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LCD TELEVISION
AVC (Audio Video Control Center) & LCD Display Monitor
Operating Guide for 32HDL51
IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS ................................................................................ 2-3
FIRST TIME USE .................................................................................................................. 4-26
THE REMOTE CONTROL .................................................................................................. 27-49
ON-SCREEN DISPLAY........................................................................................................ 50-77
USING THE RGB INPUT OF THE LCD TV ........................................................................ 78-87
CARE OF YOUR HITACHI LCD TV & REMOTE CONTROL .................................................. 88
RECEPTION PROBLEMS ........................................................................................................ 89
USEFUL INFORMATION/INDEX ........................................................................................ 90-98
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  • Page 1 THE REMOTE CONTROL ... 27-49 ON-SCREEN DISPLAY... 50-77 USING THE RGB INPUT OF THE LCD TV ... 78-87 CARE OF YOUR HITACHI LCD TV & REMOTE CONTROL ... 88 RECEPTION PROBLEMS ... 89 USEFUL INFORMATION/INDEX ... 90-98 As an E ®...
  • Page 2: Important Safety Instructions

    HITACHI LCD television. Please fill out your warranty card 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 product model.
  • Page 3: Read Before Operating Equipment

    Electronic Industries Alliance at www.eiae.org (in the US) or the Electronic Product Stewardship Canada at www.epsc.ca (in Canada). For more information, call “1-800-HITACHI.” PUBLIC VIEWING OF COPYRIGHTED MATERIAL Public viewing of programs broadcast by TV stations and cable companies, as well as programs from other sources, may require prior authorization from the broadcaster or owner of the video program material.
  • Page 4: Remote Control Battery Installation And Replacement

    Check to make sure you have the following accessories before disposing of the packing material. REMOTE BATTERIES CONTROL Subwoofer Cable CAUTION: 1. 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 glass panel. 1.
  • Page 5: How To Setup Your New Hitachi Lcd Television

    HOW TO SETUP YOUR NEW HITACHI LCD TELEVISION To take measures to prevent the LCD Display from tipping over and prevent possible injury it is important to mount the unit in a stable place. Securing to a table-top Using wood screws (two) fasten the set to the clamping screw holes on the rear of the LCD Display stand as shown below.
  • Page 6 HOW TO SET UP YOUR NEW HITACHI LCD TELEVISION VIEWING The major benefit of the HITACHI LCD Television is its large viewing screen. To see this large screen at its best, test various locations in the room to find the optimum spot for viewing.
  • Page 7: Hookup Cables

    HOOKUP CABLES 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 purchased from most stores that sell audio/video products.
  • Page 8 ANTENNA CONNECTIONS TO REAR PANEL JACKS VHF (75-Ohm) antenna/CATV (Cable TV) When using a 75-Ohm coaxial cable system, connect the outdoor antenna or CATV coaxial cable to the ANT A (75-Ohm) terminal. If you have a second antenna, connect the coaxial cable to the ANT B terminal.
  • Page 9: Front Panel Controls

    FRONT PANEL CONTROLS (AVC) AUDIO VIDEO CONTROL POWER STANDBY (RED) ON (GREEN) CENTER MENU/SELECT button This button allows you to enter the MENU, making it possible to set TV features to your preference without using the remote. This button also serves as the SELECT button when in MENU mode. PHOTO INPUT Insert USB cable from your Digital Camera to view your digital still pictures (see pages 33-35).
  • Page 10: Phones Jack

    NOTES: 1. Your HITACHI LCD TV will appear to be turned OFF (lights orange) if there is no video input when VIDEO: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, or RGB is selected. Check the Power Light to make sure the Display Monitor is turned off or in Stand-by mode (lights red) when not in use.
  • Page 11: Rear Panel Jacks

