Hitachi 55HDT79 Plasma HDTV

Hitachi Updated: 2007-10-01
Hitachi 55HDT79 Plasma HDTV

The UltraVision® Cineform™ 55" Plasma HDTV combines advanced original plasma technologies with uniquely streamlined design elements to produce a highly realistic, cinema quality viewing experience.

The new Hitachi PictureMaster™ HD III Video Processor digitally maps incoming signals and processes each frame for maximum sharpness and color reproduction while Hitachi's innovative wide aperture pixel technology minimizes barriers between pixels, delivering a smooth, precise image.

In addition to highly realistic picture quality, the 55" CineForm™ HDTV delivers convenience with maximum digital and analog interface capability, USB photo input. The HDT79 offers the option of wall-mounting or using the optional power swivel table top stand or the basic fixed stand. This 55" also includes the TV Guide On Screen® interactive programming guide, distinctive black side speakers, and a slim ergonomically designed and Fully Illuminated Roll & Click™ Remote.

Key Features

PictureMaster™ HD III Video Processor
Hitachi's patented digital video processor is an ultra-fast computer that predicts the motion of on-screen images for improved picture performance.

3 HDMI SimplayHD™ 1080p Compatible Inputs
Provide industry leading digital interface options for the future. These HDTV's are ready for up to 3 all-digital HDMI™ high definition sources.

Day/Dynamic/Night Memory by Input with Timer
Customized settings for each input that match the picture settings to the ambient light.

768 x 1366 Resolution
Wide Aperture pixel structure reduces grid and increases brightness.

Quick-Start Seamless HDTV (ATSC), NTSC and Digital QAM Cable Tuner
Hitachi HDTV tuner technology brings viewers a unique blend of convenience and performance. Conventional HDTV tuners need extended start-up time to scan for channels and require switching between antenna inputs when selecting analog or digital programming. Hitachi HDTV tuner technology delivers the picture quickly with seamless access to all available channels.

Pure Color Screen Filter
Delivers the most vibrant and most realistic colors possible.

Fully Illuminated Roll and Click™ Remote
Easily browse channels or adjust volume using the unique rolling wheels or quickly create or change favorite channels at the push of a button.

USB Photo Input
The USB input accepts adapters to view your digital photos on-screen in vivid accurate color. (Adapters not included)

IR Pass Through
Hide your VCR, DVD Player or cable tuner behind closed doors and operate it using the original remote control. This feature lets the TV receive the infra-red control codes and transmit them to your hidden equipment.

CableCARD™ Compatible
This digital cable ready set will allow viewing of premium programming on participating systems.

Picture-in-Picture Split Screen (with Tuner Only)
Watch one program with the built-in tuner while monitoring another using a separate cable or satellite tuner.

36-Watt 3-Way Speaker System
Separate speaker drivers for high and low frequencies reproduce clear dialogue and dynamic sound.

Optical Digital Audio Output
Many digital TV programs have up to 5.1 channels of discrete audio, this output allows you to connect to your home theater system for surround sound when available.

Discrete IR Codes
Keeps home theater components in sync when utilizing a universal remote control.

Fully Illuminated Roll and Click™ Remote