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Turn off closed caption on input(component) on Sharp Aquos 42"

We just bought the new aquos and hooked up the hdtv, but now in most of the HD channels closed captions show up and we don't know how to get rid of them. We tried pressing the cc button like the manual said, but it isn't the same in a different input. We want to take the subtiles off. How can we turn off the closed caption in input 1 (component)? 



My problem is somewhat similar. We just purchased a Sharp Aquos 32" HDTV. I've connected the cable ( Comcast) to the tv with component cables. The close caption on the analog channels works fine, but on the HD channels I'm not able to turn CC off unless I power down the cable box (Motorola) and press menu, and then disable the CC. I'm thinking that a HDMI cable might fix the problem.

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  • Anonymous Apr 08, 2008

    I have the exact same problem. Need to get the procedure for turning off closed captions from Comcast.

  • Anonymous Mar 04, 2009

    We have the same tv, but with the reverse problem of not being able to get captions to come on with satellite tv. Can anyone tell me how to get to come on for my mother in law who needs the captions on certain days that she watches the baby?

  • Magnolia Cunningham May 16, 2013

    I have the issue with not being able to get CC with the exception of on 1 HDMI input all others will not get CC please help

  • Anonymous Mar 13, 2014

    The cc doesn't turn on in the TV

  • Anonymous Mar 23, 2014

    can't get digital cc to work

  • Anonymous Mar 25, 2014

    We have a sharp aquos and while watching tv everything turned to snow We have checked all connections and gone through every option in the menu No inputs are working Tv input just says analog We have tried changing it nothing Please help

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I have a Sharp Aquos 46" and go a Comcast HD receiver as well, and had the same problem turning off the Closed Captioning. I order to turn it off you need to go into the box user setting by (starting w/ the cable box and tv on) pressing the power button for the cable box then the menu button for the cable box. This will open up the user settings menu. Just toggle CLOSED CAPTION to DISABLED.

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Unfortunatly with all these products, while using Hi Def. the Comcast receiver is where the closed caption is produced. You cannot turn it on and off with the remote. You must either have the cable receiver enabled and have closed caption all the time or disable it in the receiver and not have it at all.

Posted on Feb 03, 2008

Ask cable company than get a procedure to on off HD CCs.

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My area St Augustine Fl. .. COMCAST (THOSE PAIN IN THE A--) SERVICE INSTALLED A NEW BOX IN MY HOME THE OTHER DAY ... I KEEP SEEING the box go thru dowmloads

then the very next day I started to see the colosed caption across my screen
SOLUTION ... with tv on and box on ( be in cable mode) press MENU on cable remote ,press power button, press menu again, look at screen and where it says caption make sure it is disabled
Mine was enabled ... change it and problem fixed ... I spoke to comcast finally after trying all day and they confirmed that with their new down loads to box it triggered the CAPTION to be ON

anyway problem was fixed ...

I read all prevoius posts and tried them all ... so may be this will work for problem that someone is having as of 10-9-2008 ( I could not believe that they could do that but they sure can COMCAST is just a PAIN in the A--

thanks to all who post solutions and I had to do my share and maybe be able to help someone else.

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I had the same problem. Okay, First get the TV remote. not a cable box remote. Next, switch the input to an Analog input. (TV or input one if you have the RC red, white and yellow hook up. or, just hook up the coax cable straight to the TV..
Now, use the TV remote to operate the closed caption. It will work like it should.\
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The TV will not display closed caption with HDMI input. It must either over-the-air (antenna) or composite input for the TV to manage CC.

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http://en.wikibooks.org/wiki/How_to_use_a_Motorola_DVR/Setup

If you want CC all of the time, this works well. But since you must power-off the cable box to change the setting, switching CC on and off is a real pain.

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