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Sony Qualia LCD performance with Blu Ray versus DVD 480p

by fisheou / March 1, 2008 1:11 AM PST

I own a Sony Qualia KDX46Q005 LCD Wide Screen TV using the Tri-illuminesence (LED) backlighting. Its native output is 1080p with maximum allowed input to the controller of 1080i. All input is made 1080p output via the Sony WEGA engine. I am currently using an OPPO DV-981HD (not a high-def DVD player) and a Panasonic DMR-EZ47V DVD-Recorder (also not a high-def player) both set with 1080i output (i.e., up conversion of 480p DVD to 1080i by the players to the Sony Controller). Question: if I were to change out the OPPO with a Blu-Ray High Definition player would I see a significant difference in the quality of the picture on this high-end LCD Sony TV?

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(NT) Yes you would !!! John
by jcrobso / March 3, 2008 12:27 AM PST
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Huge difference on my Sony 46"
by minimalist / March 3, 2008 2:29 AM PST

And the more you watch Blu-ray or HD content the less content you will be with up-converted DVD's, even well mastered ones. And its not just a sharper image, its the increased contrast and color depth.

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(NT) Yes - big diffrence
by givemeaname / March 3, 2008 3:17 AM PST
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