWER on the remote control.
• The flashing green LAMP REPLACEMENT indicator shows
that the lamp is warming up. Wait until the indicator stops
flashing before operating the projector.
• If the power is turned off and then immediately turned on
again, it may take a short while before the lamp turns on.
• After the projector is unpacked and turned on for the first
time, a slight odour may be emitted from the exhaust vent.
This odour will soon disappear with use.
• Do not press any buttons before the startup image
disappears. Before “Adjusting The Image” appears, only
ON/OFF or POWER is available.
When the power is on, the LAMP REPLACEMENT indicator
lights indicating the status of the lamp.
Green: Lamp is ready.
Flashing green: Warming up.
Red: Change the lamp.
TEMP.
KEYSTONE
3 Slide the ZOOM knob. The image can be adjusted
to the desired size within the zoom range.
3
4
15
4 Rotate the FOCUS ring until the image on the
screen becomes clear.
Basic Operations
Projector
ON/OFF
Remote control
8
6
LAMP
POWER
VOL
POWER
TEMP.
5 Press INPUT on the projector, INPUT 1, INPUT 2,
S-VIDEO or VIDEO on the remote control to select
the desired input mode.
Press INPUT, INPUT 1, INPUT 2, S-VIDEO or
VIDEO again to change the mode.
KEYSTONE
INPUT
PICT MODE
BACK
ENTER
7
MENU
MUTE
BACK
MENU
5
ENTER
RGB/
INPUT 1 COMPONENT PICT MODE
INPUT 2 AUTO SYNC GAMMA
S-VIDEO
VIDEO
CLR TEMP
KEYSTONE
EXAMPLE
5 INPUT 1 Mode
INPUT 2 Mode
FREEZE
• When the selected input signal is being received, “Adjusting
The Image” will be displayed.
• When no signal is being received, “NO SIGNAL” will be
displayed. When a signal that the projector is not preset to
receive is being received, “NOT REG.” will be displayed.
6 Press VOLUME on the remote control to adjust
the volume.
7 Press MUTE on the remote control to temporarily
turn off the sound.
Press MUTE again to turn the sound back on.
g
d
f
VIDEO Mode
S-VIDEO Mode
s
6
7
8
Operation
8 Press ON/OFF on the projector for over one
second, or POWER on the remote control.
Press ON/OFF or POWER again while the
message is displayed.
• If you accidentally pressed ON/OFF or POWER and do not
want to turn off the power, wait until the power off screen
disappears.
• When ON/OFF or POWER is pressed twice, the POWER
indicator will light up red and the cooling fan will run for
about 90 seconds. The projector will then enter standby
mode.
• Wait until the cooling fan stops before disconnecting the
power cord.
• The power can be turned on again by pressing ON/OFF or
POWER. When the power is turned on, the POWER indicator
and the LAMP REPLACEMENT indicator light green.
• The POWER indicator flashes if the right side filter cover is
not securely installed.
WARNING:
The cooling fan in this projector continues to run for about
90 seconds after the projector is turned off. During normal
operation, when turning the power off always use the ON/
OFF button on the projector or the POWER button on the
remote control. Ensure the cooling fan has stopped before
disconnecting the power cord.
DURING NORMAL OPERATION, NEVER TURN THE
PROJECTOR OFF BY DISCONNECTING THE POWER
CORD. FAILURE TO OBSERVE THIS WILL RESULT IN
PREMATURE LAMP FAILURE.
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Setting up the Screen
Position the projector perpendicular to the screen with all feet flat and level to achieve an optimal image.
Move the projector forward or backward if the edges of the image are distorted.
• The projector lens should be centred in the middle of the screen. If the lens centre is not perpendicular to the screen, the image will be
distorted, making viewing difficult.
• Position the screen so that it is not in direct sunlight or room light. Light falling directly onto the screen washes out colours, making viewing
difficult. Close the curtains and dim the lights when setting up the screen in a sunny or bright room.
• A polarizing screen cannot be used with this projector.
Standard Setup (Front Projection)
Place the projector at the required distance from the screen according to the desired picture size. (See the table
below.)
FULL Mode
(4:3)
Picture size (diag.) (x)
Operation
635 cm (250⬙)
508 cm (200⬙)
381 cm (150⬙)
254 cm (100⬙)
213 cm (84⬙)
183 cm (72⬙)
152 cm (60⬙)
102 cm (40⬙)
WIDE Mode
(16:9)
Minimum
9.9 m
7.9 m
5.9 m
3.9 m
3.3 m
2.8 m
2.3 m
1.6 m
Projection distance (L)
Picture size (diag.) (x)
572 cm (225⬙)
508 cm (200⬙)
381 cm (150⬙)
338 cm (133⬙)
269 cm (106⬙)
254 cm (100⬙)
234 cm (92⬙)
213 cm (84⬙)
183 cm (72⬙)
152 cm (60⬙)
102 cm (40⬙)
NORMAL Mode
(4:3)
Projection distance (L)
Maximum
10.0 m *1
9.6 m
7.2 m
4.8 m
4.0 m
3.4 m
2.8 m
1.9 m
Picture size (diag.) (x)
457 cm (180⬙)
381 cm (150⬙)
254 cm (100⬙)
213 cm (84⬙)
183 cm (72⬙)
152 cm (60⬙)
102 cm (40⬙)
Maximum
*2
10.0 m
10.0 m
*3
7.8 m
6.9 m
5.5 m
5.2 m
4.8 m
4.4 m
3.7 m
3.1 m
2.0 m
Minimum
9.8 m
8.7 m
6.5 m
5.7 m
4.6 m
4.3 m
4.0 m
3.6 m
3.1 m
2.6 m
1.7 m
Projection distance (L)
Maximum
10.0 m
*4
9.6 m
6.3 m
5.3 m
4.6 m
3.8 m
2.5 m
Minimum
9.5 m
7.9 m
5.3 m
4.4 m
3.8 m
3.1 m
2.1 m
Distance from the lens centre to the
bottom of the image (H)
38.1 cm
30.5 cm
22.9 cm
15.2 cm
12.8 cm
11.0 cm
9.1 cm
6.1 cm
Distance from the lens centre to the
bottom of the image (H)
ⳮ9.3 cm
ⳮ8.3 cm
ⳮ6.2 cm
ⳮ5.5 cm
ⳮ4.4 cm
ⳮ4.2 cm
ⳮ3.8 cm
ⳮ3.5 cm
ⳮ3.0 cm
ⳮ2.5 cm
ⳮ1.7 cm
Distance from the lens centre to the
bottom of the image (H)
ⳮ9.1 cm
ⳮ7.6 cm
ⳮ5.1 cm
ⳮ4.3 cm
ⳮ3.7 cm
ⳮ3.0 cm
ⳮ2.0 cm
• Values with a minus (ⳮ) sign indicate the distance of the lens centre below the bottom of the screen.
• The values do not match up when applying the formula in *1 to *4 above. However, this is not a calculation
error.
• For optimum focus, the recommended projection distance (L) is from 1.15m to 10.0m.
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Setting up the Screen
Using the Adjustment Feet
You can adjust the height of the image by raising the projector with the
foot releases.
1 Press the foot releases and lift the projector to the desired angle.
(Adjustable up to approximately 7° from the standard position.)
2 Remove your hands from the foot releases. Once the adjustment
feet have locked in position, release the projector.
3 If the screen is at an angle, the adjusters can be used to adjust
the angle of the image.
Returning the projector to its original position
While holding the projector, press the foot releases and slowly lower the projector
to its original position.
• When an adjustment is made, the image may become distorted (keystoned), depending
on the relative positions of the projector and the screen.
Operation
CAUTION
• Do not press the foot releases when the adjustment feet are extended without firmly holding the projector.
• Do not hold the lens when lifting or lowering the projector.
• When lowering the projector, be careful not to get your fingers caught in the area between the adjustment feet and the
projector.
Reversed Image Setup
Rear projection
Projection using a mirror
• Place a translucent screen between the projector and
the audience.
