Important Safety Instructions
This plasma television is designed to operate on 120
volts 60 Hz, AC current. Insert the power cord into a
120 volt 60 Hz outlet. The mains plug is used as the
To prevent electric shock, do not use the plasma
television’s (polarized) plug with an extension cord,
receptacle, or other outlet unless the blades and
ground terminal can be fully inserted to prevent blade
Never connect the plasma television to 50 Hz, direct
current, or anything other than the specified voltage.
Never remove the back cover of the
plasma television as this can expose you
to very high voltages and other hazards. If
the television does not operate properly,
unplug the plasma 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
• To reduce the risk of fire or electric shock, do not
expose this apparatus to rain or moisture.
• The plasma television should not be exposed to
dripping or splashing and objects filled with liquids,
such as vases, should not be placed on the
engineering or disassembly is prohibited.
This digital television is capable of receiving analog
basic, digital basic cable television programming by
direct connection to a cable system providing such
programming. Certain advanced and interactive digital
cable services such as video-on-demand, a cable
operator’s enhanced program guide and data-enhanced
television services may require the use of a
For more information call your local cable company.
• There are no user serviceable parts inside the
• Model and serial numbers are indicated on back side
and right side of the plasma television.
Prevention of screen damages
Continuous on-screen displays such as video games,
stock market quotations, computer generated graphics,
and other fixed (non-moving) patterns can be
permanently imprinted onto your TV screen. Such
“SCREEN DAMAGES” constitute misuse and are NOT
COVERED by your HITACHI Factory Warranty.
This product contains lead. Dispose of this product in
accordance with applicable environmental laws. For
product recycling and disposal information, contact your
local government agency or www.eRecycle.org
(in California), the 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.
This product incorporates copyright protection
technology that is protected by U.S. patents and other
intellectual property rights. Use of this copyright
protection technology must be authorized, and is
intended for home and other limited consumer
uses only unless otherwise authorized. Reverse
disconnect device and shall remain readily operable.
• This apparatus shall be connected to a mains
socket outlet with a protective earthing connection.
If still images are left on the screen for more than 2.5
minutes, protection function will work automatically so that
contrast reduces to minimize image retention on plasma
Please note that this is not a malfunction but it helps to
minimize image retention.
The original contrast will restore after moving images are
displayed for about 6 minutes. Original contrast can be
restored quickly by turning power Off/On with remote
control or power switch on unit.