Hitachi UitraVision L42S503 Operating Manual

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END USER LICENSE AGREEMENT FOR HITACHI DTV SOFTWARE ................................ 48-52
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  • Page 1: Table Of Contents

    18-27 ON-SCREEN DISPLAY ........................ 28-40 USEFUL INFORMATION ......................41-46 LIMITED WARRANTY ........................END USER LICENSE AGREEMENT FOR HITACHI DTV SOFTWARE ........ 48-52 APPENDIXES ............................. INDEX ..............................READ THE ENCLOSED INSTRUCTIONS CAREFULLY. KEEP THIS OPERATING GUIDE FOR FUTURE REFERENCE. Record the model name and serial number of your LCD Television for future reference.
  • Page 2: Important Safety Instructions

    Safety is also foremost in our minds in the design of these units. To help you operate these products properly, this section illustrates safety tips which will be of benefit to you. Please read it carefully and apply the knowledge you obtain from it to the proper operation of your Hitachi LCD television.
  • Page 3 Modifications The FCC requires the user to be notified that any changes or modifications made to this device that are not expressly approved by Hitachi Home Electronics (America), Inc, may void the user's authority to operate the equipment.
  • Page 4 • Flat Panel displays that are inappropriately situated on dresser, bookcases, shelves, desks, speakers, chest or carts may fall over and cause injury. HiTACHi CARES! • The consumer electronics industry is commited to making home entertainment enjoyable and safe.
  • Page 5 PRECAUTIONS AND REMINDERS Unplug immediately Do not place the unit on cover block foreign materials falls into the uneven surfaces, this may drop vents and openings of the TV. TV or if the TV fell down. or damage the unit, it may also Inadequate ventilation cause personal...
  • Page 6: First Time Use

    Stand Screw (4) (M6xl0) r-n r-n r-n r-n HiTACHi CLU-4997S For optional accessories, please access our web site at. www.hitachi.us/tv Ceiling mounting is not recommended. Mounting the panel on the ceiling does not provide adequate ventilation for the electronics or proper support for the front panel. This LCD television product is designed for a maximum tilting angle of 45 degrees from vertical.
  • Page 7 The base of the LCD TV must be assembled prior to use. • In case of an abnormal symptom, unplug the AC cord and contact 800-HITACHI. Place the TV unit face down on a soft and flat surface • If...
  • Page 8 Hitachi for use or compatibility with Although this LCD Display Panel can be installed using a variety of third party wall mounting brackets/devices, this LCD Display Panel. Accordingly,...
  • Page 9 MENU system. adjusting volume, etc. • Your HITACHI LCD TV will not show any picture if AV2 (SIDE) JACKS there is no video input when A V1, A V2, Component1 ® or 2, or HDMI 1, 2, 3 or 4 is selected. Instead a AV2 input provide composite Video and S-Video jacks message will indicate "No Signal"...
  • Page 10 Rear Pane| Jacks ® HDMI 1 HDMI 2 D_GFTALOUT ©©© AiR!CABLE Antenna Input To switch between Cable and Air, go to the Channels HDMI, the HDM! logo and High-Definition Multimedia Menu option to change the signal source CABLE or AiR Interface are trademarks or registered trademarks (see page 39).
  • Page 11 Functions In addition to controlling all of the functions on your Hitachi LCD TV, the new remote control is designed to operate different types of devices, such as, DVD Players, CBL (Cable Boxes), set-top-boxes, satellite receivers (SAT), VCRs and compatible...
  • Page 12 Quick Setup Guide Perform the following steps to quickly setup your new Hitachi LCD Television Set. _oM__ _DM_ 2 1. ANTENNA CONNECTION Air/Cable Unless your LCD Television is connected to a cable TV system or to a centralized antenna system, a good outdoor color TV antenna is recommended for best performance.
  • Page 13 Wizard Your Hitachi LCD television has a TV Setup Wizard feature which has the ability to help you easily setup the first time you turn on your TV and find the channels available in your area. Please follow the instructions below.
  • Page 14 Side Pane| Connections The following connection diagrams are offered as suggestions. However, you may need to modify them to accommodate your particular assortment of components and features. For best performance, video and audio cables should be made from coaxial shielded wire. There are 2 SIDE panel HDMI jacks provided as a convenience to allow you to easily connect HDMI or DVI signals from a DVD,...
  • Page 15 Rear Panel Connections Outside antenna Cable -IV coaxial cable 2-Way signal splitter HDMI HDMI 2 4_ AUDIO AIR/CABLE HDMI S VIDEO HDMI DIGITAL OUTPUT CAPABILITY v,dOe UTPUT Personal Computer HDTV SET-TOP BOX DVD PLAYER STEREO SYSTEM DVD PLAYER VIDEO GAME AMPLIFIER with Component with Composite...
  • Page 16 Rear Pane| Connections TV REAR PANEL CONNECTING VIDEO MONAURAL AUDIO SOURCE TO AV1. Connect the VIDEO and AUDIO cable from the VIDEO and AUDIO OUT jack of the VCR to the AV1 (VIDEO) and L(AUDIO) jack, as shown on the Rear Panel on the right. ®...
  • Page 17 Rear Pane| Connections CONNECTING AN EQUIPMENT SOURCE WiTH HDMI HDMI input OR DVl CAPABiLiTY TO HDMI 1, HDMI 2 TV REAR PANEL HDMI DIGITAL Connect the HDMI or DVI to HDMI connection cable from the OUTPUT CAPABILITY output of the HDTV set top box or DVD player to the HDMI DVD Player/Recorder input as shown near the Rear panel at right.
  • Page 18: The Remote Control

