best DVD Player for Epson 5300

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  1. RomanSohor

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    I have recently aquired an Epson Powerlite 5300 video projector, it's an SVGA projector, 4X3 aspect ratio, but you can feed it a 16X9 image and it will resize it (and looks fairly good doing it).

    DVD looks fairly pixellated, however, and I read a review somewhere that said that for various technical reasons, the image needs "anti-aliasing" (I know what the term means, just quoting it because it wasn't my words).

    I am currently using an old DVD player (Panasonic A-120) and should probably be upgrading to a better player anyway, so I was wondering if anyone had any recommendations on a player to use with this projector? The projector has component, 5-bnc, vga, s-video and composite inputs. I am currently using the component video hookup. My player is not pro-scan. :) Is that enough info?
     
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    Roman - check out this thread

    Used over the component this should fit the bill for you.
     
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    Is upconverting to 1080i really worth it on an 800X600 projector? When I run 1024x768 on VGA to it, it doesn't look very pretty :)
     
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    Read the posts on this page of the 318 thread

    Pay attention to DaveGTP's posts. You could email him and ask for further clarification. He seems happy with the results.
     
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    Yes I noticed that too. I am going to see about getting one of these babys :-D

    Anyone else have any straight out 480p recommended players?
     
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    Panasonic RP56 is highly thought of - as well as the XP30 and RP82.
     
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    I just ordered the Zenith... 1-2 week back order on Amazon... but one HECK of a price!
     

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