I tried to read as much of this thread as possible but I did not find the answer I was looking for, so here it goes.
I have the TH-42PX50U, it is set up with my HD satellite receiver ( Bell Expressview ) for those of you not familiar with this, it is the Canadian equivalent of your Dishnet/Directv. Anyway, the HD Bell receiver allows for either 480i, 480P, 720p, 1080i, (no native/passthrough) to be chosen and than to be output to the TV. I have the HD satellite receiver set-up to outut 1080i for now.
Assuming that Bell Expressview is not changing the signals coming in from the broadcasters NBC 1080i, ABC 720p etc... (which has been a contraversy on many Canadian Forums that all Bell signals are changed to 720p....) what setting would you recomend, 720P or 1080i ??
The reason I ask this is that this Panny TH-42PX50U is a 768 progressive scan display, correct ? According to the manual Pg # 12, it is capable of displaying the following 480i, 480P, 720p, 1080i, but this note on pg # 13 is throwing me off, it reads as follows: "720P signals will be converted to 1080i format and output to the display."
Why would a 768p native set be converting the 720p signal to a 1080i. Is it not more work for the set to take a 720P signal, interlace it to 1080i, (unnecessary step) than to just leave the 720P signal and process it to 768p?
Any help would be greatly appreciated!!
Thanks in advance