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DVD Players & Recorders
Introduction to DVD .........................90-91
JVC .............................................................92-105
LG ......................................................................106
Onkyo ....................................................107-109
Panasonic .............................................110-115
Pioneer ..................................................116-120
Samsung ..............................................121-123
Sony .......................................................124-129
Toshiba .................................................130-135
Yamaha ..........................................................136
DVD Accessories .............................137-141
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Choosing a DVD Player
The essential home theater source component,
a DVD player is also one of the best entertainment values today. It delivers digital picture
quality that until recently you would only have
seen in a TV broadcast studio. You’ll hear
digital-quality surround sound. You’ll enjoy over thirty thousand titles including movies, concert videos, children’s
programs and more. Plus today, more and more DVDs include not only the original movie, but also extra content like
director's cuts, behind-the-scenes documentaries, interviews, outtakes, and more. Of course, compared to videotape,
DVDs are more compact, more durable and offer much faster access to individual movie scenes—no rewinding and
precise search features. Features to look for:
Progressive Scan
DVD Changer Capability
This feature effectively doubles the picture quality. To get the
benefit of progressive scan, you'll want to connect your DVD player
to a “high scanning”, “High Definition monitor” or “High Definition
upgradeable” television. If you own or you're thinking of buying one
of these televisions, then a progressive scanning DVD player is a
must.
This lets you load any mix of up to 5, 100, 300 or 400 CDs and DVDs for
pushbutton access to all your music and movies. No more rummaging
through the shelves. No more fumbling with jewel boxes. You can save a
lot of shelf space by simply storing your CDs and DVDs in the changer.
Plus, DVD players are so good at playing music CDs that you'll no longer
need a separate CD player. Choose from carousel models that hold a
handful of discs, or bulkier mega changers with room for up to 400 discs.
3:2 Reverse Conversion
After you’ve selected a progressive-scan player, be sure to choose a
model with 3:2 pulldown processing 3:2 reverse conversion is a
technology employed in the better progressive scan DVD players. It
retains the integrity of the movie’s original film frames. You'll see a
clearer picture, especially on scenes with movement.
Component Video Outputs
Component (Y/PB/PR) outputs are a must for progressive scan
DVD—and they're highly desirable for all other players. They do the
best job of preserving the picture quality. Component video outputs
(Y/PB/PR) are the best way to convey the full quality of the signal
from the DVD player to the television.
DVD-R/RW, CD MP3/JPEG Playback
Most of today’s DVD players can handle all the different types of
discs you'll want to play. Newer DVD players have added the
capability to play DVD formats like DVD-R/RW and DVD+R/RW. These
are the formats usually associated with DVD burners for your
computer and DVD recorders. You’ll also want to make sure that
they player can play back CD-R and CD-RW discs embedded with
MP3 or WAV music files and JPEG photos—because it is this ability
that will turn your DVD setup into a true entertainment center.
Super Audio CD Playback
Higher-end models are also able to play either DVD-Audio discs or
Super Audio CDs (SACDs) — and a few can play both. The perfect
complement to multi-channel home theater speaker systems, these
high resolution discs provide the best sound quality available
today—capturing subtle details that make music sound richer and
more real. Both are capable of delivering 5.1-channel music that
places you in the center of the performance when you listen through
a home theater system. There are thousands of DVD-Audio and
SACD titles available.
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Picture Zoom
Some players feature a picture zoom capability, with different magnification levels, so you can study the scene in detail. Some will even allow you
to pan up/down and left/right in order to enlarge specific areas of the
screen. If you have a conventional 4:3 aspect ratio TV, some DVD players
have a 4:3 TV zoom feature that will enlarge the letterbox format picture
to get rid of the black bars at the top and bottom of your TV screen. Just
like "full screen" DVD version of widescreen movies, you lose about 33%
of the picture area due to cropping of the sides, but at least you will no
longer have those black bars that can be annoying to some viewers.
Digital Audio Outputs
For utmost flexibility in a home theater system, be sure your DVD player
includes both optical and coaxial digital audio outputs. This allows the
player to pass the "raw" digital audio signal for outboard Dolby Digital
and/or DTS surround sound decoding by a receiver or preamplifier. A
digital audio connection is best, as the digital audio signal is less subject
to degradation and interference than the analog counterpart. The
optical digital connection uses laser (light) pulses to transmit data in a
fiber optic cable. In contrast, the coaxial digital audio connection uses a
modulated radio frequency (RF) signal and a specialized cable that looks
like an RCA-type connection.
On-Board Decoders
Some DVD players can perform on-board decoding of the Dolby Digital
or DTS signal and pass out the 5.1-channel decoded analog signals (five
full frequency channels and one low frequency effects ".1" channel). This
feature is worthwhile only if you have a "digital ready" or "5.1-channel
ready" receiver. If you have a Dolby Digital receiver, then you should use
one of the digital audio outputs and let the receiver perform the decoding. One reason is that the digital signal is less likely to be degraded
when passing between the DVD player and the receiver or preamplifier.
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Choosing a DVD Recorder
DVD recorder machines have come a long way in
the past year or so. The prices on these stand alone
units have dropped from around $800 to 200 $300. There are many different brand names
available (JVC, Panasonic, Pioneer, Sony and
Toshiba) for a DVD recorder-and most of them are
going to be an excellent choice. Finding the right
DVD recorder for you isn't as hard as you might think. Although the choice is bewildering (and becoming more so each day)
you'll find it hard to buy a bad machine - and if you look around you'll find a great machine at a cheap price. Record TV
shows and home movies and then watch them on a DVD player, or on your computer's DVD-ROM drive. Like a VCR, a
DVD recorder has a built-in TV tuner, and a clock/timer for unattended recording.
Advantages of Recording to Disc
◆ The advantages of recording video to DVD versus tape is the same as recording music to CD instead of cassette. You don't have to fast-forward or
rewind to find an unused section of tape, or worry about unintentionally recording over another segment. The DVD recorder keeps track of the size
and location of any available space on the disc. To start recording, you simply push the Record button. Arranging and editing video segments with
a DVD recorder is as easy as creating a mix CD on a CD recorder.
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DVD discs are a much more durable and robust medium than magnetic tapes. This makes them ideal for archiving programs recorded on tape, or
for transferring precious camcorder footage. Disc-based recording eliminates worries about old or worn tapes getting stuck in your VCR or
degrading over time. And although the technology in DVD recorders is very advanced, they actually have fewer moving parts than a VCR, for
better long-term reliability.
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DVD recorders provide anywhere from one to six hours of recording time on a regular 4.7GB single-sided blank DVD. There are differences depending
on which recordable DVD format you use, but you can generally expect to record 1-2 hours of studio-quality video, or up to 6 hours at VHS quality.
The highest-quality mode yields recordings with picture and sound quality that are virtually indistinguishable from the original.
HDD Recorders
DVD Formats
The major DVD formats are DVD-R, DVD-RW, DVD+R, DVD+RW and
DVD-RAM. DVD-R/RW is backed by Pioneer and supported on the
computer side by Apple; DVD-RAM is backed by Panasonic with support
by Toshiba; DVD+R/RW is backed by Sony and Philips, with support from
Hewlett-Packard.
DVD-R and DVD+R are write-once formats, while DVD-RW, DVD-RAM are
reWritable i.e. you can record more than once onto the same disc.
DVD-RW and DVD+RW discs can be erased and re-recorded about 1,000
times, while DVD-RAM discs can be re-recorded up to 100,000 times! The
+ and - varieties are not compatible, however, there is no difference
between + and - in terms of quality, although for some reason, - discs
tend to be cheaper. DVD+R/+RW recordings are always DVD-Video compatible . With a DVD+RW video recorder, you don't have to worry about
the various recording modes and options. All discs that are produced by
the DVD+RW video recorder, both DVD+R and DVD+RW, regardless of
their playing time or picture quality setting, are written in a compatible
mode and therefore can be played in the vast majority of standard
DVD-Video players.
DVD-R is the format that's most compatible with current players and
drives. DVD-RAM is the least compatible — it will only play on DVD
players specifically designed to handle it. However, DVD-RAM does offer
some unique capabilities; the discs are double-sided and therefore have
a greater capacity. They also allow 'time-shifting', watching the beginning
of a recording while still recording the end, pausing live TV etc.
DVD HDD recorders offer flexibility and convenience: they allow you
to record directly onto a high-capacity hard drive disk—perfect as a
temporary storage and the ability to record to DVD disc, ideal for
more permanent storage. The greater the size of the hard disc, the
more TV you can record, so go for the biggest you can afford. It's
bound to fill up quicker than you think.
The hard drive is normally accompanied by DVD-RAM, or DVD-R
compatible recording capability. In addition to more flexibility in
storing the programs, there is also greater flexibility in viewing the
shows with most of these recorders. For example, you can watch a
recorded program and simultaneously record a new program into
the disc. Also, you can stop live picture and the recorder keeps on
recording, and you can resume to watch the program as you please.
DVD hard disc drive recorders work much like the computer drives
used in personal computers. The amount you can store in the hard
drive unit of broadcast programming depends on how big the storage
space is and what type of recording mode you use. For example, an
80 GB had disc drive in select Toshiba models gives you up to 75
hours of recording time on a LP mode. The quality of the recording is
deteriorated somewhat from the original in this mode, however.
Most DVD hard drive recorders also have smart recording unit, which
will record, if the DVD disc hasn't got enough space, the remainder of
the program onto the hard drive.
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JVC
XV-N320B/322S • XV-N420B/422S
DVD Players
Top: XV-N320B; Bottom: XV-N420B
JVC’s DVD players offer high-end video
performance with style and convenience.
Sporting an ultra-slim profile and stylish
design the XV-N320B (black) / XV-N322S
(silver) feature 11 visual effects during still
image (JPEG) playback and the option to save any desired image as a custom start-up screen. Vari-Speed Playback allows
you to watch a DVD up to 1.5x faster while audio and subtitles play at normal speed. Additional features include Express
Play Start, high-resolution graphical user interface (GUI), Direct Digital Progressive Scan Output, Video Fine Processor, 10bit/54MHz video digital-to-analog (DAC) converter, 192kHz/24 bit audio DAC, 3-step Zoom Play, 10-disc memory and onetouch replay that instantly replays the last ten seconds viewed.
The XV-N420B (black) / XV-N422S (silver) steps-up with an illuminated disc tray, Windows Multimedia (WMA) playback
and AV Compulink for one-touch control of an entire JVC A/V stystem Both offer playback compatibility with the full
range of formats: DVD, CD, CD-R/RW, DVD+R/+RW, DVD-R/RW, VCD, SVCD and MP3(CD-R/RW)/JPEG digital stills.
Outputs include coaxial digital for Dolby Digital and DTS pass-through, as well as component, composite and S-Video.
Each includes a newly-designed, slim full-function remote control.
F E AT U R E S
◆ They play DVD Video, DVD-R/RW (Video
Format), CD, CD-R/RW, VCD, SVCD, and
MP3/JPEG Digital Still (CD-R/RW)
◆ 10-bit/54MHz) video D/A converter and
192kHz/ 24-bit audio D/A converter
◆ Component, composite and S-Video output
◆ JVC’s high-performance Rolling Pickup
follows wandering tracks and plays warped
discs with impeccable precision. Plays discs
that other brand DVD players can’t.
◆ Coaxial digital outputs for PCM, Dolby
Digital and DTS
◆ DTS analog 2 ch. downmix output
◆ Digital Direct Progressive Scan output
delivers smooth, sharp, high-resolution
images in progressive format
plus analog L/R front output
◆ Zoom play (3 steps)
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Variable-speed playback with sound and
subtitles (1.5x/1.2x/1.0x/0.8x/0.6x)
◆ Turn on the system and load a disc into the
DVD player. The first movie scene appears
on screen with virtually no waiting. Express
Play Start has a unique algorithms to identify media and optimize parameters, the wait
for the show to start is over.
XV-NP10S DVD Player/Memory Card Player
Very similar to the
XV-N322S, the
XV-NP10S features a
versatile interface for a
wide range of memory cards, including SD, Smart Media, MMC, Memory Stick, Compact
Flash and xD-Picture Card. It directly loads, reads and plays stills, moving pictures, and
audio programs stored in a mounted memory card. JPEG (digital still images), WMA, MP3,
and MPEG-4 (digital video images, Simple Profile) can be played back, whether the files
are saved on a CD/DVD disc or in a memory card. MPEG-4 (Advanced Simple Profile) and
DivX file playback is also possible from a CD/DVD disc.
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◆ One-touch instant replay (10-seconds)
◆ Variable search/slow in forward/reverse
◆ VFP (Video Fine Processor):
7 parameters with 2 presets and 2 manual
settings let you control image quality
according to your personal preferences. I
◆ 1.5x Quick playback with sound lets you
catch up to the real-time broadcast schedule. You can speed up playback or slow it
down to half-speed. Either way the picture is
distortionless and soundtrack audible.
◆ Bookmark function memorizes where the
DVD stopped playing and resumes playback
at that position (up to 10 discs).
◆ High resolution GUI (Graphic User Interface)
with PC-like tool bars overlaid at the top of
the TV screen, with drop-down menus, for
simple point and click operation.
◆ On-screen languages (English, Spanish)
◆ Supplied full-function remote control
◆ N420B/422S step-up with a transparent
disc tray elegantly illuminated in blue (with
dimmer control), lending an even sleeker
look to these stylish units. Also offers AV
COMPU LINK for one-touch control of an
entire JVC A/V system.
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HR-XVC18B/19S • HR-XVC37
DVD Player/VHS Hi-Fi Recorder Combos
JVC’s DVD/VCR combo’s offers outstanding performance
combined with convenience features that make
operation quick and easy. With JVC’s Auto Select
feature all that’s required to begin DVD or VHS
playback is to insert a cassette or disc – it’s that
simple, and works with both the RF and video outputs.
The HR-XVC18B (black)/HR-XVC19S (silver) offer DVD,
CD-R/RW, MP3/JPEG (CD-R/RW), Video CD, SVCD and
DVD-R/-RW (video format) playback. Other DVD
Top: HR-XVC18B; Bottom: HR-XVC19S
features include a high performance one-chip AV
decoder with adaptive geometrical chroma mapping, coaxial digital audio output, 5.1-channel Dolby Digital/DTS output,
component video output and multi-session CD playback. Other features include Express Play Start that initiates program
play about five seconds after the tray is closed, S-VHS Quasi-Playback (SQPB) and a multi-language color on-screen display.
For convenience, one-touch replay (on the remote) replays the last 10 seconds of DVD or seven seconds of VCR programming–
ideal when a bit of dialog was missed or that funny
moment needs to be replayed immediately.
The HR-XVC37 steps-up with JVC’s VHS Progressive
Scan, which allows VHS playback in 480p for an image
with improved edge detail, less flicker and higher
density. This in turn makes possible a unique convenience
HR-XVC37
– a single set of component outputs for progressive DVD
and VHS playback, which eliminates the need to manually change TV inputs when switching between sources.
DVD Section
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Digital Direct Progressive Scan
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DVD component video output
◆ They play DVD Video, CD Audio, CD-R/RW,
Video CD/SVCD, DVD-R/RW, (Video Format),
MP3 & JPEG Playback (CD-R/RW)
◆192kHz/24 bit audio D/A converter
◆ Front AV inputs; composite, S-Video output
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◆ Dolby Digital/DTS digital coaxial output
◆ Variable Search and Variable Slow
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Video Fine Processor (7 parameters)
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3-D Phonic for virtual surround sound
◆ Full-Function Remote Control
VHS Section
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Turn on the system and load a DVD into the
player. The first scene appears on screen
with virtually no waiting. Express Play Start
identifies the media and optimizes parameters, the wait for the show to start is over.
Multi-session CD playback means you can
playback both audio and data content
recorded in one media.
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Hi-Fi VHS Stereo with MTS Decoder
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SQPB (S-VHS Quasi Playback)
◆ Auto Tracking
◆ Auto Clock Set and Active Channel Memory
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1-Month/ 8 Event Programmable Timer
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DVD playback while recording on VCR
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Composite video output
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Information on the programs you record is
stored in VCR memory – up to 2000 titles! To
watch something you’ve recorded, just
browse through the program lists. These can
be listed by the tape number assigned to
each cassette, date of recording or program
category (like movies, sports, news, etc.)
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Simply follow the instructions on the onscreen menu and set-up starts automatically.
Conveniences
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In DVD mode, if you insert a cassette with its safety tab removed, the deck will automatically
switch to the VHS mode. Conversely, when you load a DVD disc with automatic playback
function in the VHS mode, the deck automatically switches to output the DVD program.
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Missed an important scene? Hit the “One-Touch Replay” button on the remote and the deck
will rewind and play back scenes from 10 sec. (on DVD) and 7 sec. (on tape) before.
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DVD RECORDERS
JVC’s expertise in video technologies has been optimally applied to digital technologies to deliver superior picture quality.
JVC DVD recorders provide astounding quality of recorded and played back pictures, and offer an array of user-friendly
functions. DVD recorder combinations – with either a built-in Hard Disk Drive (HDD), DV or VHS recorder—or all three–
are also available, offering more than triple the benefit of each medium.
JVC recorders give you the options of recording in DVD-RAM, DVD-RW or DVD-R format, letting you choose the most suitable option depending on the purpose or content. As for playback, the lineup is compatible with a vast majority of audio
and video disc formats: DVD-Video, DVD-RAM, DVD-R/RW, DVD+R/RW, VCD/SVCD, CD, and CD-R/RW. You can also enjoy
MP3 music files or JPEG (baseline JPEG format is supported) files burned on a CD-R or CD-RW. The Slide Show function
enhances the fun of viewing JPEG digital still images.
Advanced Technologies for Recording and Playback of High Quality Pictures
JVC DVD recorders incorporate two very advanced technologies for high resolution and effective noise reduction –
Super MPEG Encode Pre-Processor and Super MPEG Post-Processor – which improve the quality of pictures in
recording and playback; respectively.
Super MPEG Encode Pre-Processor
Super MPEG Post-Processor
The Super MPEG Encode Pre-Processor ensures superior quality of
images when recording from analog sources, like the tuner or a
connected video source, conducting effective noise reduction before
MPEG-2 encoding. The 3-step process starts with the Time Base
Corrector (TBC) which eliminates jitter contained in analog input
signals. Then, the Frame Synchronizer corrects frame crossover jitter
and processes any deviant frames. These two processes ensure that
the video signals conform to the NTSC standard. Finally, the Motion
Active Noise Reduction system reduces the noise of moving pictures
by precisely detecting the motion and applying the algorithm
between the moving pixels. This selective noise reduction ensures
that encoded images – especially moving subjects that are likely to
draw the viewer’s attention – are free of edge smear and image lag.
The Block Noise Reduction Circuit reduces annoying ‘block noise’
caused by MPEG-2 compression. The Color DigiPure conducts 3D
noise reduction and enhances the color and details to provide sharp,
yet natural pictures, while the Hadamard Noise Reduction system
eliminates ‘mosquito noise’ from any DVD you play.
JVC’s DVD recorders are able to output NTSC Progressive (480p)
signals from any DVD being played. Motion Active Progressive Scan
output generates a progressive scan signal from interlace sources,
such as TV programs recorded on DVD. Digital Direct Progressive
Scan Output outputs the original progressive data – a movie on
prerecorded DVD, for examples – without converting to interlace
data, so there is no quality loss and the picture remains true to the
original film source.
Library Database DVD Navigation
and Animated Thumbnail
Longer Recordings with High Resolution Pictures
(DVD-RAM/DVD-RW VR Format)
JVC’s DVD recorders boast superior quality of recorded pictures, particularly
with long recordings, delivering the best quality for each recording mode.
JVC DVD recorders can
memorize information
of up to 2,000
programs including
their titles, disc
numbers, dates of
recording and so on,
and when you choose
one, the player tells
you which disc to load.
Once loaded, choosing the right program on the disc is as easy as
clicking on a thumbnail image, it even animates [the movies]
complete with sound for sure selection.
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(DVD-RAM/DVD-RW VR Format)
With conventional DVD recorders, the quality can become degraded with
longer recordings, because of the trade-off between reducing noise and
maintaining resolution. Not with JVC recorders. For example, in the 3-hour
recording mode (FR180), they attenuate MPEG noise while maintaining
high horizontal resolution of 400 lines, compared to conventional
technology that can reduce resolution to 250 lines.
Maximum quality is available with the XP mode’s 500 lines of resolution.
To assure recordings that fit precisely on the disc while offering the best
possible quality, you can also manually adjust the sampling rate from
among 63 steps (max. 16-hour recording with dual sided disc in FR480
model), or set the deck to record a program on a blank or partially
recorded disc with automatic sampling rate optimization.
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DR-M100S
DVD-R/RW and DVD-RAM Recorder
The DR-M100S records in DVD-RAM
and DVD-R/RW formats (up to 16
hours of recording time using a
dual sided disc), and includes an
array of innovations that makes it
easy to record high picture quality.
In addition to recording, it offers true multi-format compatibility on playback, with the ability to play the DVD-RAM,
DVD-R/RW and DVD+R/RW formats, as well as CD, VCD, SVCD, JPEG and MP3 files.
Conveniences include live memory, which allows fast forward, rewind and slow replay during recording (DVD-RAM only),
and DVD Navigation, which can accommodate information on 2,000 recorded programs, including disc number, title and
other details, without loading a disc. Load the disc, and DVD Navigation displays a thumbnail of recorded programs so
content can be easily identified, and the thumbnail image can be animated with sound when selected with the cursor.
Other features include quick skip for jumping 30 seconds forward, instant/one-touch replay that replays the last seven
seconds, natural reverse playback, and a multi-brand remote control. Connections include front DV input; front and rear
composite and S-Video inputs; component, composite and S-Video and outputs; front audio input; and digital coaxial
and analog audio outputs.
F E AT U R E S
Video
Audio
General
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Dolby Digital/DTS Digital output
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181-channel frequency synthesized tuner
DVD-R, CD, SVCD, VCD, CD-R/RW, MP3/JPEG
Digital Still (CD-R/RW)
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MTS decoder
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Power save mode and 60-minute power
backup
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Recordable onto DVD-RAM, DVD-RW (VR and
Video Formats), DVD-R
◆ 192kHz/24-bit audio D/A converter
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Motion Active Progressive Scan output for
video source)
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Digital Direct Progressive Scan output for
film source)
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Super MPEG Encode Pre-Processor and PostProcessor (see previous page)
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16-Hour DVD recording on a dual-sided disc
◆ Plays DVD-Video, DVD-RAM, DVD-RW,
◆ Linear PCM audio recording (XP Mode Only)
◆ AV COMPU LINK
Conveniences
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◆ Library database DVD navigation with
animated thumbnail (see previous page)
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PAL playback on NTSC TV (DVD)
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Instant Replay, Quick Skip, Live Check
◆ “Undo Finalization” capability (DVD-RW)
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Auto 16:9 recording and playback
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Variable search/slow (±4 steps forward/rev
◆ Natural Reverse Playback (-1x)
◆ Resume Function (30-Disc/Bookmark)
◆ Permanent Program Memory
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◆ VCR+C3 (DVD)
On-disc timer programming (DVD-RAM/
DVD-RW VR format) lets you pre-program
desired timer recording content on the disc,
as well as use conventional timer programming on the unit. You can complete timer
setting just by loading a programmed disc
into the recorder. It’s a way to record your
favorite TV series on the same disc.
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Auto Tuner Preset
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High-resolution GUI (English/French/Spanish)
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1-Month/8-Program timer
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Includes multi-brand TV/DVD/DBS compatible remote control
DVD-RAM’s superior rewriting capability
allows Live Memory (simultaneous recording
and playback) like a hard drive. You can play
scenes you missed without stopping current
recording or waiting until the end. Since the
scene being recorded in real-time can be displayed in a window using the Live Check
function, you’ll know exactly when to stop
recording.