    REAR PANEL JACKS Audio Video Control Center (AVC) Antenna Input The remote control allows you to switch between two separate 75-Ohm RF antenna inputs, ANT A and ANT B. ANT A input can be displayed as a main picture or sub-picture. ANT B can only be displayed as a main picture (ANT B cannot be displayed as a sub-picture).
  • Page 12 This power is for serviceman usage. Upgrade Card This card slot is for future software upgrades. Hitachi will notify you if a software upgrade is required for your TV. In order to receive written notification, please complete and return your warranty card.
  • Page 13 REAR PANEL JACKS CableCARD Slot This slot is for the CableCARD that will be provided by your local cable operator to gain access to chosen cable channels. The CableCARD will allow you to tune digital and high definition cable channels. Please call your local cable operator if this service is available before requesting a CableCARD (also known as Point of Deployment (POD) module).
  • Page 14: Connecting External Video Sources

    5. If you have a VHS or 8mm camcorder, use the S-VIDEO cable in place of the VIDEO cable. Back of Display Monitor 32∫ Core To AC outlet Please use HITACHI specified cable. TO MONITOR Back of AVC Center AC IN Front panel of AVC PHONES...
  • Page 15 CONNECTING EXTERNAL VIDEO SOURCES The exact arrangement you use to connect the VCR, camcorder, laserdisc player, DVD player, or HDTV Set Top Box to your LCD TV is dependent on the model and features of each component. Check the owner’s manual of each component for the location of video and audio inputs and outputs.
  • Page 16 CONNECTING A STEREO VCR OR STEREO LASERDISC PLAYER Connect the cable from the VIDEO OUT of the VCR or the laserdisc player to the INPUT (VIDEO) jack, as shown on the AVC Center below. Connect the cable from the AUDIO OUT R of the VCR or the laserdisc player to the INPUT (AUDIO/R) jack. Connect the cable from the AUDIO OUT L of the VCR or the laserdisc player to the INPUT (AUDIO/L) jack.
  • Page 17 CONNECTING EXTERNAL VIDEO SOURCES CONNECTING S-VIDEO VCR OR LASERDISC PLAYER Connect the cable from the S-VIDEO OUT of the S-VHS VCR or the laserdisc player to the INPUT (S-VIDEO) jack, as shown on the AVC Center below. Connect the cable from the AUDIO OUT R of the VCR or the laserdisc player to the INPUT (AUDIO/R) jack. Connect the cable from the AUDIO OUT L of the VCR or the laserdisc player to the INPUT (AUDIO/L) jack.
  • Page 18: Hdmi Input

    CONNECTING A COMPONENT SOURCE WITH HDMI or DVI CAPABILITY TO INPUT 1 or INPUT 2 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 AVC Center below. With DVI output, connect the cable from the AUDIO OUT R of the HDTV set top box or DVD player to the INPUT (AUDIO/R) jack.
  • Page 19 CONNECTING EXTERNAL VIDEO SOURCES CONNECTING A STEREO LASERDISC/DVD PLAYER OR HDTV SET TOP BOX TO INPUT 1 OR 2 COMPONENT: Y-P B P R . 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 AVC Center below.
  • Page 20 CONNECTING A COMPONENT SOURCE WITH DIGITAL INTERFACE CAPABILITY TO IEEE1394 TERMINALS Connect the IEEE1394 cable from the output of the component with IEEE1394 capability, such as a Set-Top-Box or Digital VCR, to the IEEE1394 input terminals shown on the AVC Center below. IEEE 1394 allows the LCD television and the external device to communicate with one another.
  • Page 21: Connecting External Audio/Video Devices

    CONNECTING EXTERNAL AUDIO/VIDEO DEVICES CONNECTING EXTERNAL AUDIO AMPLIFIER To monitor the audio level of the LCD TV to an external audio amplifier, connect the system as shown below. The “OPTICAL OUT” from the AVC center is a fixed output. The Volume of the amplifier is controlled by the amplifier, not by the LCD Television. The OPTICAL OUT terminal outputs all audio sources with Optical IN capability.
  • Page 22: Connecting Av Network

