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Hitachi L37VC04U Instructions For Use Manual

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  • Page 1 37" LCD Colour Television L37VC04U...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Contents Features ..............3 Electronic Programme Guide (EPG) ....20 Accessories ............3 Displaying the Subtitles ........21 Introduction ............. 4 Digital Teletext (** for UK only) ......21 Preparation ............. 4 Widescreen ............21 Safety Precautions ..........4 IDTV Menu System ..........21 Power Source .............
  • Page 3 Noise Reduction ........... 30 H (Horizontal) Position ........36 Film Mode ............. 31 V (Vertical) Position ........36 Game Mode ..........31 Phase ............36 Picture Zoom ..........31 Dot Clock ............36 Reset ............31 PC Picture Menu ........... 36 Store .............
  • Page 4: Features

    Features Accessories • Remote controlled colour LCD TV. • Fully integrated digital TV (DVB-T). • Two HDMI connectors for digital video and SELECT audio. This connection is also designed to MENU INFO / accept high defi nition signals. • 200 programmes from VHF, UHF(analogue). •...
  • Page 5: Introduction

    Introduction Moisture and Water Thank you for choosing this product. This Do not use this device in manual will guide you in the proper a humid and damp place operation of your TV. Before operating (avoid the bathroom, the the TV, please read this manual sink in the kitchen, and near thoroughly.
  • Page 6: Servicing

    manufacturer or have the same specifi cations as Disconnecting the Device the original one. Unauthorized substitutions may The mains plug is used to disconnect TV set result in fi re, electrical shock or other hazards. from the mains and therefore it must remain Servicing readily operable.
  • Page 7: Overview Of The Remote Control

    Overview of the Remote Control Standby Cursor up / Page up (in TXT mode) Cursor right / Subpage (in TXT mode) Info / Reveal (in TXT mode) Numeric buttons Return / Exit (in DTV mode) / Index page SELECT (in TXT mode) Programme up / Page down (in DTV MENU INFO /...
  • Page 8: Lcd Tv And Operating Buttons

    LCD TV and Operating Buttons FRONT VIEW Standby button TV/AV button Programme Up/Down buttons Volume Up/Down buttons Note: Press “ ” /“ ” buttons at the same time to view main menu. REAR VIEW English - 7 -...
  • Page 9: Viewing The Connections- Back Connectors

    Viewing the Connections- Back Connectors 1. S/PDIF Out outputs digital audio signals of the currently watched source. Use a digital optic cable to transfer audio signals to a device that has S/PDIF input. 2. Subwoofer Out is for connecting an external, active subwoofer to the set to give a much deeper bass effect.
  • Page 10 output. Connect the component video cables between the COMPONENT VIDEO INPUTS on on the TV and the component video outputs of your device. While connecting, be sure that the letters on your TV, “ Y ”, “ Pb ”, “ Pr ” correspond with your device’s connectors. 7.
  • Page 11: Viewing The Connections - Side Connectors

    Viewing the Connections - Side Connectors CI Slot is used for inserting a CI card. A CI card allows you to view channels that you subscribe to. For more information, see “Conditional Access” section. 2. Headphone jack is used for connecting an external headphone to the system.
  • Page 12: Power Connection

    Power Connection IMPORTANT : The TV set is designed to operate on 220-240V AC, 50 Hz. • After unpacking, allow the TV set to reach the ambient room temperature before you connect the set to the mains. • Plug the power cable to the mains socket outlet. Aerial Connection •...
  • Page 13: Connecting The Lcd Tv To A Pc

    Connecting the LCD TV to a PC For displaying your computer’s screen image on your LCD TV, you can connect your computer to the TV set. • Power off both computer and display before making any connections. • Use 15-pin D-sub display cable to connect a PC to the LCD TV. •...
  • Page 14: Connecting To A Dvd Player

    Connecting to a DVD Player If you want to connect a DVD player to your LCD TV, you can use connectors on the TV set. DVD players may have different connectors. Please refer to your DVD player’s instruction book for additional information.
  • Page 15: Using Side Av Connectors

    Using Side AV Connectors You can connect a range of optional equipment to your LCD TV. Possible connections are shown below. Note that cables shown in the illustration are not supplied. • For connecting a camcorder, connect to the VIDEO IN socket and the AUDIO SOCKETS. For selecting the related source, see the section “Input selection”...
  • Page 16: Using Other Connectors

    Using Other Connectors You can connect a range of optional equipment to your LCD TV. Possible connections are shown below. Note that cables shown in the illustration are not supplied. • For connecting a to a device that has SPDIF support, use an appropriate SPDIF cable to enable sound connection.
  • Page 17: Connecting Other Equipment Via Scart

