Question about Televison & Video
Hi,i am giving an old age pensioner an old hitachi t.v, model c1409r,problem is i no longer have the user manual,and can only pick up 2 station's,and can not remember what to do to tune it in,can not get on screen menu to set it up for her,(seem to remember some problems myself),hope you can help as she is bed ridden and would welcome the set so she can watch her t.v in the bedroom,on the rear of the set the markings are,serial number u3f043518, model c1409,and at the bottom 2 set's of numbers,c1409r-311 and x847591,any help would be most welcome,
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Pioneer have factory set your DEH-P690UB to 0.2Mhz steps to match the American FM frequency allocations. The fix is not casual as it requires complete disassembly of the head unit and repositioning of two surface mount resistors. This will void any warrantee and unless you're good at microscopic soldering could also ruin the set. I did however void my 2 year warrantee yesterday partly out of frustration and because I have the right SMT tools at work. Now my tuner CPU thinks it's in the Austrailian/Asian model DEH-P7950UB and is also compatible with UK stations. A previously hidden menu is also available where I can set either 0.1 or 0.05Mhz stepping for FM and 9 or 10KHz for AM BSM scanning. The rotary control now steps in 0.05's instead of odd 0.2's on FM Hope this helps.
Posted on Sep 21, 2007
SOURCE: My Hitachi 43UWX10B television
Needs Convergence IC
Posted on Dec 05, 2007
SOURCE: Help with Hitachi C2114T-311
Posted on Jan 27, 2008
I returned my original TV/DVD to the suppliers who then sent me a new one.
I experienced exactly the same tuning problem with the new TV.
The only way I could tune it, was by using the fine tune facility to find and store the missing stations. This took a lot of time and continuous button pushing, so patience is essential.
Once found and stored, the previously missing channels are perfect.
It would appear that the DVD player doesn't like DVD- recordings from my home recorder. If they are re-coded they work.
Anything recorded on DVD+ is fine.
In my opinion this is a good unit let down by a couple of niggling faults.
Posted on Mar 23, 2008
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