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DVD Benchmark - Part 5 - Progressive Scan DVD

It has long been our feeling that one can learn much more about the quality of a DVD player by watching lousy DVD movie material than you can learn by watching great material. Great material tends to look fine on just about every player...

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DVD Benchmark - Part 1 - Video

Let's start with a little technical information on DVD. I am never really sure how much to cover and how technical to get. I will do my best to make things as easy as possible for everyone to understand...

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Introduction to the Benchmark Tests

On May 13 and 14, 2000, Secrets hosted its first DVD player Benchmark Event (Shootout I) in Redmond, Washington, where we tested numerous DVD players as to their video, audio, functional, and usability qualities. Audio Precision and Tektronix instrumentation were employed to gather extremely accurate data.

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DVD Benchmark - Part 2 - Audio

There's the old audiophile myth that measurements don't mean anything because something can measure the same, yet sound vastly different. If you take the specs provided by most manufacturers as measurements...

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