TO REDUCE THE RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK, DO NOT REMOVE COVER (OR BACK). NO USER SERVICEABLE PARTS INSIDE. REFER SERVICING TO QUALIFIED SERVICE PERSONNEL.
The lightning flash with arrowhead symbol, within an equilateral triangle is intended to alert the user to the presence of uninsulated dangerous voltage within the product's enclosure that may be of sufficient magnitude to constitute a risk of electric shock.
The exclamation point within an equilateral triangle is intended to alert the user to the presence of important operating and maintenance (servicing) instructions in the literature accompanying the appliance.
TO PREVENT FIRE OR SHOCK HAZARD, DO NOT EXPOSE THIS APPLIANCE TO RAIN OR MOISTURE. T O PREVENT THE SPREAD OF FIRE, KEEP CANDLES OR OPEN FLAMES AWAY FROM THIS PRODUCT AT ALL TIMES.
TO PREVENT ELECTRIC SHOCK, DO NOT USE THE AC PLUG WITH AN EXTENSION CORD, RECEPTACLE OR OTHER OUTLET UNLESS THE BLADES CAN BE FULLY INSERTED TO PREVENT BLADE EXPOSURE.
This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential installation. This equipment generates, uses and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio communications. However, there is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular installation. If this equipment does cause harmful interference to radio or television reception, which can be determined by turning the equipment off and on, the user is encouraged to try to correct the interference by one or more of the following measures:
E-WASTE / RECYCLE NOTICE
This product may contain lead and should be disposed or recycled according to local electronic waste (e-waste) laws. For product recycling and disposal information, contact your local government agency or www.eRecycle.org (in California), the Electronic Industries Alliance at www.ecyclingcentral.com (in the U.S.) or the Electronic Product Stewardship Canada at www.epsc.ca (in Canada).
FOR MORE INFORMATION, call 800.HITACHI (800.448.2244) (USA/CANADA).
Moisture will form in the operating section of the unit if the unit is brought from cool surroundings into a warm room or if the temperature of the room rises suddenly. When this happens, the unit's performance will be impaired. To prevent this, let the unit stand in its new surroundings for about an hour before switching it on, or make sure that the room temperature rises gradually. Condensation may also form during the summer if the unit is exposed to the breeze from an air conditioner. In such cases, change the location of the unit.
This device is designed to operate on 120 volts 60 Hz, AC current. Insert the power cord into a 120 volts 60 Hz outlet. To prevent electric shock, do not use the device's (AC) plug with an extension cord, receptacle, or other outlet unless the blades can be fully inserted to prevent blade exposure. Never connect the device to 50 Hz, direct current, or anything other than the specified voltage.
This device complies with part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions: (1) This device may not cause harmful interference and (2)This device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation. For questions regarding this declaration, contact:
Hitachi America, Ltd.
2420 Fenton Street, Suite 200
Chula Vista, CA 91914-3556
Tel: 800.HITACHI (800.448.2244)
ATTN: Customer Relations
The table below explains the behaver and status of your speaker's LED indicators.
|Wi-Fi Red LED||Slow Blink||Speaker is in manual Wi-Fi setup mode.|
|Wi-Fi Red LED||Fast Blink||Speaker is in auto Wi-Fi setup mode (WPS).|
|Wi-Fi White LED||Slow Blink||Speaker is disconnecting or connecting.|
|Wi-Fi White LED||Solid||Wi-Fi setup complete and connected successfully.|
|Wi-Fi Red LED||Solid||Wi-Fi input is connected with Ethernet (RJ45) cable successfully.|
|Bluetooth Blue LED||Fast Blink||Speaker and Wi-Fi device are in Bluetooth pairing mode.|
|Bluetooth Blue LED||Solid||Bluetooth paired and connected successfully.|
|AUX IN Green LED||Solid||Speaker is in AUX IN source.|
Use the Hitachi Wi-Fi Speaker App to control your Smart Wi-Fi Speaker. Search using the keywords "Hitachi Wi-Fi Speaker" and download the app from the Apple ® App Store (iPhone®/iPad®) or Google PlayTM store (Android™ devices).
Requires smartphone or tablet running Apple® iOS (V6, 7, 8) or Android™ OS (V2.2 through V4.4).
You can stream music to your speaker from a mobile device on your Wi-Fi network by using the "Hitachi Wi-Fi Speaker" app. To use this feature, the speaker must join the same network as the mobile device.
Chose a network setup option from below:
Note: Do not connect an Ethernet Cable. Connecting an Ethernet Cable will disable the Wi-Fi function. Make sure that DHCP is enabled for the network settings on your WiFi router.
