Best sub £150 prog scan for Sanyo Z1???

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  1. Gee

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    Hi all,

    I've decided to replace my aging Toshiba SD2109 for something with progressive scan so that I can get the best picture out of my Sanyo Z1. I have seen the glowing reviews on the Pioneer 575 but there is a mention of jaggies and that's what I am trying to avoid. Any feedback from 575 owners or any other suggestions are welcome!

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    The Toshiba SD240 has the sort of build I associate with sandwiches but does have a good PS picture and can be found for under £80. Yamaha's cheapie also comes well recommended.
     
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    Don't Toshibas usually have problems playing RCE films as I know my current model does?
     
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    Have you considered something like the Momitsu V880 that will upscale to 576p/720p/1080i etc and you can also create custom settings and timings to suit your Z1 native resolution?
     
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    I've not really heard anything about the momitsu player, is it any good and where can you get them from?
     
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    I quite like the look of the Pioneer 575 or 470 but I can't seem to find anywhere with stock. My local RS seem to think they are getting some in on Tuesday but I wouldn't want to bet on it!
     
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    I'm running the 575 Pioneer through a Benq 6200 DLP in prog mode. Stunning in every respect. Set up as 100" diagonal, I've no critisisms what-so-ever. In terms of PQ, the Pioneer seems to be the price/performance winner right :thumbsup: now. Pity about the DVDA/SACD......but that's another thread!
     
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    Hi Chris,

    Thanks for your post! I'm not too bothered about SACD or DVD-A so I might go for the DV-470 which I believe it exactly the same as the DV-575 but without the extra music formats. I've just got to find someone with stock!
     
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    It looks like Richer Sounds have come through in the end! Just rang my local branch and they are reserving me a DV-575 @ £119.95 (matching their on-line store). :clap:

    I was going to get a DV-470 but I couldn't find anywhere that would ship it to my work address so I thought better of it.

    I will post my thoughts on the DV-575 once I have got it all set up.

    Thanks for everyones input!
     
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    doh supposed to hit new thread not reply :(
     

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