Archived from groups: alt.tv.tech.hdtv (More info?
Yes, a non progressive scan DVD player will output 480i. Does your player
have component outputs (3 cable connection)? If not, then you should
definitely invest in a new player.
"Steve" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> I'm new to all of this. What does a non-progressive-scan DVD player
> output? 480i, perhaps?
> "David&Joan" <email@example.com> wrote in message
>> It all depends on the quality of the upscaler/deinterlacer electronics in
>> your DLP. On a Sony WEGA, the Sony usually does a better job than a
>> progressive scan DVD player. So if you feed it 480i, you get a better
>> picture than if you feed it 480p from a progressive scan DVD player.
>> "Steve" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
>>> I have a low-end Toshiba DVD player. It doesn't have progressive-scan. I
>>> realize progressive-scan players have really come down in price;
>>> I'm curious: How would a non-progressive-scan player look on (say) a
>>> widescreen DLP TV?