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Hitachi L42VC04U I Instructions For Use Manual

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  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Contents Features ..............3 Electronic Programme Guide (EPG) ....21 Accessories ............3 Displaying the Subtitles ........22 Introduction ............. 4 Digital Teletext (** for UK only) ......22 Preparation ............. 4 Widescreen ............22 Safety Precautions ..........4 IDTV Menu System ..........22 Power Source .............
  • Page 3 Colour Temp ..........31 Autoposition ..........37 Noise Reduction ........... 31 H (Horizontal) Position ........37 Film Mode ............. 32 V (Vertical) Position ........37 Game Mode ..........32 Phase ............37 Picture Zoom ..........32 Dot Clock ............37 Reset ............
  • 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

    DO consult your dealer if you are ever in doubt Introduction about the installation, operation or safety of Thank you for choosing this product. This your equipment. manual will guide you in the proper DO be careful with glass panels or doors on operation of your TV.
  • Page 6: Power Source

    normally, or if it is damaged in any way - switch Warning off, withdraw the mains plug and consult Do not leave your TV in standby or operating your dealer. mode when you leave your house. ABOVE ALL Disconnecting the Device --- NEVER let anyone especially children The mains plug is used to disconnect TV set push anything into holes, slots or any other...
  • Page 7: Lightning

    If the batteries or accumulators included with Lightning this equipment, display the chemical symbol Before a storm and lightning Hg, Cd, or Pb, then it means that the battery has or when going on holiday, a heavy metal content of more than 0.0005% disconnect the power and Mercury, or more than 0.002% Cadmium or aerial leads from the wall...
  • Page 8: 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 9: 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 - 8 -...
  • Page 10: 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 11 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 12: 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 13: 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 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 VIDEO IN socket and the AUDIO SOCKETS. For selecting the related source, see the section “Input selection”...
  • 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

    • 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 22: 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 23: 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 24: 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 25: 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 26: 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 27: Tv Setup

    • When no module is inserted, “No Conditional Dolby Digital (* for EU countries only) Access module detected” message appears (optional) on the screen. In the Configuration Menu, highlight the Dolby • Refer to the module instruction manual for D item by pressing “ ” or “ ” buttons. Use the details of the settings.
  • Page 28: Receiver Upgrade

    not be located while in automatic search or by repeating the above instructions but this manual search. time selecting ENABLE. Note: Your TV may start in First Time Installation Use “ ” or “ ” button to select Scan Encrypted mode after OAD update.
  • Page 29: Time Settings (Optional)

    be changed. The factory default pin number is This setting can be used, only if it is available. 0000, if you change the pin number make sure Relative Volume you write it down and keep it safe. Using this option, the Audio Description volume level can be increased or decrased relatively, according to the general volume.
  • Page 30: Current

    • Clear Service List (*) • Subtitle : alter the subtitle language with “ ” or “ ” keys. The chosen language will be • First Time Installation seen in subtitles. Movie Subtitle (optional) • In order to display subtitles properly, use this setting to select a movie subtitle language.
  • Page 31: Manual Channel Scan

    Select your Country , Language and Text To install factory settings, highlight “First Time language by using “ ” or “ ” and “ ” or “ ” Installation” menu item and press OK button, buttons. Press OK or RED button to continue. To then you will be asked whether or not to delete cancel, press BLUE button.
  • Page 32: 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 33: 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 34: 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 35: 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 36: 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 37: 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 38: 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 39: 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 40: 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 41: 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 42: 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 43: 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 44: Appendix C: Pin Specifi Cations

  • Page 45: 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 46: 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 47: Dvb-T Functionality Information

    DVB-T functionality information This DVB receiver is only suitable for use in the country which it was designed to be used in. Although this DVB receiver conforms to the latest DVB specifi cations at the time of manufacture, we cannot guarantee compatibility with future DVB transmissions due to changes that may be implemented in broadcast signals and technologies.
  • Page 48: 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...