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Got a nice big family room in the new house and building a system with some old spare equipment for it. Old stuff, but this does not have to be state of the art...simply...good enough for a family room. I have an old Mits HC3000U dlp, a Yamaha DSPA2070, full complement of Defintive speakers and a 12" powered sub.
I'm looking for a decent, [relatively inexpensive], DVD player to feed the 1080i projector and the old Yamaha. Source will be DVDs mostly. [Maybe hook a ROKU in to the system].
Thoughts on DVD players to get best video from such antiquated equipment?
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Sorry, dyslexic fingers on the topic line. I am looking for DVD PLAYER options for the 1080i projector....
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That is not a 1080i projector, it's a 720p. I would buy a Blu-ray player, not a DVD player. I highly recommend the Panasonic Blu-ray players. They do an excellent job with DVD upscaling also. The BD89 is $79 at Best Buy and Amazon.
[Edited by ProjectorBoy on Oct 12, 2013 at 10:20 PM]
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I'm going to agree with the above poster. Keep in mind that DVD is a 480p source, not a HD source. It is not 1080 resolution, never will be. So, go with Blu-ray. It is HD from the start and looks fantastic. Modern players allow for streaming of HD content, which is nice, and the Mits. projector is hardly an antique as it is a solid high definition, albeit 720p, projector.

Get HDMI hooked up from a entry level Sony or Panasonic Blu-ray player and call it a day.
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