Quality of component from a tosh 220 is not as good as component from a higher spec machine so inmterlaced or not the Pq should be better on a higher spec machine, That said the panny is quite good but a higher specced deintelacer in a DVplayer may well give an improvement (it will) but whether it is worth the money is a different matter, one for you to decide on.
I 'was' going to go for the Sony 930, but I unfortunately came across a 'DVD recorder' deal not to be missed and so am now budgeted into thinking of the Sony 730. Do you think this would be a waste of time and I should keep my Tosh 220 for now or should I go for the Sony 730? (or maybe I should sell my a**e down the docks and go for the 930!!!).
I've just bought a sony 730 to replace a jvc xv-n5 and there is a substantial hike in picture quality just with RGB but when I hooked it up using one of mark grants component cables and switched on progressive scan the difference was massive.
My wife could'nt believe the difference.
The sony does have a darkish picture mind so bear that in mind when making your decision.
Personally I think it makes the picture quite cinematic.
It's also substantially better sound wise than the jvc for both dvd soundtracks and with cd's
The only difference performance wise between the 930 and the 730 is the lack of sacd and a few picture tweaks.
I know what you mean she was not impressed with me buying a new dvd player and paying 50.00 for a cable but the colour banding was annoying her and thankfully with progressive scan it is almost entirely gone.
Sorry I was being facetious (which is embarrasing since I can't even spell it). I think gingerone meant posturisation or solarisation. It's an optical illusion wereby instead of very gradual changes in shading are displayed as definite 'bands'. A perfect example would be a candle falme in a dark room; you would see circular bands of colour moving away from the flame. You shouldn't get it on CRTs.