Go Back  DVD Talk Forum > DVD Discussions > DVD & Home Theater Gear
Reload this Page >

2 questions - progressive dvd player on regular tv and help finding a dvd changer

DVD & Home Theater Gear Discuss DVD and Home Theater Equipment.

2 questions - progressive dvd player on regular tv and help finding a dvd changer

Old 07-07-04, 06:35 AM
Thread Starter
Join Date: Oct 2001
Posts: 107
Likes: 0
Received 0 Likes on 0 Posts
2 questions - progressive dvd player on regular tv and help finding a dvd changer

Hi All,

We had to replace a tv, and now dad wants me to get him a dvd player for it. Since I am saving up to get a better 16x9 tv in a couple years, dad got a cheaper, regular tv right now..

So my problems are:

Can a progressive scan dvd player, show a proper image on a regular interlace (I think that is the term?) tv or do they only work properly on 480p tvs?


My dad WANTS a dvd changer since our other tv, has a dvd changer and he likes it...

I want to find a progressive, region free, dvd changer that plays dvd-r, dvd+r as well....

Any ideas where I can find one or at least brands for me to look out for?

(I am in Toronto, Canada if that helps at all regarding the 2nd question...like certain stores or sites!)


[email protected]
ICQ: 3081429
Old 07-07-04, 08:31 AM
DVD Talk Hero
Join Date: Dec 1999
Location: Hail to the Redskins!
Posts: 25,240
Likes: 0
Received 36 Likes on 30 Posts
1) Progressive scan players only work in progressive scan mode on digital tvs. I do not know of any progressive scan capable DVD player that does not have a regular mode.

2) I don't know. I'll defer that one.
Old 07-07-04, 08:48 AM
DVD Talk Hall of Fame
Join Date: Jan 2001
Location: Portland
Posts: 8,324
Likes: 0
Received 1 Like on 1 Post
#1: What DVD Josh said. I don't think you can find a non-progressive scan player now days anyways. (OK, you can, but they're in the low minority. Even the $30 players are PS now.)

#2: Go to www.videohelp.com click on DVD players. There's a check list of features you can search from, including media types. It's by no means complete, but it will be a good starting point.

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Thread Tools
Search this Thread

Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service - Do Not Sell My Personal Information -

Copyright 2021 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.