I would like to get a comparison of these two units. Both have similar features and specs. I've read that neither suffers from the chroma bug. I have also read about the crappy remote and reportedly poor build quality of the panny but various user reviews of the jvc (at amazon.com and vcdhelp.com) complain about problems relating to image quality and dependability. I'm looking for good component video performance and compatibility with VCD/SVCD. Also high on my list is compatibility with various CD and DVD R and RW formats. I view mostly film source dvds on a 51" widescreen (sony) monitor at a distance of 13 feet. Please also comment on cd audio quality differences if any. Thank you.