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Upconverting question

Old 11-25-05, 06:53 AM
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Upconverting question

I noticed the latest version of Sony's 400 disc player has the HDMI connection. I have a lot of DVD-Rs I've recorded from analog vhs and cable. Will these look worse through the HDMI? Expose the quality flaws more? I'm considering getting this player. Should I also hook up the component cable and if watching a disc from analog source switch to that input or will everything look better through the HDMI?
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Old 11-25-05, 07:33 AM
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The difference will likely not be that dramatic, but the HDMI connection may expose more flaws in the low-quality source. I would just resign myself to the fact that compressed DVD-Rs recorded from analog cable are always going to look like crap on any large screen and just live with it.
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