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Hitachi Ultravision L42S601 Operating Manual

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LCD Flat
Panel
TELEVISION
& L42S601
IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS ...........................................................................................
2-3
FIRST TIME USE ....................................................................................................................................
4-21
THE REMOTE CONTROL ...............................................................................................................
22-33
ON-SCREEN DISPLAY .......................................................................................................
34-57
USEFUL INFORMATION ...............................................................................................................
58-64
OPERATING GU DE IN SPANISH ................................................................................................
65-128
END USER LICENSE AGREEMENT FOR HITACHI DTV SOFTWARE .......................................... 129-137
APPENDIXES ...............................................
138-139
INDEX .......................................................................................................................................................
140
ULTr_VISION

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  • Page 1 FIRST TIME USE ............................ 4-21 THE REMOTE CONTROL ....................... 22-33 ON-SCREEN DISPLAY ....................... 34-57 USEFUL INFORMATION ....................... 58-64 OPERATING GU DE IN SPANISH ....................65-128 END USER LICENSE AGREEMENT FOR HITACHI DTV SOFTWARE .......... 129-137 APPENDIXES ..........138-139 INDEX ............................... ULTr_VISION...
  • Page 2 SAFETY POINTS YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT prong. wide blade or the third prong YOUR HITACHI LCD FLAT PANEL TELEVISION provided for your safety. If the provided plug does not fit into your outlet, consult an electrician replacement of the obsolete outlet.
  • Page 3 Adjust only those controls that are covered in the instructions, as improper changes or modifications expressly approved by Hitachi could void the user's Note warranty. • There are no user serviceable parts inside LCD television. Warning • Model and serial numbers...
  • Page 4 DU ..©©@ ©@@ ©@@ ®@@ For U.S. models: HiTACHi For optional accessories, please access our web site at: www.hitachi.us/tv For Canada models: For optional accessories, please access our web site at: www.hitachi.ca/tv Remote Control Unit CLU-4373A (Part No. HL02403).
  • Page 5 To take measures to prevent the LCD Flat Panel Television from tipping over and prevent possible injury it is important to mount the unit in a stable and flat surface. Securing to a Wall ANTENNA Using metallic wire (two places) fasten the set to Unless...
  • Page 6 ACCORD ANDPOWER S WIVEL CABLE INSTALLATION INSTRUCTION The AC cord and power swivel cable p rovided with your n ew LCD Flat Panel Television need t obeinstalled correctly toavoid t heir d isconnection when r otating the13/on itsTable t op stand. Located ontheback oftheTVare2 plastic c lamps tohold the ACcord and power swivel cable.
  • Page 7 SETTING FOR WALL MOUNTING STEP (1) : Please locate the STAND METAL SUPPORTS on the back of the TV. These metals is use to hold the TV and the Base ; so it needs to remove 4 screws from the STAND METAL in order to separate the TV from the Base.
  • Page 8 VIEWING The best picture is seen by sitting directly in front of the TV and about 10 to 18 feet from the screen. During daylight hours, reflections from outside light may appear on the screen. If so, drapes or screens can be used to reduce the reflection or the TV can...
  • Page 9 Most video/audio connections between components canbemade w ithshielded video and audio c ables thathave phone c onnectors. For b est p erformance, video cables s hould u se75-Ohm c oaxial shielded wire. C ables canbe purchased frommoststores thatsellaudio/video products. Below areillustrations andnames o f common connectors.
  • Page 10 Inaddition tocontrolling allofthe functions onyour H ITACHI LCD TV,thenew remote control isdesigned to operate different types o fdevices, such as,DVD Players, CBL (Cable Boxes), set-top-boxes, satellite receivers, and VCRs. The remote control must beprogrammed tocontrol the chosen device. Please s ee pages 2 2-33 f ora complete description ofall f eatures and programming oftheRemote Control.
