So here's the setup. I have a massive DVD collection. Two years ago, I bought an HDTV, and with it came a Samsung DVD Upconverter. It died about 6 months in (skips, pauses, unresponsiveness), and I replaced it with a Samsung Blu-Ray Player (BD-P1600) to do BD and DVD upconversion. Over the last 18 months, I've been through hell with this player. It's been returned to Samsung 3 times for various skipping, pausing, and artifacting problems. It does this with blu ray and DVD discs, at unpredictable intervals. I was even to the point where I was going to throw it in the garbage and swear off Samsung players. I purchased and returned Sony and Panasonic BD players, simply because the DVD upconversion quality was nowhere near that of Samsung products. The images were much more grainy and blocky with the non-Samsung players. About 6 months ago, I got a player that works. Long story short, this player isnt working anymore. It's skipping, pausing, and doing it's old thing. I'm done with Samsung and it's crap quality. What other BD player manufacturer has top notch DVD upconversion? Thanks, all.