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HDMI 1080p upscales to high definition for sharper pictures. Progressive Scan component video for optimized image quality. 1080p Up Conversion. Watch, Forward, Rewind or Freeze Live TV while Recording. 4Way Dubbing(HDD->DVD,DVD->HDD,DV->HDD,DV->DVD). Records up to 387 hours onto 320GB HDD. Plays MP3 and JPEG digital camera photos
HDD and DVD Recorder with Digital Tuner.Input/Output Connectors: Analog : 2x 2-Channel Audio (RCA), 1x Component Video, 1x Composite Video, 3x S-Video, 1x Analog RF.Digital: 1x HDMI, 1x Digital Coaxial Audio,1x Firewire.With the MDR513H/F7, you could potentially record a TV show to the hard drive, keep it there and delete commercials with the editing features, then save it to a DVD or simply keep it on the hard drive. For convenience purposes it has one-touch recording (OTR)and 1-button dubbing. There are six recording modes with record times from 64-387 minutes on HDD and 60-360 minutes on disc.