Hitachi HXT12U 42 In Full HD 1080p FVHD LED TV + Smart Apps.

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Hitachi HXT12U 42 In Full HD 1080p 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 259.99.

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Customer reviews and ratings

Hitachi HXT12U 42 In Full HD 1080p FVHD LED TV + Smart Apps. 4.4 5 324 337
Hitachi HXT12U 42 In Full HD 1080p FVHD LED TV + S Brilliant picture,brilliant price,brilliant product. 29 July 2014
Great TV This is a great TV, love the smart features and easy to set up, we were able to connect to our Tivo box without any trouble. 26 July 2014
42 inch TV Purchased this tv as 42 inch when you take out box looks much smaller. 24 July 2014
short life tv When I bought this hitachi tv I was so happy that I got a bargain but after one month picture gone so I took back to Argos. They said screen damage from insid so its accidental damage & I have to pay for repair. I'm not happy with poor quality product because outside screen got few unnoticeable minor scratches but inside screen got damage some how. I didn't bother to repair & I would prefer to buy some other brand. 24 July 2014
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is this tv compatible with rte

2 months, 1 week ago
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2 months ago
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Hi There,

Thanks you for your question. I have looked into this for you and I can confirm that as the TV is Full HD the TV is compatible with RTE.

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Connection Sky Box

2 months, 1 week ago
Hi, I can not seem to get my new Hitachi HXT12U 42" TV to tune into my sky box when simply connected through the antena. I've tried it with a different TV and it works fine. Any ideas?
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2 months ago
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To tune a sky box in via an ariel cable you must select to tune both digital and analogue signals in the set up procedure as your TV is digital but your sky connection is analogue. But I would recommend buying an HDMI cable to connect your sky to your TV as it will offer you the best picture quality as this TV supports 1080p video/audio.
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Soundbars

2 months, 1 week ago
In other questions regarding soundbars you state that they have to be plugged in via the headphone jack. Surely this unit has an coaxial output which could accommodate a soundbar with coaxial input?
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2 months ago
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Hi,

Yes the Hitachi HXT12U 42 In Full HD 1080p FVHD LED TV + Smart Apps does have a co-axial ouput to connect it to a sound bar.
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2 months, 1 week ago
I would like to know if for the internet part of this TV can I use a wireless connection instead of a dongle or wired connection ?
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2 months ago
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There is no built-in wifi. You have to buy the dongle if you want wireless access, else use the built-in wired connection.
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dongle

2 months, 1 week ago
are all dongles comaptable with this TV? Thanks
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2 months ago
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wifi dongles ? Probably not - when using wifi dongles on linux, for example, you typically have to download specific firmware to match the dongle. The TV is unikely to do that, nor come preloaded with drivers, since they already say only their own one is supported.
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Wall mount

2 months, 1 week ago
Is there a particular model of wall mount compatible with this tv? If so can you provide the model number please?
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2 months, 1 week ago
Answer: 
Hi, thanks for your question.

I can confirm that a wall bracket suggested for use with the Hitachi HXT12U 42 In Full HD 1080p FVHD LED TV + Smart Apps on our website, is the Tilting 42 Inch Superior TV Wall Bracket (catalogue number 181/9355).

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2 months, 1 week ago
If you go away you wouldn't leave your Television on Standby,so how do you switch off.
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2 months, 1 week ago
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i always leave mine plugged in but switch off from the wall point that way there is no need to reset your tv everytime
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Colour of the TV

2 months, 1 week ago
What is the colour of the TV's boarder around the screen and stand?
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2 months, 1 week ago
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Grey
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Mine is black
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Black
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2 months, 1 week ago
Is there a web roaming facility as well as the fixed apps?
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2 months ago
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I do seem to have a web browser on my version. The image on the argos site shows 12 smart apps, whereas I seem to have 17.

Bit tedious trying to drive the web browser with the remote, but I tried plugging in usb mouse and keyboard, and they seemed to work okay. (I use wired connection - wifi dongle would presumably use up one usb slot, and i'm not sure if you can use a usb hub to plug both mouse and keyboard into the other.)
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There is no web roaming facility on the Hitachi HXT12U 42 In Full HD 1080p FVHD LED TV + Smart Apps.
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What are the height and width measurements?

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The height and width of the Hitachi HXT12U 42 In Full HD 1080p FVHD LED TV + Smart Apps is H57, W97cm without the stand and H61cm with the stand.
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