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Hitachi 55 Inch Full HD Freeview Play Smart LED TV

Product details

  • Brand: Hitachi
  • Catalogue number: 618/4951
  • Manufacturer's number: 55IN FHD FVPLAY

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If your TV is not turning on and all you can see is the standby light flashing, there may be a power supply or software issue. If you experience this follow the troubleshooting below.

  • Unplug your TV from mains power
  • Find the Standby Button on your the TV and hold it in (if unsure, refer to your manual to find this)
  • While still holding the standby button, Reconnect the TV to the power
  • If your TV is connected to an extension lead, please try connecting it directly to the mains as power consumption issues may cause this fault

If you continue to have issues with the standby light flashing please call our helpline on 0345 604 0105 with your TV’s Model and Serial Number.

We have a wide range of installation services, from basic TV set up through to wall mount with embedded wiring.  We also offer aerial & freesat installations.  Please click here for further details.

Yes, you will need the ability to tune in your television using an aerial this can be anything from a Roof or Loft aerial to a small portable aerial depending on your location.  You can check your aerial requirements here.

Please click here to obtain your unique code for your TV and follow the instructions within this video.


Please watch the below video which will guide you through a simple process.  All you will need is a smart phone with a camera and of course your remote control!

Yes you can get the BBC iPlayer app by not agreeing to the Freeview Play terms of use during your First Time Installation of the television.  If you have gone past this section already, you can re-install the television via the Install and Re-tune menu.  For further advice on how to do this, please contact Argos Tech Support on 0345 604 0105, we'll have you up and running in a few minutes!

Check all connections are fully inserted on both your television and your viewing source (i.e your Sky box). If the issue persists, please contact us using the details on the right hand side of this page.

Please carry out the following steps. 

  1. Try to power on using the button on the TV 
  2. Replace the batteries in your remote control 
  3. Unplug your TV from the mains for 60 seconds, replace the plug and try again. If the issue persists, please contact us using the details on the right hand side of this page.

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Returns policy

If you need advice about your product, please in the first instance contact the support provider using the number on this support page.

If your product has developed a fault or you need to return it then please visit our most up to date returns policy here.