    Your Hitachi LCD Television is equipped with an AV Network feature. This feature helps to control your external Audio/Video equipment (VCR, Set Top Box, DVD, etc.). Once this is setup, it allows your IR Mouse connector to control your equipment using your Hitachi LCD TV Remote Control.
  • Page 23: Av Network Setup Wizard

    AV NETWORK SETUP WIZARD Follow the steps below to setup your AV network (See page 24 for AV Network Codes). SETUP PROCEDURE (DVD setup example below). POWER MENU HOME DVD2 VCR2 AV Receiver Move Select PV Recorder Cable Box Set Top Box Custom Device Setup Move...
  • Page 24 HTS........0775 Hitachi ........0819 Hughes Network Systems.
  • Page 25: Rear Panel Connections

    REAR PANEL CONNECTIONS Outside antenna or cable TV coaxial cable 2-Way signal splitter VCR #1 OUTPUT S-VIDEO OUTPUT To an amplifier/receiver with optical input capability DVD Player (PROVIDED) To a digital IEEE1394 capable device, such as a Digital VCR or Set-Top-Box NOTE: Cables are optional, except when specified.
  • Page 26: Tips On Rear Panel Connections

    • S-VIDEO, YPbPR, IEEE 1394 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), connect it to the left audio jack on the AVC Center. •...
  • Page 27: The Remote Control

    THE REMOTE CONTROL In addition to controlling all the functions on your HITACHI LCD TV, the new remote control is designed to operate different types of VCRs, CATV (Cable TV) converters, set-top-box, satellite receiver, DVD players, and other audio/video equipment with one touch.
  • Page 28 POWER button Press this button to turn the TV set on or off when the remote is in TV mode. (See page 27 for instructions on how to set the remote control to TV mode.) MODE Indicator Turns on or blinks to show remote control mode. SOURCE ACCESS ( ) buttons Press these buttons to select remote control mode.
  • Page 29: Aspect Button

    HOW TO USE THE REMOTE TO CONTROL YOUR LCD TV 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 Use this aspect mode to display conventional (4:3) images.
  • Page 30 DAY/NIGHT button Press this button to toggle between Day and Night picture mode settings. Select Day for day time viewing with more brightness and contrast to compete with room light. Select Night for night time viewing with less brightness and contrast for a more detailed picture (see page 51 for settings changes).
  • Page 31 HOW TO USE THE REMOTE TO CONTROL YOUR LCD TV AV NET button Press this button to access the Audio/Video network (AV Net) menu. The AV Net allows the user to control external components with the LCD TV’s remote control. When you press the AV NET button, the following window will pop up within the Display Monitor screen.
  • Page 32 ( ) CBL2 (Custom) ( ) PV Recorder ( ) STB2 (Custom) ( ) Cable Box List BACK SETUP MODIFY Move Next Step HITACHI AV NET WIZARD (Learning) Select the VCR3 softkey to learn? TV Softkeys POWER TV/VCR MENU SELECT EXIT BACK Move...
  • Page 33 HOW TO USE THE REMOTE TO CONTROL YOUR LCD TV INPUTS button When the remote control is in TV mode, press this button to access the INPUTS menu. Use the CURSOR PAD and SELECT button to select the inputs that are being used. Pressing the INPUTS button repeatedly will also cycle through the Inputs menu items. Then press the SELECT button to select.
  • Page 34 PHOTO INPUT This feature is useful for viewing digital still pictures from your digital camera using the Photo Input in the front panel of the AVC. Photo Input Ant B Ant A Input 1 Input 2 7/10 03/04/03 1632x1232 Vacation JUMP Select this menu item to view the chosen picture number.
  • Page 35: Slide Show

