The channel name is frozen at the top of the screen and at the bottom the word "Mono" is also frozen, that is they both remain on the screen. I cannot get onto another channel. If I go to analogue, it is fine, but if I return to digital, the whole picture is then frozen. If I switch the set off and then back on, I return to the moving picture in digital mode but with the channel name and mono frozen again and again unable to change channel.
Beware: Although the process should be safe, it technically voids your warranty.
Enter the service menu:
1 - turn of tv with remote
2 - press and release in the following order on the remote: Info, Menu, Mute. Make sure remote is pointing at the tv
3 - turn on the tv from the remote
4 - you will see the service menu. using the down arrow on the remote
select the Reset option. Using the right arrow button at this point
will do a hard reset.
5 - Wait a few seconds, turn TV on
6 - you will have to rescan analogue and digital channel but it should be working now.
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pl.see whether the other channels were locked inadvertently 2)if you have set top box remove the connection and connect the cable to antenna slot if you could change channels set top box is defective other wise tuner problem
Usually this happens to my set when I am in HD cable channel mode after being on a non-digital ANALOG channel.
I basically reset the TV by changing to a DIGITAL cable channel -- stay on that channel for ten-twenty seconds -- then I switch back DIRECTLY to a HD channel (key in channel number directly on remote).
TV works fine -- seems to be a glitch when the TV changes modes from Analog to HD
Your SAP/MTS function is most likely turned on. This feature has 3 modes: Stereo, Mono and SAP. Stereo and Mono are easy to understand, it's the SAP that can get you. SAP stands for Second Audio Production. It is used to provide weather, information or an additional language translation of a program. Some broadcasters simply transmit the mono audio over the SAP audio channel when the are not using it for other purposes. Other broadcasters simply do not use it, which does not give you any audio. Look on your remote for a SAP or MTS button. If you do not see one, look in your TV user menu for this feature. If you are using a cable box, look in the audio menu of the cable box. You are looking for something set to SAP... just change it to STEREO. I hope this was helpful.
Sharp has had a few problems with their audio boards, not finding any bulletins on this model, but a few complaining about low audio on amazon reviews section. If using an antenna you will experience some channels with low audio. If using cable you should get good sound on all channels..
the 9.1 and 9.2 are digital channels and sharp does display them for at least a few seconds when you switch to that channel. Check all your setting in the audio to Stereo never SAP. To options for you are get a cable box, first check in the back and see if there is another coax in, if there are two try both rescanning after connecting.
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I believe your TV is in "ZOOM" mode for the screen. This will make a 4x3 picture come up closer to fill in the 16x9 screen, but this cuts off the top and the bottom.
Keep pressing the WIDE button on your remote until the picture looks best.
If you have HD channels, the screen mode should be on NORMAL. HD channels will have the 16x9 screen format.
The non-HD channels will have 4x3 screen format. When the screen mode is on NORMAL, you will have the cut off picture on the sides because the 4x3 format will not fill in a 16x9 screen.
I was getting a constant mono setting for all channels with no option to set it to stereo. I called Sharp, and they said that in order to receive stereo sound, you cannot use a standard coaxial cable. You need an S-Video or HDMI cable. This not only resolves the mono audio issue but also resolves the analog (vs. stereo) issue. Hope this helps!!
If your receiver came with audio video cables, hook them to your receiver and to either input 1 or 2 on you flat screen. These inputs support audio video. This will stop that annoying flashing between mono and stereo.
TV SETTING 1. Press the MENU button. 2. Use or button to select the TV setting menu, then press or button. 3. Use or button to select the Channel no. setting and use the or button to change from AIR (over-the-air broadcasts) to CABLE (cable/satellite broadcasts). 4. Use or button to select the Tuning mode and use the or button. 5. Use or button to select the Auto tune and press or button to confirm the selection. The unit will immediately search through all possible TV channels and store those channels with signals in memory. After this is complete, the unit will switch to the first channel found. 6. To exit the MAIN MENU and return to the normal screen, press the EXIT button. Note : In DVD mode, this option is not available. Remarks: 1. Channel no. : 2-69 channel for Air mode, 1-125 channel for Cable mode. 2. Tuning mode : Air or Cable mode are available. 3. Auto tune : Searches for usable stations and stores them in memory. 4. Skip : ON - Skip weak channels. OFF - No channel skip. 5. Fine tune : The frequency changes to allow fine tuning. 6. AFC : Auto frequency control. 7. MTS : Select the Mono sound/Stereo sound/Secondary Audio Program (SAP). 21 TV SETUP MTS (Multi-channel Television Sound) SETTING This feature allows reception of sound other than the main audio for the program. 1. Press the MENU button. 2. Use or button to select the TV setting menu, then press or button. 3. Use or button to select MTS menu, and press or button to select the options (Mono, Stereo, SAP) 4. To exit the MAIN MENU and return to the normal screen, press the EXIT button on remote control. Note: • MTS only operates while in TV mode. • The SAP (Secondary Audio Programs) feature allows a TV station to broadcast other information, which could be audio in another language. RESTORE SETTING If you reset the TV to the factory settings, all your present settings on picture & sound will be erased and replaced by the factory’s default settings. However, picture setting in PC mode and parental setting will not be erased.
Well the default is to obtain the channels signal. most channels over the world their audio output signal is mono. Rare tvs have the ability to save indivisual channel to their memmoty. Read the tv prospectus!!!