I asked this question via email to I-O Data and this is the response I received. This seems to conflict with what TUFU has reported. But even the response I received below seems conflicting. For my needs, I really need to know if this player does upconvert store bought DVDs (or DVD back-up copies).
I have some feedback from our engineer.
> when I play a DVD movie disc if the player will upconvert through
> component jacks from 480p to 720p and 1080i
Our LinkPlayer doesn't have such a function unfortunately.
Therefore, if you just enjoy 480p DVD playback on HD TV. Basically 480p source is 480p source.
Our LinkPlayer is providing the best 480p / 720p / 1080i by
each video quality with some digital tuning (4tapInterpolation and