COLOR TV AND DVD PLAYER
IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS
FIRST TIME USE
THE REMOTE CONTROL
USEFUL INFORMATION INDEX
As an ENERGY STAR® Partner, Hitachi, Ltd. has determined that this
product meets the ENERGY STAR® guidelines for energy efficiency.
SAFETY POINTS YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT YOUR HITACHI TELEVISION
Our reputation has been built on the quality, performance, and ease of service of HITACHI televisions.
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 television.
Please fill out your warranty card and mail it to HITACHI. This will enable HITACHI to notify you promptly in the improb-
able event that a safety problem should be discovered in your product model.
Follow all warnings and instructions marked on this television.
RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK
DO NOT OPEN
CAUTION: TO REDUCE THE RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK,
DO NOT REMOVE COVER (OR BACK).
NO USER SERVICEABLE PARTS INSIDE.
REFER SERVICING TO QUALIFIED SERVICE PERSONNEL.
The lightning flash with arrowhead symbol, within an equilateral tri-
angle, is intended to alert the user to the presence of uninsulated
"dangerous voltage" within the product's enclosure that may be of a
sufficient magnitude to constitute a risk of electric shock to persons.
The exclamation point within an equilateral triangle, is intended to
alert the user to the presence of important operating and mainte-
nance (servicing) instructions in the literature accompanying the
TO PREVENT FIRE OR SHOCK HAZARD, DO NOT EXPOSE THIS
TELEVISION TO RAIN OR MOISTURE.
· THE TELEVISION SHOULD NOT BE EXPOSED TO DRIPPING OR
SPLASHING AND NO OBJECTS FILLED WITH LIQUIDS, SUCH AS VASES,
SHOULD BE PLACED ON THE TELEVISION.
· There are no user serviceable parts inside the television.
· Model and serial numbers are indicated on back side of the television.
THIS TELEVISION IS DESIGNED TO OPERATE ON 120 VOLTS 60Hz, AC CURRENT. INSERT THE
POWER CORD INTO A 120 VOLT 60Hz OUTLET.
TO PREVENT ELECTRIC SHOCK, DO NOT USE THE TELEVISION'S (POLARIZED) PLUG WITH AN
EXTENSION CORD, RECEPTACLE, OR OTHER OUTLET UNLESS THE BLADES AND GROUND TERMI-
NAL CAN BE FULLY INSERTED TO PREVENT BLADE EXPOSURE.
NEVER CONNECT THE TELEVISION TO 50Hz, DIRECT CURRENT, OR ANYTHING OTHER THAN THE
CAUTION: Adjust only those controls that are covered in the instructions, as improper changes or modifications not express-
ly approved by HITACHI could void the user's authority to operate the television.
The FCC requires the user to be notified that any changes or modifications made to this device that
are not expressly approved by Hitachi America, Ltd. Home Electronics Division may void the user's
authority to operate the equipment.
CAUTION: Never remove the back cover of the television as this can expose you to very high voltages and other haz-
ards. If the television does not operate properly, unplug the television and call your authorized dealer or
This television receiver will display television closed captioning, (
), in accordance with
paragraph 15.119 of the FCC rules.
This television has a built-in DVD player that employs a laser. Only a qualified service person should attempt to
service this device, due to possible eye injury.
CAUTION: · Do not stare into laser beam.
· Use of controls or adjustments or performance of procedures other than those specified herein may result in
exposure to hazardous visible and invisible laser radiation.
LOCATION: Inside the deck mechanism.
Read before operating equipment
Follow all warnings and instructions marked on this television.
1. Read these instructions.
2. Keep these instructions.
3. Heed all warnings.
4. Follow all instructions.
5. Do not use this apparatus near water.
6. Clean only with a dry cloth.
7. Do not block any ventilation openings. Install in accor-
dance with the manufacturer's instructions.
8. Do not install near any heat sources such as radiators,
heat registers, stoves, or other apparatus (including ampli-
fiers) that produce heat.
9. Do not defeat the safety purpose of the polarized or
grounding-type plug. A polarized plug has two blades with
one wider than the other. A grounding type plug has two
blades and a third grounding prong. The wide blade or the
third prong are provided for your safety. If the provided
plug does not fit into your outlet, consult an electrician for
replacement of the obsolete outlet.
