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How is the downconversion on Toshiba DVD players these days?

Discussion in 'Archived Threads 2001-2004' started by Dave H, Apr 2, 2002.

  1. Dave H

    Dave H Producer

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    I'm thinking of picking up one for the bedroom TV (27") but I know Toshiba players used to have poor down conversion - far too many jaggies. Have they improved this? I'm looking at purchasing their most basic entry-level player.
     
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    shankar Stunt Coordinator

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    I had an SD2109 connected to a 61" Toshiba. The picture was not ideal (now I know after getting a prog. scan Toshiba) but I did not see "too many jaggies". Now this DVD player is connected to a Sony 27" and from the viewing distance of 8 feet, I find the image amazing.
     
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    JohnnyG Screenwriter

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    The progressive players (SD3750/4700/5700) have excellent downconversion. Not sure about the new SD2800 (interlaced) as I haven't hooked one up yet.
     
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    I think they are using a different way to do the downconversion now.

    The display on the new Tosh players is pretty damn good on 4:3. (Although it looks better on a 16:9 display)
     
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    On a 27" screen does it even matter?? Can someone tell the difference?
     
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