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post #1 of 2 Old 05-08-2013, 06:54 PM - Thread Starter
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For my money it's gotta be the old Samjunk DVD-HD960-I have 2 of em' and they work flawlessly.
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Off top of my head...

LG LVB418 - Faroudja
Samsung DVD-HD960 - Faroudja
Oppo 981HD - Faroudja
Yamaha S2500 - Faroudja

There were previous versions of the above models that upscaled to only 1080i.

Oppo 983HD - Anchor Bay
Denon DVD-2930/3930 - Realta
Toshiba XDE500/600 - XDE - made the good mastered DVD, even better (almost HD-like) and the bad mastered, even worse (amplified the flaws in PQ).

I thought the players with plain old Mediatek chipset were fine upscalers, especially Philips 5990/5992 which pretty much played anything avi.

For DVD playback, I think current blu ray players are not as good as above mentioned DVD players with the exception of handful like Oppo.
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