Upscaling DVD player for PX60?

Discussion in 'Plasma TVs Forum' started by razbox, Dec 30, 2006.

  1. razbox

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    I'm looking to update my old DVD player and was going to get a basic Panny one for now until the PS/3 comes along:

    £46 DVDS1
    £83 DVDS52

    My question is - will the upscaling & HDMI port in the more expensive one make any difference to the PQ in the PX60?

    cheers
     
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    Have you done some specific research on those models in the dvd section of the forums? I've been in there a bit myself recently and from what i've read both models you quote would fall in the budget end of the market and though i may be wrong would still fall in the category where the PX60 would do the better job of upscaling. Hence you wouldn't see much of a step up in PQ.

    I think on a budget you need to be looking at the likes of the Oppo 981H or Denon 1930 before you actually see the player doing a better job with upscaling than the plasma and better PQ, ie a £180> player.
     
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    why spend thousands on a shiny new plasma to the spend such a misely amount on a el cheapo DVD player:eek:

    not only will a £150+ player look significantly better - but sonically it will shine.

    do yourself a favour and get something decent :lease:
     
  4. razbox

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    Because I'm getting a Bluray player in the PS/3 later in the year...
     
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    I'd just wait.

    Upscaling DVDs (especially cheap ones) aren't often worth the effort. My Oppo does a great job but it's still not a patch on what the vp50 does to the picture so I never use its upscaling features. If you had a Pioneer I'd say go for HDMI.
     

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