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Topic # 15510 26-Aug-2007 21:50
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Hi,

Sorry if this is in the wrong place! noob!

Just bought a Panasonic SC-PT450 Home Theater, on the advice from sale dude that it plays Divx - cant find it anywhere on the machine or box, or manual, but the Website (panasonic NZ) says it will play divx and mpeg 4.

BUT - Every disc I have tried has not worked, they all worked flawlessly on our $90 Pioneer Divx dvd player.

Am I doing something wrong? (Connected over HDMI its an upscaler - would this make a difference? 720p Panasonic Plasma too)

Or did the dude mess up and recomend me the wrong machine?

Other than that, it plays my DVD's - Awesomely. Empire Strikes back upscaled to 720p in 5.1 ch sound rocks (to me anyway, first time I've properly used a HD tv...

Thanks in advance for any help!

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  Reply # 83892 26-Aug-2007 21:59
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IT IS WRONG!

The SC-PT550GN-K supports divx.


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  Reply # 83899 26-Aug-2007 22:33
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Cheers for the reply, but

Just above that link tho, at http://www.panasonic.co.nz/product-detail$product$887$.html is the model he said was what we just bought.

It is the same model number we have, just has a -S on the end that I cant find note of on out one. I didnt know if this was like a "sports" version of the one I bought or what, or if this was our player, but It definately says on that site that Divx and Mpeg 4 is supported.


 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 83905 26-Aug-2007 23:05
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Well according to the specs page it does not support it.

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  Reply # 83906 26-Aug-2007 23:09
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Oh - I see where you are looking. On the Key Features part tho it says Divx and Mpeg4, ON the specifications it says no to Divx and Mpeg4, but then when you scroll down further to the bottom, to point 6 it says it plays all versions of Divx!! im lost really i think I'll take it back tomorrow, its so annoying i spent ages with all the speaker wires!

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  Reply # 83910 27-Aug-2007 06:18
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The S most likely refers to the colour. Is it silver by chance?







Media centre PC - Case Silverstone LC16M with 2 X 80mm AcoustiFan DustPROOF, MOBO Gigabyte MA785GT-UD3H, CPU AMD X2 240 under volted, RAM 4 Gig DDR3 1033, HDD 120Gig System/512Gig data, Tuners 2 X Hauppauge HVR-3000, 1 X HVR-2200, Video Palit GT 220, Sound Realtek 886A HD (onboard), Optical LiteOn DH-401S Blue-ray using TotalMedia Theatre Power Corsair VX Series, 450W ATX PSU OS Windows 7 x64

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  Reply # 83927 27-Aug-2007 09:07
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Yeah, it is silver. Cheers for the help guys

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  Reply # 83974 27-Aug-2007 15:12
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Problem Solved.

Website had a typo, advertised as Divx when it was not.

Just swapped for a Divx compatible one,
cheers for the help guys

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