20 Most Recent Sharp XL-HP505 CD Shelf System Questions & Answers

The manual mentions a couple of things that could account for excess bass, one being the Extra Bass button (X-Bass indicated on front); the other being the ROCK setting, which boosts bass.


Placement of the speakers relative to the room surfaces and the listening position can affect their perceived bass response. Experiment. Corners and close wall reinforce the bass, moving the speakers out from them would lessen it.

Sharp XL-HP505... • Answered on Jan 04, 2011

There is no such thing as a fixed cost of repair for a non-specific problem. You need to ask a real live technician to look at it for that.

Sharp XL-HP505... • Answered on Feb 09, 2010

I don't know what the code is but have you pushed the reset button. If you do push it you will have to reprogram the unit. Otherwise it will have to go in for service
Hope this helps

Sharp XL-HP505... • Answered on Mar 18, 2009

Hi try this.....

Put the system in standby (ie off but plugged in) then whilst pressing down the record button and the X-BASS/DEMO button, press the PRESET DOWN (i.e.left hand one) button until "CLEAR ALL" appears, then power on your system.

This gave me some functionality back i.e. i can play normal wave CD's but not mp3 ones....

Hope this helps

Sharp XL-HP505... • Answered on Dec 17, 2008

Try this CD realignment process built into the Sharp XL HP505: Have unit off.
Hol down the square (stop) button and the X-BASS button while pressing the ON button. This starts the CD TEST. press play, the memory, then memory, memory, memory, adjustment lights will come on the screen. FOF, TOF, TBAL, TGAN, FGAN, RFLS. press cd1 - track 4, press cd2 - track 9, press cd3 - track 15. Press square (Stop).

If all the cd trays are full, then will light up . This worked for me.

Sharp XL-HP505... • Answered on Dec 17, 2008

That can really happen since you will perform cleaning on it,,

Sharp XL-HP505... • Answered on Aug 04, 2008

you have to set it and turn it on

Sharp Audio... • Answered on Apr 30, 2021

Contact Sharp directly to request the manual.

Sharp Audio... • Answered on Oct 29, 2020

The surround sound system will work from the TV volume control!

Sharp Audio... • Answered on May 31, 2020

Other than unpluggingfrom the mains (if haven't been tried) for an extended period of time (say overnight), there are no reset procedures applicable to this CD shelf system. The idea is to force the unit to revert back to factory defaults. Almost always, a faulty speaker/connection would short out the output stages hence the 'PROTECT' error message. The only time this messge would be gone is when the built-in diagnostics no longer senses the fault, i.e. after it has been repaired.Sorry.

Sharp Audio... • Answered on Feb 01, 2020

Hi I need help in turning of the timmer from my sharp stereo because it's not turning on and I don't have any remote for it what can I do

Sharp Audio... • Answered on Jan 04, 2020

can i show you a new feature of Google called SEARCH?

Sharp Audio... • Answered on Dec 04, 2019

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