• Use the projector’s menu system to reverse the
projected image. (See page 34 for use of this
function.)
• When the distance between the projector and screen
is not sufficient for normal rear projection, you can
use a mirror to reflect the image onto the screen.
• Place a mirror (normal flat type) in front of the lens.
• Project the normal image onto the mirror.
• The image reflected from the mirror is projected onto
the translucent screen.
• Optimal image quality can be achieved when the projector is positioned perpendicular to the screen with all feet flat and level.
CAUTION
• When using a mirror, be sure to carefully position both the projector and the mirror so the light does not shine into the eyes of
the audience.
Ceiling-mount Setup
• It is recommended that you use the optional Sharp ceiling-mount
bracket for this installation.
• Before mounting the projector, contact your nearest Sharp
Authorised LCD Projector Dealer or Service Centre to obtain the
recommended ceiling-mount bracket (sold separately). (AN-TK202
ceiling-mount bracket, AN-TK201 extension tube, AN-Z7T ceiling
adaptors for AN-TK202 or AN-TK201.)
• When the projector is in the inverted position, use the upper edge
of the screen as the base line.
• Use the projector’s menu system to select the appropriate projection
mode. (See page 34 for use of this function.)
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Setting up the Screen
Digital Keystone Correction
• When the image is distorted due to the projection
angle, the digital keystone correction function allows
you to correct it.
• The digital keystone correction can be made by
pressing KEYSTONE, or by setting “Keystone”
correction in the GUI menu.
Projector
ON/OFF
Remote control
RGB/
INPUT 1 COMPONENT PICT MODE
LAMP
POWER
TEMP.
PICT MODE
BACK
ENTER
1
S-VIDEO
VIDEO
Operation
ON/OFF
CLR TEMP
KEYSTONE
FREEZE
Remote control
VOL
LAMP
POWER
2, 3, 4
TEMP.
KEYSTONE
INPUT
PICT MODE
BACK
ENTER
Press KEYSTONE to adjust the setting.
MENU
Projector
POWER
1
INPUT 2 AUTO SYNC GAMMA
KEYSTONE
INPUT
Using the KEYSTONE buttons
2, 3
MUTE
1
Press MENU.
2
Press ∂/ƒ to select “Options”, and then press
ENTER.
3
Press ∂/ƒ to select “Keystone”, and then press
ENTER.
4
Press ∂/ƒ to move the
setting.
5
To exit from the GUI, press MENU.
BACK
MENU
MENU
1, 5
Using the GUI menu
ENTER
(GUI) On-screen Display
mark to the desired
• To reset the keystone setting, press BACK.
• Straight lines and the edges of the displayed image may
appear jagged, when adjusting the keystone setting.
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Using the GUI (Graphical User Interface) Menu Screens
Projector
7
ON/OFF
VOL
LAMP
POWER
This projector has three sets of menu screens (INPUT 1
or 2 (COMPONENT), INPUT 2 (RGB) and S-VIDEO or
VIDEO) that allow you to adjust the image and various
projector settings. These menu screens can be
operated from the projector or the remote control with
the following buttons.
Remote control
POWER
2, 4, 6
TEMP.
KEYSTONE
INPUT
PICT MODE
BACK
ENTER
3, 5
MUTE
BACK
MENU
MENU
1, 8
ENTER
(GUI) On-screen Display
EXAMPLE
INPUT 1 or 2 (COMPONENT) mode
s
Operation
INPUT 2 (RGB) mode
s
S-VIDEO or VIDEO mode
s
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
Press MENU to display the main menu.
Press ∂/ƒ to select an adjustment item in the main menu.
Press ENTER to display the sub menu.
Press ∂/ƒ to select an adjustment item in the sub menu.
Press ENTER to activate the selected adjustment item.
Press ∂/ƒ to adjust the item.
Press BACK to return to the previous screen.
Press MENU to exit from the GUI.
• For details on items on the menu screen, see the tree charts on pages 21 and 22.
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Using the GUI (Graphical User Interface) Menu Screens
Items on the INPUT 1 or 2 (COMPONENT)
Mode Menu Bar
Main menu
Picture1
Sub menu
Main menu
Contrast
ⳮ30
Ⳮ30
Bright
ⳮ30
Red
Blue
Operation
Ⳮ30
Bright
ⳮ30
Ⳮ30
ⳮ30
Ⳮ30
Red
ⳮ30
Ⳮ30
ⳮ30
Ⳮ30
Blue
ⳮ30
Ⳮ30
Component
Signal Type
RGB
Reset
RGB
Color
ⳮ30
Ⳮ30
Clock
ⳮ127 Ⳮ127
Tint
ⳮ30
Ⳮ30
Phase
ⳮ120 Ⳮ120
Fine Sync
H-Pos
ⳮ50
Ⳮ50
2D Progressive
V-Pos
ⳮ50
Ⳮ50
Reset
3D Progressive
Reset
Signal Info
Film Mode 1
Progressive
Language
ⳮ30
Ⳮ30
Component
*1
0
Sharp
Options
*2
7
Options
ⳮ127 Ⳮ127
Film Mode 2
Lamp Timer
ON
Keystone
ⳮ127 Ⳮ127
Keystone
OFF
Auto Power Off
ON
Auto Power Off
Blue
Background
OFF
Background
None
Theater Mode
Blue
Theater Mode
ON
English
None
English
OFF
Deutsch
ON
Español
OFF
Language
Deutsch
Español
Nederlands
Français
Français
Italiano
Italiano
Svenska
Svenska
Português
Português
Front
PRJ Mode
Front
CeilingⳭFront
CeilingⳭFront
Rear
Rear
CeilingⳭRear
Special Modes
Signal Info
Lamp Timer
Nederlands
PRJ Mode
Sub menu
Contrast
Picture
Reset
Signal Type
Picture2
Items on the INPUT 2 (RGB) Mode Menu Bar
640⳯480
480P
CeilingⳭRear
Special Modes
640⳯480
480P
*1 “Signal Type” does not appear when the INPUT 1 (COMPONENT) mode is selected.
*2 “Progressive” only appears when receiving a 480i signal in the INPUT 2 (COMPONENT) mode.
• “Color”, “Tint” and “Sharp” do not appear in the INPUT 2 (RGB) mode.
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Using the GUI (Graphical User Interface) Menu Screens
Items on the S-VIDEO or VIDEO
Mode Menu Bar
Main menu
Picture1
Sub menu
Contrast
ⳮ30
Ⳮ30
Bright
ⳮ30
Ⳮ30
Red
ⳮ30
Ⳮ30
Blue
ⳮ30
Ⳮ30
ⳮ30
Ⳮ30
Reset
Picture2
Color
Tint
Options
ⳮ30
Ⳮ30
Sharp
0
7
Progressive
2D Progressive
Reset
3D Progressive
Signal Info
Film Mode 1
Lamp Timer
Film Mode 2
Keystone
ⳮ127 Ⳮ127
Auto Power Off
ON
Background
OFF
Theater Mode
Blue
English
None
Deutsch
ON
Español
OFF
Operation
Language
*3
Nederlands
Français
Italiano
Svenska
Português
PRJ Mode
Front
CeilingⳭFront
Rear
CeilingⳭRear
Video System
Auto
PAL
NTSC3.58
SECAM
NTSC4.43
PAL M
PAL N
PAL (60Hz)
*3 “Tint” does not appear when receiving “PAL”, “SECAM”, “PAL M”, “PAL N“ or “PAL (60Hz)” in the S-VIDEO or VIDEO mode.
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Selecting the On-screen Display Language
Remote control
Projector
ON/OFF
VOL
LAMP
POWER
POWER
2, 3
English is the preset language for the On-screen
Display. The language can be set to English, German,
Spanish, Dutch, French, Italian, Swedish, Portuguese,
Chinese, Korean or Japanese.
TEMP.
KEYSTONE
INPUT
2, 4
PICT MODE
BACK
ENTER
MUTE
1 Press MENU.
BACK
MENU
2 Press ∂/ƒ to select “Language”, and then press
ENTER.
