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PS2 Virgin: Just a few questions

Discussion in 'Playstation Forums' started by nunew33, Jan 1, 2004.

  1. nunew33

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    Just got a ps2 for xmas off wife(despite dropping hints for an xbox!)

    Want tpo get best pic and sound.

    Assume optical connection to amp is all i need. From reading literature though...is Dolby digital and dts for DVD video only, ie no DTS/DD games?

    Also I have a projector. Can I get prog scan images from the PS2?

    Also what do mods offer?

    Any help gratefully recieved
     
  2. azzo

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    Sound wise, the best you can hope for is optical. There are a few games which do DTS (SSX) but the only real 5.1 is for cut scenes and DVD.
    Picture wise you need to get a component cable. As always, the official ones are the best (sony only - they are dificult to find). There are one or two games which support progressive (Primal) but for the most you will need an external deinterlacer to get progressive.
    Mods basically allow you to play 'backed up' games. Not sure what else they do as I do not have mine modded.
    Azzo.
     
  3. Hikikomori

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    Component cable is £15.49 (+ £1.99 p&p) at the Playstation shop :eek:

    Didn't this used to sell at £25?

    Anyway here's a Link

    'Tekken 4' & 'The Getaway' (less than £10 these days and worth getting just for the "colourful" language :rolleyes: ) both support progressive.
     
  4. nunew33

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    Many thanks.

    This will get me started!!!


    Dont believe in Piracy so dont need chip for backups. Was wondering if it gave you access to better facilities like the xbox mods.

    Will go for the componant cable as I have a projector.
     
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    I have a question regarding the PS2 progressive scan capabilities. I have a PAL machine and a screen that can do NTSC progressive. Is the progressive scan output PAL or NTSC on a PAL machine?
     

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