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SOLID STATE COLOR TV
OPERATING
GUIDE
IMPORTANT SAFEGUARDS
2-5
FIRST TIME USE
THE REMOTE CONTROL
COLOR GRAPHIC GUIDE
K
USEFUL INFORMATION
INDEX
6-15
16-28
29-44
45-51

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  • Page 1 SOLID STATE COLOR TV OPERATING GUIDE IMPORTANT SAFEGUARDS 6-15 FIRST TIME USE THE REMOTE CONTROL 16-28 COLOR GRAPHIC GUIDE 29-44 45-51 USEFUL INFORMATION INDEX...
  • Page 2 Model number and serial number are indicated on back side of the set. POWER SOURCE This HITACHI color TV is designed to operate on 120 volts 60Hz, AC household current. Insert power cord into a 120volt 60Hz outlet. TO PREVENT ELECTRIC SHOCK, DO NOT USE THE TELEVISION'S...
  • Page 3: Important Safeguards

    Please read it carefully and apply the knowledge you obtain from it to the proper operation of your HITACHI television receiver. Please fill out your warranty card at once and mail it to HITACHI. This will enable HITACHI to notify you promptly in the improbable event that a safety problem should be discovered in your model of product.
  • Page 4 IMPORTANT PROTECTION AND LOCATION OF YOUR SET 16-2. Note to CAW syetem Inetaller: 16-1. If an outside antenna is connected to the television set, be sure the (Only for the television set with CATV reception) antenna system is grounded so as to provide some protection This reminder is provided to call CATV system against voltage surges and built up static charges, Section 810 of installer's attention...
  • Page 5 Such "PATTERN BURNS" con- stitute misuse and are NOT COVERED by your Hitachi Factory Warranty. When using the Picture-in-Picture function, the sub-picture should not be left permanently in one corner of the screen or a "PATTERN BURN" may develop over a long period of time.
  • Page 6 (Not included, order separately) glass doors, adjustable shelf. Available in Black. The television stand model SP271B is designed for use only with HITACHI TV models I 27CX7B and 27CX75B. Use with other television equipment may result in instability, causing I _CAUTION: possible injury.
  • Page 7: Remote Control Battery Installation And Replacement

    REMOTE CONTROL BATTERY INSTALLATION AND REPLACEMENT 1. Open the battery cover of the remote transmitter by pushing the notched part of the cover with your fingers. 2, Insert two new "AA" size batteries in the remote. When replacing old batteries, push them towards the springs and lift them out.
  • Page 8 VIEWING The major benefit of the HITACHI Color Television is its large viewing screen. To see this screen at its best, test vari- ous locations in the room to find the best spot for viewing. The drawings give several suggestions.
  • Page 9 HOOKUP CAULES AND CONNECTORS Most video/audio connections between components can be made with shielded video and audio cables that have phono connectors. For best performance, video cables should use 75-Ohm coaxial shielded wire. Cables can be pur- chased from most stores that sell audio/video products. Below are illustrations and names of common connectors.
  • Page 10: Front Panel Controls

    (_) POWER Button Press this button to turn the TV on or off. Your HITACHI TV will appear to be turned "OFF" if there is no video input when VIDEO is selected. NOTE: you have no input to VIDEO, press the INPUT button until the normal broadcast picture appears.
  • Page 11: Rear Panel Jacks

    REAR PANEL JACKS INPUT TERMINALS AUDIO to HI-FI OU]PU1 TERMINALS OUTPUT VIDEO " INPUT VHF/UHF S-VIDEO QVHF/UHF ANTENNA TERMINAL S-VIDEO INPUT Antenna Inputs The VHF/UHF terminal can be used for normal TV, cable TV (CATV), a TV game, etc. ® Audio/Video Input The "INPUT"...
  • Page 12: Rear Panel Connections

    REAR PANEL CONNECTIONS cable TV coaxial cable _ Outside antenna or @2-way signal splitter - _ 'NP°TI ouP°T I VHF/UHF $-VI Optional, see tips I on page_ ======= ..r-_] r_] o o S-VHS IIIIII IIIIII OUTPUT r-----m Stereo System Amplifier Typical full feature set-up.
  • Page 13: Audio Amplifier

