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42" Class (42.02" Diagonal)
Alpha LCD Flat Panel HDTV
MSRP $649
Available Now


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A remarkably high-end viewing experience at an impressively accessible price. With 7 high definition inputs, a beautiful gloss black design and convenient swivel stand, the UltraVision® and Alpha Series each deliver superior Hitachi technology in some of the most energy efficient, slim and beautiful televisions ever designed.


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Advanced Sound <Advanced Sound> <Advanced Sound>

High Design <High Design>

Feature Rich <Feature Rich>

Hitachi Quality <Hitachi Quality>

Detailed Features

Picture Perfect


Equipped with HDTV Tuner for over the air, live Digital TV (DTV) broadcasts and QAM Tuner for unscrambled channels.


Pure Digital Input
HDMI® is the industry standard for the highest possible digital audio, video and data signals. This HDTV has 4 HDMI inputs for connecting your cable/satellite boxes, Blu-ray™ Disc players, computers, digital camcorders, gaming systems and more.


Component Inputs
Component connections deliver vivid high definition video and offer a convenient solution for devices that don’t use HDMI® connectors.


UltraClear Picture
The Hitachi antiglare screen eliminates reflections so you can enjoy your HDTV without unwanted distractions.

Picture Perfect

Picture Perfect
Hitachi's state-of-the-art video processor is a supercomputer dedicated to video. Hitachi has over 50 years of experience in fine tuning teleivision pictures and the PicturePerfect processor produces an exceptionally sharp, detailed and noise free image.

Advanced Sound

Dolby Digital (R)

High Quality Sound
Dolby® Digital offers high quality sound with HDTV broadcasts and other sources.


Equalized Sound System
The CONEQ™ Sound technology delivers true-to-life sound.


Hearing Aid Mode
The hearing impaired can enjoy clearer sound without the use of hearing aids.

2 Speaker

Clear Sound
This HDTV has 2 built-in Speakers.

High Design

Power Swivel

Optimize Your Viewing
The lightweight, elegant design easily swivels to provide multiple viewing positions.

High Gloss

High Gloss Piano Black
The high gloss piano black design is elegant and sophisticated.

Feature Rich

Game Mode

Fast Response Time
The Hitachi game mode optimizes the picture for great game playing speed and a clear picture.

PC Ready

Connect Your Computer
Share your favorite pictures or videos on the big screen TV. All Hitachi TVs have RGB inputs and the HDMI® input is compatible with computer DVI outputs.

Sleep Timer

Power Off Timer
Have you ever fallen asleep with the TV on? Hitachi's sleep timer can automatically turn off your TV after a selected time interval.

Headphone Ready

Headphone Ready
The convenient headphone jack lets you listen to your TV without disturbing others.


Closed Captions Capability
When closed captions are available, dialogue and sound descriptions can be added on screen in clear, easy to read text.

Hitachi Quality

Energy Star

Energy Saving Design
Rest easy. All of the Hitachi LCD TVs are energy efficient and ENERGY STAR® Qualified.

Energy Saving Mode

Auto Off
This HDTV includes several modes that help to conserve energy.

Detailed Specifications


  • High Gloss Piano Black
  • Elliptical Swivel Stand

Picture Performance

  • 42" Class (42.02" diagonal)
  • 1080p Perfected (1920 x 1080)
  • Super-Clear Anti-Glare Screen
  • New High Efficiency Liquid Crystal Display
  • High Brightness
  • Clear Motion Fast Response Time
  • Long Life CCFL Backlight
  • UltraWide Viewing Angle
  • PicturePerfect Video Processor
  • Picture Memory by Input
  • Automatic Film Processing
  • 3D Y/C Comb Filter
  • Game Mode
  • Adjustable Backlight
  • 3 Color Temperatures

Convenience Features

  • USB Input for Software Updates
  • PC Input: (RGB)
  • English / Spanish / French OSD
  • ATSC / NTSC / QAM tuner
  • 6 Aspect Modes
  • Custom Input Labels
  • V-Chip Parental Control
  • Advanced Closed Caption
  • Sleep Timer: (5-240 Minutes)

Audio Performance Features

  • Dolby® Digital
  • CONEQ™
  • CONEQ™ Hearing Aid Mode
  • 12W+12W Stereo Sound


  • (4) HDMI® (V.1.3 with CEC) (2 Back, 2 Side)
  • (2) Wideband Component Inputs
  • (2) Composite Video Inputs
  • (2) S-Video
  • (1) PC Input: (RGB D-sub 15)
  • (1) PC Audio Input
  • (1) RF Antenna Input
  • (1) Digital Audio Output: (Optical)
  • (1) Audio Output L/R
  • (1) USB Input
  • (1) Headphone (side)


  • Resolution: 10800p (1920 x 1080)
  • Monitor Weight Without Stand: 36.6 lbs.
  • Weight With Stand: 41.9lbs.
  • VESA® Compliant Mounting Points
  • ENERGY STAR® 4.1 Qualified
  • California CEC

Shipping Information

  • Boxed Shipping Dimensions: W: 44.49" H: 31.81" D: 8.66"
  • Shipping Weight: ~50.5 lbs.