Hi, I'm a new owner of a Home Cinema system, based around a Sony KV-36FS70. After much playing around, I would like to say that the difference in resolution between NTSC R1 and PAL R2 discs, 'is' noticable on large TVs. This may not be a shock to the experts here, but as a newcomer I am really surprised I hadn't seen anyone mention this on the boards in casual conversation.. Previously, I was opting for R1 discs whenever the content was better than the R2 equivalent (by comparing on the Rewind website), and whenever a disc was no different I was choosing the R1 disc anyway; I realise now though, I should be buying the R2 disc instead if the content is equal, to get the better resolution. It may seem obvious, but no-one had pointed it out before - this may be because on smaller TVs the differences were difficult to discern, but nowerdays I'd say this is more of an issue. That's it really, just thought other newbies might find that point useful. C ya.