HITACHI

IMPORTANT 
- 1 - 
HITACHI 
PROJECTION COLOR TV 
50GX49B  
OPERATING GUIDE 
TABLE OF CONTENTS 
IMPORTANT ........................................................................................................................................................... 2
 
SAFETY TIPS.......................................................................................................................................................... 3
 
PICTURE CAUTIONS ............................................................................................................................................. 7
 
ACCESSORIES....................................................................................................................................................... 8
 
REMOTE CONTROL BATTERY INSTALLATION AND REPLACEMENT ............................................................. 8
 
HOW TO SET UP YOUR NEW HITACHI PROJECTION TV ................................................................................. 8
 
HOOK-UP CABLES AND CONNECTORS ............................................................................................................. 9
 
FRONT PANEL CONTROLS ................................................................................................................................ 10
 
FIRST TIME USE .................................................................................................................................................. 12
 
REAR SPEAKER TERMINAL CONNECTIONS ................................................................................................... 14
 
TIPS ON REAR PANEL CONNECTIONS .......................................................................................................................14
 
EXTERNAL CONNECTIONS ................................................................................................................................ 15
 
CONNECTING EXTERNAL VIDEO SOURCES ................................................................................................... 15
 
CONNECTING A STEREO VCR OR STEREO LASERDISC PLAYER ........................................................................16
 
CONNECTING A STEREO LASERDISC PLAYER OR DVD PLAYER TO INPUT 2. ................................................17
 
AUDIO SYSTEM SET-UP ..................................................................................................................................... 18
 
THE GENIUS REMOTE CONTROL (CLU-435UI) ................................................................................................ 19
 
HOW TO USE THE GENIUS REMOTE TO CONTROL YOUR TV ...................................................................... 20
 
PICTURE-IN-PICTURE (PIP)................................................................................................................................ 23
 
USING THE REMOTE TO CONTROL VCR FUNCTIONS ................................................................................... 26
 
USING THE REMOTE TO CONTROL CABLE BOX/SATELLITE FUNCTIONS .................................................. 27
 
CABLE/SATELLITE AND VCR CODES................................................................................................................ 29
 
CABLE BRAND
 
  CODES.............................................................................................................................................29
 
VCR BRAND
 
  CODES..................................................................................................................................................30
 
SATELLITE BRAND
 
  CODES.....................................................................................................................................32
 
ULTRATEC OSD................................................................................................................................................... 32
 
SET UP.................................................................................................................................................................. 34
 
MENU LANGUAGE..........................................................................................................................................................34
 
PLUG & PLAY...................................................................................................................................................................34
 
SIGNAL SOURCE .............................................................................................................................................................35
 
AUTO CHANNEL SET .....................................................................................................................................................36
 
CHANNEL MEMORY.......................................................................................................................................................37
 
CHANNEL LIST ................................................................................................................................................................38
 
CLOCK SET .......................................................................................................................................................................39
 
DIGITAL ARRAY .............................................................................................................................................................39
 
CUSTOM ............................................................................................................................................................... 40
 
CHANNEL ID ....................................................................................................................................................................40
 
VIDEO ID...........................................................................................................................................................................41
 
FAMILY FAVORITES (MENU) .......................................................................................................................................42
 
FAMILY FAVORITES (OPERATION) ............................................................................................................................43
 
PARENTAL CONTROL ....................................................................................................................................................44
 
4 EVENT PROG.................................................................................................................................................................45
 
AUTO LINK .......................................................................................................................................................................46
 
CLOSED CAPTION...........................................................................................................................................................46
 
MENU BACKGROUND....................................................................................................................................................47
 
FIRST TIME TOUR ...........................................................................................................................................................47