    EXTERNAL CONNECTIONS CONNECTING EXTERNAL AUDIO AMPLIFIER To control the audio level of an external audio amplifier with the remote transmitter, connect the system as shown below in Fig. 1. OUTPUT (REAR OF SET) AUDIO TO HI-FI TERMINAL ,-,_dl.,,€) TO AUDIO INPUT TERMINAL.._._._( OF EXTERNAL AMPLIFIER "...
  • Page 14: External Video Sources

    CONNECTING EXTERNAL VIDEO SOURCES The exact arrangement you use to connect the Video Cassette Recorder, Video Disc Player and Video Camera to your TV set is dependent on the model and features of each component. Check the Owner's Manual of each component for the location of its video and audio inputs and outputs.
  • Page 15 (MQ._O) ©, AUDIO FIG. 1 ®®® S-VHS Hitachi Model TV-5751A OUTPUT or a similar model. Back of VCR Completely insert the connection cord plugs when connecting to REAR panel jacks. If you do not the picture that is played back will be abnormal.
  • Page 16 THE HEMOTE CONTROL (CLU-418U) In addition to controlling all the functions on your HITACHI Color TV, the new remote is designed to operate different types of VCR's, CATV (Cable TV), and satellite converters with one touch. Basic operation keys are grouped togeth- er in one area.
  • Page 17: The Remote Control

    THE REMOTE CONTROL (CLU-419UI) In addition to controlling all the functions on your HITACHI Color TV, the new remote is designed to operate different types of VCR's, CATV (Cable TV), and satellite converters with one touch. Basic operation keys are grouped togeth- er in one area.
  • Page 18 HOW TO USE THE REMOTE TO CONTROL YOUR TV A detailed explanation of the circled numbers is on the following pages. (example: @) © ® ® ® ® ® ® ® INPUT I SLEEP ,Q, 0 ® ® ® ....HITACHI HrrACHI CLU-418U CLU-419UI...
  • Page 19: How To Use The Remote To Control Your Tv

    HOW TO USE THE REMOTE TO CONTROL YOUR TV (_) TV POWER Button Press this button to turn the TV set on or off. If a message is set, it will be displayed when the TV is first turned on. (See page 44.) SLEEP Button Press this button to display the SLEEP TIMER in the lower left corner of the screen.
  • Page 20 HOW TO USE THE REMOTE TO CONTROL YOUR TV (_) VOLUME, MUTE Buttons Press the "VOLUME" up (A) or down (V) button until you obtain the desired sound level. To turn the sound off instantly to answer the telephone, etc.. press the "MUTE" button. Press the "MUTE" button again or press the "VOLUME"...
  • Page 21 HOW TO USE THE REMOTE TO CONTROL YOUR TV LIGHT CHANNEL (CLU-418U does not have a light button.) When you are in a dark room, press this button to light up the volume and channel buttons The light will stay on for about 8 seconds if no buttons are pressed The buttons will not appear to light if the room is too bright EXIT/RECALIJCOMMERCIAL...
  • Page 22 PICTURE-IN-PICTURE The Picture-in-Picture feature is convenient when you want to watch more than one program at the same time. You can watch a TV program while viewing a VCR program (TV or tape) on the video inputs. Back of "IV VIDEO IN Back of VCR P-IN-P Button...
  • Page 23: Picture In Picture

    PICTURE-IN-PICTURE MOVE Button To move the sub-picture to another corner, press the "MOVE" button twice quickly. The sub-picture moves one step counterclockwise every time the "MOVE" button is pressed twice. To move the sub-picture to any location of the screen, press the "MOVE" button once and quickly press the CURSOR buttons. MOVE FREEZE (FRZ) Button If you wish to freeze the sub-picture, press the "FRZ"...
  • Page 24: Vcr Functions

    FRZ 1 • PIP SWAP MOVE--k'=_,_ll 00001 ooo_r REC _ PAus_ R_c _ P_sE ___o.-_._0__. _--GH---- ® ® CD(1)_Qi vQ-c!_ Q _ L_Q _ Q)__C!]_ INPUT SLEEP ® ® ® ® 0 ,,__@_j INPUTo [(__1 SLEEPo HITACHI HITACHI CLU..418U CLU-419UI...
  • Page 25: Using The Remote To Control Vcr Functions

