How to Change Video Settings on Hitachi Ultravision

by Solomon Poretsky

Hitachi Ultravision is a line flat-screen high-definition television sets. They offer a broad range of video settings that you can adjust to improve the quality of the picture that they display. Among other things, you can use the video settings to darken the picture and reduce the chance of the set straining your eyes in a dark room. You can also use the video settings to adjust things like color balance; for example, a home video that was shot in poor lighting conditions might need an adjustment in color balance.

1

Press the "Power" button to turn on your Hitachi Ultravision television.

2

Press the "Menu" button to enter the set's on-screen display (OSD) menu system.

3

Press the down arrow button on your remote control's directional pad until the "Video" option is selected.

4

Press the "Select" button to select the "Video" sub-menu.

5

Use the up and down arrow buttons on your directional pad to highlight your desired video setting, then press the "Select" key to activate it.

6

Use the left and right arrow buttons on the remote control's directional pad to adjust the settings. In addition to contrast, brightness, color, tint, and sharpness, which are all standard controls on TV sets, you can adjust things like color temperature (standard for ordinary color, medium for more natural color, or high for less intense color), black enhancement (a brightness control for brighter scenes), and aspect (the size ratio of the video displayed on-screen). If you wish to restore the video settings to the original factory settings, use the "Reset Video Settings" option.

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When you are done making selections, press "Menu" to return to the previous menu. Here you can choose more settings to adjust if you desire.

8

Press the "Exit" button on your remote control to exit the OSD menu.

Tip

  • check Try pressing the "P. Mode" button to cycle through your set's built-in picture modes. You might be able to find a suitable one without going through the video settings.

About the Author

Solomon Poretsky has been writing since 1996 and has been published in a number of trade publications including the "Minnesota Real Estate Journal" and "Minnesota Multi-Housing Association Advocate." He holds a Bachelor of Arts, cum laude, from Columbia University and has extensive experience in the fields of financial services, real estate and technology.

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