Input and Output Notes
Built-in Tuners: The Sharp
Aquos LC-46D43U is equipped with an ATSC digital tuner, an NTSC analog
tuner, and QAM tuner. No external tuner box is required to receive over the air High
Definition or Standard Definition programming, or non-encrypted High Definition
16:9 Advanced Super View/Black TFT Panel: The TV features Sharp's proprietary
16:9 Advanced Super View/Black TFT panel which delivers
bright, high contrast images that are virtually distortion free and helps
eliminate screen glare. Its extra-wide viewing angles (176° horizontal
and vertical) allow you to see a clear picture from most anywhere in the room.
Display Resolution: The display has a native resolution of 1366 x 768.
Compatible inputs include 1080i, 720p, 480i, and 480p signals. The built-in
image scaler converts all input signals to match the LCD panel's native 768p
Enhanced Color Filter: The television uses
finer points to achieve higher throughput, enabling deeper more vivid colors and
a 150% higher contrast ratio. The TV features a 7500:1 Dynamic Contrast ratio.
Quick Shoot Video Circuitry: The TV utilizes
Quick Shoot Video Circuitry to deliver fast response times which provide
spectacular motion pictures even with high-speed moving scenes. The TV boasts a
6ms response time.
High Brightness (450cd/m2):
The Sharp AQUOS Liquid
Crystal Television is extremely bright. You can put it almost anywhere; even
near windows, doors or other light sources and the picture will still be vivid.
Lamp Life: The expected life of
the backlight lamp is 60,000 hours (at standard backlight position), which
equates to ten hours use a day for more than sixteen years.
AV Mode: This mode gives you 7
options to choose from to best match the environment, which can vary due to room
brightness, type of program, or type of image input:
- Standard: highly defined
image in a normally bright room
- Movie: for viewing movies
- Game: lowers brightness for easier
- PC: enhanced contrast (HDMI and PC inputs only)
- User: allows you to customize settings and store them for each input source
- Dynamic (Fixed): changes image and
sound settings to factory preset values and allows no adjustments
- Dynamic: for clear-cut image
emphasizing high contrast, useful for watching sports
4:3 Program View Modes: When viewing
programs with a 4:3 aspect ratio, you can view the program in one of four modes:
- Side Bar: viewing the
program in 4:3 with bars on either side of the image
- Smart Stretch: stretches
the program horizontally to fill the screen, edges stretched more than the
- Zoom: enlarges the picture
uniformly to fill the screen (Also suitable for viewing widescreen
2.35:1 anamorphic DVDs in full screen)
- Stretch: suitable for
viewing 1.78:1 DVDs, when viewing 1.85:1 DVDs this mode will show thin
black bands at top and bottom of the screen
HD Program View Modes: The Stretch Mode is
available for HD programs. This mode is suitable for viewing wide-screen 1.78:1
aspect-ratio programs. When viewing 1.85:1 programs, the Stretch Mode will still
show very think black bands at the top and bottom of the screen.
Adjustments: You can make the following adjustments in the picture quality
- Optical Picture Control (OPC): when
set to on, the OPC Sensor on the front panel automatically adjusts the
backlight brightness according to the surrounding light
- Backlight: brightens or
dims the screen (-16 to +16)
- Contrast: adjusts the
contrast (0 to +40)
- Brightness: for more or
less brightness (-30 to +30)
- Color: adjusts the
color intensity (-30 to +30)
- Tint: adjusts skin
tones from purplish to greenish (-30 to +30)
- Sharpness: adjusts
sharpness of image edges (-10 to +10)
Advanced Picture Adjustments:
In addition to the above picture adjustments, you can make further fine picture
- Color Temperature: for
better white balance, you can set the color temperature to High, Middle
High, Middle, Middle Low, or Low
- Black: changes the viewing depth by
automatically adjusting the dark portion of an image; On or Off
- I/P: converts input signals based on the type of image; Fast (for fast motion) or
Slow (less flicker)
- Film Mode: automatically detects,
analyzes, and converts a film source (24 fps) to video (30 fps) using 3-2
Pull-down; On or Off
- 3D-Y/C: provides
high quality images with minimal dot crawl and cross color noise;
Fast (moving images), Slow (still images), or Standard (normal
viewing), or Off/2D (game mode)
- Monochrome: for viewing a
video in black & white turn the monochrome setting on
- Range of OPC: you can limit the range
of adjustment by the OPC; Max (-15 to +16) or Min (-16 to +15)
Color System: The TV allows you
to select the video signal system compatible with your equipment. The Color
System feature is only available for inputs 1, 2 and 3. You can select from Auto,
NTSC, PAL-M or PAL-N.