MENU
1, 5
ENTER
3 Press ∂/ƒ to select the desired language.
(GUI) On-screen Display
4 Press ENTER to save the setting. The On-screen
Display is now programmed to display in the
language selected.
Operation
5 To exit from the GUI, press MENU.
Selecting the Video Input System Mode (S-VIDEO or VIDEO mode only)
Remote control
Projector
ON/OFF
VOL
LAMP
POWER
POWER
2, 3
The video input system mode is preset to “Auto”;
however, it can be changed to a specific system mode,
if the selected system mode is not compatible with the
connected audiovisual equipment.
TEMP.
KEYSTONE
INPUT
BACK
2, 4
PICT MODE
ENTER
MUTE
MENU
MENU
1, 5
(GUI) On-screen Display
1 Press MENU.
BACK
ENTER
2 Press ∂/ƒ to select “Video System”, and then
press ENTER.
3 Press ∂/ƒ to select the desired video system
mode.
4 Press ENTER to save the setting.
5 To exit from the GUI, press MENU.
• When the system mode is set to “Auto”, you may not receive
a clear picture due to signal differences. Should this occur,
switch to the video system of the source signal.
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Picture Adjustments
Projector
ON/OFF
Remote control
VOL
LAMP
POWER
POWER
2, 3, 4
TEMP.
PICT MODE
BACK
ENTER
You can adjust the projector’s picture to your preferences with the following picture settings.
Description of Adjustment Items
KEYSTONE
INPUT
Adjusting the Picture
2, 3
MUTE
BACK
MENU
MENU
1, 5
ENTER
(GUI) On-screen Display
INPUT 1 or 2 (COMPONENT) mode
Selected item
ƒ button
Contrast
Bright
Red
Blue
Reset
For less contrast
For more contrast
For less brightness
For more brightness
For weaker red
For stronger red
For weaker blue
For stronger blue
All image adjustment items are returned to the factory preset
settings.
For less colour intensity
For more colour intensity
Skin tones become purplish Skin tones become greenish
For less sharpness
For more sharpness
Color
Tint
Sharp
∂ button
Operation
• “Signal Type” does not appear when the INPUT 1
(COMPONENT) mode is selected.
• “Progressive” only appears when receiving a 480i signal in
the INPUT 2 (COMPONENT) mode.
• “Color”, “Tint” and “Sharp” do not appear in the INPUT 2
(RGB) mode.
• “Tint” does not appear when receiving “PAL”, “SECAM”,
“PAL M”, “PAL N“ or “PAL (60Hz)” in the S-VIDEO or VIDEO
mode.
1 Press MENU.
INPUT 2 (RGB) mode
2 Press ∂/ƒ to select “Picture1” or “Picture2” in
INPUT 1 or 2 (COMPONENT), S-VIDEO or VIDEO
mode, or to select “Picture” in INPUT 2 (RGB)
mode, and then press ENTER.
3 Press ∂/ƒ to select a specific adjustment item,
and then press ENTER.
4 Press ∂/ƒ to move the
mark of the selected
adjustment item to the desired setting.
5 To exit from the GUI, press MENU.
S-VIDEO or VIDEO mode
• To reset all adjustment items, select “Reset”, and then press
ENTER.
• The adjustments can be stored separately in the INPUT 1,
INPUT 2, S-VIDEO and VIDEO modes.
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Picture Adjustments
Projector
ON/OFF
Remote Control
VOL
LAMP
POWER
POWER
2, 3, 4
TEMP.
PICT MODE
BACK
ENTER
This function allows you to select the input signal type
(RGB or COMPONENT) for INPUT 2 port.
1 Press MENU.
KEYSTONE
INPUT
Selecting the Signal Type
2, 3, 5
MUTE
BACK
MENU
MENU
1, 6
2 Press ∂/ƒ to select “Picture” in INPUT 2 (RGB)
mode, and then press ENTER.
ENTER
3 Press ∂/ƒ to select “Signal Type”, and then press
ENTER.
(GUI) On-screen Display
4 Press ∂/ƒ to select “Component” or “RGB”.
5 Press ENTER to save the setting.
6 To exit from the GUI, press MENU.
Operation
Progressive Mode
Projector
ON/OFF
Remote Control
1 Press MENU.
VOL
LAMP
POWER
POWER
2, 3, 4
2 Press ∂/ƒ to select “Picture2” in S-VIDEO or
VIDEO mode, and then press ENTER.
TEMP.
KEYSTONE
INPUT
PICT MODE
BACK
ENTER
2, 3, 5
MUTE
BACK
MENU
MENU
1, 6
This function allows you to select the progressive display
of a video signal. The progressive display projects a
smoother video image. For reducing distortion and
noise, select an item in “Progressive” for optimum image
quality.
ENTER
3 Press ∂/ƒ to select “Progressive”, and then press
ENTER.
4 Press ∂/ƒ to select the desired progressive
display.
(GUI) On-screen Display
5 Press ENTER to save the setting.
6 To exit from the GUI, press MENU.
Description of Progressive Modes
2D Progressive
Useful for displaying fast-moving images such as sports and action
films. Mode that optimises the image in a displayed frame.
3D Progressive
Useful for displaying relatively slow-moving images such as drama
and documentary more clearly. Mode that optimises the image by
estimating the movement of a number of preceding and succeeding
frames.
Film Mode 1
Effective for displaying action movies or other fast-moving film
sources.
Film Mode 2
Effective for displaying still images or slow-moving film sources as in
a documentary.
• The film source is a digital video recording with the original encoded
as is at 24 frames/second. The projector can convert this film source
to progressive video at 60 frames/second to play back a highdefinition image.
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Computer Image Adjustments (INPUT 2 (RGB) mode only)
Auto Sync Adjustment
Remote control
• Used to automatically adjust a computer image.
• Auto Sync adjustment can be made manually by
pressing AUTO SYNC.
RGB/
INPUT 1 COMPONENT PICT MODE
INPUT 2 AUTO SYNC GAMMA
1
S-VIDEO
VIDEO
CLR TEMP
KEYSTONE
FREEZE
• The sync adjustment is automatically made each time the
projector is turned on while connected to a computer or
the input selection is changed.
1 Press AUTO SYNC on the remote control.
On-screen Display
During Auto Sync adjustment, “Adjusting The Image”
is displayed as shown on the left.
Operation
• Auto Sync adjustment may take some time to complete,
depending on the image of the computer connected to the
projector.
• When the optimum image cannot be achieved with Auto
Sync adjustment, use manual adjustments. (See page 27.)
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Computer Image Adjustments (INPUT 2 (RGB) mode only)
Projector
ON/OFF
Remote control
VOL
LAMP
POWER
POWER
2, 3, 4
TEMP.
KEYSTONE
INPUT
PICT MODE
BACK
ENTER
2, 3
MUTE
BACK
MENU
Adjusting the Computer Image
When displaying computer patterns which are very
detailed (tiling, vertical stripes, etc.), interference may
occur between the LCD pixels, causing flickering,
vertical stripes, or contrast irregularities in portions of
the screen. Should this occur, adjust “Clock”, “Phase”,
“H-Pos” and “V-Pos” for the optimum computer image.
MENU
1, 5
(GUI) On-screen Display
ENTER
Description of Adjustment Items
Selected item
Description
Clock
Phase
H-Pos
V-Pos
Adjusts vertical noise.
Adjusts horizontal noise (similar to tracking on your VCR).
Centres the on-screen image by moving it to the left or right.
Centres the on-screen image by moving it up or down.
• Computer image adjustments can be made easily by
pressing AUTO SYNC ( ). See page 26 for details.
(Select the desired computer input mode with INPUT
Operation
on the projector or INPUT 2 on the remote control.)
1 Press MENU.
2 Press ∂/ƒ to select “Fine Sync”, and then press
ENTER.
3 Press ∂/ƒ to select a specific adjustment item,
and then press ENTER.
4 Press ∂/ƒ to move the
mark of the selected
adjustment item to the desired setting.
