738 Series
838 Series
New 3D Options
This information sheet describes expanded 3D video options available for your TV. This sheet supplements the description of 3D video on page 27 of the Basic Owner’s Guide provided with your television. The new options reflect:
• Automatic detection of 3D video from HDMI 1.4a-compliant 3D video devices
• Compatibility with additional 3D signal formats
How Do I Know If My TV Carries
the New 3D Options?
If you received this sheet packed with the TV, your TV
already carries the new options.
If your TV was manufactured prior to issue of this
information sheet, check if the TV’s software version
number is 012.06 (or later) or open the 3D Mode
menu and look for the new options described below.
How Do I Use the New 3D Options?
1. Select Automatic and press ENTER. Press EXIT
to close the menu.
• If the image looks correct, keep the setting
at Automatic for the current device. This
device is HDMI 1.4a compliant.
• For non-compliant 3D sources, open the
Picture > 3D Mode menu and select a
source format based on how the picture
Side by Side
Two images, screen
split vertically
To see the software version number, press MENU. The software
version is displayed in the lower left corner of the main menu.
Software versions 012.06 and later carry new 3D options.
• Turns off 3D images.
• Resumes normal TV operation when viewing a
normal 2D signal. See the other side for how TV
functions are affected by 3D video.
• When the TV detects a 3D signal from an
HDMI 1.4a-compliant device, it switches
automatically to 3D mode and selects the
correct 3D format.
• When receiving a normal 2D signal, the TV
automatically exits 3D mode.
Two images, screen
split horizontally
(always required for
checkerboard signals)
Blurry double image
Use Glasses L-R and
Glasses Control as described
in the Basic Owner’s Guide.
2. When finished watching 3D video, open this
menu and select Automatic or Off.
See the other side for additional notes on using
3D video devices.
Choice of Source Formats
If your device is non-HDMI 1.4a compliant, you must
choose the correct setting from this list.
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Notes on Using 3D Video Settings
3D signals and 3D settings affect some TV functions. Either of the conditions listed here will result in some limitations
to TV operation. Switch to a non-3D source to regain full TV operation.
Effects on TV operation
Source Format is set to Automatic or one of
the named 3D formats.
Source Format is set to Off and the 3D video
source is HDMI 1.4a compliant (picture may
appear as 2D).
Source Format is set to Off and the image is
from a normal 2D signal.
Picture adjustments are limited. To make
picture adjustments while watching normal
2D images from the device, temporarily
set Source Format to Off to make the full
range of adjustments accessible.
The FORMAT key is disabled.
The INTERNET key is disabled.
Normal TV operation
Notice Concerning 3D Format Compatibility
Mitsubishi 738 series and 838 series 3D televisions (the
Top/Bottom in 1080p/24Hz and 720p/60Hz, and Check“TVs”) will no longer require the use of an adapter when
erboard 1080p/60Hz. However, there may be some 3D
loaded with the software version of 012.06 (the “Software
sources that are not compatible with the TVs even after the
Update”). After the Software Update, the TVs will support
Software Update. In all cases: (1) 3D sources must connect
the mandatory HDMI 1.4a 3D signals intended for the United
to the TVs using the HDMI inputs; and (2) Active Shutter 3D
States. Specifically, the TVs will support the 3D signals
glasses with matching synchronization emitter or DLP Link
known as Frame Packing 1080p/24Hz and 720p/60Hz (priActive Shutter 3D glasses are required in order to view 3D
marily from Blu-ray players and gaming consoles), Side-bycontent.
Side in 1080i/60Hz, 1080p/24Hz/30Hz/60Hz and 720p/60Hz,
Updated Instructions for the Sound
Projector Calibration Microphone
838 Series Televisions
The Basic Owner’s Guide supplied with your television
erroneously stated on page 18 that the calibration microphone should be plugged into the TV’s INPUT 3 left audio
Please use instead the INPUT 3 right audio jack as
described in these revised instructions for step 2 of “Auto
Page 18
Auto Setup
Auto setup uses the included calibration microphone.
For manual setup, see the full owner’s guide at
1. Power on the TV and external subwoofer, if any.
2. Plug the microphone cable into the TV’s INPUT 3 right
audio jack.
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Connect microphone
to the right (red) audio