  • Page 11 0 Upgrade Card MENU/SELECT button This card slot is for future software upgrades. This button allows you to enter the MENU, making Hitachi will notify you if a software upgrade it possible to set TV features to your preference required for your TV.
  • Page 12 ® POWER light indicator To turn the TV ON, press the power button _R/C sensor located on the right side of the TV set. A red stand-by indicator lamp located the lower right corner of the front bezel is illuminated. The LCD TV is now ready for remote ON/OFF operation.
  • Page 13 Antenna Input To switch between Cable and Air input, go to the Channel Manager option to change the signal source CABLE or AIR. [_1-_dl_=%"-_=l_] AudioNideo Inputs 1, 2 and 3 By using the INPUTS button, the CURSOR PAD (A and V), and the SELECT button or CURSOR •...
  • Page 14 The SIDE panel jacksareprovided asa convenience toallow youto easily c onnect HDMI or DVIsignals from a DVD, SetTop Box,Video G ame a sshown i nthe following examples (When c onnecting DVl s ignal itwill need t oconnect theaudio o utput into the side Audio I nput jacks) : A) Connecting HDMI signal SIDE INPUT PANEL...
  • Page 15 The SIDE panel jacks areprovided asa convenience toallow youtoeasily c onnect a camcorder, DVD, Video Game a nd aVCR asshown i nthefollowing examples: SiDE i NPUT PANEL Video Game COMPOSITE VIDEO OUTPUT CAPABILITY DVD, Video Game Console. OUTPUT Video Video Camera The exact arrangement you use to connect the VCR,...
  • Page 16 DIGITAL HDMI DIGITAL VCR #2 OUTPUT CAPABILITY OUTPUT CAPABILITY @V@@L ..NPUT HDMI HDMI HDMI Optional Player @@@@...
  • Page 17 • S-VIDEO, Y-PBPR, or HDMI connections are provided for high performance laserdisc players, VCRs etc. that have this feature. Use these connections in place of the standard video connection if your device has this feature. • If your device has only one audio output (mono sound),...
  • Page 18 CONNECTING A VIDEO AND STEREO AUDIO SOURCE TO INPUT1 ~ INPUT-FRONT Connect the cable from the VIDEO OUT of the VCR or the laserdisc player to the INPUT (VIDEO) jack, as shown on the Rear Panel to the right. Connect the cable from the AUDIO OUT R of the VCR or the laserdisc player to the INPUT (AUDIO/R) jack.
  • Page 19 CONNECTING A COMPONENT SOURCE WITH HDMI OR DVI CAPABILITY TO HDMI I r HDMI 2 OR HDMI FRONT 1. Connect the HDMI or DVI to HDMI connection cable from the output of the HDTV set top box or DVD player to the HDMI input as shown on the Rear panel below.
  • Page 20 CONNECTING A COMPONENT AND STEREO AUDIO SOURCE TO INPUT 2 or 3 :Y-PBPR. Connect the cable from the Y OUT of the Laserdisc/DVD player or HDTV set top box to the INPUT (Y) jack, as shown on the Rear panel below. Connect the cable from the PB/CB OUT or B- Y OUT of the Laserdisc/DVD player or HDTV...
  • Page 21 CONNECTING A VIDEO AND MONAURAL AUDIO SOURCE TO INPUT 1 ~ FRONT INPUT i l i;ii!!!ii77ii;ii;iii:_i;i ° Connect the cable from the VIDEO OUT of the VCR or the laserdisc player to the INPUT (VIDEO) jack, as shown on the Rear Panel on the right.
  • Page 22 In addition to controlling all the functions on your Hitachi remote control designed to operate different types of VCRs, cable SOURCE SELECT boxes, set-top-boxes, satellite receivers, DVD players, and other audio/video equipment with one touch. Tv DVD PVRSATI J r m'l...
  • Page 23 Day (Dynamic) and Night picture mode settings. Select DAY for day time viewing with more brightness contrast to compete with room light. Select NIGHT night time viewing with less brightness contrast for a more detailed picture (see page for settings changes). © HiTACHi...
