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Hitachi L42VP01U Instructions For Use Manual

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  • Page 1 L42VP01U...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Initial Settings ..........10 Child Lock ..........21 Basic Operations ..........11 Language ..........21 Operation with the buttons on the TV ..11 AV-2 Out ..........21 Volume Setting ........11 Default Zoom ......... 22 Programme Selection ......11 Blue Background ........
  • Page 3 PC Mode ............24 Peripheral Equipment Connections ... 28 Installation ........... 24 Aerial Connection .......... 28 Menu System in PC mode ......24 Tips ..............29 Sound Menu/Feature Menu ....24 Care Of The Screen ........29 PC Picture Menu ........24 Poor Picture ..........
  • Page 4: Safety Precautions

    - it is better to be safe than sorry! PE Connection to mains Be sure to ground the connection properly. Connect the ground terminal of TV with the ground terminal provided at the power outlet using the enclosed power cord. If the Surely connect provided plug does not fit your outlet, consult an electrician for replacement of the the ground wire.
  • Page 5: Power Source

    2.Power Cord not remove the cover yourself as this may result in an electric shock. • Do not place the set, a piece of furniture, etc. on the 10. Waste Disposal power cord (mains lead) or pinch the cord. Handle the power cord by the plug.
  • Page 6: Disconnect Device

    11. Disconnect Device The mains plug is used to disconnect TV set from the mains and therefore it shall remain readily operable. Excessive sound pressure from earphones and headphones can cause hearing loss. To prevent injury, this device must be securely...
  • Page 7: Features

    • 100 programmes from VHF, UHF bands or cable channels can be preset. UK Plug • It can tune cable channels. • Controlling the TV is very easy by its menu driven system. TV/DTT INPUT • It has 2 Scart sockets for external devices (such as HDMI1 video, video games, audio set, etc.)
  • Page 8: Lcd Tv Front View

    Component Video (YPbPr) Inputs (AV-3) Power On/Off Switch Video Input (AV-4) For service use only S-VHS Input (AV-5) Power Cord Input HDMI Inputs (HDMI 1 & HDMI 2) VGA Input (PC RGB) CI Slot Subwoofer Output Scart 1 (AV-1) SPDIF Phono Output...
  • Page 9: Remote Control Buttons

    0 - 9 = Digit buttons = Picture mode / INPUT = INPUT For source selection, first press INPUT button on the remote controller then source button which you want to switch. ** These buttons can control most Hitachi DVD Players and Recorders.
  • Page 10: Preparation

    Preparation • It could cause corrosion or battery leakage and may For ventilation, leave a space of at least 10 cm free all result in physical injury and/or property damage in- around the set. To prevent any fault and unsafe situ- cluding fire.
  • Page 11: Switching The Tv On/Off

    Switching The TV ON/OFF Initial Settings To switch the TV on: When the TV is turned on for the first time, it is in the digital mode. Your TV will switch on in two steps: Because this is the first time the TV is used, there are no 1- Connect the power cord to the system.
  • Page 12: Basic Operations

    Volume Setting Press button to increase volume. Press but- AUTO PROGRAM ton to decrease volume. A volume level scale (slider) will be displayed in the middle at the bottom of the screen. Programme Selection (Previous or next Country programme) Text language West •...
  • Page 13: Electronic Programme Guide (Epg)

    • If you highlight an event, short event description, extended event description, start and finish times of CBBC joins the Newsround team, keeping you up to date on the latest stories and events happening at home and abroad. event are displayed on the screen.
  • Page 14: Digital Teletext

    Configuration line using button approximately 30 seconds. andpress the OK button to display the Configuration If you want to do this, you need to set Automatic menu. Download to “Enabled” in Receiver Upgrade set- Highlight the “Subtitle” item in Configuration menu ting.
  • Page 15: Navigating The Whole Channel List

    Channel List menu. As seen on Channel List menu, ters printed above the button one by one as the but- SELECT is written next to Delete item at the bottom ton is pressed.
  • Page 16: Setting Favourites

    Press the SELECT button on your remote control to tune to the highlighted channel. Press MENU to exit this screen. CHANNEL LIST BBC ONE 1. BBC ONE Installation 2. BBC TWO 3. ITV 8 4. Channel 4 The Installation menu mainly intends to help you for 5.
  • Page 17: Configuration

    Your previous digital channel list will be destroyed. If you do not accept the locations and / or the Are you sure you want to delete all digital channels and settings for first time installation? programme names, you can change them in the Pro- gram menu.
  • Page 18 IDTV goes to standby. The second one is waking up at 03:00 a.m. every night, provided that the IDTV is Subtitle left in standby mode. Both automatic upgrade meth- Digital terrestrial television channels can broadcast ods result in standby mode either upgraded or not.
  • Page 19: Timers

    Timers display the channel which broadcasts the programme. You can set a timer to switch the TV to any channel • The start time, end time and date are each set with without your intervention. This is also for making video the digit buttons on the remote control in 24-hour for- recordings of programmes when you are out.
  • Page 20: Tv Setup