◆ Front DV input/output
Inputs/Outputs
◆ Front
composite and S-Video inputs
◆ Front L/R analog audio inputs
◆ Rear component out, composite and S-Video
input/output,
◆ Rear L/R analog audio input/outputs
◆ Rear coaxial digital audio output
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DR-MV5S
DVD Recorder/VHS Hi-Fi Combo
For those with a collection of VHS
recordings that they would like to
continue using or to archive onto
DVD, JVC offers the DR-MV5S, which
combines all of the features of the
DR-M100S DVD recorder (previous
page) with a VHS Hi-Fi VCR featuring
JVC’s VHS Progressive Scan and a one-touch intelligent dubbing system between the VHS and DVD sections for easy
archiving and editing. The dubbing system includes three new features: auto record speed optimizer which calculates the
total recording time on the VHS tape and then automatically selects the most suitable recording speed for dubbing to
DVD; auto thumbnail creation which automatically creates video thumbnail chapter references when dubbing to DVD
based on the number of recordings on the tape; and auto blank-cut dubbing that eliminates blank space between
recordings on the tape being dubbed when recording to DVD or HDD.
The DR-MV5S includes twin tuners that allow DVD and VHS recording to be performed separately or simultaneously from
different TV channels. The live memory feature when using DVD-RAM allows simultaneous recording and playback. In
addition, VHS playback is possible during DVD recording, and DVD playback is possible during VHS recording.
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Twin tuners in the DR-MV5S allows tape
recording and DVD recording to be done
separately. You can record programs from
different channels simultaneously onto
DVD and VHS tape.
The benefit of progressive flickerless and
high picture quality images for DVD is now
available for VHS via the unified progressive
component output on the DR-MV5S
VHS Progressive scan allows VHS playback in
480p. The result is an image with improved
edge detail, less flicker and higher density.
One-Touch Expert Dubbing (VHS
◆ VHS Progressive also allows VHS signals to
pass from the deck to the TV using the same
outputs used by the DVD. As a result, the
DR-MV5S requires only a single cable to
connect to a TV. Playback is easier, too,
because with VHS and DVD connected to
the same TV input, there’s no confusion
about which input selects which source.
◆ Pictures from VHS tapes can look better than
the original because the Time Base Corrector
effectively reduces jitter contained in the
original images during the recording process.
VCR Section
◆
DA-4 head Hi-Fi stereo playback/recording
◆
SQPB (Quasi S-VHS) lets you playback
S-VHS tapes (in standard VHS resolution).
◆
Active video calibration picture system
◆
On-screen display (English, French, Spanish
◆
Auto SP/LP timer recording
◆
Variable search and lows
◆
Instant Review and Index Search
DVD)
The DR-MV5 comes with “One-Touch Expert Dubbing” button. Simply press the button, and the unit starts
VHS-to-DVD dubbing with the following advanced functions:
1) Auto Thumbnail Creation Dubbing: The JVC recorder automatically creates thumbnails by detecting the
tape-encoded signals that indicate program changes. This allows easy access to each dubbed program.
2) Auto Blank-Cut Dubbing: The unit skips any blank space on the tape. This results in DVD discs free of the
unwanted blank spaces typically seen between VHS-recorded programs.
3) Auto Recording Mode Optimizer: Press and hold the “One-Touch Expert Button” for 2 seconds, and the
unit automatically selects the optimum bit rate to ensure the best picture quality possible while precisely
fitting the whole content to a 4.7GB disc. Dubbed pictures are free of unwanted blank space.
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DR-MH300S
DVD Recorder/Hard Disk Combo
JVC’s DR-MH300S combines the
DR-M100S DVD recorder with a 160GB
hard disk recorder and HDMI digital
output into a single deck to provide
extraordinary versatility. It allows high
speed dubbing up to 64x normal speed
between the hard drive and DVD recorder. It also offers flexible editing capabilities, made even easier thanks to the navigation system. The quality of digital-to-digital dubs from the hard drive to DVD is enhanced by JVC’s Bit-Rate Optimizer,
which, in contrast with conventional recording, recognizes that fast-motion scenes need to be recorded differently than
other scenes for the best possible quality, and makes these adjustments on the fly. The DR-MH300S can pause a live
recording and provides several simultaneous recording and playback options— recording on the hard disk while playing
back from the hard disk or DVD, or recording on DVD while playing back from the hard disk.
S T E P - U P F E AT U R E S F R O M T H E D R - M10 0 S
◆ Huge 160 GB hard disk
lets you record up
to 34hours of programming in the highestquality XP mode or 209 hours in the EP
mode. You can save a large number of TV
programs or other video content, and
transfer as much as you want to DVD for
archiving and/or playback. It’s also
convenient when you have to be away for an
extended period of time, but you don’t want
to miss any of your favorite TV programs.
◆ Editing is a snap with its navigation system
with thumbnail images. Editing from the
hard disk to DVD is as simple as creating a
playlist. The thumbnails make it easy to find
the desired scenes. Dubbing is just as easy just select the desired scenes and press “OK”.
◆ Fail-safe recording feature during DVD
recording automatically moves an entire
program to the hard disk should the program
run longer than the DVD’s available space.
◆
With simultaneous recording/playback, you
can watch a program recorded on the hard
disk, while recording another on HDD or
DVD. You can also watch a DVD, while
recording another on the hard drive.
◆
If you like the TV show you’re watching and
want to save it for reviewing, Live Memory
lets you “go back” and start recording it from
the beginning or from any previous points
during the show.
◆ Drive automatically activates ‘Temporary
Loop Recording’ when the unit is turned on.
This function lets you ‘go back’ and watch or
record a program you missed without
loading a disc or setting the timer, because it
records TV programs up to a specified number of minutes/hours in a continuous loop.
◆ High-speed dubbing from Hard Drive to
DVD can be completed at incredibly high
speed—up to 64x the normal speed. A
one-hour program can be copied to a DVD
disc in less than a minute.
◆ The best possible dubbing and archiving
solution, the Bit-Rate Optimizer analyzes the
content as it is recorded on the hard drive
and then intelligently assigns optimum bit
rates—low for simple scenes, high for complicated scenes—to provide the best
picture quality while calculating disc
capacity, similar to what studio engineers
do to author their content for DVD movies.
TVGOS ’04 Function
The DR-MH300 permits easy recording timer
setup with the TVGOS (TV Guide On Screen)
’04 function. The unit automatically receives
and displays an electronic TV program guide,
which shows titles and program information
for analog broadcasts to be aired in the
coming seven days. Setting the recording timer
is as easy as clicking on the desired program —
no need for guide pages in newspapers or
magazines. A brief description of a selected program is displayed for easy confirmation.
• Category Search/Keyword Search: Picking your favorite category or entering a keyword
presents a list of corresponding programs by time and date. You can pick from categories
such as MOVIES, SPORTS, CHILDREN’S or others, or your favorite actor, for example.
• You can confirm the timer recording information before completing the timer setting.
• Automatically, titles and categories of selected programs are recorded and displayed
with Animated Thumbnails to aid recognition.
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DR-MX1S DVD/HDD/VHS Triple Recorder Combo
For those who want the flexibility of multiple formats,
the DR-MX1S is the ultimate in convenience. It offers
DVD, hard drive and VHS— with recording and
playback capability, and the ability to dub between
any two—thats’ 6-way dubbing. Take advantage
of the 80GB hard drive to record up to 18 hours of
programming in the highest-quality XP mode or 105 hours in the EP mode. As you watch shows stored on the hard drive, you can
delete them as you go, or transfer any material you want to keep onto DVD discs or VHS tapes.
◆ The three combined recorders provide six dubbing options. You can dub video content between any two of HDD, DVD, and VHS.
◆ The DR-MX1S has dual TV tuners so you can actually record two different television shows at the same time. And while recording with the hard
drive or DVD-RAM disc you can control live TV — pause, rewind and catch all the action with your own slow-motion instant replays.
◆ When dubbing from VHS to HDD/DVD, the DR-MX1S automatically creates thumbnails by detecting tape-encoded signals which indicate program
changes. This allows easy access to each dubbed program. It also skips blank spaces on the tape. This results in DVDs free of unwanted blank space.
DR-MX1S and DR-DX5S Both Feature
High-Quality Picture
• Bit-Rate Optimizer (Intelligent Dual-Pass
Encode Dubbing System) (HDD—DVD)
• Motion Active Progressive Scan Output
(for Video Source)
• Digital Direct Progressive Scan Output
(for Film Source)
• Super MPEG Encode Pre-Processor: Time
Base Corrector, Frame Synchronizer and
Motion Active Noise Reduction
• Super MPEG Post-Processor: Block Noise
Reduction Circuit, Color DigiPure and
Hadamard Noise Reduction System
Recording/Viewing
• 16-Hour DVD Recording (Double-Sided Disc)
• Live Memory (HDD/DVD-RAM)
• Simultaneous REC/Playback (HDD/DVD-RAM)
Editing/Dubbing
• Relief Recording (HDD)
• Linear PCM Audio Recording (XP Mode Only)
• 1.5x Quick Playback with Sound (HDD)
User-Friendly
• 6-Way Dubbing
• Library Database DVD Navigation
• High-Speed HDD to DVD dubbing (up to
32x (DR-MX1S and 64x on the DR-DX5S
• Animated Thumbnail on HDD/DVD
Navigation (DVD-RAM/DVD-RW VR Format)
• Freezeless editing for DVD Disc (HDD - DVD)
• High-Resolution GUI
(English/French/Spanish)
• Just Dubbing (HDD DVD)
• Playlist-Based Editing (HDD/DVD)
• Easy Program Dubbing (HDD/DVD)
• DVD-R menu screen with thumbnail
(18 designs)
DR-DX5S DVD/HDD/MiniDV Triple Recorder Combo
Combining a 250GB hard disk drive, DVD recorder and
MiniDV recorder into a single deck, the DR-DX5S is
ideal for camcorder users looking for a simple editing
and DVD burning option or even just a convenient way
to play back Mini DV recordings. It offers dubbing
between any two of its drives for six-way dubbing.
For example, it offers the convenience of recording TV programs to its hard disk drive (HDD) for time shifting, and the option of
copying the material from the HDD to DVD for archiving. Or, MiniDV footage can be recorded onto the HDD for editing and then
the edited footage easily dubbed onto DVD. Or go directly from MiniDV to DVD for archiving home video.
◆
A triple combo unit — large-capacity 250GB hard drive which stores up to 473 hours of programs, multi-format DVD recorder and MiniDV
recorder, The DR-DX5S allows six-way dubbing — between any two of the three recorders. Edit and dub footage from your camcorder in native DV
format. Transfer footage over to hard disk in original DV format. Edit the scenes as you like on hard disk and dub the result back to MiniDV while
retaining high resolution. This function is also available when the unit is connected with a MiniDV camcorder via i.LINK terminal.
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HR-DVS3
Mini DV/S-VHS VCR Combo
The HR-DVS3 is the ultimate solution for easy
editing and viewing of high quality digital
and analog video. A double deck, HR-DVS3
incorporates a Mini DV VCR and an S-VHS
VCR, allowing direct playback of S-VHS or
DV tapes, direct dubbing from S-VHS to DV
and vice versa, or connect directly to your DV
camcorder for DV-to-DV edits—no cable
connections necessary. To watch and dub DV footage, the deck offers one-touch viewing and dubbing of DV recordings.
Integration also enables a variety of advanced features like automatic DV-to-S-VHS Random Assemble Editing.
F E AT U R E S
DV VCR
◆ Play back and watch DV footage without
any cables to connect. Perform DV-to-S-VHS
editing, DV-to-DV dubbing via its DV input
terminal, or analog-to-DV recording from an
external source
◆ Records digital audio with a choice of two
modes: two-channel 16-bit, 48kHz for
maximum quality or four-channel 12-bit
32kHz, allowing another stereo channel to
be added (background music or narration
for example)
S-VHS VCR
◆ Incorporating JVCs exclusive DigiPure
technology, the S-VHS VCR section delivers
over 400 lines of horizontal resolution for
quality that approaches digital.
◆ DigiPure technology uses a digital wide TBC
and 3-dimensional circuitry for clearer color
separation, improved S/N ratio, enhanced
detail, and elimination of dot crawl.
◆ Hi-Fi stereo audio with MTS decoder delivers
wide dynamic range for maximum impact,
while the built-in MTS decoder lets you
record stereo and SAP TV broadcasts.
Editing Features
Programming
◆ One-touch dubbing from DV to S-VHS or
◆ Simply hook up the antenna and plug in the
S-VHS to DV
◆ Insert editing and audio dubbing (32kHz
for
MiniDV) on both DV and S-VHS
◆ Equipped with DV (IEEE1394) input/output,
so you can connect directly from your DV
camcorder to make DV-to-DV losslessquality dubs, or to download to a
DV-equipped PC for non-linear editing.
◆ Random Assemble (RA) editing lets you
choose up to 8 segments at a time (in any
order) from your DV tape, and at the touch
of a button the HR-DVS3 will automatically
put them in the order you want.
◆ S-VHS ET recording allows S-VHS signals to
be recorded on regular VHS High Grade
cassette. This allows you to enjoy high
resolution images with more affordable,
more widely available VHS tapes.
◆ Features VCR+ with “Cable Eye” Cable Box
Controller. Just punch in the PlusCode
number to program the timer automatically
There is no lengthy set-up process either,
because VCR+ guide channels are set “onthe-fly”. And with the supplied “Cable Eye”
cable box controller, you can also count on
correct timer-recordings of cable TV.
◆ 1-year/12 event timer (6 events each for DV
Conveniences
◆ Active Video Calibration optimizes recording
and playback by monitoring S-VHS/VHS
head and tape performance.
◆ During real-time recording, you can take
advantage of the double-deck design by
watching DV playback while recording on
S-VHS/VHS. This is the kind of viewing versatility not possible with ordinary video decks.
◆ Repeat playback (up to 50X), 60-minute
S-VHS ET
VCR and the HR-DVS3 automatically takes
care of clock and tuner setting (even
daylight savings time). And since the clock
time is kept accurate by time data found in
PBS broadcast signals, set-up is literally a
one-time operation.
power back-up, and tape position indicator
(S-VHS)
◆ Multiple speed search (two speeds in DV,
five speeds in S-VHS)
◆ Includes Multi-Brand TV/Cable/DSS compati-
ble remote control with large jog/shuttle dial
and S-VHS)
◆ Hate missed endings? Auto SP/EP Timer
recording automatically switches from SP
to EP mode, if necessary, to fit the entire
program on the tape
◆ Express Programming for easy manual timer
setting just by following a single row of
buttons on the remote control.
◆ Multi-lingual on-screen programming
(English, Spanish and French)
Inputs/Outputs
◆ S-Video input on front and back panel
◆ Two S-Video outputs on back panel
◆ Two A/V outputs
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DVD Recorders Comparison Chart
DVD RECORDER COMPARISON
DVD
DR-M100S
DR-MV5S
DVD
DR-MH300S
DVD
VHS
HDD
DVD
Playable Formats
DVD-Video
DVD-RAM/-RW/-R/+RW/+R
SVCD/VCD
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes/Yes/Yes/No/No
Yes/Yes/Yes/Yes/Yes
Yes/Yes/Yes/Yes/Yes
Yes/Yes
Yes/Yes
Yes/Yes
CD-DA
Yes
Yes
Yes
CD-R/RW
Yes
Yes
Yes
MP3 on CD-R/RW
Yes
Yes
Yes
JPEG on CD-R/RW
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes/Yes/Yes
Yes/Yes/Yes
Recordable Formats
DVD-RAM/-RW (VR & Video Format) /-R
Yes/Yes/Yes
HDD Capacity
160GB
PAL Playback on NTSC TV
Yes
Yes
Yes
Dolby Digital / Linear
PCM (XP Mode Only)
Dolby Digital / Linear
PCM (XP Mode Only)
192kHz/24-bit
Yes/Yes/Yes
No
No
2.0V RMS
2.0V RMS
Audio
Recording Audio Format
Audio D/A Converter
Dolby Digital/DTS/MPEG Digital Out
Virtual Surround
Output Level
NTSC VHS HiFi
Dolby Digital / Linear
PCM (XP Mode Only)
Dolby Digital / Linear
PCM (XP Mode Only)
192kHz/24-bit
192kHz/24-bit
192kHz/24-bit
Yes/Yes/Yes
Yes/No/Yes
Yes/Yes/Yes
2.0V RMS
2.0V RMS
Yes
Video
Approximate Recording Time XP
1 hour
1 hour
Approximate Recording Time SP
2 hours
2 hours
1 hour
34 hour
2 hours (T-120 Tape)
2 hours
69 hours
Approximate Recording Time LP
4 hours
4 hours
Approximate Recording Time EP
6 hours
6 hours
4 hours
138 hours
6 hours (T-120 Tape)
6 hours
209 hours
Approximate Recording Time FR
1-8 hrs (63 Step)
Live Memory
Yes (DVD-RAM)
1-8 hrs (63 Step)
34-300 hrs (63 Step)
1-8 hrs (10-1.2Mbps)
Yes (DVD-RAM)
Yes
Yes (DVD-RAM)
RetroActive Recording/Relief Recording
Library Database DVD NAVIGATION
Animated Thumbnail
on HDD/DVD Navigation
Variable Search (Forward/Reverse)
Quick Skip (30-sec. FWD Skip)
Instant (One-Touch) Replay
Yes/Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes (Max 600 Discs/
2,000 Titles)
(DVD-RAM/
DVD-RW VR)
(DVD-RAM/
DVD-RW VR)
Yes
(DVD-RAM/
DVD-RW VR)
±4x Steps
±4x Steps
±2x Steps
±4x Steps
±4x Steps
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
(7 sec.)
(7 sec.)
(7 sec.)
(7 sec.)
(7 sec.)
HDD–DVD High-Speed Dubbing
RAM 5x,-RW 4x,-R8x
DVD-R MENU
Auto 16:9 Record & Playback
Yes
Yes
w/Thumbnail
w/Thumbnail
Yes
Yes
Yes
Terminals
Front Inputs
S-Video in / Composite in / Audio L/R in
Rear Inputs
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes/Yes/Yes
Yes/Yes/Yes
––/Yes/Yes
Yes/Yes/Yes
Yes/Yes/Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Component out / S-Video out / Composite out
Yes/Yes/Yes
Yes/Yes/Yes
Yes/ –– /Yes
Yes/Yes/Yes
Yes/Yes/Yes
Audio L-R out / Optical out / Coaxial Digital out
Yes/Yes/Yes
Yes/Yes/Yes
Yes/ –– /Yes
Yes/Yes/Yes
Yes/Yes/Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
DV In - Cable Box Control - 3.5 mini
General
On Screen Display Graphical User Interface
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
On Screen Languages (English/French/Spanish)
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Multi-Brand Remote
Yes
Yes
Power Backup Time
5 Sec.
5 Sec.
Dimensions (W x H x D)
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DVD Recorders Comparison Chart
DVD RECORDER COMPARISON
DVD
DR-MX1S
HDD
DVD
DR-DX5S
VHS
HDD
DVD
HR-DVS3
Mini-DV
Mini-DV
VHS
PCM Digital
PCM Digital
NTSC VHS HiFi
Playable Formats
DVD-Video
DVD-RAM/-RW/-R
SVCD/VCD
Yes
Yes
Yes/Yes/Yes
Yes/Yes/Yes
Yes/Yes
Yes/Yes
CD-DA
Yes
Yes
CD-R/RW
Yes
Yes
Yes/Yes
Yes/Yes
Yes
Yes
MP3/WMA on CD-R/RW
JPEG on CD-R/RW
Recordable Formats
DVD-RAM/-RW (VR & Video Format) /-R
HDD Capacity
Yes/Yes/Yes
Yes/Yes/Yes
80GB
PAL Playback on NTSC TV
250GB
Yes
Yes
Audio
Recording Audio Format
Audio D/A Converter
Dolby Digital/DTS/MPEG Digital Out
Dolby Digital / Linear
PCM (XP Mode Only)
Dolby Digital / Linear
PCM (XP Mode Only)
192kHz/24-bit
192kHz/24-bit
192kHz/24-bit
192kHz/24-bit
Yes/––/Yes
Yes/––/Yes
Yes/––/Yes
Yes/Yes/Yes
2.0V RMS
2.0V RMS
60 hours
1 hour
120 hours
2 hours
240 hours
4 hours
300 hours
6 hours
60 -350 hrs
(63 Step)
1-8 hrs
(10-1.2Mbps)
Yes
Yes (DVD-RAM)
Virtual Surround
Output Level
NTSC VHS HiFi
Yes
2.0V RMS
2.0V RMS
18 hours
1 hour
Yes
Video
Approximate Recording Time XP
Approximate Recording Time SP
35 hours
2 hours
Approximate Recording Time LP
70 hours
4 hours
Approximate Recording Time EP
105 hours
6 hours
Approximate Recording Time FR
18-147 hrs
(63 Step)
1-8 hrs
(63 Step)
Yes
Yes (DVD-RAM)
Live Memory
RetroActive Recording/Relief Recording
Variable Search (Forward/Reverse)
Quick Skip (30-sec. FWD Skip)
Instant (One-Touch) Replay
HDD–DVD High-Speed Dubbing
DVD-R MENU
Auto 16:9 Record & Playback
6 hours
(T-120 Tape)
Yes/Yes
2 hours
(T-120 Tape)
6 hours
(T-120 Tape)
Yes/Yes
(Max 600 Discs
/2,000 Titles)
Library Database DVD NAVIGATION
Animated Thumbnail
on HDD/DVD Navigation
2 hours
(T-120 Tape)
Yes
(DVD-RAM/
DVD-RW VR)
±4x Steps
±4x Steps
Yes
Yes
(7 sec.)
(7 sec.)
(Max 600 Discs
/2,000 Titles)
Yes
(DVD-RAM/
DVD-RW VR)
±2x Steps
±4x Steps
±4x Steps
Yes
Yes
Yes
(7 sec.)
(7 sec.)
(7 sec.)
RAM 2x,
-RW 2x,-R4x
Yes
Yes
RAM 5x,
-RW 4x,-R8x
w/Thumbnail
w/Thumbnail
w/Thumbnail
w/Thumbnail
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Terminals
Front Inputs
S-Video in / Composite in / Audio L/R in
Rear Inputs
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes/Yes/Yes
Yes/Yes/Yes
––/Yes/Yes
Yes/Yes/Yes
Yes/Yes/Yes
Yes/Yes/Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes/Yes/Yes
––/Yes/Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Component out/S-Video out/Composite out
Yes/Yes/Yes
Yes/Yes/Yes
Yes/ –– /Yes
Yes/Yes/Yes
Yes/Yes/Yes
Yes/Yes/Yes
Yes/Yes/Yes
Yes/ –– /Yes
Audio L-R out/Optical out/Coaxial Digital out
Yes/Yes/Yes
Yes/Yes/Yes
Yes/ –– /Yes
Yes/Yes/Yes
Yes/Yes/Yes
Yes/ –– /––
Yes/ –– /––
Yes/ –– /––
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
DV In - Cable Box Control - 3.5 mini
General
On Screen Display Graphical User Interface
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
On Screen Languages (English/French/Spanish)
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Multi-Brand Remote
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Power Backup Time
60 Minutes
60 Minutes
60 Minutes
60 Minutes
60 Minutes
60 Minutes
Dimensions (W x H x D)
17.1 x 3.8 x 15.1”
17.1 x 3.8 x 15.1”
17.1 x 4.1 x 15”
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HM-DH5 • HM-DT100
D-VHS Player/Recorders
The HM-DH5 and HM-DT100 are D-VHS machines
that record, play back and archive high-definition
content, and play D-Theater HD movies. They are
also the first D-VHS Hi-Def digital recorders
equipped with a digital High-Definition
Multimedia Interface (HDMI), which provides the
highest quality, uncompressed digital pictures and
sound through a single connection. Since HDMI is
all-digital, there is virtually no signal deterioration,
resulting in pristine, “lossless” images just like the original. For maximum convenience and full access to high-definition
programs, the HM-DT100 is equipped with an integrated digital HDTV receiver. This allows you to receive, record, and
view all forms of digital programs, including HD broadcasts, without an extra set-top box.
F E AT U R E S
HDMI With HDCP Protection
Motion Active Progressive Scan
Three Recording Modes
◆ HDMI’s integrated High-bandwidth Digital
◆ Today, demand for large-screen displays has
◆ HS mode (28.2 Mbps) for up to 4 hours HDTV
Content Protection (HDCP) copyright
protection technology supports secure
one-way transfer of digital content between
a source, such as D-VHS and projectors,
monitors and digital TVs (DTVs). HDMI plays
back high definition D-Theater software,
prerecorded high definition material
available from five Hollywood studios and
other providers, and even standard
definition analog tapes. It transfers analog
and S-VHS signals after conversion to 480p
(progressive) digital video for greatly
improved image quality.
