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Sharp Aquos LC-42D62U VOlume Control

When i try to change the volume it will only go from 0 to 30 to full volume.

Also there is a Green box with a K in it on the screen that i cant get rid of

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  • Anonymous Nov 26, 2007

    When i try to change the volume it will only go from 0 to 30 to full volume.

    Also there is a Green box with a K in it on the screen that i cant get rid of

  • Anonymous Nov 30, 2007

    I'm very close to returning this tv, I have the same problem: Green K, sound is 0, 30 or 60.

  • Anonymous Dec 02, 2007

    Green

  • baje Dec 02, 2007

    I have

  • baje Dec 02, 2007

    Similar problem with volume and green K on Sharp Aquos 32"

  • MAMMMM Jan 06, 2008

    I tried that last fix and it DOES NOT WORK. Hitting Volume and Channel - at the same time did nothing. Any other suggestions??

  • rockface Jan 07, 2008

    The solution is almost correct. You need to unplug your set, and then hold in Input and Volume down at same time, and then plus in set. Yes, I know, you need 3 arms to do this. When the tv comes on the k should now be blue. Like the other solution says on the remote press down arrow and you'll see up industry init. illuminated. Press the channel down and volume down at the same time, release and hit enter. The screen should turn lime green. After that unplug the tv and replug it.



    Unless it's after hours or the weekend I highly suggest you call Sharp and have them walk you through this, because if you do it yourself and mess it up, you void the warranty.

  • Anonymous Mar 31, 2008

    Same problem. tried everything I read and no help. Anybody have any ideas????

  • Anonymous Oct 03, 2008

    Exact same problem!

  • torchios Apr 06, 2009

    Lost all volume control.  I disconnected the power and then reconnected it a dozen times.  The volume finally started working.  I turned the tv off and now I have no volume control.  I have everything disconnected from the tv and still have no volume.

  • Khaled Refaie Dec 09, 2012

    my TV is SHARP aquos 52" LCD, I have a blue box with a K and the sound is 0, 31, 63

  • Iracy DeFalco Jul 13, 2013

    Doe someone knows how to put the sharp tv in hotel mode?

  • Anonymous Mar 16, 2014

    All of a sudden my volume is gone and there is now an icon of a cord when I go into the volume

  • ERICK JIMENEZ Jul 26, 2014

    How can I get out from service menu of my sharp LC-32HT2U????

  • ERICK JIMENEZ Jul 26, 2014

    How can I get out from service menu of my sharp LC-32HT2U????

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OK guys I'll save you. The tv is in hotel mode. To get it out from there you have to go in service menu but DO NOT CHANGE ANY OTHER THING IN THERE, only what i tell you. With the tv on and the K letter on the screen press in the same time vol- and ch- on the tv set. Now you'll be in service mode. On the remote press down arrow (not -channel) and you'll see up industry init. go there with ch- and press vol+ and enter. let the tv like that for few seconds and the tv will go green and hopefully industry init succsesfull will be on the screen. After that unplug the tv and replug it. Done!

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  • Than Naing Aug 21, 2011

    ?Thanks a lot Draude.It's really work.vol- and ch- have to press on TV not from remote.That's correct.Anyway thanks again

  • isaac johnson Dec 13, 2012

    What if you an complete all the steps successfully, but it's right back to hotel mode after? The remote won't allow you to access standard menus, and you aren't able to change the view mode?

  • Isnine Ariff
    Isnine Ariff Apr 22, 2013

    THANK A LOT FREIND... IT COST RM370. TO FIX FOR MY CUSTOMER.... THANKS ALOTTTT... KISS.

  • rachel walsh
    rachel walsh Mar 17, 2014

    really valuable advice. followed advice and it worked!! thanks x

  • Albie Mancao
    Albie Mancao Aug 03, 2014

    It worked !!!! Awesome!!!!

  • Hector Gonzalez
    Hector Gonzalez Aug 22, 2015

    its works at the green screen and industry init also en screen say hotel mode off,,, sucesfull,,,and replug,,,then hotel mode again,,you know what i need to do?

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How to remove the green “K” box on a Sharp LC-32GP1U
· With your TV on and the green K box on your left.
· Unplug your TV from the outlet
· HOLD DOWN the (Volume - and input)
· Holding down the (Volume - and input) plug tv in
· TV will power on.
· Now Tap the (Volume - and Channel -)
· you will go in a menu TV mode
· with the "remote" hit the down in the arrow (not channel or volume)
· Now hit (volume +) and the TV will get arrows ex.(/////////)
· The TV will turn green "meaning it was resetted"
· Unplug TV from the wall.
· Wait (30 Seconds)
· Turn TV back on.
· Since the TV was resetted, go through the initiative Welcome startup screen. (Pick your Language, etc..)

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What are you guys talking about. none of the soultions work.

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Thanks Draude. The solution worked for me....but the screen did not turn green like you said. After that I was in the Industry Init, I changed it to EURO[AUTO], pressed enter & **OK** came up on the screen. Turned off the tv from the remote and it did reset.....I had to setup the language and the country of usage and the LCD works fine now.
However thanks alot for your help

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Follow my post exactly and it works. better yet like i said, wait out the torture until tomorrow and then call them. they will walk you through it.

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Hi guys,
I'v tryed everything but nothing was works

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These instructions don't work. I just did it 5 times and every time I turn the TV back on it never goes through the setup options and I can't even use the remote besides adjusting the volume.

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Is there enter key on remote

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I just used the instructions and wallah it worked. Had stayed with problem for 3months. When u see the k hold down the vol- and ch- and a blue screen appears. Scroll till you get to factory in it file and enter. Green screen appears and says on once in it is done. Switch off and on again and you good to go.

Posted on Nov 17, 2014

This works! thanks

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