At the higher end of the market, DVDO also sold the iScan VP50 and VP50 Pro. Originally retailing for thousands, these units are once again. The DVDO iScan VP is a high-definition video processor and A/V hub. This device converts standard or high definition from the user’s DVD Player, VCR, PVR. John checks out the DVDO iScan VP50PRO – a tasty THX Video certified and HDMI enabled video processor.

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While it’s not a complete MPEG artifact removal algorithm the unit still does not support a blocking and macroblocking solutionthis feature works quite nicely in removing the little noises that surround high detail areas, logos, and subtitles, caused by MPEG type compression. The Gamma Correction feature is a new addition that gives you the ability to change global gamma settings mostly useful for projectors or individual color gamma values mostly useful for.

I’m still convinced, of course, that processors should get the source material as closely as possible to the original content i.

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Just like the VP30 add-on, which supports isczn cadences, and maintains a proper lock – so does the VP I need to test this with a lot more sources to be fully convinced that it works. Unfortunately, both the silver and black front panels don’t really deliver the goods.

Next, I subjected the unit to a test round of torture. Comparing the mosquito removal of the two companies is quite difficult.

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With the sources currently available HDMI 1. Nothing is perfect, however, and the VP50 had a tough time with a Jackie Chan movie that apparently has something strange that causes most de-interlacers to think Film mode is enacted. Since the VP50 processes both audio and video, it can slightly delay a source’s audio track to better match its video. The HD “Ducky Lucky” algorithms take the ABT and push it slightly further – they further reduce the already tiny number of cases that I watch a display and mention how bad the image looks.


This is a test DVD that I recorded, composed of the toughest 2: As a hub, this unit can provide audio-video switching that eliminates lip sync and allows you to access any source signal on one display.

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The downside is that audio must be fed through the VP50 to accomplish this processing, and the VP50’s audio connectivity is not nearly as diverse as its video options. But the VP50’s processing takes image quality up a few extra notches, resulting in a crystal-clear picture with astounding detail.

My typical HD test sequences, composed of the typical mix of Sci fi movies The Fifth Element – Lilu’s birth scene, several Star Wars sequences produced amazing results.

The only way to get the unit to stop combing was to put it in Game mode. And when HDMI 1. I would have liked, however, to have a finer control over this feature. As such, these devices make deinterlacing errors and introduce artifacts into the picture.

The VP50 also adds a few more toys, some of which I found to be useful and some that require more work. It still needs some work audio glitches, aspect ratio, some features like the overscanbut it’s iwcan the best deal for the cash at this point in time, particularly for anyone needing HD de-interlacing. A cruder version of this is the Edge Enhancement EE filter. As with all other processors, PAL 2: The VP50 Pro also adds two 12V vp550 options. Let us know if we need to take a look at this page or fix a bug.


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This allows you to get unprecedented picture quality out of your set-top box or HD receiver, and results in a cleaner, sharper picture with ican fewer deinterlacing artifacts. The image that was processed by the VP50 was cleaner and more attractive than the direct connection from disc player to projector. Go to Home Page.

The anamorphic lens will then squeeze the data down to 2. This device is THX certified. Please explain the problem you are having.

Picture quality PQ on all of these inputs is exceptionally clear, and I have not seen a particular problem with those inputs. Our Vault pages may have some display quirks.

The side effects of this artifact removal are quite small but noticeable primarily on text e. The two algorithms definitely behave differently.

My main annoyance with the custom input aspect ratio was the inability to assign custom aspect ratios to buttons on the original remote. I guess I’m old fashioned, but I prefer to learn the remote control button features directly from a remote when possible. With all features enabled the VP50 produces less than 3 frames of delay.