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Hitachi PW2 42PD7A10A User Manual

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  • Page 1 Model PW2 42PD7A10 42PD7200 42PD7A10A 42PD7200A...
  • Page 3: Features

    Important FEATURES Please read this User's Manual thoroughly, especially the Safety Instructions on Page 4 to 7. Mis-use may cause damage to your plasma monitor, which could shorten its lifespan, or cause injury to Large-screen, high-definition plasma display yourself. Should you encounter any difficulty in the set-up or panel operation of your monitor, firstly refer to the Troubleshooting guide at The 42-inch colour plasma display panel, with a resolution of 1024...
  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    CONTENTS FEATURES ............2 OTHER FUNCTIONS ........43 SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS ......4 Automatic Store ..............43 IMAGE RETENTION OF PLASMA DISPLAY ..8 Audio Switching ..............44 COMPONENT NAMES ........9 Power Save Mode ............45 Main Unit ................9 DVD Player/STB Selection ..........45 Remote control ..............10 Signal Check (RGB mode) ..........46 Loading Batteries ............10 TROUBLESHOOTING ........47 Handling the Remote Control..........10...
  • Page 5: Safety Instructions

    SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS This Plasma monitor has been designed and manufactured to meet international safety standards, but like any electrical equipment, care must be taken if you are to obtain the best results and safety is to be assured. Before using this product, please read and understand the Safety Instructions thoroughly to ensure correct usage, and follow all the instructions. About the Symbols Various symbols are used in this manual, the user’s manual and on the product itself to ensure correct usage, to prevent danger to the user and others, and to prevent property damage.
  • Page 6 SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS (continued) About the Symbols (continued) WARNING Be cautious of the power cord connection. Incorrect connection of the power cord could result in fire or electrical shock. • Do not touch the power cord with a wet hand. • Check that the connecting portion of the power cord is clean (with no dust), before using. Use a soft and dry cloth to clean the power plug. •...
  • Page 7 SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS (continued) About the Symbols (continued) CAUTION Be careful in moving the monitor. Neglect could result in an injury or damage. • Do not move the monitor during use. Before moving, disconnect the power plug and all external connections. •...
  • Page 8 SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS (continued) About the Symbols (continued) Prevention of an obstacle to Radio receivers This monitor has been designed pursuant to the international EMI standards. This is to prevent a problem to Radio receivers. • Keep the monitor away from Radio. •...
  • Page 9: Image Retention Of Plasma Display

    IMAGE RETENTION OF PLASMA DISPLAY There are different characteristics that result in panel image retention depending on how the plasma display is used. Situations and effective usage methods related to ghosting are provided below. Image retention characteristics of a plasma display The image retention phenomenon of a plasma panel occurs due to partial phosphor degradation arising from partial character and figure display.
  • Page 10: Component Names

    COMPONENT NAMES Front Main Unit Cabinet Panel (front frame) Control panel • Adjustment buttons are located on the bottom. • The back cover is provided Remote-control with indications to distinguish receiver the adjustment buttons. Indicating lamp • The main power switch is located at the back, on the lower surface.
  • Page 11: Remote Control

    COMPONENT NAMES (continued) Remote control POWER button RECALL button FUNCTION SELECT button INPUT SELECT buttons DVD CONTROL buttons FREEZE/RETURN button MENU button OK button SELECT/ADJUST button PICTURE MODE button SOUND MODE button CH I/CH II button (TV) VOLUME UP/DOWN button CHANNEL UP/DOWN button (TV) MUTE button PROGRAM SELECT buttons...
  • Page 12 COMPONENT NAMES (continued) Remote control (continued) FUNCTION SELECT Press this button to indicate function mode with a lamp. RECALL (TV/Video/RGB) DVD and SAT Press this button to display input signal. DVD CONTROL You can use these buttons to operate INPUT SELECT the selected brand of DVD player.
  • Page 13: Teletext Function

