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Check out this link, its a Samsung DVD player that uses HDMI, it claims it can "up" convert standard DvD's to 720p or 1080i

http://www.tigerdirect.com/applicati...&CMP=ILC-FOT02

if thats true why pay 1000 bucks for a HDDVD or BR player?
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Upscaling does not look as good as a native 1080p player. It takes processing power to upscale and although it looks good it will never look as good as an original movie at 1080p.
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Read this article...it shows upconversion pictures and native pictures with the same scene

http://hardware.teamxbox.com/reviews...DVD-Player/p4/
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IT depends if one what you got Liek HDtv or a projector
    
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^^I dont know how either would make a difference. But a HD DVD or Blu Ray is a true HD movie vs a upscaled picture thru a DVD player. Upscaling is a bad word in this business as you are adding to something that never had it in the first place which introduces all kinds of problems.

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