5 To exit from the GUI, press MENU.
• The value range of “Clock” setting is limited by the type of
signal received.
• To reset all adjustment items, select “Reset” on the “Fine
Sync” menu screen and press ENTER.
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Useful Features
Freeze Function
Remote control
This function allows you to instantly freeze a moving
image. This is useful when you want to display a still
image from a computer or video, giving you more time
to explain the image to the audience.
RGB/
INPUT 1 COMPONENT PICT MODE
1 Press FREEZE on the remote control to freeze
the image.
INPUT 2 AUTO SYNC GAMMA
S-VIDEO
VIDEO
CLR TEMP
KEYSTONE
FREEZE
1, 2
2 Press FREEZE again to return to the moving
image.
On-screen Display
Useful Features
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Adjusting the Colour Temperature
This function can be used to adjust the colour
temperature to suit the type of image input to the
projector (video, computer image, TV broadcast, etc.).
Decrease the colour temperature to create warmer,
reddish images for natural flesh tones. Increase the
colour temperature to create cooler, bluish images for
a brighter picture.
Remote control
RGB/
INPUT 1 COMPONENT PICT MODE
INPUT 2 AUTO SYNC GAMMA
S-VIDEO
CLR TEMP
1
VIDEO
KEYSTONE
FREEZE
Description of Colour Temperature
1
(Red)
2
Decreases colour temperature
for warmer, reddish,
incandescent-like images.
(Low colour temperature)
On-screen Display
Position1
s
s
s
Useful Features
Position3
Position4
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4
(Blue)
Increases colour temperature
for cooler, bluish, florescentlike images.
(High colour temperature)
1 Press CLR TEMP on the remote control. Each time
CLR TEMP is pressed, colour temperature toggles
as shown below.
1
Position2
3
2
3
4
Gamma Correction
Remote control
RGB/
INPUT 1 COMPONENT PICT MODE
INPUT 2 AUTO SYNC GAMMA
1
S-VIDEO
VIDEO
CLR TEMP
KEYSTONE
FREEZE
• Gamma is an image quality enhancement function
that offers a richer image by brightening the darker
portions of the image without altering the brightness
of the brighter portions.
• Three gamma settings are available to allow for
differences in the images displayed and in the
brightness of the room.
• When you are displaying images with frequent, dark
scenes, such as a film or concert, or when you are
displaying images in a bright room, this feature makes
the dark scenes easier to see and gives the impression of greater depth in the image.
Gamma Modes
On-screen Display
Selected Mode
Gamma mode
STANDARD
For a highly defined image emphasising high
contrast and colour reproduction.
GAMMA 1
For a warm and moist image controlling
contrast and brightness.
GAMMA 2
Most suitable when viewing images in a brightly
lit room.
s
STANDARD
GAMMA 2
Useful Features
s
GAMMA 1
1 Press GAMMA on the remote control. Each time
GAMMA is pressed, the gamma level toggles as
shown on the left.
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Selecting the Picture Display Mode
Projector
ON/OFF
Remote control
RGB/
INPUT 1 COMPONENT PICT MODE
LAMP
POWER
INPUT 2 AUTO SYNC GAMMA
TEMP.
KEYSTONE
INPUT
PICT MODE
BACK
ENTER
1
S-VIDEO
VIDEO
This function allows you to modify or customise the
picture display mode to enhance the input image.
Depending on the input signal, you can choose the
picture display mode preferred.
CLR TEMP
KEYSTONE
FREEZE
MENU
1 Press PICT MODE. Each time PICT MODE is
pressed, the picture mode changes as shown
below.
EXAMPLE
4:3
Letterbox
Squeeze
16:9 aspect ratio, 720P, 1080i
720P, 1080i
VGA, SVGA, XGA, SXGA
4:3 aspect ratio
480I/P, NTSC, PAL, SECAM
Video
Computer
Input Signal
FULL
PICT MODE
FULL
FULL
800 ⳯ 600
800 ⳯ 600
800 ⳯ 600
–
800 ⳯ 600
WIDE
800 ⳯ 450
800 ⳯ 450
800 ⳯ 450
800 ⳯ 450
–
Output screen image
WIDE
NORMAL
600 ⳯ 450
600 ⳯ 450
600 ⳯ 450
–
–
NORMAL
PICT MODE
PICT MODE
WIDE
NORMAL
4:3 aspect ratio
Useful Features
480I/P,
NTSC,
PAL,
SECAM
PICT MODE
FULL
PICT MODE
PICT MODE
WIDE
NORMAL
Letterbox
PICT MODE
FULL
PICT MODE
PICT MODE
WIDE
NORMAL
Squeeze
PICT MODE
WIDE
720P,
1080i
16:9 aspect ratio
Input Signal
Output screen image
FULL
PICT MODE
VGA,
SVGA,
XGA,
SXGA
FULL
4:3 aspect ratio
• When inputting a VGA text mode (640⳯350) signal or an RGB signal from a device other than a computer, the display is
fixed in FULL (4:3) mode, with the image filling up the whole screen.
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Checking the Input Signal and the Lamp Usage Time
Projector
ON/OFF
Remote control
VOL
LAMP
POWER
POWER
2
This function allows you to check the current input signal
information and the accumulated lamp usage time.
1 Press MENU.
TEMP.
KEYSTONE
INPUT
2
PICT MODE
BACK
ENTER
MUTE
BACK
MENU
MENU
1
2 Press ∂/ƒ to select “Options”, and then press
ENTER. The current input signal information and
the lamp usage time will be displayed.
ENTER
• It is recommended that the lamp be replaced after
approximately 900 hours of usage. See pages 38 and 39
for lamp replacement.
(GUI) On-screen Display
Automatic Power Shutoff Function
Projector
ON/OFF
Remote control
VOL
LAMP
POWER
When no input signal is detected for more than 15
minutes, the projector will automatically shut off.
POWER
Description of Automatic Power Shutoff
TEMP.
KEYSTONE
INPUT
BACK
2, 3
PICT MODE
ENTER
MUTE
BACK
MENU
1, 5
ON
Power automatically shuts off after 15 minutes without
a signal being input.
OFF
Automatic Power Shutoff disabled.
MENU
ENTER
Useful Features
2, 3, 4
1 Press MENU.
(GUI) On-screen Display
2 Press ∂/ƒ to select “Options”, and then press
ENTER.
3 Press ∂/ƒ to select “Auto Power Off”, and then
press ENTER.
4 Press ∂/ƒ to select “ON” or “OFF”.
5 To exit from the GUI, press MENU.
• “Auto Power Off” is factory preset to “ON”.
• “Power OFF in 5 min.” will appear five minutes before the
power is automatically turned off.
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Selecting a Background Image
Projector
ON/OFF
Remote control
VOL
LAMP
POWER
POWER
2, 3, 4
This function allows you to select the image displayed
when no signal is being sent to the projector.
Description of Background Images
TEMP.
KEYSTONE
INPUT
PICT MODE
BACK
ENTER
2, 3
MUTE
BACK
MENU
Blue
Blue screen
None
Black screen
*1
MENU
1, 5
1 Press MENU.
ENTER
2 Press ∂/ƒ to select “Options”, and then press
ENTER.
(GUI) On-screen Display
3 Press ∂/ƒ to select “Background”, and then
press ENTER.
4 Press ∂/ƒ to select “Blue” or “None”.
5 To exit from the GUI, press MENU.
*1 While projecting the blue screen, the picture automatically
switches to FULL (4:3) mode even if another display mode
has been selected.
Theatre Mode Function
Projector
ON/OFF
VOL
LAMP
POWER
Useful Features
Remote control
POWER
2, 3, 4
TEMP.
Description of Theatre Modes
KEYSTONE
INPUT
BACK
2, 3
PICT MODE
ENTER
Function with toggle switch to control the quantity of
projected light. Select “ON” or “OFF” to decrease or
increase brightness, power consumption and fan noise.
MUTE
BACK
MENU
ON
Quantity of light is 70%.
Power consumption is 200 W.