If the network indicator does not light up, check the network name (SSID) and the password, and then try the setup again.
Wi-Fi protected setup (WPS) is a network security standard that allows you to easily connect your Wi-Fi speaker to your network.
Note: Do not connect an Ethernet Cable. Connecting an Ethernet Cable will disable the Wi-Fi function. This setup process is for Wi-Fi routers that have the WPS feature. Ensure that your router has this capability before using this setup option.
You can play music from your mobile device, home network, online music services, and on other source devices (using the AUX input).
To stream music to your speaker from a mobile device on your home Wi-Fi network, you need to download and install the free "Hitachi Wi-Fi Speaker" app to your mobile device.
Grouping speakers together enables you to play the same music through multiple speakers at the same time (Party Mode). You can use the "Hitachi Wi-Fi Speaker" app to use party mode while in the Wi-Fi Input. Optionally you can use other music/media apps on your mobile device to use party mode while in the Bluetooth input.
This speaker is compatible with several third party music services. Available music services will be displayed within the app under "Music Services."
Some third party music services accessible via Hitachi Wi-Fi Speaker App (e.g., Rhapsody, SomaFM, etc.) may require paid subscriptions to access some or all of their offered services; the Spotify free app can be used via the Hitachi mart Wi-Fi Speaker's Bluetooth or AUX IN inputs, but a Spotify Premium subscription is required to use Spotify over your Wi-Fi network. For any other audio sources that are not supported by Wi-Fi applications, connect to the Hitachi Smart Wi-Fi Speaker using its Bluetooth or AUX IN inputs.
You can also listen to music from a compatible Bluetooth device by using the Bluetooth input.
Preparation: Turn on the NFC and Bluetooth function on the mobile device you would like to pair.
You can also listen to music from a compatible Bluetooth device by using the Bluetooth input.
Preparation: Turn on the Bluetooth function of the Bluetooth enabled device.
You can also listen to music from an external device player by using the AUX input of this speaker.
Preparation: Connect an external device to the AUX input of the speaker using a 3.5mm cable (sold separately).
Note: AUX IN is for connected speaker playback only. Party mode/Grouping is not supported when connected to the AUX IN.
This speaker will automatically enter standby mode with the below conditions:
Note: The AUX IN LED will turn solid RED when the speaker is in standby mode.
This speaker will automatically "Wake Up" from the standby mode when any key on the speaker unit or the "PLAY" icon in the Hitachi WiFi Speaker app is pressed.
Note: Network configuration and volume settings will be remembered when the speaker wakes up from standby mode.
Occasionally Hitachi may release firmware updates for this speaker that may add features or improve functionality.
Note: During the firmware upgrade no other operations can be performed. The firmware update process may require approximately up to 5 minutes to complete. During the firmware update, do not disconnect the AC power supply. Doing so may cause malfunction or damage to the speaker. The Wi-Fi/BT/Aux in LEDs will alternately flash while the firmware update is in process. After the update the speaker will auto reboot and the upgrade will be complete.
Preparation: Connect this speaker to your Wi-Fi network and make sure that the network is connected to the Internet.
Retrieve the IP and MAC address of your speaker.
Before requesting service, make the following checks.
If the problem remains unresolved, consult your dealer for instructions.
Humming noise is heard during playback.
Distorted sound when using the AUX IN input.
The Wi-Fi LED does not stop blinking in WHITE and RED, even after completely unplugging and re-booting the speaker.
The Wi-Fi LED keeps blinking WHITE.
Cannot connect to the network.
Unable to select this speaker as the output speaker.
Audio is interrupted or playback does not start.
To return all settings to the factory defaults
(Specifications subject to change without notice)
|Input Source||Wi-Fi /Bluetooth /Aux in|
|3.5mm Aux in||Yes|
|Ethernet RJ45 |
|Max SPL||89 dB||95 dB||99 dB|
|Modulation Type||CCK, DQPSK, DBPSK, 64QAM, 6QAM, QPSK, BPSK|
|Operating temperature||32°F ~ 104°F (0°C ~ 40°C)|
|Operating humidity||40~90% RH|
|Dimension (W x H X D)||6.2" x 4.5" x 4.7"||10.4" x 5 " x 5.6"||13.2 " x 6.3" x 7"|
|Supported Audio Formats|
|iOS Controller||.aac /.mp3 /.alac /.wav /.m4a (aac+)|
|Android Controller||.aac /.mp3 /.alac /.wav /.m4a (aac+) /.flac|
|Range||10m (Line of sight)|
|Frequency||2.4GHz and 5GHz|
|Range||130m in Open area|
|Power Input||DC IN 15V/1A||DC IN 15V/2A|
|Speaker output||5W X 2||10W X 2|
Qualcomm® AllPlay™ smart media platform is a product of Qualcomm Connected Experiences, Inc. Qualcomm is a trademark of Qualcomm Incorporated, registered in the United States, and other countries and used with permission. AllPlay and the AllPlay icon are trademarks of Qualcomm Connected Experiences, Inc., and used with permission.