    Press this button to turn the TV set on or off. DEVICE buttons in addition to controlling all the functions on your HITACHI LCD TV, the new remote control is designed to operate different types of VCRs, cable boxes, set-top-boxes, satellite receivers, DVD players, and other audio/video equipment with one touch.
  • Page 19 Closed Captioning will display automatically when MUTE is on • Press the INFO button again or the EXIT button to and Closed Caption is set to With Mute (see page 36). return to normal viewing. When the TV power is turned off at a volume level 21 or greater, •...
  • Page 20 How to Use the Remote to Centre! your TV ASPECT button Press this button to quickly change the picture format ASPECT ratio. Depending on the input ratio, ASPECT allows you to adjust the image through the following options. AUTO Full Use this aspect mode to have the aspect mode change automatically Use this aspect mode to display 16:9 sources like HDTV and...
  • Page 21 • E.SAVE (ENERGY SAVE) button Use this button to choose power consumption reduction settings based on 3 levels (MIN., MEDIUM, MAX). CLOSED CAPTIONS (CC) button Use this button to display the dialogue, narration, and/ or sound effects of a television program or home video which...
  • Page 22 If done correctly, the device LED indicator will blink 3 times to confirm proper setup. The remote will now control the desired device. 8SE] SETUP EXAMPLE (Hitachi Cable Box with precode 0003) Turn ON your Cable box. Select Cable mode by using your SAT/CBL button to position MENU GUIDE the LED indicator on SAT/CBL.
  • Page 23 (b------ SLEEP SLEEP _______¢ .._¥-N-U- :'': :' 7' :': _iJigg MENU GUIDE (D----- (D------ HITACHI HITACHI CLU-4997S CLU-4997S MY CABLE BOX CODE IS: SET-TOP-gOX/SATELL|TE RECEIVER CODE IS: Refer to instruction manual of the Cable Box Refer to instruction manual of the Set-Top-Box/...
  • Page 24 SLEEP SLEEP ----49 MENU GUIDE (9------ s_L'_41 NFt3 "SJ,. ----(9 L ....HITACHi HITACH CLU-4997S 0LU-4984S MY DVD PLAYER CODE IS: MY VCR/PVR CODE IS: Refer to instruction manual of the PVR/VCR Refer to instruction manual of the DVD Player...
  • Page 25 -Channel Up & Down -Exit -Number PAD -Play, Pause, Stop, RWD, Skip RWD, ---4£ -Input -Record FWD, Skip FWD, -Enter @ EXCLUSIVE TV buttons These buttons are for operating the TV " -P. Mode -Aspect -E.Save -Info 0==== HiTACHi CLU=4997S...
  • Page 26 M ELECTRONIC 0240 0739 0144 0775,1775 CAPEHART 0002 MAGNASONIC 0037,0240,0000 SAMTRON 0240 GENERAL 0476,0810,0276 0240 0072,0278 SANKY 0749,0819,1250 CARRERA 0048,0039 INSTRUMENT 0003 HITACHI CARVER 0035,0081 MAGNAVOX 0035,0037,0048 SANSUI 0240,0000,0067 GIBRALTER 0003 HOUSTON 0775 0072,0278 0039,0081,0240 0209,0041,0072 0775,1775 CINERAL GOLDSTAR 0144 0278 0000,0563,0618...
  • Page 27 1337 FISHER 1919 SENSORY SCIENCE 1158 HARMAN/ 0189,0891,1304 TOSHIBA 1008,1972,1988 FUNAI 0675 SHARP 0630,0675,0752 KARDON 1306 TOUCH 1972 GATEWAY 1256 HITACHI 0228 1073,1077,1158 SHERWOOD 0633,0770,1043 INSIGNIA 1030,2169 VIEWSONIC 1972 0522,0815 1077 INTEGRA 0842,1298,1320 VOODOO 1972 GO VIDEO 0573,0744,0715 SHINSONIC 0533...
  • Page 28: On-Screen Display

