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IMPORTANT SAFEGUARDS 
 
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HITACHI 
SOLID STATE COLOR TV 
27CX0B 
OPERATING GUIDE 
Your new HITACHI COLOR TV incorporates a host of features designed to give you 
excellent performance if you follow the instructions in this manual. We recommend that 
you read the following instructions and "IMPORTANT SAFEGUARDS" notice before 
turning on your TV set for the first time. 
This television receiver will display television closed captioning (
 or 
) in 
accordance with paragraph 15.119 of the FCC rules. 
TABLE OF CONTENTS 
IMPORTANT SAFEGUARDS .................................................................................................................. 2 
BEFORE OPERATING YOUR TV SET ................................................................................................. 10 
ANTENNA CONNECTIONS
............................................................................................................. 10 
LOCATION OF CONTROLS .................................................................................................................. 12 
HOW TO SELECT CHANNELS ............................................................................................................. 12 
PICTURE CAUTIONS ............................................................................................................................. 13 
THE GENIUS REMOTE CONTROL (CLU-681GR).............................................................................. 13 
HOW TO USE THE REMOTE TO CONTROL YOUR T.V. ................................................................. 14 
-SET UP- FUNCTIONS............................................................................................................................ 17 
-PICTURE- FUNCTIONS ........................................................................................................................ 24 
-SOUND- FUNCTIONS ........................................................................................................................... 25 
USING THE GENIUS REMOTE TO CONTROL VCR FUNCTIONS .................................................. 27 
USING THE GENIUS REMOTE TO CONTROL CABLE BOX FUNCTIONS.................................... 28 
TABLE 1. VCR Precoded remote controls
..................................................................................... 29 
TABLE 2. Cable Box Precoded remote controls
........................................................................... 30 
EXTERNAL CONNECTIONS................................................................................................................. 30 
CONNECTING EXTERNAL AUDIO AMPLIFIER
.......................................................................... 30 
CONNECTING EXTERNAL VIDEO SOURCES .................................................................................. 31 
CONNECTING MONAURAL AUDIO VCR or VIDEO DISC PLAYER
....................................... 31 
CONNECTING STEREO VCR or STEREO VIDEO DISC PLAYER
......................................... 32 
ACCESSORIES PART NUMBERS......................................................................................................... 33 
TROUBLESHOOTING ............................................................................................................................ 34 
RECEPTION PROBLEMS (EXTERNAL TO THE TV)
................................................................. 34 
CHECK HERE BEFORE CALLING FOR SERVICE
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SPECIFICATIONS ................................................................................................................................... 36 
HITACHI SERVICE HOTLINE .............................................................................................................. 38