OFF
Quantity of light is 100%.
Power consumption is 230 W.
MENU
1, 5
ENTER
1 Press MENU.
(GUI) On-screen Display
2 Press ∂/ƒ to select “Options”, and then press
ENTER.
3 Press ∂/ƒ to select “Theater Mode”, and then
press ENTER.
4 Press ∂/ƒ to select “ON” or “OFF”.
5 To exit from the GUI, press MENU.
• “Theater Mode” is factory preset to “ON” .
• When selecting “OFF“ in “Theater Mode”, fan noise is
increased.
• Even when selecting “ON” in “Theater Mode“, fan noise
may increase if internal temperature rises enough to activate
the cooling function.
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Reverse/Invert Image Function
Projector
ON/OFF
Remote control
VOL
LAMP
POWER
POWER
2, 3
Description of Projected Images
TEMP.
KEYSTONE
INPUT
2, 3
PICT MODE
BACK
ENTER
This projector is equipped with a reverse/invert image
function which allows you to reverse or invert the projected image for various applications.
MUTE
BACK
Selected item
Projected image
Front
Normal image
CeilingⳭFront
Inverted image
Rear
Reversed image
CeilingⳭRear
Reversed and inverted image
MENU
MENU
1, 4
ENTER
(GUI) On-screen Display
1 Press MENU.
2 Press ∂/ƒ to select “PRJ Mode”, and then press
ENTER.
3 Press ∂/ƒ to select the desired projection mode,
and then press ENTER.
4 To exit from the GUI, press MENU.
• This function is used for the reversed image and ceilingmount setups. See page 18 for these setups.
Special Mode Adjustment
ON/OFF
Remote control
VOL
LAMP
POWER
POWER
2, 3
TEMP.
KEYSTONE
INPUT
BACK
2, 4
PICT MODE
ENTER
MUTE
BACK
MENU
MENU
1, 5
ENTER
Ordinarily, the type of input signal is detected and the
correct resolution mode is automatically selected.
However, since the projector cannot distinguish
640⳯480 signal resolution on computers or 480P on
DTVs, select an appropriate mode on “Special Modes.”
Useful Features
Projector
1 Press MENU.
2 Press ∂/ƒ to select “Special Modes”, and then
press ENTER.
3 Press ∂/ƒ to select the optimal resolution mode.
(GUI) On-screen Display
4 Press ENTER to save the setting.
5 To exit from the GUI, press MENU.
• When inputting DTV 480P signals, select “480P” in step 3
above.
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Air Filter Maintenance
Maintenance &
Troubleshooting
Air Filter Maintenance
Right Side View
Air filter
• This projector is equipped with an air filter to ensure the optimal
operating condition of the projector.
• The air filter should be cleaned every 100 hours of use. Clean the
filters more often when the projector is used in a dusty or smoky
location.
• Have your nearest Sharp Authorised LCD Projector Dealer or
Service Centre exchange the filter (PFILD0123CEZZ) when it is no
longer possible to clean it.
Cleaning the air filter
1
Disconnect the power cord.
Unplug the power cord from the AC socket.
2
Remove the filter cover.
Turn over the projector. Press the tab and remove
the filter cover in the direction of the arrow.
Tab
3
Clean the air filter.
Maintenance &
Troubleshooting
Clean the dust off the air filter and cover with a
vacuum cleaner extension hose.
4
Replace the filter cover.
Insert the tab on the end of the filter cover into the
filter cover opening and press the filter cover into
position.
Tab
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Air Filter Maintenance
Replacing the air filter
1
Disconnect the power
cord.
Unplug the power cord from the
AC socket.
2
Remove the filter cover.
Turn over the projector. Press the
tab and remove the filter cover in
the direction of the arrow.
3
Remove the air filter.
1 Remove the air filter stopper.
2 Remove the air filter.
Tab
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4
Replace the air filter.
1 Put the new air filter into position.
2 Put the air filter stopper back into position.
5
Replace the filter cover.
Insert the tab on the end of the filter cover into the
filter cover opening and press the filter cover into
position.
Tab
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;
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• Be sure the filter cover is securely installed. The power will not turn on unless it is correctly installed.
Maintenance &
Troubleshooting
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Lamp/Maintenance Indicators
Maintenance Indicators
ON/OFF
POWER
POWER indicator
LAMP
LAMP REPLACEMENT
indicator
TEMP.
KEYSTONE
Maintenance Indicator
TEMPERATURE
WARNING
indicator
LAMP
REPLACEMENT
indicator
POWER indicator
TEMPERATURE WARNING
indicator
Condition
The internal
temperature is
abnormally high.
• The warning lights on the projector indicate problems
inside the projector.
• There are two warning lights: a TEMPERATURE
WARNING indicator which warns that the projector is too
hot, and a LAMP REPLACEMENT indicator which lets
you know when to change the lamp.
• If a problem occurs, either the TEMPERATURE WARNING
indicator or the LAMP REPLACEMENT indicator will
illuminate red. After turning off the power, follow the
procedures given below.
Problem
Possible Solution
• Blocked air intake.
• Relocate the projector to an area with proper
ventilation.
• Clogged air filter.
• Clean the filter.
(See pages 35 and 36.)
• Cooling fan breakdown.
• Internal circuit failure.
• Take the projector to your nearest Sharp
Authorised LCD Projector Dealer or Service
Centre for repair.
The indicator flashes in
red.
• Cooling down.
• Wait until the indicator stops flashing and
turns off.
The lamp does not
illuminate.
• Burnt-out lamp.
• Lamp circuit failure.
The lamp requires
replacement.
• Lamp has been used for
over 900 hours.
• Carefully replace the lamp. (See pages 38
and 39.)
• Take the projector to your nearest Sharp
Authorised LCD Projector Dealer or Service
Centre for repair.
The indicator flashes in
red when the projector
is on.
• The filter cover is open.
• Securely install the filter cover.
• If the TEMPERATURE WARNING indicator illuminates, follow the solution listed above and then wait until the projector has cooled down
completely before turning the power back on. (At least 5 minutes.)
• If the power is turned off and then turned on again, as during a brief rest, the LAMP REPLACEMENT indicator may be triggered, preventing
the power from going on. Should this occur, remove the power cord from the wall outlet and plug it in again.
Lamp
Maintenance &
Troubleshooting
The lamp in this projector operates for approximately 1,000 cumulative hours, depending on the usage environment. It is recommended that the lamp be replaced after 900 cumulative hours of use or when you notice a
significant deterioration of the picture and colour quality. The lamp usage timer can be checked with the Onscreen Display. (See page 32.)
CAUTION
• Intense light hazard. Do not attempt to look into the aperture and lens while the projector is operating.
• As the usage environment can vary significantly, the projector lamp may not operate for 1,000 hours.
• “1,000 hours” above indicates average life span and should be used for reference only. This is different than the warranty period.
• For safety, the power will not be turned on from the fourth times when turning on the power without changing the lamp after use for 1,000
hours.
Condition
The LAMP REPLACEMENT indicator
illuminates red, and “LAMP” will appear in
yellow in the lower-left corner of the picture.
Problem
• Lamp has been used for
over 900 hours.
A significant deterioration of the picture and
colour quality occurs.
The power will automatically turn off and
the projector will enter standby mode.
“LAMP” will appear in red in the lower-left
corner of the picture, and the power will
turn off.
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• Lamp has been used for
over 1,000 hours.
Possible Solution
• Purchase a replacement lamp unit (lamp
cage/module) of the current type BQCPGC20X//1 from your nearest Sharp
Authorised LCD Projector Dealer or
Service Centre.
• Replace the lamp. (See pages 38 and 39.)
If you wish, you may have the lamp
replaced at your nearest Sharp Authorised
LCD Projector Dealer or Service Centre.
Replacing the Projection Lamp
CAUTION:
• Potential hazard of glass particles if lamp ruptures. Please have Sharp Authorised LCD Projector
Dealer or Service Centre replace lamp if rupture occurs.
