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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 2008-07-20, 05:54 PM Thread Starter
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Question NTSC to PAL converter?

Going to the middle east;

Is there a converter to PAL format??

Panasonic Plasma 4360


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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old 2008-07-20, 08:17 PM
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If you will be in the Middle East for more than a short while you are best to sell your Panasonic TV here and buy a new one when you get there.
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post #3 of 4 (permalink) Old 2008-07-21, 07:47 AM
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Title is backwards, you need a PAL to NTSC converter Converters do exist although I don't know where to get them. The one I used wasn't 100% perfect (it made a weird sync every couple of seconds. Probably something to do with the conversion from 50 Hz up to 60 Hz. Better than nothing though.
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post #4 of 4 (permalink) Old 2008-07-21, 10:25 AM
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Instead of buying a PAL to NTSC converter I would rather get a scaler or video processor that accepts PAL signals and converts/scales them to 720/1080p over HDMI. AFAIK, such units start from $300.

Google for Atlona AT-AVS-HDMI, Gefen Home Theater Video Scaler or Atlona Video Scaler with HDMI output.
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