Originally Posted by TMG
"Upscaling actually changes the image (480i to 480p)
Upconversion changes the format (s-video to component, s-video to hdmi, component to hdmi, etc)"
I'm not sure this is correct. For example, why all the fuss about upconverting dvd players if they don't improve the image?
If the image isn't improved, why would I care about upconversion if only the format changes?
Someone help us out here.
It is confusing. I think the terms get use interchangably at times. For Yamaha receivers they say:
Fully Analog Video Up-Conversion to HDMI and Component Video
Output with TBC
De-Interlacing (480i to 480p)
Up-Scaling (480i to 1080i/720p)
However, the point is that the Denon 2807 will allow you to send your source data input via an analog input and then out via HDMI. It basically passes the signal through via HDMI. It doesn't upscale it to a higher resolution. However, if your source or display can do the upscaling it probably isn' important. The Yamaha V2600 for example can take a 480i source, upscale it to 1080i and send it to your display via HDMI.