This product incorporates Spotify software which is subject to 3rd party licenses found here: https://developers.spotify.com/esdk-third-party-licenses/
The N Mark is a trademark or registered trademark of NFC Forum, Inc. in the United States and in other countries.
Apple, iPhone and iPad are trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries.
Google Play and Android are trademarks of Google Inc.
MPEG Layer-3 audio coding technology is licensed from Technicolor and Thomson.
The Bluetooth® word mark and logos are registered trademarks owned by Bluetooth SIG, Inc. and any use of such marks by Hitachi is under license. Other trademarks and trade names are those of their respective owners.
All other trademarks and trade names are those of their respective owners.
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HITACHI AMERICA, LTD., DIGITAL MEDIA DIVISION
HITACHI has made every effort to assure you enjoy trouble free operation from your Hitachi product. Should you require service assistance with OPERATIONAL, HOOK UP, TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE OR WARRANTY SERVICE SUPPORT, please contact 800.HITACHI (800.448.2244).
Please be prepared to submit proof of purchase and/or delivery receipts to your 800.HITACHI Customer Service Representative. Warranty coverage will be provided in accordance with the provisions of your Limited Warranty (see the Limited Warranty page in this operating guide).
Canada: 800.HITACHI (800.448.2244)
Lundi ~ Vendredi
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Hitachi America, Ltd., Digital Media Division
Customer Service Support
P.O. Box 99652
Troy, MI 48099
(VALID IN THE UNITED STATES AND PUERTO RICO ONLY.)
LIMITED WARRANTY TERMS AND CONDITIONS. Subject to the conditions and limitations set forth below, this HITACHI Wi-Fi Speaker product (the "Product") is warranted to be free from defects in materials and workmanship for a period of 1 year starting from the original date of purchase (the "Limited Warranty Period") by the original purchaser ("Purchaser"). During the Limited Warranty Period, if the Product does not work properly due to a defect in materials or workmanship, Hitachi will, at Hitachi's option, either: (i) repair the Product with new or refurbished parts, or (ii) replace the Product with a new or refurbished product with equal or greater features and functions as the Product. If Purchaser rejects, refuses or otherwise does not accept Hitachi's repair or replacement offer, this Limited Warranty shall be void and of no further force or effect. This Limited Warranty extends to the Purchaser only and is not transferable. To qualify for coverage under this Limited Warranty, purchaser must notify Hitachi of a warranty claim during the Limited Warranty Period by calling 800-HITACHI and must provide a dated sales receipt for the Product.
PARTS AND LABOR: There will be no charge for any replacement parts or labor required to correct a qualifying defect that arises during the Limited Warranty Period. Any replacement part used to repair the Product may be, at Hitachi's option, a new or refurbished part, and such replacement part will be warranted only for 90 days or the remainder of the original 1-year Limited Warranty Period, whichever is later.
SERVICE LOCATIONS AND RETURNS: Products must be transported or shipped to a Hitachi-designated service center (call 800-HITACHI for more information). Hitachi will not be responsible for any costs of transporting or shipping the Product to Hitachi-designated service center, but Hitachi will be responsible for the cost of return-shipping repaired or replacement Product to Purchaser. The purchaser must obtain pre authorization from Hitachi before shipping any Product to Hitachi for replacement, and Purchaser must ship the Product with all shipping charges prepaid using the Product's original box and packaging, including all original parts, written materials and accessories.
IMPORTANT WARRANTY EXCLUSIONS: This Limited Warranty specifically excludes any warranty coverage of any kind with respect to the operation, performance, compatibility, functionality or accessibility of the "Hitachi Wi-Fi Speaker" App that is made available for download at no charge in the Apple App Store and the Google Play store (the "App"). The App (including any updates thereto) is provided strictly on an "AS IS" basis and without any express or implied warranties of any kind. Hitachi does not promise, and is not obligated or required, to ensure that the App will function with mobile devices running any mobile device operating systems other than those specifically identified in the Product's specifications, regardless of whether future versions or iterations of such operating systems are released by the third parties responsible for such operating systems. Moreover, Hitachi does not warranty or guarantee that any third party services (e.g., Rhapsody, Spotify, Qualcomm TuneIn, etc.) accessible via the App will always be available, operable or compatible with the Speaker or the App during or after the Limited Warranty Period, or that such third party services will achieve any particular uptime or service level during or after the Limited Warranty Period, as such third party services are furnished, operated and maintained solely by the third party owners of such services and not by Hitachi.
