I don't know for sure, but that would be one monster mod, as it would involve going deep into the digital guts of the thing and changing everything about how it assembles the picture and outputs it. not very likely.
Originally posted by Mark Knight Are there any receivers are out that let you choose?
Yes. I believe right now for DirecTV, the Zenith 1080, 520 & Sony 200 all let you choose the HD output. Some receivers also have a 'native' mode, which if your display supports 480i, 480p, 720p & 1080i, would simply pass through whatever it receives. The Dish 6000 also has these capabilities.
Careful, Todd, some people have digital LCD monitors and some of these do not do well with displaying an interlaced video of any definition. Interlaced video was specifically invented to go well with electron beam scanning at interlaced scans. Progressive does look better on some digital monitors. Not all digital displays have problems with interlace video, just some and Mark may have a display that can't interpolate interlacing well. If he has a CRT then I'd go ahead and take that bet!
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