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philips 642 4x upsampling feature, where?

Old 02-11-05, 03:40 PM
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philips 642 4x upsampling feature, where?

For those who own this model, you will recall that on top of this dvd player box it indicated a 4x video upsampling which is one of the philips feature. When I bought this player and started looking at the manual, I can't seem to find this feature listed there so I don't know if this player automatically does a 4x video upsampling that makes the video look better or do you have to turn it on somewhere in the menu?
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Old 02-14-05, 11:31 AM
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From what I gather, it's on by default and can't be turned off or altered. I probably doesn't improve the picture on commercial DVDs all that much, but I can tell you that AVIs and 'archived' DVDs compressed down to single layer look fabulous, and it's this feature that does it.
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Old 02-16-05, 04:12 AM
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It does have 4x upsampling, and it is hardwired in like Mike said.
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