◆ Moreover, since a single HDMI cable carries
all video and audio signals, it is easier to set
up and enjoy today’s most advanced home
theater performance than it is to set up a
conventional system. HDMI makes ugly
tangles of cables a thing of the past.
never been higher. Unfortunately, there is an
inverse relationship between screen size and
picture quality; a poor quality signal looks
even worse on a large screen. This is especially true for lower resolution analog
sources. To offset this problem, JVC’s
advanced Motion Active Progressive Scan
circuit upconverts 480i interlace signals to
480p (progressive). It uses sophisticated
motion detection circuitry for pixel
compensation. This eliminates jitter and
flicker to produce smoother, cleaner images
that come close to matching the quality of
true progressive scan sources. Since this
minimizes the perceived picture degradation that normally appears as the display
screen gets larger, you’ll experience better
picture quality than before when playing
back S-VHS and VHS tapes.
What sets D-VHS apart from other digital systems is that it is the only format that can record
HDTV in full quality and without further compression or decoding and re-encoding stages.
Because D-VHS’s 28.2 Mbps HS mode far exceeds the 19Mbps specification of ATSC MPEG-2 HD
broadcasting formats, and because a single DF-480 D-VHS cassette stores up to 50 GB of data,
D-VHS records high-definition sources such as 1080i or 720p digital broadcasts complete with
5.1-channel surround sound. Of course, D-VHS also records standard definition (SD) sources
such as 480p and 480i digital broadcasts thanks to its 14.1 Mbps STD and other LS modes.
There’s even a built-in MPEG-2 encoder to easily make high-quality digital recordings from
analog NTSC sources in the high quality HS, STD, or extended-time LS3 modes.
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recording; STD Mode (14.1 Mbps) for up to 7
hours SD recording; LS3 Mode (4.7 Mbps or
400 TV lines) for up to 24 hours long-time
recording per DF-420 cassette
Super MPEG Encoder
◆ To enable high-quality digital recording of
analog sources, the HM-DH5 and HM-DT100
use JVC’s exclusive Super MPEG Encode
Pre-Processor to prepare analog signals for
digital conversion so that digital recordings
appear to surpass the quality of the original
analog sources. Incorporates a Time Base
Corrector (TBC) to eliminate jitter, a Frame
Synchronizer to correct frame crossover
jitter and process any deviant frames, and a
3-Dimension Noise Reduction circuit to
remove noise from both still and moving
parts of video pictures.
i.LINK Terminals
◆ They offer front and rear i.LINK (IEEE-1394)
terminals to conveniently connect to
i.LINK-compatible DV or HD camcorders for
editing. The IEEE 1394 compliant connection
converts DV to MPEG-2 for editing of
camcorder footage. It can also receive and
transfer 720p MPEG-2 Transport Stream data
signals from an HD camcorder for editing
and dubbing.
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CD CHANGERS
XL-FZ700BK
5-Disc Carousel CD Changer
7-Disc Carousel
CD Changer
Add convenience to your CD entertainment
with the JVC XL-FZ700BK, which used JVC’s
exclusive 7-disc carousel changer with play
and exchange. It includes a full function
remote, and a 10-key pad on the front of
the unit for easy track selection.
XL-FZ258BK
The XL-FZ158BK five-disc carousel
changer provides hours of uninterrupted
musical enjoyment. A fiber optic digital
output makes it easy to connect to a
CD-R/CD-RW or Mini Disc for great
digital recording. Continuous play,
“Smart” random play, and program play
of up to 32 steps provide flexible
listening options.
XL-FZ158BK
XL-FZ158BK
A fiber optic digital output makes it easy to
make great digital recordings. Continuous
play, “Smart” random play, and program
play provide flexible listening options.
Add convenience to your CD entertainment with the JVC XL-FZ258BK. It
includes a full function remote, and a
10-key pad on the front of the unit for
easy track selection. A fiber optic digital
output makes it easy to make great
digital recordings. Continuous play,
“Smart” random play, and program play
provide flexible listening options.
A headphone output with volume
control is included for private listening.
XL-MC2000
200-Disc CD Changer
The JVC XL-MC2000 200 Disc CD Changer
features an optical digital output for easy
connection to a digital recording device
such as a CD-R, CDR-W or Mini Disc. The
Play & Exchange feature makes it possible
to change up to 25 of the 200 discs without
stopping playback. A jog control makes
selecting tracks and discs simple.
XL-MC2000
5-Disc Carousel
CD Changer
XL-FZ700BK
XL-FZ258BK
KENWOOD
Single-Disc DVD Players
DVF-3080S
The DVF-3080-S and DVF-8100
are packed with features and
performance that let you enjoy
a wide variety of media on your
home theater system. Their progressive scan video output produces stunningly realistic DVD images on HDcapable TVs, while their 24-bit/96kHz D/A converters give you amazingly life-like music from CDs. They can also
play MP3- and WMA-encoded CD-R/RWs and features a JPEG photo CD viewer, so you and your family can look
at your digital photos on your TV! A
full compliment of video and audio
outputs let you connect them to just
DVF-8100
about any TV or audio system. They
both include full-function 10-key remote and on-screen menu system that is simple to use. In fact, the only difference between them is the DVF-8100’s accented brushed aluminum front panel.
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JVC
HR-S2902 • HR-S3902/S3912 • HR-S5902/S5912
S-VHS Hi-Fi Stereo VCRs
JVC’s S-VHS VCRs feature over 400 lines of
horizontal resolution, plus they offer Super VHS
ET recording. This lets you use inexpensive high
grade VHS tape while enjoying nearly the same
picture quality as with much more expensive
S-VHS tape. They also feature Hi-Fi VHS stereo with MTS Decoder, Active Video Calibration and Picture Control. Ensures
easy installation and operation by utilizing Plug & Play, Shuttle Plus, Express programming and more.
◆ S-VHS “high-band” recording technology
delivers 400 lines of horizontal resolution
and supports separate luminance (Y) and
chroma (C) input/output for purer signal
transmission when recording from a high
resolution sources or viewing on a highresolution big-screen TV.
◆ Hi-Fi stereo recording and playback with
wide dynamic range and full frequency
response. Built-in MTS decoder lets you
record stereo and SAP TV broadcasts.
◆ Hate missed endings? Auto SP/EP Timer
recording automatically switches from SP to
EP mode, if necessary, to fit the entire
program on the tape
◆ Super VHS ET (Expansion Technology) allows
the wider bandwidth S-VHS signal to be
recorded on standard VHS tapes (HG tapes
are recommended). This allows you to enjoy
high resolution images with more affordable,
widely available VHS tapes.
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Express Programming for easy manual timer
setting just by following a single row of
buttons on the remote control.
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Frame advance, variable speed slow motion,
and multi-speed search (± 21x normal
speed in 19 steps).
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Repeat playback up to 100x
◆ Picture Control with selectable modes to
best match the material you’re viewing.
Modes include Auto for optimum picture;
Edit to minimizes picture degradation during
recording and playback; Soft to reduce image
coarseness when watching overplayed tapes;
and Sharp for a clear, sharp-edged picture,
ideal for viewing images with lots of flat,
same-colored surfaces, like cartoons.
1-year/8-event programmable timer
◆ Instant ReView for simple playback of timer-
recorded programs.Auto Index
◆ Ease of use is boosted by Plug & Play
installation. It sets the tuner and gives you
Auto Clock Setting (current time, date and
bi-annual DST adjustments).
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Front A/V and S-Video inputs, S-Video and
A/V rear outputs
HR-S3902 (Black)
and HR-SS3912 (Silver)
STEP-UP FEATURES
The HR-S3902/HR-S3912 step-up with VCR Plus+, Rec
Link, advanced jog shuttle, AV Compu-Link and a multibrand remote control
◆ VCR Plus+ for instant programming by just
inputting a PlusCode number. For added
convenience a Cable Box Controller
(available with a mail-in coupon) automatically
switches channels on a set-top box. Minimal
set-up is necessary since the VCR Plus+
Guide Channels are set “on-the-fly” while you
program.
◆ Multi-Brand TV/Cable/DBS compatible remote
gives you total control over the VCR, TV, cable
or satellite receiver in a single unified remote.
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◆ Advanced jog dial on the deck allows you
to precisely control everything from
frame-by-frame playback to variable-speed
slow motion and search.
◆ Shuttle Plus gives you all the flexibility of a
traditional jog/shuttle control plus more.
Enjoy fingertip control of frame advance,
variable slow motion, multiple speed search
and index search.
◆ A/V Compu Link provides one-touch
operation with matching JVC components.
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◆ Rec Link makes it easy to detect when a
connected cable box or DBS (with timer)
turns on and to start recording from it.
◆ Child Lock
allows you to disable the
operation of the unit to prevent timer
recordings from being disturbed.
◆ Multi-Brand TV/Cable/DBS compatible
remote gives you total control over the
VCR, TV, cable or satellite receiver in a
single unified remote.
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HR-S5902 (Black) and HR-S5912 (Silver) Step-Up Features
The HR-S5902/HR-S5912 step up with
professional-style editing capabilities
with insert editing, flying erase head,
audio dubbing and more.
◆ Insert editing lets you replace the original
picture without affecting the audio. The flying
erase head makes sure that transition points
between recordings are distortion-free.
◆ Video Stabilizer corrects vibration when playing back unstable EP recordings made on
another VCR.
◆ Audio dubbing enables you to dub your own
◆ If two timer-programmed shows have overlapping times, a Timer Overlap Warning displays
soundtrack over the original sound (the mono
linear track–not the Hi-Fi tracks), leaving the
picture as it is.
the conflicting programs on-screen so you can choose which show gets priority.
◆ Regardless of which programming option you choose, a Permanent Program function
keeps program timer information in the deck’s memory even if power is interrupted. You
won’t have to re-program the timer after a power outage.
◆ Instant Review turns the VCR on, rewinds to
the beginning of the last recording and
starts playback.
◆ Glow key multi-brand remote control
HR-S9911 Step-Up Features
The top-of-the-line HR-S9911 steps-up with
DigiPure Technology with 4MB Frame
Memory, smooth Slow Motion, and a
Video Navigation feature to easily locate
your favorite recordings.
◆ DigiPure Technology incorporates exclusive JVC technologies to
maximize S-VHS performance. These include a Digital Wide TBC
(Time Base Corrector) which digitally removes jitter from fluctuating
video signals, and the Digital R3 Picture System which applies edge
correction to the Y (luminance) signal to enhance detail. Last, a
3-Dimensional Digital Circuit with massive 4MB Frame Memory
provides a solid foundation for additional technologies including:
– Precision 3-D Color Circuit provides clear color separation without
bleeding and sharpens image edges
– Digital 3-D YNR/CNR removes video noise and improves S/N ratio by
approximately 3dB
– Precise Digital 3-D Y/C Separation improves S/N over a wide range,
reduces stationary image border dot interference and improves
moving images with its Digital Comb Filter
◆ Audio record level control with audio level meters
◆ Surge protection circuitry absorbs and grounds power surges to
protect the VCR’s internal circuits from unstable power.
◆ Video Navigation function makes program access and tape library
management a breeze. This function builds a table of contents on
every tape you record, assigning a unique number to each tape,
and lets you input tape and program titles (up to 2000 titles). The
HR-S9911 stores all data in memory, allowing tapes to be sorted by
tape number, date, and category, for pinpoint location of the program
you’re looking for. Just choose the desired program from the
on-screen list, and the VCR will rewind and play it.
◆ Equipped with 4MB of frame memory, enables smooth, seamless slow
motion– like you’re used to seeing on TV. Or you can speed up the
playback picture (up to 7x normal speed) without the distracting
horizontal noise bars you normally get during high-speed playback.
This is a great time saver, as it lets you catch the day's news and other
programs, with clearly legible captions and subtitles, in a fraction of
the time it normally takes. And since the Digital Audio Memory helps
keep the soundtrack comprehensible, you can quickly and effectively
search for any scene you want to watch based on the sound as well as
the picture.
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LG
LDA-511 • LDX-514
1080i Up-Conversion DVD Players
The sleek and superbly designed
LDA-511 is a powerful DVD player
that plays back DVD Video,
DVD-R/RW, DVD±R/RW, Audio CD,
and CD-R/RW discs. Super slim, it
stands only 1.4” high for convenient addition to home theater systems. It is compatible with WMA, JPEG, MP3, DivX and MPEG-4
formats. Fast Loading Vacuum Slot means it quickly inserts and ejects discs with no tray opening or closing. It also incorporates a
special video processing circuit to upconvert all signals to high-definition 1080i via HDMI output for use with compatible HDTV.
For the ultimate in convenience, it also offers a 7-in-2 Memory Card Slot including SD (Secure Digital), MMC (Multi-Media Card),
Compact Flash), Micro Drive, Memory Stick and Memory Stick Pro. Outputs include optical and coaxial digital, and composite,
S-Video and component video.
Not quite as sleek, the LDX-514 (3.3˝ high) has all the same features as the LDA-511, but also adds a 4-head VHS Hi-Fi VCR. It features
SP/SLP, SQPB (Super Quasi Playback), automatic head cleaner, Counter Reset, Just Fit Record and Auto Tracking. Also offers Still/Slow
Motion and fast rewind time.
LG-DVB418 Multi-Region DVD Player
The LG DVB418 is a state-of-theart code free DVD player with 1080i
HDTV upconversion circuitry.
Dynamic picture quality, plus the
ability to play DVD-Audio discs, Media slots, HDMI output with upconversion, WMA, DivX, and MP3 compatible, in addition to CDs,
makes this the “universal” player for audiophiles and videophiles. Also HDMI to DVI cables can be purchased to connect this player to
TVs that have DVI inputs instead of HDMI. The player’s progressive-scan mode uses one of the most advanced de-interlacing systems
around: ColorStream circuitry. Capable of processing an astonishing picture in 480i, 480p, 720p, and 1080i, this player delivers DVD
images with pixel-perfect clarity and fluid motion. It has a 7-in-2 Multi Memory Card Slot compatible with MMC, SD, SMC, Memory
Stick and Memory Stick Pro, Micro Drive and CompactFlash. Best of all this player is completely region free (Plays region 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
discs) so it can play and DVD from anywhere in the world.
LRA-516 • LRY-517 Multi-Format DVD Recorders
Super slim (less than 2˝ high), LG’s
LRA-516 multi-format DVD recorder
supports all available DVD recording
formats — offering a wide array of
recording options. It is compatible
with DVD Video, DVD-R/RW, DVD±R/RW, Audio CD, CD-R/RW discs. Plus, it plays DVD+R Double Layer. It has an integrated 8-in-2
memory card reader, supporting a wide range of memory cards to display digital photos. For added convenience a IEEE1394 DV input
provides enhanced connectivity to a wide-range of audio/video products. The unit also incorporates progressive-scan technology and
3D surround sound, providing clear images and robust sounds for an excellent home theater experience.
The LRY-517 stands only 3.1” high and adds a 4-head Hi-Fi VCR. With an innovative “one-touch dubbing” function, it allows you to
transfer content from VHS to DVD disc recording or from un-copyrighted DVD disc to VHS with just one touch of a button.
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DV-SP303
DVD/CD/MP3 Player
Take a good look at the
DV-SP303 and you’ll see
just what is possible by
focusing on simple yet
effective video-audio
signal processing. The DV-SP303’s strength lies not only in supporting DVD video playback, but also both CD audio and
digital file music playback capability, as well as offering the advantage of viewing your digital photos. Designed to be
admired as well as to perform, the DV-SP303 strikes the balance between economy and better home theater standards.
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Plays DVD Video, VCD, DVD-R/RW,
DVD+R/RW, CD, Audio CD, CD-R/RW and
MP3/WMA/JPEG encoded CDs
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192kHz/24-Bit D/A audio converters
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Title/Chapter/Track repeat
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MP3 playback with on screen display
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On-screen display (English, Spanish, French)
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Dolby Digital and DTS digital outputs
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FF/REV (DVD/CD/VCD) 4-steps
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Coaxial digital and analog line level output
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Step and slow motion playback
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Progressive scan and component video
output
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Composite and S-Video outputs
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Dynamic Range Control
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Picture zoom function
Parallel video outputs—all active
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Last Play Memory (Resume, Bookmark)
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Parental lock function
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Onkyo Direct Digital Path — Exclusive to all Onkyo DVD Players
Part of the Onkyo advantage is the direct digital path which routes the digital information of a DVD or CD directly from the digital processor
to the digital output(s) through a specially designed, shielded cable. Not only is this the shortest distance between two points, but the digital
audio signal now bypasses most of the internal, noise generating circuits. The use of the heavily shielded cable, combined with the short,
direct path, assure that the digital audio information makes it to the receiver or processor with all of its character and dynamic qualities intact.
You can now enjoy the best sound possible because the signals stay pure and clean.
DV-CP702 6-disc DVD Changer
The ability to provide hours of endless
entertainment is what sets the
DV-CP702 apart from the rest. The
exclusive 6-disc capability of this
DVD/CD player lets you play almost
limitless combinations of DVD video
discs, music CDs, MP3 CDs, and even
those pictures of your last vacation on JPEG picture encoded CDs. All of this brought to you from state-of-the-art 192
kHz/24-bit audio DACs and a 54 MHz/10-bit video DAC for one of the most technologically advanced carousel changers
on the market. You may just find yourself staying at home a bit more often.
Same features as the DV-SP303 PLUS—
◆ Ultra-thin 6-disc carousel with illuminated
disc tray and ultra-quiet loading mechanism.
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Optical and coaxial digital outputs
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Play exchange capability allows you to change discs while the current one continues to play.
You don’t have to interrupt the movie or music to change a disc, and you’re not limited to
changing only one disc at a time.
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DV-SP502
DVD-Video/Audio/SACD Player
The DV-SP502 is a progressive
scan DVD player that is
compatible with nearly every
disc format in use today,
including DVD-Audio and
multichannel SACD high-resolution
audio formats. It features 192-kHz/24-bit audio DACs with Onkyo's Vector Linear Shaping Circuitry (VLSC) for smoother,
more detailed analog output. Onkyo's exclusive Direct Digital Path ensures maximum integrity of Dolby Digital, DTS and
PCM audio signals to the rear-panel digital outputs. There is a complete multichannel analog audio output, including a
defeatable second set of surround channel connections for use with 7.1-channel home theater systems.
For video, it features a sophisticated 108-Mhz/12-bit video D/A converter for superior video clarity and detail, and
advanced progressive scan component video output with 3-2 pulldown capability. In addition to component video, there
is composite and S-video connections for compatibility with nearly all televisions, and all video outputs are continuously
active. Fully compatible with DVD, DVD-R/RW, DVD+R/RW, and CD-R/RWs encoded with JPEG, MP3 or WMA files.
Same features as the DV-SP303
and DV-CP702 (respectively) Plus–
◆ DVD-Audio’s data-loss-free reproduction of
192 kHz/24-bit 2-channel stereo or 96
kHz/24-bit 6-channel surround sound
recreates music with such clarity, it sounds
as if it were played live in your own home.
Add on a super-high frequency rate of
192,000 samples per second—4.3x greater
than an audio CD—and you have a musical
experience that goes beyond just listening.
◆ Super Audio CD gives you the next step in
the evolution of pristine sound. All channels
provide for up to 100 kHz frequency
response and a sampling rate 64x that of a
regular CD! A multi-channel Super Audio
CD provides you with up to 6 channels of
high-resolution audio in addition to a
regular CD layer for playback on any
existing CD player.
◆ 108MHz/12-bit Video D/A converter
◆ Program Playback (24 tracks, title, chapter)
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Optical and coaxial digital outputs
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Selectable (48/96 kHz) digital output
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Multi aspect ratio (16:9 and 4:3)
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lluminated disc tray
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Five language on-screen display
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Adjustable display brightness
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DX-C390 6-Disc CD Changer
Those looking for the ultimate
in CD playback from an audiophile-grade component will be
impressed with a high-precision,
multi-bit D/A converter and 128x
oversampling. Those looking for
convenience will thrill at the
sight of 6-disc capability, 6 repeat modes, 40 track programming—and no worries about
interruptions to your music, with the ability to change 5 discs while the last one is still
playing. Housed in a sturdy chassis graced with a brushed aluminum front panel, the
DX-C390 delivers crystal-clear playback, enhanced by Onkyo’s exclusive Vector Linear
Shaping Circuitry, for a smoother sounding audio signal. In addition, Direct Digital Path, a
heavily shielded, high-quality cable protects the delicate audio signal from noise emitted
by the surrounding circuits.
TA-RW244 Dual Tape Deck
Dual autoreverse lets you copy
both sides of a tape with the press
of a button, or relay-play both
sides of two tapes without interruption. The deck also includes
Dolby B and C noise reduction to
eliminate tape hiss, auto-spacing to insert blank spaces between songs, high-speed
dubbing, rec-level control, CD synchro recording, 8-segment peak level meters, an auto
tape-bias selector, a 4-digit electronic tape counter, and a brushed aluminum front panel.
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DV-SP1000
The Ultimate THX Ultra-Certified
DVD-Audio/Video and SACD Player
The DV-SP1000 brings an entirely new dimension to
the term “universal”. Not only does it provide you with
DVD Audio/Video and SACD playback, but also
analog and pure digital reproduction with HDMI
(High-Definition Multimedia Interface) and i.LINK
(IEEE1394) to deliver high-quality movies and
multi-channel music.
This reference-grade universal player features state-of-the-art circuitry and connectivity options for ultimate reproduction
quality with virtually any disc format. Featuring a beautiful brushed aluminum front panel, it plays DVD-Audio and SACD,
while Onkyo’s exclusive ExperienCinema concept provides you with the finest visual and audio experience through
Progressive Scan, Direct Digital Path, 192 kHz/24-bit audio DACs and Vector Linear Shaping Circuitry (VLSC). DVDs are
further enhanced with lossless 108 MHz/12-bit D/A video processing. Add Onkyo’s VLSC and high-quality FlexScale from
Oplus (which enables video scaling of DVD discs from
480i to 480p/720p/768p and 1080i) and you have the
ultimate in DVD-video performance. For convenience, it
offers Last Play Memory, Slow-motion DVD-Video playback, dedicated subwoofer output, DVD Quick Start
Play, Bit-Rate Meter, Screen Saver and parental control.
F E AT U R E S
◆ Only players capable of realizing the high-
est potential of DVD technology can bear
the THX certification badge. It means the
DV-SP1000 meets the standards of
Lucasfilm, not only for sound and picture,
but also for user convenience, basic quality
and long-term reliability.
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Program playback and memory (24 DVDs)
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Condition memory (15 DVDs) for audio and
subtitle languages, multi-angle video
adjust, onscreen display (position), and
parental lock
For analog component video, the need for
menu selection of interlaced or progressive
scan output is eliminated by the inclusion
of dedicated connections for each.
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For SACD and DVD-Audio discs, the
DV-SP1000 includes two iLink (IEEE 1394)
connections for digital output of high
resolution 5.1-channel audio signals. When
combined with a compatible receiver, such
as the Onkyo TX-NR1000, it delivers the
ultimate in sound reproduction and
simplifies bass management duties, all over
a single cable. Additionally, there are
7.1-channel analog outputs for consumers
wishing to take advantage of the player’s
high quality internal decoding circuitry.
4-level display dimmer (normal, dim, dark,
or off )
Specifically designed for the smoothest
delivery of your movies and music, it features extremely solid construction with a
rigid aluminum chassis, integrated stabilizer network, and feet to reduce vibration for
sonically superior playback.
◆ Built-in Dolby Digital and
DTS decoder
◆ Plays DVD-Audio & Video, DVD-R/RW,
SACDs, MP3 CDs, CD-R/RW, Video and
Audio CDs
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in and out jacks for compatibility with control systems.
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video D/A converter, with high quality
Silicon Images deinterlacing circuitry with
3:2 pulldown conversion.
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Front panel cursor control
Full-time active video outputs (two component, two composite and two S-Video).
◆ For video reproduction, the rear-panel
HDMI (High Definition Multimedia
Interface) connection delivers digital video
and audio signals on a single cable without
the degradation caused by additional circuitry.
