What’s better than a camcorder? A DVD recorder by Canon. The DW-100 allows you to record video from your camera and put it on DVD. It accepts MPEG-2 Video in SD as well as HD video recorded with the AVCHD codec, Blu-Ray disc players as well as PS3′s, connects to any PC with the help of it’s USB 2 connection. Now you can record all those hilarious moments and actually make your own DVD! Coming to stores March 2008.
This video recorder is a rough quality that is especially for motorsports. Very easy to use, just hook your MPEG-4 to your chassis and grab video, lap times and telemetry information to the Compact Flash card. You can get playback on your pc and a bunch of data. Now you can brag to all your friends about your lame motorcycle tricks that you think are awesome all on tape! $750
Toshiba is pretty famous for HD-DVD’s, but they’re coming out with just an ordinary DVD player. The SD-P120DT, a brand new 12′ 800×480 DVD player has a built-in digital TV tuner, is able to output video on HDMI (720p or 1080i). It’s compatible with most formats such as DivX, MP3, and WMA files, and is going for approximately $380.
I know most of you aren’t satisfied with your flash USB drives. Am I right? Well here’s something that might make you change your mind about USB drives altogether. The Sansa TakeTV Video player features an 8GB flash drive, plugs into any USB dock from a TV outlet, can decode DivX, XviD, and MPEG-4 video files up to 720 x 576 and 7Mbps for TV playback. Unfortunately there’s no price or release date yet from Buy.com, so you can’t get one at the moment!
The battle between HD DVD and blu ray is still going on, NME has created the HD VMD player. But considering that no one has ever heard of these yet, and the limited film selection for this format, it would be surprising if quite a few movies made is to HD VMD. The ML622S starts at $189 and ML777s is $199 at the moment.
Sony Japan has rolled out the DVP-FX860DT portable DVD player, which packs in a 8 inch LCD display (800 x 480) fixed by two hinges allowing it to rotate 180 degrees. The player sports DVD, VCD, Audio CD and MP3 disc playback and features a USB terminal to load up USB drives for MP3 and JPEG playback. Its onboard battery provides up to 6 hours of continuous playback. Measuring 228.6mm Ã— 165.3mm Ã— 32.3mm and weighing 1.02Kg, the Sony DVP-FX860DT will be released in Japan for $500.
Here is a slim and sexy I-O Data DVRP-UN8LX DVD burner that can burn DVD R/RW in 8x speed or the DVD DL in 4x speed. Measuring 138mm x 143mm x 21mm and weighing 380grams, the burner also features LabelFlash and USB connectivity. I-O Data DVRP-UN8LX DVD burner is currently available in Japan for $170.
Sony has released in UK its brand new portable DVD player. Known as the DVP-FX850, the player has the 8 inch TFT high resolution LCD display. Supported formats include DVD-R/-RW, DVD+R/+RW, DVD+R DL, CD, CD-R/RW, JPEG, and MP3. This portable device offers a powerful embedded speaker, twin headphone jacks to share the current movie with someone, and a rechargeable battery that offers 6 hours of continuous playback. Sony DVP-FX850 will be released on 2nd July at an undisclosed price.
Sony DVP-FX850 portable DVD player provides a “high-resolution” eight-inch widescreen LCD that has a 180-degree swivel. The player boasts of up to six hours of battery life and will play even those 8 cm DVDs. The device features an AV input / output, twin headphone jacks, digital audio output, a 12-bit / 108MHz DAC, and a worldwide power supply. Sony’s DVP-FX850 portable DVD player will be out sometime next month. No word on the pricing yet.
Here is the thinest DVD burner in the world today. Measuring at just 7mm thick, Panasonic’s new Multi DVD burner was made for notebooks. No word on pricing yet.