    HOW TO USE THE REMOTE TO CONTROL YOUR LCD TV SLIDESHOW Select this menu item to start a slideshow of the Photos in the Digital Camera. Time interval selections can be set from 5, 10 and 30 seconds. Jump Slideshow Rotate Use CURSOR PAD to highlight Slideshow item.
  • Page 36 IEEE1394 Use this function to control your devices with digital interface capability. Press the INPUTS button, CURSOR PAD and SELECT button to select IEEE 1394. (When an IEEE1394 device is not connected) Input 5 INPUTS IEEE 1394 Photo Input Ant B Move Sel.
  • Page 37 HOW TO USE THE REMOTE TO CONTROL YOUR LCD TV INFO button Press this button when you want to check the channel being received, the picture source, if the channel has stereo (ST) or second audio program (SAP), the time, CHANNEL ID and if the TIMER is set. ANALOG CHANNELS INFO Closed...
  • Page 38 HOW TO USE THE REMOTE TO CONTROL YOUR LCD TV VOLUME (VOL) WHEEL, MUTE button Use the VOL WHEEL ( ) until you obtain the desired sound level. To reduce the sound to one half of normal volume (SOFT MUTE) to answer the telephone, etc., press the VOL wheel down. Press the VOL wheel again to turn the sound off completely (MUTE).
  • Page 39: Picture In Picture (Pip)

    PICTURE-IN-PICTURE (PIP) Your HITACHI LCD TV incorporates Two Tuner technology designed for improved viewing enjoyment. This Two Tuner feature allows you to view antenna inputs on both the main picture and sub-picture simultaneously, with separate tuning control for each. ANT A input can be viewed as both the main picture and the sub-picture simultaneously. ANT B can only be viewed as a main picture.
  • Page 40: Pip Mode Picture-In-Picture

    PIP MODE PICTURE-IN-PICTURE This feature is only available with a 1080i component input or Digital signal. To prevent a pattern burn, occasionally move the sub- picture using the CURSOR PAD. SPLIT MODE PICTURE-IN-PICTURE Split Mode PIP displays the main picture and sub-picture evenly on the screen. Main Picture SURF MODE PICTURE-IN-PICTURE Surf Mode PIP automatically scans all active channels (those set in memory) and displays them as PIP Pictures or Thumbnail...
  • Page 41 PICTURE-IN-PICTURE (PIP) PAUSE button If you wish to freeze the sub-picture, press the PAUSE button. This is convenient when trying to write down the address for a mail order company, recording statistics for a sporting event, etc. To return the picture to motion, press the EXIT button. Press the PAUSE button repeatedly to toggle between FREEZE modes (Main Freeze, SPLIT and STROBE).
  • Page 42 Operating the precoded function for your cable box. This remote is designed to operate different types of cable boxes. You must first program the remote to match the remote system of your cable box (refer to pages 48-49 for pre-codes). Turn ON your cable box.
  • Page 43 HOW TO USE THE REMOTE TO CONTROL SET-TOP-BOX/SATELLITE RECEIVER FUNCTIONS Operating the precoded function for your set-top-box/satellite receiver. This remote is designed to operate different types of set-top-box/satellite systems. You must first program the remote to match the remote system of your set-top-box/satellite systems (refer to pages 48-49 for pre-codes). Turn ON your set-top-box/satellite systems.
  • Page 44 Operating the precoded function for your DVD player. This remote is designed to operate different types of DVD players. You must first program the remote to match the remote system of your DVD player (refer to pages 48-49 for pre-codes). Turn ON your DVD player.
  • Page 45 After replacing the batteries repeat the entire programming procedure as stated above. VCR precode library is included in the PVR mode. Default device for this mode is Hitachi VCR. INFO, GUIDE and LC (Last Channel) buttons are for PVR devices, not for VCR.
  • Page 46: Use Remote To Control Audio Equipment

    After replacing the batteries repeat the entire programming procedure as stated above. CD precode library is included in the AMP mode. Default device for this mode is Hitachi Audio/Video Receiver (AVR/AMP). INPUT, GUIDE, Channel (up/down), Volume (up/down) and REC button are not for CD devices.
  • Page 47: Input Access

