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Hitachi L32BD304 Owner's Manual

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  • Page 1 L32BD304 LCD HDTV with Built-in BD Player 1-800-289-0981 ®...
  • Page 2 Auto Shut Off feature. This Hitachi LCD TV/Blu-ray Combo is in part operated by the Linux OS. The Linux OS contains software that complies with GPL/ LGPL. In order to obtain additional information and the source code please visit ORION’s website at
  • Page 3: Important Safety Instructions

    Read these instructions. Keep these instructions. Heed all warnings. Follow all instructions. Do not use this apparatus near water. Clean only with dry cloth. Do not block any ventilation openings. Install in accordance with the manufacturer’s instructions. Do not install near any heat sources such as radiators, heat registers, stoves, or other apparatus (including amplifiers) that produce heat.
  • Page 4: Declaration Of Conformity

    LCD television and call your authorized dealer or service center. Adjust only those controls that are covered in the instructions, as improper changes or modifications not expressly approved by Hitachi could void the user’s warranty. Declaration of Conformity This device compiles with part 15 of the FCC Rules.
  • Page 5: Child Safety Notice

  • Page 6: Safety Precautions

    If the unit is to be mounted on a cabinet smaller than length of the unit, it could result in an unstable location and the unit may tumble over, making a risk of personal, possibly fatal injury. Also, this would damage the product seriously. Accordingly, Hitachi accepts no responsibility or liability for any injuries or property damage resulting from the improper installation.
  • Page 7: Disc

    Playable discs Disc type and logo mark Blu-ray Video DVD Video CD-DA The following discs are also available. • DVD-R/RW discs of DVD Video format. • CD-R/RW discs of MP3/WMA/JPEG. Region codes Blu-ray Discs and DVDs have region codes to help prevent illegal distribution of discs. If the disc’s region code does not match the unit’s region code, the disc will not play.
  • Page 8: Features

    Features LCD color TV With BD/DVD/CD player Unique space saving design combines a 32” class LCD color TV and a BD/DVD/CD player. A BD has much more capacity, but is the same size as a DVD. The Picture/Audio quality of a BD is very good. The audio quality is higher than an audio CD.
  • Page 9: Table Of Contents

    Before using your unit IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS ...3 CHILD SAFETY NOTICE ...5 SAFETY PRECAUTIONS ...6 IMPORTANT NOTICE ...6 Disc...7 Features ...8 Contents ...9 How to attach the stand ...10 Location of controls ...11 Remote control ...12 Power source ...13 Antenna connections ...14 Cable TV connections ...15 TV operation Starting setup ...16...
  • Page 10: How To Attach The Stand

    How to attach the stand Installing the stand Tips • Unplug the AC cord from the AC INPUT jack. • Before beginning this process, make sure that you lay the unit on a clean, safe, and cushioned surface to avoid any damage to the unit.
  • Page 11: Location Of Controls

    Front POWER indicator Red : Standby Blue : On Rear AC INPUT jack HDMI 2 IN jack HDMI 1/DVI IN jack PC/DVI AUDIO IN jack AUDIO (L (MONO)/R) jacks (for COMPONENT IN and LINE2 VIDEO IN) Left Side DISC slot Remote sensor To display the menu screen.
  • Page 12: Remote Control

    Remote control Power On/Off POWER DISPLAY/– Display TV information Display DVD information Input “–” for digital channels TV/BD Switch between TV/AV and Blu-ray EJECT Eject a disc Direct channel selection of TV Input setting Enter a password INPUT Display source selection menu MUTE Switch off the sound Select channel of TV...
  • Page 13: Power Source

    Remote control Inserting Batteries Open the battery compartment cover in the direction of the arrow. Operation • Aim the remote control at the remote sensor and press control buttons to operate. • Operate the remote control within a 30° angle on either side of the remote sensor, up to a distance of approximately 15 feet.
  • Page 14: Antenna Connections

