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Hitachi L42VK04U Instruction Manual

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  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Contents Features ..............2 Locking a Channel ..........18 Managing Stations: Favourites ......18 Introduction ............. 2 Button Functions ..........18 Intended Use ............2 Managing Stations: Sorting Channel List ..... 18 Preparation ............. 2 On-Screen Information ......... 19 Symbols in this manual........... 3 Media Playback Using Media Browser ....
  • Page 4: Features

    Introduction Features • Remote controlled colour LCD TV. Read the corresponding instructions of this handbook prior to the fi rst usage of the device, even when the • Fully integrated Terrestrial digital TV (DVB-T - usage of electronic devices is familiar to you. Notice MPEG2).
  • Page 5: Symbols In This Manual

    Symbols in this manual Safety Precautions The following symbols are used in the manual as a Please read the following recommended safety marker for restrictions and precautions and safety precautions carefully for your safety. instructions. Please note such information for security SOME DOS AND DON’TS ON THE SAFE USE OF reasons.
  • Page 6: Power Source

    DON’T leave equipment switched on when it is Moisture and Water unattended unless it is specifi cally stated that it is Do not use this device in a humid and designed for unattended operation or has a stand-by damp place (avoid the bathroom, the mode.
  • Page 7: Information For Users In European Union Countries

    Waste Disposal Connection to a Television Distribution System (Cable TV etc.) from Tuner • Instructions for waste disposal: Device connected to the protective earthing of the Packaging and packaging aids are recyclable and building installation through the mains connection or should principally be recycled.
  • Page 8: Taking Out Of Service And Storing

    Logos, video games, computer pictures, Teletext and Package Contents non screen fi lling formats. Through rendering or replay of fi xed images, Logos, video games, computer pictures, Teletext and non screen fi lling formats, the created permanent ‘afterimages’ cannot be undone.
  • Page 9: Environmental Information

    Environmental Information • This television is designed to consume less energy to save environment. You not only help to save the environment but also you can save money by reducing electricity bills thanks to the energy effi ciency feature of this TV. To reduce energy consumption, you should take the following steps: •...
  • Page 10: Remote Control Buttons

    Remote Control Buttons Standby Mono/Stereo - Dual I-II / Currrent Language (*) (in DVB channels) Image size / Zooms videos (in Media Browser video mode) Green buttonList Schedule(in EPG)/Tag/Untag All(in favourite list)/Play-Slideshow(in Media Browser) Red button/Stop(in Media Browser) Numeric buttons Teletext / Mix(in TXT mode) Cursor Left Menu on-off...
  • Page 11: Lcd Tv And Operating Buttons

    LCD TV and Operating Buttons FRONT and REAR VIEW Control buttons VIEW Control Buttons 1. Standby/On button 2. TV/AV button 3. Programme Up/Down buttons 4. Volume Up/Down buttons NOTE: Press “ ” and buttons at the same time to view main menu. Viewing the Back side Connections SCART 2 inputs or outputs for external devices.
  • Page 12: Viewing The Connections - Side Connectors

    Subwoofer Out is for connecting an external, active subwoofer to the set to give a much deeper bass effect. Use an appropriate RCA cable to connect the TV set to a subwoofer unit. S/PDIF Coaxial Out outputs digital audio signals of the currently watched source. Use an SPDIF coaxial cable to trasfer audio signals to a device that has S/PDIF input RF Input connects to an aerial antenna system.
  • Page 13: Using Digital Multimedia Connectors

    Using Digital Multimedia Connecting the LCD TV to a PC Connectors For displaying your computer’s screen image on your LCD TV, you can connect your computer to the TV set. • You can connect USB devices to your TV by using Power off both computer and display before making the USB inputs of the TV.
  • Page 14: Connecting To A Dvd Player

    Connecting to a DVD Player Using Side AV Connectors If you want to connect a DVD player to your LCD You can connect a range of optional equipment to TV, you can use connectors of the TV set. DVD your LCD TV. players may have different connectors.
  • Page 15: Remote Control Handset