    7. Pressing the ENTER (ENT) button will now access the video input (1-5) of the desired device. SETUP EXAMPLE (Hitachi DVD with precode 0573 connected to INPUT 1 of the TV) Select DVD mode by using your SOURCE ACCESS buttons ( , the LED indicator to DVD.
  • Page 48 Hamlin ..0009, 0020, 0034, 0273 Hitachi ..... . 0011 Jasco... . . 0015, 0153, 0315 Jerrold .
  • Page 49 Pace ....0237, 1877 Hitachi ..... . 0819 Panasonic .
  • Page 50 1. Press MENU on the remote control to display the different features on your HITACHI LCD TV. 2. Use the CURSOR PAD to navigate to a different menu item. 3. Press EXIT on the remote control to quickly exit from a menu.
  • Page 51 OSD (On-Screen Display) Picture Mode Contrast Brightness Color Tint Sharpness Color Temperature Video Black Enhancement Contrast Mode Back Light Reset Video Settings Color Management Color Decoding Auto Color Noise Reduction Auto Movie Mode Treble Bass Balance Audio Dynamic Bass Matrix Surround Audio Source Internal Speakers Auto Noise Cancel...
  • Page 52 Channel Set the Antenna Manager Auto Channel Scan Signal Meter Channel List Change Access Code Engage Lock Movie Ratings Locks TV Ratings Canadian Ratings (ENG) Canadian Ratings (FRN) Timers Set the Clock Set Sleep Timer Set Day/Night Timer Set Event Timer Set Timer Recording Menu Preference Screen Saver...
  • Page 53: Picture Mode

    VIDEO Video Select VIDEO to adjust picture settings and improve picture quality. You can independently customize each of the Video Inputs to your preference to increase viewing performance and pleasure depending upon the video program being viewed. If RESET is selected, only the selected input will reset to initial conditions. Picture Mode Use this function to choose from automatic picture settings to optimize your TV’s performance.
  • Page 54: Color Temperature

    Video Audio Aspect Chan. Manager Locks Timers Setup Power Swivel Move Sel. Use the CURSOR PAD to highlight the function to be adjusted. Press down on CURSOR PAD to select the function settings. Press the CURSOR PAD to adjust the function. Press MENU to return to main menu.
  • Page 55: Color Management

    VIDEO Reset Video This function allows you to Reset the Video Menu Settings of the present input and return it to the Day VIDEO Settings mode. Video Picture Mode Contrast Brightness Color Tint Sharpness Color Temperature Black Enhancement Contrast Mode Back Light Reset Video Settings Move...
  • Page 56 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 the circuitry for this special feature to improve video performance when watching film based sources.
  • Page 57: Internal Speakers

    AUDIO Audio Select AUDIO to adjust the TV to your preference and to improve the sound quality. Video Audio Aspect Chan. Manager Locks Timers Setup Power Swivel Sel. Move Press CURSOR PAD , to select menu item. Press CURSOR PAD to adjust the function.
  • Page 58 Use the functions below if your TV is connected to an amplifier/receiver with optical digital input with Dolby Digital or PCM decoder capabilities. Audio Treble Bass Balance Dynamic Bass Medium Matrix Surround Audio Source Stereo Internal Speakers Auto Noise Cancel Perfect Volume Move Move...
  • Page 59: Auto Aspect

    ASPECT Aspect Use this function to select the Picture Format Aspect Ratio. Video Audio Aspect Chan. Manager Locks Timers Setup Power Swivel Move Sel. Auto Aspect Automatically adjust the Aspect Ratio depending on the input signal to fill the screen. Press CURSOR PAD , to select menu item.
  • Page 60: Channel Manager

    Chan. Manager Select Channel Manager to set your Antenna options, run Auto Channel Scan, Check Signal Meter and Set Channel List. Video Audio Aspect Chan. Manager Locks Timers Setup Power Swivel Move Sel. Press CURSOR PAD to highlight function, the press the SELECT button to select. Set The Antenna This feature will select Antenna options.
  • Page 61: Signal Meter