• Do not remove the lamp cage directly after operation of the projector. The lamp may be extremely
hot. Wait at least one hour after the power cord is disconnected to allow the surface of the lamp cage
to fully cool before removing the lamp cage.
It is recommended that the lamp be replaced after approximately 900 cumulative hours of use or when you notice
a significant deterioration of the picture and colour quality. Carefully change the lamp by following the steps
below. If the new lamp does not light after replacement, take your projector to the nearest Sharp Authorised LCD
Projector Dealer or Service Centre for repair. Purchase a replacement lamp unit (lamp/cage module) of the current
type BQC-PGC20X//1 from your nearest Sharp Authorised LCD Projector Dealer or Service Centre. Then carefully
change the lamp by following the instructions below. If you wish, you may have the lamp replaced at your nearest
Sharp Authorised LCD Projector Dealer or Service Centre.
Removing and installing the lamp unit
CAUTION
• Be sure to remove the lamp cage by the handle. Be sure not to touch the glass surface of the lamp cage or the inside of
the projector.
• To avoid injury to yourself and damage to the lamp, be sure to carefully follow the steps below.
• Be sure to change the air filter during lamp replacement. The air filter comes packaged with the lamp unit.
First Change Filter (Steps 3-6)
1
Turn off the power.
Press ON/OFF on the projector
or POWER on the remote
control. Wait until the cooling
fan stops.
2
Disconnect the power
cord.
Unplug the power cord from the
AC socket.
3
Remove the filter cover.
Turn over the projector. Press the
tab and remove the filter cover in
the direction of the arrow.
Tab
ON/OFF
or
POWER
VOL
MUTE
POWER
BACK
MENU
Remove the air filter.
1 Remove the air filter stopper.
2 Remove the air filter.
5
Replace the air filter.
1 Put the new air filter into
position.
2 Put the air filter stopper back
into position.
6
Replace the filter cover.
Insert the tab on the end of the
filter cover into the filter cover
opening and press the filter
cover into position.
Maintenance &
Troubleshooting
4
Tab
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Replacing the Projection Lamp
Then Change Lamp (Steps 7-10)
7
Remove the lamp cage cover.
8
Turn over the projector and loosen the user service
screw that secures the lamp cage cover. Then lift
open the cover in the direction of the arrow.
9
Remove the lamp cage.
Loosen the securing screws on the lamp cage.
Hold the lamp cage by the handle and pull it
towards you.
10
Insert the new lamp cage.
Press the lamp cage firmly into the lamp cage
compartment. Fasten the securing screws.
Attach the lamp cage cover.
Slide the lamp cage cover in the direction of the
arrow. Then tighten the user service screw.
Resetting the lamp timer
1
Connect the power
cord.
Maintenance &
Troubleshooting
Plug the power cord into the AC
socket of the projector.
2
Reset the lamp timer.
1 Press KEYSTONE ∂ and
KEYSTONE ƒ on the projector at
the same time.
2 Press INPUT and PICT MODE on
the projector at the same time.
3 Press PICT MODE and MENU on
the projector at the same time.
1
2
• Reset the lamp timer only after replacing the lamp.
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INPUT
PICT MODE
BACK
ENTER
MENU
3
“LAMP 0000H” is
displayed, indicating that
the lamp timer is reset.
Using the Kensington Lock
Kensington Security
Standard connector
This projector has a Kensington Security Standard
connector 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
projector.
Troubleshooting
Problem
No picture and no sound.
Sound is heard but no picture
appears.
Colour is faded or poor.
Picture is blurred.
Picture appears but no sound is
heard.
An unusual sound is occasionally
heard from the cabinet.
Maintenance indicator illuminates.
Picture noise appears.
480P images do not appear.
Colour is distorted (INPUT 2 mode
only).
•
•
•
•
•
•
•
•
•
•
•
•
•
•
•
•
•
Check
Projector power cord is not plugged into the wall outlet.
The filter cover is not securely installed.
Selected input is wrong. (See page 16.)
Cables incorrectly connected to side and rear panels of the projector. (See pages 11–14.)
Remote control batteries have run down. (See page 8.)
Cables incorrectly connected to side and rear panels of the projector. (See pages 11–14.)
“Contrast” and “Bright” adjustments are set to minimum position. (See page 24.)
“Color” and “Tint” adjustments are not correct. (See page 24.)
Adjust the focus. (See page 15.)
Projection distance is too long or too short to allow for proper focus. (See page 17.)
Cables incorrectly connected to side and rear panels of the projector. (See pages 11–14.)
Volume is set to minimum. (See page 16.)
If the picture is normal, the sound is due to cabinet shrinkage caused by temperature changes.
This will not affect operation or performance.
Refer to “Lamp/Maintenance Indicators” on page 37.
Adjust the “Phase” setting. (See page 27.)
Set the resolution mode to 480P. (See page 34.)
Change the input signal type. (See page 25.)
Maintenance &
Troubleshooting
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Appendix
Attaching the Lens Cap
Put on the lens cap to prevent damage to the lens when transporting the projector. A lens cap strap is provided
to prevent the loss of the lens cap.
1
Attach the lens cap
strap to the lens cap.
2
Attach the lens cap
strap to the projector.
3
Attach the lens cap to
the projector with the
lens cap eyelet facing
up.
CAUTION
• Do not lift or carry the projector by the lens or the lens cap as this may damage the lens.
Appendix
• You can also use the end of a mechanical pencil or other pointed object to feed the lens cap strap through the openings.
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Connection Pin Assignments
INPUT 2 Port: 15-pin mini D-sub female connector
1
6
11
5
10
15
Computer Input
Analog
1. Video input (red)
2. Video input
(green/sync on green)
3. Video input (blue)
4. Not connected
5. Composite sync
6. GND (red)
7. GND (green/sync on green)
8. GND (blue)
9.
10.
11.
12.
13.
14.
15.
Not connected
Not connected
GND
Bi-directional data
Horizontal sync signal
Vertical sync signal
Data clock
RS-232C Port: 9-pin D-sub male connector of the DIN-D-sub RS-232C cable
Pin No.
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
5
1
9
6
Signal
Name
RD
SD
Receive Data
Send Data
SG
Signal Ground
I/O
Input
Output
Reference
Not connected
Connected to internal circuit
Connected to internal circuit
Not connected
Connected to internal circuit
Not connected
Not connected
Not connected
Not connected
RS-232C Terminal: 9-pin Mini DIN female connector
8
7
9
6
3
4
5
2
Pin No.
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
Signal
Name
RD
SD
Receive Data
Send Data
SG
Signal Ground
I/O
Input
Output
Reference
Not connected
Connected to internal circuit
Connected to internal circuit
Not connected
Connected to internal circuit
Not connected
Not connected
Not connected
Not connected
1
Appendix
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RS-232C Port Specifications
PC control
A computer can be used to control the projector by connecting an RS-232C cable (null modem, cross type, sold
separately) to the projector. (See page 14 for connection.)
Communication conditions
Set the serial port settings of the computer to match that of the table.
Signal format: Conforms to RS-232C standard.
Baud rate:
9,600 bps
Data length:
8 bits
Parity bit:
NON
Stop bit:
1 bit
Flow control:
None
Basic format
Commands from the computer are sent in the following order: command, parameter, and return code. After the
projector processes the command from the computer, it sends a response code to the computer.
Command format
C1
C2
C3 C4
P1
P2
Command 4-digits
Response code format
Normal response
O
P3
P4
Return code (0DH)
Parameter 4-digits
Return code (0DH)
K
Problem response (Failure due to incorrect command/parameter or the other communication errors)
E
R
R
Return code (0DH)
When more than one code is being sent, send each command only after the OK response code for the previous
command from the projector is verified.
Appendix
• When using the computer control function of the projector, the projector operating status cannot be read to the computer.
Therefore, confirm the status by transmitting the display commands for each adjustment menu and checking the status with
the On-screen Display. If the projector receives a command other than a menu display command, it will execute the command without displaying the On-screen Display.