  • Page 24 ASPECT button Press this button to quickly change the picture format ASPECT ratio. Depending on the input signal format received, the picture format ratio allows you to adjust the images through the following options. 4:3 STANDARD 4:3 ZOOM I/ZOOM Use this aspect mode to display conventional (4:3) Use these aspect modes to zoom in on conventional images.
  • Page 25 MENU button INFO button The MENU button will start the On-Screen Display. Press this button when you want to check channel being received, the picture source, the channel has stereo (ST) or second audio EXIT button program (SAP), the time, CHANNEL ID and if This button...
  • Page 26 Press the FAV CH button to switch to Favorite VOLUME {VOL), MUTE button Press the VOLUME button (A or V) until you obtain (FAV) channel mode. will know are in the desired sound level. Favorite Channel mode when (FAV) is displayed the displayed channel is GREEN.
  • Page 27 If the cable box does not turn off, try a different four digit preset code. The remote will now control your Cable box. HITACHI PRECODED CABLE BOX buttons These buttons transmit the chosen precoded cable...
  • Page 28 HITACHI PRECODED SET-TOP-BOX/SATELLITE RECEIVER buttons These buttons transmit the chosen pre-coded set-top-box/satellite codes : -Power -Cursor & Select -Number -Menu...
  • Page 29 DVD player. If the DVD player does not turn off, try a different four digit preset code. The remote will now control your DVD player. HITACHI PRECODED DVD Buttons These buttons transmit the chosen precoded DVD codes :...
  • Page 30 VCR/PVR. If the VCR/PVR does not turn off, try a different four digit preset code. The remote will now control your VCR/PVR. HITACHI PRECODED VCR/PVR Buttons These buttons transmit chosen precoded VCR/PVR codes :...
  • Page 31 H|TACH| Pressing the INPUTS button will now access video input of the desired device. SETUP EXAMPLE (Hitachi DVD with precode 0573 connected to INPUT 1 of the TV) Table 1 Select DVD mode by using your SOURCE SELECT...
  • Page 32 Mitsubishi ...... 0749 Portland ......0020 0043,0209,0002,0278, Hamlin ..... 0009,6273 Motorola ......0869 0061,0208,0479,0561, Presidian ......1593 Hitachi ..... 0011,1421 NED ....... 1270 Profitronic ...... 0240 0593,1278,1479,1593, i3 Micro ....1602 Next Level ..... 0869 Fisher ......0047,0104 Proscan ......
  • Page 33 Terapin 1031 Hewlett Packard 1972 Greenhill 0717 Theta Digital 0571 Howard Computers 1972 Harman/Kardon 0582,0702 Toshiba 0503,0695,1045,1154 1972 Hitachi 0573,0664,1247,1919 Tredex 0799,0800,0803,0804 0672 0705 Hughes Network Systems 0739 Hiteker Humax 0739 1348 Urban Concepts 0503 Hush 1972 blitial 0717 Logic...
  • Page 34 Press MENU on the remote control to display different features on your HITACHI LCD TV. Use the CURSOR (buttons A,T,4 and I_) and highlight a different feature of the On-Screen Display menu. Press the SELECT button to select. Press EXIT on the remote control to quickly exit from a menu.
  • Page 35 Treble Set the Clock Set Clock Settings. Adjust the treble. Bass Set Sleep Timer Set Sleep Timer intervals Adjust the bass. Balance (30 min. intervals, 00:30-3:00). Adjust the balance. Set Day/Night Timer Set Day/Night picture mode Surround Select Surround settings (Off, settings.
  • Page 36 Select VIDEO toadjust picture s ettings andimprove picture quality. You can independently customize each o f the Video I nputs toyour p reference toincrease viewing performance andpleasure depending upon thevideo program being v iewed. If RESET i sselected, only the selected input willreset toinitial conditions.
