I got one from Crutchfield to compare to my RP91. I've had the RP91 for just over a week. Over that time I pretty much figured out the tweaks to get the most out of it for a given disc. The RP82 does not have a lot of the fine-tuning features of the RP91. No "High sharpness", "vertical sharpness" or "edge" controls. It has 3D/Block/Mosquito NR controls though. The RP82 does not have gamma control, either. But the RP82 doesn't really need it. If you put set it to AUTO1 deinterlacing (AUTO1 = Sage deinterlacing, AUTO2 = cadence) and set the other display option to either N or C1, you're set. It doesn't require the amount of tweaking the RP91 does. Of course, the RP82 lacks one big thing that the 91 has - scaling of non-anamorphic content. This isn't such a big deal if your TV does not lock into full mode when receiving a 480p input, though. But it's still nice to have. I guess I would put it this way: If your TV does not lock into full mode, I would say get the RP82. If your TV locks into full OR you have a projector, get the RP91. The extra tweakability of the 91 I think lends itself more to projectors, especially if you use it in conjunction with a scaler.. Just my 2c. I'd rate them equally, they just fill different niches. But the deinterlacing of the 82 is definitely better, for what it's worth.