    Please review this Operating Guide for further information regarding such connections. Hitachi supports the DTV transition and as a member of the DTV Transition Coalition urges consumers to visit these web sites for interactive guides and further detailed information: •...
  • Page 15: Cable Tv Connections

    This TV has an extended tuning range and can tune most cable channels without using a Cable TV Converter box. Some cable companies offer “premium pay channels” where the signal is scrambled. Descrambling these signals for normal viewing requires the use of a descrambler device which is generally provided by the Cable TV company. For subscribers to basic Cable TV service Antenna Jack...
  • Page 16: Tv Operation

    Starting setup The Starting Setup menu appears the first time you turn on the TV. It will assist you to specify the Air/Cable setting and program your channels automatically. IMPORTANT: Make sure that the antenna or cable TV system connection is made! To turn on the TV, press POWER (POWER indicator on the front of the unit changes blue.
  • Page 17: Quick Guide For Menu Operation

    DISPLAY Press DISPLAY to display the current information on the screen. When the TV receives a digital signal, the digital information will appear. 62-1 HDTV Moving Picture1 Sleep Timer CH-1 Digital English No Program Information is available Full 1080i • Channel number •...
  • Page 18: Convenience Functions

    Convenience functions You can change the default settings to your preferred settings. Icon Selected Items Video Picture Brightness / Contrast Setting / Sharpness / Color / Tint Color Temperature Backlight * Picture Mode Dynamic Standard Movie Custom DBC * On/Off Aspect Auto Movie On/Off...
  • Page 19: Memorizing Channels

    Memorizing channels This TV is equipped with a channel memory feature which allows channels to skip up or down to the next channel set into memory, skipping over unwanted channels. Before selecting channels, they must be programmed into the TV’s memory.
  • Page 20: Checking The Digital-Signal Strength

    Checking the digital-signal strength This TV will allow you to view the digital signal meter for digital channels. Select “Channel”, then press ▶ or ENTER. Press ▲ or ▼ to select “Signal Meter”. Press ▶ or ENTER to check the Digital-Signal strength. The Digital-Signal strength screen will appear.
  • Page 21 To set the Parental Control Select “Locks” menu, then press ▶ or ENTER. Use Number buttons (0-9) to enter your password, then press ENTER. Then Locks menu will appear. Press ▲ or ▼ to select “Parental Control”, then press ◀ or ▶ to select “On”...
  • Page 22: Closed Caption

    Closed Caption WHAT IS CLOSED CAPTIONING? This television has the capability to decode and display Closed Captioned television programs. Closed Captioning will display text on the screen for hearing impaired viewers. Captions: This Closed Caption Mode will display text on the screen in English or another language if program supports other languages.
  • Page 23: Using The Blu-Ray Disc Player

    NOTE: • Selectable picture format aspect ratios may vary depending on the input source or broadcast signal. • Picture Size menu also can be displayed by pressing ASPECT on the remote control. Natural In some cases, this image will display the size of standard 4:3 with a black side bar.
  • Page 24: Status Display Of Disc

    Still Playback Press PAUSE 4 during normal playback to pause playback. • To resume normal playback, press PLAY 1. Frame Advance Press STEP during playback. Each time you press STEP, one frame is advanced. • To resume normal playback, press PLAY 1. Slow Forward Playback Press SLOW n during playback.
  • Page 25: Locating Desired Scene

    Locating desired scene Press JUMP one or more times to select: The popup menu will appear. • Title: first button press • Chapter: second button press • Time: third button press Time to Total time Jump to of current title Press the number buttons to enter the title number, chapter number, or amount of elapsed time, then press ENTER.
  • Page 26: Mp3/Wma/Jpeg And Audio Cd Playback

    MP3/WMA/JPEG and Audio CD playback This player can play back MP3/WMA/JPEG-data which has been recorded on CD-R or CD-RW. To produce MP3/WMA/ JPEG-data, you need a Windows-PC with CD-ROM drive and MP3/WMA/JPEG-encoding software (not supplied). The Apple-HFS-System cannot be played. MP3/WMA/JPEG CD information Limitations on MP3/WMA/JPEG CD playback •...
  • Page 27: Viewing Jpeg Files

