Sony VRD-MC6 DVDirect Multi-Function DVD Recorder, 16:9 (Wide Screen) & 4:3 (Full Screen) Aspect Ratio

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The Sony VRD-MC6 DVDirect Multi-Function DVD Recorder makes shooting video and taking pictures, then transfer it all to DVD for everyone to enjoy on TV quick and easy. Just connect whatever it is-camcorder, VCR, DVR-and record up to 12 hours directly to DVD. It even transfers high-definition AVCHD video to DVD, allowing you to enjoy footage in HD on your Blu-ray Disc player.

For added convenience, there are also four built-in slots for the four most popular memory cards. What's more, there is full support for Dolby Digital 5.1 surround sound and 16:9 aspect ratio widescreen video.

What's Included With This Item

  • Sony VRD-MC6 DVDirect Multi-Function DVD Recorder
  • AC Adaptor
  • Manual
  • AC Power Cord
  • Warranty Card
  • Sony 1 Year Limited Warranty

Summary of Customer Reviews

Customers most agreed on the following attributes:
Simple controls (15) , Easy to setup (12) , Attractive (9) , Fast recording (8)
Best Uses:
Home (7) , Movies (7) , Storage (5) , Archiving TV shows (4) , Professional (3)
Reviewer Profile:
Casual user (9) , Enthusiast (4) , Power user (3)

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Key Features

  • Video recording: Direct, real-time video DVD recording from virtually any camcorder, VCR, or digital video recorder
  • Titles and menus: Automatic DVD menu and title creation, choose from four preset menu designs
  • Recording modes: 5 recording quality modes allow up to 12 hours of video to be recorded per disc
  • Consolidate mini DVDs: Consolidate several mini camcorder DVDs to full size 5" DVD using Sony DVD Handycam camcorder
  • Digital photo DVDs: Direct, real time recording of digital photos to DVD recording from MemoryStick Pro, MemoryStick Pro Duo, Secure Digital (SD/SDHC), Compact Flash, or xD Picture Card camera memory cards
  • DVD chapters: Automatic DVD chaptering every 5, 10, or 15 minutes, even stop-timer recording
  • High definition resolution: Transfer high definition video in native 1080i resolution from SonyAVCHD HDD/MemoryStick Handycam camcorders to DVD recorded in H.264 format. This allows up to 95 minutes of HD video to be recorded on a DVD playable on most Blu-ray Disc players
  • Preview: Preview video or up to 6 digital photos at a time using built-in 2.5" color LCD screen
  • DVD media: Records on 4.7GB DVD+R/+RW and 8.5GB DVD+R Double Layer Discs
  • Versatile recording: Record all the video from a Sony HDD/MemoryStick Handycam camcorder, just selected scenes, or only video recorded since the last DVD burn - all at up to 6X speed (60 minutes of video in about 10 minutes). VRD-MC6 will "span" multiple DVDs as necessary

Technical Specs

Aspect Ratio 16:9 (Wide Screen) & 4:3 (Full Screen)
Audio Encoding Dolby Digital (2 channel) & 5.1 Surround Sound
Format(s) Supported DVD+R, DVD+RW, DVD-R, DVD-RW (USB) DVD+R, DVD+R DL, DVD+RW, DVD-R, DVD-RW (DV, Video)
Recording Sources USB DV/Video
Recording Time 6h (single layer) 12h per DVD (dual layer) (approx.)
Video Encoding (DV/Analog) MPEG-2 (standard DVD) AVC/H.264 (AVCHD recording only)
Photo Recording Yes
Video Recording SD HD
Memory Size 2,000 photos (max.)
1080/24p Input Capable x1
Composite Video Input(s) x1
Input(s) x1 (L/R) Audio
S-Video Input(s) x1
USB Port(s) x1 (for HDD//MemoryStick /DVD Handycam camcorders only)
i.LINK Connection 4-pin i.LINK (IEEE1394) (for camcorder connection only)
Media & Modes Supported Memory Stick Duo/ MemoryStick Pro Duo/Memory Stick Pro HG Duo, Multi-Card slot (MemoryStick Pro, SD/SDHC Memory Card, xD Picture Card)
Photo Playback Yes
Video Playback DVD+R, DVD+RW, DVD-R, DVD-RW JPEG, DCF2.0 compliant
Warranty Sony 1 year limited warranty
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