    TV Setup 1. Switch off the TV and unplug from the mains. To be able to go through TV functions, you can use 2. Insert the CAM, then Viewing Card to the this item. slot that is located in the terminal cover at the The digital TV Setup menu screen is accessed from left-hand side of the TV (from front view).
  • Page 21: Menu System

    Reset Menu System    By pressing button, select Reset. Press  Picture Menu or OK button to reset the picture modes to factory default settings. PICTURE Sound Menu Mode Dynamic Contrast SOUND Brightness Volume Sharpness Colour Equalizer Colour Temp...
  • Page 22: Sound Mode

      By pressing select Sound Mode. Press  Menu Background Translucent button, you can select Mono, Stereo, Dual I or Dual II Menu Timeout 60 sec mode, only if the selected channel supports that mode. Teletext Language West ...
  • Page 23: Default Zoom

    For this, while the cursor is on this item press the Channel  buttons to set it On. Colour System AUTO If you want to watch a DVD , then you must set this Sound System item Off. Fine Tune Store Program Search 423.25...
  • Page 24: A.p.s. (Auto Programming System Country

    APS is running... 20 programmes in the same page. You can scroll the pages up or down by pressing the navigation buttons to see all the programmes in TV mode (except the AV mode). By cursor action, programme selection is done Cancel automatically.
  • Page 25: Installation

    Phase PC Picture Position Menu Depending on the resolution and scan frequency that  you input to the TV Set, you may see a hazy or noisy By pressing button, select the first icon and  picture on the screen. In such a case you can use ...
  • Page 26: Other Features

    NOTE: See Appendix C for all PIP/PAT modes. squeezed into a normal picture (4:3 aspect ratio), AV Modes use the Full mode to restore the picture to its original shape. You can switch your TV to AV modes by using re- lated buttons on the remote control.
  • Page 27: Panoramic

    Teletext system transmits informartion such as news, picture (4:3 aspect ratio) to fill the screen, without sports and weather on your TV. Note that if the signal making the picture appear unnatural. becomes insufficient, some text errors may occur or the teletext mode may be quitted.Teletext function...
  • Page 28: Connect Peripheral Equipment

    Better picture quality can be obtained if you also con- nect a Scart cable to SCART sockets. Playback NTSC • Connect NTSC VCR player to a Scart socket of the TV. Then, select the related source from the SOURCE menu. Copy Facility Source selection for VCR recording.
  • Page 29: Peripheral Equipment Connections

    Peripheral Equipment Connections HEADPHONE AUDIO AUDIO IN VIDEO IN VIDEO ANT.IN CAMCORDER SATELLITE RECEIVER ANTENNA Aerial Connection Outdoor Aerial Connection Round 75 ohm coaxial cable 75 VHF/UHF Rear of TV English - 28 -...
  • Page 30: Tips

    Is the picture or Teletext unrecognisable? Check if you have entered the correct frequency. The picture quality may degrade when two peripher- als are connected to the TV at the same time. In such a case, disconnect one of the peripherals. No Picture...
  • Page 31: Specifications

    TV Tuner (Digital) MHEG-5 ENGINE compliant with ISO/IEC 13522-5 Ukengine Profile 1 Object carousel support compliant with ISO/IEC 135818-6 and UK DTT profile Frequency range: 470 MHz - 858 MHz Transmission standard: DVB-T. MPEG-2 Demodulation: COFDM with 2K/8K FFT mode...
  • Page 32: Specifications

    235W, 1 W (Standby) DIMENSIONS AND WEIGHT Display with stand D x L x H: 270 x 1036 x 750 (mm) Display without stand: D x L x H: 125 x 1036 x 698 (mm) Weight Display: 24.5 kg Weight Stand: 3.5 kg...
  • Page 33: S-Input Connector Pin Specifications

    PC RGB Terminal (D-sub 15-pin connector) Input signal G or sync on green • When different kinds of input signals are simul- taneously input to the monitor via a graphics board or the like, the monitor will automatically No connection...
  • Page 34: Appendix A: Pc Input Typical Display Modes

    Appendix A: PC Input Typical Display Modes The display has a maximum resolution of 1360 x 768, frequency range of 56-85 Hz. The following table is an illustration of some of the typical video display modes. M ode Resolution Frequency Horizontal Vertical Hor.(kHz)
  • Page 35: Appendix B: Av And Hdmi Signal Compatibility

    24 HZ (X: Not Available, O: Available) Note : In some cases a signal on the LCD TV may not be displayed properly. The problem may be a inconsistency with standards from the source equipment (DVD, Set-top box, etc…). If you do expereince such a problem please contact your dealer and also the manufacturer of the source equipment.
  • Page 36: Appendix C: Main And Pip-Pap Picture Combinations

    *For AV-2S, select from the menu. NB. AV-2S can be used by the use of an S-VHS to scart converter plug (not supplied) or a device which has scart ouput with S-video can be connected PC can only be selected using the source menu.
  • Page 37: Uk Guarantee

    Thank you for purchasing this Hitachi Television. In the unlikely event that this product should develop a fault, we undertake to replace or repair any part of the product which fails due to a manufacturing defect within 12 months of the date of purchase provided that:...
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