    USING THE REMOTE TO CONTROL VCR FUNCTIONS Operating the pre-coded function for your VCR This remote is designed to operate different types of VCR's. You must first program the remote to match the remote system of your VCR. (Refer to page 28.) Turn on your VCR.
  • Page 26 CABLE/SATELLITE BOX FUNCTIONS A detailed explanatuon of the circled numbers is on the following pages. (example: @) ® ® ® ® @--_ ® o@(D] i(X) (X) (X)_ INPUT ,r -S-LE-EP INPUT ,r --SEETEP ® [L.ZJ, k_.) HITACHI HITACHI CLU-419UI CLU-418U...
  • Page 27 USING THE REMOTE TO CONTROL CABLE/SATELLITE BOX FUNCTIONS Operating the pre-coded function for your cable/satellite box. This remote is designed to operate different types of cable boxes and Digital Satellite Systems. You must first program the remote to match the remote system in your cable/satellite box. (Refer to page 28.) Turn on your cable/satellite box.
  • Page 28 TELEVISION BRAND CODES Motorola ....09, 20 Comtronics ....29, 34 ...... 00, 48 Contec ....... Hitachi ......Multitech ....00, 27 Dae Ryung ....Megatron ...... NEC ....11, 13, 14, 26, 30 Eastern ....... Nikko ......Electricord .....
  • Page 29: Automatic Demonstration

    AUTOMATIC DEMONSTRATION This feature will demonstrate how to use and set up your HITACHI television. To perform this feature, press the front panel POWER button and hold for 5 seconds. The On-Screen Display will appear on your TV set demonstrating the settings of your "IV feature.
  • Page 30 COLOR GRAPHIC GUIDE MENU LANGUAGE Choose English, French,or Spanish language. Select Antenna or CableTV. SIGNAL SOURCE AUTO CHANNEL SET First time set up for channel buttons. Add or delete channel. CHANNEL ADD/DEL Check channel name, scan, and child lock. CHANNEL LIST CLOCK Set before using timer features.
  • Page 31: Menu Language

    SETUP Select SET-UP when setting your TV up for the first time. Use the CURSOR •,V but- tons on the remote to highlight the function desired. MENU LANGUAGE I This feature will allow you to select any one of 3 different languages for all on screen dis- plays.
  • Page 32 SET-UP SIGNAL SOURCE I Select ANTENNA if you are using an indoor or outdoor antenna. Select CATV if you have cable TV. CUSTOMIZE v,o o AUDIO ,N O. CENTER • ,SELECT EXIT • MOVE (QUIT MENU LCURSOR MENU LANGUAGE CURSOR SIGNAL SOURCE ,_ANTENNA...
  • Page 33 SETUP I AUTO CHANNEL SET I This feature will automatically store active TV channels in CHANNEL ADD/DEL. This will allow you to skip over unused channels when using the CHANNEL UP (&) or DOWN (V) buttons. MENU LANGUAGE SIGNAL SOURCE AUTO CHANNEL CHANNEL ADD/DEL SET-UP...
  • Page 34: Clock Set

