Hitachi HXT12U 42 In Full HD1080p FVHD LED TV + Smart Apps.

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Hitachi  HXT12U 42 In Full HD1080p FVHD LED TV + Smart Apps.
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This Hitachi 42 Inch TV with Smart apps boasts Full High Definition 1080p picture quality on a contemporary and sleek design. This TV offers you a range of fantastic online content to keep you and your family entertained. Enjoy even more of your favourite programmes with integrated Freeview HD, allowing you to view over 50 subscription free channels in stunning Full HD.

Top 5 Smart Apps include: BBC iPlayer, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Flickr.

Television picture quality:

  • Smart TV.
  • Screen size: 42 inches
  • Resolution 1920 x 1080 pixels.
  • Motion rate 50Hz.
  • Response time 15 milliseconds.
  • Viewing angle 178/178 degrees.

Connectivity:

  • 1 SCART socket, 2 USB ports and 2 HDMI sockets.
  • PC input socket.
  • Composite.
  • Headphone socket.
  • AV socket.
  • Requires Wi-Fi dongle (sold separately).
  • Ethernet connection.
  • DLNA compatibility.
  • Suitable for wall mounting 200 x 200 bracket.

Sound quality:

  • NICAM sound system.
  • 2 x 8 watts RMS power output.

Digital features:

  • Freeview HD digital tuner.
  • 7 day electronic programme guide (EPG).
  • CI+ slot.

Additional features:

  • Sleep timer.
  • Child lock.
  • Size of TV H57, W97, D10cm.
  • Weight of TV 11kg (unpackaged).
  • Size of TV with stand: H61, W97, D22cm.
  • Weight of TV with stand: 11kg.

Energy efficiency information:

  • Energy efficiency rating: A.
  • On mode power consumption 69 watts.
  • Annual power consumption 100kWh.
  • Standby power consumption 0.5 watt.

EAN: 1474680

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* Please note item 1474680 has previously been on sale at 249.99.

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Customer reviews and ratings

Hitachi HXT12U 42 In Full HD1080p FVHD LED TV + Smart Apps. 4.4 5 386 399
smart tv really good value tv.Easy to set up 15 October 2014
Good telly Needed a bigger telly (Rugby World Cup's coming up!) with a Freeview HD tuner. Good telly at a keen price and easy to reserve and pickup from a local store But I haven't found how to switch it off yet...... 30 September 2014
Hittachi hxt12u great price and service from Argos easy connectivity and set up smart apps really good i player particularly good 30 September 2014
Hitachi This TV is pretty good, although some of the functionality leaves a bit to be desired. You cant watch a program and scroll through whats on next, without completely closing the screen, and not all features are available on internet settings. Sound is okay quality but tends to vibrate at higher levels. Great picture though and pretty fast response rate. 29 September 2014
great for the price Bought this tv in the sale as my original tv was irreparable, sound is good as is the picture, my main issue is connecting to the internet or streaming film/pictures through the WiFi dongle(sold Separately) it often disconnects and on times the tv is not findable when searching for it through your phone/tablet. The hdmi and other outlets to rear of tv are quite snug against my wall when connected didn't have this with my last tv(Bush) as the connectors were deeper into the casing. 21 September 2014
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Does this TV work with freesat?

5 months, 1 week ago
I have a TV with built in freesat in one room (with satellite dish) but would like to put this TV in another room how will this work?
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Location: Wales
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5 months ago
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Hi,

for the Hitachi HXT12U 42 In Full HD 1080p FVHD LED TV + Smart Apps to work with Freesat you will have to be an external Freesat receiver.
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5 months, 1 week ago
I'm looking to purchase this television but would like to be in control of if and when my children access the apps and internet (such as facebook etc) is it possible to have a code or a password to access these options?
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Location: Hampshire, UK
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5 months, 1 week ago
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Hello,
I have looked into this for you and This TV does not have parental controls
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5 months, 1 week ago
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You need a 3.5mm audio cable http://www.argos.co.uk/static/Product/partNumber/1085031.htm

Like that one
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Sharing media

5 months, 1 week ago
Hi, I am yet to buy the wireless dongle.

I would like to know if I can connect a USB drive to this TV and then share the drive on the network to view/add/delete the content from a laptop on the same network?

If this is not possible, can you browse network shares from the TV?
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Location: Tyne and Wear, UK
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5 months, 1 week ago
Answer: 
Hi,

you can view media over your network if it is DNLA certified, for more details on this please see page 21 of the instruction manual supplied with the Hitachi HXT12U 42 In Full HD 1080p FVHD LED TV + Smart Apps.
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5 months, 1 week ago
42 inch Hitachi smart tv
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5 months, 1 week ago
Answer: 
Thank you for your question,
I have looked into this for you and i Can confirm that you can connect the television with the Ethernet connection to your home wifi with an ethernet cable
I hope this helps
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Charlie
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BT Vision

5 months, 1 week ago
I assume that this tv will work with BT Vision
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5 months, 1 week ago
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Hi,

the Hitachi HXT12U 42 In Full HD 1080p FVHD LED TV + Smart Apps will work with BT Vision.
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Connect Laptop to TV

5 months, 1 week ago
I'm looking to play movies through my Laptop and display them on the TV. Can this be done here either via a wireless dongle or directly connected (an HDMI cable etc) ?
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Location: Birmingham
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5 months, 1 week ago
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Thank you for your question,
I can confirm that you can connect your laptop to this TV via a HDMI cable
I hope this helps
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Charlie
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5 months, 1 week ago
I can see that on the picture there is a number of apps available. Am I able to download more apps e.g. the E4 catch up app
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5 months, 1 week ago
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Hi, this TV does not allow any downloads, very annoying as this is why I brought it!
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Location: Midlands
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can this tv use in world wide.

5 months, 2 weeks ago
can any type of hitachi in argos stores is made for world wide use?
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5 months, 2 weeks ago
Answer: 
Thank you for your question.

The Hitachi HXT12U 42 In Full HD 1080p FVHD LED TV + Smart Apps has not been tested outside of the UK. There should not be a problem when using this device abroad as long as you have the correct adapter/conversion plug.

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Does this tv record

5 months, 2 weeks ago
Am I able to record from the free view planner
Thanks
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4 months, 3 weeks ago
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No mention in the manual about it, but I plugged in an 8Gb USB stick this evening, and now looking at it on my pc, it seems to have created a DVR directory (with other structure underneath). So maybe it now can record, or they are planning something in the near future.
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no get a smart tv
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