    COMPONENT NAMES (continued) Remote control (continued) [Button for TELETEXT Mode] PAGE UP / DOWN button TEXT / TV + TEXT button COLOUR buttons (RED, GREEN, YELLOW, BLUE) INDEX button SUB TITLE button CANCEL button REVEAL button TV / TEXT button TELETEXT FUNCTION Buttons on Remote Control Function...
  • Page 14: Installation Instructions

    INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS Installation WARNING Use one of the special mount units to install this product. A mount of insufficient strength or inadequate design can cause overturning or dropping and result in fire, electrical shock or injury. Please note that our company assumes absolutely no responsibility for personal injuries or property damage caused by use of other mount units or improper installation.
  • Page 15: Connecting To An Audio Visual Device

    INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS (continued) Connecting to an Audio Visual Device (1) Make sure that the power switch of the monitor is turned off. (2) Make sure that the power switch of the audio visual device is turned off. (3) Use a commercially available cable and connector to connect the signal input terminal on the rear panel of this device and the signal output terminal of the audio visual device.
  • Page 16 INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS (continued) Connecting to an Audio Visual Device (continued) Precautions when connecting the antenna • Please use a coaxial cable which is free from interference to connect the antenna. Avoid using a parallel flat feeder wire as interference may occur, causing reception to be unstable and stripe noise to appear on the screen. •...
  • Page 17: Connecting To A Pc

    INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS (continued) Connecting to a PC (1) Make sure that the display signal of the personal computer to be used is compatible with the specifications of this device. • See “PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS” concerning the specifications of this device. (2) Make sure that the power switch of the personal computer is turned off. (3) Connect the signal input terminal (RGB 1 or RGB 2) on the rear panel of this device to the display signal output terminal of the personal computer.
  • Page 18: Mounting The Speaker Unit

    INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS (continued) Mounting the Speaker Unit CAUTION Make sure that the main power switch of the monitor is turned off (standby or indicating lamp: off/red) when removing or connecting the speaker cables. Mounting the Speaker System to the Monitor 1.
  • Page 19 INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS (continued) Mounting the Speaker Unit (continued) 4. Attach the speaker cables to speaker systems. How to connect Hold down Insert the wire Release the speaker the lever the lever cables (Speaker side) Speaker terminals Connect the copper - colored wire to the Red side.
  • Page 20: Mounting The Side Input

    INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS (continued) Mounting the Side Input • With the speaker unit 1. Mount the side input into the speaker holder. Hook the clamps (4 pieces) of the speaker holder into the holes as shown in the figure and pull them down until it sounds click. Fasten the side input with the speaker holder by the screw.
  • Page 21: Power Cord Connection

    INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS (continued) Power Cord Connection Connect the power cord, after completing all other connections. UK only Europe Connect the power cord to this device. Connect the power cord plug to the power outlet. (The type of plug is different from this drawing for some countries.) CAUTION •...
  • Page 22: Operating Instructions

    OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS Turning Power On and Off • To turn the monitor power ON, press the main power switch on the monitor main unit to ON, and then press the SUB POWER button of control panel or the POWER Indicating lamp button on the remote control.
  • Page 23: Input Switching

    OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS (continued) RECALL button INPUT SELECT buttons INPUT SELECT button CHANNEL UP/DOWN buttons CHANNEL UP/DOWN button Input Switching • Input can be switched by pressing the AV1~6, RGB1 or PROGRAM RGB2 buttons of the remote control. SELECT buttons • Input can be switched to TV by pressing CHANNEL UP/DOWN buttons or PROGRAM SELECT buttons.
  • Page 24 OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS (continued) Size Switching (continued) When you want to Set the display size to Input signal Display screen Remarks Play a 14:9 image in a 16:9 screen This mode is provided for the broadcasting expanded vertically and squeezed hori- C14 : 9L program with WSS code-C14:9L.
  • Page 25: Volume Adjustment

    OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS (continued) Volume Adjustment Audio Mute The audio volume can be temporarily muted by pressing The volume can be adjusted by pressing the the MUTE button of the remote control. buttons of the remote control (or the volume buttons of the monitor unit). Volume setting value Volume setting value Volume 15...
  • Page 26: Power Swivel

    OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS (continued) Power Swivel • This feature controls the motorized stand. It allows turning the plasma display left or right using the remote control. CAUTION Make sure that the main power switch of the monitor is turned off when removing or connecting the power cord, the connector cables, and the speaker cables.
  • Page 27: Input Signal Screen Display

    OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS (continued) Input Signal Screen Display RECALL button The input signal status can be displayed on the screen by pressing the RECALL button of the remote control. • The display will go out in approximately 6 seconds. TV position ABCDE Name Sound mode...
  • Page 28: Displaying Multi Picture

    OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS (continued) RECALL button INPUT SELECT buttons SELECT/ADJUST button CHANNEL UP/DOWN button Displaying MULTI PICTURE MULTI MODE MULTI PICTURE If the MULTI PICTURE button on the remote control is button button pressed, multi pictures will display. And then three types of the screen can be selected by pressing the MULTI MODE button on the remote control.
  • Page 29 OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS (continued) Displaying MULTI PICTURE (continued) Activating the Split mode from the video input screen Pressing the MULTI PICTURE button one time will display 2 pictures. • The speaker icon can be shifted left and right by pressing the SELECT buttons.
  • Page 30: Picture Freezing

    OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS (continued) FREEZE button [Split] Picture Freezing When the FREEZE button on the remote control is pressed, the screen transfers into the freeze mode. • There are two types of freezing screen mode, Split and Strobe. These are possible to select at the “Freeze Mode”...
  • Page 31: Using The Menu Screen (On-Screen Display System)

    OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS (continued) Using the Menu Screen RECALL button (On-screen display system) When the MENU button is pressed, the adjustment menu screen will be displayed; from there, PC signal MENU button RETURN button adjustment and setting is possible by using the SELECT OK button button, ADJUST button and OK button.
  • Page 32: Setup Menu (Tv Mode)

    OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS (continued) SETUP MENU (TV mode) Picture Setup Audio Auto Tuning Timer Manual Tuning Fine Tuning Function MENU Sort Setup Teletext Language Language Auto Off Select Select Return OK Set Setup Setup Setup Auto Tuning Auto Tuning Manual Tuning Country Position Manual Tuning...
  • Page 33 OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS (continued) SETUP MENU (TV mode) (continued) Selected characters Setup hint Auto Tuning Select the country name by SELECT buttons and press OK button. (Page1) (Page2) (Page3) Country • If some required stations could not be preset in this auto tuning function, select and preset the required station in the required position by the manual tuning operation.
  • Page 34: Setup Menu (Video Mode)

    OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS (continued) SETUP MENU (Video mode) Picture Setup Setup Audio System System 1 Colour System Timer Colour System Function Video Input Auto MENU Setup Scart Output Monitor Language RGB1 DVI-STB SECAM Select RGB2 Component OK Set HDTV Auto Select Return Select Return...
  • Page 35: Setup Menu (Rgb Mode: Rgb1 (Dvi-Pc), Rgb2 (Rgb))

    OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS (continued) SETUP MENU (RGB mode: RGB1 (DVI-PC), RGB2 (RGB)) Picture Setup Audio Auto Adjust Adjust Timer Horizontal Position Function Vertical Position + 31 MENU Setup Horizontal Clock – 20 Language Clock Phase Select Reset Reset OK Set Select Return Horizontal Position Next / Prev...
  • Page 36 OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS (continued) SETUP MENU (RGB mode: RGB1 (DVI-PC), RGB2 (RGB)) (continued) Selected characters Setup hint Vertical Filter Turn On when concerned about screen flicker. Movie Frequency Mode Set to Movie when viewing moving images on a personal computer. This should correspond to the signal mode of the signal from the DVI-PC DVI-STB RGB1...
  • Page 37: Function Menu

    OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS (continued) FUNCTION MENU MENU Picture Function Audio Screen Saver Timer Screen Wipe On 60Min. Function Black Side Panel Setup Video Power Save Language Freeze Mode Split Select Default Zoom Panoramic OK Set Panel Life Nomal Luminance Manager Reset Reset Select Return...
  • Page 38: Picture Menu (Tv/Video Mode)

    OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS (continued) PICTURE MENU (TV/Video mode) Picture Picture Picture Mode Dynamic Audio Contrast Timer Brightness MENU Function Colour Setup Sharpness Language Select Colour Temperature Normal Contrast Mode Normal Reset Reset Picture Mode Dynamic Select Return Next/Prev Select Return Picture Picture Mode Dynamic Contrast...
  • Page 39 OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS (continued) PICTURE MENU (TV/Video mode) (continued) Selected characters Setup hint Dynamic: This setting is best for very bright ambient lighting. Dynamic Natural Cinema Natural: This setting is for normal lighting conditions. Picture Mode Cinema: This setting is best for watching movie. Adjust for maximum visibility to suit the ambient brightness.
  • Page 40 OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS (continued) PICTURE MENU (TV/Video mode) (continued) Selected characters Setup hint Turn On when the original balance of each colour is required to adjust Colour Management depending on the user’s preference. Magenta Magenta is weakened. Magenta is strengthened. Red is weakened. Red is strengthened.
  • Page 41: Picture Menu (Rgb Mode)

    OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS (continued) PICTURE MENU (RGB mode) Picture Picture Audio Contrast : + 31 Timer Brightness : – 31 Colour Function MENU : + 31 Setup Picture Enhancement : Off Language Select Colour Temperature : Normal Colour Temp.Adjust Reset Reset Contrast + 31 Select...
  • Page 42: Audio Menu

    OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS (continued) AUDIO MENU Picture Audio Audio Audio Mode : Movie Timer Treble : + 10 Function Bass : – 10 MENU Setup Balance Language Dynamic Bass : Middle Select Matrix Surround : Off Perfect Volume : Off Reset Reset Select Return...
  • Page 43: Timer Menu

    OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS (continued) TIMER MENU Picture Timer Audio Off Timer 30Min. Timer On Timer : - - : - - Function Select Adjust Return MENU Setup Language Select OK Set Selected characters Setup hint --Min. 30Min. 60Min. This function automatically sets the power to standby status when the Off Timer indicated time period has elapsed.
  • Page 44: Other Functions

    OTHER FUNCTIONS Automatic Store Approximately 1 sec. after adjustment is completed, the adjustments will be recorded as shown in the table below. Menu Display Registration condition Menu Display Registration condition Picture Picture Mode 1 setting is registered. Function Screen Saver 1 setting is registered.
  • Page 45: Audio Switching

    OTHER FUNCTIONS (continued) Audio Switching A2 / NICAM / Sound Multiplex (TV mode) • The CH I / II button is only useful for NICAM and sound multiplex signals. Otherwise pressing this button will have no effect. BILINGUAL / DUAL sound broadcast NICAM [II] When bilingual program is received, sound mode display appears in yellow as shown on right.
  • Page 46: Power Save Mode

    • You can use this remote control to operate the selected maker of DVD player and Set Top Box by pressing the following buttons on the remote control simultaneously. <“DVD” Selection> Makers of DVD player Set Maker Set Type Makers of DVD player Set Maker Set Type HITACHI FUNAI Mitsubishi Pioneer ONKYO Panasonic ZENITH GREEN TOSHIBA...
  • Page 47: Signal Check (Rgb Mode)

    OTHER FUNCTIONS (continued) DVD Player/STB Selection (continued) Set up hint Example) HITACHI DVD To operate HITACHI DVD player, press and hold the button, followed by the button. 1. Set up the maker. Press button to indicate the DVD LED on the remote control.
  • Page 48: Troubleshooting

