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Progressive Scan DVD Recorder

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DMR-EH55S
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Progressive Scan DVD Recorder with Built-In 200GB Hard Disk, SD Card Slot, DV Input, and HDMI Output with EZ Sync™ Control—Records to DVD-RAM/-R/-RW/+R/+RW Discs

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Browse and record easily

Find and Record Your Favorite Programs Easily with TV Guide On Screen 153;1
Your hectic schedule isn't always compatible with TV program schedules, so being able to quickly locate your favorite shows and record them for later viewing is important. The TV Guide On Screen 153; Electronic Program Guide lets you easily find your favorite programs and set up your DVD recorder to record them unattended. Explore program listings up to 8 days in advance, searching by genre or keyword to help narrow down your choices. Once you've found what you want in the listings, simply select the program and your DVD recorder will automatically begin recording at the preset time.

Super Multi-Format Recording and Playback—Record and Play Almost Anything
Incredibly versatile and format friendly, this DVD recorder can record to and play back just about any DVD you can throw at it. Specifically, it can record to and play back DVD-R/-RW/-RAM/+R/+RW discs. It can also play back many more disc formats, including: DVD-Video, DVD-Audio, DVD-R(dual layer), DVD+R(dual layer), CD, CD-DA, and CD-R/RW(including MP3,, and DivX files). With a Panasonic DVD recorder, never think twice about what disc you need.

Record with Twice the Resolution
This DVD recorder can record an amazing 500 lines of horizontal resolution in LP Mode, which is twice the 250 lines of resolution offered by conventional LP Mode recording. What does this mean? It means that you can fit up to 4-hours of recordings on one DVD (4.7GB capacity) and still enjoy the crisp, vibrant images with exceptional detail that 500 lines of horizontal resolution deliver.

High Definition (1080i/720p) Up-Conversion with HDMI—Upgrade Your DVDs
When connected to an HDMI-compatible TV via an HDMI cable, this DVD recorder can up-convert the DVD content that youre watching to 720p or 1080i resolution (depending on your TVs display capability) so you can enjoy beautiful, high-quality imagery in near high definition.

Watch and Record At the Same Time
You sit down to watch this week's episode of your favorite show and realize that you never got around to watching your recording of last week's episode. Not a problem with Time Slip 153;, featuring simultaneous record and play. Select this week's episode in the program guide, start recording, and as it records you can watch your recording of last week's episode.

What if you set up your DVD recorder to record a movie from 8:00 to 10:00 while you're out, but dinner was faster than you expected and you get home early? With our Chasing Playback feature, you don't have to wait for the program to finish recording in order to watch it. You can begin watching the portion of the program that has already been saved while the DVD recorder continues recording the remainder of the program.

Avoid Accidentally Recording Over A Program
If you own a VCR, it's almost certain that at some point someone has accidentally recorded over a movie or show that you wanted to keep. One-Touch Record will save your favorite programs from the same fate by automatically scanning the disc for blank space before starting the recording process. No more worries that your favorite sitcom's season finale will be overwritten by a family member's Sunday fishing show.

Browse Through Your Recordings Using Thumbnails
You and your family are sure to enjoy the convenience of your DVD recorder so much that you'll have a large library of recordings in no time. Keeping track of all those programs would be difficult if it weren't for our enhanced Direct Navigator, which displays thumbnails of every program on the disc as you browse, making it easy to identify the contents of each recording.

Built-In 200GB2 Hard Disk Recorder
The massive capacity of the built-in hard disk means you'll have plenty of space to record shows for everyone in the house. Record lots of programming, figure out what you want to keep, then move it to DVD in minutes for long-term storage.

Film-Like Image Quality
The goal of any playback device should be accurate reproduction of the original content. In the case of DVDs, most of that content is film-based. Utilizing advanced progressive scan3 playback techniques and very accurate MPEG video decoders, this DVD recorder provides an image that faithfully represents the image you see at your favorite movie theater.

Learn more about progressive scan playback and how it improves your movie watching experience.

  1. To use this function, your DVD recorder must be connected to a TV antenna and able to receive a terrestrial broadcast that includes EPG data in the transmission. VCR Plus+ will not be available unless the DVD recorder has retrieved EPG program listings. TV GUIDE and other related marks are registered marks of Gemstar-TV Guide International, Inc. and/or one of its affiliates. TV Guide On Screen, G-LINK, VCR Plus+ and PlusCode are registered marks of Gemstar-TV Guide International and/or one of its affiliates.
  2. GB = 1 billion bytes. Usable capacity will be less.
  3. In order to take advantage of a progressive scan DVD player, your TV must be capable of accepting and displaying a progressive scan signal (480p).

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    • COMPATIBILITY:
    • Multi-Format Playback (Playable Disc Type)
    • DVD-RAM Video Playback Capability
    • DVD-RW, DVD-R Playback Capability
    • CD, CD-R/RW Playback Capability
    • MP3 Playback Capability
    • Recordable Disc Type
    • CONVENIENCE:
    • EZ Sync™ HDAVI Control
    • Time Slip Function
    • TV Guide On ScreenTM Program Guide
    • Built-in VCR
    • Built-in Hard Disk Drive
    • One-Touch Record and Play
    • 1 Second Quick Start
    • Rapid Random Access, Recording and Playback
    • Playlist Playback
    • Direct Navigator
    • Selectable Recording Modes
    • Quick View
    • Flexible Recording (FR Mode)
    • Bilingual Recording
    • VIDEO:
    • 2x LP Horizontal Resolution Recording
    • VHS Refresh Dubbing to DVD
    • 4x Natural Gradation
    • Progressive Scanning
    • Horizontal Resolution
    • INPUT/OUTPUT:
    • A/V Inputs
    • DV Input Terminal
    • HDMI Interface
    • Built-in SD Card Slot
    • 2ch Audio Out
    • Component Video Out (Y, PB, PR)
    • S-Video Outputs
    • Composite Video Outputs
    • Optical Digital Output for DTS® & Dolby Digital® Surround Sound
    • Digital Audio Out
    • SD Card Playable File Formats
    • OTHER:
    • Power Source
    • Power Consumption
    • Remote Control
    • Color
    • Dimensions (H x W x D)
    • Weight
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