Benefit from the convenience of recording directly onto a 160GB hard disk with this DVD recorder. To keep something longer, simply record your selected programs onto a DVD to enjoy a lifetime of high quality videos.
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Easy file transfer between HDD, DVD and high speed USB 2.0
Thanks to the complete file transferability, you can transfer or copy your multimedia files from one source to another regardless if the files are stored in the recorder HDD, a DVD disk, or on your USB flash drive.
Hybrid TV tuner for analog and digital TV reception
With the Hybrid TV Tuner, you can watch any program - whether it is a digital or analog broadcast. While the broadcast industry makes its transition to digital, the Hybrid TV Tuner lets you watch analog transmissions now, and any up and coming digital ones. You receive seamless entertainment - now and into the future.
DivX Ultra Certified for enhanced playback of DivX videos
With DivX support, you are able to enjoy DivX encoded videos in the comfort of your living room. The DivX media format is an MPEG4-based video compression technology that enables you to save large files like movies, trailers and music videos on media like CD-R/RW, and DVD recordable discs. DivX Ultra combines DivX playback with great features like integrated subtitles, multiple audio languages, multiple tracks and menus into one convenient file format.
Instant Replay for reliving a live TV moment with one touch
With Instant Replay, you can relive magic movie moments and super sports scenes - anytime you want. At the touch of a button, the hard disk will replay the last 30 seconds. Skipping backwards further requires nothing more than pressing the button again.
Plays DivX, MP3, WMA and JPEG digital camera photos
Play virtually any media format you want - whether they be DivX, MP3s, WMA or JPEGs. Experience the unbeatable convenience of great playability, and the luxury of sharing media files on your TV or home theater system - in the comfort of your living room.
Progressive Scan component video for optimized image quality
Progressive Scan doubles the vertical resolution of the image resulting in a noticeably sharper picture. Instead of sending a field comprising the odd lines to the screen first, followed by the field with the even lines, both fields are written at one time. A full image is created instantaneously, using the maximum resolution. At such a speed, your eye perceives a sharper picture with no line structure.
HDMI 1080p upscales to high definition for sharper pictures
HDMI 1080p upscaling delivers images that are crystal clear. Movies in standard definition can now be enjoyed in true high definition resolution - ensuring more details and more true-to-life pictures. Progressive Scan (represented by "p" in "1080p') eliminates the line structure prevalent on TV screens, again ensuring relentlessly sharp images. To top it off, HDMI makes a direct digital connection that can carry uncompressed digital HD video as well as digital multichannel audio, without conversions to analog - delivering perfect picture and sound quality, completely free from noise.
One Touch Pause Live TV freezes the action instantly
Pause Live TV puts you in absolute control. Once the recorder is turned on, a large built-in memory automatically starts recording the program you are watching -- allowing you to pause, replay or save the program, anytime. If you need to take a break, you can pause your 'live' TV program with just one touch of a button, and resume watching when it suits you.
Dual Media conveniently records on DVD+-R/RW, DVD+R DL
Philips DVD Recorders support ‘dual media’ recording - the ability to create recordings on DVD+R/RW, DVD-R/RW and DVD+R DL discs. Now you can buy any disc and the Philips recorder will always create fully compatible recordings, which can be played by any DVD player.
HDD Media Jukebox lets you store movies, music and photos
Create your very own digital media jukebox right in your living room. Transfer MP3, WMA, MPEG2, DivX, DivX Ultra, Xvid, JPEG and HD JPEG files quickly and conveniently onto the recorder's built-in hard disk - from USB thumbdrives, portable media players, digital cameras, and even some AV devices. Play back your favorite movies, music or photos on your TV or home theater system anytime you want. The options are endless, as will be the enjoyment.