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RS-232C Port Specifications
Commands
EXAMPLE
• When “BRIGHT” of RGB IMAGE ADJUSTMENT is set to 10.
Computer
R
A
B
_
R
1
→
←
0
COMMAND
PARAMETER
C1 C2 C3 C4
P1 P2 P3 P4
CONTROL
CONTENTS
CONTROL ITEM
Projector
O
K
COMMAND
PARAMETER
C1 C2 C3 C4
P1 P2 P3 P4
R
A
C
O
_
*
*
*
COLOR (30 – 30)
R
A
T
I
_
*
*
*
TINT (30 – 30)
R
A
S
H
_
_
_
*
SHARPNESS (0 – 7)
R
A
R
E
_
_
_
2
RESET
R
A
C
T
_
_
_
*
COLOR TEMPERATURE
(1 – 4)
INPUT1
R
B
P
I
_
*
*
*
CONTRAST (30 – 30)
INPUT2
R
B
B
R
_
*
*
*
BRIGHT (30 – 30)
R
B
R
D
_
*
*
*
RED (30 – 30)
R
B
B
E
_
*
*
*
BLUE (30 – 30)
R
B
R
E
_
_
_
1
RESET
R
B
C
T
_
_
_
*
COLOR TEMPERATURE
(1 – 4)
I
M
B
G
_
_
_
3
BLUE
I
M
B
G
_
_
_
4
NONE
V
O
L
A
_
_
*
*
VOLUME (00 – 60)
M
U
T
E
_
_
_
1
MUTE ON
A
P
O
W
_
_
_
0
AUTO POWER OFF (OFF)
A
P
O
W
_
_
_
1
AUTO POWER OFF (ON)
P
O
W
R
_
_
_
0
POWER OFF (STANDBY)
P
O
W
R
_
_
_
1
POWER ON
I
V
E
D
_
_
_
1
S-VIDEO
I
V
E
D
_
_
_
2
VIDEO
I
R
G
B
_
_
_
1
I
R
G
B
_
_
_
2
I
C
H
K
_
_
_
0
INPUT CHECK
*
KEYSTONE
(127 – 127)
AUTO POWER OFF
POWER SETTING
INPUT SWITCHING
INPUT CHECK
KEYSTONE
ADJUSTMENT
LANGUAGE
SELECTION
VIDEO
SYSTEM
SELECTION
S-VIDEO/VIDEO
IMAGE
ADJUSTMENT 1
S-VIDEO/VIDEO
IMAGE
ADJUSTMENT 2
S-VIDEO/VIDEO
COLOR TEMPERATURE
ADJUSTMENT
COMPONENT
IMAGE
ADJUSTMENT 1
K
E
Y
S
*
*
*
CONTROL
CONTENTS
CONTROL ITEM
COMPONENT
IMAGE
ADJUSTMENT 2
COMPONENT
COLOR TEMPERATURE
ADJUSTMENT
RGB
IMAGE
ADJUSTMENT
RGB
COLOR TEMPERATURE
ADJUSTMENT
M
E
L
A
_
_
_
1
ENGLISH
M
E
L
A
_
_
_
2
DEUTSCH
M
E
L
A
_
_
_
3
ESPAÑOL
M
E
L
A
_
_
_
4
NEDERLANDS
M
E
L
A
_
_
_
5
FRANÇAIS
M
E
L
A
_
_
_
6
ITALIANO
M
E
L
A
_
_
_
7
SVENSKA
M
U
T
E
_
_
_
0
MUTE OFF
M
E
L
A
_
_
_
8
PORTUGUÊS
I
M
R
E
_
_
_
0
REVERSE OFF
M
E
L
A
_
_
_
9
I
M
R
E
_
_
_
1
REVERSE ON
M
E
L
A
_
_
1
0
I
M
I
N
_
_
_
0
INVERT OFF
M
E
L
A
_
_
1
1
I
M
I
N
_
_
_
1
INVERT ON
M
E
S
Y
_
_
_
1
AUTO
I
M
I
P
_
_
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0
2D PROGRESSIVE
M
E
S
Y
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2
PAL
I
M
I
P
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_
1
3D PROGRESSIVE
M
E
S
Y
_
_
_
3
NTSC 3.58
I
M
I
P
_
_
_
2
FILM MODE1
M
E
S
Y
_
_
_
4
SECAM
I
M
I
P
_
_
_
3
FILM MODE2
M
E
S
Y
_
_
_
5
NTSC 4.43
I
B
S
I
_
_
_
1
RGB
M
E
S
Y
_
_
_
6
PAL (M)
I
B
S
I
_
_
_
2
COMPONENT
M
E
S
Y
_
_
_
7
PAL (N)
R
A
S
R
_
_
_
1
FULL
M
E
S
Y
_
_
_
8
PAL (60 Hz)
R
A
S
R
_
_
_
2
WIDE
V
A
P
I
_
*
*
*
CONTRAST (30 – 30)
R
A
S
R
_
_
_
3
NORMAL
V
A
B
R
_
*
*
*
BRIGHT (30 – 30)
R
B
S
R
_
_
_
1
FULL
V
A
R
D
_
*
*
*
RED (30 – 30)
R
B
S
R
_
_
_
2
WIDE
V
A
B
E
_
*
*
*
BLUE (30 – 30)
R
B
S
R
_
_
_
3
NORMAL
V
A
R
E
_
_
_
1
RESET
R
A
S
V
_
_
_
1
FULL
V
A
C
O
_
*
*
*
COLOR (30 – 30)
R
A
S
V
_
_
_
2
WIDE
V
A
T
I
_
*
*
*
TINT (30 – 30)
R
A
S
V
_
_
_
3
NORMAL
V
A
S
H
_
_
_
*
SHARPNESS (0 – 7)
G
A
M
V
_
_
_
1
STANDARD
V
A
R
E
_
_
_
2
RESET
G
A
M
V
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2
GAMMA1
G
A
M
V
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_
3
GAMMA2
G
A
M
R
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_
1
STANDARD
G
A
M
R
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2
GAMMA1
G
A
M
R
_
_
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3
GAMMA2
A
D
J
S
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_
_
1
AUTO SYNC START
V
A
C
T
_
_
_
*
BACKGROUND
SELECTION
VOLUME
ADJUSTMENT
SCREEN SETTING
COLOR TEMPERATURE
(1– 4)
A
P
I
_
*
*
*
CONTRAST (30 – 30)
R
A
B
R
_
*
*
*
BRIGHT (30 – 30)
R
A
R
D
_
*
*
*
RED (30 – 30)
R
A
B
E
_
*
*
*
BLUE (30 – 30)
R
A
R
E
_
_
_
1
RESET
INPUT1
PICTURE MODE
INPUT2
PICTURE MODE
S-VIDEO/
VIDEO
PICTURE MODE
INPUT1/
S-VIDEO/VIDEO
GAMMA
SELECTION
INPUT2
GAMMA
SELECTION
INPUT AUTO
SYNCHRONIZATION
Appendix
R
INPUT2 SIGNAL TYPE
SELECTION
• 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.
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Computer Compatibility Chart
Horizontal Frequency: 15–80 kHz
Vertical Frequency: 43–85 Hz
Pixel Clock: 12–108 MHz
Compatible with sync on green and composite sync signals
SXGA (1,280 1,024) compatible in intelligent compression
PC/
MAC/
WS
Resolution
640 350
720 350
640 400
VGA
720 400
PC
640 480
SVGA
XGA
800 600
1,024 768
Horizontal
Frequency
(kHz)
Vertical
Frequency
(Hz)
VESA
Standard
27.0
60
31.5
70
37.9
85
27.0
60
31.5
70
27.0
60
31.5
70
37.9
85
Display
PC/
MAC/
WS
Resolution
1,152 864
PC
SXGA
1,152 882
Upscale
Horizontal
Frequency
(kHz)
Vertical
Frequency
(Hz)
55.0
60
66.2
70
67.5
75
54.8
60
VESA
Standard
65.9
72
1,280 1,024
64.0
60
35.0
67
48.4
60
60.0
75
49.7
75
68.7
75
PC/
MAC 13"
VGA
640 480
27.0
60
31.5
70
PC/
MAC 19"
XGA
1,024 768
37.9
85
MAC 16"
SVGA
832 624
26.2
50
MAC 21"
SXGA 1,152 870
31.5
60
34.7
70
37.9
72
37.5
75
43.3
85
31.3
50
Display
Intelligent
Compression
Upscale
Intelligent
Compression
35.1
56
37.9
60
44.5
70
48.1
72
46.9
75
53.7
85
35.5
43
40.3
50
48.4
60
56.5
70
60.0
75
68.7
85
True
Intelligent
Compression
Appendix
• This projector may not be able to display images from notebook computers in simultaneous (CRT/LCD) mode. Should this
occur, turn off the LCD display on the notebook computer and output the display data in “CRT only” mode. Details on how
to change display modes can be found in your notebook computer’s operation manual.
