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Postby deadphish » Mon Jan 14, 2008 8:42 am

I just got a Samsung 1080P7 DVD player. My question is: Should I be seeing a dramatic difference in pic quality when I upscale to 720p? My TV is a Sony Bravia 40" (720p native). Honestly I can't tell a bit of difference. Of course I am using a good quality HDMI cable, but there is no visible improvement that my eyes (which are pretty discerning) can see.

Thoughts?
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Postby kodos » Mon Jan 14, 2008 9:08 am

If your TV already had a good upscaler then no.

Even if it doesn't have a good upscaler, you still won't see that big of a difference.

There is only so much you can do. The source is 480p and nothing is going to change that.
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Re: DVD Upscalers

Postby goon attack » Mon Jan 14, 2008 9:46 am

deadphish wrote:
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You've wasted a LOT of money.
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Re: DVD Upscalers

Postby deadphish » Mon Jan 14, 2008 10:59 am

goon attack wrote:
deadphish wrote:
Thoughts?




You've wasted a LOT of money.
Whatever. It came free with my TV.
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Re: DVD Upscalers

Postby goon attack » Mon Jan 14, 2008 3:19 pm

deadphish wrote:
goon attack wrote:
deadphish wrote:
Thoughts?




You've wasted a LOT of money.
Whatever. It came free with my TV.


What I meant was that the TV was a waste of money. I mean, what a pile of junk.
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Postby Johnny_Hangover » Mon Jan 14, 2008 3:50 pm

My understanding of upscaling is that how a standard def DVD upscales is dependent upon how it was originally authored, but beyond that, I got nothing.
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Re: DVD Upscalers

Postby deadphish » Mon Jan 14, 2008 9:01 pm

goon attack wrote:
deadphish wrote:
goon attack wrote:
deadphish wrote:
Thoughts?




You've wasted a LOT of money.
Whatever. It came free with my TV.


What I meant was that the TV was a waste of money. I mean, what a pile of junk.
Goon, quit looking in my windows and get off of my property.
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Postby deadphish » Mon Jan 14, 2008 9:02 pm

Johnny_Hangover wrote:My understanding of upscaling is that how a standard def DVD upscales is dependent upon how it was originally authored, but beyond that, I got nothing.
That makes sense because Pixar films look stunning even at 480p, while older DVD's that I have look crappy no matter what.
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