Sorry to start a new thread on this, but no one can tell me for sure. I even phoned Marantz UK and after pointing out the inconsistancies of their website got an unconvincing 'No... er, not sure... probably not...' response. On one page of their website it says it does do NTSC prog scan, on another and on the brochures it only mentions PAL (and perhaps significantly states both for the other machines in the range). Furthermore the American site says the unit does prog scan - could they be selling different units for the two markets? Can anyone help me as I want to buy the bugger tomorrow. How absurd is it that Marantz can't even tell me this? I also phoned my dealer who checked the manual and said it didn't mention anything about technical specs for prog scan. I guess the fact that Marantz can't even get their pre-sales customer support in order is a good reason not to buy the thing. Unfortunately I don't want to go through the agony of another decision (though the alternative is probably the HK DV22). Cheers.