Updating vizio firmware
announced today a new firmware update (v220.127.116.11) across its VIZIO Smart Cast P-Series and M-Series Ultra HD HDR Home Theater Displays that enables support for the HDR10 format specification on HDR Blu-ray players.While both P- and M-Series collections launched with Dolby Vision content support out of the box, the HDR10 update expands compatibility of these displays with HDR discs played on existing UHD Blu-ray players from Samsung (UHD-K8500) and Philips (BDP7501/F7).
In other words, if you scooped up a P-Series, you've been enjoying 4K content with Dolby Vision on VUDU UHD and Netflix, but not any of the current Ultra HD Blu-rays. The VIZIO P-Series now supports HDR10 Irvine, CA - August 10, 2016 - VIZIO, Inc.You might have a need to reset your TV to factory defaults. Use the remote arrow buttons to select SYSTEM and press OK on the remote. If the TV is still having odd problems after resetting there may be some other issue besides the TV settings that is effecting the TV’s performance. Please leave you comments and questions in the comments below.Resetting the TV deletes all data and changes all settings adjustments back to the defaults. Check out the other articles on this site if yo continue to have problems. HDR10 is based on the Rec2020 color space format, but restricted to a P3 color space and a maximum of 1000 Nits in a 10-bit format.Dolby Vision is a theatrical format, featuring the Rec2020 color space but capable of offering up to a 12-bit format.VIZIO Smart Cast P-Series and M-Series users can benefit from the addition of new Dolby Vision HDR titles to the VUDU library. Superman, Nice Guys and Keanu will join over 50 Hollywood titles already graded in Dolby Vision and available through VUDU.
Dolby Vision content support transforms the entertainment experience with dramatic imaging, incredible brightness, contrast and color that brings content to life.
It basically makes the TV just like it was the first time it was taken out of the box and powered on. When the TV powers back on the Vizio setup menu will guide you through connecting the TV to the internet and connecting satellite or cable TV service.
While completing the reset process the TV may ask you to enter a parental code.
Where the HDR10 standard is limited, Dolby Vision content is mastered in Rec2020 and boasts 4000 Nits with the potential to expand even further for more finely-tuned dynamic content."When we launched the VIZIO Smart Cast P-Series and M-Series Ultra HD HDR display collections, it was always our intent to accommodate the HDR10 standard in addition to our support for Dolby Vision," said Matt Mc Rae, Chief Technology Officer, VIZIO.
"While Dolby Vision offers consumers excellent picture quality, it was important to us to give consumers options.
The company is also going to send out a firmware upgrade to its 2016 Ultra-HD TVs and all other 2017 models later this summer that will add apps to the big screen.