◆ Employs an Analog Devices 216 MHz/14-bit
Slow motion DVD-Video playback (without
sound) at 1/2, 1/4, 1/8 or 1/16 normal
speed
◆ Last play memory (5 DVDs)
◆ Includes a bidirectional RS-232 port and IR
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Includes backlit pre-programmed learning
remote control with scroll wheel
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Includes one A/V cable, HDMI and FireWire
cable
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DVD-S29 • DVD-S77 • DVD-S97 • DVD-F87
Single-Disc and 5-Disc DVD Players
Top: DVD-S29; Bottom: DVD-S77
Blending astounding performance
with an elegant design, Panasonic’s
DVD players offer a host of advanced
features to deliver an unsurpassed
home theater experience. They
feature Advanced Progressive Scan,
resulting in an extended frequency
response, reduction of background noise and enhancement of depth. The higher-density video signal brings a film-like
quality to DVD images, extraordinarily close to the way they originally appeared in the cinema, with rich detail, incredible
depth of field, and precise color reproduction. The high resolution picture is also free of motion artifacts.
The DVD-S29S (silver)/DVD-S27K (black) includes a one-touch AV enhancer for optimum picture and sound quality.
The DVD-S77 adds 5.1-channel DVD-Audio to the mix, and an HDMI (High-Definition Multimedia Interface) to provide
high quality, uncompressed digital audio/video signal transmission. This avoids complicated and troublesome connection
of components. The DVD-S97 steps-up with a built-in Dolby Pro Logic II decoder, MPEG Digital Noise Reductions and
Audio Navigation Menu. The DVD-F87S (silver)/DVD-F87K (black) 5-disc changer features DVD-Audio playback and
enhanced access speed from disc to disc (only 10 seconds).
F E AT U R E S
Video
◆
Progressive Scanning (480P) creates a
picture signal with double the scan lines of a
conventional DVD interlaced picture (480I),
resulting in higher picture resolution,
sharper image quality, and the elimination
of virtually all motion artifacts.
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◆ Twin laser pickup gives these player
aphenomenal ability to track discs that are
warped, off center, or otherwise imperfect.
54Mhz/10-bit video D/A converter
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High-end 192kHz/24-bit D-A converter for
superb musical performance.
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Built-in 2-channel DTS & Dolby Digital
decoders.
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Coaxial digital output
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Dialogue Enhancer boosts the volume of
the center channel, from which most of the
principal dialogue emanates.
◆ Picture Control (brightness, color, contrast,
gamma correction, sharpness)
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Variable and auto zoom
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Picture Mode selection(Normal, Cinema1,
Cinema 2, Animation, Dynamic) selection
◆ Compatible with DVD Video, DVD-RAM,
DVD-R/RW, DVD+R/RW, CD, HDCD and
CD-R/RW (including JPEG, WMA, MP3 and
HighMAT (see box).
Audio
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Monitor select for optimum picture quality
according to monitor type
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Black Level Control (depending on you
connection); lighter when connected to TV
via composite or S-Video, darker when
connected via component video.
◆ Headphone VSS (Virtual Surround Sound)
provides simulated surround sound using
regular headphones.
Conveniences
Co-developed by Panasonic and Microsoft, HighMAT
(High-Performance Media Access Technology) significantly
improves interoperability for digital media content
between PCs and devices such as CD and DVD players.
HighMAT is a digital-media standard that provides a dramatically improved method of storing, arranging and
playing back digital photo, music and video collections on
recordable discs such as CD-RW media. (At present,
HighMAT-compatible Panasonic products have Level 2
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Hi-Speed Smooth Scan enables fast-forward/reverse at up to 200x normal speed.
This lets you scan a two-hour movie in 40
seconds, offering a quick way to access
desired scenes.
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Audio/JPEG Navigation menu lets you
quickly search for MP3 and WMA audio files
or view JPEG images recorded onto CD-R or
CD-RW discs via an on-screen menu. This
feature also works with CD-Rs that feature
multi-session recordings.
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DVD-S29 • DVD-S77 • DVD-S97 • DVD-F87
◆ Sleek, slim, and stylish, these DVD players
are designed to integrate with Panasonic
home theater receivers , both functionally
and cosmetically. Plus, their slim design
makes them a perfect fit for any system.
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Additional conveniences include position
memory (bookmark) for up to 5 discs,
guide set-up, DVD-RAM speed control playback, progress indicator and quick replay.
They feature component video, composite
and S-Video output, as well as Dolby Digital
and DTS coaxial digital output.
Model Type
Video D/A Converter
◆ An advanced picture noise reduction system,
sound decoders
Depth Enhancer gives you sharp images with
incredible depth. It only processes an image’s
background, leaving the details of the main
subject intact. The end results are images
with startling depth, true-to-life skin tones,
and a soft, movie-like background focus.
◆ Can playback six-channel DVD-Audio
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Select from five video and audio playback
speeds: 0.8x, 0.9x, 1.0x, 1.2x or 1.4x normal
speed. The sound is smooth even with slow
or fast playback. You can use faster playback when scanning through the contents
of a disc and slower playback, when
istening to a foreign language, for example.
Multi-Format Playback
◆ Built-in DTS & Dolby Digital 5.1 surround
bringing 6 channels of incredibly powerful
and realistic surround sound to living rooms
everywhere.
Playlist Playback lets you perform simple
non-linear video editing, such as
rearranging the order of scenes, skipping
over unwanted scenes, or copying
selections, to create custom playlists of
favorite scenes on a disc.
Inputs/Outputs
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DVD-S77 & DVD-S97 Step-up Features:
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Can up-convert the video resolution of
ordinary DVDs (480p) to 720p/1080i to
more closely match the capabilities of
today’s high definition TV.
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HDMI interface carries high-quality digital
video and audio over a single cable. Run just
one cable from your DVD player to an HDMIcompatible TV or home theater receiver.
Double Re-Master Processing increases the
data density in CD or DVD signals to
reproduce even high-frequency sounds
outside the audible range, creating
incredible sound quality.
◆ DVD-S97 steps-ups with a built-in Dolby Pro
Logic II decoder and MPEG noise reduction
DVD-F87 Step-up Features:
The DVD-F87 is a
five-disc version of
the DVD-S77, but
without up-converter
or HDMI output. It
features a CD Mode
key for convenience. Press the button and it skips over the DVDs and only play the CDs when you
have both of them loaded. Also features sequential CD playback, an audio only function, channel
balance control, delay time control, Dolby Pro Logic II and a subwoofer out.
DVD-S29
DVD-S77
DVD-S97
DVD-F87
DVD-Video, DVD-RAM,
DVD-R, DVD-RW, DVD+R,
DVD+RW, CD (CDDA), CD-R/RW
(including MP3, JPEG,
WMA, and HighMAT level 2)
DVD-Audio, DVD-Video, DVD-RAM,
DVD-R, DVD-RW, DVD+R
DVD+RW, CD (CDDA), HDCD,
CD-R/RW (including MP3, JPEG,
WMA, and HighMAT level 2)
DVD-Audio, DVD-Video,
DVD-RAM, DVD-R, CD (CDDA),
HDCD, CD-R/RW (including MP3,
JPEG, WMA, HighMAT level 2,
and MPEG4 files)
DVD-Audio, DVD-Video,
DVD-RAM, DVD-R,
HDCD, CD,
CD-R, CD-RW
Single-Disc Player
Single-Disc Player
Single-Disc Player
5-Disc Rotary Changer
54MHz/10-bit
54MHz/10-bit
216MHz/11-bit
216MHz/11-bit
720p/1080i Upconversion
No
Yes. Via HDMI output only
Yes. Via HDMI output only
No
Depth Enhancer
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Audio D/A Converter
192kHz/24-bit
192kHz/24-bit
192kHz/24-bit
192kHz/24-bit
DTS Surround Sound Decoder
Yes (2-channel)
Yes
Yes
Yes
HDMI Output
No
Yes (HDMI-HDCP)
Yes (HDMI-HDCP)
No
Progressive Video Out (Y, PB, PR)
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Switchable (480P/480I)
Switchable (480P/480I)
Yes/Yes
Yes/Yes
Yes/Yes
Yes/Yes
Component Video Out (Y, PB, PR)
S-Video Out / Video Out
5.1ch Surround Sound Audio Out
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Subwoofer Out
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
2ch Audio Out
Digital Audio Out
Dimensions (H x W x D)
Weight
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Coaxial (1)
Coaxial (1), Optical (1)
Coaxial (1), Optical (1)
Coaxial (1)
111⁄16” x 16 15⁄16” x 9 3⁄4”
2 5⁄16” x 16 15⁄16” x 913⁄16”
2 5⁄16” x 16 15⁄16” x 10 1⁄16”
211⁄16” x 16 15⁄16” x 16 1⁄4”
4.7 lbs
5.6 lbs
5.3 lbs
5.6 lbs
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PV-D4745
Progressive Scan DVD Player/VHS VCR Combo
With the PV-D4745S (silver) or PV-D4745K
(black) you get the high-end A/V excitement of
DVDs in your home entertainment, while still
being able to watch all your favorite movies
from your VHS library. On the DVD side, it is
compatible with DVD-RAM, DVD-Video, DVDR, Video CD, CD, CD-R/RW, MP3 and WMA
embedded discs. JPEG images burned to CDR/RW may also be viewed in a variety of play modes. It has a built-in Dolby Digital and DTS decoders, provide progressive
scan output, and offer 5.1-channel simulated surround sound, high-speed scanning and front A/V input. The VCR section
includes VHS tape position display, Auto Clock Set, Index Search and Commercial Skip. Best of all, it is the same width as
standard audio components, so they’ll fit right into any home theater system.
F E AT U R E S
DVD Section
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Compatible with DVD-RAM, DVD, DVD-R,
Video CD, CD, CD-R/RW, and MP3, WMA and
JPEG embedded discs.
Progressive scan output produces a much
clearer DVD picture when used with a digital TV with 480p display capability or better.
◆
DVD Auto switching (Field/Frame Still)
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Virtual Surround Sound provides a cinemalike experience on systems with only two
speakers when playing DVD discs.
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Supplied Multi-Brand Universal Light Tower
Remote Control operates the various functions of most current VCRs and cable/DSS
boxes to help reduce the number of remote
controls needed to operate the components
in your home theater system.
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Hi-speed smooth motion scan lets you
search in forward/reverse with crystal clear
quality in 5 different speeds, ranging from
slow motion up to an incredible 100x normal speed, while locating desired locations
on a disc. When scanning at the initial forward setting, you can hear the soundtrack.
◆
Built-in Dolby Digital and DTS encoder and
optical digital output.
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Front A/V inputs make it easy to connect
your camcorder, headphones, game system
or other video equipment.
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VHS Section
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Automatically sets the local time and
channels when the VCR is plugged in.
◆ VHS Hi-Fi stereo provides top quality video
and audio recording from your favorite
stations and external source components.
◆ Dual Azimuth 4 Head system ensures
jitter-free video performance even when
using scan and still modes.speeds.
◆ Tape Position Display lets you see how
much time is left when you are inserting a
tape for recording, or are already in the
process of recording
◆
Auto Clock Set with back-up via Extended
Data Service signal from local PBS channel.
◆
Program End Search allows you to find the
end of a recorded program without
repeatedly pushing buttons.
◆
Commercial Skip lets you advance the tape
playback in 1, 2 or 3 minute increments to
skip unwanted scenes or commercials.
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By automatically placing a signal at the
beginning of each recorded program,
Index Search allows you the access to each
program by entering the 2-digit number.
PV-V4525 • PV-V4624 4-Head Hi-Fi VCRs
For those who just need a
quick replacement VCR,
the PV-V4525 is an easy-to-use
4-head Hi-fi VCR featuring
Rapid REW/FF, Jet Search up to
21x normal speed, Auto Clock Set with backup, Auto Channel Auto Set, Commercial
Skip, front A/V input, Trilingual on-screen display and Tape Position Display.
The PV-V4624 steps up with SQPB quasi S-VHS playback allowing you to play
S-VHS tapes in the deck at VHS resolution. In addition, the PV-V4624 is the same
width as standard audio components, so it will fit right into any home theater
system. Both include full-featured remote control (Light Tower on the PV-V4624).
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DMR-ES10 • DMR-ES30VS • DMR-EH50S
DVD-RAM/DVD-R Recorders
Panasonic’s sixth generation of DVD
recorders, the DMR-ES10S (Silver) and
DMR-ES10SK (Black), DMR-ES30VS and
DMR-EH50S record onto both DVD-RAM
and DVD-R discs. With a DVD-RAM disc
recording time is 16 hours in the EP mode on a 9.4 GB double-sided disc. They are also Progressive Scan players which
ensure optimum picture quality when viewing DVD movies. A thumbnail display of contents is also possible for recording
to disc. Since each scene is displayed with a thumbnail image, it’s easy for users to select the sequence of scenes they
want to playback. They can play back DVD-Video, music CDs, video CDs and CD-R/RW, and MP3 formatted discs. Direct
Navigator simplifies the process of previewing recorded programs. Other features include Time Slip function which lets
you replay a scene recorded 30 seconds earlier without disrupting the recording process, simply by touching a button on
the remote, and Chasing Playback which lets you view the recorded portion of a live program, from the beginning, while
continuing to record that program until its completion.
A dual deck DVD and VHS recorder, the DMR-ES30VS
combines the features and benefits of two
technologies allowing users to easily dub their
home movies and recorded VHS tapes onto either a
DVD-RAM or DVD-R disc, and from a DVD disc back
to a VHS tape. The dual deck also includes one
touch dubbing, another feature geared to make the process truly user friendly.
The DMR-EH50S features the TV Guide On Screen (TVGOS) Electronic Programming Guide (EPG), it also includes SD
slots, enabling faster, easier networking and file sharing between the DVD recorder PCs, digital still cameras and video
camcorders.
F E AT U R E S
Chasing Playback
Now you no longer have to wait for an entire
program to be recorded before watching it
from beginning to end. With chasing
playback, an element of Panasonic’s Time Slip
feature, you can skip back to watch a program
currently being recorded from any point that’s
already been recorded — while continuing to
record the live program in progress.
Simultaneous Recording
and Playback
The second part of the Time Slip feature,
Simultaneous Recording and Playback lets you
record a program onto a disc while you’re
watching any other program that’s previously
been recorded on the same disc.
Playlist Playback
Lets you perform simple non-linear video
editing, such as rearranging the order of
scenes, skipping over unwanted scenes, or
copying selections, to create custom playlists
of favorite scenes on a disc.
One-Touch Record and Play
If you own a VCR, it's almost certain that at
some point someone has accidentally
recorded over a movie or show that you
wanted. One-Touch Record will save your
favorite programs from the same fate by
automatically scanning the disc for blank
space before starting the recording process.
No more worries that your favorite sitcom’s
season finale will be overwritten by a family
member’s Sunday fishing show.
Rapid Random Access
Jump directly to any spot on a DVD-RAM disc
and begin playback or recording right away.
Even if there is no sequential area of empty
space available, the recorders can record data
on available space throughout the rest of the
disc. You will also avoid searching for a blank
spot to start recording, or accidentally recording over desired material.
Selectable Recording Modes
They offer five recording speeds: EP mode
yields the most recording time, LP & SP provide
less recording time with higher quality recording, and XP for the highest quality recording.
FR (Flexible Recording) mode lets you record
with the best picture quality possible for the
recording time and space on the disc.
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Additional Features
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About DVD-RAM Discs
Progressive Scan (480P) provides higher
icture resolution, sharper image quality, and
elimination of virtually all motion artifacts.
Direct Navigator makes it easy to find a
previously recorded program on a disc. A list
of recording dates, times, channels and
(user-entered) titles are shown on screen.
When you move the cursor to a recording,
the segment is played in the background, so
playback can begin immediately upon
selection. Program deletion, protection, and
title input are also easy to perform. Can
handle up to 99 titles at once.
Built-in TBC (Tme Base Corrector), 3D Y/C
separation circuitry and 3D digital noise
reduction ensure high-quality analog-todigital transfer when recording from analog
sources such as VHS or S-VHS VCRs. The TBC
delivers highly stable, natural images. The
3D Y/C separation circuitry minimizes the
dot crawl and color smearing. And, 3D
Digital Noise Reduction removes noise
components from the signal during playback.
Random access makes it easy to perform
non-linear editing using just a single DVD
Video Recorder, with no need for additional
editing equipment.
To ensure accurate reproduction of the
original content (in the case of DVDs, most
of that content is film-based) the recorders
utilize advanced progressive scan playback
techniques and very accurate MPEG video
decoders to provide images that faithfully
represent the ones you’ve seen in the
theater.
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Picture Control (brightness, color, contrast,
gamma correction, sharpness)
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Dialogue Enhancer boosts the volume of
the center channel, from which most of the
principal dialogue emanates, when playing a
movie featuring Dolby Digital 5.1 sound.
◆
Cinema Mode diminishes glare and
improves the visibility of details in dark
scenes by automatically adjusting picture
contrast.
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Advanced Virtual Surround Sound (VSS)
makes it easy for those who don't have the
room or budget for a full-blown home
theater system to still enjoy superb audio.
Using Advanced VSS, a surround sound
system can be simulated by using only the
front two speakers.
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The ideal medium for long-term storage of your valuable
video images, a DVD-RAM disc preserves quality over time,
permits overwriting as desired, and takes up only about a
third of the space of a VHS cassette.
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A DVD-RAM discs can be rewritten up to an incredible
100,000 times and come in the double-sided (9.4GB capacity)
and single-sided (4.7GB) varieties in both cartridge (provides
additional protection) and non-cartridge types, all of which
can be used with the recorders. DVD-RAM discs can be played
back on Panasonic’s DVD-RAM-compatible DVD home players and portable players as well.
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Record up to 12 hours of video on 2-sided, 9.4GB DVD-RAM discs. These discs can also
be played back on a DVD-RAM-compatible DVD home player or portable player .
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The smaller, 8cm DVD-RAM and DVD-R discs utilized for Panasonic’s DVD camcorders can
be used in the DVD recorders.
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The DVD-RAM disc format is supported by major hardware and media manufacturers and
functions as the “bridge format” for compatibility with A/V and personal computing applications. Any DVD-RAM discs that are formatted for PC or other media use can be reformatted for use with a DVD recorder.
DMR-ES30VS DVD Recorder/VHS Recorder Combo
Step-up Features:
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All the features of the DMR-ES10, the DMR-ES30VS adds a built-in VHS VCR. This allows you to
easily dub home movies and recorded VHS tapes onto either a DVD-RAM or DVD-R disc, and
from a DVD disc back to a VHS tape. The dual deck also includes one touch dubbing, making the
process truly user friendly.
DMR-EH50S DVD Recorder/Hard Disk Drive Combo
Step-up Features:
The DMR-EH50S features a 100GB hard drive, offering users up to 177 hours of recording time.
Plus, it can record onto DVD-RAM or DVD-R discs as well, making it ideal for compiling personal
movie libraries or for archiving, preserving, cataloging and enjoying favorite videos.
Your hectic schedule isn’t always compatible with TV program schedules, so being able to quickly
locate your favorite shows and record them for later viewing is important. The TV Guide On Screen
Electronic Program Guide lets you easily find your favorite programs and set up your DVD recorder
to record them unattended. Explore program listings up to 8 days in advance, searching by genre
or keyword to help narrow down your choices. Once you've found what you want in the listings,
simply select the program and your DVD recorder will automatically begin recording at the preset
time. The TV Guide On Screen Program Guide makes recording TV programs as easy as using a
PVR, only without subscription fees or telephone line hook-up.
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DVD RECORDER SPECIFICATIONS
DMR-EH50S
Step-up Features (continued )
◆ The DMR-EH505HS records data from hard
disk at up to 12x normal speed to a DVDRAM disc or 24x speed to DVD-R (both in EP
mode). So you can record a one-hour program to DVD-RAM in just 5 minutes or to
DVD-R in just 2.5 minutes.
◆ The fastest DVD recorder in the industry, the
top-of-the-line DMR-EH50S offers highspeed dubbing from hard disk drive onto
DVD-RAM at speeds of 40x and onto DVD-R
up to 64x in EP mode. Record a one-hour
program onto DVD-R in under one minute!
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New, Smart Wheel user-friendly remote control to quickly find recorded programs and
start playback faster than ever (200x quick
search and fast-forward smooth search.)
◆ For convenience, it features Direct Navigator,
an on screen guide that presents content
stored on a disc in easy-to-review thumbnails. Pressing the Direct Navigator button
brings up the thumbnails of all the programs on a disc for easy play selection.
◆ Simultaneous Record & Play lets you view a
previously recorded program on a DVD-RAM
disc or the hard disk drive while simultaneously recording a different program.
DMR-ES10
Recordable Disc Type
Time Slip Function
◆ Has a built-in SD Memory Card slot enabling
faster, easier networking and file sharing
with PCs, digital still cameras and video
camcorders and other SD-enabled devices,
such as plasma displays.
◆ Taking an SD memory card from a digital
camera and inserting it into the SD card slot,
you can transfer JPEG or TIFF images to the
recorder and view them on your TV. (Via the
Image Viewer/Storage function which allows
on-screen playback of JPEG or TIFF images,
or recording to DVD). Once in the recorder,
you can organize the images into folders
and create photo albums that you can store
on a DVD-RAM disc or hard drive.
DMR-EH50S
Chasing Playback
Time Slip Button
Chasing Playback
Time Slip Button
Chasing Playback
Time Slip Button
Yes
Yes
Yes
Rapid Random Access, Recording/Playback
Built-in Hard Disk Drive
No
No
100 GB
Relief Recording to Hard Drive
No
No
Yes
Playlist Playback
Yes
Yes
Yes
Direct Navigator
Yes
Yes
Yes
One-Touch Record and Play
Yes
Yes
Yes
Selectable Recording Modes
XP/SP/LP/EP/FR
XP/SP/LP/EP/FR
XP/SP/LP/EP/FR
Picture Quality Improvement Functions
Real-Time Variable Bit Rate Control
Integrated Noise Reduction (NR)
Visibility Modulation Technology
PC Card Slot
No
No
No
DV Input Terminal
No
No
No
Built-in SD Card Slot
No
No
Yes
SD Card Playable File Formats
N/A
N/A
Still Picture:
JPEG & TIFF
Dolby Digital (Dolby AC-3) 2ch Audio Recording
Yes
Yes
Yes
Bilingual Recording (DVD-RAM only)
Yes
Yes
Yes
DVD-Video
DVD-RAM, DVD-R,
DVD-RW, DVD+R
DVD+RW;
DVD-Audio;
Video CD, CD,
CD-R, CD-RW
DVD-Video
DVD-RAM, DVD-R,
DVD-RW, DVD+R
DVD+RW;
DVD-Audio;
Video CD, CD,
CD-R, CD-RW
DVD-Video
DVD-RAM, DVD-R,
DVD-RW, DVD+R
DVD+RW;
DVD-Audio;
Video CD, CD,
CD-R, CD-RW
Video D/A Converter
54MHz/12-bit
54MHz/12-bit
54MHz/12-bit
Power Consumption
23w
31w
31w
Multi-Format Playback (Playable Disc Type)
◆ Relief Recording (on the hard disk drive)
automatically checks the remaining disc
space when recording onto a DVD-RAM or
DVD-R disc. If there’s not enough space, the
recorder shifts the recording to the hard
drive. Other PVR functions such as Time Slip,
Chasing Playback and Simultaneous Record
& Play (see previous page) are available
using either the hard disk drive or DVD-RAM.
DMR-ES30VS
DVD-RAM, DVD-R, DVD-RW, DVD+R
Horizontal Resolution
More than 500 lines More than 500 lines
More than 500 lines
A/V Inputs Composite Video Inputs:
S-Video Inputs:
3 (RCA)
3
2 (RCA)
2
3 (RCA)
3
Audio Inputs L/R
3 (RCA)
3 (RCA)
3 (RCA)
1
1
1
RF Inputs: (UHF/VHF)
Universal Remote Control (TV/DVD)
w/Smart Wheel
Yes
Yes
1 (RCA)
2 (RCA)
2 (RCA)
Yes
Yes
Yes
Audio Outputs L/R
Component Video Out (Y, PB, PR)
S-Video Outputs
Model Color
Optical Digital Output for DTS & Dolby Digital SS
Image Viewer/Storage (for memory cards)
Dimensions (H x W x D)
Weight
1
2
2
Silver
Silver
Silver
Yes
Yes
N/A
N/A
N/A
JPEG & TIFF filess
2 ⁄2 x 16 ⁄16 x 13 ⁄16”
3 ⁄2 x 16 ⁄16 x 13 ⁄8”
21⁄2 x 16 15⁄16 x 1013⁄16”
7.94 lbs.
12.78 lbs.