10. Protect the power cord from being walked on or pinched
particularly at plugs, convenience receptacles, and the
point where they exit from the apparatus.
11. Only use the attachments/accessories specified by the
Use only with the cart, stand, tripod,
bracket, or table specified by the manu-
facturer, or sold with the apparatus.
When a cart is used, use caution when
moving the cart/apparatus combination to
avoid injury from tip-over.
13. Unplug this apparatus during lightning storms or when
unused for long periods of time.
14. Refer all servicing to qualified service personnel.
Servicing is required when the apparatus has been dam-
aged in any way, such as power-supply cord or plug is
damaged, liquid has been spilled or objects have fallen
into apparatus, the apparatus has been exposed to rain or
moisture, does not operate normally, or has been dropped.
15. Televisions are designed to comply with the recommend-
ed safety standards for tilt and stability.
Do not apply excessive pulling force to the front, or top, of
the cabinet which could cause the product to overturn
resulting in product damage and/or personal injury.
16. Follow instructions for wall, shelf or ceiling mounting as
recommended by the manufacturer.
17. An outdoor antenna should not be located in the vicinity of
overhead power lines or other electrical circuits.
18. If an outside antenna is connected to the receiver be sure
the antenna system is grounded so as to provide some
protection against voltage surges and built up static
Section 810 of the National Electric Code,
ANSI/NFPA No. 70-1984, provides information with
respect to proper grounding for the mast and supporting
structure, grounding of the lead-in wire to an antenna dis-
charge unit, size of grounding connectors, location of
antenna-discharge unit, connection to grounding elec-
trodes and requirements for the grounding electrode.
Note to the CATV system installer: This reminder is pro-
vided to call the CATV system installer's attention to Article
820-40 of the NEC that provides guidelines for proper
grounding and, in particular, specifies that the cable
ground shall be connected to the grounding system of the
building, as close to the point of cable entry as practical.
(NEC SECTION 810-20)
(NEC SECTION 810-21)
POWER SERVICE GROUNDING
(NEC ART 250 PART H)
NEC NATIONAL ELECTRICAL CODE
Do not place any objects on the top of the televi-
sion which may fall or cause a child to climb to
retrieve the objects.
Disposal of this product may require specific
instructions pertaining to your resident state. For
disposal or recycling information, please contact
your local authorities or the Electronic Industries
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.
Unauthorized copying, broadcasting, public performance and lending of discs are prohibited. This product incorporates copy-
right protection technology that is protected by method claims of certain U.S. patents and other intellectual property rights
owned by Macrovision Corporation and other rights owners. Use of this copyright protection technology must be authorized by
Macrovision Corporation, and is intended for home and other limited viewing uses only unless otherwise authorized by Macro-
PREVENTION OF SCREEN BURN
This Wide Screen TV is designed to display wide screen pictures. Images should be viewed mostly in wide screen format or
zoomed to fill the screen with moving pictures. Use of side panels, top and bottom panels of standard picture formats should only
be 15% of your total viewing time to prevent uneven aging of the phosphors. Phosphors in the lighted area of the picture will age
more rapidly than the gray areas. Continuous on-screen displays such as video games, stock market quotations, computer gen-
erated graphics, and other fixed (non-moving) patterns can cause permanent damage to television receivers. Such "SCREEN
BURNS" constitute misuse and are NOT COVERED by your HITACHI Factory Warranty.
1. Remote Control Unit CLU-5727TSI (Part No. HL01827).
2. Two "AA" size, 1.5V batteries (For Remote Control Unit).
REMOTE CONTROL BATTERY INSTALLATION AND REPLACEMENT
1. Open the battery cover of the remote control by pushing the notched part of the cover with your fingers and pulling the
2. Insert two new "AA" size batteries for the remote control. When replacing old batteries, push them towards the springs
and lift them out.
3. Match the batteries to the (+) and (-) marks in the battery compartment.
4. Replace the cover.
Lift up on tab to
remove back cover.
CAUTION: Danger of explosion if battery is incorrectly replaced. Replace with the same or equivalent type.
Check to make sure you have the following accessories before disposing of the packing material.