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I have the Plus Piano, and it has a very good de-interlacer, the Silicon Image 503 chip.


With the new Piano HE-3200 being able to accept progressive scan, would my Panasonic RP-91 progressive scan output be better or worse than the 503's?


In general, would DVD player progressive output be better than other deinterlacers, or the other way around?


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Depends on the PJ. Yours has great deinterlacer (SI, Iscan, or DVDo) so interlaced signal would be best (component > Svideo). Panny RP91 has a good deinterlacer but not as good as Silicon Image or Faroudja (that's why the cheaper RP56 deinterlaces better). The RP91 has other features (zoom, DVD-A, better colors) that makes it an overall better player. Genesis (RP91) chip is not bad but not as revered as SI or Faroudja. Thus, the new Piano should look better with interlaced signal of the RP91, IMHO. On most PJs howerver, the RP91's progressive would look better due to their inferior video processing chip.
 

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Thanks for the reply, Huey.


So for those projectors which have Silicon Image or Faroudja de-interlacers, a progressive scan input capability would not be required unless the DVD player itself has a more advanced de-interlacer?


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Yep and it saves you some money as a good component, interlaced DVD player like Daewoo 5700 can be had for under $90 (region free, MV free after firmware update via CD-R) at local Sams Club.
 
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