9.92 lbs
1
15
15
1
15
7
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PIONEER
DV-285-S • DV-588A-S
DVD and DVD-Audio/Video Player
DV-285-S
Slim and stylish, the DV-285-S and DV-588A-S
look great, play everything, and deliver
exceptional video and audio performance.
They play DVDs, DVD-R/RWs, and
CD-R/RWs with WMAs and MP3 files, while
the Disc Navigator feature makes it easier
to browse and view JPEG picture files. For smooth, high-resolution video imagery, they feature a 12-bit/108MHz Video D-A
converter, and offer Pioneer’s PureCinema 2:3 Progressive Scan system. For great audio they are equipped with high-end
192kHz/24-bit D-A converters. For convenience Video Adjust Menu lets you fine tune the video image with adjustments to
sharpness, brightness, and four other levels.
A high-performance movie and music
machine, the DV-588A-S steps-up
with built-in Dolby Digital and DTS
encoders, and with the ability to play
DV-588A-S
multi-channel, high-resolution DVD-Audio
and SACD discs channel music, as well as the DivX format for viewing Internet video material.
F E AT U R E S
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24-bit/192kHz DAC means they are capable
of delivering exceptional sound quality in
terms of dynamic range, low-level
resolution and high-frequency detail.
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They are compatible with DVD-Video,
CD-R/RW, Video CD, DVD-R/RW, WMA, MP3
and JPEG embedded discs.
Using the zoom feature you can magnify a
part of the screen by a factor of 2 or 4, while
watching a DVD or playing a JPEG disc.
◆
Dialog Enhancer lets you set how much you
want dialog to stand out from background
sound in the soundtrack. Choose from High,
Medium, Low or Off.
JPEG PhotoViewer enables you to create an
ongoing slide show of digital images.
◆
Video Adjust Menu makes it easy to finetune picture settings, including Sharpness,
Brightness, Contrast, Gamma (for picture
‘warmth’), Hue (for red/green balance), and
Chroma Level (for color saturation).
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volume, it’s easy to lose the quieter sounds
completely—including some of the dialog.
Audio DRC (Dynamic Range) with High,
Medium, Low and Off settings help by
bringing up the quieter sounds, while
controlling loud peaks.
Pure Cinema progressive scan video output
for extremely stable, flicker free images,
with the same frame refresh rate as the
original movie.
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◆ When watching Dolby Digital DVDs at low
Disc Navigator with moving pictures
enables you play the first few seconds of
each title ot chapter in a thumbnail image
on screen.
Enjoy surround sound effects from just two
speakers. Virtual surround can produce
realistic 3D sound from a pair of stereo
speakers using any source.
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Resume (bookmark) function memorizes
the position you stopped playing a DVD and
will resume playback at that position (up to
30 discs).
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Component video output (DVD), composite
and S-Video output and audio output (RCA)
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Dolby Digital and DTS output
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Advanced GUI (Graphical User Interface)
with Set-up Navigator makes operation fun
and simple
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Zoom function (still picture)
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10-key direct search and play (chapter/track)
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Title, Track/Time Search
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Screen Saver and Auto Power Off
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Slim design with cursor key on the front
panel
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Built-in Dolby Digital and DTS 5.1encoders
DV-588A-S Only
◆ Coaxial and optical digital output for Dolby
Digital and DTS surround5.1-ch. output
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Fl Dimmer/Off (3 steps)
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Compatible with discs using DivX, the video
compression technology that’s the video
equivalent of MP3 audio. Just create a DivX
movie on your computer, burn it to DVD,
and play it on the DV-588A-S.
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Can play DVD-Audio (DVD-A) and Super
Audio CD (SACD) discs. These advanced
formats represent the highest level of audio
on disc: high-density, high resolution music
miles ahead of regular CD. Recordings are
bigger, more detailed, and more open.
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DV-F727
301-Disc CD/DVD Player Changer
A high-end AV jukebox, the DV-F727 will play DVD’s,
Video CD's, audio CD's and CD-R's, storing 301 discs in
all. Plus you can extend your universe of digital disc controlling possibilities by connecting two of them for
access to an incredible 601 discs. Engineered for superb
audio and video reproduction, the DV-F727 also offers
great convenience. You can enter title/artist CD text
with a keyboard and mouse, find a disc or artist alphabetically, or sort discs for playback by type. This serious
piece of AV hardware will be the life of the party.
• 301-disc control and management
High-Capacity Disc Management with GUI
• Easy title/artist input using keyboard and mouse
Managing such a vast library is surprisingly simple, thanks to two conveniences: Auto Update
Function that registers information of all loaded discs automatically. And a Disc Identification
Function that “tags” each disc, not by rack number, but by assigned disc name, making it
easy to reload discs in the rack freely. You can input the disc title, artist name and /or the custom file name using a computer keyboard and mouse (not included) to edit the information
by alphabetical order or by disc type such as DVD, VCD or CD so that you can find the disc
you want to watch at once. The DV-F727 keeps the disc information of up to 330 discs
including discs that have been removed from the rack. Moreover you can classify the discs
by up to 10 groups and name each group. Using a mouse even lets you control the setup
and player menus.
• Easy alphabetical title/artist
• Easy disc sorting with 20 custom files (audio 10,
video 10)
• Auto update of text and types for all discs
• Master/Slave allows two DV-F727’s to be connected for control of up to 601discs
• Advanced digital video noise reduction with film
recognition and gamma control
• Virtual Dolby Digital with SRS TruSurround
• 24-bit/96kHz DAC for Superb Sound Quality
• Dolby Digital and DTS Output
• Joystick & Jog Remote Control Unit
• Component video output (DVD, Video CD)
• 2 digital audio outputs (coaxial and optical)
Advanced Digital Video Noise Reduction with Film Recognition
The Advanced Digital Noise Reduction stores the impact of images from film sources by
compensating for the degradation in image quality that normally occurs in the film-to-video
transfer process, and a high-quality video encoder allows viewers to tailor picture characteristics to their tastes. Two-dimensional (horizontal/vertical) edge control keeps object edges
clean and sharp. Moreover, the Gamma Correction function adjusts the black level.
DVL-919 DVD/LD/CD Video CD Player
The DVL-919 is engineered to make all your discs look and sound their
best, with one tray for laserdiscs, and another for DVDs and CDs.
Pioneer added DTS capability for laserdiscs (there are 100+ titles) and
DVDs (still only a few). The back panel has all the jacks you’ll need for
the best possible picture and sound quality from your system:
component video, 2 S-video jacks, 2 sets of composite video, plus
optical and coaxial digital outputs for Dolby Digital/DTS multichannel
surround sound and PCM stereo for music CDs.
The DVL-919 delivers state-of-the-art laserdisc playback, with a sturdy auto-reverse mechanism so you’ll never have to get up to flip an LD.
Digital TBC (Time Base Corrector) and a 3-line digital comb filter guarantee razor-sharp, noise-free images. There’s an 8-bit digital field
memory for outstanding special effects on both CAV and CLV laserdiscs. An RF digital output is included so you can enjoy 5.1-channel sound
from Dolby Digital-encoded laserdiscs (AC-3 RF input required on receiver, decoder, or outboard demodulator).
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DVR-233-S
Slim Design DVD Recorder
The entry-level DVR-233-S delivers
high-performance DVD playback
plus easy DVD recording. Watch
DVD movies and concerts in
stunning audio and video detail.
Plus, you can record your favorite
TV shows and home movies to
DVD and watch them whenever you want. To simplify the recording process it utilizes VCR Plus + and an intuitive on-screen
navigator to walk you through it. To ensure high quality recording and playback, it offers a 10-bit/54MHz video digital to
analog converter and Pioneer’s high-quality PureCinema progressive scan output. It also features a built-in TV tuner, easy
timer and one-touch recording, and an advanced GUI.
F E AT U R E S
Advanced Disc Navigator
◆ The user-friendly menu makes all the key
functions easy to operate. You can set up a
Play List or move a chapter with this menu.
Want to find and play a certain segment of
your “My Kids” DVD? Select a thumbnail of
that chapter and it will begin to play.
TV Recording
find and record your favorite TV program.
You can either use Pioneer’s timer record
system or the widely used VCR Plus+ system
◆ Smart VBR (Variable Bit Rate Recording)
mode lets you choose the level quality/
recording time (Fine, SP, LP, EP, and Auto)
that suits you best.
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In Basic EP mode, you can record up to 10
hours on one disc .
◆
“Commercial Skip” button on the remote.
When you encounter the first commercial,
press “CM Skip” once and you jump ahead
30 seconds. Press again, another 30.
◆ Sometimes imperfections in blank DVDs
cause the laser to lose accuracy, and you get
less-than-perfect recording. Pioneer’s virtual
lens tilt mechanism with iquid-crystal technology corrects these imperfections, and
ensures the most accurate recording possible.
Chase Play
◆ You set the timer to record your favorite
program, but get home early, while it’s still
recording. You don’t have to wait until the
recording is done to see the program from
the beginning. With Chase Play, you watch
the program as the rest of it is being recorded. It lets you watch, stop, or pause a show
while you’re recording. Chase Play is performed using a memory buffer and recording directly to DVD-RW discs (VR Mode).
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Dolby Digital and DTS Digital
surround sound outputs, along with highquality audio and video D/A converters.
◆ Includes a built-in TV tuner, so it’s easy to
◆ Menu’s thumbnail’s are shown in full motion,
with sound! These mini-movies make it easy
to find what you’re looking for, and make
your DVD recordings look professional.
◆ Equipped with
Sophisticated Video Playback
◆ Features PureCinema 2:3 Progressive Scan
for a more film-like presentation when
watching movies. A full set of connections
is provided, including a component video
output for higher-quality signal transfer to
your TV.
◆ Compatible with DVD-Video, CD-R/RW,
Video CD, DVD-R/RW, WMA, MP3 and JPEG
embedded discs.
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Editing
◆ With the DVR-233-S, dubbing your home
movies onto DVD is a snap. Analog inputs
for composite or S-video plus L and R audio
are right there on the front panel.
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Once your movies are on disc you can use
high-speed scanning (FWD or REV) to find
the best parts quickly. And now, you’ve got a
back-up copy of your best video memories,
just in case something bad happens— like
old age — to your original version on tape.
◆ Organize your footage and record it to DVD
without using your computer. Basic editing
in Video mode lets you name, erase, lock,
and unlock titles before finalizing the disc.
◆ In VR mode (using a DVD-RW disc) you can
do even more, such as erase part of a title or
make detailed changes to chapters in a title.
You can also set up a Play List — for example, a title for each city you toured — which
adds further editing capabilities, such as
moving the position of a chapter, combining
it with another, or dividing it in two.
◆ In Video mode you can finalize the disc and
then select a suitable wallpaper to appear
behind the disc’s menu during playback —
so when you show your DVD it has a clean,
professional look.
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DVR-533H/DVR-633H
Dual-Layer DVD Recorders with Hard Disk Drive
Now it’s easier than ever to
record your favorite television
programming directly to DVD.
The DVR-533H (80GB) and
DVR-633H (160GB) recorders
combine hard drive technology
with software and program guide upgrades to make the process of creating a DVD easy. They allow you to find all of your
favorite TV shows through the TV Guide onscreen program guide; store programming on a hard drive; burn to DVD; and
create home movies on DVD through the DV camera input on the front panel. For added convenience, Pioneer has created a ‘Help’ menu on screen for easy set up and use of the DVD recorder. The ‘Help’ button is located right on the remote
control and offers information about what is currently scheduled for recording, how much space is available on the hard
drive, and general operational instructions.
S A M E F E AT U R E S A S T H E D V R - 2 3 3 - S P L U S —
Built-in 80GB or
160GB Hard Disk Drive
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◆
HELP Button
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The built-in 80GB (DVR-533H) or 160GB
(DVR-633H) hard disk drive lets you record
lots of home movies and TV shows for temporary storage. Once they’re recorded you
can watch them whenever you want, edit
them, delete them, or burn them to DVD.
The DVR-533H can hold up to 170 hours of
content (recorded at lowest video quality SEP mode). The DVR-633H can hold double
that, or up to 340hours in SEP mode.
When burning your recorded content to
DVD from the hard disk drive, an hour-long
program recorded in SEP (lowest video quality) mode takes less than 30 seconds to
burn — that’s approximately 120x speed.
Pioneer’s exclusive Disc Backup lets you
make a direct file transfer of your homemovie DVD back to the hard drive, and from
that make as many copies of your home
movie as you want, all at blazing speed. This
is great for videophiles who do their editing on their home computer and burn their
material to DVD that way. And unlike other
HDD-to-DVD recorders, the DVR-533H/633H
don’t recompress the video to another format during the process. Instead, they make
a perfect copy that is bit-for-bit identical to
the original, every time.
Here’s another big “ease of use” feature. Let’s
say you’re about to dub a home movie to
the recorder, and you can’t figure out what
the next step is… So Pioneer put a HELP
button right on the remote — it’s for when
you get stuck. Pressing HELP doesn’t have
you start over again; instead, it makes a
recommendation on what to do next.
Sometimes it will alert you if your remaining
disk space is limited, or offer a hint about
watching a show you’ve recorded.
Front DV Input
◆
Front or i-LINK (or DV or IEEE1394) interface
lets you transfer your DV movies smoothly
to the hard disk drive. Just connect your
camcorder’s DV output the DV input on the
unit’s front panel to and begin.
◆
You can now use the recorder’s remote to
control key camcorder functions (Forward,
Reverse, etc.) and easily find the scenes you
want to transfer.
◆
i-LINK is not only a “smart” connection; it
also lets you dub your DV movies without
losing quality by keeping them in the
digital domain during transfer.
◆
They can control most brands of DV camcorders, unlike many other DVD recorders
that either don’t offer i-LINK or don’t allow
camcorder control via the DVD recorder.
◆
And if your camcorder is analog, inputs
for composite, S-Video and stereo audio are
also provided for dubbing them to DVD.
Free Interactive Program Guide
◆
They include an 8-day Electronic Program
Guide (EPG) from TV Guide that’s incredibly
easy to use. Just find your favorite programs
and select them for recording, using the
easy on-screen EPG and your remote. And
here’s the best part: there’s no fee for this
valuable service! Pioneer covers the usual
program fee; you pay nothing up front and
there’s no monthly charge.
What Is A DualDisc?: DualDisc has both a CD player side and a DVD side, allowing artists
to create in exciting new ways using audio, video and computer content - all on a single
two-sided disc. What’s on it? One side is the full-length CD audio album. The other side
offers DVD content. This may include enhanced album audio, 5.1 surround sound, music
videos, artist interviews, behind-the-scenes footage, documentary films, photo galleries,
lyrics, computer-ready digital song files, and Web links. It all depends on the artist.
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HI-FI COMPONENTS
PD-M426
6-Disc Magazine CD Player
If you prefer to store your CD's in magazines, the PD-M426 is a perfect
6-disc CD player for you. Its magazines (sold as accessories) hold up to
6 discs and can be used to organize a CD collection by music type or
by artist. For convenience, the PD-M426 features random play and
several programmed play options.
PD-F407
25-Disc CD Player
Throwing a '60's party? Load 25 of your Hendrix, The Who, Country
Joe, and Santana CD's into the PD-F407 and hit Random Play. If you
just can't get enough of Santana, put that CD into Repeat Mode. To
locate a specific Country Joe and the Fish song, use Hi-Lite Scan. See?
The 60's were a lot of fun.
PD-F908
101-Disc CD Player
Holding enough music to go straight through a 4-day party, the 101CD PD-F908 has two great features for recording: CD Synchro, for
super-easy CD-to-tape recording, and an optical digital out for connection to a CD Recorder. Plus, Best Selection Memory remembers
and plays your 15 favorite tracks.
PD-F1009
301-Disc CD Player
If you've assembled a big CD collection over the years, load your
favorites- let's say, 301 of them- into the PD-F1009. It displays disc
titles from text-encoded discs and has an optical digital output for
connection to a CD recorder. This machine offers random play and
Best Selection Memory functions, and also plays your CD-R's and CDRW's as well.
CT-W208R
Double Auto Reverse Cassette Deck
You still have a big cassette tape collection, or maybe a family vehicle
has a tape deck and not a CD player? The CT-W208R may be the perfect deck for you, with dual wells, dual motors, auto-reverse, tape-totape dubbing in normal or high speed, and Dolby B/C noise reduction
for cleaner sound.
CT-W606DR
Double Auto Reverse Cassette Deck
The cassette tape format continues to add sonic improvements. The
dual-well CT-606DR includes Digital Noise Reduction, Digital Noise
Suppression, and Dolby HX Pro for clean recording and playback, and
includes CD-Deck Synchro for easy recording from a CD player. So
don't put those tapes into storage just yet- they'll still sound great
with this deck.
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DVD-HD850 • DVD-HD950
High-Def Conversion DVD Players
Designed for those who
want to get the most out of
their HD displays with their
existing DVD collections,
the the DVD-HD850 and
DVD-HD950 employ a
digital process that
upgrades the standard
DVD resolution to highdefinition resolution with
1080i, 720p, and 768p
signals (the latter is a Samsung exclusive in the category). They are the perfect solution for anyone who has upgraded to
HDTV and want to get the most out of their DVD collections. In addition they include HDMI outputs for simple, singlecable connection of uncompressed digital video. The DVD-HD950 adds a white LCD screen, 6 channel out and DVI
outputs, plus support for DVD-Audio and SACD playback.
F E AT U R E S
High Performance
◆ Compatible with DVD, DVD-R/RW, DV+R/RW, Video CD, CD, CD-R/RW,
Conveniences
◆ EZ View Letter Box Eliminator enables the elimination of the black
and MP3, WMA and JPEG embedded discs.
letterbox bars on 4:3 TV sets with the push of a button on the remote
control.
◆ Their progressive scan output allows superior non-interlaced images
to be sent to the latest digital TV receivers. The smooth, 480P progressive scan image eliminates blur and distortion, bringing new
realism to DVD movies and DVD video selections.
◆ Advanced GUI (Graphic User Interface) provides clear on-screen icons
and menus, making it easy to control their advanced features.
◆ Motion Zoom allows 2x or 4x magnification of selected screen areas,
without distortion, even as the movie is playing
◆ 3:2 pulldown system further improves progressive scan images that
are converted from film at 24 frames per second. These features
help make sure your television images look great.
◆ Component video output delivers the best video quality to your
display.
◆
An important scene can be viewed in slow motion.
◆
Given the increasing growth of HDTV, many home theater
aficionados find themselves with new digital televisions, but a lack
of high-definition programming to make the best use of their new
investment. Samsung’s high-def conversion DVD players open a vast
library of DVD material by up-converting a DVD's native resolution
(480p) to output high definition formats (720p/768p/1080i).
Significantly, this process takes place entirely in the digital domain
(in the DVD player rather than in the TV) which eliminates data loss
and other artifacts associated with analog conversion.
◆ The offer an HDMI (High-Definition Multimedia Interface) connection
to stream multi-channel digital audio and video information on one
cable to compatible digital TVs and monitors. An HDMI cable as well
as DVI cable is included.
◆ Instant Replay/Skip function enables you to replay or skip 10 seconds
back/forward with the push of a button on the remote control.
◆
Parental Control (DVD) allows you to set the level necessary to
prohibit children from viewing harmful movies such as those with
violence, adult subject
◆ Playback JPEG files recorded on a CD-R/RW as a slide show with
selectable (6, 12 or 18 seconds) interval. You can zoom in on any
selected image (2x or 4x) or rotate an image 90° clockwise. Each disc
can have a maximum of 3000 files and 300 folders.
DVD- HD950 Step-up Features
◆ DVD-Audio and Super Audio CD (SACD) bring the high resolution
multi-channel audio experience to your living room. These enhanced
optical discs offer higher sampling rates, greater frequency range,
and enhanced dynamic range when compared to conventional CDs.
A multi-channel Super Audio CD provides you with up to 6 channels
of high-resolution audio in addition to a regular CD layer for
playback on any existing CD player.
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DVD-V5500 • DVD-V8500 • DVD-V9500
Progressive-Scan DVD Player/VHS VCR Combos
An award-winning line with three enhanced
combination players, the DVD-V5500, DVDV8500, and DVD-V9500 offer the best in DVD and
VHS capability in a sleek, space-saving design.
Besides offering superior 480P DVD playback,
they integrate a 4-head Hi-Fi VCR, ensuring
uncomplicated hook-up and easy playback no
matter the media type (except VCD). They are compatible with most DVD/CD formats and offer front A/V input jacks. The
DVD-V8500 steps-up with a 10-in-2 multi-card reader for digital photo viewing that accepts virtually every popular format of
memory card, including SD, Compact Flash, Mini SD, XD, MMC, Smart Media, Memory Stick and Memory Stick Pro. For HDTV
owners seeking the same DVD/VHS versatility in a single package, the DVD-V9500 combines DVD and VCR capabilities along
with advanced hi-def conversion technology that up-converts a DVD’s native resolution (480p) to output high-definition formats (720p/768p/1080i). This allows HDTV owners to view their existing collections of DVDs and VHS tapes in high-resolution
formats. An HDMI port facilitates connections between components. The DVD-V9500 also includes a multi-TV remote control.
F E AT U R E S
DVD Section
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Dual-mode optical pick-up ensures compatibility
with DVD, DVD-R/RW, DVD+R/RW, and CD-R/RW
discs encoded with MP3, WMA and JPEG files.
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VHS Section
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10-bit/54MHz D-A video converter and carefully
selected components ensure accurate recreation to
the original DVD image.
VHS Hi-Fi stereo provides top quality
video and audio recording from your
favorite stations and external source
components.
◆
Component video and 480P progressive scan video
output for connecting to the latest large-screen
direct view and projection televisions without blur
or distortion, bringing new realism to DVD movies.
Dual Azimuth 4 Head system ensures
jitter-free video performance even when
using scan and still modes.
◆
Intro Scan locates the start of each separate recording on a tape and plays the first 5
sec. before fast forwarding to the next start point. Ideal way to identify unlabeled tapes.
2x Audio Playback delivers clear audio as the disc is
played at double speed. This allows you to find the
exact moment on the disc you are searching for.
Analog left/right audio output provides Dolby
Surround encoded audio for superb stereo, or
complete surround sound when connected to a
Dolby Pro-Logic receiver.
◆
Phantom Surround Processor delivers a rich
simulated surround sound effect through just two
speakers. Ideal when
connected to a stereo TV or stereo system.
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Optical and coaxial digital audio outputs
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EZ View Letter Box Eliminator
◆
Motion Zoom allows extreme magnification of
selected screen areas, without distortion even as
the movie is playing.
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Jet Picture Search allows clear viewing
of video at an incredible 7x normal play
for SP tapes, and 21x SLP recordings.
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One Touch Recording lets you select up
to four hour record periods in half hour
increments from a single button on the
remote.
DVD-V8500 Step-up Features
10-in-2 Multi-Card reader compatible with SD, Compact Flash, Mini SD, XD, MMC, Smart
Media, Memory Stick and Memory Stick Pro. Now you can view digital pictures on a TV or
listen to audio files on a main audio system, instead of having to rely on a computer.
DVD-V9500 Step-up Features
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Given the increasing growth of HDTV, home theater aficionados find themselves with
digital televisions but a lack of high-definition programming to make the best use of
their investment. The DVD-V9500 open a vast library of DVD material by up-converting
a DVD's native resolution (480p) to output high definition formats (720p/768p/1080i).
Significantly, this process takes place entirely in the digital domain (in the DVD player
rather than in the TV) which eliminates data loss and other artifacts associated with
analog conversion.
◆ Has an HDMI (High-Definition Multimedia Interface) connection to stream multi-chan-
nel digital audio and video information on one cable to compatible digital TVs and
monitors. An HDMI cable is included.
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DVD-R120 • DVD-VR320 • DVD-VR325
DVD Recorders
The perfect DVD recorder
solution for everyday
recording needs, the elegant,
ultra-slim DVD-R120 records
in DVD-RAM and DVD-R/RW
formats with an Auto Chapter
Creator function for added convenience. A wide variety of video playback formats including DVD-RAM, DVD-Video
DVD-R/RW and MP3 files on CD-R/RW discs give you assurance that your favorite music and video entertainment will be
playable. For added flexibility and convenience, the DVD-R120 offers front composite video and DV-inputs.
