I recently moved into a new home and while unpacking all of my stuff, I realized that somehow the PDP-R03U Media Receiver for my Pioneer PDP-5030HD plasma display did not make the move with me. I think it's possible that one of the movers saw what they thought was a DVD player and took it home with them, but I'm not sure and can't prove anything. All I know for certain is that I have a 50" plasma that I can't really do anything with because I don't have the media receiver for it.
I have seen a couple of different threads on here about this TV. The general consensus appears to be that you need the media receiver to get the most out of it and that just hooking it up via DVI won't work.
I've looked on eBay and Craigslist and I think it's ridiculous to pay around $300+ for a media receiver for a TV from 2003. Are there any other options?
Has anyone had luck with this TV with a DVI compatible, non-PC device? What about something like the Gefen TV GTV-HIDEFS - HD video scaler?
Failing that, does anyone have a PDP-R03U of their own that they're not using and willing to part with for a reasonable price?
Thank you in advance!