Dismiss Notice
Attention AVForums app / Tapatalk users
Sadly GDPR means that, from 25th, we can no longer offer access to AVForums via the branded app or Tapatalk.
Click here for more information.

Need advice on HDMI DVD player!

Discussion in 'Plasma TVs Forum' started by lami, Oct 4, 2005.

  1. lami

    lami
    Guest

    Products Owned:
    0
    Products Wanted:
    0
    Ratings:
    +0
    Doe's anyone have the new HDMI DVD players that are availible at the moment? I've just purchased the PHILIPS 42PF7520D which is HD ready! I've also bought the PHILIPS HTS3500S home cinema system! I'm thinking about returning this and buying a HDMI DVD player! Any advice? Doe's the HDMI DVD player make much of a difference in viewing? What do you think? Please advise me as i know little! :lease:
     
  2. Blue Triangles

    Blue Triangles
    Active Member

    Joined:
    Sep 19, 2005
    Messages:
    998
    Products Owned:
    0
    Products Wanted:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    31
    Ratings:
    +78
    I've just bought the LG HDMI dvd player, but I have no screen to connect it to yet.
     
  3. av2diefor

    av2diefor
    Guest

    Products Owned:
    0
    Products Wanted:
    0
    Ratings:
    +0
    Best off in the DVD player section, but anyway.

    I bought a Samsung 950 just to see and its no-where near as good as a Pioneer 575 connected by s-video.

    You have to spend££££ to get real quality (unless you sdi).
     
  4. BeelzebubUK

    BeelzebubUK
    Member

    Joined:
    Feb 19, 2004
    Messages:
    595
    Products Owned:
    0
    Products Wanted:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    21
    Location:
    Milton Keynes
    Ratings:
    +24
    From what I've been reading theres not much noticeable difference between a HDMI fed picture and a good component setup that can handle HD material.

    I'm probably going to get the Denon 1920 unless there are any major issues with it and will have the ability to test both outputs on it.
     
  5. ibiza130

    ibiza130
    Guest

    Products Owned:
    0
    Products Wanted:
    0
    Ratings:
    +0
    I've got an HDMI player (Arcam DV79) and the picture via HDMI is spot on.... Totally faultless.... Best I have seen from any connection. An added bonus is the tidier and smaller cabling.....
     
  6. panny37500

    panny37500
    Guest

    Products Owned:
    0
    Products Wanted:
    0
    Ratings:
    +0
    I agree - purchased a samsung 850 for £100. HDMI PQ is worse than on component from Toshiba 330. I guess you do have to pay for quality. I thought maybe spending extra to replace the free hdmi cable supplied with the 850 but you've got to stop at some point, especially with blu-ray coming next year.

    As i understand it so long as you have a progressive component I/O and hdtv, the picture quality should be the same from component and hdmi - hdmi merely adds the sound (a modern day scart). Why bother if your already outputting sound to a 5.1 receiver.
     

Share This Page

Loading...
  1. This site uses cookies to help personalise content, tailor your experience and to keep you logged in if you register.
    By continuing to use this site, you are consenting to our use of cookies.
    Dismiss Notice