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Progressive or interlaced into 42PA50

Discussion in 'Plasma TVs' started by socrates1, Aug 10, 2005.

  1. socrates1

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    Has anyone compared component progressive and non-progressive into the 42PA50, how good a job does the TV do on converting an interlaced picture to progressive?
    I'm looking at changing my DVD player which only has scart output. I may be able to get a good deal on an Arcam DV88 which has non-progressive component. It has the sound quality I'm looking, for but I may hold out for a DV88 plus which has progressive output if this would make a big difference to picture quality.
     
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    I think it was Gordon who said that the new Viera range did not do 3:2 pulldown, so going progressive would be a very good idea.
    The DV89 can also be had for good money now and is excellent.
     
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    They don;t do 2:2 either....so any progressive device that can do decent flm detection should bring some nice improvements

    Gordon
     
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    Thanks guys. It looks like it'll have to be the DV88 plus or some other similiar machine. I'm getting advice on the DVD player forum for that. Looking forward to unpacking the 42PA50 this evening !!
     
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    Hi Gordon,

    I was wondering about the DVD player, I am not sure if it was set to pal or auto, but do you think it might have done a better job on NTSC if it was set up for NTSC? Cos it did a pretty good job on PAL, if I remeber correctly, or was it the other way round :confused:

    Anyway, finally got the plasterers in, they are finishing off today. :thumbsup:
     
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    It did a better job on R1 than R2 discs. I do not think it has 2:2 film detection capablity. If you set it to PAL I don't think that's going to have any affect on this at all.

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