WARRANTY LIMITATIONS: This Hitachi Limited Warranty does not cover: (a) any Product that has been modified or repaired in a manner not previously authorized by Hitachi in writing; (b) any Product whose serial number (if any) has been removed, altered, replaced, defaced or rendered illegible; (c) any defect, malfunction, or failure caused by or resulting from non-authorized service, maintenance, repair or part replacements; (d) damage resulting from abuse, misuse, mishandling, neglect or damage caused by exposure to hostile or unstable operating environments, such as areas containing dust and/or smoke, or in any manner other than those identified as acceptable in the Product's Owner's Guide; (e) damage caused by power surges, accidents, natural disasters/occurrences or any other events or circumstances outside Hitachi's control; (f) any Product used in any manner inconsistent with the safe and proper set-up, usage and installation requirements and configurations identified in the Product's Owner's Guide; (g) improper opening, tampering with, or modification of the Product or any Purchaser misadjustments of user-operated controls; (h) any obligation related to the removal of Product from a custom cabinet or other specialized product installation; (i) product knobs, buttons, switches, batteries or accessories; (j) damage caused by cleaning Product in any manner other than as specified in the Product's Owner's Guide; (j) normal usage or ordinary wear and tear, including, without limitation, scratches or marks on the Product's exterior; (k) any damage to a Product returned to Hitachi or any Hitachi-designated facility for repair or replacement that is attributable to improper packaging, mishandling or shipping by Purchaser; (l) any Product purchased or serviced outside the United States (including Puerto Rico); (m) any Product that has been used for commercial or industrial purposes; or (n) any Product purchased in non-new or non-factory-sealed condition, such as in "AS IS", "refurbished", "reconditioned," or "previously owned" condition or any other similar condition. NO PERSON, AGENT, DISTRIBUTOR, DEALER, SERVICE FACILITY, OR COMPANY IS AUTHORIZED TO CHANGE, MODIFY OR AMEND THE TERMS OF THIS LIMITED WARRANTY IN ANY MANNER WHATSOEVER. EXCEPT AS PROVIDED IN THIS LIMITED WARRANTY, HITACHI MAKES NO EXPRESS WARRANTY REGARDING THE PRODUCT OR THE APP. FURTHER, ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES RELATING TO ANY PORTION OF THE PRODUCT AND THE APP, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, ARE HEREBY EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMED BY HITACHI TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PREMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW. HITACHI SHALL NOT BE LIABLE TO PURCHASER OR TO ANY OTHER PERSON FOR ANY INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR FOR ANY LOSS OF PROFIT, LOSS OF DATA, OR DAMAGE TO THE PRODUCT OR ANY DEVICE ON WHICH THE APP IS INSTALLED THAT IS ALLEGED TO HAVE RESULTED FROM ANY DEFECT IN, OR MALFUNCTION OR FAILURE OF, THE PRODUCT OR THE APP. BECAUSE SOME STATES DO NOT ALLOW LIMITATIONS ON HOW LONG AN IMPLIED WARRANTY LASTS AND/OR THE EXCLUSION OF INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO EVERY PURCHASER. THIS LIMITED WARRANTY CONFERS SPECIFIC LEGAL RIGHTS, INCLUDING CERTAIN OTHER RIGHTS THAT MAY VARY DEPENDING ON PURCHASER'S JURISDICTION. THIS LIMITED WARRANTY SHALL BE GOVERNED BY AND CONSTRUED IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE LAWS OF THE STATE OF PURCHASER'S RESIDENCE. FOR QUESTIONS ABOUT THE PRODUCT OR THIS LIMITED WARRANTY, PLEASE CALL 800.HITACHI OR VISIT www.hitachiserviceusa.com.
This product incorporates open source software components that are distributed pursuant to certain open source software licenses. A complete list of the software licenses and copyright notices applicable to such open source software components can be found on our web site at: http://www.hitachi-america.us/products/consumer/audio/Legal_Notices
To obtain a copy of any of the open source software incorporated into this product, please visit the applicable software licensor's web site or, at any time within three (3) years after your original purchase of the product, submit a request, including your name, mailing address, and email address to Hitachi America, Ltd. at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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