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User Manual
LE42EC05AU
LE46EC05AU
Thank you for purchasing this HITACHI product.
To obtain the best performance and safety, please read this manual carefully.
Please keep this manual for future reference.

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  • Page 1 LED LCD TV User Manual LE42EC05AU LE46EC05AU Thank you for purchasing this HITACHI product. To obtain the best performance and safety, please read this manual carefully. Please keep this manual for future reference.
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Thank you for purchasing this HITACHI LED LCD TV. The instructions in this manual are described mainly with the remote control. You can also use the buttons on the TV if they have the same names as those on the remote control.
  • Page 3: Important Safety Instructions

    Important Safety Instructions Read Instructions Power Sources All the safety and operating instructions should The product should be operated only from the be read before the product is operated. type of power source indicated on the marking label. If you are not sure of the type of power Retain Instructions supply to your home, consult your appliance The safety and operating instructions should be...
  • Page 4 Important Safety Instructions If the product does not operate normally by Hazards of Electrical Shock and Fire − following the operating instructions. Adjust Do not touch the power cord with wet hands. Hold only those controls that are covered by the plug when disconnecting the power cord.
  • Page 5: Cleaning And Maintenance

    Important Safety Instructions Cleaning and Maintenance CAUTION Disconnect the power plug from the wall socket outlet before cleaning the product. Cleaning the TV Panel Cleaning the Cabinet Wipe the TV panel with a dry lint-free cloth in Wipe the cabinet with a lint-free cloth. In case order to prevent damage to the panel surface.
  • Page 6: Preparation

    Preparation Attach the TV Stand For model LE42EC05AU only CAUTION Tighten the supplied screws Carefully place the TV with to fix the TV stand securely its front side facing down The TV stand may not be fixed in place after repeatedly tightening in place.
  • Page 7: Detach The Tv Stand For Wall Mount

    There may be a slight difference on a cushioned flat surface. in the illustration, if you are using model LE42EC05AU. Unscrew and remove the Fasten the wall mount bracket screws as shown. to the TV using the supplied spacers and screws.
  • Page 8: Functional Overview

    Functional Overview Front Panel It takes approximately 15 seconds for the picture to appear after the TV is turned on. The TV will switch to standby mode automatically if there is no signal input for 15 minutes. If the TV will not be used for a long period of time, disconnect the power plug from the wall socket outlet.
  • Page 9: Rear Panel

    Functional Overview Rear Panel Headphones The USB cable connector should (Not supplied) not exceed 18mm in width (W) and 7mm in height (H). External USB Storage Device The HDMI cable connector (Not supplied) should not exceed 20mm in width (W) and 10mm in height (H). Component Input Terminal Headphones Jack Media (USB) Input Terminal...
  • Page 10: Remote Control

    Functional Overview Remote Control Button Description Teletext Buttons These buttons are to be used in Teletext operation. ( page 33) Media Buttons These buttons are to be used in Media operation. ( page 27 - 32) PVR Buttons These buttons are to be used in PVR operation.
  • Page 11 Functional Overview Remote Control (continue) Button Description Favourite Channel Press to display the favourite channel list. Picture Mode Press to select the picture mode. Sound Mode Press to select the sound mode. Press to display Programme Guide in GUIDE DTV mode. Channel Up / Down Press to select next/previous channel.
  • Page 12: Connection

    Connection Connecting Antenna Cable Connect the 75 ohm coaxial cable (commerically available) to the antenna input terminal. To obtain better picture quality, use an outdoor antenna. If your outdoor antenna uses 75 ohm coaxial cable with an F-type connector, connect it directly to the antenna input terminal at the rear panel.
  • Page 13 Other Equipment Connection Connection Connecting External Equipment (continue) To use Composite Video terminal VIDEO OUT [Example] VCR Player AUDIO (rear) (side) To use PC terminal [Example] RGB OUT Computer AUDIO (rear) (side) You can also connect a PC with DVI or HDMI output to this TV. To use S/PDIF terminal [Example] Amplifier...
  • Page 14: Basic Operation

    Basic Operation Power On/Off Volume Adjustment To switch on the TV To change the volume Press the main power switch located on the Press to increase the sound volume. underside of the TV. Press to decrease the sound volume. The power indicator lights in red, indicating that the TV is in standby mode.
  • Page 15: Channel Selection

    Basic Operation Channel Selection Information Banner You can select channels in the following ways: The information banner displays brief programme information about the current programme. Each time a channel is changed, the information Using Channel Up/Down appears at the bottom of the screen. Press to select the next or previous channel.
  • Page 16: Electronic Programme Guide (Epg)

    Basic Operation The following remote control buttons will enable Electronic Programme you to use the EPG functions. Guide (EPG) Button Action GUIDE Press to display or exit PROGRAMME GUIDE screen. An EPG is an on-screen guide of current and Press to set recorder. future programmes.
  • Page 17: Schedule Reminder

    Basic Operation Schedule Reminder Viewing Schedule List You can set reminders for your favourite You can browse and change the future scheduled programmes. The channel will be switched to the recordings or reminders. selected programme at the schedule time if you Press GUIDE to display the PROGRAMME are watching another programme.
  • Page 18: Pvr Operation

    PVR Operation Current Time About PVR Available USB Storage Device Recording Time This TV has a Personal Video Recorder (PVR) that allows you to record digital TV programmes to an The recording will be automatically named based on the programme that was being watched when you external USB storage device (e.g.
  • Page 19: Viewing Your Recorded Programme

