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  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Contents Features ..............3 Programme Selection (Direct Access) ..19 Accessories ............3 Initial Settings ............20 Introduction ............. 4 General Operation ..........21 Preparation ............. 4 Information Banner ........... 21 Safety Precautions ..........4 Electronic Programme Guide (EPG) ....21 Power Source .............
  • Page 3 Mode ............. 33 Source Menu ............ 38 Brightness/Contrast/Colour/Sharpness ..33 PC Mode Menu System........39 Colour Temp ..........33 PC Position Menu ..........39 Noise Reduction ........... 33 Autoposition ..........39 Film Mode ............. 33 H (Horizontal) Position ........39 Game Mode ..........
  • Page 4: Features

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

    replacement parts, which are specifi ed by the Disconnecting the Device manufacturer or have the same specifi cations as The mains plug is used to disconnect TV set the original one. Unauthorized substitutions may from the mains and therefore it must remain result in fi...
  • Page 7: Overview Of The Remote Control

    Overview of the Remote Control Standby Cursor up Cursor right Info Numeric buttons Exit (in DTV mode) Programme up Volume up TV / Digital TV AV / Source Yellow (Feature menu) / Current language Blue (Install menu) / Favourite selection (*) Hold (in TXT mode) / PIP position Update (in TXT mode) / PAP mode Index page / Guide (in DTV mode)
  • 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. SIDE VIEW REAR VIEW English - 7 -...
  • Page 9: Viewing The Connections- Back Connectors

    Viewing the Connections- Back Connectors 1. S/PDIF Digital 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 6. Component Video Inputs (YPbPr) are used for connecting component video. You can connect the component video and audio sockets with a device that has component 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, “...
  • 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. Side USB input . Note: Codec update cannot be performed. Side HDMI Input is for connecting a device that has an HDMI socket.
  • 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: Using Digital Multimedia Connectors

    Using Digital Multimedia Connectors • You can connect USB devices to your TV by using the USB input of the TV. This feature allows you to display/play JPG and MP3 fi les stored in a USB stick. • It is possible that certain types of USB devices (e.g. MP3 Players) may not be compatible with this TV.
  • Page 14: 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 15: 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 16: 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 S-VIDEO or VIDEO IN socket and the AUDIO SOCKETS.
  • Page 17: 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 18: 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 19: 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 20: 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 21: Initial Settings

    After Automatic Search is completed, the Initial Settings following message asking for analogue channel When the TV set is operated for the fi rst time, search appears on the screen: the IDTV turns on fi rst. Because this is the fi rst time the TV is used, there are no channels stored in the memory.
  • Page 22: General Operation

    channel. “ Enter PIN” will be displayed on the General Operation screen in such a case: Pressing the “TV/DTV” button at any time while watching television programmes will switch the TV set between the digital terrestrial television broadcasting and normal analogue broadcasting.
  • Page 23: Displaying The Subtitles

    INFO (Details): displays the short extended • Press the TELETEXT ( ) button. programmes in detail. • The digital teletext information appears. Numeric buttons (Jump): go to preferred • Operate it with the coloured buttons, cursor channel directly via numeric buttons. buttons and “OK”...
  • Page 24: Idtv Menu System

    To watch a specifi c channel, highlight it using IDTV Menu System “ ” or “ ” button and then press “ OK” button, The IDTV menu can only be viewed when while the “Select” item on Channel List menu is watching digital terrestrial broadcasting.
  • Page 25: Renaming Channels

    Press the “M” button to cancel the editing or OK button to save the new name. Adding Locks to Channels Channel locking provides a password-protected access to channels selected by parents. In order to lock a channel you should know the parental lock password (default value is set to 0000 in the factory and can only be changed from the Confi...
  • Page 26: How To Add A Channel To A Favourites List

    How to Add a Channel to a Favourites List Program Guide • By pressing “ ” or “ ” buttons, highlight the This section is same with the instructions given channel that you want to add to the favourite in the General Operations page. Please see list.
  • Page 27: Conditional Access

    Note: You can set timers for the desired broadcast and • When no module is inserted, “No Conditional time. Recording broadcasts is also possible by using Access module detected” message appears a recording device that you connect to your TV’s Ext on the screen.
  • Page 28: Ac3 Audio (*For Eu Countries Only)

    AC3 Audio (*for EU countries only) TV automatically powers up at 3.00 A.M. each day and searches for any new information which In the Confi guration Menu, highlight the AC3 may be broadcast and will download this to Audio item by pressing “ ” or “ ” buttons. Use your receiver automatically.
  • Page 29: Time Settings

    displayed on the screen. Current Time,Time Zone Setting and Time Zone will be available. Use “ ” or “ ” buttons to highlight the Time Zone Setting. Time Zone Setting is set using “ ” or “ ” buttons. It can be set to AUTO or MANUAL. Maturity Lock When AUTO is selected, Current Time and (**) If you set Country option as UK in the fi...
  • Page 30: Language

    Use “ ” or “ ” button to select Standby Search and then press “ ” or “ ” button to set this setting as On or Off. If you change Standby Search to Off, this function will be unavailable. To use Standby search please make sure that you select Standby Search as On.
  • Page 31: Automatic Channel Scan

    Automatic Channel Scan After APS is fi nalized, the programme table will appear on the screen. In the programme Automatic channel scan is started by pressing table you will see the programme numbers and OK button while Automatic channel scan item names assigned to the programmes.
  • Page 32: Media Browser

