Sony GX3 v GX300: What's the difference?

Discussion in 'Blu-ray & DVD Players & Recorders' started by Paul Cooksley, Jan 16, 2005.

  1. Paul Cooksley

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    Just wondered if anyone knows what the difference between the Sony GX3 and GX300 is? Is there any? When did the GX300 first come out?

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    In a nutshell progressive scan and DVD+R recording. The GX300 also has MP3 playback - I can't remember if the GX3 had that or not. They are similar machines though - the GX300 replaced the GX3 last September/October time.
     
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    Thanks for that info...

    Can anyone simply elaborate as to what exactly "progressive scan" actually is or does? I read alot about it and must confess to not actually knowing in simple, layman terms what is actually is !!!!

    Thanks!
     
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    Newer model also features 'chasing playback' - allows you to start watching the dvd from the start, whilst it is still recording!
     
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    Providing you aren't:
    - Recording in HQ or HSP modes
    - Using 1x speed DVD-RWs
    - Using 4x speed DVD-RWs
    - Using DVD-RWs that aren't fully compatible
    - Using 'Video' mode.

    Good machines - don't get me wrong - but there ability to 'timeslip' is poor compared to Panasonic, Toshiba, Samsung etc
     

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