    The On Screen Display (OSD) for the different submenus shown in the following pages are for illustration purposes only, there may be slight differences from the actual appearance of the OSD of your Hitachi LCD TV. Video Picture Mode Select between 5 pictures modes;...
  • Page 29 On-Screen Display Audio Sound Mode Selects 4 audio presets (Custom,Standard, Movie, News) Bass Adjust the intensity of low frequencies. Treble Adjust the intensity of high frequencies. Balance Adjust the balance. Audio Source Select between three Audio Sources (Stereo, Mono, SAP). Audio Language Select Language options if available.
  • Page 30 3:2 pull down. When AUTO MOVIE is set to Auto mode for your TV. The only mode that can be changed by your Hitachi LCD Television will activate the circuitry for this special adjusting any video setting to your desire conditions is Custom...
  • Page 31 Reel120 Motion Reset Hitachi's advanced video processor can display movies at 120 frames per second. The following settings are available to smooth This function allows you to Reset the Video Menu Settings of the the motion of movie sources. Please note that the effect may not present input and return it to the Dynamic video mode.
  • Page 32 Audio Select Audio to adjust the sound to your preference. PCM.- Select this feature if the TV is connected to an amplifier/receiver with a PCM only decoder; it will provide two independent soundtrack channels through the optical audio output jack (Digital Audio). RAW.- Select this feature to allow the original audio bit stream to be passed through to the audio receiver.
  • Page 33 Setup Select Setup when setting your TV up for the first time. Set Sleep Timer Select this feature your SLEEP TIMER from 5 minutes to 4 hours. Press the CURSOR PAD I_ repeatedly to set your Timer from Off, 5 min, 10 min, 15 min, 30 min, 60 min, 90 min, 120 min, 180 min and 240 min.
  • Page 34 Setup Motion Picture Ratings Table NOT RATED Contains no rating. Not Rated (NR) and Not Applicable (NA) programs. Movie has not been rated or ratings do not apply. General audiences. All ages admitted. Parental guidance suggested. Some material may not be suitable for children. PG-13 Parents strongly cautioned.
  • Page 35 Setup Canadian Ratings French Chart General - Programming intended for audiences of all ages. Contains no violence, or the violence content is minimal or is depicted appropriately with humor or caricature or in an unrealistic manner. 8 ans+ 8 + General - Not recommended for young children - Programming intended for a broad audience but contains light or occasional violence that could disturb young children.
  • Page 36 Setup Closed Captions Energy Options Closed Captions are the dialogue, narration, and/or sound effects Use this feature to save energywhen watching your HitachiLCD TV. of a television program or home video which are displayed on the TV screen. Your local -IV program guide denotes these programs as_or_.
  • Page 37 Set to 0['4 and this feature will enable the HDMI-CEC signal Use this feature to give a name to any of the nine video inputs bus to allow your Hitachi LCD TV to discover and communicate excluding the TV input. automatically...
  • Page 38 Setup RGB Options Reset AV & Setup This function is to adjust the RGB input to match your PC or laptop This feature restores all Audio, Video and Setup configuration that you have made on the TV and it will return to the factory settings. output with your LCD Television.
  • Page 39 Channe|s Channels to List Select Channels to set your signal source options, run New Channel Scan, Check Signal Meter and Set Channel List (Add channels to This function allows you to add channels to the channel memory. List, Channel/Labels and Favorite Channels). Sometimes adjusting the antenna direction will allow reception of additional channels..
  • Page 40 Please review this Operating Guide further information regarding such connections. Hitachi supports the DTV transition and as a member of the DTV Transition Coafition urges consumers to visit these web sites for interactive guides and further detailed information: •...
  • Page 41: Useful Information