    Select your Country, Language and TXT Language by using “ ” or “ ” and “ ” or “ ” buttons. Press OK or RED button to continue. To cancel, press BLUE button. The following menu will be displayed during the automatic tuning: By selecting Yes and pressing the OK button, the existing channel table will be deleted.
  • Page 33: Playing Mp3 Files

    Note: Some USB compliant devices may not be Slideshow Options supported. Note: If the USB stick is not recognized after power off/on or First Time Installation, fi rst, plug the USB device out and power off/on the TV set. Plug the USB device in again.
  • Page 34: Navigating The Analogue Tv Menu System

    Mode For your viewing requirements, you can set the related mode option. Press “ ” or “ ” button to select Mode. Press “ ” or “ ” button to choose from one of these options: Cinema, Dynamic and Natural. Brightness/Contrast/Colour/Sharpness Press “...
  • Page 35: Picture Zoom

    will be invisible and disabled while Game Mode is on. Note: Picture mode selection button on the remote control will have no function while Game Mode is on. If the TV is switched to PIP/PAP mode, Game Mode setting will be disabled and be removed from the Picture menu.
  • Page 36: Sound Mode

    Sound Mode Dolby VS Press “ ” or “ ” button to select Sound Mode . This feature is used to create the impression that Using “ ” or “ ” button, you can select Mono, sound is coming from around the room instead Stereo, Dual I or Dual II mode, only if the of the set speakers.
  • Page 37: Pip-Pap

    Pip-Pap Select PIP Source item by using “ ” or “ ” button. Use “ ” or “ ” button to set PIP In the Feature menu, highlight PIP item by source. pressing “ ” or “ ” buttons. Press “ ” button to enter PIP submenu: Program This setting will be unavailable to be used.
  • Page 38: Menu Timeout

    By pressing “ ” or “ ” button, select Blue buttons on the remote control. There are 200 Background. Press “ ” or “ ” button to set programme storage between 0 and 199. Blue Background as On or Off. Band Menu Timeout Band can be selected either C or S.
  • Page 39: Colour System

    Colour System programme to the decided programme space and press the GREEN button again. Press “ ” or “ ” button to select Colour System. Use “ ” or “ ” button to change the Delete colour system to PAL, SECAM, PAL 60 or To delete a programme, press the YELLOW AUTO.
  • Page 40: Pc Mode Menu System

    Autoposition If you shift the picture horizontally or vertically to an unwanted position, use this item to put the picture into correct place automatically. This setting therefore automatically optimizes the display. Select Autoposition item by using “ ” or “ ” buttons.
  • Page 41: Sound Menu

    Brightness, Contrast, Colour and Colour window. The place of the status OSDs are same Temperature settings in this menu are identical for both windows. to settings defi ned in TV picture menu under Press the “ ” button again to exit the PIP “Analogue TV Menu System”.
  • Page 42: Panoramic

    when you want to change the ZOOM mode, Subtitle change to another ZOOM mode manually. This zooms up the wide picture (16:9 aspect 16:9 ratio) with subtitles to the full screen. This uniformly stretches the left and right sides of a normal picture (4:3 aspect ratio) to fi ll the wide TV screen.
  • Page 43: Tips

    Poor Picture “ ” Subcode Pages / Time Have you selected the correct TV system? Is Selects subcode pages if available when the your TV set or house aerial located too close teletext is activated. When the teletext is not to a non-earthed audio equipment or neon activated, displays time info if the programme lights, etc.?
  • Page 44: 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 45: 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 46: Appendix C: Pin Specifi Cations

    Appendix C: Pin Specifi cations SCART connector pin specifi cations Input signal Input signal AUDIO OUT (RIGHT) Not used AUDIO IN (RIGHT) RGB-R GND AUDIO OUT (LEFT/MONO) AUDIO GND RGB-R / S.VHS CHROMINANCE IN RGB-B GND BLANKING SIGNAL AUDIO IN (LEFT/MONO) COMPOSITE VIDEO GND RGB-B IN BLANKING SIGNAL GND...
  • Page 47: Appendix E: Pip/Pap Mode Combinations

    Appendix E: PIP/PAP Mode Combinations MAIN Scart1 Scart2 Scart2S SVHS HDMI1 HDMI2 HDMI3 HDMI4 YPbPr (RGB) Scart1 (RGB) (RGB) (RGB) (RGB) (RGB) Scart2 (RGB) Scart2S (RGB) (RGB) SVHS (RGB) HDMI1 HDMI2 HDMI3 HDMI4 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, SVHS.
  • Page 48: Appendix D: Supported File Formats For Usb Mode

    Appendix D: Supported File Formats for USB Mode Format Remarks File Media Video Audio Extension (Maximum resolution/Bit rate etc.) Sample Rate: 8K ~ 48KHz MPEG 1/2 Sample Rate: 8K ~ 48KHz, Bit Rate: .mp3 Layer 1/ 2/ 32K~320Kbps Music 3 (MP3) Sample Rate: 8K ~ 48KHz, Bit Rate: 5K ~ .wma 192Kbps...
  • Page 49: 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 50: Uk Guarantee

    The product has been installed and used only in accordance with the instructions supplied with the product ii) The product has not been repaired, maintained, or modifi ed by any person other than an Hitachi authorised engineer iii) The product serial number has not been removed or altered...
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