JVC announced the new DR-MV80B and DR-MV150B DVD/VCR combo recorders. The former has built-in ATSC tuner for convenient recording while the latter comes with JVC’s Timer Link for easy program recording.
Both JVC’s DR-MV80B and DR-MV150B can do VHS-to-DVD dubbing and 1080p upconversion via HDMI. They support DVD–R/RW, DVD+R/RW and DVD-RAM discs for recording and playback. JPEG, MP3 and WMA files can also be handled and Dolby Digital and DTS HD decoding are supported.
These two new DVD/VCR recorders have a front panel DV input that allows users to connect a camcorder and transfer footage to a DVD disc or VHS videocassette easily. In addition to HDMI, DR-MV80B and DR-MV150B have S-Video outputs, composite outputs and inputs, and coaxial and optical audio outputs.
Availability and pricing:
- DR-MV80B Spring 2009 $199.95
- DR-MV150B Spring 2009 $249.95