    Digital Teletext (** for UK only) Remote Control Handset • Press the “ ” button. Inserting Batteries • The digital teletext information appears. • Remove the battery cover located on the back of • Operate it with the coloured buttons, cursor buttons the handset by gently pulling backwards from the and OK button.
  • Page 16: Operation With The Buttons On The Tv

    Operation with the Buttons on the TV First Time Installation Volume Setting IMPORTANT: Ensure that the aerial is • Press “ ” button to decrease volume or connected and a Common Interface module is not button to increase volume, so a volume level scale inserted before switching on the TV for the fi...
  • Page 17: Viewing Electronic Programme Guide (Epg)

    Viewing Electronic Programme Guide (EPG) You can view the electronic programme guide (EPG) to view information about available programmes.To view the EPG menu please press EPG button on the remote control. To select the “Yes” or “No” option, highlight the item by using “...
  • Page 18: Auto Tuning

    Blue button (Next day): Displays the programmes Auto Tuning of the next day. HINT: Auto tuning feature will help you to retune the TV Numeric buttons (Jump): Jumps to the preferred set in order to store new services or stations. channel directly via numeric buttons.
  • Page 19: Digital Manual Search

    Digital Manual Search Clear Service List (*) (*) This setting is visible only when the Country option is set to Denmark, Sweden, Norway or Finland. Use this setting to clear channels stored. Press “ ” or “ ” button to select Clear Service List and then press OK.
  • Page 20: Moving A Channel

    Moving a Channel Managing Stations: Favourites • First select the desired channel. Select Move option You can create a list of favourite programmes. in the channel list and press OK button. • Press “MENU” button to view main menu. Select •...
  • Page 21: On-Screen Information

    On-Screen Information You can press “INFO” button to display on-screen information. Details of the station and current programme will be displayed on the information banner. Select a device by using “ ” or “ ” button and press The information banner gives information on the Viewing Videos via USB channel selected and the programmes on it.
  • Page 22: Viewing Photos Via Usb

    Viewing Photos via USB When you select Photos from the main options, available image fi les will be fi ltered and listed on this screen. : Navigate. Play (GREEN button): Plays all media fi les starting with the selected one. Stop (RED button): Stops playback.
  • Page 23: Changing Image Size: Picture Formats

    14:9 Changing Image Size: Picture This zooms up the wide picture (14:9 aspect ratio) to Formats the upper and lower limits of the screen. • Programmes can be watched in different picture formats, depending on the transmission received. • You can change the aspect ratio (image size) of the TV for viewing the picture in different zoom modes.
  • Page 24: Confi Guring Picture Settings

    Confi guring Picture Settings NOTE: When Game Mode is on, some items in the Picture Settings menu will be unavailable to You can use different picture settings in detail. be set. Press “MENU” button and select the Picture icon Picture Zoom: Sets the picture size to Auto,16:9, by using “...
  • Page 25: Confi Guring Sound Settings

    AVL: Automatic Volume Limiting (AVL) function sets the Confi guring Sound Settings sound to obtain fi xed output level between programmes Sound settings can be confi gured according to your (For instance, volume level of advertisements tend to personal preferences. be louder than programmes).
  • Page 26: Using A Conditional Access Module

    Using a Conditional Access Confi guring Language Module Preferences You can operate the TV’s language settings using IMPORTANT: Insert or remove the CI module this menu. only when the TV is SWITCHED OFF. Press “MENU” button and select the fi fth icon by using •...
  • Page 27: Language Settings

    Language Settings To display parental lock menu options, PIN number should be entered. Factory default PIN number is 0000. After coding the correct PIN number, parental settings menu will be displayed: Parental Settings Menu Operation • Select an item by using “ ”...
  • Page 28: Timers

    Timers Confi guring Date/Time Settings To view Timers menu, press “MENU” button and Select Date/Time in the Settings menu to confi gure select Settings icon by using “ ” or “ ” button. Date/Time settings. Press OK button. Press OK button to view Settings menu. Use “ ” or “...
  • Page 29: Confi Guring Source Settings

