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  1. Andreas oakes

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    Hi
    Does anyone know if you can get a DVD with SDI for £200 or less, and is SDI any good.
    Andy
     
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    SDI is very good if you have a device cable of dealing with SDi signals, SDi is not standard on any DVD players i know of and modification for most is £250+ ontop of the player cost....
     
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    Thanks for that
     
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    Cheapest I've seen is an SDI-ed 1910 for all but £400, a PC solution would be about £220. I'm contemplating this route, not sure yet nor whether the player or PC option is more likely.
     
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    Good link :smashin: .. their 1910's cheaper than I've seen and MR-ed, the one I saw wasn't, that Philips looks tasty at that price too, shame the Sony is R1 only.
     
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    And from what I've read/heard CRT seem really know their stuff regarding Sdi.
     
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    Yup, their reputation seems very good .. and since SDI is of most interest to CRT owners in these days of HDCP-crippled DVI sources then a specialist in CRT HC equipment would be an ideal place to go to, and they're price competitive too. :)
     
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    Got my SDI player from them - would recommend them without hesitation.
     
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    How much better is the image
     
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    Subjectively, about 15% sharper than a DV88+ via component, with very stable colours, and no noise. Best I've ever seen, that's for sure. Pixar stuff looks HD, crap films look crap, great films look amazing.
     
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    Sounds good to me
     

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