  • Page 37 This involves a process known as 3:2 pulldown. When AUTO MOVIE MODE is turned ON from the VIDEO menu, your Hitachi LCD Television will activate circuitry for this special feature to improve video performance when watching film based sources.
  • Page 38 Aspect Use this function to select the Picture Format Aspect Ratio. Auto Aspect Automatically adjust the Aspect Ratio depending the input signal to fill the screen. Mode Manually select the Aspect Ratio. Vertical Position This function allows you to change the vertical position when aspect style is either 4:3 EXPANDED/ZOOMI/ZOOM2 or 16:9 ZOOM.
  • Page 39 Select AUDIO toadjust the TVtoyour p reference toimprove the sound q uality. Press CURSOR PAD • or • to select menu item. Press CURSOR PAD _ or 1_to adjust the function. Press EXlTto quit the MENU, or select AUDIOto return to the main menu. Treble This function controls...
  • Page 40 Audio Source Multi-Channel Television Sound will allow you to select STEREO (a stereo broadcast), MONO (monaural sound) used when receiving a weak stereo broadcast or SECOND AUDIO PROG (SAP) which may be a secondary language, weather report, etc. Internal Speakers This function is useful when setting up the external...
  • Page 41 Select CHANNEL MANAGER to setyourAntenna options, runAuto Channel Scan, Check S ignal Meter and Set C hannel List. 1.Press C URSOR PAD A,y tohighlight functions. 2. Press t heSELECT button orCURSOR PAD• to select. Signal Meter Select SIGNAL METER when using an indoor or outdoor antenna.
  • Page 42 Channel List This function allows you to review which channels labeled (ID}, which have been added to CHANNEL MEMORY (SCAN}, which are protected by LOCK which are your FAVORITE (FAV} CHANNELS. Use the CURSOR PAD to navigate the Channel List. Press the SELECT button to select ON or OFF on the...
  • Page 43 This function will b lock o ut t hepicture and sound o fthe selected channel orvideo input. Thecode to enter t heLocks feature i s a fourdigit access code number. The factory p reset code is0000. Use theNUMBER buttons toenter the access code. 1.
  • Page 44 Movie Ratings Use Movie Ratings to prevent viewing of any movie that you feel may be inappropriate due to its content. CURSOR • select MOVIE RATING category that you want to block. Press SELECT to block the MOVIE RATING that you have selected.
  • Page 45 TV Ratings Use "IV RATINGS to prevent the viewing of any TV program that you feel may be inappropriate due to its content. CURSOR • select "IV RATING category that you want to block. Press SELECT to block the "IV RATING that you have selected.
  • Page 46 Canadian Ratings (Eng) Use CANADIAN RATINGS (ENG) to block any type of movie and television program in Canada that you feel might be inappropriate in its content. 1. Use CURSOR • select CANADIAN RATINGS (ENG) category that want to block. Press SELECT to block the CANADIAN RATINGS...
  • Page 47 Canadian Ratings (Frn) Use CANADIAN RATINGS (FRN) to block Canadian French programs according to various program ratings that you feel might be inappropriate in its content. 1. Use the CURSOR PAD A, • to select the CANADIAN RATINGS (FRN) category that you want to block.
  • Page 48 Region 5 Use Region 5 Ratings toprevent viewing of any movie or program that you feel may be inappropriate due to its content. This feature will operate only for ATSC Digital signal. In order to set the Region 5 Ratings the ATSC Digital channel received...
  • Page 49 Select TIMERS tosetyourClock, Sleep T imer, Event Timer andDay/Night Timer. Use the CURSOR buttons • or • to highlight the function to be adjusted. Press the SELECT button to select. Set The Clock The Clock must be adjusted before you can use tile SET EVENT TIMER or DAY/NIGHT TIMER...