The DVD-VR320 is a DVD
recorder/VHS VCR combo that lets
you record between VHS tapes and
DVD discs. With both formats
supported in the same machine, you
can convert treasured VHS tapes to
DVDs at the touch of a button, with
no special wiring required. You can
also record directly from television to either format. It features multi-format playback and recording functions with a
smooth, 480P progressive scan image that helps eliminates blur and distortion. It has an automatic chapter creator and
front DV-inputs for true digital transfer from a digital camcorder. The unit’s sleek and clean front panel design ensures it
will look at home in all home theater settings.
The DVD-VR325 is also a DVD Recorder/VHS VCR combo but steps-up with High- Definition conversion from both DVD
and VHS to output 480p/720p and 1080i HDTV resolution via single HDMI hookup.
F E AT U R E S
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Powered by SMART RP technology, they
support three recording formats (DVD-RAM,
DVD-R and DVD-RW) and offer a ‘Time Shift’
function on the DVD-RAM. Simultaneous
recording and playback is available as well
as live picture ‘Pause and Replay’.
Time Slip provides two features that give
you added flexibility and control when
recording on discs: Chasing Playback and
simultaneous recording & playback.
Auto Fit Recording automatically detects
remaining disc space and sets up the best
recording mode. For instance, when recording a 90-min. program on a single side, it
sets recording mode between XP and EP so
that the program is recorded completely
without any loss due to disc capacity.
◆ ‘One-Touch’ and timer recording options
◆ Use the integrated menu system to edit
offer extra convenience:
◆
One Touch Recording lets you select up to
four hour record periods in half hour increments from a single button on the remote.
◆
Timer Recording enables automatic recording of a favorite TV show when you’re not
home. Just set the time and the date and
the recorder will automatically record it.
video content. You can perform basic (Title
List) and advanced editing (Play List) on
DVD-RAM and DVD-RW discs. For the Title
List, you can rename, lock or delete a title.
Also, create a Playlist and then play, edit
(even modify/replace), rename the entries in
the Playlist.
◆
Auto Chapter Creator function lets you
record a TV show or video clips from a
camcorder onto a DVD disc and chapters are
automatically created. This means you will
no longer have to spend time searching an
entire DVD looking for just the right spot.
◆
DVD-R320/VR325 let you record on both the
DVD and VCR players simultaneously.
◆ 480p progressive scan
output ensures pristine, flicker-free images with a compatible
TV and sound quality is addressed with
Digital Noise Reduction.
◆
In addition to front composite A/V inputs a
IEEE I394 DV input lets you connect and
store video content from a DV camcorder.
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DVP-NS50P • DVP-NS70H • DVP-NS90V • DVP-NC80V
Progressive-Scan DVD Players
Affordable, functional and reliable, Sony’s
elegantly designed DVD players also offer
high performance and flexibility.
Incorporating Sony’s Precision Cinema
Progressive technology and Precision
DVP-NS70H top, DVP-NC80V bottom
Drive 3 systems, they deliver a picture that
is more faithful to the source and virtually free of errors that a warped disc can produce.
The DVP-NS50PS (silver)/DVP-NS50PB (black) feature 3:2 pull-down 480p progressive scan output, 12-bit/108 MHz
DAC converter, Dolby Digital and DTS coaxial output and DVD-R/RW DVD+RW/+R, CD-R/RW, JPEG and MP3 playback
capabilities. For added convenience, it offers Picture Navigation, Sony’s Quick Set-up, 10-second instant replay, Fast/Slow
Playback with Sound, Virtual Surround Sound, custom parental control, and wireless remote control.
The DVP-NS70H steps-up with 720p/1080i upscaling video output through an HDMI connection to provide the clearest,
most uncompressed picture to date, coaxial and optical outputs, and
A/V Sync, which aligns audio and video playback.
The DVP-NS90V steps up with Super Audio CD (SACD)
capability, Dolby Digital and DTS audio output
and individual speaker settings for optimum
sound reproduction. The DVP-NC80V DVD/CD
changer also offers Super Audio CD (SACD)
capability, but no upconverting or HDMI interface.
F E AT U R E S
Video
◆ Precision Drive 3 System compensates for
warped discs by moving the lens-instead of
the entire optical block-for faster and more
accurate error correction in DVD discs.
◆ Other DVD players detect image changes at
the scan line level, Sony’s Precision Cinema
Progressive (PCP) system detects them at
the pixel level. The picture is more faithful to
the source-whether film or video-because
separate, optimized algorithms are used to
handle the differing pixel behavior
◆ Component video output maintains the
highest possible image quality by
separating the color components. Offers
composite and S-Video output as well.
◆
480p Progressive Scan with full 3-2 Reverse
conversion delivers beautiful, film-like
images when used with the latest HDTVs.
◆
Digital Video Enhancer improves contrast
and picture detail while controlling unwanted artifacts that degrade picture quality.
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Audio
◆ Stellar 192kHz/24-bit audio adds breathtak-
High Performance
◆ SmoothScan and SmoothSlow provide clean
ing realism and impact
playback in slow motion and scan speeds.
Using high-speed processing to read ahead
and keep frames in memory, the system
provides smooth, natural pictures in special
effects modes, such as Frame Advance, Slow
Motion (1/10 and 1/5 speed) and HighSpeed Search (2x, 10x and 30x), in forward
or reverse.
◆ Dolby Digital and DTS digital (coaxial) out-
put for 5.1 surround sound when connected
to an A/V receiver with built-in Dolby Digital
and/or DTS decoder.
◆ TV Virtual Surround Sound generates the
effect of surround sound, using just the
speakers in your TV. Offers various surround
modes including dynamic, wide, standard
and night for sound reduction at late hours.
Also creates a virtual center channel for
clearer dialog reception.
◆ CD Text and DVD Text display (using com-
patible CDs) shows song titles, artist name
and disc titles. DVD text equipped discs will
display titles, a jacket picture and other
information.
◆ Playing MP3 files couldn’t be easier. Just
insert an MP3 encoded disc and press
MENU. A blue screen pops up to display
your folders. Scroll down the list using the
remote or front panel cursor to select the
folder you want. The green files screen pops
up to show the files in the selected folder.
Now just select the song you want to hear.
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Sometimes you need to take a break, but
when you come back to the movie, you
don't remember where you left off. The
multi-disc resume feature stores the point
where you stopped and resumes playback
at that point the next time you put the disc
in your player (up to 6 discs).
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Conveniences
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Custom Parental Control (up to 40 discs)
“locks” mature-content discs with a 4-digit
code, even if the discs don't carry and MPAA
rating.
◆ Instant Replay (goes back ten seconds) at
the touch of a button is great for those times
when you miss a line of dialogue.
DVP-NC80V 5-Disc DVD/SACD Progressive Scan Changer
Need more versatile home entertainment? The DVP-NC80VS (silver)/DVP-NC80VB (black) is an
advanced five-disc DVD/SACD carousel changers that lets you play any mix of up to 5 CDs and/or
DVDs — the answer for those with large and growing collections of DVD and CD titles.
It features Precision Cinema Progressive technology and Precision Drive 3 for high quality video
output. With Fast/Slow Playback With Sound, A/V Sync, Dolby Digital and DTS 5.1 output and
coaxial and optical digital outputs. Also delivers flexible playback with DVD-R/RW, DVD+R/RW,
MP3, JPEG, CD-R/RW, VCD and SVCD compatibility.
◆ As soon as you connect the player, Sony’s
Quick Set-up screen appears, guiding you
through the initial menu set-up choices to
optimize the DVD player for your particular
system set-up.
◆ Fast/Slow playback with sound lets you play
video at fast forward or slow motion with
recognizable audio and compatibility with
long-playing DVD+R Double Layer.
◆ Screen saver protects your TV from
burn-in
when a DVD is left in pause for too long.
◆ When you play “anamorphic” widescreen
discs on a standard 4:3 TV, letterbox pictures
are actually created by the player's internal
filter. Sony's 4-tap weighted average design
minimizes flicker and reduces jagged edges.
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Outputs include composite, S-Video, component video and analog stereo. Dolby Digital
and DTS output are available via coax.
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Supplied multi-brand remote also operates
Sony and other brands of TVs and the volume control for 8 brands of A/V Receiver.
DVP-NS70H Step-up Features
◆ Up-scales video to 1080i/720p high defini-
tion resolution and transmits high quality
audio through a HDMI (High Definition
Multimedia Interface). HDMI connections
allow for the transfer of uncompressed digital signals to other HDMI equipped components such as Sony's Grand WEGA LCD rear
projection high definition televisions.
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A/V Sync allows for the alignment of the
audio tracks to match the video—necessary
for some newer TVs that have video buffers
or delays.
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Coaxial and optical outputs.
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SA-CD playback and Dolby Digital and DTS
audio output.
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Dolby Digital and DTS audio output and
individual speaker settings for optimum
sound reproduction.
DVP-NS90V Step-up Features
DVP-CX995V 400-Disc Super Audio/DVD Changer
With enhanced technology
and disc management
tools the DVP-CX995V
takes entertainment to
the next level. It features
Sony’s proprietary Disc
Explorer for ease of use
when managing discs, so
whether it’s sorting, filing
or categorizing, the
DVP-CX995V provides an
efficient solution. In addition, it uses an exclusive mechanism, giving it the ability to play
single-sided discs or a selected side of dual-sided discs. With the touch of the “FLIP” button,
the disc carousel is rotated 180° (or one-half revolution) and the disc is returned into the
drive from the opposite side of the mechanism for playback.
The DVP-CX995V also up-scales video to high definition (1080i/720p) resolution and
transmits high quality audio through a High Definition Multimedia Interface (HDMI). It
features coaxial and optical Dolby Digital and DTS output. Offers DVD-R/, DVD+R/RW,
MP3, JPEG, CD-R/RW VCD and SVCD playback. Additional convenience features include
parental controls (400 discs), playback memory (400 discs) and a universal remote control.
Disc Explorer —400 Disc Management System
With libraries of DVD movies, shows and concerts, music CDs and image CDs growing
rapidly, the DVP-CX995V is the perfect way for people to organize their entertainment life.
But you have 400 discs loaded, you need a powerful system of organization. Equipped with
the re-designed Disc Explorer, the on-screen graphic user interface provides intuitive access
to an expansive disc library making it easy to locate your favorite movies and SA-CD music.
Disc Explorer brings up a full-screen, scrollable list of all loaded discs, including each one’s
format (CD or DVD), title, artist and genre (Comedy, Action, Classical, Jazz, Sci-Fi, Rock, etc.).
There is also a thumbnail image that gets loaded automatically from DVDs that take
advantage of the Jacket Picture extension. For other DVD discs and CDs, thumbnails are
provided according to genre from a built-in library.
You can sort the entire collection alphabetically, by slot number or by genre. But that is just
the beginning. You can organize discs by folder (just like the folders on your computer
screen). Discs are assigned automatically to folders labeled DVD and CD; in addition, you
can assign each disc to one of four folders, which can be named “Dad”, “Jaz”, Kid”, etc.
Titles and artists names are automatically picked up from discs with CD or DVD Text. Other
discs can be assigned Disc Memo names up to 16 characters via an on-screen keyboard or
by plugging a PC keyboard into the changer’s keyboard port. You can sort the discs in each
folder by name, slot number or genre.
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DVD Player/VHS VCR Combo
Easily fitting in any entertainment center,
the versatile and convenient SLV-D360P
and SLV-D560P are 2-in-1 combo players
that combine a progressive scan DVD
player with a highly-advanced Hi-Fi VCR
and feature complementary WEGA TV
styling and front A/V inputs for your camcorder or game system.
They provide superb sound with Dolby Digital and DTS surround output, and offer DVD, DVD+R/RW, DVD-R/RW (Video
Mode), CD, SVCD, VCD, CD-R/RW and JPEG/MP3 playback. For convenience they offer Fast/Slow Playback with Sound
and Flash Rewind for quick (60-sec.) rewinding of VHS tapes. With one easy connection to your TV, you just plug it in, and
the clock and channels are automatically set—and you only need one remote to control both the DVD and VCR.
DVD Section
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Compatible with DVD, DVD+R/RW, DVDR/RW (Video Mode), CD, SVCD, VCD and
CD-R/RW with JPEG/MP3 embedded files.
SLV-D560P Step-up Features
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VCR Plus+ programming, plus a quickset timer dial that lets you program your VCR with just a
quick turn of the wrist. Press the quickset timer dial to activate the system. Turn the knob to set
the date, start time, stop time, and channel.
◆ Progressive output for DVD (480P)
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Virtual Surround Sound
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Frame Advance (Forward)
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Screen Zoom Function
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Parental Lock
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Includes multi-brand TV remote control
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Multi-lingual on-screen display
◆ Fast/Slow playback with sound lets you play
video at fast forward or slow motion with
recognizable audio.
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Component and S-Video output for DVD
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Coaxial & optical digital output for DVD
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Front A/V inputs for camcorder or game
system
VCR Section
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4-Head Hi-Fi VHS video cassette recorder
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19-micron wide heads for optimized EP
recording
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S-VHS Quasi Playback
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Rewind a T-120 tape in 60 seconds
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Plug and play setup for tuner & clock
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Automatic head cleaner
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1-Month/8-Event recording timer
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Auto Tracking for VHS playback
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Commercial Skip
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Screen Saver
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SLV-N750 • SLV-N900 VHS Hi-Fi VCRs
The SLV-N750 and SLV-N900 are
4-head VHS Hi-Fi VCRs made with
your home theater in mind. They
have 17˝ home theater size
chassis and a silver finish that
complements your WEGA TV. They feature Flash Rewind, which can rewind a T-120
tape in about 60 seconds, and Quasi S-VHS playback. They also include include a
multi-brand TV remote control, Commercial Skip, and are plug & play, making it easy to
quickly set-up and use them. The SLV-N900 steps up with Quickset Timer Dial, built-in
cable box/satellite box control, Control S input and a jog shuttle dial.
◆ 19 microns-wide video heads achieve
maximum picture quality from tapes
recorded in EP mode.
◆ 4-head dual azimuth recording and
playback allows crystal clear freeze frame,
frame advance and high-speed search in
forward and reverse.
◆ VHS Hi-Fi stereo recording and playback
with wide dynamic range and full frequency response. MTS stereo tuner lets you
receive stereo broadcasts, even if you don’t
own a stereo TV.
◆ Commercial Skip automatically skips
forward in 30 second increments (up to 2
minutes).
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◆ Autoclock set means no more flashing
“12:00”. VCR sets its own clock, using date
and time signals from local PBS stations.
◆ Front A/V inputs so you don’t have to turn
the VCR around every time you want to
connect your camcorder or game console.
SLV-900 Step-up Features
◆ Press the Advanced Quickset timer dial to
activate the system. Turn the knob to set
the date, start time, stop time, and channel.
You’re done! No menus to navigate and you
don’t even have to have the TV on.
◆ Built-in cable box/satellite box control,
Control S input and a jog shuttle dial.
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Hi-Fi COMPONENTS
RCD-W500C CD Player/Recorder
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RCD-W500C
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Make your own music mixes and enjoy the sonic results. The RCDWC500 features a 5-CD/Dual Deck with 4x high-speed dubbing and CD,
CD-R, CD-RW, and MP3 playback capability. It records to CD-R/RW and
offers SBM - Super Bit Mapping recording and high-speed finalizing,
and CD Text Entry. For convenience, it offers 24-Step Program Play, OneTouch Synchro Start/Record, and a supplied remote control.
CDP-CE375
CDP-CE375 5-Disc CD Changer
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Your music has never sounded this good. Play your tunes on the CDPCE375 for a superb sound experience. This 5-disc changer features CDR/RW playback capability so you can enjoy your homemade music
mixes as well as the latest industry releases. Additional features include
a headphone jack & volume control, 20-track music calendar, and 32step programming. Use the Jog Dial control with Direct Access track
selection to control your listening experience and get ready to rock.
CDP-CX355
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CDP-CX455
CDP-CX355 300-Disc MegaStorage CD Changer
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SCD-CE595
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Created for extensive CD collections of music connoisseurs and avid CD
listeners alike. Featuring CD-R/CD-RW playback, it allows you to play
your homemade music mixes as well as your commercial CDs.
Additional features include Twin Jog Dial, Custom File Memo, CD Text,
MegaChanger Control, optical digital output, two repeat modes (Disc or
Track), and 32-step Program Play, providing all the tools you need to
organize your CDs. Includes Remote Commander Remote Control.
TC-WE305
CDP-CX455 400-Disc MegaStorage CD Changer
SCD-CE595 Super Audio CD Player
Enhance your music experience. Featuring multi-channel Super Audio
CD, the SCD-CE595 offers a superb sound experience. Additional features include CD/CD-R/CD-RW playback capability, multi-channel management system and multi-channel direct stream digital decoder. Use
the Jog Dial control with Direct Access track selection to control your
listening experience and get ready to rock.
• Multi-Channel Management System
• Direct Disc Selection plus Track Access via Jog Dial Control
• All Disc/All Track Repeat Function via Remote
• SACD Text/CD Text Capability
• Unbalanced Audio Output
• Optical and digital outputs for CD selection
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Perfect for your extensive CD collection. Access your CDs with ease
using Twin Jog Dial and enjoy MP3 and CD-R/CD-RW playback. Utilize
features like Custom File Memo, MegaChanger Control, optical digital
output, CD Text, and two repeat modes (Disc or Track) to make the
most of your music. Additional features include keyboard input, FL
Display, 32 Step Program Play, Control A1 II, and a remote control.
• Advanced Mega Control for up to 400 additional discs
• Mega Control allows X-Fade Play/No-Delay Play between changers
• Custom File Disc Memo display 20 characters
• Classify discs according to artist name
• Jog Dial control with Direct Access Track Selection
TC-WE475
TC-WE305 Dual Cassette Deck
For easy dual recording, the TC-WE305 features a Dual Well Tape Deck,
twin tape counters, high-speed dubbing, Dolby B Noise Reduction, and
high-density Permalloy heads.
• Dual decks let you edit tapes from Deck A to Deck B
• LED record level meters
• Twin tape counters
• Separate motors: for Deck A and Deck B
• MPX Filter blocks the 19 kHz multiplex pilot tone of FM stereo broadcasts for proper Dolby NR tracking when you record off the air
• 7-segment LED peak level meters help you set record levels
TC-WE475 Cassette Player/Recorder
The TC-WE475 is packed with features that enable a great listening and
recording experience. Utilize the Dual auto reverse feature as you listen, and hear the difference that Dolby B and C noise reduction makes
as it suppresses high frequency noise. Also featuring Dolby HX Pro circuitry, Auto Record Level, Multi-AMS track search, Relay Play, and Fulllogic feather-touch transport controls. Remote control capable with
Sony A/V receivers.
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RDR-GX315 DVD Recorder
Featuring a slim-line chassis, the RDR-GX315 is a high
performance DVD recorder designed for both
first time users as well as sophisticated time
shifters to produce high quality DVD
recordings from a variety of original
sources. In addition to being compatible
with a wide range of DVD formats including
DVD-R/RW and DVD+R/RW discs, it is also compatible with the new DVD+R double-layer discs for longer recording time.
Variable bit rate recording (60-360 minutes) gives added flexibility when recording your favorite programs, while picture
improvement technologies create enhanced DVD recordings. For convenience, and easy-to-use graphical user interface
(GUI) helps make recording from broadcast programs via off-air antenna, cable, or satellite receivers—very easy.
RDR-VX515 DVD/VHS Recorder Combo
For those with a large VHS collections, you
can make digital archives of favorite content
with the DR-VX515 DVD Recorder/VCR
combo. Offering format flexibility with
DVD+R/+RW/-R/-RW and +R Double Layer
discs, recording compatibility and easy bidirection dubbing from VCR to DVD recorder,
sharing and archiving memories and onto a
digital format has never been easier. In addition, it has a front i.LINK DV input allowing dubbing of DV camcorder tapes
directly to DVD. In addition to adding a VCR, the VX515 offers JPEG and MP3 playback (CD-R/RW) for multimedia compatibility and VCR Plus+ Programming for easy navigation and control.
RDR-HX715 DVD/HDD Recorder Combo
DVD recorder with a 160 GB hard disk drive, the RDR-HX715 features i.LiNK IEEE1394 input and a component output
along with HDMI output. It is compatible with DVD+R/+RW/-R/-RW and +R
Double Layer discs for longer recording
time. formats. It also features a TV Guide
On Screen® interactive program guide,
making it easy to find and record programming without monthly fees. Other features include Intelligent Scene
Chaptering that provides easy scene search and editing by indexing chapters at transition points and D-Matrix Noise
Reduction System, which uses a combination of three types of noise reduction technologies to deliver excellent recording
and playback levels. Also features Sony's new Fast Playback with Sound, so you can play video at fast forward speed
with recognizable audio playback.
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R D R - G X 5 1 5 F E AT U R E S
◆ Precision Cinema Progressive playback,
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which incorporates Pixel-by-Pixel I/P
Conversion technology, augments and
balances DVD-video elements. Additionally,
a 12-bit/108MHz Video D/A Converter
ensures exceptional picture quality for an
unforgettable viewing experience.
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To further improve picture quality, Time
Base Correction, Pre Frame Noise Reduction
and Pre-video Equalizer technologies rebalance and equalize video content before it is
recorded onto a DVD, improving the original
source content before the encoding process
begins. Very useful when recording from
low resolution sources such as VHS tapes.
For greater playback/record flexibility, the
recorder includes ‘chasing playback’,
allowing you to rewind the recorded
material while it's still recording to view and
catch up to the real time recording.
Simultaneous recording and playback allows
you to watch pre-recorded content while
recording new content on the same disc.
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For added convenience, the RDR-GX315 has
the ability to control satellite receivers and
cable boxes through the it’s IR blaster.
Instead of fumbling with two remote
controls when using the “timer” function to
record your favorite program, the supplied
remote control allows users to select the
channel directly from the set top boxes.
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Variable bit-rate control achieves the
bit-rate that most effectively improves
picture quality. By varying the compression
rate to match image data volume and scene
complexity, it assures both high picture
quality and efficient recording.
◆ CD Text and DVD Text display (using
compatible CDs) shows song titles, artist
name and disc titles. DVD text equipped
discs will display titles, a jacket picture and
other information.
◆
Digital Video Enhancer improves contrast
and picture detail while also controlling
artifacts that degrade picture quality.
◆ Fast/Slow playback with sound lets you play
video at fast forward or slow motion with
recognizable audio.
◆ Dolby Digital and DTS digital optical and
coaxial output
◆ TV Virtual Surround Sound generates a
surround sound effect, using the speakers
in your TV. Surround modes include dynamic,
wide, standard and night, for late hour
sound reduction. Also creates a virtual
center channel for clearer dialog reception.
◆ SmoothScan and SmoothSlow provide
clean playback in slow motion and scan
speeds. Using high-speed processing to
read ahead and keep frames in memory,
the system provides smooth, natural pictures in special effects modes, such as
Frame Advance, Slow Motion (1/10 and 1/5
speed) and High-Speed Search (2x, 10x and
30x), in forward or reverse.
In the output phase, Post Frame Noise
Reduction, Block Noise Reduction and Video
Equalizer technologies combine to produce
a richly textured visual rendition while
minimizing picture interference caused by
background artifacts or distortion.
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Seamless integration with DV camcorders
through the front panel i.LINK IEEE1394
digital interface for easy transfer.
Additionally, the i.LINK interface enables
you to control the camcorder via the
supplied remote control. Expediting the
content transfer process, you can copy the
entire contents of a DV tape by selecting
the convenient one-touch dubbing feature.
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Built-in TV tuner and timer recording
function. Easy to use GUI (Graphic User
Interface), on-screen electronic programming guide and IR blaster (for satellite and
cable box control) make recording, editing
and organizing video content a simple task.
R D R - V X 5 1 5 S T E P - U P F E AT U R E S
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Now you can make digital archives of your favorite VHS tapes and copy your homemade DVDs
to share with friends and family on VHS. The RDR-VX515 DVD/VCR recorder combo saves space
while simplifying component hookups. Offering broad format flexibility through DVD+R/RW
and DVD-R/RW versatility, the deck permits dubbing from VHS to DVD and from DVD to VHS
(subject to Macrovision anti-piracy technology in the source media).
R D R - V X 7 1 5 S T E P - U P F E AT U R E S
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WITH a 160 GB hard disc drive, you can record and store up to 204 hours of TV shows on the
RDR-HX715 recorder. Exciting shows and programs can be stored on the hard disc drive to
watch later, or conveniently burned onto any format DVD for archiving or sharing with family
and friends. In addition, the timer recording feature takes the hassle out of recording TV programs through an easy on-screen program guide.
