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post #1 of 8 Old 07-15-2014, 02:03 PM - Thread Starter
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DVDO iScan Mini

I haven't seen any review of it on the web, does anyone @ AVS have one? How is it compare to Darbee Darblet?

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I have one. I should be able to get a little review online this weekend.

I wouldn't compare it to a Darbee though. It's more like a simplified version of the Edge, with many features removed and a few new ones added. If you like DVDO's scaling engine that's certainly a good thing. On the other hand the removed support for deinterlacing (480i and 1080i) is really weird - after all 1080i is still *THE* broadcast standard in the US, isn't it ?
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Hello Fudoh,

Can you tell us about scaling quality of the mini (and general PQ quality ) ?

I'm interested to use it with my Lumagen Radiance XD to my UHD TV to avoid scaling of my TV (Samsung F9000).

I think this product is to use with EDGE or DUO to have a kind of "upgrade" in 4K (for output only of course)
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If you liked DVDO's scaling in the past, you'll like the Mini. It's considerably rougher than Lumagen's scaling engine, but this said, with a little adjustment of the detail enhancement, especially the upscaling of HD resolutions looks pretty good. So far I only tried 720p to 1080p. On the weekend I'll be able to try 1080p to 4K, but I got a pretty good idea about what to expect already.

Street price is around $220 from what I can tell. For owners of 4K TVs that's a solid investment.
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If you liked DVDO's scaling in the past, you'll like the Mini. It's considerably rougher than Lumagen's scaling engine, but this said, with a little adjustment of the detail enhancement, especially the upscaling of HD resolutions looks pretty good. So far I only tried 720p to 1080p. On the weekend I'll be able to try 1080p to 4K, but I got a pretty good idea about what to expect already.

Street price is around $220 from what I can tell. For owners of 4K TVs that's a solid investment.
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Any idea how the iScan compares to the upscaled in Sony sets? From what I've heard, the recent Sony's do a good job of upscaling. I'd be more interested in the DVDO if it was capable of switching multiple HDCP 2.2 sources, but that's a few years off I suppose
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I've got one. I plan to start checking it out soon with my Sony 1100ES and DVDO Duo.

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I own a lot of Dvdo gear I have had nothing but problems with this product
way too many communication problems leaving "no signal" floating around
on the screen I have tried multiple TV's and commercial displays with this unit
and it has the same problems on every one.


the firmware is from 2008.
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