    Connecting Other Equipment via Scart Most devices support SCART connection. You can connect a; DVD recorder, a VCR or a decoder to your LCD TV by using the SCART sockets. Note that cables shown in the illustration are not supplied. Power off both the TV and the devices before making any connections.
  • Page 18: Inserting Batteries In The Remote Control Handset

    Inserting Batteries in the Switching the TV On/Off Remote Control Handset To Switch the TV On • Remove the battery cover located on the back · Connect the power cord to the 220-240V AC of the handset by gently pulling backwards 50 Hz.
  • Page 19: Input Selection

    AV Mode Input Selection • Press the “ TV/AV ” button in the control panel Once you have connected external equipment on the TV to switch between AV modes. to your TV, you can switch to different input Operation with the Remote Control sources.
  • Page 20: Initial Settings

    • To select the “Yes” or “No” option, highlight the Initial Settings item by using “ ” or “ ” buttons and press the When the TV set is operated for the fi rst time, OK button. the IDTV turns on fi rst. The IDTV will automatically tune to the UHF or Because this is the fi...
  • Page 21: General Operation

    For more information on this process, see Electronic Programme Guide “Install Menu” section. (EPG) Note : For proper functioning of digital teletext in DTV • Some, but not all, channels send information mode, you should set country as UK in analogue AUTO PROGRAM (for UK only).
  • Page 22: Displaying The Subtitles

    • Press “0” button to view Guide Search Follow the instructions displayed on digital menu. Using this feature, you can search the teletext screen. programme guide database in accordance • When press “SELECT” button or similar with the genre selected or with name match. message appears on the screen, press the Info available in the programme guide will be OK button.
  • Page 23: Channel List

    Channel List Using the “ ” or “ ” button on the remote control, make sure that the fi rst item, Channel List, is highlighted and press the OK button to display the Channel List. The following operations can be performed in this menu: •...
  • Page 24: Renaming Channels

    Enter the password by using the numeric Press “ ” or “ ” button to highlight the desired buttons on the remote control. The lock icon “ option. If OK button is pressed while “ Yes ” is highlighted, the highlighted channel is deleted. ”...
  • Page 25: Program Guide

    Note: You can set timers for the desired broadcast and time. Recording broadcasts is also possible by using a recording device that you connect to your TV’s Ext Out. When the timer is due, output will be provided via the TV-Out and the recording can be performed by the connected recorder that you have set.
  • Page 26: Tv Setup

    • When no module is inserted, “No Conditional AC3 Audio (**for EU countries only) Access module detected” message appears In the Confi guration Menu, highlight the AC3 on the screen. Audio item by pressing “ ” or “ ” buttons. Use •...
  • Page 27: Receiver Upgrade

    Use “ ” or “ ” button to select Scan Encrypted Note: Your TV may start in First Time Installation mode after OAD update. and then press “ ” or “ ” button to set this setting as On or Off. Parental Control Receiver Upgrade Use “...
  • Page 28: Time Settings

    Relative Volume Using this option, the Audio Description volume level can be increased or decrased relatively, according to the general volume. Standby Search (*) Time Settings (*) This setting is visible only when the Country In the configuration menu, highlight the Time option is set to Denmark, Sweden, Norway or Settings item by pressing “...
  • Page 29: Current

    • Subtitle : alter the subtitle language with “ ” or “ ” keys. The chosen language will be seen in subtitles. • Guide : By pressing “ ” or “ ” buttons change the guide language. Current • Audio : if audio language is supported change Automatic Channel Scan the audio language by pressing “...
  • Page 30: Manual Channel Scan

    cancel, press BLUE button. The following menu button while the “Yes” is highlighted will delete will be displayed during the automatic tuning: the existing channel table. Then you will be asked to confi rm for deleting all channels and settings: After APS is fi...
  • Page 31: Navigating The Analogue Tv Menu System

    that are explained in the following parts, refer to “Navigating the Analogue TV Menu System”. Analogue TV Menu System Picture Menu Select your Country , Language and TXT Language by using “ ” or “ ” and “ ” or “ ” buttons.
  • Page 32: Film Mode

    Film Mode Sound Menu Films are recorded at a different number of frames per second to normal television programmes. Press “ ” or “ ” button to select Film Mode . Press “ ” or “ ” button to set this feature On or Off.
  • Page 33: Balance