    CHANNEL MANAGER Signal Meter Select Signal Meter when using an indoor or outdoor antenna. This feature will show the signal strength and peak values of the Antenna signal to help you adjust your antenna to optimize signal reception. Chan. Manager Set The Antenna Auto Chan.
  • Page 62: Locks

    Locks This function will block out the picture and sound of the selected channel or video input. It can also be used to keep the TV from being viewed for a scheduled time period that you set. The code to enter the Locks feature is a four digit access code number. The factory preset code is 0000. Use the number buttons to enter the access code.
  • Page 63: Movie Ratings

    LOCKS Movie Ratings Use MOVIE RATINGS to prevent viewing of any movie that you feel may be inappropriate due to its content. Locks Change Access Code Engage Lock TV Time Lock Movie Ratings TV Ratings Canadian Ratings (Eng) Canadian Ratings (Frn) Move Select Use the CURSOR PAD...
  • Page 64 TV Ratings Use TV RATINGS to prevent the viewing of any TV program that you feel may be inappropriate due to its content. Locks Change Access Code Engage Lock TV Time Lock Movie Ratings TV Ratings Canadian Ratings (Eng) Canadian Ratings (Frn) Move Select Use the CURSOR PAD...
  • Page 65 LOCKS Canadian Ratings Use Canadian Ratings (Eng) to block any type of movie and television program in Canada that (Eng) you feel might be inappropriate in its content. Locks Change Access Code Engage Lock TV Time Lock Movie Ratings TV Ratings Canadian Ratings (Eng) Canadian Ratings (Frn) Move...
  • Page 66 Canadian Ratings Use CANADIAN RATINGS (FRN) to block Canadian French programs according to various (Frn) program ratings that you feel might be inappropriate in its content. Locks Change Access Code Engage Lock TV Time Lock Movie Ratings TV Ratings Canadian Ratings (Eng) Canadian Ratings (Frn) Move Select...
  • Page 67: Timers

    TIMERS Timers Select Timers to set your Clock, Sleep Timer, Event Timer and Day/Night Timer Recordings. Video Audio Aspect Chan. Manager Locks Timers Setup Power Swivel Move Sel. Set The Clock The Clock must be adjusted before you can use the “Set Event Timer” or Day/Night Timer” feature. Timers Set The Clock Set Sleep Timer...
  • Page 68: Set Sleep Timer

    Set Sleep Timer Select this feature to set your Sleep Timer from 30 minutes to 3 hours (30 minute increments). Timers Set The Clock Set Sleep Timer 0:00 Set Day/Night Timer Set Event Timer Set Timer Recording Move 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.
  • Page 69: Set Event Timer

    TIMERS Set Event Timer This function will automatically operate the TV viewing reservation of a program. If the clock is not set, you can not use this function and the screen below will appear. The message on the screen will disappear after 3 seconds, then the screen automatically goes to the clock setup mode (see page 67).
  • Page 70 Set Timer Select this feature to set and record digital channels using your device connected to the IEEE 1394 jacks (ex. Recording D-VHS). Timers Set The Clock Set Sleep Timer Set Day/Night Timer Set Event Timer Set Timer Recording Move Select Use CURSOR PAD to highlight Record 1, Record 2, Record 3 and then press CURSOR PAD to select.
  • Page 71: Menu Preference

    SETUP Setup Select SETUP when setting up your TV for the first time. Use the CURSOR PAD the function desired. Video Audio Aspect Chan. Manager Locks Timers Setup Power Swivel Move Sel. Setup Menu Preference Screen Saver Set The Inputs Set Black Side Panel Set Closed Captions Set Monitor Out...
  • Page 72: Screen Saver

    Menu Background This function allows you to choose from two menu backgrounds. Use CURSOR PAD to highlight SET THE MENU BACKGROUND (shaded or solid), and the SELECT button to select the setting. Press EXIT to quit the menu. Select SOLID and background is visible (no picture can be seen behind menu screen), select SHADED and a light background is visible. Screen Continuous on-screen displays such as video games, stock market quotations, computer generated graphics, Saver...
  • Page 73: Video Power Save