    Viewing JPEG files To view JPEG files: Insert a disc or USB drive that contains the JPEG file(s). Press C or D to select “Pictures”, then press A or ENTER. The Picture browser will appear. Press C, D , B or A to select the file you want to view, then press ENTER.
  • Page 28: Quick Guide For Setup Menu Operation

    Quick guide for Setup Menu operation Press POWER on the unit or on the remote. Press TV/BD to select Blu-ray mode. The main menu will appear. Press C or D to select “Settings”, then press ENTER. The Setup Menu will appear. Language Parental Settings...
  • Page 29: Setup Menu Options

    Icon Option Description BD-Live Internet Sets the Internet access level. Access BD-Live Storage Selects a USB drive to store BD-Live content. Erase Blu-ray Clears the non-volatile storage (application data area) on a Blu-ray Disc. The application data area is the Storage space on a Blu-ray Disc that stores information such as the subtitle language selection.
  • Page 30: Setting Disc Parental Controls

    Setting disc parental controls Some discs are specified as not suitable for children. Such discs can be limited not to playback with the unit. To set parental controls: Press TV/BD to select Blu-ray mode. Press C or D to select “Settings”, then press A or ENTER. Press C or D to select “Parental”, then press A or ENTER.
  • Page 31: Connecting To The Network

    To access network service or upgrade the current firmware, you must make one of the following connections. By connecting the unit to a network, you have access to services such as software updates, BD-Live content, and streaming services such as Pandora, etc. We recommend you use an AP or router for the network. Cable network Connect the BD player’s Ethernet port to the corresponding port on your modem or router using a LAN cable.
  • Page 32: Connections To Other Equipment

    Connections to other equipment The exact arrangement you use to interconnect various video and audio components to this unit is dependent on the model and features of each component. Check the Owner’s Manual provided with each component for the location of video and audio inputs and outputs. To connect the LCD TV/BD to a VCR Rear of the unit To LINE 2 VIDEO/...
  • Page 33 Connections to other equipment To connect a HDMI or a DVI device to the unit The HDMI 1 input receives digital audio and uncompressed video from a HDMI device or uncompressed digital video from a DVI device. When you connect to a DVI device with a HDMI-to-DVI adapter cable, it transfers only video signal. Separate analog audio cables are required.
  • Page 34 Connections to other equipment To connect an audio system This connection allows you to use an audio amplifier and external speakers, and adjust the audio level using the TV’s remote control. To control the audio, turn on the TV and the stereo amplifier, and turn off the TV’s built-in speakers (see page 18). Rear of the TV To VAR (VARIABLE) AUDIO OUT...
  • Page 35: Reception Disturbances

    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 36: Problems And Troubleshooting

    Problems and troubleshooting Use the following check list for troubleshooting when you have problems with your TV/BD. Consult your local dealer or service outlet if problems persist. Be sure all connections are properly made when using with other units. SYMPTOMS POWER TV/BD does not operate.
  • Page 37 Problems and troubleshooting SYMPTOMS When a letter string is displayed in full- • Check “Auto Adjust”. screen, all of the characters on the screen • If the condition is not improved with “Auto Adjust”, check “Phase” until you get the clearest image. are blurred.
  • Page 38: Specifications

    Clamp Screw Stand Stand Screw x 4 • Designs and specifications are subject to change without notice. • For information on our other products, please visit our website at 2-13 14-69 14-36 (A)-(W) 37-59 (AA)-(WW) 60-85 (AAA)-(ZZZ) 86-94 (86)-(94)
  • Page 39: Limited Warranty

    ORION warrants this product to be free from manufacturing defects in material and workmanship under normal use and conditions for a period of 1 year from date of original purchase in the United States. Should service be necessary under this warranty for any reason due to a manufacturing defect or malfunction during the first 12 months from date of original purchase, ORION will provide carry-in service only by an ORION authorized Independent Service Center at no charge.