This world has enough problems without a DVD/VCR combo that upscales to 1080P. Have you actually watched a VHS tape lately on your new HDTV? As if those family videos of uncle Bob in a Speedo weren't horrifying enough, now we're going to upconvert those 220 interlaced lines to 2 million pixels? Stop...the...madness!
At least Panasonic had the
decency honesty to put this little pearl of wisdom on the packaging:
"*7 Video sources converted to 1920 x 1080 resolution, while of high quality, will exhibit somewhat lower subjective image resolution than true native 1080p full-HD sources. See dealer for details."
Repeat after me: Upscaling is not the same as true HD.--John Sciacca
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