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Sony VRDMC3 digital video recorder

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Sometimes referred to by the merchandising term personal video recorder (PVR),this is a consumer electronics device or application software that records video in a digital format to a disk drive, USB flash drive, SD memory card, SSD or other local or networked mass storage device. The term includes set-top boxes (STB) with direct to disk recording facility, portable media players (PMP) with recording, recorders (PMR) as camcorders that record onto Secure Digital memory cards and software for personal computers which enables video capture and playback to and from a hard disk drive.
digital video recorders (DVR)
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Included since: 27 Oct 2006
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Long product name Sony VRDMC3 digital video recorder :
The short editorial description of Sony VRDMC3 digital video recorder

VRDMC3 DVDirect DVD Recorder

Sony VRDMC3 digital video recorder:
The official marketing text of Sony VRDMC3 digital video recorder as supplied by the manufacturer
-Burn your personal analogue/digital video directly on DVD media - Easy to share video memories with family & friends.
-No PC needed - Easy operation like 1...2...3...
-USB interface for higher speed video dubbing - Compatible to HDD and DVD camcorders.
-Large 2.5" coloured display embedded - Easy to see video/photo input and simply control your DVD records.
-Digital and Analogue Video Input - Compatible to legacy Tape and DV-Tape recording Camcorder.
-Burns single and dual layer DVD media - up to 8 hours of personal video fits onto one single DVD (Dual Layer Video recording support for DVD+R format through Analogue/DV input only).
-Supports Dolby Digital AC-3 5.1 sound and 16:9 wide screen records from your camcorder Keep and enjoy the full quality of your films.
-Multi Memory card slot* reader slots embedded - Create your own DVD picture slideshow from photos directly from digital memory cards. * For Compact Flash, Memory Stick, SD
Card and xD-Picture Cards.
-PictBridge compatible through USB interface - Easy to print out photos directly to your PictBridge compatible photo printer.
Short summary description Sony VRDMC3 digital video recorder:
This short summary of the Sony VRDMC3 digital video recorder data-sheet is auto-generated and uses the product title and the first six key specs.
Sony VRDMC3, Windows 2000 SP4/XP Home/Professional SP2, 100-240V AC, 30 W, 224 x 222 x 65 mm, 1.75 kg, CF, SD, xD
Long summary description Sony VRDMC3 digital video recorder :

Sony VRDMC3. Compatible operating systems: Windows 2000 SP4/XP Home/Professional SP2. Power requirements: 100-240V AC, Power consumption (typical): 30 W. Dimensions (WxDxH): 224 x 222 x 65 mm, Weight: 1.75 kg. Compatible memory cards: CF, SD, xD. Display: LCD

This is an auto-generated long summary of Sony VRDMC3 digital video recorder based on the first three specs of the first five spec groups.
Ports & interfaces
USB 2.0 ports quantity
Number of USB 2.0 ports (connecting interfaces) in the device. USB 2.0 was released in April 2000 (now called "Hi-Speed"), adding higher maximum signaling rate of 480 Mbit/s (effective throughput up to 35 MB/s or 280 Mbit/s), USB 2.0 ports are usually black.
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Compatible memory cards
Types of memory cards which can be used with this product.
CF, SD, xD
Technical details
Audio (L,R) out
The two sockets (ports) for transmitting left audio signal (white cable) and right audio signal (red cable).
Weight & dimensions
Dimensions (WxDxH)
Dimensions of the product (Width x Depth x Height).
224 x 222 x 65 mm
Weight of the product without packaging (net weight). If possible, the net weight is given including standard accessories and supplies. Please note that sometimes the manufacturer leaves out the weight of accessories and/or supplies.
1.75 kg
Power requirements
100-240V AC
Power consumption (typical)
Amount of power consumed by this model, often expressed in watts (W). Typical values that manufacturers give are power consumption when off, standby/suspended mode, typical use, maximum usage.
30 W
Compatible operating systems
List of desktop operating systems tested as compatible with this product.
Windows 2000 SP4/XP Home/Professional SP2
Source Testseek summary Average rating
Testseek has collected 12 expert reviews for Sony VRDMC3 DVDirect DVD Recorder and the average expert rating is 70 of 100. The average score reflects the expert community’s view on this product. Click below and use Testseek to see all ratings, product awards and conclusions.
Source Review comments Score
Want to archive without a computer? This might just be the solution...
Good Burn directly to DVDs without a computer, LCD screen so you can see what is going on, plenty of connectors, memory card reader...
Bad Can be slow at times, rather large for what it is...
Bottom line For those not wanting to get a computer, but at the same time not miss out on the benefits of a digital camera the Sony DVDirect VRD MC-3 will certainly fit the bill...
The Sony DVDirect VRD-MC3 DVD recorder aims to eliminate at least part of the process, the computer part. The Sony DVDirect VRD-MC3 DVD recorder is a combination DVD recorder and encoder that takes video content from almost any video source (it suppo...
Bottom line An unusual device, but an absolute winner at that. We really like the Sony DVDirect VRD-MC3 DVD recorder. Keith Shaw Lowest online price: £N/A...
Yep, so it’s a bit CE for Atomic. And it looks like it’s got an iPod in the middle. But when Sony offers something of good value that is actually a bloody good device too, we tend to sit up and take notice.The DVDirect is for all intents and p...
The Sony VRD-MC3 DVDirect is an easy to use standalone DVD creation and transfer device which is only let down by its incompatibility with some non-Sony products...
Good Easy to use...
Bad Some DVD or HDD camcorder features only work exclusive with Sony models, AVCHD camcorders not supported The Final Word The Sony VRD-MC3 DVDirect is an easy to use standalone DVD creation and transfer device which is only let down by its incompatibility...
Bottom line The Sony VRD-MC3 DVDirect is an easy to use standalone DVD creation and transfer device which is only let down by its incompatibility with some non-Sony products...
Sony’s DVDirect is designed to help you unshackle yourself from the computer when you want to store/backup your digital media. It is specifically aimed at digital camera and camcorder users. You can use it to create DVD slideshows of as many pics as...
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