    SET-UP CHANNEL LIST J This function allows you to review which channels are labeled in CHANNEL CAPTION (NAME), which have been added to CHANNEL ADD/DEL (SCAN), and which are protected by CHILD LOCK (LOCK). MENU LANGUAGE CHANNEL LIST CURSOR SIGNAL SOURCE CH NAME SCAN LOCK...
  • Page 35 CUSTOMIZE I III This selection contams advanced features which will make TV viewing easier and more enjoyable. CUSTOMIZE I CHANNEL ID Use this feature to give up to 25 channels a name. _TSET-UP J CUSTOMIZE VIDEO AUDIO INFO. CENTER Ib.SELECT EXIT MOVE (QUIT MENU...
  • Page 36 CUSTOMIZE I FAMILY FAVORITES I This function allows you to group your favorite channels into 4 personalized categories that you can register. FAMILY FAVORITES "°- FAMILY CHANNEL ID SPORTS CURSOR FAVORITES NEWS CHILD LOCK CUSTOM OPTIONS ON/OFF TIMER CUSTOMIZE CLOSED CAPTION _ SELECT EXIT...
  • Page 37 CUSTOMIZE I This function will block out the picture and sound of the selected channel or video input. It can also be used to schedule an amount of time that the TV cannot be viewed. I CHILD LOCK OPTIONS CHANNEL kD FAMILY CURSOR CHILD LOCK OPTIONS...
  • Page 38 CUSTOMIZE This function will automatically turn the TV set on or offone time only,everyday, or once a ON/OFF TIM ER week. ON/OFF TIMER CHANNEL _ ..:-.AM'rV ON CURSOR FAMILY --:--AM TV OFF FAVORITES " CHANNEL 03 CHILD LOCK [] ONCE OPTIONS [] DAILY ONIOFF TIMER...
  • Page 39 CUSTOMIZE Closed captions are the dialogue, narration, andtor sound effects of a television program or I CLOSED home video which are displayed on the TV screen. Your local TV program guide denotes CAPTION these programs as _ or I_. CLOSE CAPTION CHANNEL FAMILY CURSOR...
  • Page 40 VIDEO Select VIDEO to adjust ptcture settings and improve picture quahty. CONTRAST _I_IIIINIIIIIIItlIIIIIIIIItllUtlII BRIGHTNESS '"'""",'""1'""'"'""'" CUSTOMIZE CURSOR COLOR '"'""""""1'"'"" "'"'" ! [_ v,o_o .TINT """""""I'""'""""' SHARPNESS; """'""'"1'" ..'" COLOR TEMP. F-IWARM I1_ Auo,o i I_SET°P t []COOL RESET I[_ ,._o CENTER ,oo..°,] EXIT...
  • Page 41 AUDIO Select AUDIO to adjust the TV to your preference and to improve the sound quality. I IZY '__" BASS b"....I....TREBLE "" """""'1'""'"""'"' J l_ CUSTOMIZE BALANCE ""'""""'1'"""'"'"'" I1_ v,o_o RESET ADVANCE SETI'INGS t I_1,uo,o VOLUME CORRECTION I[_ ,.FO CENTER 1€_°_ _°...
  • Page 42: Noise Canceler

    AUDIO ADVANCED se ADVANCED SE_-I INGS to improve the sound performance of your TV depending on SETTINGS listening conditions. MULTI-CHANNEL SOUND BASS IIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIit1111 TREBLE ,"'"'"".'"1'""""',,,"' []STEREO MODE CURSOR BALANCE .'.'"'""'"1"'"'"'"""' DMONO ..DSECOND AUDIO PROGRAM RESET ADVANCE ON OFF SETTINGS VOLUME LOUDNESS NOISE CANCELER...
  • Page 43 AUDIO Use this function to reduce the volume level of up to four channels that sound loud com- I VOLUME pared to other channels. CORRECTION BASS IIIIIIIIIllllllllUfllllllUlllll TREBLE ..'"'"'"1'""""'""" BALANCE """"'"'"1"'""'""'" RESET VANCE SETTINGS ..VOLUME _" CORRECTION II To 'SELEC, ,X,, I MOVE BACK (QUIT MENU)]...
  • Page 44: Info Center

    INFO CENTER • This function allows your TV to assist you with your busy day to day schedule. INFO. CENTER PERSONAL MESSAGEI Use this function to program a message in your TV's memory up to a maximum of 31 char- acters.
  • Page 45: Useful Info

    USEFUL INFO Make sure the TV is turned off when cleaning the screen. Dust the screen and cabinet with a soft cloth. Clean the screen with a soft clothmoistened in warmwater. Dry with a softcloth( A mildsoap may be used if the screen is extremelydirty).
  • Page 46 USEFUL INFO • IGNITION NOISE: Black spots or horizontal streaks may appear, picture may flutter or drift. Usually caused by interference from automobile ignition systems, neon lamps, electrical drills, and other electrical appliances. • GHOSTS: Ghosts are caused by the television signal following two paths. One is the direct path and the other is reflected from tall buildings, hills or some other objects.
  • Page 47 USEFUL INFO NO Picture, no sound • • • • • • • Sound OK, picture poor • • • • • • • • Picture OK, sound poor • • • • • • • Picture blurred • • •...
  • Page 48 USEFULINFO Features: • Superfine Picture Quality 600 Line Horizontal Resolution • DarkTint CPT • Remote Transmitter (Controls many VCR, Cable Box, and Satellite brands) • P-in-P Functions • ICONS: Color Graphic Guide • Full set of Input Jacks, including S-Video •...
  • Page 49 Home Electronics (America), Inc. Hitachi has made every effort to assure you hours of trouble free operation from your unit. However, should you require service, a network of Hitachi Authorized Service Facilities has been established in all 50 states and Puerto Rico.
  • Page 50 NOTES...
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  • Page 52 HITACHI QR07401...

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