    Scan Encrypted Channels: When this setting is set Confi guring Source Settings as YES, search process will locate the encrypted You can enables or disable selected source options. channels as well. If it is set as NO, encrypted channels The TV will not switch to the disabled source options will not be located in automatic search or manual “SOURCE”...
  • Page 30: Other Features

    Auto TV Off: You can set the timeout value of auto off Teletext feature.After the timeout value is reached and the Tv is Teletext system transmits information such as news, not operated for selected time , the TV will go off. sports and weather on your TV.
  • Page 31: Tips

    Tips Screen Care: Clean the screen with a slightly damp, soft cloth. Do not use abrasive solvents as they may damage the coating layer of the TV screen. For your safety, unplug the mains plug when cleaning the set. When moving the TV, hold it properly from the bottom part.
  • Page 32: Appendix A: Pc Input Typical Display Modes

    Appendix A: PC Input Typical Appendix B: AV and HDMI Signal Display Modes Compatibility (Input Signal Types) The display has a maximum resolution of 1920 x 1200. Source Supported Signals Available The following table is an illustration of some of the typical video display modes.
  • Page 33: Appendix C: Supported Dvi Resolutions

    Appendix C: Supported DVI Resolutions When connecting devices to your TV’s connectors by using DVI converter cables (not supplied), you can refer to the following resolution information. Index Resolution Frequency 70Hz 640x400 640x480 60Hz 72Hz 640x480 640x480 75Hz 56Hz 800x600 800x600 60Hz 70Hz...
  • Page 34: Appendix D: Supported File Formats For Usb Mode

    Appendix D: Supported File Formats for USB Mode Supported Players Player Stream Video Decoder (MSVD) Audio Decoder (MSAD) Audio None Audio WAV/AIFF None-- LPCM MPEG1 Program MP3, AC-3 (optional) and MPEG-1 MPEG1 Stream MPEG2 Program MP3, AC-3 (optional) and MPEG-2 MPEG2 Stream AVI (Xvid)
  • Page 35: Appendix E: Software Upgrade

    Appendix E: Software Upgrade • Your TV is capable of fi nding and updating new software upgrades over broadcast channels. • For broadcast channels search, TV looks the available channels stored in your settings. So before software upgrade search, it is advised to auto search and update all available channels. 1) Software upgrade search via user interface •...
  • Page 36: Appendix E: Pin Specifi Cations

    Appendix E : Pin Specifi cations SCART connector pin specifi cations Input signal Input signal AUDIO OUT (RIGHT) Not used AUDIO IN (RIGHT) RGB-R GND AUDIO OUT (LEFT/MONO) AUDIO GND RGB-R / S.VHS CHROMINANCE IN RGB-B GND BLANKING SIGNAL AUDIO IN (LEFT/MONO) COMPOSITE VIDEO GND RGB-B IN BLANKING SIGNAL GND...
  • Page 37: Specifi Cations

    DIMENSIONS (mm) Specifi cations DxLxH (with foot): 246 x 1014 x 687 TV BROADCASTING Weight (Kg): 17,5 PAL/SECAM B/G D/K K’ I/I’ L/L’ DxLxH (without foot): 103 x 1014 x 657 RECEIVING CHANNELS Weight (Kg): 16 VHF (BAND I/III) OUTPUT/INPUT CONNECTIONS UHF (BAND U) 2 x HDMI HYPERBAND...
  • Page 38: Defi Nitions Of Important Terms

    Sharpness Defi nitions of Important Terms A control that creates the effect of greater resolution Aspect Ratio by light to dark transitions. This refers to the ratio of the width to the height of System a picture. Defi nes the broadcast type of the TV picture since these broadcast systems are not same for all Automatic volume limiter.
  • Page 39: 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 40: Product Guarantee

    Product Guarantee Product Guarantee This product guaranteed against manufacturing defects for a period of This product is guaranteed for twelve months from the date of original purchase. Any defect that arises due to faulty materials or workmanship will either be replaced, refunded or repaired free of charge where possible during this period by the dealer from whom you purchased the unit.