    Balance stereo, switching this effect on will give a more spatial effect. This setting is used for emphasizing left or right speaker balance. Press “ ” or “ ” button to select Effect. Press “ ” or “ ” button to set as On or Off. Press “...
  • Page 34: Pip-Pap

    Pip-Pap this case the control panel buttons (except for the STANDBY button) will not work. This line controls Pip/Pap modes. Use “ ” or “ ” buttons to switch the TV to Pip , Pap or Off . Hence, if one of those buttons is pressed, Child Lock On will be displayed on the screen when Pip Size the menu screen is not visible.
  • Page 35: Ext Out

    Ext Out You can also enter the desired frequency using the numeric buttons while Search item Press “ ” or “ ” button to select Ext Out. Use “ is highlighted. ” or “ ” button to set the Ext Out as On or Off. Store Note : Press “...
  • Page 36: Name

    By moving the cursor in four directions you can Country reach 20 programmes in the same page. You Press “ ” or “ ” button to select your country. can scroll the pages up or down by pressing the If you want to exit from A.P.S. function, press navigation buttons to see all the programmes the BLUE button.
  • Page 37: Pc Mode Menu System

    Select V Position item by using “ ” or “ PC Mode Menu System ” button. Use “ ” or “ ” button to adjust the See “Connecting the LCD TV to a PC” section value. for connecting a PC to the TV set. Phase For switching to PC source, press “SOURCE”...
  • Page 38: Mute Function

    displayed on the screen when a new programme Freezing Picture is entered or “INFO” button is pressed. You can freeze the picture on the screen by Mute Function pressing the “ OK ” button on the remote control. Press the “ OK ” button to freeze picture. Press Press “...
  • Page 39: Panoramic

    Teletext Teletext system transmits information such as news, sports and weather on your TV. Note that is the signal degrades, for example in Panoramic poor/adverse weather conditions, some text errors may occur or the teletext mode may be This stretches the left and right sides of a normal aborted.
  • Page 40: Tips

    The coloured writings will appear, showing you No Picture means that your TV is not receiving which coloured buttons to use when TOP text a transmission. Have you selected the correct transmission is present. Pressing P - or P+ button on the remote control? Try once more. commands will request the next or previous Also make sure the correct input source has page respec tively.
  • Page 41: Appendix A: Pc Input Typical Display Modes

    Appendix A: PC Input Typical Display Modes The display has a maximum resolution of 1920 x 1200 . The following table is an illustration of some of the typical video display modes. Your TV may not support different resolutions. Supported resolution modes are listed below. If you switch your PC to an unsupported mode, a warning OSD will appear on the screen.
  • Page 42: Appendix B: Av And Hdmi Signal Compatibility (Input Signal Types)

    Appendix B: AV and HDMI Signal Compatibility (Input Signal Types) Source Supported Signals Available PAL 50/60 NTSC 60 EXT-1 (SCART 1) RGB 50 RGB 60 PAL 50/60 NTSC 60 RGB 50 EXT-2 (SCART-2) RGB 60 S-VHS 50 S-VHS 60 PAL 50/60 NTSC 60 480I 60Hz...
  • Page 43: Appendix C: Pin Specifi Cations

  • Page 44: Appendix D: Pip/Pap Mode Combinations

    Appendix D: PIP/PAP Mode Combinations MAIN Scart1 Scart2 Scart2S HDMI1 HDMI2 YPbPr (RGB) Scart1 (RGB) (RGB) (RGB) (RGB) Scart2 (RGB) Scart2S (RGB) (RGB) HDMI1 HDMI2 YPbPr ( RGB ): This indicates that, selection is possible only if Scart-1 has a RGB signal. Restrictions : Scart-1 source must have RGB signal to perform PIP\PAP with sources TV, Scart-2, Scart-2 S, FAV.
  • Page 45: Specifi Cations

    Specifi cations TV BROADCASTING PAL/SECAM B/G D/K K’ I/I’ L/L’ RECEIVING CHANNELS VHF (BAND I/III) UHF (BAND U) HYPERBAND MHEG-5 ENGINE compliant with ISO/IEC 13522-5 UK engine Profi le 1 for UK Object carousel support compliant with ISO/IEC 135818-6 and UK DTT profi le Frequency range: 474-850 MHz for UK models 170-862 MHz for EU models Digital...
  • Page 46: Product Guarantee

    Product Guarantee This product is guaranteed against manufacturing defects for a period of 1 Year This does not cover the product where the fault is due to misuse, abuse, use in contravention of the instructions, or where the product has been the subject of unauthorised modifi cations or alterations, or has been the subject of commercial use In the event of a problem with the product within the guarantee period please return it to your nearest store...