The big showdown is set for Saturday when I demo these two head to head !. Meantime , I`ve been doing a little homework on the new Seleco - if you`re interested ,there is a full rundown and techspec on the Seleco website , and I`ve got to confess, I never realised that all input sources are deinterlaced and converted to progressive scan (albeit in basic way).I had got the impression that you couldn`t get PAL signals converted to Progressive scan , and that NTSC signals required the use of one of the new breed of DVD players - learning all the time !. Anyway, Seleco stats look good , and I must confess, I am hoping it is visibly better than the Sony (I am a worry monger , and would spend my life waiting for dead pixels or dust contamination - rightly or wrongly). I`ll report back after the demo. p.s I`m indebted to Gordon for explaining the Progressive Scan thing to me !