• This projector can receive 640 350 VESA format VGA signals, however, “640 400” will appear on the screen.
• The image from Mac 16 (832 624) cannot be displayed in “FULL” mode.
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Specifications
Product type
Model
Video system
Display method
LCD panel
Lens
Projection lamp
Contrast ratio
Video input signal
S-video input signal
Component input signal
Horizontal resolution
Audio output
Computer RGB input signal
Pixel clock
Vertical frequency
Horizontal frequency
Computer control signal
Speaker system
Rated voltage
Input current
Rated frequency
Power consumption
Operating temperature
Storage temperature
Cabinet
I/R carrier frequency
Dimensions (approx.)
Weight (approx.)
Supplied accessories
Replacement parts
LCD Projector
XV-Z7000E
PAL/PAL 60/PAL-M/PAL-N/SECAM/NTSC 3.58/NTSC 4.43/DTV 480P/DTV 720P/DTV 1080I
LCD panel 3, RGB optical shutter method
Panel size: 22.9 mm (0.9) (13.9 [H] 18.5 [W] mm)
Display method: Translucent TN liquid crystal panel
Drive method: TFT (Thin Film Transistor) Active Matrix panel
No. of dots: 480,000 dots (800 [H] 600 [V])
1–1.2 zoom lens, F2.3–2.6, f 36.0–43.2 mm
DC 150 W lamp
350:1
RCA Connector: VIDEO, composite video, 1.0 Vp-p, sync negative, 75 Ω terminated
RCA Connector: AUDIO, 0.5 Vrms more than 22 kΩ (stereo)
4-pin Mini DIN connector
Y (luminance signal): 1.0 Vp-p, sync negative, 75 Ω terminated
C (chrominance signal): Burst 0.286 Vp-p, 75 Ω terminated
RCA Connector (INPUT 1 terminals)
Y: 1.0 Vp-p, sync negative, 75 Ω terminated
CB: 0.7 Vp-p, 75 Ω terminated
CR: 0.7 Vp-p, 75 Ω terminated
520 TV lines (DTV 720P input)
1.0 W (monaural)
15-PIN MINI D-SUB CONNECTOR (INPUT 2 port):
RGB separate/composite sync/sync on green type analog input: 0–0.7 Vp-p, positive,
75 Ω terminated
STEREO MINIJACK: AUDIO, 0.5 Vrms, more than 22 kΩ (stereo)
HORIZONTAL SYNC. SIGNAL: TTL level (positive/negative) or composite sync (Apple only)
VERTICAL SYNC. SIGNAL: Same as above
12–108 MHz
43–85 Hz
15–80 kHz
9-pin Mini DIN female connector (RS-232C port)
2.8 cm (1 7⁄64) round
AC 100–240 V
2.6 A
50/60 Hz
230 W (Selecting “OFF” in the “Theater Mode”.)
200 W (Selecting “ON” in the ”Theater Mode”.)
5°C to 35°C
20°C to 60°C
Plastic
38 kHz
260 74 207 mm (W H D) (main body only)
260 82 207 mm (W H D) (including adjustment feet and projecting parts)
2.6 kg
Remote control, Two AAA size batteries, Rubber leg tips for remote control, Power cord
(1.8 m), Computer RGB cable (for Europe only), DIN-D-sub RS-232C cable (15 cm), A/V
cable, 21 pin RCA conversion adaptor (for Europe only), Extra air filter, Lens cap
(attached), Lens cap strap, Two LCD projector operation manuals
Lamp unit (Lamp/cage module) (BQC-PGC20X//1), Remote control (RRMCG1643CESA),
AAA size batteries, Rubber leg tips for remote control (GLEGG9095CEZZ), Power cord,
Computer RGB cable (QCNWG0002CEZZ), DIN-D-sub RS-232C cable (QCNW5288CEZZ), A/V cable (QCNW-3740CEZZ), 21 pin RCA conversion adaptor
(QSOCZ0361CEZZ), Air filter (PFILD0123CEZZ), Lens cap (PCOVZ1095CEKA), Lens cap
strap (UBNDT0013CEZZ), Two LCD projector operation manuals (TINS-7348CEZZ, TINS7385CEZZ)
This SHARP projector uses LCD (Liquid Crystal Display) panels. These
very sophisticated panels contain 480,000 pixels ( RGB) TFTs (Thin
Film Transistors). As with any high technology electronic equipment
such as large screen TVs, video systems and video cameras, there
are certain acceptable tolerances that the equipment must conform
to.
This unit has some inactive TFTs within acceptable tolerances which
may result in illuminated or inactive dots on the picture screen. This
will not affect the picture quality or the life expectancy of the unit.
Appendix
Specifications are subject to change without notice.
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Units: mm
Appendix
Bottom View
58
8
118
82
42
Front View
32
260
Side View
FOCUS
ZOOM
169.5
207
S-VIDEO
INPUT
ON/OFF
POWER
LAMP
TEMP.
VIDEO
INPUT
KEYSTONE
INPUT
PICT MODE
L
R
AUDIO INPUT
(S-VIDEO, VIDEO INPUT)
BACK
ENTER
MENU
Top View
100-240V
RS-232C
INPUT 1
Y
/COMPONENT
CB
CR
INPUT 2
AUDIO INPUT
(INPUT 1, 2)
RGB /COMPONENT
Rear View
Dimensions
Glossary
Active digital keystone correction
Corrects keystone distortion caused when the projected image is not perpendicular to the screen. This method
provides not only horizontal correction, but vertical as well, thus maintaining the original 4:3 aspect ratio and
eliminating jag lines.
Aspect ratio
Width and height ratio of an image. The normal aspect ratio of a computer and video image is 4 : 3. There are
also wide images with an aspect ratio of 16 : 9 and 21 : 9.
Auto sync
Optimises projected computer images by automatically adjusting certain characteristics.
Background
Initial setting image projected when no signal is being input.
Clock
Clock adjustment is used to adjust vertical noise when clock level is incorrect.
Colour temperature
Function that can be used to adjust the colour temperature to suit the type of image input to the projector.
Freeze
Function to freeze a moving image.
Gamma correction
Offers richer image viewing with dark scene phase and contrast correction according to image and room
brightness. Three gamma settings are available.
GUI
Graphical User Interface. User interface with graphics that allow easier operation.
Intelligent compression and expansion
High quality resizing of lower and higher resolution images to fit the projector’s native resolution.
Phase
Phase shift is a timing shift between isomorphic signals with the same resolution. When phase level is incorrect,
the projected image typically displays horizontal flicker.
Picture display mode
Allows you to modify or customise the picture display mode to enhance the input image.
Progressive mode (Film mode)
Optimises the image by converting the interlaced signal to the progressive. Useful for displaying slow-moving
images or still images.
RS-232C
Function to control the projector from the computer by using the RS-232C ports on the projector and computer.
Sync on green
Video signal mode of a computer which overlaps horizontal and vertical sync signal to green colour signal pin.
Theatre mode function
Function with toggle switch to control the quantity of projected light. Select “ON” or “OFF” to decrease or
increase brightness, power consumption and fan noise.
Appendix
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