Is a new DVD player needed?

Discussion in 'Playback Devices' started by Mark Harrison, Aug 8, 2003.

  1. Mark Harrison

    Oct 14, 2000
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    Well, I purchased a Toshiba 51H83 RPTV and connected it to my Toshiba SD-2900 non progressive scan DVD player using some custom made(high end)component cables into the HD-1 input of the RPTV. I am very pleased with the resulting playback image.

    Would it be noticably better if I upgraded to the SD-3800 Progressive Scan player and 480P?
  2. Jack Briggs

    Jack Briggs Executive Producer

    Jun 3, 1999
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    If you're pleased with the picture upgrading to a prog-scan machine is not high priority. But, for all you know, the SD-3800 might offer an improvement. The consensus is that the deinterlacing circuitry on good progressive-scan machines does the job better than the internal line doublers on most HD-capable displays. But the sets' internal doublers keep improving.

    My money would go to a prog-scan machine, though.

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