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Upscaling question

Cow Puncher

Active Member
Hi all,

Apologies if this has been covered.

I work colleague has recently purchased a new 40" Bravia and got a DVD player/recorder thrown in with the deal.

He says that he was told that the player can upscale to 1080i although i thought that upscalers only went up to 480i. This is something i've not heard of but my knowledge of upscale dvd players isn't that large and i'd like to tell him he's wrong.

So can anyone tell me whether this is possible?




Active Member
My understanding is that standard DVD players 480i with progressive players being 480p and upscalers offering 720p and 1080i so I'm certain that his DVD will offer the 2 higher resolutions I might be wrong about standard def resolutions though.


Active Member
I think you will find that it CAN upscale to 1080i. The question is will the picture look better at 1080 or 720 from a standard dvd upscaled ?

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