  • Page 50 Set Sleep Timer Select this feature to set your SLEEP TIMER from 30 minutes to 3 hours (30 minute increments). 1. Press the CURSOR PAD • repeatedly to set your Timer from 0:00, 0:30, 1:00, 1:30, 2:00, 2:30 and 3:00. Set Day/Night Timer Select...
  • Page 51 Set Event Timer This function will automatically operate the LCD TV viewing reservation of a program. If the clock is not set, you can not use this function and the screen at right will appear. The message on the screen will disappear after 3 seconds, then the screen...
  • Page 52 Select SETUP when setting your TV up for the first time. Use the CURSOR PAD • or • to select the sub-menu of your choice. Press the SELECT button to select. Set The Menu Options Setup the Language and background of the Menu OSD.
  • Page 53 Set The Menu Background This function allows to choose from menu backgrounds. Use CURSOR PAD • or • to highlight SET THE MENU BACKGROUND option. the CURSOR < or 1_ to select shaded or solid. Select SOLID for a black background (no picture can be seen behind...
  • Page 54 Set The Inputs Use this feature to give a name to any of the video inputs. Press the CURSOR PAD A, • to highlight the video inputs. Press the CURSOR _1, • to select your choices. INPUT 3 Auto Link Use this function to automatically turn the TV on and tune...
  • Page 55 Set The Closed Captions Closed Captions are the dialogue, narration, and/or sound effects of a television program or home video which are displayed on the TV screen. Your local TV program guide denotes these programs as [_ or [_. Use the CURSOR PAD 4, I_, •...
  • Page 56 This function allows the TV software to be upgraded by using a flash card (MMO/SD CARD). If a future software upgrade is required for your HITACHI will notify provide with a flash card. In order to receive written notification...
  • Page 57 This feature c ontrols t hemotorized stand. I t allows the customer toturn the LCD Television leftorright using t he remote control, This feature isonly available when t he Table T op Stand i sconnected (see page 6). Use theCURSOR PAD • or• tounlock o rlock thePower Swivel.
  • Page 58 Exposing the screen to direct sunlight for a long period of time or heat cause damage to the LCD screen. TROUBLESHOOTING Your HITACHI LCD Television incorporates advanced power surge protection technology designed to protect against component or circuit damage...
  • Page 59 IGNITION NOISE: Black spots or horizontal streaks m ay appear, picture may flutter o r drift. Usually caused b yinterference from automobile ignition systems, neon l amps, electrical drills, and other electrical appliances. GHOSTS: Ghosts are caused by the television signal following two paths.
  • Page 60 FCC rules. Order Hitachi spares as replacement cables. Note This LCD Television receiver will display television closed captioning, or El ), in accordance...
  • Page 61 • Power Swivel cable Video: Optional Accessories: • For U.S. Models: Please access our website: • 1920 x 1080 Display Resolution www.hitachi.usltv • IPS (In Plane Switching Technology) • For Canada Models: Please access our website: • Wide Viewing Angle: More than 178 °...
  • Page 62 47 Inch Models (Includes Table Top Stand) Weight (Ibs./kg): 74.3/33,7 42 Inch Models (Includes Table Top Stand) Weight (Ibs./kg): 61.3/27.8 SCR[[NC[NT[R_ Rear View, Use as Reference for Wall Mount Bracket Units 47" I_ohe_ 111/16 14114 45d16 41d16 4015//6 237//6 153/4 135,_8 293/8 3/1///6...
  • Page 63 U.S.A. and Canada, DIAL TOLL FREE 7 days a week, 24 hours a day 1-800-HITACHI (1-800-448-2244) HITACHI CANADA, LTD. HITACHI AMERICA, LTD. DIGITAL MEDIA DIVISION HOME ELECTRONICS DIVISION Should you have any questions regarding warranty, HITACHI...
  • Page 64 When you call HITACHI SERVICE HOTLINE they will require some information related to the TV MODEL NAME and SERIAL # in order to give you the proper support. This information is located on the back of the TV and also on the RIGHT SIDE of your TV set.

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