    SETUP Set The Inputs Use this feature to give a name to any of the five video inputs. Setup Menu Preference Screen Saver Set The Inputs Set Black Side Panel Set Closed Captions Set Monitor Out Move Return Setup Set The Inputs Rename List Video1 Video2...
  • Page 74 Video 2 Auto Link Use this function to automatically turn the TV on and tune to Video 2 when it detects a video signal to input 2. Setup Set The Inputs Rename List Video1 Video2 DVD2 Video3 DVD3 Video4 CBL2 Video5 Reset Auto Link...
  • Page 75 Captions Text Move Return program. Digital Caption Font Style Service: [1 2 3 4 5 6] Language: [Unknown Font : [Default 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8] Size Standard Small Large Style Standard High Visibility [HITACHI] Move Return...
  • Page 76 Use the CURSOR PADS and the SELECT button to check the Connected RS232C box. NOTE: For use with third party home Audio/Video control systems which are commercially available. Please see your dealer regarding these “non Hitachi” home control systems. Setup Set Monitor Out...
  • Page 77: Power Swivel

    It shows software information and easy upgrade procedure. This function allows the TV software to be upgraded by using a flash card (MMC Card). If a future software upgrade is required for your TV, Hitachi will notify and provide you with a flash card. In order to receive written notification and the flash card, please complete and return the warranty card.
  • Page 78: Rgb On Screen Display

    IMPORTANT: TURN OFF THE AVC BOX, THE DISPLAY MONITOR AND THE EXTERNAL COMPONENT BEFORE CONNECTING OR DISCONNECTING ANY CABLES. 1. AVC rear panel connection to an external component with an analog RGB output. This LCD Television can automatically detect and display the signal format below. 1.
  • Page 79 RGB ON SCREEN DISPLAY 2. The new setting (horizontal position, vertical position, clock, and phase) of the signal will be stored. The monitor can store up to 13 settings in addition to the 15 pre-set signal timing. Any additional new settings (more than 15) will over-write the first user’s setting, second setting and so on.
  • Page 80 4. Other signal formats may not be displayed correctly. Use AUTO ADJUST to automatically adjust the horizontal position, vertical position, clock, and phase. We recommend you use a signal, which has more than 50% of amplitude of white area at each corner of the picture, when performing Auto Adjustment.
  • Page 81 RGB ON SCREEN DISPLAY 1. Press the INPUTS button, then use the CURSOR PAD and SELECT button on the remote control to display the different features in RGB MODE. 2. Press EXIT on the remote control to quickly exit from a menu. Video Aspect Setup...
  • Page 82 Contrast Video Brightness Color Temperature Enhancer Reset Real Aspect Normal Full WXGA Mode Auto Adjust Horizontal Position Setup Vertical Position Horizontal Clock Clock Phase Reset Input Level Black Side Panel Power Swivel Unlock Lock RGB ON SCREEN DISPLAY Change the contrast between black and white levels in the picture.
  • Page 83: Color Temperature

    RGB ON SCREEN DISPLAY The following adjustments are independent of the TV mode: VIDEO ADJUSTMENTS •Press MENU in RGB mode for on screen display. •Press CURSOR PAD •Press SELECT to select the highlighted item. This feature allows you to adjust the contrast in RGB mode. CONTRAST Video Contrast...
  • Page 84 Enhances the picture detail. ENHANCER Video Contrast 100% Brightness Color Temperature High Enhancer Reset Reset Move Select Set CONTRAST, BRIGHTNESS, COLOR TEMPERATURE, and ENHANCER to factory RESET preset condition. Video Contrast 100% Brightness Color Temperature High Enhancer Reset Reset Move Select Use this function to select the picture format aspect ratio while using RGB input.
  • Page 85: Auto Adjust