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The RDR-HX715 can record at HQ+ mode in the hard disk drive, which is approximately 1.5
times greater than the highest possible bit rate recording on DVD. The HQ+ mode, along with
Dynamic Variable Bit Rate, provide outstanding picture quality and IS especially beneficial
when recording quick and complex motion images or playback from the HDD. In addition, the
RDR-HX715 features 24x high speed dubbing from HDD in SLP recording mode to a DVD disc.
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The DR-HX715 up-scales video to high definition (1080i/720p) resolution and transmits high
quality uncompressed digital video and audio signals through it’s HDMI connection.
◆ TV Guide On Screen interactive program guide makes it easy to find and record programming
without monthly fees.
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Intelligent Scene Chaptering provides easy scene search and editing by indexing chapters at
transition points
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D-Matrix Noise Reduction System uses a combination of three types of noise reduction
technologies to deliver excellent recording and playback levels.
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Sony’s Quick Response graphic user interface improves the response time of the recorder’s
user’s menu operation through simplified commands and faster processing.
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SD-3980 • SD-4980 • SD-5980 • SD-6980
SD-3980
Single-Disc Progressive
Scan DVD Players
Whether you desire reference-quality video
playback, multi-disc compatibility, the sonic
realism of DVD-Audio—Toshiba has the
right solutions for you.
SD-4980
Designed for the style-conscious consumer,
the SD-3980 features Digital Cinema
Progressive Scan, ColorStream Pro
component video output, multi-disc
compatibility, MP3 and WMA playback and
a JPEG viewer in a super slim chassis.
SD-5980
Stepping up, the SD-4980 incorporates an
HDMI output with video upconversion to
720p/1080i in a slim 42mm chassis and
features DivX playback.
SD-6980
The SD-5980 incorporates HDMI output
with video upconversion to 720p/1080i
and a HD JPEG viewer. The combination
of the HDMI output and specialized MPEG Decoder/Scaler chipset, provides a solution that maximizes viewing of high
resolution digital images, up to six times greater resolution than component video on a 1080i display. For even more versatility, it features a 9-In-2 media card slot.
The top-of the-line SD-6980 steps up with the ability to play DVD-Audio and Super Audio (SACD) multi-channel audio
formats, DivX playback and Memory Card slots supporting ten different formats.
F E AT U R E S
Video
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DVD, DVD-R, Video CD, CD and CD-R/RW playback with MP3/WMA
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ColorStream Pro component video output allow the video signal to be
sent to a component equipped interlaced (analog) or progressive scan
(digital) TV. When utilized, typical artifacts-like video noise, dot crawl, and
flicker—are virtually eliminated, resulting in a low-noise, highly detailed
picture with unequaled color purity.
Audio
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24-bit/192 kHz PCM audio compatibility delivers warmer, more
natural-sounding audio from many types of discs.
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MP3 and WMA compatible audio playback expands the players’
functionality to include playback of custom music collections
encoded via MP3 or Windows Media Audio (WMA) digital audio
formats onto CD-R or CD-RW discs.
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Digital Cinema Progressive (3/2 Pulldown) delivers the smoothest,
most film-like images to any progressive scan television, such as an
HD-compatible one, and ensures maximum resolution.
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Dolby Digital and DTS digital (coaxial) output for 5.1 surround
sound when connected to an A/V receiver with built-in Dolby
Digital and/or DTS decoder.
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Toshiba JPEG Viewer enables you to display digital images on any TV.
Plus, load the CD with your favorite photos and create custom slide
shows. An intuitive onscreen display assists in the creation of customized
slideshows with a few simple clicks of the DVD player’s remote control.
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3D Virtual Surround Sound mode provides a simulated surround
sound effect from sources that contain only a stereo soundtrack.
Convenient when playing DVDs in home theaters not equipped
with multi-channel playback compatibility.
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Conveniences
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Digital Power Picture Zoom (up to 4x)
allows you to select an area of the picture
you want to zoom in on and magnify it.
Enhanced digital processing during moving
or freeze-frame playback produces superior
color fidelity and resolution, even when
you’re zoomed in. Also can be used to
expand letterbox-only films to increase the
viewable area on-screen.
Parental control allows you to restrict the
playback of DVDs that have embedded
control flags/markers. This ensures greater
control over DVD content.
They can be set to automatically go into a
screen saver mode after five minutes of
inactivity. While in this mode, the Toshiba
DVD logo appears and “ping-pongs” across
the screen. This is very important because
many movies will display the main movie
menu indefinitely after the movie has
ended. If left onscreen for a prolonged
period, this can result in burn-in on the
TV screen.
Supplied remote controls all DVD functions.
SD-4980 Step-up Features
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The SD-4980 steps-up from the SD-3980
with HDMI and video upconversion to
720p/1080i. HDMI supports uncompressed
digital video up to HDTV resolution. The
player makes the use of this medium by
up-converting standard DVD resolution to
near HDTV-quality with output resolutions
of 720p or 1080i.
SD-5980 Step-up Features (no DivX playback)
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HD JPEG provides the ability to view megapixel images in their enhanced resolution when using
HDMI and an HDTV display device. Thanks to a specialize chipset (MPEG Decoder and Scaler)
and the HDMI interface with an HDTV display, megapixel JPEG images are displayed in their
enhanced resolution, versus the image compression that takes place with component interfaces.
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9-in-2 Media Card Slot will accept SD, Mini SD, Memory Stick, Memory Stick Pro, Memory Stick
Duo, Memory Stick Duo Pro, XD Picture Card, Compact Flash and Multimedia (MMC) cards. By
taking advantage of these different media formats the DVD player will allow playback of JPEG,
WMA and MP3 files.
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The SD-6980 steps-up with
multi-channel audio
supporting both DVD
Audio and SACD (Super
Audio CD). DVD-Audio
and Super Audio CD (SACD)
bring the high resolution multi-channel
audio experience to your living room. These enhanced optical discs offer higher sampling rates,
greater frequency range, and enhanced dynamic range when compared to conventional CDs.
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Provides playback of DivX movies. DivX is compressed digital video that can be downloaded fast
and easy over DSL or cable modems with no reduction in quality. Watch full-screen, full-motion
videos from the Internet that actually look and sound like what you get from your TV or DVD
player, and are not the size of postage stamps.
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10-in-2 Media Card Slot (same as SD-5980 but adds Smart Media)
SD-6980 Step-up Features
Models
SD-3980
Disc Quantity
Disc Play
Video D/A
Component Video Output
Audio D/A
Y/Pr/Pb
Provides playback of DivX movies.
DivX is compressed digital video that can
be downloaded fast and easy over DSL or
cable modems with no reduction in
quality. Watch full-screen, full-motion
videos from the internet that actually look
and sound like what you get from your TV
or DVD player, and are not the size of
postage stamps.
S-Video
SD-5980
SD-6980
1
1
1
1
DVD-Video,
DVD-R,
VCD, CD,
CD-R, CD-RW
DVD-Video,
DVD-R,
DVD-RW, VCD, CD,
CD-R, CD-RW
DVD-Video,
DVD-R,
DVD-RW, VCD, CD,
CD-R, CD-RW
DVD, DVD-R,
DVD-RW, VCD, CD,
CD-R, CD-RW
MP3, WMA
10-Bit/27MHz
10-Bit/27MHz
10-Bit/54MHz
10-Bit/27MHz
ColorStream Pro
ColorStream Pro
ColorStream Pro
ColorStream Pro
Progressive Scan
HDMI (High-Definition Multimedia
Interface) streams multi-channel digital
audio and digital video information on one
cable to compatible digital TVs and
monitors. This makes the SD-4980 ideal for
today’s digital TVs. And because it performs
720p/1080i Upconversion in the player, the
video signal remains free from excessive
digital-to-analog conversion artifacts.
SD-4980
3:2 Pulldown Digital Cinema Progressive
24-bit/192kHz
24-bit/192kHz
24-bit/192kHz
24-bit/192kHz
Dolby Digital/DTS
DTS Compatible
X
X
X
X
WMA & MP3 Playback
X
X
X
X
Virtual Surround Sound
3-D
X
X
X
X
X
X
1 set
1 set
1 set
1 set
1
1
1
1
RCA-Video
1
1
1
1
L-R Audio
1 pair
1
1 pair
1
HDMI w/ Dolby Digital
and DTS Bitstream Output
Coaxial Out
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
16.9 x 1.7 x 7.9”
17 x 1.6 x 8”
17 x 1.9 x 8.1”
16.9 x 1.9 x 9.8”
3.3 lbs.
3.2 lbs.
4.4 lbs.
5.1 lbs.
Optical Out
Dimensions
Weight
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SD-V393 • SD-V593
DVD/VHC VCR Combos
Convenient and easy-to-use combination models, the
SD-V393 features a 4-head HiFi VHS VCR and a full
featured DVD player offering Digital Cinema
Progressive Scan (3:2 Pulldown), ColorStream
Pro component video outputs, MP3 and WMA
playback, a JPEG viewer, 3D Virtual Surround
Sound, and unified glow remote control. The SD-V593
steps-up with HDMI and video upconversion to
720p or 1080i, and HD JPEG viewer and a Memory
Card slot supporting nine different formats.
Both decks permit DVD playback while recording
a TV broadcast on VHS, and both let you can
record DVDs to VHS without color distortion.
SD-V393
SD-V593
F E AT U R E S
DVD Conveniences
DVD Video
◆
Play DVD, DVD-R/RW, VCD and CD-R/RW
discs embedded with MP3/WMA and JPEG
digital photo files
◆
ColorStream PRO component video outputs
provides low-noise, highly detailed picture
with unequaled color purity, while Digital
Cinema Progressive (3/2 Pulldown) delivers
the smoothest, most film-like images to any
progressive scan television (HD-compatible)
and ensures maximum resolution.
DVD Audio
◆
24-bit/192 kHz PCM audio compatibility
delivers warmer, more natural-sounding
audio from many types of discs.
◆
Digital zoom lets you select an area of the
picture and magnify it up to 4x) lets Also
can be used to expand letterbox-only films
to increase the viewable area on-screen.
◆
Parental control to restrict the playback of
DVDs with embedded control flags/markers.
◆
They can be set to go into a screen saver
mode after five minutes of inactivity. This is
important because if a movie is left onscreen for a prolonged period, it can result
in burn-in on the TV screen.
◆
JPEG Viewer lets you digital images. An
intuitive on-screen display assists in the
creation of customized slideshows with a
few simple clicks of the remote control.
VHS 4-Head VCR
◆
4-Head/19-micron head system offers superior
slow motion effects, while also significantly
enhancing tapes recorded in SLP mode.
◆
VHS Hi-Fi Stereo can be used to create
Dolby Surround, Dolby ProLogic, or Dolby
ProLogic II surround sound.
◆
S-VHS Quasi Playback allows playback of
S-VHS tapes without a reduction in quality.
◆
Auto Clock Set to automatically set the clock
display and keep it accurate.
◆
Commercial Skip lets you automatically
advance the tape 30- or 60-seconds forward
bypassing recorded commercials.
◆
1-month/8-program timer, MTS/SAP tuner,
high-speed FF and REW, automatic head
cleaner, and tri-lingual on-screen display.
◆
MP3 & WMA compatible audio playback of
custom music collections encoded via MP3
or Windows Media Audio (WMA) digital
audio formats onto CD-R or CD-RW discs.
◆
Supplied with unified glow remote control
◆
Dolby Digital and DTS digital (coaxial) output for 5.1 surround sound when connected
to an A/V receiver with built-in Dolby Digital
and/or DTS decoder.
◆
The SD-V593 can up-convert standard DVD 480p resolution to 720p/1080i HDTV resolutions
and then sends the signal uncompressed via HDMI interface to HDTV televisions.
◆
HD JPEG provides the ability to view megapixel images in their enhanced resolution when
using HDMI and an HDTV display device. Thanks to a specialize chipset (MPEG Decoder and
Scaler) and the HDMI interface with an HDTV display, megapixel JPEG images are displayed in
their enhanced resolution, versus the image compression that takes place with component
interfaces.
◆
9-in-2 Media Card Slot will accept SD, Mini SD, Memory Stick, Memory Stick Pro, Memory Stick
Duo, Memory Stick Duo Pro, XD Picture Card, Compact Flash and Multimedia (MMC) cards.
◆
3D Virtual Surround Sound mode provides a
simulated surround sound effect from
stereo soundtrack.
◆
Coaxial digital audio output for even greater
flexibility with hardware configurations.
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DR-4
Multi-Drive DVD Recorder
Featuring multi-drive versatility, the fully
equipped DR-4 can record and playback
DVD-RAM, DVD-RW and DVD-R discs.
With DVD-RW compatibility, the DR-4
offers more flexibility in home recording
and viewing choices. It allows you to time
shift frequently watched TV shows and
create recordings that are compatible with virtually every DVD player currently in the market.
Additional features include Digital Cinema Progressive Scan and Colorstream Pro component video outputs, and an optical digital output round out the package. For convenience, the DR-4 offers front panel A/V and S-Video inputs and comes
with a universal remote control. A simplified EASY NAVI menu allows easy access to recordings and the ability to preview
those titles, as well as a convenient and intuitive access to the unit’s key features.
F E AT U R E S
◆
ColorStream Pro component video output
for the highest quality video signal and a
low-noise, highly detailed picture with
unequaled color purity.
◆
Digital Cinema Progressive (3/2 Pulldown) delivers the smoothest, most film-like images
to any progressive scan television.
◆
Time Slip lets you start watching a recording
that is already in progress or 'pause' a live
recording and then return to it later. During
playback of both modes, a bar graph can be
displayed on-screen depicting the 'progress'
or location of the playback signal with
regards to the real time recorded signal.
◆ Preset audio and video settings makes it easy
to set the recording bit rate and allow you to
maximize disc space based on the content to
be recorded. (1-, 2-, 3-, 4- and 6-hours).
◆
◆
◆
Plays DVD-Video, DVD, CD, CD-R/RW, VCD,
DVD-R/RW, DVD-RAM and WMA, MP3, JPEG
embedded discs.
Conveniences
◆ One-Touch Record simplifies setup of timer
for recording within a 24-hour period. One
button starts record and allows setting of a
record length of up to 6 hours.
Recorded content easy to find with the help
of a menu that is automatically created when
you record. It displays the date and channel
you recorded, along with a thumbnail by
capturing the first video frame of the
recording.
◆
The date and channel can be change to any
64-character title and the thumbnails to any
image within the recording. Chapters within
the recording can also be created by
selecting specific points within the
recording or predetermined intervals. These
chapters can also, be named and assigned a
specific thumbnail from any video frame
within the chapter.
EASY NAVI Menu provides quick and easy
access to key features such as Timer
Recording or DV Capture. Additionally the
EASY navi displays a “live action window”,
providing feedback whether it is recording a
program, in the Time Slip mode, or playing
back content with DVD-RAM.
◆
There are composite audio and video inputs,
as well as L/R inputs on the front panel for
easy camcorder dubbing. As well, an S-Video
input is available on the front panel as well.
◆
3D Virtual Surround Sound mode provides a
simulated surround sound effect from
sources that contain only a stereo soundtrack. Convenient when playing DVDs in
home theaters not equipped with multichannel playback compatibility.
◆
181-channel cable compatible tuner and a
2-month, 36-event timer programming
functionality. Also offers Auto channel setup,
Auto Clock, Daylight Savings Time Adjust
and Time Zone Adjust.
Multi-Drive Recorder
The DR-4 provides the greatest flexibility in recording and playback by supporting DVD-RAM,
DVD-R, and DVD-RW disc formats. You’ll have the right format for every application:
— DVD-RAM is the most flexible of the recordable DVD formats when it comes to recording,
editing and playback. Even more, re-record content approximately 100,000 times!
— DVD-R is a write-once format perfect for sharing treasured video moments with virtually
anyone who has a DVD-Video player.
— DVD-RW (VR format only) can rewrite content up to 1000 times and playback in a wide
variety of computer drives and DVD-Video players
◆ On-screen keyboard and parental lock
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RD-XS34 • RD-XS54
DVD/HDD Combo Multi-Drive Recorders
The Multi-Drive RD-XS34 and RD-XS54
offer the option of recording on either a
DVD disc or storing up to 280 or 420
hours of video on their built-in massive
160GB and 250 GB hard disk drives
(respectively). This allows you to record
and playback your favorite TV broadcasts
as well as compile personal movie
libraries for archiving and preserving
family videos. They offer high speed dubbing from the HDD to DVD-RAM at up to
24x normal speed and 32x to DVD-R.
They can record and playback DVD-RAM, DVD-RW and DVD-R discs and feature Time Slip function, Digital Cinema
Progressive Scan and ColorStream Pro component outputs, an IR Blaster for cable and DBS box controls and multimedia
playback for JPEGs, MP3 and WMA titles. The RD-XS54 steps up with an Ethernet port for system networking and greater
integration with a PC as well as an HDMI (High-Definition Multimedia Interface) uncompressed, digital audio/video output
and video upconversion to 720p/1080i.
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◆
With a built-in 160GB or 250GB hard disk
drive, they can store up to 280 or 420 hours
of recorded content and can be used to
perform the Time Slip (Chase Play and Pause
Live TV) function just like DVD-RAM. They
also allow high-speed dubbing from the
hard drive to DVD-RAM (12x normal speed)
or DVD-R (24x normal speed) without any
deterioration to the signal.
To help with digital recordings, they feature
TV Guide On Screen. An interactive program
guide, it provides an easy to read listing of
the television programs available to view or
record: an 8-day program listing, flexibility
of recording directly to DVD or the HDD, the
ability to perform keyword searches for
locating favorite programs and includes the
G-Link IR Blaster for controlling cable boxes.
When recording television programs, the
name of the show, along with the channel
and date, are automatically captured.
Preset bit rates and audio settings for 11
different recording options plus one user
adjustable setting, including selections for
LPCM audio recording.
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There are composite audio and video inputs, as well as audio L/R inputs on their front pane
for easy camcorder dubbing. Additionally, an IEEE1394 input on the front panel allows direct
dubbing from DV camcorders. The decks provide automatic recognition of the device and
on-screen menu controls to easily direct the “downloading” process with the recorders remote
control.
◆
Equipped with an HDMI interface for a single cable connection to compatible digital TVs and
monitors. The The RD-XS54 also uses the HDMI connection to support video upconversion from
480i to 720p and 1080i HDTV level resolution. This makes the RD-XS54 a perfect match for
today’s HDTVs. And because the conversion is performed in the player, the signal remains free
from excessive digital-to- analog conversion artifacts.
◆
Includes Toshiba’s Network NAVI system for connection and control within a home network for:
advanced editing, streaming content to a PC, e-mail timer and recordings and more.
RD-XS52 Step-up Features
◆ Incorporates an Ethernet port for system networking giving users the ability to dub copy free
content to another room if there are two units in the house—record content in one room and
watch it in another. It also allows for greater integration with a PC including the ability to:
◆ Dub copy free content from one RD-XS54 to
another if they are connected to the same
network.
◆ Stream recorded content or even live
programming to a PC.
◆ Add and edit title information to personal
home videos from a PC.
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◆ Upload custom menu backgrounds for
creating DVD-R/RW discs.
◆ Remotely schedule recordings via email.
◆ Receive automatic software upgrades.
◆ Use a PC scroll mouse to control the
recorder for detailed editing of personal
home movies.
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RS-TX20 • RS-TX60
DVD/HDD Combo Recorders with TiVo Service
The RS-TX20 and RS-TX60 are digital
media servers featuring TiVo technology
with DVD recording. They include high
capacity hard drive (RS-TX20 includes a
120GB, the RS-TX60 a 160GB) with the
capability to record up to 140 or 200
hours (respectively) of your favorite TV
programs. With the addition of a front panel DV input, they also offer the ability to transfer camcorder material to the hard
drive and then to DVD quickly and easily.
With TiVo Basic Service included (no subscription fee), you can select programs to record from a 3-day program guide, save
them to the hard drive and view them at your leisure, or record your shows to DVD quickly and easily. TiVo's easy to use
interface can automatically create a DVD Menu based on your selections, or titles can be manually entered. In either case,
simplicity is the key. The TiVo Basic service also includes “Trick Play” features including the ability to pause and rewind live
TV, and manual recording capability with repeat function. Additionally, both come with a 45-day free trial of the TiVo Plus
service. Other key features include Progressive Scan component video outputs (DVD and DVR signals), capability to record
in DVD-R and DVD-RW formats, as well as an IR blaster for Cable Box and Satellite Receiver control.
F E AT U R E S
◆
Record and playback on either a DVD-R or
DVD-RW disc. Compatible with DVD-Video,
DVD, CD, CD-R/RW, VCD, DVD-R/RW, DVDRAM and WMA, MP3, JPEG embedded discs.
◆
Digitally record up to 120 or 200 hours onto
their built-in hard drive
◆
Simultaneous Play & Record (HDD and DVD,
DVA and HDD)
◆
TV Trick Play feature lets you begin watching
a recording that is already in progress, or
‘pause’ a live recording and then return to it
later using HDD or DVR-R/-RW media
◆
Front A/V & IEEE1394 (DV) inputs as well as
rear RF, A/V and S-Video inputs for dubbing
content from multiple sources
◆
TiVo Basic Service lets you record from up
to 3 day on-screen program guide and TiVo
channel banner with program description.
◆
◆
They also offer manual recording capability
including scheduling, repeating, recording
of specific time and channel slot via the
on-screen user interface. Enjoy on-screen
display of content with program name,
rating, station identifier, and time and date.
Upgradeable to the TiVo Plus service (subscription required) which lets you search for
programs by title, set up Season Pass recordings and create WishLists for favorite shows.
D-VR4
DVD/VHS Combo Multi-Drive Recorder
The D-VR4 combines most
of Toshiba’s high quality
DVD recorder technology
with VHS capability.
This allows you to
conveniently transfer content from
a VHS tape to DVD or DVD content to VHS. Dubbing from VHS to DVD provides the
capability of either transferring the entire tape, or transfer multiple individual
segments by programming the time codes through the use of an on-screen menu.
Audio
Video
• Multi-Drive playback and recording
• LPCM/Dolby Digital (2-Ch) audio recording
• DVD-RAM/DVD-R/DVD-RW compatibility
• MP3 file play
• 4-head Hi-Fi stereo VHS playback
• 24-Bit/96kHz audio D/A converter
• ColorStream Pro progressive scan component video outputs
• 3-D Virtual Surround Sound
• Bi-direction dubbing (DVD-VHS/VHS-DVD)
• Preset recording modes for DVD: XP (1hr),
SP (2hr), LP (4hr), EP (6hr)
• JPEG viewer
• TosLink optical and coaxial digital outputs
Conveniences
• Front and rear A/V inputs with S-Video
and RF input for dubbing content from
multiple sources
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DV-S5860
DVD-Audio/SACD (Super Audio CD) Player
The DV-S5860 is a slim, progressive scan DVD player with outstanding picture and sound
quality. It has a host of high-end
features including DVD-Audio and Super Audio CD playback, CD Upsampling and Audio Direct. It is compatible with VR
format recorded DVD-RW and DVD+R double layer (DL) discs. It offers MP3, JPEG, DivX and WMA multisession playback.
For convenience, it features a ‘Night Mode’ as well as a sleep function.
F E AT U R E S
Inputs/Outputs
Audio and Video
◆
◆
Offers terrific audio and video processing.
192 kHz/24-bit compatible audio D-A conversion assures that the player delivers
superior sound performance. Yamaha’s high
quality, 12-bit, video DAC conversion assures
the finest possible video performance.
Video Picture Modes (Standard, Bright, Soft
and Personal) are available for adjusting the
picture to obtain maximum image quality
with various sources and room lighting
conditions.
◆
2x and 4x CD Upsampling enables CD playback to approach the quality of DVD-Audio.
Once CD Upsampling is selected, it is automatically engaged whenever a CD is played.
◆
Play PAL-format discs on NTSC televisions,
and vice versa. The DV-S58600 will convert
the formats with no loss of quality.
◆
Compatible with DVD-Video, DVD+R/RW,
SVCD, Video CD, Audio CD, and MP3, WMA,
DivX and JPEG embedded discs. JPEGs can
be zoomed, rotated and scanned. Also compatible with the new generation of Double
Layer DVD discs.