    TROUBLESHOOTING Symptoms That Seemingly Appear to be Failures Make the checks suggested below depending on the symptoms observed. If the symptoms remain uncorrected, contact your dealer. WARNING Customer servicing can be hazardous. Symptom Point to check See page • No picture with the power-indicating lamp •...
  • Page 49 TROUBLESHOOTING (continued) Symptoms That Seemingly Appear to be Failures (continued) Symptom Point to check See page • There are locations on the screen that are different from • High-precision technology is used to manufacture the plasma the periphery (*). display panel, However in some cases, there are minor defects in *Points that do not light, points with brightness different some parts of the screen.
  • Page 50: Actions To Correct Abnormal Displays

    TROUBLESHOOTING (continued) Actions to Correct Abnormal Displays Depending on the kind of system equipment used, images may not be displayed normally. In this case, make the adjustments suggested below. (only for RGB2) Text displayed across the screen appears vertically streaked, with some characters blurred (Figure 1). Symptom 1 (RGB input).
  • Page 51: Product Specifications

    PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS This table shows the specifications when the video unit and tuner unit have been inserted. Display Approx. 42 inches (922 (H) x 522 (V) mm, diagonal 1059mm) dimensions Panel Resolution 1024(H) x 1024 (V) pixels Net dimensions 1050 (W) x 676 (H) x 110 (D) mm (excluding Speakers/Stand) Net weight 37.0kg...
  • Page 52: Signal Input

    PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS (continued) Signal Input RGB terminal (D-sub 15-pin connector) Input signal R (P G or sync on green (Y) B (P No connection • When different kinds of input signals are simultaneously input to No connection the monitor via a graphics board or the like, the monitor will R.GND (P , GND) automatically select the signals in the following priority order:...
  • Page 53: Recommended Signal List

    PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS (continued) Signal Input (continued) Scart connector pin specifications Signal Signal AUDIO OUT (RIGHT) 12 Not Used AUDIO IN (RIGHT) 13 RGB-R GND AUDIO OUT (LEFT/MONO) 14 GND AUDIO GND 15 RGB-R / S.VHS CHROMINANCE IN 20 18 RGB-B GND 16 BLANKING SIGNAL AUDIO IN (LEFT/MONO) 17 COMPOSITE VIDEO GND...
  • Page 54 PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS (continued) Recommended Signal List (continued) With HDMI input (AV6 input) Signal mode Horizontal Dot clock Remarks Vertical frequency frequency (kHz) frequency (MHz) Signal Name Resolution (Hz) 640 x 480 59.94 31.47 25.18 EIA-861B 576i 720(1440) x 576 50.00 15.63 27.00 EIA-861B...
  • Page 55 PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS (continued) Recommended Signal List (continued) With Analog signal input (RGB2 input) Signal mode Horizontal Dot clock Remarks Vertical frequency frequency (kHz) frequency (MHz) Signal Name Resolution (Hz) 640 X 400 70.08 31.47 25.18 640 X 480 59.94 31.47 25.18 864 X 480 59.94...
  • Page 56 •This guarantee does not cover the replacement of exhausted batteries, the adjustment of user controls, or aerial alignment. •Any parts replaced under this guarantee shall become the property of HITACHI EUROPE LTD. •Please note that evidence of the date of purchase will be required before any service under this guarantee is carried out.
  • Page 57 Fax: +46 (0) 8 562 711 13 Tel: +39 02 38073415 Servizio Clienti Email: csgswe@hitachi-eu.com Fax: +39 02 48786381/2 Email: customerservice.italy@hitachi-eu.com HITACHI EUROPE S.A.S HITACHI EUROPE LTD (Norway) AB Lyon Office STRANDVEIEN 18 B.P. 45, 69671 BRON CEDEX 1366 Lysaker FRANCE...