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Component confusion?

Discussion in 'Plasma TVs' started by dspud, Jul 22, 2004.

  1. dspud

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    Hello,

    I've read as much as I can about progressive scan component, etc, but I am still confused!

    I am looking at getting a plasma which has the following input specification:

    YPbPr: 480i, RGB-PC: 480i/p, 720p, 1080i

    I have a H/K DVD22 player which output NTSC/PAL progressive scan via its component outputs.

    Does the plasma specs above indicate that I won't be able to receive a progressive scan signal from the DVD player?

    What about a Component -> PC VGA cable? Would this work for progressive scan component? (it mentions 480i/p in the PC VGA specs).

    Thanks very much for taking the time to help me,

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    From those specs it says it wont work.

    Component to the VGA will not work either.

    To do what you want you need a transcoder to change 480P YPrPb to RGBHV colourspace. Even doing that it looks like this plasma will not accept 576P (pal progressive) in any format

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