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Audio Reciever video up conversion

by e207822 / May 21, 2006 11:54 AM PDT

I currently have direct TV w/tivo and the best connection I can make to my tv is s-video. Will I see any improved video quality if I get an audio receiver that up converts to component. I am assuming that my TV (Sony Trinitron HDTV 34" widescreen)does a pretty good job on its own. My tv has Component and HDMI inputs but I need to cut down a few trees before I would bother to upgrade to the HD receiver from direct tv.

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(NT) (NT) ill keep it short NO.
by gabereyes / May 21, 2006 1:53 PM PDT
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I agree...
by kena10 / May 21, 2006 9:48 PM PDT

if you're looking for a cheap way of upgrading the box, get one on ebay and then upgrade the service.

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CUT DOWN THE TREES
by stewart norrie / May 22, 2006 2:03 AM PDT

And get the direct t.v. hi-def box, Also If your amp does not have h.d.m.i. switching, Then run h.d.m.i. straight from box to t.v. then run optical audio from box to amp if dont have an amp then h.d.m.i. will work fine for t.v. sound Once you feed your Sony a hi-def signal you will be blown away with a movie theater picture good luck and post back stewart

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