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#1 of 6 OFFLINE   Mike James

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Posted November 26 2003 - 05:51 AM

Which Dvd player is everyone buying at this time. I heard that I should stay away from Panasonic at this time since they really went cheap on their players. I'm also looking for a progressive scan player. Any advice would be appreciated.

#2 of 6 OFFLINE   Jon_Krug

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Posted November 26 2003 - 05:57 AM

i would vote for the denon 5900, but i don't know what your price range is.

#3 of 6 OFFLINE   Don_Berg

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Posted November 26 2003 - 06:21 AM

Some of the good top-rated but now discontinued models (Panasonic RP82,XP30,XP50) are selling on EBAY now, even some are "new and unopened" too.

#4 of 6 OFFLINE   MichaelOD

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Posted November 26 2003 - 11:40 AM

i would definitely second the vote for the panasonic rp82 model, which can be found on ebay. as well, denon's lines are fantastic as they use the same faroudja chip [found in the early panasonic lines mentioned in the last post] - known as one of the best progressive chips in the business.

#5 of 6 OFFLINE   Mike James

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Posted November 26 2003 - 02:02 PM

What chip set does Pioneer use for their progressive scan players.

#6 of 6 OFFLINE   Don_Berg

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Posted November 26 2003 - 04:19 PM

Pioneer uses their own proprietary de-interlacer chip, not one of the good high-end chips like Faroujda or Silicon Image. Go for Denon to get the better chips.




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