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Hitachi HDX99 Series TV (42", 55")

alaTest has collected and analyzed 3 reviews of Hitachi HDX99 Series TV (42", 55"). The average rating for this product is 3.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Reviewers really like the connectivity. The design is also appreciated. Many are less positive about the price. There are some mixed opinions about the reliability.

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On average, users rate this product 70/100.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 1 user review of Hitachi HDX99 Series TV (42", 55") from The average user rating for this product is 2.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other products in the same category on

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This summary is based on the products: Hitachi 55HDX99 - 55" Ultravision CineForm Director's Series plasma TV - widescreen - 720p - HDTV - matte blackHitachi 55HDX99 - 55" Ultravision CineForm Director's Series plasma TV - widescreen - 720p - HDTV - matte black

Aug, 2018

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Hitachi 42HDX99 Flat Panel:First Look


Hitachi thinks this plasma is so good they've glossed it with the monikers of three different lines: UltraVision CineForm Director's Series. Whatever it's called, be assured that Hitachi has thrown everything it has into the 42HDX99. It's loaded with...

Sep, 2006

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Tweaker's dream, with cachet


Large screen, accurate colors, tons of picture adjustments, 3 HDMI inputs, stylish exterior

Ridiculous motorized stand, questionable added value compared to base model

Jan, 2007

Product Specifications

Combining the ultimate in flat screen technology with elegant, streamlined design, the Director's Series Plasma HDTV delivers unparalleled performance and beauty. A perfect blend of form and function, Hitachi's unique Director's Series HDTV features the most advanced plasma technologies to ensure the best picture possible. Picture performance innovations include a Natural Color Deep-Black Anti-Reflective Shield, which effectively absorbs ambient room light to produce more vibrant colors and richer blacks, and Film Quality Image Tuning, which enhances the precision of image detail reproduction. For unsurpassed color quality, Digital Color Management ensures that the color palette on the television precisely matches that of the image source, 16-bit/281 Trillion Color Capability provides the most realistic color reproduction possible, and the Custom Color Temperature feature enables greater image accuracy with unprecedented ease of use. The Director's Series Plasma HDTV also features Hitachi's innovative 1080i High-Definition Display, which provides the highest resolution available in a 42" Plasma HDTV, and the new Hitachi PictureMaster HD III Video Processor, which digitally maps incoming signals and processes each frame for maximum sharpness and color reproduction. The Director's Series 42" Plasma HDTV offers simply the most life-like and realistic viewing experience available. Elegant in form and function, with its sleek matte black finish, advanced interface capabilities, simple and intelligent remote controls, and TV Guide On Screen Interactive Program Guide, the 42HDX99 delivers superior performance, design, and ease of use.

Audio System

Sound Output Mode:Stereo
Surround Mode: Yes

Dimensions & Weight



Type: None


Product Line:Hitachi


Color:Matte black

Service & Support

Type:2 years warranty


Diagonal Size:55in
Diagonal Size (cm):140cm
Digital Television Certification:HDTV
Display Format:720p
HDCP Compatible: Yes
HDMI Ports Qty:3
HDTV Ready: Yes
Image Aspect Ratio:16:9
Parental Channel Lock: Yes
Resolution:1366 x 768
Series:Ultravision CineForm Director's Series / Ultravision CineForm Directors Series
Technology:Plasma (PDP)
Type:Plasma TV
Video Interface:Component / Composite / HDMI / S-Video

TV Tuner

dbx Noise Reduction: Yes
Digital TV Tuner:ATSC
HDTV Tuner: Yes
Multi-channel Preview:Picture-in-picture (PIP)
Secondary Audio Program (SAP): Yes
TV Tuner Presence: Yes