J.M. Vargas wrote:There's a Pioneer region-free player with my name on it at a nearby electronics store... for $79 plus tax. I've never dabbled in region-free player land, so I think I'd rather go with a brand name like Pioneer than risk it with the cheaper no-name brands like the one's that screwed stypee over. Shame being a region-free Blu-ray owner still costs an obscene amount of bucks, especially when a beauty like THIS comes out across the pond.
J.M. Vargas wrote:It wouldn't be THIS PIO MODEL by any chance? I just bought it.
mkiker2089 wrote:A lot of DVD players had progressive mode on a physical switch because as Stypee found out, when the video is messed up you can't fix it.
It seems like there would a be a factory reset option though that would reset it to default settings. Holding down the power button or something.
HGervais wrote:I swear by this JVC player.. I own two of them and have given two of them as gifts. They are beasts. They have played everything I have stuck in them and the picture & sound quality is really top notch. It may be 30 bucks more expensive than your average baseline region free player but it is money well spent.
Steve T Power wrote:I don't understand how progressive scan could be giving you trouble on a HD display... unless you're hooking the thing up through composite cables, but even then...
mkiker2089 wrote:Are you sure it's progressive scan? You didn't swith it to PAL did you?
Then again people have said PAL works on HD TVs as well.
molly1216 wrote:it gets worse..somehow when this machine was reinstalled a dvd decoder wasn't loaded
mkiker2089 wrote:molly1216 wrote:it gets worse..somehow when this machine was reinstalled a dvd decoder wasn't loaded
VLC. it's free and does a great job with DVDs and all media. Also called VideoLan but a google search for VLC media player should get you going.
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