    • Check if the input selection matches the connection terminal. • This message will be displayed for 15 minutes then the TV will turn Off. If the problem cannot be solved with the suggested procedures, contact 800-HITACHI. For your safety, never try to repair the product yourself.
  • Page 42 Troub|eshooting Symptom and Checklist No picture - no sound • Check the indicating lamp status (Off, Red, Blue). 9, 12, • Check the connection of the power cord and/or other cables. 14~17 • Check if the power of the unit or external equipment is ON. 30~32 •...
  • Page 43 Reception Prob|ems 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 44 HDTV only when an HDTV source is available • 24W L42S503 All specifications, weights, and dimensions are subject to change without prior notice. Please access www.hitachi.us/tv for detailed specifications and dimensions Inputs: custom installations. • Power Input ......AC 120V, 60Hz •...
  • Page 45 Set Dimensions L42S503 model (Includes Table Top Stand) Weight (Ibs./kg): 41.9/19 Units Inches (mm) 40 (1015.40) 3 3/4 (95.60) 36 3/4 (933.50) (ACTIVE AREA) 6" o4° CENTER OF THE SCREEN ...._ L_ 11/20 (572.90)_ HOLEFOR Screw Length (A) WALLMOUNT ®...
  • Page 46 HITACHI Ne×t Inspire HiTACHi HOME ELECTRONICS (AMERICA), iNC. HITACHI has made every effort to assure you hours of trouble free operation from your Hitachi product. Should you require service assistance with OPERATIONAL, HOOK UP, TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE OR WARRANTY SERVICE SUPPORT, please contact one of our knowledgeable...
  • Page 47: Limited Warranty

    ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES RELATING TO ANY PORTION OF THIS PRODUCT, INCLUDING ANY WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, ARE LIMITED TO THE DURATION SPECIFIED UNDER THIS LIMITED WARRANTY. HITACHI SHALL NOT BE LIABLE TO THE PURCHASER OR TO ANY OTHER PERSON FOR ANY INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR LOSS OF PROFIT OR PRODUCT RESULTING FROM ANY DEFECT IN, OR MALFUNCTION OR FAILURE OF, THIS HITACHI PRODUCT.
  • Page 48: End User License Agreement For Hitachi Dtv Software

    HITACHI of attorneys' fees in connection with your violation of this Agreement. NO FAILURE OF ESSENTIAL PURPOSE. You agree that neither HITACHI'S...
  • Page 49 LICENSE iNFORMATiON This Hitachi TV incorporates open source software modules distributed under certain licenses, including the GNU General Public License Version 3 (as defined by the Free Software Foundation, Inc.). The open source software modules incorporated in this Hitachi TV are shown in the table below AC3 decoder liba52.c...
  • Page 50 End User License Agreement for Operating System Software 3. Protecting Users' Legal Rights From Anti=Circumvention TERMS AND CONDiTiONS Law. No covered work shall be deemed part of an effective technological measure under O. Definitions. any applicable law fulfilling obligations under article 11 of the WlPO copyright treaty adopted on 20 December 1996, or similar laws prohibiting...
  • Page 51 End User License Agreement for Operating System Software e) Convey the object code using peer-to-peer transmission, provided you or a notice indicating where to find the applicable terms. inform other peers where the object code and Corresponding Source of the work are being offered to the general public at no charge under subsection Additional...
  • Page 52 End User License Agreement for Operating System Software If you convey a covered work, knowingly relying on a patent license, and the 16. Limitation of Liability. Corresponding Source of the work is not available for anyone to copy, free of charge and under the terms of this License, through a publicly available network server or...
  • Page 53: Appendixes

    Appendixes Appendix A: Picture Format for Each input Source Yes: Available / --: Not Available Aspect Specifications Input Signal Aspect Auto 16:9 Full Zoom1 Zoom2 AIR / CABLE Video Analog AIR / CABLE YCbCr / YPbPr Digital Video / S-Video Video / S-Video COMPONENT YPbPr...
  • Page 54: Index

    Index Accessories ......... Parental Control Antennas (Connecting) ........ Set Password ......Aspect Ratio ........20, 30, 53 Block Unrated Channel ........Audio Panel Lock ......Audio Settings ........Movie Ratings ........34, 35 Audio Source ........TV Ratings ........34, 35 TV Ratings (Canadian- English) ......
  • Page 55 Notes...
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