Favorite Channels: The Favorite Channels feature allows you to program 4 favorite channels in 4
different categories, for a total of 16. The categories are easily accessible as A, B, C, and
D buttons on the remote.
Input Label: The
TV lets you give inputs 1 through 6 a preset name; for example TV, DVD, etc.
If an image appears on the screen that you want to capture, you can press the
Freeze button on the remote. The image will remain on the screen for up to 30
minutes, or until you press the Freeze button again to release the image.
Sound Adjustments: You can adjust the
amount of bass and treble (-15 to +15) and set the balance between left and
right speakers. In addition, you can turn on/off the virtual surround.
Audio Only Mode: When you only
want to listen to the audio portion of a program, such as a music program, you
can turn off the LCD screen by using the Audio Only mode.
Digital Noise Reduction: Digital Noise
Reduction produces a clearer video image and can be set to High, Low, or Off.
Power Control: You can set
power control settings to save energy. When set to Enable in the AV Input
mode, the unit automatically turns off if no signal is received
for 15 minutes, or if no operation is performed for 3 hours. Five minutes before
the power shuts down, the remaining time displays every minute.
Secret Number: This feature
allows you to use a secret number to protect certain settings from being
Control: This feature allows you to limit the shows that can be viewed
based on the TV Parental Guidelines and a movie's MPAA rating. Limits are
protected by your 4-digit password.
Closed Captioning: The TV is compatible with standard closed captioning and the new Digital Closed
Captioning system. The Digital Closed Captioning is more flexible; language,
text size, and font style can be customized.
Sleep Timer: This TV can be set
to turn itself off in 30, 60, 90, or 120 minutes.
Remote Control (GA535WJSA): The
supplied remote controls the TV's functions, plus controls basic functions for
multiple brands of DVD players, VCRs, Cable/Satellite boxes, and Sharp audio systems. The
remote features full button illumination, plus a number of buttons under a
Compatibility: The LC-42D43 can be used as a computer monitor through its
two digital HDMI inputs or one analog 15-pin mini D-sub PC input.
||720 x 400
|640 x 480
800 x 600
||1360 x 768
PC View Modes: You can connect
the TV to your PC through the HDMI inputs or the analog 15-pin mini D-sub PC
input to use the TV as a monitor. The
following view modes are available in PC mode.
4:3 Input Signal:
select between Normal, Zoom, Stretch, or Dot by Dot.
16:9 Input Signal: You can
select between Stretch or Dot by Dot.
Sync Adjustment: This mode automatically adjusts the PC image when using the
Analog PC input.
Fine Sync Adjustment: When
using the HDMI or Analog input you can also manually sync the PC image using the
H-Pos: centers the image
by moving to the left or right
V-Pos: centers the image
by moving it up or down
Clock: lets you adjust
when the image flickers with vertical stripes
Phase: lets you adjust
when characters have low contrast or when the image flickers
The TV comes with an unattached, unassembled stand. The 3-piece stand includes
the hardware to assemble the stand, and attach the TV to the stand. The stand
adds approximately 2.75" to the overall height of the TV.
VESA Mounting Bracket
Standard: The TV also has 4 mounting holes on the back for an aftermarket
wall-mount bracket. The spacing of the mounting holes is VESA 200 (200mm
vertical x 200mm horizontal), in accordance with the industry standards set by the Video Electronics
Standards Association. If a VESA standard mounting bracket is not available, a
universal wall-mount bracket that can accommodate a screw spacing of 7.874"
x 7.874" can be used. The mounting holes require 6mm (M6) machine screws.
Input and Output Notes
HDMI Inputs: The LC-46D43U has two HDMI inputs for connecting components such as HDTV set-top boxes,
DVD, HD-DVD, or Blu-ray Disc players, or other HDMI
equipment. The HDMI inputs can be used with an HDMI-DVI conversion
cable, but only one has corresponding audio inputs.
Output: The TV has a Toslink optical digital output for connecting to
an A/V receiver with an optical input. The digital output can be set to pass
Dolby Digital or two channel PCM. The optical output is only live when tuning a
digital TV station.
Analog Audio Output:
The RCA audio outputs can be switched from fixed level to variable. When set to
variable, the internal speakers are muted.
PC Input: The PC input consists of an analog RGB (D-Sub 15-pin) jack
and a stereo mini-jack. This allows you to connect a personal computer with a
D-Sub 15-pin output. When using the RGB (D-Sub 15-pin) jack use the PC Audio
input for your audio connection.
Weight: 78.3 pounds
Weight: 68.3 pounds