DVDirect® MC5 Multi-Function DVD Recorder


With the VRD-MC5, you can easily transfer your outdated media quickly and easily to DVD without the need for a PC. Just connect to your camcorder, VCR or DVR for recording video DVDs playable in standard DVD players. Built-in slots accept the five most common memory cards for recording digital pictures to DVD as a slideshow or for photo storage. And for the ultimate in clarity and photo-realistic imagery, record high definition AVCHD video from Sony HDD or Memory Stick® Handycam® camcorders to DVD, playable in Blu-ray Disc™ compatible devices.

Direct, real-time video DVD recording from virtually any camcorder, VCR, or Digital Video Recorder

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

Preview video or up to 6 digital photos at a time using built-in 2.5” color LCD screen

Automatic DVD menu and title creation, choose from 4 preset menu designs

Automatic DVD chaptering every 5, 10, or 15 minutes, even stop-timer recording!

Records on 4.7GB DVD+R/+RW and 8.5GB DVD+R Double Layer Discs

5 recording quality modes allow up to 12 hours of video to be recorded per disc

Transfer high definition video in native 1080i resolution from Sony AVCHD 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

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). Will “span” multiple DVDs as necessary

Consolidate several mini camcorder DVDs to full size 5” DVD using Sony DVD Handycam camcorder



Product Specifications

Video Creation

·         Recording Features

o    Aspect Ratio : 16:9 (Wide Screen) & 4:3 (Full Screen)

o    Audio Encoding : Dolby ® Digital (2 channel) & 5.1 Surround Sound

o    Format(s) Supported : DVD+R, DVD+RW, DVD-R, DVD-RW (USB) DVD+R, DVD+R DL, DVD+RW, DVD-R, DVD-RW (DV/Analog)

o    Recording Sources : USB DV/Analog

o    Recording Time : 12h per DVD (approx.)3

o    Video Encoding : (DV/Analog) MPEG-2 (standard DVD) AVC/H.264 (AVCHD recording only)

·         Inputs and Outputs

o    1080/24p Input Capable : x1

o    Composite Video Input(s) : x1

o    Input(s) : x1 (L/R) Audio

o    S-Video Input(s) : x1

o    USB Port(s) : x1 (for HDD/DVD/MemoryStick® Handycam® camcorders only)

o    i.LINK® Connection : 4-pin i.LINK (IEEE1394) (for camcorder connection only)2


·         Recording Features

o    Photo Recording : Yes

o    Video Recording : SD HD

·         Hardware

o    Media & Modes Supported : MemoryStick Pro Duo™/Pro Duo, Multi-Card slot (MemoryStick® Pro, SD™/SDHC™ Memory Card, xD Picture Card™), Compact Flash

·         Playback Features

o    Photo Playback : Yes

o    Video Playback : DVD+R, DVD+RW, DVD-R, DVD-RW JPEG, DCF2.0 compliant

·         Memory

o    Memory Size : 2,000 photos (max.)

·         Service and Warranty Information

o    Limited Warranty : 1 year Limited

Accessories Supplied

·         Multi-Function DVD Recorder (VRD-MC5)

·         AC Adaptor

·         AC Power Cord

·         Operating Instructions

·         Quick Start Guide