Any DVD with upscaling through Component ?

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  1. kraven

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    I've just got myself a Toshiba 26WL46, which is a stunning screen, but it had no DVI / HDMI connector. I also need a new DVD player.

    As this screen doesn't seem to contain the Faroudja upscaler, are there any DVD players out there with upscaling to 720p / 1080i through Component / YUV ? It does have Active Vision, but I can't seem to find any information on wether this is an upscaler or not ?!? :confused:

    Ideally it would also play DivX / Xvid as well.

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  2. Rob20

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    I also have this screen and was wondering, as the screen has only 768 horizontal lines, whether there was any advantage of watching programmes in 1080i, rather than 720p. Surely a 720p signal scaled up to 768 would look better than an interlaced signal scaled down from 1080i to 768i? :confused:

    Also, if 720p is actually 750p broadcasted, do we see the extra lines, or is this for other info!? :confused:
     
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    Kraven,

    The Momitsu V880 will output 720p and 1080i from component video and it will also play Divx files.

    Rob,

    Whether the screen shows 1080i or 720p material best will likely depend on the quality of it's deinterlacer and scaler. For 1080i material it would need to deinterlace to 1080p, and then scale to the panel's native 768p. You're right, the extra 30 lines aren't visible.

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