    PVR Operation Control Bar Viewing Your Recorded Press PVR to display the Control Bar during the playback. Programme Control Items Press to select the desired control item and press OK to execute the You can access to previously recorded selection. programmes.
  • Page 20: Menu Operation

    Menu Operation Picture Menu Selected Items Setup Hints Picture Mode Dynamic Select the most suitable picture mode according to your lighting condition. Natural Cinema Favourite Brightness * Adjust to brighten or darken the picture. Contrast * Adjust to increase or decrease the picture contrast. Colour * Adjust to increase or decrease the colour intensity.
  • Page 21: Audio Menu

    Menu Operation Audio Menu Selected Items Setup Hints Sound Mode Standard Select the most suitable sound mode according to your watching contents. Movie Music Speech Favourite Bass * Adjust the low-pitched sound. Treble * Adjust the high-pitched sound. Balance Adjust the left and right sound channel volume. “Balance”...
  • Page 22: Setup Menu

    Menu Operation Setup Menu (TV and DTV mode only) Selected Items Setup Hints Auto Tuning DTV + TV Tune for all available digital and analogue broadcasting channels automatically. Tune for all available analogue broadcasting channels automatically. Tune for all available digital broadcasting channels automatically.
  • Page 23 Menu Operation Setup Menu (TV and DTV mode only) (continue) Selected Items Setup Hints Channel Edit To rename the channel (TV mode only) Press to select the channel to be renamed. Press the GREEN button. Press to input the desired characters. Press to move to the next character.
  • Page 24: Function Menu

    Menu Operation Functon Menu Selected Items Setup Hints OSD Language English Show the on-screen display language. The OSD language is English only. Hearing Impaired Select “On” to display the subtitles for the hearing impaired. Country Australia Show the country of the local area. New Zealand PVR File System Select Disk USB...
  • Page 25 Menu Operation Function Menu (continue) Selected Items Setup Hints Time Auto Off Select “On” to switch the TV off to standby mode automatically if there is no signal input for 15 minutes. DivX Registration Obtain the DivX VOD Registration Code of the TV. DivX Deactivation Obtain the DivX Deregistration Code of the TV.
  • Page 26: Advanced Setup Menu

    Menu Operation Advanced Setup Menu Selected Items Setup Hints Set Password Set the password for Advanced Setup menu. The factory default password is “0000”. Parental Control No Block Set to control the programmes that can be viewed on your TV. Rating Description No Block...
  • Page 27: Media Operation

    Media Operation You can play video, photo, music and text files from CAUTION your USB storage device. Safe Removal of USB Storage Device Do not disconnect a USB storage device while it is being accessed. Doing so can damage the device To playback media file or the files stored on the device.
  • Page 28: Media Menu

    Media Operation Media Menu Video Menu Photo Menu Return Return Up Folder Up Folder Folder 1 Folder 1 Folder 2 Folder 2 Movie1. mp4 Photo1. jpg Movie2. mp4 Photo2. jpg Movie3. mp4 Photo3. jpg Resolution: 1920 x 1080 Resolution: 1920 x 1080 Movie4.
  • Page 29: Video Playback

    Media Operation Video Playback Search Forward Search forward the playback. Press repeatedly to select the search forward speeds: FF2X, FF4X, FF8X, FF16X. Press to resume normal playback. Movie1.mp4 Resolution: 1920 x 1080 Skip Backward Audio Track: 1 / 1 Skip to the previous video file. Subtitle: - / 0 Programme:...
  • Page 30: Music Playback

    Media Operation Use these control items on the Control Bar or Music Playback these buttons on the remote control to control the music playback. Control Item / Button Pause Music1.mp3 Pause the playback. Album: Music Song Title: Music1 Play Bit Rate: 128K Resume the playback.
  • Page 31: Photo Playback

    Media Operation Use these control items on the Control Bar or Photo Playback these buttons on the remote control to control the photo playback. Control Item / Button Pause Photo1.jpg Pause the playback. Resolution: 1920 x 1080 Size: 2000KBytes Play Date: -- -- / -- / - - Resume the playback.
  • Page 32: Text Playback

    Media Operation Use these control items on the Control Bar or Text Playback these buttons on the remote control to control the text playback. Control Item / Button Search Backward Text1.txt Even adults misbehave at times so remember to look Display the previous page of the text file.
  • Page 33: Teletext Operation

    Teletext Operation Teletext is a free service broadcast provided by most TV stations. It provides information on the current affairs news, weather forecasts, programme previews, stock market report and many other topics. Button Description Number buttons Press to select a Teletext page. (Enter ( 0 - 9 ) 3 digits) TV/Text (...
  • Page 34: Troubleshooting

    Ensure there is no strong light shining on the remote control sensor. HITACHI logo appears on the screen The TV cannot detect any signals from any input terminals. Check if the cable is connected correctly and firmly.
  • Page 35: Specifications

    Specifications Model Name LE46EC05AU LE42EC05AU Panel Size Approx. 46 inches Approx. 42 inches Resolution 1920 x 1080 1920 x 1080 Power Requirement AC 100-240V, 50/60Hz AC 100-240V, 50/60Hz Power Consumption 160W 140W Audio Output 10W + 10W 10W + 10W...
  • Page 36: Rgb Input Signal Chart

    Specifications RGB Input Signal Chart Vertical Horizontal Dot Clock Resolution Frequency (Hz) Frequency (kHz) Frequency (MHz) 640 x 480 31.47 25.18 SVGA 800 x 600 37.88 40.00 1024 x 768 48.36 65.00 SXGA 1280 x 1024 63.98 108.00 WXGA 1280 x 768 47.78 79.50 If the message “Unsupported Signal”...
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