◆
Multiple Zoom function lets you vary the
size of the image in six steps: 1/4, 1/3, 1/2,
2x, 3x an d 4x.
◆
They are compatible with DVD-Audio and
Super Audio CD (SACD). These high-end
audio formats bring the high resolution
multi- channel audio experience to your
living room. These enhanced optical discs
offer higher sampling rates, greater
frequency range, and enhanced dynamic
range when compared to conventional CDs.
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Incorporates component video outputs as well as composite and S-Video outputs. On the audio
side of things, you get the use of optical and coaxial digital audio outputs for Dolby Digital, DTS,
MPEG, and PMC sound. Also features a mixed 2-channel output.
◆
The unique screen saver feature dims the screen to 75% when in the pause mode.
◆
Resume play allows you to interrupt a movie to go to a feature and then pick up the movie
where you left off. It has a 5-disc memory.
◆
Child Lock allows parents the option of denying play of any specific DVD or VCD.
◆
Control and operation of the DV-S5860 is easy with the well designed remote control keypad.
◆
Night Mode lets you reduce the volume and still enjoy proper tonal balance and dynamic range
when watching movies late at night.
Conveniences
DV-C6770 • DV-C6771
5-disc Progressive Scan DVD-Audio/SACD Changers
The DV-C6770 (black) and DV-C6771 (silver) have all the features of the
DV-S5860 plus a 5-disc carousel DVD changer. This gives you the benefits of
extended playing time and direct selection from all discs. And with Yamaha’s
PlayXchange, you can change discs while the current one continues to play.
You don’t have to interrupt the movie or music to change a disc and you’re not
limited to changing only one disc at a time. What’s more, when you press stop,
the tray opens all the way, allowing you to change all five discs at once.
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Merit-Line
Merit-Line CD and DVD Labeling Kit
The Merit-line DVD Labeling Kit (DVD Media and DVD Case
Label Kit) provides the perfect solution for the professional
design and positioning of labels on discs.
Black Slim
Jewel Cases
50-pack for CDs
and DVDs.
(MEBSJC50) ....9.99
◆ Includes EZ Label Design software, an intuitive program with
numerous graphic and image templates and libraries, to easily
design labels. Compatible with Photoshop, Illustrator, etc.
Color Slim Jewel
Cases 50-Pack for
CDs and DVDs (MECSJC50) .................................8.99
◆ The EZ Label allows you to burn data, MP3’s, audio and mixed
mode CD's. EZ label can burn audio tracks from MP3 files with it’s
on the fly decoding components. It can also be used to copy data
or audio or user's CD. Rip CD tracks to MP3, MP3 to CD, DVD
audio to MP3, burn, design and label it.
Multi Color Cases 10-Pack for CDs and DVDs
(MEDVDCC10) ...........................................................4.95
Slim Ejector Cases 10-Pack for CDs and DVDs:
Made from shatterproof polypropylene,
featuring a special ‘hands free’ mechanism
which gentle holds the disc by its edge,
preventing the playing surface from becoming
damaged. (MEECDCBL10) ....................................4.99
Black Dual Cases 10-Pack for CDs and DVDs
(MEDVDCD10) ..........................................................4.29
Merit-Line CD and DVD Labeling Kit (Item # MEDVDLK) .............12.99
GGI Laser Lens Cleaner
for CD-DVD-VCD-CD Rom
Paper Sleeves with window for CDs and DVDs
(25-Pack) (MEPCSW25) ..........................................1.39
◆ Superfine micro fibre brushes
Tyvek Paper Sleeve with window for CDs and
DVDs (25-Pack) (METCSW25) ..............................3.99
◆ Voice Instructions and Music
Inserts for DVD Cases
◆ High resolution photo gloss or matte DVD
case inserts
◆ Compatible with any inkjet or laser printer
◆ DVD insert cards are die-cut and perforated
to allow for easy of printing, separation and
insertion into DVD case
◆ Compatible with EZ label Pro, Click’n design
3D Neato & Sure Thing label software
GGCDVC1
◆ Dry Cleaning System
995
$
DiscGuard2 - Clear Disc Sealer
Seal your discs with an invisible hard glass-like coating. A proven,
effective, easy to use coating that shields the data side of all disc
formats, DiscGuard2 forms a protective glass-like sealant that will
guard your disc collection against accidental scratching and
fingerprints during disc handling. Ideal for use on DVDs, game discs,
music discs, photo CDs, recordable discs, CD or DVD-ROMs and
similar disc media.
2 oz. kit (treats over 200 discs) # DIDG22O ........................................14.95
Glossy Inserts 50 Sheets (MEDVDCIG50) .......19.95
Matte Inserts 50 Sheets (MEDVDCIM50) ..........9.99
Inserts for Jewel Case
◆ Pair of J-card and tray card on one sheet
◆ Compatible with any inkjet or laser printer
◆ J-cards and tray cards are die-cut and perfo-
rated to allow for easy of printing, separation
and insertion into jewel case.
◆ Compatible with EZ label Pro, Click’n design
3D Neato & Sure Thing label software
Matte Insert for Jewel Case (50 Sheets)
(MEJCIM50) ...............................................................7.49
Glossy Insert for Jewel Case (50 Sheets)
(MEJCIG50) .............................................................12.95
TDK CD/DVD LensCLEAR
Laser Lens Cleaner
CD/DVD LensCLEAR removes contaminants from a CD/DVD
player’s lens, helping prevent mistracking. Disc also includes voice
tutorials about matching speaker levels, setting recording levels,
car stereo testing and more. (TDCDCL).................................................7.95
Vidpro
CD48 Leather Case
Leather Case holds 48 CD’s and DVD’s. Available in
Blue or Red color.
Blue Leather Case (VICDLC48) ......................................14.95
Red Leather Case (VICDLC48R) .....................................14.95
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B O LT Z
CD Racks
First released in 1998, these racks became an overnight sensation. The best
selling CD-600 has been on Stereophile magazine’s recommended components list for 5 consecutive years. Since their inception Boltz has added new
finishes to choose from but the quality and style have remained the same
and are built to the highest quality standards
CD-275
CD-110
Holds 275 CDs Floor Standing
At 12˝ wide, this rack is ideal for corners or
where space is at a premium. With 11 tiers, each
holding 25 CDs, you can get 275 CDs on this
rack. Each tier has sliding dividers to organize
your collection. Stabilizer feet are included.
Measures 12 x 67 x 6.5˝ (WxHxD), 12˝ deep with
feet. Ships assembled, shipping weight is 33 lbs
(BOCD275) ................................................................199.00
CD-330
CD-110
Holds 110 CDs Wall Mounted
110% steel, incredible baked on powder coat
finish. Includes 2 wall hangers. Steel slider
divider on each tier keeps CDs in place. Wall
hangers may be hidden from view by hanging
rack on second rod from top. Rack may also be
placed on a table or other flat surface. Measures
24 x 12 x 5.5˝ (WxHxD) and weighs 32 lbs.
loaded. Ships assembled, shipping weight is 9
lbs (BOCD110) ............................................................69.00
CD-220
Holds 220 CDs Wall Mounted
100% steel, incredible baked on powder coat
finish. Includes 2 wall mount hangers. Steel
slider divider on each tier keeps CDs in place.
Wall hangers may be hidden from view by
hanging rack on second rod from top. Measures
24 x 26 x 5.5˝ (WxHxD) and weighs 64 lbs.
loaded. Ships assembled, shipping weight is
21 lbs (BOCD220) ...................................................129.00
CD-150
Holds 150 CDs Floor Standing
A 6 tier floor standing CD rack. Each tier has a
slider divider for quick and easy organization of
your CDs. The rack comes with stabilizer feet
and can be infinitely expanded by adding
expansion racks. Measures 12 x 37 x 6.5˝
(WxHxD) with feet. Ships assembled, shipping
weight is 18 lbs (BOCD150) ................................119.00
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Holds 330 CDs Floor Standing
High capacity 6 tier floor standing storage
system. Each tier has an individual slider divider
for better CD management. Ships with stabilizer
feet. Easily expandable with expansion kits to
grow with your collection. Measures 24 x 37 x
6.5˝ (WxHxD) with feet. Ships assembled,
shipping weight is 24 lbs (BOCD330) .............129.00
CD-600
Holds 600 CDs Floor Standing
The best selling rack holds up to 600 CDs, and
accepts as many expansion kits as you want to
add. Each tier has a slider divider. Comes with
optional feet and stabilizer wall brackets. 24 x
67 x 6.5˝, 12˝ deep with feet. Ships assembled,
shipping weight is 42 lbs. Available in clear coat
steel or black matte finish (BOCD600) ...........249.95
CD-600x2: Holds 1200 CDs. Includes one
unassembled CD-600 and one unassembled tall
expansion kit. Available in clear coat steel or
black matte finish. Shipping weight is 73 lbs.
(BOCD600X2) ............................................................379.95
CD-600x3: Holds 1800 CDs. Includes one
unassembled CD-600 and two unassembled tall
expansion kits. Available in clear coat steel or
black matte finish. Shipping weight is 104 lbs.
(BOCD600X3) ............................................................499.95
CD-600x4: Holds 2400 CDs. Includes one
unassembled CD-600 and three unassembled
tall expansion kits. Available in clear coat steel
or black matte finish. Shipping weight is 135 lbs.
(BOCD600X4) ............................................................649.95
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CD-600
Short CD
Expansion Kit
This expansion kit holds 330 CDs. It will
double the capacity of a CD-330 to 660
CDs or triple the capacity of a CD-150
to 450 CDs. Can also be attached to a
CD-600 or CD-275 for unique storage
solutions. Takes approx. 30 minutes to
attach to existing rack and includes all
hardware needed and a Boltz wrench.
(BOCDEXPS) ................................................94.95
Tall CD
Expansion Kit
This expanson kit will increase your
CD-600 or CD-275 capacity by 600
CDs. There is no limit to how many
expansion kits you can add to your
system. Each kit uses precision fasteners
to connect and only takes about 40
minutes to add to your existing racks.
(BOCDEXPT) .............................................119.95
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Multimedia Racks
Are you still searching for storage to hold all your movies and music in all their
formats? Look no further - Boltz’s solid steel multimedia racks are designed to
hold DVDs, VHS, CDs, SACD, and DVD-Audio all in the same unit. And, for those
collectors that have large collections the unique Boltz design offers the option
of infinite expandability by attaching as many expansion kits as you like. Floor
standing units include optional stabilizer feet and wall brackets for maximum
stability. Note: CD and Multimedia racks can not be joined together.
MM-72
MM-126
Holds 72 DVDs Floor Standing
Holds 126 DVDs Floor Standing
100% steel floor standing multimedia rack.
Steel slider divider on each tier keeps CDs,
DVDs or VHS in place. Measures 12 x 38 x 6.5˝
(WxHxD), 12˝ deep with feet. Holds 72 DVDs,
100 CDs or 36 VHS tapes. Ships assembled,
shipping weight is 17 lbs. (BOMM72) ...........99.95
Ideal for corners or where space is at a premium. Only 12˝ wide and 7 tiers high. Holds 126
DVDs, 175 CDs or 63 VHS. 100% steel construction with a beautiful baked on powder
coat finish. Will also hold SACD and DVDAudio discs. Measures 12 x 68.5 x 6.5˝, 12˝
deep with feet. Ships assembled, shipping
weight is 32 lbs. (BOMM126) .........................199.95
MM-76
Wall Mountable
Multimedia Rack
MM-160
100% steel, incredible baked on powder coat
finish. Includes 2 wall hangers. Steel slider
divider on each tier keeps CDs, DVDs or VHS
in place. Wall hangers may be hidden from
view by hanging rack on second rod from top.
Rack may also be placed on a table or other
flat surface. The rack measures 24 x 18 x 5˝
(WxHxD). It holds 76 DVDs, 110 CDs, 36 VHS
tapes. Ships assembled, shipping weight is
9 lbs. (BOMM76) ...................................................89.00
Holds 160 DVDs Floor Standing
100% steel, incredible baked on powder coat
finish. Includes a steel slider divider on each
of the 5 tiers. This rack holds 160 DVDs, 220
CDs or 84 VHS tapes. Comes with optional
feet to add stability. Measures 24 x 38 x 6.5˝,
12˝ deep with feet. Holds 160 DVDs, 220 CDs
or 84 VHS tapes. Ships assembled, shipping
weight is 26 lbs. Available in clear coat steel
and black matte finish (BOMM160) .............129.95
MM-252
Holds 252 DVDs Floor Standing
The ultimate in multimedia storage the MM-252 holds CDs, DVDs, VHS, SACDs, and DVD-Audio.
Individual slider divider on each of the 7 tiers allows you to organize or categorize your vast
media library. The solid steel construction and baked on powder coat finish create a multimedia
rack that is as strong as it is beautiful. Ships with optional feet and wall brackets for added
stability. Holds 252 DVDs, 385 CDs or 147 VHS. Infinitely expandable by adding expansion kits.
Measures 24x 68.5 x 6.5˝ (WxHxD), 12˝ deep with feet. Holds 252 DVDs, 385 CDs or 147 VHS tapes.
Ships assembled, shipping weight is 37 lbs. (BOMM252) ...........................................................................219.95
MM-252x2: Holds 504 CDs. Includes one unassembled MM-252 and one unassembled Tall MM
Expansion Kit. Available in clear coat steel or black matte finish. Shipping weight is 62 lbs.
(BOMM252X2) ...............................................................................................................................................................349.95
MM-252x3: Holds 756 CDs. Includes one unassembled MM-252 and two unassembled Tall MM
Expansion Kit. Available in clear coat steel or black matte finish. Shipping weight is 112 lbs.
(BOMM252X3) ...............................................................................................................................................................469.95
MM-252x4: Holds 1008 CDs. Includes one unassembled MM-252 and three unassembled Tall MM
Expansion Kit. Available in clear coat steel or black matte finish. Shipping weight is 137 lbs.
(BOMM252X4) ...............................................................................................................................................................599.95
MM-252
Short MM Expansion Kit
Doubles the capacity of an MM-160 to 320
DVDs, 440 CDs, 168 VHS or combo. Triples the
capacity of the MM-72 to 232 DVDs, 500 CDs,
108 VHS or combo. Can also be attached to a
MM-126 or MM-252. Approximate assembly
time 20 minutes. (BOMMEXPS) ........................89.95
Tall MM Expansion Kit
Expand your MM-252 series or MM-126 with
an expansion kit. There is no limit to how
wide you can build your system. Each section
uses precision fasteners for simple, easy
assembly. Each expansion kit increases your
rack’s width by 24˝. Approx. assembly time 40
minutes per kit. Please note that expansion
kits will not support your collection without
being attached to a compatible multimedia
rack. (BOMMEXPT) .............................................129.95
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MEDIA
CD Optical Media Recordable Discs
CD-R
CD-RW
CD-R is short for
“CD-Recordable”.
Recordable CDs are
WORM (Write Once,
Read Multiple) media
that work just like
standard CDs. The
advantage of CD-R over
50 Pack Spindle
Disc in Jewel Case
other types of optical
media is that you can use the discs with a standard CD player.
The disadvantage is that you can’t reuse a disc.
CD-RW provides you the flexibility
to write and rewrite your CDs, as
much as 1,000 times, while offering
compatibility for playback on your
CD-R/RW burner, DVD-ROM, or
your Multi-Read CD-ROM drive.
Rewritability is ideal for MP2 files
and JPEG images.
700MB (80 Min.)
10-Pack w/Jewel Case
#FUCDRW8010 $10.95
Sony
700MB (80 Min.)
20-Pack w/Jewel Case
#FUCDRW8010 $18.95
80-min/700MB 48x
50 Pack Storage Spindle
80-min/700MB 48X
Single Pack with Jewel Case
80min/700MB - 48X
20 Color Pack Slim Jewel Case #SOCDR8020 $12.50
80min/700MB - 48X
30 Pack Color Storage Spindle
80min/700MB - 48X
10 Pack Slim Jewel Case
80min/700MB - 48X
100 Pack Storage Spindle
#SOCDR8050 $19.95
#SOCDR80
$.79
#SOCDQ8030 $14.50
#SOCDR8010
$ 7.29
#SOCDR80100 $28.99
Disc in Jewel Case
Fuji
Verbatim
2X-4X to 32x speed rewrite compatibility.
Rewritable up to 1000 times. Read compatible
with multi-read CD & DVD drives.
700MB (80 Minute) 32x CD-RW Discs - 10 Pack
with Slim Jewel Cases
#VECDRW80USP1 $14.50
700MB (80 Minutes) 2x-4x CD-RW Discs - Colored with Matching Color
Slim Jewel Cases - 20 Pack
#VECDRW8020 $12.09
700MB (80 Minute) 2x-4x CD-RW, Silver, Inkjet Printable
- 50 Spindle Pack
#VECDRW8050S $29.95
CD-R Music
Verbatim
700MB (74 Minute) 16X Digital Vinyl CD-R
5 Vibrant Colors -
10 Pack with Jewel Case
#VECDR80V10
$5.99
5 Vibrant Colors -
25 Pack with Slim Jewel Case #VECDR80V25S $13.99
Color Coded -
25 Spindle Pack
Color Coded -
50 Spindle Pack
#VECDR80V50C $22.99
Ink Jet Printable -
50 Spindle Pack
#VECDR80V50 $19.99
#VECDR80V25
$9.99
700MB (74 Minute) 52x CD-R Discs,
Blank White Surface
50 Spindle Pack
#VECDR8050BW $14.99
700MB (80 Minute) Digital Vinyl Metal CD-R
(5 Gold/5 Platinum)
10 Pack with Jewel Cases
#VECDR80V10Q
$7.99
650MB 52X CD-R Discs White Thermal Printable 50 Spindle Pack
#VECDR8050W $15.99
700MB (80 Minute) 52x CD-R Disc
CD-R Disc
with Slim Jewel Case
#VECDR80S
$.59
10 Pack
with Slim Jewel Case
#VECDR80S10
$5.99
20 Pack
with Slim Jewel Case
#VECDR80S20Q
$9.99
#VECDR8050C $11.99
50 Spindle Pack
100 Spindle Pack
30 Pack
Spindle w/ Lightscribe
50 Spindle Pack
Silver Inkjet Printable
100 Spindle Pack
Shiny Silver Surface
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Designed expressly for music or audio recording,
Sony CD-R music discs provide the excellent
sound quality of pre-recorded compact discs, and
the ability to hear them on conventional home,
auto and portable CD players. Sony CD-R music
discs record digital music and audio in the
standard compact disc 16-bit, 44.1kHz format.
Verbatim 40x CD-R Music
80 Min. 40x CD-R Music - 50 Spindle Pack
#VECDR8050M $16.95
80 Min. 40x VIBE Music CD-R Disc
with Slim Jewel Case - 20 Pack
#VECDR8020M
$9.99
TDK 32x CD-R Music
80 min.
32x Single w/Jewel Case
#TDCDR80M
$0.99
80 min.
32x 5-Pack w/Jewel Case
#TDCDR80M5ZZ
$3.59
80 min.
32x 10-Pack w/Jewel Case
#TDCDR80M10
$7.19
80 min.
32x 30-Pack on Spindle
#TDCDR80M30 $12.99
#VECDR80100BS $21.99
Fuji 40x CD-R Music
#VECDR80SLS30 $19.95
80 min.
10-Pack Color w/Jewel Case
#FUCDR80C10
#VECDR8050SQ $17.95
80 min.
30-Pack Spindle
#FUCDR8030Q $12.95
#VECDR80100SS $29.95
80 min.
50-Pack Spindle
#FUCDR8050 $19.95
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DVD Optical Media Recordable Discs
DVD-R
DVD-RW
Based on DVD-R, using similar track pitch, mark
length, and rotation control, DVD-RW is playable
in many DVD drives and players. Capacity is
4.7 GB. DVD-RW discs can be rewritten about
1,000 times. This format is probably most useful
for the storage of a complete video film that is to
be played on a domestic DVD player.
DVD-R is a write once media that is readable in
most DVD drives. It has a 4.7GB capacity and
allows excellent compatibility with both
stand-alone DVD players and DVD-ROM drives.
Fujifilm
4.7GB (120 Min.) DVD-R
with Jewel Case
#FUDVDMR47
$1.49
Fujifilm
Sony
4.7GB (120 Min.) DVD-RW Disc - with Jewel Case
4.7GB (120 Min.) DVD-R
3-Pack with Jewel Case
#SODMR47L33
$3.95
Verbatim
#FUDVDMRW47
$2.25
#SODMW47
$2.49
#VEDVDMRW247
$1.99
Sony
4.7GB (120 Min.) DVD-RW Disc - with Jewel Case
4.7GB (120 Minutes)
4x DVD-R Disc - with Jewel Case
#VEDVDMR47
Verbatim
$1.19
4.7GB (120 Min.) 2x DVD-RW Disc - w/Jewel Case
4.7GB 2x DVD-R Disc 10 Pack
with Video Box
#VEDVDMRW471Q $16.50
10 Pack
with Video Trim Boxes #VEDVDMRW471Q $16.50
#VEDVDMRW4730 $29.95
Digital Movie DVD-R 4.7GB 4x
30 Spindle Pack
• Unique "movie reel" disc surface
• 4X speed DVD+R discs
• High-performance Metal Azo recording dye
• Superior archival stability
• Premium clear Super Jewel Box cases
fit most DVD video storage racks-
4.7GB (120 Minutes) 4x DVD-RW Disc - w/Jewel Case#VEDVDMRW447 $2.09
3 Pack with Super Jewel Box
25 Spindle Pack
10 Pack
#VEDVDMR473
DVD+R
$5.49
#VEDVDMR4710Q $19.99
with Jewel Cases
DVD+R was designed with both data and video
recording uses in mind. Compatibile with
existing DVD players and DVD-ROM drives is a
major strength of the DVD+R format. Each disc
can hold 4.7GB of information, with up to two
hours of high quality MPEG2 DVD video with
outstanding picture quality.
#VEDVDMR4710
$14.95
4.7GB (120 Minutes) 8x DVD-R,
50 Spindle Pack
White Thermal Printable #VEDVDMR8X50Q
$39.95
4.7GB (120 Minutes) 8x DVD-R,
10 Pack
with Jewel Case
#VEDVDMR8X10
$14.95
4.7GB (120 Minutes) DVD+R Disc - with Jewel Case
#VEDVDMR47850
$32.95
Sony
#VEDVDMR4785S
$29.95
4.7GB (120 Minutes) 4x DVD+R Disc - with Jewel Case
#VEDVDMR8X50
$39.95
Verbatim
50 Spindle Pack
50 Spindle Pack
Shiny Silver Surface
50 Spindle Pack
White Inkjet Printable
9.4GB (240 Minutes) 3x DVD-R, Double Sided
50 Spindle Pack
#VEDVDMR944C5 $354.95
Fujifilm
$1.49
#SODPR47
$1.49
#94472
$1.29
4.7GB (120 Minutes) 4x DVD+R Disc - w/Jewel Case
4.7GB (120 Minutes) 8x DVD+R Disc w/Lightscribe20 Spindle
30 Spindle Pack
DVD-RAM
#FUDVDPR47
w/Jewel Case
#VEDVDPR47LS2 $37.50
#VEDVDPR47LS3 $42.95
4.7GB (120 Minutes) 16x DVD+R Disc -
Panasonic
50 Spindle Pack (16x)
50 Spindle Pack (16x)
4.7GB (120 Minutes) DVD-RAM Disc with Jewel Case
#PALMAF120LU $2.99
4.7GB (120 Minutes) DVD-RAM Disc 3-Pack with Jewel Case #PALMAF120LU3 $7.49
4.7GB (120 Minutes) DVD-RAM Disc 10-Pack with Jewel Case #PALMAF120LU1 $7.49
White Inkjet Printable
#VEDVDPR4750Y $39.95
#VEDVDPR47516 $39.95
DVD+RW
Sony
9.6GB (240 Minutes) Double Sided DVD-RAM Disc - in Type 4 Cartridge
240 minutes recording time in SP mode, 720 minutes in EP mode
with Jewel Case
#PALMAD240 $9.95
4.7GB (120 Minutes) 4x DVD+RW Disc - with Jewel Case #SODPW47 $2.49
25 Spindle Pack
#SODPW4725 $34.95
Verbatim
4.7GB (120 Minutes) 4x DVD+RW Disc - w/Jewel Case#VEDVDPRW474 $1.99
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