    RGB ON SCREEN DISPLAY HORIZONTAL POSITION, VERTICAL POSITION, HORIZONTAL CLOCK and CLOCK PHASE AUTO ADJUST for current RGB format are adjusted automatically. Setup Auto Adjust Adjust Horizontal Position Vertical Position Horizontal Clock Clock Phase Reset Reset 0.7V Input Level Black Side Panel Move Select NOTES: •...
  • Page 86: Horizontal Clock

    Adjusts the pixel clock frequency to reduce the vertical stripe. HORIZONTAL CLOCK Setup Auto Adjust Adjust Horizontal Position Vertical Position Horizontal Clock Clock Phase Reset Reset 0.7V Input Level Black Side Panel Move Select NOTE: Due to varying signal content, you may see vertical or horizontal lines bend occasionally in RGB mode. However, this phenomenon is not a defect.
  • Page 87: Input Level

    RGB ON SCREEN DISPLAY Select the Input Level voltage between 0.7V and 1.0V. INPUT LEVEL Setup Auto Adjust Adjust Horizontal Position Vertical Position Horizontal Clock Clock Phase Reset Reset Input Level 0.7V Black Side Panel Move Select BLACK SIDE The BLACK SIDE PANEL function turns the gray side bars ON/OFF when watching Aspect PANEL in Real and Normal signals in Standard Mode.
  • Page 88 “AA” size batteries. Do not use an old battery with a new battery. Exposing the screen to direct sunlight for a long period of time or heat may cause damage to the LCD screen. CARE OF YOUR HITACHI LCD DISPLAY AND YOUR REMOTE CONTROL...
  • Page 89: Reception Problems

    RECEPTION PROBLEMS NOTE: The TV set can generate sound distortion in external devices such as a radio. Please separate radio equipment from the TV set to a considerable distance. • 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.
  • Page 90: Useful Info

    3. If there is still no power, unplug the power cord from the wall. Wait 30 seconds and plug the power cord back in. Press the power switch again. This protective technology should provide for years of lasting entertainment from your HITACHI Liquid Crystal Display. Picture blurred...
  • Page 91: Plug And Play

    PLUG and PLAY This LCD Television complies with VESA DDC2B specifications, Plug & Play is a system with computer, peripherals (including monitors) and operating system. It works when the monitor is connected to a DDC ready computer that is running an operating system software that is capable for the plug & play. When a Plug and Play PC is powered on, it sends a command to the Monitor requesting identification.
  • Page 92: Agency Regulatory Information

    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 warranty. Cables Connections to this device must be made with shielded cables with metallic RFI/EMI connector hoods to maintain compliance with FCC Rules and Regulations.
  • Page 93: Specifications

    Please access www.hitachi.com/tv for detailed specifications and dimensions for custom installations. UltraVision Digital is a registered trademark of Hitachi Home Electronics (America), Inc. HDMI, the HDMI logo and High-Definition Multimedia Interface are trademarks or registered trademarks of HDMI Licensing LLC.
  • Page 94 Home Electronics Division 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. Each facility will provide you with convenient and expedient assistance.
  • Page 95 USEFUL INFO Hitachi Canada, LTD. Digital Media Division Should you have any questions regarding warranty, service, operation, or technical assistance, please contact: Look for your French Manual on the outside of the box. If the manual is missing, call for a copy.
  • Page 96 Accessories, ....... . .4 Antennas (Connecting), ......8 Antenna Setup .
  • Page 97: End User License Agreement For Hitachi Dtv Software

    1. LICENSE GRANT. Subject to all of the terms, conditions and restrictions of this License Agreement, HAL-HED grants to you a limited, revocable, non-exclusive right to use one copy of the Software only on one Hitachi labeled DTV owned by you.
  • Page 98 END USER LICENSE AGREEMENT FOR HITACHI DTV SOFTWARE 7. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY. IN NO EVENT SHALL HAL-HED OR ANY OF ITS PARENT OR AFFILIATE COMPANIES BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANY THIRD PARTY FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS OR SERVICES;...
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