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Hitachi America, Ltd.


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UltraThin LED
ultrathin_led lcd hdtv Combo HDTV Accessories Picture Perfect (LED) AdvSound (LED) High Design (LED) Feature Rich (LED) HItachi Quality (LED)

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MSRP $1249

55" Class (54.64" Diagonal)

Available Fall 2012


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Simply the ultimate next generation HDTV. Light Emitting Diode (LED) is a highly efficient, environmentally friendly and mercury-free light source that delivers a brighter, more dazzling picture using less electricity than conventional designs.

Detailed Features

Picture Perfect

UltraThin LED

LED Edge Lighting
LED edge lighting enable a sleek, slim UltraThin profile.

1080p + 120Hz

UltraClear Fast Action and 1080p Perfected
This HDTV meets the highest HDTV resolution and delivers 120 frames per second (most HDTV broadcasts at 1080i deliver only 30 fps). It also calculates new picture information to make images remarkably sharp and clear.


Pure Digital Signals Plus Audio Return Channel (ARC)
HDMI® is the industry standard for the highest possible digital audio, video and data signals. This HDTV has 4 HDMI inputs for connecting all your digital devices. Plus with an Audio Return Channel (ARC) function you will be able to listen to your TV's audio through your home theater system without connecting an optical cable.

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


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

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Picture Perfect Processor
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

Super Sound Clarity
Dolby® Digital offers high quality sound with HDTV broadcasts and other sources.


Optimize Sound Quality
Shape the sound to enhance high notes and deepen low notes.

High Design

High Gloss Black Frame

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

Feature Rich

Roku Ready

Roku Ready™
Enjoy Connected TV with Wi-Fi Built-in to the Streaming Stick.
(Roku Streaming Stick™ Sold Separately)


Mobile High-Definition Link technology
Mobile High-Definition Link works with compatible mobile devices and streaming sticks.


Lockable Picture Settings
PRO Mode allows you to customize picture tuning and lock in professionally calibrated settings.

Day Night timer

Custom Picture Memories
You can customize the picture for bright daytime settings and darker home theater settings and the built-in timer will automatically switch at your predetermined time.

Photo Viewer

USB Photo Viewer
Slide Show - View your compatible digital photos on-screen using the USB input on the side panel.

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.

Closed Caption

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

Mercury Free

Mercury Free
This TV is mercury free and eco-friendly.


Energy Saving Modes
This HDTV includes several modes that are programmed to save energy.

Energy Star

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

Detailed Specifications


  • UltraThin LED
  • High Gloss Black Frame

Picture Performance

  • 55" Class (54.64" Diagonal) 1
  • Long Life LED Edgelight
  • 120Hz 1080p Perfected (1920 x 1080)
  • Reel120® Motion Correction
  • HDMI® Key Feature:
    -CEC (Consumer Electronics Control), ARC (Audio Return Channel), 1080p/ 60/ 24
  • Super-Clear Anti-Glare Screen
  • High Efficiency Liquid Crystal Display
  • High Brightness
  • Clear Motion Fast Response Time
  • UltraWide Viewing Angle
  • PicturePerfect Video Processor
  • Automatic Film Processing
  • 3D MA Deinterlacing
  • 3 Preset Color Temperatures
  • Custom White Balance
  • Overscan (On/ Off)
  • Adjustable Backlight (edge)
  • Game Mode
  • Dynamic Gamma

Convenience Features

  • Picture Modes: Dynamic/ Standard/ Game/ Custom/ Pro-Day/ Pro-Night, Pro-Mode Lockable Day/ Night Memories, Picture Memory by Input
  • Custom Input Labels
  • Screen Aspect Modes: Normal/ Cinema/ Zoom/ Wide/ Auto
  • Power Light/ Logo Light Control (On/ Off)
  • Universal Remote Control
  • English/ Spanish/ French OSD
  • ATSC/ NTSC/ QAM tuner
  • V-Chip Parental Control
  • Advanced Closed Caption
  • Sleep Timer (5-240 Minutes)
  • Works with Roku Streaming Stick™ 2

Audio Performance Features

  • Dolby® Digital/MTS Stereo/ SAP
  • Sound Modes: Custom/ Standard/ Movie/ Music/ News/ Equalizer
  • Internal Speakers (On/ Off)
  • Perfect Volume
  • Audio Only Mode (Picture Off)
  • Rated Output Power: 10W+10W (L/ R)


  • (4) HDMI® (MHL™ Shared with HDMI 4)
  • (1) Component Y, Pb, Pr/Composite Video Input
  • (1) RGB Input
  • (1) RGB/DVI Audio Input (3.5mm Stereo)
  • (1) USB Multimedia/ Service Input
  • (1) RF Antenna Input
  • (1) Digital Audio Output (Optical)
  • (1) Headphone Output (3.5mm Stereo)

Supplied Accessories

  • Remote Control
  • Batteries (2x AAA)
  • Owner’s Guide
  • Quick Start Guide
  • Stand Base
  • Stand Screws
  • Hinge Cover


  • Resolution: 1080p (1920 x 1080)
  • Monitor Weight Without Stand: 49.8 lbs.
  • Weight With Stand: 56.5 lbs.
  • VESA® Compliant Mounting Points
  • ENERGY STAR® Qualified

Shipping Information

  • W: 54.33” H: 35.67” D: 6.89”
  • Shipping Weight: 65.7 lbs.
1 Screen size is measured diagonally.
2 Roku Streaming Stick™ sold separately.