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Sharp P50 Series worth buying HDMI DVD Player?

Discussion in 'LCD & LED LCD TVs Forum' started by f1005705, Aug 18, 2005.

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    Hi,

    I have the Sharp 32p50 LCD TV. I have a Yelo8000 DVD player and connect them together using component. I am happy with the PQ, however will using a DVD player via HDMI improve this further?. I guess it will as it is digital to digital but will I see a difference I was thinking about the Sammy HD850 or 950.

    Any comment would help. I am aware that this in not a HD LCD.
     
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    HDMI is generally wasted on SD material such as DVD, I would save your pennies if I was you.

    If there is an improvement it will only be minimal. This would generally be the case if you had a HD LCD or otherwise.
     
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    Thanks for the reply. I guessed as much. I won't get a HD LCD until HD becomes wide spread and Free to air IMO 3+ years. That's why I picked the 32p50 as it is V Good with SD and I will put this in the bedroom when I u/g to a larger HD LCD.
     
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    In my opinion you'll be waiting a lot longer than 3 years for FTA HDTV. The digital switch over will end in 2012 and if they pull their socks up they could roll HDTV out just after the've canned analogue.

    Personally, I think you'll be able to get HDTV over the net with download speeds increasing rapidly, it'll be about 4-5 years before a decent service is reached.

    Richie.
     

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