Should I use a progressive scan player if...

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  1. anthony_b

    anthony_b Screenwriter

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    Should I even bother to purchase a progressive scan player if my HDTV upconverts everything to 1080i ?.
     
  2. Don_Berg

    Don_Berg Supporting Actor

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    Yes, the de-interlacer is better in the top-rated progressive DVD players. Also HDTVs don't usually convert 480p input to 1080i, most display 480p native except for fixed pixel panels like plasma displays and they scale everything to their native non-standard resolution.
     
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    Don, are you 100% sure of that ?...only becuase the manual for my TV states that it will upconvert everything. It's a JVC AV48WP74.
     
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    I'm not familiar with your set, but perhaps it is one of the exceptions. I would still get a good progressive player and compare to see which is better, since you are still limited to 480 lines from the source. You could always return the DVD player if it isn't noticeably better.

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