The Samsung DVD-V8500 combo unit lets you enjoy both your VHS and DVD libraries with one component. The hi-fi VCR offers MTS decoding, four video heads, three VHS recording settings (SP, SLP, and auto), auto tracking adjustment, and quasi S-VHS playback. The DVD-V8500 also offers a wide spectrum of playback formats, including DVD movie, CD audio, DVD-R/RW, DVD+R/RW, CD-R/RW, MP3, WMA, and JPEG. Additionally, you can view photos directly from your digital camera's memory card with the multi-format card slot on the front of the unit, which is compatible with Memory Stick, Memory Stick Pro, Memory Stick Duo, SmartMedia, Multimedia Card, Secure Digital (SD), CompactFlash, Microdrive, xD-Picture Card, and miniSD. It also includes front-panel AV inputs, enabling you to connect a digital video camcorder for easy recording to VHS tape.
The DVD-V8500 also offers 10-bit 54-MHz DAC for high-quality video recording and playback. It provides optical and coaxial digital audio outputs for Dolby Digital and DTS multi-channel surround sound, as well as a selectable progressive-scan mode for smoother video with HD-compatible TVs via the component video output (480i/480p for DVD only). It also offers the following video connections:
- Composite AV (RCA) In: 2
- Composite AV (RCA) Out: 1
- S-Video Out: 1
- RF: input and output (tuner pass through only)
What's in the Box
DVD player/VCR combo, remote control (with batteries), power cable, AV cable, printed operating instructions
Enjoy your entire film collection—both VHS tapes and DVDs—with Samsung's DVD-V8500. This slim combo component treats you to the sharp picture and clean sound of progressive scan DVD plus the recording and playback conveniences of VHS. View digital pictures via a front-panel memory card slot that handles 10 different formats: Memory Stick, Memory Stick Pro, Smart Media, Multi Media, Secure Digital Card, Compact Flash, Micro Drive, XD Picture Card, Mini SD and Memory Stick Duo. Connection outputs include coaxial digital, L/R stereo, composite video, component video out and S-video out. Includes cables, remote control and user's guide. Imported. 3Hx18Wx9-2/5D".