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: 42in (106cm).
  • 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 5 369 382
Tv this tv is so easey to set up even the internet,just get the menu up and it dos the rest. 26 August 2014
Great Value TV Really impressed with this television, great value for money and very easy to set up. 26 August 2014
tv for training Bought tv. For training purposes connectivity and ease of set up was. Perfect and simple quality buy 26 August 2014
Great smart TV. This Tv is amazing well worth the great price fantastic quality would recommend absolutely TY. 26 August 2014
hitachi 42 inch hd tv + smart apps. This tv is the best one i have bought to date. Easy set up, fantastic picture quality. I purchased this tv not only on the price, but also from reviews on argos website. If anyone is looking for a hd led tv, look no further. 26 August 2014
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6 months ago
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6 months ago
Answer: 
Hi MStl,
Unfortunately this model does not have an optical output so you will not be able to to connect the soundbar through that connection. If your soundbar can accept a 3.5mm headphone input you can connect it to the headphone output from the TV.
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6 months ago
Answer: 
Thank you for your question,

I can confirm that the Hitachi HXT12U 42 In Full HD 1080p FVHD LED TV + Smart Apps does not become a touchscreen when connected to the internet.

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6 months ago
I'm looking at buying the Sony Soundbar (Item No: 912/4712). Will this work with this TV?
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5 months, 3 weeks ago
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Yes this TV will work with the Sony Soundbar,

All Soundbars have an Aux input and will work with any TV that has a sound output connection
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Exactly what video formats does this support?

6 months ago
Does it support MKV,MP4? In other words HD format, as AVI etc is pretty pointless

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6 months ago
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Hi Dave,
To check the full list of supported video formats please check page 28 of the IB which is available in the additional images on the product page.
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6 months ago
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Hi, thank you for your question.

Having looked into your query, I can confirm that the Hitachi HXT12U 42 In Full HD 1080p FVHD LED TV + Smart Apps does indeed support .mkv and .mp4 files.

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7 months ago
i have the 3 mobile wireless hub huawei which is on pay monthly, will it work?
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6 months ago
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I think you have to buy the recommended dongle. I tried a couple of third party ones I have and they didn't work. I am connected to my router by cable anyway.
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USB media format support

7 months ago
What video formats are playable from a USB memory stick plugged into the TV's USB?
Such as DivX and XviD?
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6 months ago
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Hi, thank you for your question.

I have looked at the instructional manual for you and can confirm the USB files supported on the Hitachi HXT12U 42 In Full HD 1080p FVHD LED TV + Smart Apps can be found on page 28 of the manual http://bit.ly/MnFHt7.

If this link does not work for you, please visit www.hitachidigitalmedia.com and use the model number 42HXT12U.

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6 months ago
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Hi, thank you for your question.

I have looked at the instructional manual for you and can confirm the USB files supported on the Hitachi HXT12U 42 In Full HD 1080p FVHD LED TV + Smart Apps can be found on page 28 of the manual http://bit.ly/MnFHt7.

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7 months ago
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6 months ago
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yes through either scart or hdmi easy to use menu .
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7 months ago
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Hi Grant,
This model does not support Adobe Flash.
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7 months ago
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Hi Robert,
Yes you can connect your xbox 360 to this model using the VGA input on the TV which you will be able to connect to the component output on the xbox (you may need to purchase a component to VGA cable).
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5 months, 3 weeks ago
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Much easier is to use DLNA!

If your Laptop (or other device) supports DLNA, you can use this protocol with this TV. NOte, TV has to be connected to your local network (via Wifi or EthernetCable)
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7 months ago
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Hi Sandy,
You can connect your laptop to the TV by the HDMI connection or if your laptop doesn't have an HDMI output you can connect it to the TV by the VGA connection for the video output and the side AV connection for audio (this is covered in the IB).
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