[mythtv-users] upsampling/upconverting dvd?

Mudit Wahal mwahal at gmail.com
Wed Jan 4 16:22:01 UTC 2006


Check out avsforum.com and read up the DVD Player Standard def forum.
They go in detail about each upsampling/upconverting/upscaling dvd
players in the market and compare the quality etc. That forum is great
source of information about dvd players (standalone and network



On 1/4/06, matthew.garman at gmail.com <matthew.garman at gmail.com> wrote:
> Looking at standalone DVD players, many of them claim to be
> "upsampling" or "upconverting".  If I understand correctly, this
> means that they do some kind of magic to upconvert/upsample the DVD
> video to 720p or 1080i.
> If that definition is accurate, does the upsampling make a
> (positive) difference?
> And if it does make a difference, is there any way to achieve
> something similar under MythTV?
> Basically, I've got a nice HD 720p/1080i TV on the way, and I'd like
> to consolidate AV equipment as much as possible (i.e., can I do away
> with the standalone DVD player?  MythTV already lets me do away with
> the DVR provided by the cable company.)
> Thanks!
> Matt
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